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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Doggie Daycare/Indoor Park Facility Closed!

The Capitol Heights MD doggie daycare/indoor park facility is now closed.

But we are still here for your in-home pet care needs!

We offer Dog Walking services (for monthly clients only) and pet sitting services.

 

Thank you,

Bow Wow Village Management 

 

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Facility Use Change!

As of April 1, 2016, our facility will no longer be used for animal services.

The facility use is being reclassified to Venue Space Rental.

We will offer venue rental at affordable pricing, starting at $35/hr (2-hour minimum) for all types of events; including but not limited to:

Birthday parties

Kid's parties

Baby Showers

Bridal Showers

Meeting Space

Celebrations - i.e., family reunions, etc. 

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

New Grooming Service at Bow Wow Village - Creative Pet Styling

New creative pet grooming services includes chalking, stenciling, feathering, and nail polishing. 

Show off your dog's personality! Safe and washable! 

 

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

DOG GROOMING NOW AVAILABLE!
Bow Wow Village is proud to announce we are now accepting dog and cat grooming appointments. All new customers will receive 25% Off Grooming Services. Call 888-336-5236 or send an email to info@bowwowvillage to book your appointment today.
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Thursday, February 18, 2016

WE ARE OPEN FOR INDOOR DOG PARK PLAY & FUN!

We officially opened our facility doors on Saturday, February 13th with our Grand Opening Celebration. Many breeds, sizes and personalities were on hand -- everyone (canine and human) had a blast!

The facility has agility equipment - weave poles, jumps, tunnels, balance beams, ball pit, etc. for your pooch(es) to play with.

We also offer daily Public Dog Park play sessions (this is like your traditional outdoor dog park); but we inspect vaccine records and do temperament testing on all dogs (unlike your traditional dog park). SAFE PLAY = FUN PLAY!

We also offer Grooming/Spa and Pet Boarding services. 

Come and check us out. 

 

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Friday, December 11, 2015

DOGGIE PARK FACILITY GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION!!

Come out and help us celebrate. RSVP online or call us today -- SPACE IS LIMITED, SO GET YOUR RSVP IN TODAY!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2016

10:00AM - 4:00PM

525 Ritchie Rd Unit #541, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 

 

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

SHELTER SUPPLY DRIVE

BWV is conducting a Shelter Supply Drive from August 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014 to benefit the Prince George's County (PGC) Animal Services Facility. 


Some items the PGC Animal Services Facility has specially requested are:


Cats/Dogs


·        6-Inch Paper Plates

·        12 Large Plastic Watering Cans

·        Batteries – AA and 9 Volt

·        Cat Litter

·        Cordless Clippers with Blades

·        Dawn Dishwashing Liquid

·        Disposable Surgical Gowns and Booties

·        Disposable Litter Pans

·        Dog Beds

·        Perla Dog Beds – Small, Medium or Large

·        CD Players and CD's – Classical Music or Nature Sounds

·        Frosty Paws

·        Kongs

·        Nylabones

·        Paper Bags

·        Plain Yogurt

·        Nebulizer

·        Friskies Patte cat canned food

·        Mighty dog canned food

·        Towels

·        Blankets

·        Newspaper

·        Toys, anything that can be washed, (NO BEANIE BABIES OR ANYTHING WITH BEANS)


Small Mammals


·        Alfalfa Hay

·        Unpainted or Unvarnished Baskets or Doormats for Rabbits to Chew

·        Friskies pate cat canned food

·        Mighty Dog canned food

·        Towels

·        Blankets

·        Newspaper

·        Toys, anything that can be washed, (NO BEANIE BABIES OR ANYTHING WITH BEANS)


Office Supplies (Any)



Drop off/Collection locations (look for the BWV vehicle and Collection box):

Every 'Saturday' until September 30th


10:00AM - 11:00AM: PGC Animal Services Facility in Upper Marlboro, MD (3750 Brown Station Road)


11:30AM - 12:30PM: PetSmart in Largo, MD (10464 Campus Way South)


1:00PM - 2:00PM: PetSmart in Bowie, MD (4500 Mitchellville Road)



As always, you may leave your items for pick-up during your scheduled pet care services.


We will be doing a photo with all the collected items prior to delivering them to the Shelter -- you are welcome to come out and be a part of this and the actual handover of collected items to the facility. I will advise of the specifics when we get closer to the delivery date.


Don't forget to tell your family, friends and co-workers about the Shelter Supply Drive -- Every little bit helps and is Greatly Appreciated!!

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

HOW OBSESSED WITH YOUR PET ARE YOU?

Source: BuzzFeed

Yeah, you love ‘em, but now you can find out how crazy you really are about your non-human BFF.

Take the Quiz Now and Let Us Know How You Scored!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/emmyf/how-obsessed-with-your-pet-are-you

Chakita Kay owns and operates Bow Wow Village LLC, a registered, bonded, insured and professional dog walking, pet sitting, and boarding alternative pet care business in Bowie, Maryland. For more information, go to www.bowwowvillage.com.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

FLEAS, FLEAS GO AWAY - PLEASE DON'T COME BACK ANOTHER DAY!


Spring and summer time are here. It’s time for beaches, picnics, amusement parks, dog parks, BBQs and hanging out in the backyard. But this time also brings out pesky little insects – Fleas!

Fleas are small leaping insects that feed on the blood of humans, dogs, cats and other animals. Fleas thrive in warm, wet weather when temperatures are 60 degrees or warmer. Because homes are typically climate-controlled, fleas can easily breed. Fleas are annoying creatures that can spread disease and cause tapeworms. The flea goes through four stages in their life cycle: eggs, larva, pupa, and adult. An adult flea can lay up to 50 eggs a day, produce 1,000 eggs in a lifetime and live on a dog for more than 100 days.

So the ultimate goal is not to have fleas at all; but if that goal is out the window, then the next goal is to stop fleas from becoming adults (which can spawn). Preventative measures include good housekeeping; meaning, regular vacuuming and cleaning/washing pet bedding. The application of topical flea treatment to your pet may be done year round, not just in the spring/summer months. To treat the outside area, use an insect growth regulator “IGR” (these are typically safe for humans and pets, but read the product labels). Follow the IGR product instructions, but the typical mixture is 1oz of IGR to 1 gallon of water. Spray the IGR mixture in the yard (especially in heavy vegetated areas) and inside anywhere the pet frequents. Repeat this preventative and treatment process three (3) times a year starting the first week in April.

Unfortunately no matter how vigilant you are, there may be times that those pesky little insects make it onto your pet. Now what? It’s important to remove them from your pet. There are two avenues – commercial products and homemade flea shampoo/dip. You can make your own homemade flea shampoo/dip and you probably already have the simple ingredients on hand. Mix a half a cup of vinegar and half a cup of Dawn liquid dish soap together and use as a shampoo (let sit on animal a bit) or fill a basin with lukewarm water add the solution and let your pet soak. You can then comb on the fleas out.

Chakita Kay owns and operates Bow Wow Village LLC, a registered, bonded, insured and professional dog walking, pet sitting, and boarding alternative pet care business in Bowie, Maryland. For more information, go to www.bowwowvillage.com.

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Monday, March 17, 2014

AND THE ANSWER IS...

QUESTION:
Which animal would stand on its hind legs and 'box' to invite another animal to play?

ANSWER:
BOXER

AKC Meet the Breeds®

The well-conditioned middleweight athlete of dogdom, the Boxer is a powerful dog with an intelligent and alert expression. While they are instinctive guardians, the Boxer loves to be with his people. This personality has allowed them to succeed as couriers during war time and as seeing-eye dogs for the blind. Appearing in both fawn and brindle colors, the Boxer currently ranks as one of the most popular dogs in the United States according to AKC® Registration Statistics.

A Look Back

Developed in Germany in the 19th century, Boxers were originally used for dog fighting and to run down and hold large game such as wild boar and bison until the hunter could arrive. The breed is known for standing up on its hind legs and batting at its opponent, appearing to box with its front paws. Imported to America after World War I, they began to grow in popularity in the late 1930's.

Right Breed for You?

One of the breed's most notable characteristics is its desire for human affection, especially from children. They are patient and spirited with children, but also protective, making them a popular choice for families. The Boxer requires little grooming, but needs daily exercise.

If you are considering purchasing a Boxer puppy, learn more here.

  • Working Group; AKC recognized in 1904.
  • Ranging in size from 21 ½ inches to 25 inches tall at the shoulder.
  • Large game hunter, guard and companion dog.

-Courtesy AKC (http://www.akc.org/breeds/boxer/index.cfm)

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Monday, June 10, 2013

GRAND OPENING DRAWING FOR FREE SERVICE (valued up to $25)

10 CUSTOMERS TO WIN FREE SERVICE

Grand Opening Period: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
Entry Period: NOW - Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Winners Announced: Friday, April 11, 2014

How to Enter:
1. Book services for Grand Opening Period (above dates) anytime during the stated Entry Period.
2. Customer earns 1 ENTRY for EVERY VISIT BOOKED during the grand opening period.
3. Agree to submit honest feedback of your received service(s) by Friday, April 25, 2014.

Note: Services are limited to pet sitting, dog walking or overnight/boarding visits. 10 Winners will be randomly drawn from all the received entries. The 10 Winners will receive free service (valued up to $25). All other customers will receive a 30% OFF First Visit coupon. One winner per household.

Terms:
By entering this drawing, you agree to allow your name (published as First Name, Last initial, City and State) and testimonial to be used on this website and any promotional materials by Bow Wow Village. You further agree to be a professional reference for any future or current customer (note: you may choose the method of contact - i.e., via email or phone and may opt-out at anytime).

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