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Meet Our Staff: Jenna F.

July 15th, 2019 (No Comments)

Jenna F. – Shift Leader/SmartPlay Coach Jenna joined Paws and Pals in August of 2016 as a Pet Care Specialist and is now a Shift Leader. She also works as a SmartPlay Coach. Jenna has completed Red Cross training for Pet First Aid and CPR. She has achieved her certifications for understanding canine body language, […]

July Pal of the Month: Goldie

July 3rd, 2019 (No Comments)

Meet July’s Pal, Goldie! Goldie is a husky mix. Her beautiful blue eyes help give it away. She will be 2-years-old in October. She loves coming to Paws & Pals to play with her daycare friends and for her regular spa days. She has also stayed several times. She loves other dogs but can be shy […]

Five Safe Drinking Water Tips

June 20th, 2019 (No Comments)

Water sources are not always safe for your dog to drink. 1) When hiking, carry water for your dog and yourself. Pristine appearing streams and lakes can carry microorganisms like diarrhea-causing giardia that you don’t want your dog to ingest. 2) If you find yourself without bottled water, treat natural water sources with filters and […]

Meet Our Staff: Jill

May 30th, 2019 (No Comments)

Jill joined the Paws & Pals Customer Service team in July 2018. She has completed The Language of Dogs training for understanding canine communication and body language and will soon have her Knowing Dogs 101 certification for dog behavior from the nationally recognized Dog Gurus.

May Pal: Nala

May 29th, 2019 (No Comments)

Meet Nala: Pal of the Month! Nala, otherwise known as Nala Bear, Is an energetic and nearly 2-year-old Samoyed. According to her pet mom, “She is clumsy, kind and always so happy to see people and other dogs. She has been coming to Paws & Pals since she was 6-months-old and is always excited to […]

Unsafe Garden Plants for Dogs

May 13th, 2019 (No Comments)

What are Some Unsafe Garden Plants for Dogs? Spring has finally arrived, and planting and gardening are in full swing. Please remember to keep these common plants out of your dog’s play areas.

April Pals: Ranger & Rudy

April 26th, 2019 (1 Comment)

Meet our April Pals of the month Ranger & Rudy! Ranger is a Husky/Shepard mix and is the big brother of the Dillingham “doggy” duo. A senior dog citizen at the age of 10-years-old, he loves people and is very sweet and lovable. Ranger LOVES sitting outside in the snow surveying his territory or cooling […]

Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts?

April 17th, 2019 (No Comments)

Why do dogs smell each other’s butts? It may seem weird and gross to us but butt sniffing is how dogs gather information about each other and it’s not only normal, it’s a necessary ritual that dogs do during greetings. Still grossed out and still wondering, “Why do dogs do this?” The hormones excreted by the […]

DayCare Games National Recognition in 2018

April 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

The Daycare Games is an annual competition of off-leash dog play attendants and pet centers. Through the competition, individuals demonstrate their dog leadership skills that make their off-leash dog playgroups safe and fun! Competition is open to all members of The Dog Gurus online community that currently offer off-leash dog playgroups; Paws & Pals recently […]

The Dog Gurus: Charter Member

August 30th, 2017 (No Comments)

From The Dog Gurus: As part of our 4th Anniversary of The Dog Gurus membership, we wanted to highlight a couple of our charter members. Charter members were facilities who joined The Dog Gurus as soon as we launched and have been with us ever since. We are thankful for their support and hope they […]

CPACP Certification: Congratulations Jenna!

May 9th, 2017 (No Comments)

CPACP Certification: Congratulations Jenna! Congratulations to Jenna for being the first person in Minnesota to achieve certification from the Professional Animal Certification Council (PACCC)! The CPACP exam is for those in charge of the daily handling of the animals of a professional pet care business, overseeing every aspect of an animal’s well-being while in their […]

Dog Daycare Games

February 10th, 2015 (No Comments)

Dog Daycare Games Fun Competition that Highlights Skills Used to Keep Dogs Safe Prior Lake, MN, USA – While winter keeps many dogs inside for exercise, Paws & Pals Pet Resort, will compete for medals in the second annual Daycare Games. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to control a large group of dogs […]

Howl-o-Ween Vote

November 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

Howl-o-Ween Vote It’s your turn to VOTE! Here are the top 5 finalists in our Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest. It was so hard to choose! Thanks to all the great contestants! Pick your top 3 (comment on Facebook, follow the link below). Please only vote once. Multiple votes (comments) will not count. We will except votes […]

Halloween Safety, Treats for Dogs

October 30th, 2013 (No Comments)

Halloween Safety, Treats for Dogs Thanks to and, we have some great Halloween dog safety advice and a recipe to offer our customers. Read on and check out these helpful links for more information! Pet Safety: Halloween is an important time to think about pet safety, including locating people treats in safe places […]

Howl-O-Ween 2013

October 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

Join us for an Open House and Costume Party! Howl-O-Ween 2013: Saturday October 26, 1:00 – 3:30pm Pet Costume Contest Free Nail Trims Free Pet & People Portraits Animal Communicator Tricks, Treats & Doggie Games Crafts for Kids & Door Prizes  

Tip: When to intervene during off-leash play

October 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Do you visit the dog park? Consider when to intervene during off-leash play. Play it safe: It is important to keep your dog safe when visiting the dog park. If any of these things are happening; one dog rolling another, tucked tail, pinning a dog for 5 seconds or longer, hiding or hovering. Interrupt the […]

Tip: Dog Park Gate Safety

September 23rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Do you visit the dog park? Consider safety when entering and exiting. Dog park gate safety: The gate is one of the most dangerous places in a dog park. Keep your dog with you (away from the gate) when other dogs are entering. And if you are bringing your dog in, stay outside the fence […]

Help us donate to the Carver-Scott Humane Society!

September 5th, 2013 (No Comments)

We’re Donating $1 to the Carver-Scott Humane Society for Every New Facebook Like! For every new like or share on our Facebook page, Paws & Pals will *Donate $1 to the Carver-Scott Humane Society! Visit us on Facebook here for more info or click on the Facebook icon in the right sidebar! *Up to $500 […]

2013 Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award

August 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

Paws & Pals Pet Resort Wins the 2013 Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award! Based on information gathered during the past year, Paws & Pals has reached a new milestone in overall customer satisfaction. Through hard work and commitment, the entire Paws and Pals Pet Resort team has achieved a huge victory with a […]

Press Release: Best of Prior Lake Award

July 19th, 2013 (No Comments)

Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Paws & Pals Pet Resort Receives 2013 Best of Prior Lake Award Prior Lake Award Program Honors the Achievement PRIOR LAKE July 19, 2013 — Paws & Pals Pet Resort has been selected for the 2013 Best of Prior Lake Award in the Boarding & Kennels category by the Prior Lake […]

See our article in Shop Prior Lake

January 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Check out our Shop Prior Lake Article here! Paws & Pals Pet Resort was featured in the Shop Prior Lake magazine! Learn more about our featured services and caring staff. Read More!