July 20, 2018

At MaryMac’s Doggie Retreat (MMDR), we believe in smaller group play are better options for dogs. Many dogs prefer to be in smaller settings opposed to larger settings. According to recent studies, only 40% of dogs enjoy large group play (six or more dogs). At MMDR, we...

July 17, 2018

As we all know, good health is vital and it is easily accessible, however, have you thought about the health of your dog? Trust me when I say that your dog, yes even your small toy dog, wants to be healthy too.

How do you maintain your dog's health? Do you have a good r...

July 13, 2018

We all have experienced a time when we have encountered a dog with stinky breath. It’s breath taking and not in a good way, right? I know for me, I instantly say “um, yeah about that breath, you need to fix that bud” lol. A dog having stinky breath is almost as bad as...

June 29, 2018

Have you ever been sad or emotional? What about sick? Did you notice that your dog became extremely clingy or did something to lift your spirits? Back in 2007, when I first got my little monster, I was down and out, I can not remember what I was sad about, but I notice...

June 25, 2018

It’s officially summer time! That means sunbathing, swimming, and beaches! Yes, beaches. If you are anything like me, you are a sucker when it comes to beaches, dogs, and margaritas! To be honest, this sounds like so much fun right now, I should put down the computer a...

June 22, 2018

Stress…? Many “non-dog lovers” do not believe me when I say that dogs experience many of the same emotions that humans experience. For example, stress. Dog’s experience stress more regularly then we think.

Do you know how to tell if your dog is stressed out? Well, I do....

June 18, 2018

It’s summer and that means the 4th of July is coming. When I think of the 4th of July, I think of cook-outs, grilling, fun in the sun, and spending time with family and friends.

For many of us, we often include our dogs in the 4th of July activities, which is all fun an...

June 11, 2018

Have you noticed the latest trends in weddings lately? I have…. It’s DOGS!! Brides and grooms everywhere are including their fur babies in their wedding to celebrate their special day.

For many people, their fur babies play a really important role in their life. It rang...

June 6, 2018

 Photo Credit: Bohn Buick GMC


 

Ya'll, it's HOT outside and summer has not fully arrived yet. In the month of May, the average temperature in New Orleans ranged from 85 degrees - 89 degrees. Did you know, that the temperature inside the car in SIGNIFICANTLY higher than...

June 2, 2018

Photo Credit: Woodlands Dog Boarding 

Yep, hurricane season is amongst us. June 1st is the kick off of the stormy season. Are you and your fur baby ready for it?

I know often times, as humans, we want to prepare for the unexpected, but did you include your fur baby? Are...