Daycare – August 15 to 19, 2016

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August 15 – First day at daycare? “No problem!” said our new friend Basil the German Shepherd who immediately became friends with Rex during first introductions. The two boys enjoyed spending their Monday morning playing until they were out of breath. But when Aisha arrived, Basil’s attention was quickly focused on her. This morning in the middle pen, Tristan shared his wise stories of the past with young dogs like Chewie, Pepper and Addie. Stanley, although older, stayed to listen to Tristan’s stories as Tristan makes a good resting pillow. The afternoon was full of sunshine and hot dogs, good thing that we have AC in daycare! Fluffy Tristan wasn’t a huge fan of going on his walks today but Tutors reassured him that the daycare will be cool enough for him.

August 16 – Everyone at daycare was really excited to welcome back Arne! He was only gone for a couple of weeks, but it looks like he’s all grown up, he’s finally fitting into his paws. Aisha and Cali had a happy reunion with Arne, and were excited to introduce him to their new friend Abby. New girl Maggie welcomed back Maccabee, and they practiced their “here dogs” together. A really lovely Tuesday day at the Pet Shop Boys!

August 17 – It’s a day full of Pacific Spirit Park walks and Adventure Beach Runs! While Cali, Ebony, Jersey, Rex, Toby, Apollo and Rio are having fun at the beach, everyone else is having fun back at daycare! The mischievous twins, Petrie and Spike, thought it would be fun to prank the little ladies by splashing water from the dish bowl on them. Poor Mia, Ginger and Keiko, had to do damage control on their wet hair so they can look good for the daycare photos. Silly pugs, the girls will never trust them again. Other siblings, Gabby and Zoe, just got fresh cuts at the groomers today and they look like they are ready for the beautiful summer weather.

August 18 – Tristan, Aisha, Shiloh and Ruby had a pleasant walk together through the Vancouver neighbourhood this morning. It was almost like they had previously picked their own group to walk with before the Tutors made the decision for them. Daycare was all tranquil especially with Ebony, Ollie, and Verdot setting the sleepy morning mood. But that all changed when the combination of Prim Rose and Arne arriving at the same time and the dogs all got up ready for daycare fun. The excitement continued to build as our young puppy of the day Jake arrived in the afternoon. All the positive energy in daycare even got Jackson and Mc.Duffy bouncing around to play!

August 19 – Friday is here and so is another day of hot summer heat! Handsome Basil went on a walk with the ladies this morning, Miss Jersey, Bella and Maddy. They truly enjoyed his company and bravery when it came to the squirrels crossing their path. Other then that, the morning was full of games and treats for Toby, Sydney and for whoever else in the pack that wanted to have fun. Ocho was playing the “dull police” today and decided to engage with dogs who looked like they needed a pal. First he encouraged the twins, Petrie and Spike, to start a game of rolling around tag. As the three of them began to play, who but Jersey arrived to steal her bestie Ocho away from the fun. A surprise visit from Rusty had Ginger so excited she pranced around the pen and started a conga line of happy dogs. Following Ginger was Pickles, Maddy, Toby and then Finchley. The pack had a great afternoon to end this hot week in daycare, and the dogs cannot wait to spend their weekend with family.

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August’s Hottie Of The Month – Mr Buddy!

You know that handsome, suave and charismatic guy? The guy who would be cast in one if those 1930’s films, that just needs to give you those big puppy dog eyes and then you melt. Well here at The Pet Shop Boys we know that guy and his name is Buddy.

This is the guy that can stand in the corner, but will never go unnoticed. Girls swoon over this Terrier and will fall over their own paws (mostly Ruby Wheaton) to snuggle by the wall. Don’t be mistaken, Buddy is a true gentleman, something that can be verified by his on cue bow.

However it’s not all glamour and politeness for Mr Buddy. If you have ever witnessed this guy having a drink the Hollywood veil will be well and truly obliterated. I hope you have your rain boots on and a mop! In all honesty this goofyness just make us love him all the more. What a hottie!



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Daycare – August 8 to 12, 2016

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August 8 – There were puppies galore this Monday here at The Pet Shop Boys! Odis and Jake were inseparable, along with Beau who was bumping into them all day. That was until Jasper showed up to the party! He was pretty shy at first but quickly opened up around Beau. Aisha was also back again which was absolutely thrilling for Berkley! The two of them had a lot of catching up to do. Addie managed to jump in and out of play all day without having too many of the rowdy boys chase after her. Stanley, Petrie and Spike all watched from a distance. All those crazy young pups had too much energy for them. Even Rooney had to find a quiet spot to relax after having a few wrestle matches with Odis and Jake. Luckily Rex organized a lovely quiet play in the first pen for all of the slower dogs to enjoy some games too.

August 9 – Summer showers, although common in Vancouver, are very unwelcome here at The Pet Shop Boys as the dogs refuse to wear their rain coats. Buddy, Teddy and Toro are not fans of the rain jackets while some of the other dogs like Aisha, Ollie and Mila, love them because these dogs like their fur nice and dry. Beau was very curious this morning, which made him a great candidate for the Pet Project: Take it and Leave it. He worked super hard with his Tutor and achieved his goal with time to spare for play fun. In the afternoon, when the rain stopped for the most part, the pack was ready some games! We played “Here Dogs” which is an interactive game that helps the dogs practice their focus on the Tutors during distracting times. The dogs especially love this game for the treats, let’s hope they don’t reunion their appetites before going home today.

August 10 – It’s a flurry of furry festivities here at the Pet Shop Boys on this cloudy Wednesday. Aisha, Odis and Beau are galloping around the back pen like the enthusiastic puppies they are. Things were winding down when Jake showed up on the scene and everyone started round two of play, with Dior and Primrose supervising. Keiko, Mia and Eddie, the “Toto’s” really enjoyed their walk in the cooler weather. After their walk, Berkley and Beau had some quiet play time, rolling and flopping around. Maggie and Rooney bonded over their love of doing “spins” today, and their mutual love of treats of course. Spike and Petrie were playing in the middle pen, entertaining Lucy and Addie with the hilarious pug play noises. A happy and busy day here at daycare, looking forward to the rest of the week!

August 11 – It was a relaxing, calm morning in the daycare at The Pet Shop Boys! Tucker, Teddy and Ruby were laying down in a neatly placed triangle formation, discussing their weekend plans. Aisha and Jake had no time for talking as they got right into an intense wrestle match that lasted all morning. Meanwhile Finchley, Ollie and Verdot were showing off while playing “Here Dogs” with the Tutors today. Rex and Bailey took advantage of the slower day and had their own private party in the first pen, soaking up some sun rays!

August 12 – Every doggie came into the Pet Shop Boys daycare excited for the weekend! Aisha, Ojai Cali and Odis all made sure to get as much play time together as possible. You would think they’d be tired eventually but the three of them kept going strong! Especially when good pal Jake arrived, the four of them were inseparable. Jersey and Ebony spent their morning cuddled up together before leaving for their beach run. And when they got back they continued to snuggle together on the groomers table just before their baths. This weekend will be a hot one, so Petrie and Spike are preparing for a day at the beach. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen boys!

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Daycare – August 2 to 5, 2016

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August 2 – It was a relaxing long weekend, and the daycare dogs are ready to catch up with friends and play all day. Especially new pups Beau and Odis, who were playing all morning and were exhausted by lunch time. The cooler weather was appreciated by all the furry friends as they went on their neighbourhood walks, especially Mila. Jersey and Ebony came back to join their friends in daycare from their Adventure Beach Run; soggy, sandy and sleepy. Pepper was excited to do his Pet Project with daycare tutor Claire, showing off his skills with picking up a toy on command. It was a great first day of the week back in daycare, and everyone is looking forward to all the doggy fun in the week to come.

August 3 – Were are seeing double trouble in daycare today with the twins, Petrie and Spike. Who usually exclusively play with each other, except today they both decided to invite Lucie in the mix as she looks like she could be related to them. In the afternoon, Pickles worked hard on getting over his fear of the large and scary tunnel. With the help of the daycare Tutors and lots of practice during his pet project, little Pickles slowly but surely, made his way through the tunnel. He cannot wait to go home and tell his sister PomPom about his success. Over the weekend poor Apollo hurt his ankle, and he was so sad when he couldn’t play with his friends, Gabby, Rex and Rooney. But lucky for him he had a great pack of little dogs snuggling next to him as comfort. A big thanks to Ambba, Ginger, Mia and Charlie, for being such thoughtful friends.

August 4 – There is tons of puppy energy in the back pen today with Cali, Lucie and Abby playing up a storm. Not that all of them are puppies, but they can sure play with the same enthusiasm! New girl Maggie is making lots of friends; Verdot, Rex and Ginger were making her feel especially welcome with lots of tail wags and doggy kisses. Lucy the Weiner cross started working on a challenging pet project with daycare tutor Claire, they are making good progress and look forward to debuting the trick when it’s perfected. Primrose was really happy to see one of her best friends, shop dog Dior, and they went on lots of walks together in the sunshine. It was a fun and exciting day in daycare, hopefully tomorrow will be just as full of doggie fun.

August 5 – It’s Friday and a very sunny day here in Vancouver at The Pet Shop Boys. Abby and Pepper played for a full hour before their morning walks and continued to play after they returned. The puppy duo, Odis and Jake, couldn’t be happier to be a dog in daycare today as their afternoon was full of fun play and yummy treats. Some of the dogs were envious of the amount of treats the pups were getting, so they demanded more from the tutors or else they will go on strike. Rex, Bo and Addie were ready unite and take a stand. But to prevent a doggy strike from happening, Tutors promised a game of Bubbles! And all the dogs love this game because the bubbles are bacon flavoured and it was enough of a bribe to change the dog’s minds. Lucky dogs!

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