Category: Local Dog Tips & Resources

Animal Control Officers In And Around Saratoga

Below is a list of animal control officers in and around Saratoga Springs, NY. Dogs in this area will be taken to the Saratoga County Animal Shelter. For more info about animal control and the Saratoga County Animal Shelter click here. Ballston Tom Shambo, 885-8706 Village of Ballston Mark Hersh, 857-6606 Dave Brown, 376-8035 Charlton Gary […]

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Top 3 Tips – Trail Etiquette for Hiking With Your Dog

Dog & Owner Trail Etiquette Hiking is an excellent way to give both yourself and your dog some physical and mental exercise, but do you know basic trail etiquette for hiking with your dog?  Yes, it’s a thing! There are dozens of great trails to hike, bike and walk throughout the Saratoga County region that […]

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Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a Foster Dog

“Recently, I visited the Saratoga County Animal Shelter in the hopes of finding my “forever” dog to adopt. As I walked down the aisle, viewing one dog after the other and reading his or her story on the card attached to the glass wall separating me from the dogs, it struck me that I might be doing […]

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How To Include Your Dog In Your Wedding

Tips on Putting the Woofs and the Wags in Your Wedding Day Festivities! Your dog is your best friend, one who’s been with you through thick and thin. It’s only natural that you’d want him to be there on your wedding day. But before you hurry out to buy the perfect canine tuxedo, take some time […]

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How to License Your Dog In and Around Saratoga County

Whether you live in the city or the country, you are required by law to get a license for your dog. Licenses need to be renewed annually and dogs do not need to be licensed until they are four months old. If your dog bothers the neighbors, is  lost, stolen, or nabbed by animal control or bites […]

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Save a Life by Fostering a Dog in Saratoga Springs!

Fostering a dog in Saratoga Springs, or anywhere for that matter, means you are providing a safe haven for a dog on his way to a secure forever home. You will have the unique opportunity to provide a warm environment to a dog in need, and to show them what it means to be loved. […]

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Doggy Day Trip To The Lake George NY Dog Beach

In a world that can sometimes seem unfair to our four-legged family members (No Dogs Allowed!), it’s nice to know that there are little spots exclusively for dogs and their people. While many retail stores and hotels have made themselves dog-friendly, sadly, public beaches more than often will not allow dogs, thus, denying our canine […]

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10 Tips for Following Dog Park Etiquette

In the U.S., dog parks are becoming as common as the neighborhood tot playground. Its wishful thinking on our behalf to regard dog parks as amusement parks for our furry family members, and they can be…if both the dog and his human know what to expect and how to behave. Before visiting a dog park […]

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Top 10 Tips for Boarding Your Dog

Once you find a dog boarding facility in or around Saratoga Springs, NY where you feel comfortable leaving your beloved pup, it’s important to make the necessary preparations to make your vacation, and your dogs, as enjoyable and worry-free as possible! 1. Take Care of the Paperwork Beforehand Drop off your vaccination records and fill out […]

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