Philadelphia Pet Hotel & Villas Blog

February 14, 2012
We have a wonderful daycare program set in place and would love it if you can come and check it out. Our daycare staff will provide a fun and safe environment for your dog to enjoy and sure to come home tired! If weather permits we take the dogs outside in our exercise play yard. The dogs are...
February 10, 2012
 "WHY DOES YOUR DOG EAT POOP?"    Actually the medical term for eating poop is coprophagy. Why do dogs eat their poop? It is a combination of behavioral and physiological reasons. First, I will take the physiological reasons.Digestion is never complete...
February 06, 2012
Responsible Pet Owners MonthHave a Heart for Chained Dogs Week - February 7-14Pet Theft Awareness Day - February 14Spay Day USA, Feb. 23National Dog Biscuit Day - February 23Pet Dental Health Month  
February 06, 2012
 The vacation planning has started…. You chose your week off from work; the destination is picked, searched the internet for the perfect hotel accommodations and booked those airline tickets. You could barely contain your excitement! The only thing left to do is call the dog sitter. You...
February 06, 2012
Here are some ASK THE VET QUESTIONS  regarding pet dental problems:  My pet has bad breath. Are bad teeth and gums the cause?  Most likely, YES. However, it is very important to schedule a visit to the veterinarian. In rare cases, some diseases or situations can...
February 03, 2012
February 03, 2012
Meet Lola!   Congratulations... you earned a free day of daycare!
February 02, 2012
Coming soon....... new delicious treats that your dog will absolutely love! What will the favorite be?
January 24, 2012
 Did you know.......*A dog’s heart beats between 70 and 120 times a minute, compared with a human heart which beats 70 to 80 times a minute.*A dog’s normal body temperature is 100.5 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit.*The only sweat glands a dog has are between the paw pads.*A dog’s...
January 24, 2012
 CHEESY DOG BITES1 cup wheat flour1 cup grated cheddar cheese1 tablespoon soft butter or margarine1/2 cup milkMix flour and cheese together. Add the softened butter. Slowly add milk till you form a stiff dough. You may not need all of the milk. Knead on floured board for a few minutes. Roll...
January 15, 2012
 Philadelphia Pet Hotel & Villas is proud to formally announce expansion plans :-) Dr. Lawrence Rebbecchi of the Philadelphia Animal Hospital will be moving his practice on-site as of summer 2012. Additionally, Philly Pet Hotel is adding 3 indoor/outdoor dog suites for severely aggressive...
January 13, 2012
 Although dogs don’t communicate much with it, you can discern some things from a dog’s hair. First, a scared or stressed dog is likely to shed more than normal. It’s as though the scared dog is blowing his coat, and it suddenly comes out in buckets! You may have seen this if...
January 12, 2012
 People in contact with animals experience a decrease in blood pressure, reduced anxiety and a general feeling of well being!
December 29, 2011
  Want a great book to read ??? Try this one....... YOU HAD ME AT WOOF  BY: JULIE KLAM It is a  hilarious and heartfelt chronicle of a woman learning the secrets of love, health, and happiness from some very surprising teachers: her dogs. Julie Klam...