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When One Door Closes, Another Dog Door Opens

Dear Valued Clients, I’m writing today to provide you with an update about the impact that Covid-19 has had on Wag ‘N’ Tails Dog Activity Center and the changes being made as a result of it. Wag has met the evolving changes and needs of dogs and their families for over twenty years in Michigan.…

How to Groom Your Dog From Home

Pet parents are having to keep their dogs looking and feeling healthy and happy without relying on their professional groomer during the stay home quarantine order we are experiencing in Michigan. Home grooming is a hassle (to put it mildly) for even the most patient dog owner. Bending over the tub can be a real…

Bark and Burn – Exercising WITH Your Dog

It was quite a long time ago when I introduced dog daycare to Shelby Township, Michigan. I was so young, so brave, so determined. At that time there were only four daycare centers in MacombCounty. Nothing was gonna stand in my way of launching something so beneficial to our dogs! People thought I was crazy.…

Stay Snazzy and Safe on National Dress Up Your Pet Day

January 14th is National Dress up your Pet Day, and of course, this calls for a celebration… but how? These tricks will help you prepare your pet to feel confident and comfortable in their snazzy outfits! Keep it Pawsitive Positivity is key in any new experience for your pet! Training your dog to see their…

5 Ways You Can GIVE BACK to Animals in Need During the Holidays

Giving back during the Holidays doesn’t have to cost one dime! While you make your yearly list of gifts for loved ones, consider wrapping up some donations for those pets in need. Here are five ways to give back to animals by opening your heart and not emptying your pocket! ‘Tis the season for hot…

Education Comes First at Wag ‘N’ Tails

Education Comes First Since 1999 Education comes first at both Wag ‘N’ Tails locations in Shelby Township, Michigan. We appreciate that you are a parent to your dog, not just a dog “owner.” That’s one of the reasons why education comes first for us. This is also why we prefer to be called your dog’s…

New Location Coming Soon!

Are you ready to pursue a career doing something you love? At the NEW Wag ‘N’ Tails Studio location, we will be offering both a dog grooming school and a training school for the public. We are so excited to be offering these programs in our community and to help our fellow dog-lovers on their…

Resource Guarding

“Resource guarding is when a dog controls access to food, objects, people and locations that are important to him through defensive body language or overt aggressive display. This is a relatively common canine behavior and is influenced by a number of environmental and situational stimuli, including a dog’s natural instinct to survive. The dog that…

Crate Training 101

Why do we crate train? It is important that pets are comfortable in their crates for travel, for visits to the vet, or for boarding. Also, crate training is necessary when potty training puppies. It is also wonderful to have reassurance that nothing in your home is being destroyed when you are not home! Click…

Rescue Dogs Rejoyce!

So many rescue organizations out there. Some putting themselves in dangerous situations to get dogs to safety and warmth. Most having the energy it takes to keep up with so many dogs in need. The wonderful foster people at Rejoyceful not only have these needed qualities, but they also realize the importance of potential parents…

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