Fearless Nail Trims 101

Fearless Nail Trims 101

We’ve trimmed lots of nails here at Wag Central, and we know this can be a challenging task for some pups and their humans, so we’re sharing 3 ways to help your dog NOT fear nail trimming! 1. Let your dog sniff the clipper or grinder — Allowing them to get familiar with the object can often help […]

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Ticks, Lyme & Your Pup

Ticks, Lyme & Your Pup

It’s tick season here in CT, and we’ll be offering the Lyme vaccine at our Clinic, and if you need some convincing on why your pup should get it—say no more! 1. Location! We live in a high-risk area, the Northeast. If you see deer in your yard or neighborhood, then deer ticks are present. […]

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5 Reasons To Give Your Dog A Stuffy

5 Reasons To Give Your Dog A Stuffy

5 reasons you should give your dog a stuffed toy, affectionally called a stuffy around these parts. Cuddling! Gives them a lot of comfort. Carrying! Feels nice to hold in their mouth. Fetching! Make a game out of it. Reward! Keeps them busy and occupied. Destroying! Dogs are hunters, let them tear it apart and […]

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Riding In Cars With Pups

Riding In Cars With Pups

Planning a road trip with your pup? You’ll want to check out our latest post on The Whistle before you put the pedal to the metal because we’re talking all about car sickness—we know, yuck!

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Three Tips To Help Socialize Your Dog

Three Tips To Help Socialize Your Dog

Wag Central here, with a few tips to help socialize your pup! 1. Get them out of the house, early and often. Remember their nose is their guide, so new smells, places, and adventures should be exciting and fun. Be patient and let them sniff! 2.  Model confident behavior for them. You’re the leader of their […]

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Puppy Nursery School

Puppy Nursery School

We are so excited to be starting Puppy Nursery School again at Wag Central! Get your newest family member ready for lots of learning and fun on Saturdays from 10-3. Our curriculum is designed for pups up to 18 months old, but can be tailored to suit any age. During the day you can expect […]

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What’s That Smell?

What’s That Smell?

When I’m stocking up on stuff for our Wag Central chew bar, I’m often asked if I would like to order items that are odor-free, low odor, or have odor. We as humans probably just wince at the thought of smelling a beef trachea or a lamb lung. Certainly doesn’t sound appealing.

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Preparing For Take-off With Your Pup!

Preparing For Take-off With Your Pup!

I recently got on a plane with my daughter and her new pup, Chance. Yes, we hopped a flight in the middle of a global pandemic, but a kids gotta get back to college. Truthfully, we were more concerned with ensuring Chance had a successful experience in the air. I wanted to focus on making it an easy and stress-free experience for all of us.

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