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Health and wellness for older companion animals

December 15, 2015

One of the most difficult decisions pet parents face is deciding on the best treatment for conditions their dog may experience as they grow older. Just like humans, older dogs can get stiffer as they age which means getting up and moving around can take longer, and their movements can be physically painful. The good…

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Is there a cure for dogs that are excessive lickers?

August 20, 2015

Licking is a natural behavior of dogs; it’s in their genes. Your dog may be trying to get your attention to ask for something, or he/she may be expressing submissiveness or excitement. Licking can mean “Hi! I thought you were never coming home ever again and you did! I am so happy to see you!”…

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5 tips for boarding your geriatric dog

October 24, 2014

Do you have an older dog that that requires extra care? Are you concerned about boarding him/her? That’s a legitimate worry for many dog owners, especially for those who travel on occasion and must leave their furry friends at a boarding kennel. Professional dog kennels, like Rover Stay Over, have the knowledge, understanding and compassion…

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5 tips for keeping your dog cool in the summer

July 22, 2014

Northwest Washington summers might not be as hot and intense as other parts of the country, but our pets are still susceptible to suffering from heat-related issues. Sometimes even a comfortable 70-degree day can cause your furry friend to get overheated – it’s important to keep tabs on them and watch for the signs of…

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Tick troubles – it’s time to learn about prevention and treatment

June 17, 2014

Many folks take advantage of the summer months to get outside more with their dogs, including going on long hikes and camping trips. Getting outdoors is wonderful – there is so much to see in Washington State, but being outside also means putting yourself and your pet in the path of ticks. Ticks are carriers…

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Colorful yard with people playing with a dog

Top 5 reasons to board your dog instead of leaving them with a friend

April 20, 2014

It’s getting to be vacation season so people are making travel plans and booking hotel rooms for the summer months. But have you made plans for your dog? If not, now is the time to start doing so. You may be planning to leave your dog with a friend or family member, but that’s not…

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Office complete, fencing set for this week – we'll be ready for your pets on April 1st!

March 22, 2011

Pet and human visitors alike will LOVE Rover Stay Over!  Our goal is to provide pet boarding services in a comfortable, home-like atmosphere…you won’t be disappointed. The past two weeks have been a flurry of activity; our check-in/check-out office is now complete, private kennel units are being installed and final painting jobs are under way. …

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