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Whatcom County Doggy Daycare

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

October 25, 2017

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…

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Pet food allergies, and what to do about them

September 27, 2017

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…

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golden retriever looking out fence

Fences designed to keep your pup safe

September 28, 2016

OK, be honest: Raise your hand if Your dog’s name is Houdini You have good reason to change your dog’s name to Houdini Our furry friends can be amazing escape artists. And while dog owners are often tempted to stand back and be impressed at their four-legged friends’ ingenuity and physical ability, a dog that…

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Black lab puppy sitting

So you got a new puppy. Now what?

August 24, 2016

Recently welcomed a furry bundle of joy into your home? It’s all fun and games from here. Well, it can be, anyway, as long as you train your puppy right. Here are five simple rules for training your new pup at home: Command, reward, repeat. When it comes to training a puppy, quantity beats quality…

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The benefits of elevated dog beds

July 27, 2016

We take canine health and comfort seriously here at Rover Stay Over, that’s why we invest in elevated dog beds for our canine guests to use. They are a big expense for our kennel but we know it’s totally worth it! That’s one of the biggest reasons we provide every four-legged friend who stays here…

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Why we fully staff our facility–and what that means for you

July 1, 2016

Attention, affection and companionship are also critical to our dogs’ health and well-being.

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How much exercise does your dog really need?

May 26, 2016

As the saying goes, a tired dog is a good dog. Or as we say here at Rover Stay Over, we send your fur companion home fully exercised and “dog tired.” Did you know daily exercise can improve a dog’s mental health, reduce anxious behaviors and alleviate boredom? Did you know all dogs are different…

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5 tips for boarding your dog

March 25, 2016

If you are new to doggy parenting or are looking for a new place to leave your fur baby while you’re away for the weekend, know that there are reputable dog kennels in Whatcom County that can be a great resource. Selecting the right kennel requires a bit of homework on your part—planning and research…

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Rover hosts 3rd annual pet supply drive for local animal shelters

February 29, 2016

During the entire month of March, Rover Stay Over will be accepting donations of pet food and supplies at our Lynden location to benefit the Whatcom and Alternative Humane Societies. Needed items include leashes, blankets, kitty litter, treats, food and other things that help keeps dogs happy and healthy. Rover Stay Over is also accepting…

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Catch a ride to Rover Stay Over with new shuttle service

February 25, 2016

Does your beloved fur baby miss out on the perks of doggy daycare because you don’t have time to bring them here before work? Do you have a hard time getting your dog in for much-needed grooming appointments? Is dropping the dog off at the kennel one more thing on your pre-vacation to-do list? Well…

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