When Work Isn't Work, It's Fun

I do not feel like I have a glamorous life in any sense. My family and I live comfortably in a rented home in Harbor City. I absolutely love my home life. I feel I have it all–a house full of pets, three kids, and a loving wife (17 years later and I still can’t believe Jennifer said yes!). And I am incredibly lucky to have found a rewarding work life. In fact, I don’t feel it is fair to call it work. Being here at VCA Kennel Club Resort & Spa is fun!

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Finding a Rainbow During a Storm

I know I speak for everyone when I say the last five months have been about the weirdest time ever. Did you ever think you’d go through a pandemic? I surely never thought about it. I truly hope you and your family have been safe and healthy. I know it’s been rough, especially for some folks.
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Fun At Home

Aren’t pets some of the best medicine in uncertain times? I’m sure everyone loves having their furry someone by their side as they navigate theses uncharted waters. All of us here at VCA Kennel Club Resort & Spa are thoroughly missing having a resort full of lovable, wonderful pets. blogEntryTopper Read More...

Let Me Introduce Myself

Hi! I’m Brian!

I’m the voice behind this blog and our Newsletter. I know many of you already know me. However, a few don’t. blogEntryTopper Read More...

Canine Influenza: A Real Threat To Your Canine Companion

We have always strived to do the very best to take care of our guests and make  our environment as safe as possible for all of our guests. As such, for the first time in our 35 year history, we are adding a vaccination requirement for our canine guests.
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Pet Food Sleuthing: Dispelling Some Common Misconceptions About Pet Food

The products pet owners have available to them are staggering.  Each year, the number of suppliers grows, as does the number of products. Perhaps one of the biggest segments of pet products is food. It makes sense. It is the only thing all pets need.

Just like in human food products, there are many myths and misconceptions with many “experts” espousing their opinions. Who do you trust, especially when the “experts’” opinions contradict each other? In our most recent email newsletter, we talked about the good and bad of grain-free diets. Here, we will continue our food information articles and dispel some food myths.

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Circumventing Canine Cough and Feline Upper Respiratory Infections

In a community environment such as a pet resort, there is always a risk of dogs contracting canine cough, and cats catching an upper respiratory infection. Here at VCA Kennel Club Resort & Spa, we have always taken a pro-active stance on trying to limit the risk to our guests. We know you put a lot of trust in us to take excellent care of your furry family members. We do all that we can to minimize the risk of your pet catching one of these communicable diseases.

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Getting A Handle On Fleas

It’s still summer time and that means it is also flea season. Fleas, the most common parasite for dogs and cats, can be incredibly difficult to control. What can you do to get a handle on these 2-millimeter blood-sucking monsters? The best and most effective way is a multi-point attack.
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