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Preparing for Flea and Tick Season

With summer just around the corner, it’s time for pet owners to start back up on their flea prevention routine. For those who live in places that are warm year-round, like Florida or California, it is essential to keep up this regimen all year. According to AKC, here in Indiana, flea and tick season begins […]

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DIY: Dog-Friendly Easter Basket

Tired of your pup begging for your sweet Easter treats? This year, save the trouble by getting them their very own Easter basket! It’s super simple and your furry friend is bound to love it. Here’s how to make the perfect doggie Easter basket in just a few simple steps!            […]

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March: Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month- Part 1

Did you know that March is national pet poison prevention awareness month? Of course, most dog owners know the obvious foods dogs shouldn’t have, like chocolate for example. However, there are a lot of things that you shouldn’t give your pups that most wouldn’t think twice about. With March being the month to highlight these […]

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Canine Influenza

             Each year we as dog owners have to take our dogs to the vet for their annual vaccines. Because we love our furry little friends, we want them to be able to socialize with as little risk of getting sick as possible. Just like our own children, we want […]

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Reasons Dogs Make the Best Valentines!

              Don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day this year? No need to fear, your pup is here to save the day! Sound silly? Well, there are actually quite a few reasons why dogs can make better Valentines than people do. Here we have just a few of the reasons […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe When It’s Hot

We love adorable pet pictures and heart-warming dog stories, but this time of year, we want to share some information that’s a little more serious. July and August are the hottest months in Indiana, and while many of us are mentally shifting gears to fall, we still have some warm days ahead.  Your dog’s safety […]

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How to Prepare Your Dog (And Yourself) for Summer Boarding

Planning a summer vacation is exciting and can be filled with anticipation. But if you have to leave your dog behind in a boarding facility, it can also be an emotionally draining experience. With a little preparation, both you and your dog will be set up for vacation success. Here are some pre-getaway suggestions from […]

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Thunderstorms and Your Dog: What Happens & How You Can Help

It isn’t a proper spring in Indiana without plenty of rain and thunderstorms. As our team at the Good Dog Hotel & Spa knows first-hand, storms can affect your dog’s mood and behavior. Canines can get anxious, frightened and jittery when thunder and lightning come into play, and for good reason. Weather affects them in […]

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10 Easter Holiday Dangers for Pets

For those who have Easter celebrations coming up, there’s a lot to look forward to. Maybe it’s a big family meal, action-packed egg hunts, filled-to-the rim baskets, or lots and lots of candy. We never want to hear post-holiday horror stories from our guests at the Good Dog Hotel & Spa. So, as you gear […]

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2018 Holiday Safety Tips for Dogs

Keep your dog and other pets safe during the holidays with these food, decorations and party safety tips. ‘Tis the season for twinkling lights and holiday festivities. We’re already in the spirit at the Good Dog Hotel & Spa in Broad Ripple, and we can’t wait to spread some cheer. As you plan your family […]

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