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Rover Stay Over: Doggy day camp in a country setting

At Rover Stay Over, we love the phrase “life unleashed.” We made it our tagline, in fact, because we feel it fits well our philosophy when it comes to a dog’s life at Rover. Whether your pup is here for for day camp or an overnight stay, you can count on your beloved pooch having…

Happiness for old-timers: How Rover Stay Over cares for geriatric pets

Have an older dog with a little gray in the muzzle? Have no fear! Whether it’s a quick grooming appointment or a day or night stay, Rover Stay Over’s staff has the expertise and experience to properly care for geriatric pups. “We have cared for lots of older dogs over the years and know they…

Why you (and your dog) will love doggy daycare at Rover

When it comes to doggy daycare, what sets Rover Stay Over apart? Cleanliness. To keep our modern kennels clean, Rover uses environmentally-friendly products whenever possible. We also use a whole lot of elbow grease — our kennels and our special elevated dog beds are cleaned twice every day. Exercise. At Rover, we like to say…

Pet food allergies, and what to do about them

Has your beloved pup been scratching more than usual lately? Did she develop an ear or skin infection over the summer that just doesn’t seem to be going away? It’s possible that she has developed an allergy to an ingredient — most likely some type of animal protein — in her food. Dogs can be…

Rover Stay Over: Your home for long-term dog boarding

It’s the height of summer, your home is on the market, and your dog sheds enough to make an entire flock of sheep nervous about job security. You REALLY need a temporary home for Spot while prospective homebuyers are picking over your house. What to do? Rover Stay Over has become a leader for dog…

How to get your dog ready for travel

Here are a few quick tips for helping your new buddy acclimate to car rides and do it as well as possible, before your vacation gets underway.

Help for overweight dogs

Is your dog looking a little chunky? Just as with us humans, it’s unhealthy for pups to be carrying unnecessary weight. If you’ve been wondering if your canine companion is carrying extra pounds, here is a simple test and a few things you can do to ensure your dog is healthy. First, simply feel around…

Pug wearing a thundershirt

Thundershirts: Great options for calming anxious dogs

Do you have an excitable or nervous dog? One who freaks out over fireworks and thunderstorms or who acts like her world is ending whenever you leave them at doggy daycare? Several of Rover Stay Over’s customers have canine companions who behave like this, and they’ll often share tips on what works to calm their…

Have you ever heard of Alternative Humane Society?

Have you ever heard of Alternative Humane Society? Rover Stay Over is super proud to be working with them, and we wanted to take a little time to talk about what they do and how they serve the many amazing animals ― and animal lovers ― in the Whatcom County community. For starters, the unique…