Things to Consider When Boarding Your Best Friend
by Richard Colven
From the Lake Norman Citizen, July 26, 2012
All dog owners eventually need to have someone else take care of their best friend for travel or other reasons. Choosing a comfortable and appropriate place is an emotional and important decision that requires a little homework and planning. Choices run the gamut from the local vet to facilities that focus specifically on boarding and dog day care.
Many important questions should be asked when considering which facility is best for your pet. Is your dog full of energy and in need of a lot of exercise, or is she nervous around other dogs? Is your dog used to spending a lot of time alone, or does he have separation anxiety? Does your dog have medical needs or other physical ailments? In some cases, boarding with your vet is the best choice for medical conditions.
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