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Safe Fourth for Dogs

Every year many dogs run away from home or experience an incredible amount of stress anxiety during the Fourth of July. If your dog is sensitive to fireworks and starts to show stress/fear indicators (panting, pacing, digging, general flight risk panic, tucked tail) then consider discussing the issue with your vet and consider medication. If […]

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Valentine Treats… Not All are Sweet!

St. Valentine’s Day is a day filled with sweet treats and flowers. However, it is essential to keep these things out of our pups’ reach. An M&M might not do much harm, but a box of chocolates could mean a very sick dog and a very big vet bill. And those lovely bouquets of flowers […]

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Pints for Pups with Rocket Dog Rescue

Join us at Cleophus Quealy Beer Company on Wednesday, January 27 for Pints for Pups with Rocket Dog Rescue. There will be adoptable pups and 10% of all beer sales will go towards helping Rocket Dog Rescue save dogs from overcrowded shelters. Enjoy some suds and help the pups too! Where: Cleophus Quealy Beer Company, […]

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Holiday Schedule

Thanksgiving Weekend: we will be closed for daycare on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, 11/26. Will we reopen for daycare on Friday, 11/27 with weekend hours: 9am – 5pm. Please make reservations for daycare online, by email or phone for Friday through Sunday, 11-27 – 11/29. Christmas Weekend: we will be closed for daycare on Christmas day, Friday, […]

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Bark, Brews & Bites!, Saturday, October 31, 11am-4pm

Bring your four–legged friends to Oakland’s waterfront for a free Halloween celebration with tricks, treats, frights and delights. Dress your pooch for a creative canine costume contest, dabble in paw painting, pet pampering and pet psychic, pooch photo booths and more. – See more at: PupTown will be joining the festivities and we hope […]

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Castro Valley Fall Fair

Join us at the 43rd Annual Castro Valley Fall Fair! There will be Entertainment, Arts and Crafts, Wine, Food, and Fun! When: Saturday and Sunday, September 12 & 13 from 10am – 6pm Entry and parking are free! Castro Valley Fall Fair

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Castro Valley Pride 2015

Come visit PupTown’s booth at the Castro Valley Pride celebration! About Castro Valley Pride: Castro Valley Pride’s purpose is to create a safe and welcoming space for the LGBTQ members of our shared community. We think it’s important for Castro Valley and the surrounding areas to understand that our families share the same visions and values that […]

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Join PupTown in the Cherry Festival Parade!

PupTown will be participating in San Leandro’s 106th Cherry Festival. Please help support PupTown by joining us in the parade. Bring family and friends, and most importantly, your precious well-behaved pup! The Cherry Festival is Saturday, June 6. The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. at the San Leandro Boys & Girls Club, 401 Marina Blvd.  […]

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Separation Anxiety… or is it?

Separation Anxiety seems to be on the rise in dogs. However, is it Separation Anxiety (SA) or misbehavior? You must first know what you’re dealing with before you can treat it. If it’s misbehavior, especially if punishment has been used, dogs learn that when the owner is not present to control the behavior, they can […]

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