The holiday season and all the parties that go with it are swiftly approaching. If you’re a dog owner who’s hosting a festive get-together, you may be cringing at the idea. Even though you love having friends and family fill your home, your dog’s behavior leaves something to be desired. Never fear — with some […]
About Pet University
PetU provides dog training, doggy day care, boarding, grooming and nutrition – a complete package for all your dog’s needs. At PetU, dog training is a way of life – it’s at the heart of everything we do.
Entries by Pet University
You’ve decided to take the plunge. You’re going to expand your family to include a dog. But choosing the right dog for your family takes some work. You must be honest about your family’s situation and you can’t be swayed by big, bright eyes. So, what do you need to consider?
The world is full of tempting things for your dog — an ice cream cone clutched in a toddler’s hand, a bowl of cat food on the kitchen floor, a nest of baby rabbits in the garden, an open bag of organic fertilizer on the patio. These are all things your dog would love to […]
Walk into almost any pet store (brick-and-mortar or virtual) and you’ll find an enormous array of dog collars. From spikes to sequins to sports teams, you can find nearly anything to reflect your personality, your dog’s personality, the season of the year, holidays, plus favorite foods, hobbies, TV shows, toys … you get the idea.
There’s a reason the old saying “you only have one chance to make a first impression” remains popular—it’s true! First impressions can mean a lot for dogs too, so knowing how to introduce dogs is important. Whether you are having a guest dog at your house, permanently introducing a new four-legged friend to your family […]
For many of us, seeing our dog run joyfully through a forest, farm, stream, or campground brings us as much joy as it brings them. It is obviously very healthy for dogs to run and play, but there is a risk that all dog owners should know about. Blastomycosis is a fungal infection caused by […]
Some dogs naturally stay close to home, but others try to bolt out the door at the first chance they get. Either way, on the occasion that your dog does leave your yard without you, it can be a time of panic. Your mind may race and wonder what to do next. There are things […]
Stuck inside and feeling bored? We’re facing the coldest days of the year here in Wisconsin and it’s hard to want to take your dog outside to exercise. And even if you do get out, after just a few minutes you may find your dog running back to the comfort of his or her warm […]
An update to our original post: PetU students who are receiving the Bordetella vaccination for the first time must receive it one week prior to boarding at PetU. This is for maximum protection for your dog as well as our other students. For dogs who have received the vaccine prior and are getting a booster, […]
With two campuses located in Racine and Milwaukee, Pet University (otherwise known as PetU) is not new to the Milwaukee area, and we are thrilled to have recently opened our 3rd campus – PetU Glendale. The newest PetU is located at 727 W. Glendale Avenue Suite 600 near the Sprecher Brewery. We are open for […]