Greenlin Pet Resorts Blog

The Role of Play in Dog Socialization

A black and white dog and a brown dog socializing at dog daycare.

When people picture their life with a puppy, they imagine sweet cuddles on the couch, long walks through the neighborhood, dog training sessions, and some play. However, though it may not be the most notable thing an owner thinks of when planning for their new furry family member, play with humans and other animals is…

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Decoding Dog Barks and Body Language

A yellow golden retriever dog barks at the camera at dog daycare.

Just like humans, dogs have needs and wants that they are compelled to express. Unlike humans, dogs are unable to speak any language, so they must rely on their body language and vocal expressions, such as barks, growls, and whines, to convey their needs. These signals are a dog’s way of communicating what they are…

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What to Expect on the First Day of Dog Daycare

Three happy dogs smile at the camera while running in the grass at dog daycare.

Your pup’s first day at dog daycare can be an extremely exciting time, but it can also sometimes be a nerve-wracking experience for the owner. Rest assured that while this may be your dog’s first rodeo, figuratively speaking, it will not be the daycare’s; far from it! Most dog daycares have their own systems, procedures,…

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Booking a Reservation Is Easier Than Ever Before!

A small white dog runs in front of a plastic play structure at doggie daycare.

In a world where our furry friends are cherished family members, finding a trustworthy and convenient pet care facility is crucial. Greenlin Pet Resorts, a leading doggie daycare and pet boarding facility, understands the significance of providing top-notch services not only for your pets but also for you, their owners. Exciting news for pet parents…

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Understanding Different Dog Breeds and Their Daycare Needs

A fluffy black and white dog jumps toward the camera.

The genetic lineage of your dog directly — and literally — shapes its development as it grows and interacts with the world around it. While every dog has its own unique personality and genomic expression, breed traits can instill certain physical, mental, or medical needs that should be accounted for when seeking optimal care. At…

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Canine Communication: Decoding Dog Barks and Body Language

Two shaggy dogs, one black and white, one tan, look up at the camera with mouths open.

Just like humans, dogs have needs and wants that they are compelled to express. Unlike humans, dogs are unable to speak any language, so they must rely on their body language and vocal expressions, such as barks, growls, and whines, to convey their needs. These signals are a dog’s way to communicate what they are…

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The Benefits of Routine for Dogs

A sitting brown and white dog smiles up at the camera.

All dogs can benefit from having a regular routine throughout their week. It doesn’t have to involve a strict schedule (outside of feedings), and not every activity has to be done every day, but a routine helps dogs mentally, physically, and medically. Every animal has its own type of routine in nature. Wild wolves, which…

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Can You Teach an Old Dog New Tricks? Training Tips for Senior Dogs

An old dog with brown spots is outside at dog daycare learning new tricks.

Although owning a puppy gets a lot of good press, an older dog can offer positive benefits that you might not expect. Whether you have recently adopted a senior dog, or think your old friend needs a little bit more training, there are several keys to training an older dog that you should consider.  The…

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When a Fur Friend Passes: How to Help Them Cope With Loss and Change

A sad brown dog mourns the passing of a friend.

It goes without saying that pets are like four-legged family members, and animals that live in the same household are likely to bond over time. When a furry sibling friend passes, it can be difficult for the other pets in the house to understand what is truly happening.  Navigating loss can be overwhelming, for you…

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Is Doggie Daycare Right for My Senior Dog?

A senior german shepard at dog daycare.

As much as we love our furry friends and want them by our side, bringing them everywhere is impossible. To compensate for this, pet owners bring their dogs to doggie daycare instead of leaving them at home. For many pet owners, keeping older pets safe means to keep them under a watchful eye. In many…

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