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Autumn Health Tips for Dogs

Ticks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that the 2019 tick season, which goes from spring through summer and early fall will be the worst we have had in years. The winters have been mild, which one of the several factors that contribute to 2019 being a particularly bad year for tick season.… Continue reading

Six Reasons to Adopt a Rescue Dog

My name is Masa the St Bernard, also known as Sasquatch. I was adopted from Animal Care Centers of NYC in 2014, and I now work as the official puppy nanny at Dog City. My job is to comfort young pups with my gigantic presence. If you’re thinking about a new addition to your family,… Continue reading

Yama’s Bone Jello

Bone broth is a great supplement to your dog’s diet. It contains a variety of amino acids which are the building blocks of protein, including arginine, glutamine, glycine and proline. It also boasts a variety of vitamins and minerals such as chondroitin, gelatin, glucosamine, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin D, vitamin B-12, vitamin B-6, iron,… Continue reading

The Risks of Socialization

Socializing your dog provides crucial enrichment for canines to navigate urban environments. As outlined in this article, the benefits of socialization are manifold. Much like children attending school or play dates, interacting with their own species fosters social skills. Engagement provides stimulus and necessary fatigue, which prevents various behavioral issues such as separation anxiety, dominance,… Continue reading

The Benefits of Socialization For Canines

NYC is a tough place for dogs. The concrete jungle is not a natural setting for man’s best friend, and being in an apartment all day can cause obesity or an unstable disposition such as depression, anxiety and frustration due to lack of exercise, stimulus and routine. Dogs are social creatures and requires extensive enrichment… Continue reading

Compounding Medicine for Pets

My name is Masa, and I’m a 5 year old St Bernard, originally from Animal Care Centers in Brooklyn. When I first came to Dog City, I was an emaciated, petrified giant. Now, I’m just a slobbering goofball. My hobbies are: Digging through trash, rolling on horse poop, swimming in muddy ponds, painting on walls… Continue reading

A Tour of The Inn at Dog City

WOOF! I’m Hanzo the St Bernard mix, the resident helper dog of Dog City and I’ll give you a tour of The Inn, our exclusive boarding service for Dog City Members with my buddy, Rocco. The Inn offers private, luxury accommodations for your dog in the heart of Chelsea, Manhattan. Our bespoke overnight program is… Continue reading

Autumn Health Tips for Dogs

Summer is almost over and the crisp East coast air is on its way. The change of seasons brings much relief as heat and humidity is tough for urban dogs in NYC. I’m a St Bernard, and I hibernate during the summer months– but when the temperatures start to drop, our stamina increases and we’re… Continue reading

Yama’s Watermelon Ice

Dogs love frozen treats because it’s refreshing, delicious and calming.  This easy recipe only requires two nutritious ingredients. Yogurt contains probiotics, which balances our digestive system. Watermelon is a great source of vitamins A, B6, C, lycopene, antioxidants, amino acids and modest levels of potassium.  Frozen treats are great when a dog is nervous for… Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding

Your dog is a cherished family member, and the thought of sending your dog away can be a scary prospect. You might be worrying about how your dog feels, how much he might miss you, or how stressed he might be in an unfamiliar environment. My name is Yama, the resident helper dog at Dog… Continue reading

Springtime for Dogs

It’s springtime in NYC. Flowers are blossoming, leaves are budding, and your couch and pants are covered in dog fur.  I’m a 150lb St Bernard who lives with two Bernard brothers, so you know it’s spring when my tail fur floats in Mom’s morning coffee.   Here are some springtime tips for urban hounds and… Continue reading

How to Plan a Stress Free Move for Your Dog

Along with the tedium of packing and hauling couches, moving is stressful, but it’s also an exciting ordeal for humans. A new neighborhood– a fabulous new apartment with friendly concierge staff, new restaurants, yoga studio, spin classes or an awesome gym. For a dog, it’s utterly stressful because we have no idea why you’re shoving… Continue reading

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