Tag: Rovers Rest Stop

Mastering the dog walk

  At Rover’s Rest Stop & Ranch, I sometimes walk about six to eight dogs at time. People are amazed by this, but it is not so complicated. The dogs see me as their “pack leader” and want to take direction from me. Here are six tips on how to master the walk. 1. Always…

DAR aids vets and pets

  Toni Bolling Lutter In keeping with national, state and chapter objectives, Gila Butte Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), has devoted itself to two committees: Conservation and Service for Veterans. Chapter projects complement the current State Regent’s projects by supporting innovative programs targeting companion animals and the vets who love them.…

What are you thinking?

  Ever wish you knew what your pet was thinking? You can: just watch his tail. Instead of using words, your pets use body language to communicate. CAT TAILS Unlike dogs, the tails of most domestic cats don’t vary all that much. Long-haired kittens tend to have impressively furry tails, whereas shorthaired cats’ tails only…

Halloween Pet Party contest winner

Sandi Bargioni It was another beautiful day at Lake Diamond in Oakwood. Over 35 dogs were entered into the pet costume contest, and probably another 20 or so attended just for fun. Several of the pet parents were also costumed, as well as one of our judges. Thank you to all participants who came out…

Important information regarding retractable leashes

A retractable leash – length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device housed inside a plastic handle which is designed to fit comfortably in a human hand with a button on the handle that controls how much of the cord is extended. These leashes are popular primarily because they allow dogs more freedom to…

Be prepared!

When a natural disaster strikes, does your plan include your pets? Different types of natural disasters require different precautions. Find out what the best plan of action is for disasters that are most likely to strike your area. You may not be able to predict the specific circumstances of the disaster, but by creating a…

SAVE THE DATE

Charity Walk to honor Dr. Randy Walker, DVM on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sun Lakes, AZ – more details to follow. This is a fundraiser to raise money for two local charities: Rover’s Rest Stop (dogs) www.roversreststop.com & Muchos Gatos (cats) www.facebook.com/mjatos1; DONATE at www.gofundme.com/drwalkerscharitywalk For questions or information, please contact: Elise Rathke at…