Beagles For Dummies
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When the time comes for you to travel, you want a comfortable and safe place to board your Boston Terrier. Before your drop off your dog, call or visit potential boarding facilities and ask these questions:

  • What hours are you open? When can I drop off my dog and pick her up?

  • Is the kennel supervised 24 hours a day in case of emergency?

  • What vaccinations do you require the dogs to have?

  • Are incoming dogs screened for fleas, ticks, and other parasites?

  • Is a veterinarian on call in case of emergency?

  • What experience do you require your staff to have? Do they know dog first aid?

  • How large are the kennels? How often are they cleaned?

  • How often are the dogs fed? Watered?

  • Can I bring my own food, treats, and toys? Is bedding provided, or can I bring my own?

  • Will someone walk my dog every day? Is there a fee for this service?

  • Do you offer any grooming services?

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Susan McCullough has written articles about dog care and training for Family Circle, The Washington Post, and AKC Family Dog, among others, and blogged about dog care and culture for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. McCullough is a six-time winner of the Dog Writers Association of America Maxwell Award for her work and has also won the Eukanuba Canine Health Award for outstanding writing about canine health.

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