Create A Sense-Enriching Garden For You and Your Dog

Create A Sense-Enriching Garden For You and Your Dog

If you and your dog are anything like CiCi and me, you’re more than ready or winter’s gray skies to give way to a sunny spring. CiCi is looking forward to getting in some running with her dad! Here in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region we won’t be able to garden until May but that doesn’t […]

Homeward Bound’s COVID-19 Safety Protocol for Employees and Clients

Homeward Bound’s COVID-19 Safety Protocol for Employees and Clients

At Homeward Bound, we take the safety of our clients and their pets, our employees and our community seriously. That’s why we closed down for 111 days during Governor Sununu’s Stay at Home Order. We took this time to do our part to help stop the spread of novel coronavirus. When we reopened for dog […]

Vote For Us for Best Pet Care in The Best of The Lakes Region

Vote For Us for Best Pet Care in The Best of The Lakes Region

Did you hear the great news? Homeward Bound was again nominated for the Pet Care category in the second annual Best of the Lakes Region program put together by the Laconia Daily Sun! We are honored to be placed in the same category as some of our other favorite Pet Care providers in the Lakes […]

Can My Dog Spread Coronavirus?

Can My Dog Spread Coronavirus?

Since we first heard about coronavirus, I have wondered whether dogs could transmit coronavirus to other humans. To answer my questions, I reached out to a professor of mine from my days at Michigan State University. While obtaining my MS in Fisheries and Wildlife, I worked closely with Dr. Graham Hickling, a Disease Ecologist. He […]

A Second Open Letter to the Homeward Bound Family Regarding COVID-19

A Second Open Letter to the Homeward Bound Family Regarding COVID-19

Dear Homeward Bound Family, As you are aware, Governor Sununu has issued a Stay at Home order and ordered all non-essential businesses closed until May 4th. As such, to do our part in social distancing and to keep you, your pets, our employees and our community safe, we will continue to suspend our mid-day dog walks until May 4th.  I […]

Why Your Dog Shouldn’t Drink Puddle Water

Why Your Dog Shouldn’t Drink Puddle Water

Those first spring walks of the season are a welcomed change, no more shivering or walking through deep snow and thankfully no more ice to slip on. Pretty soon it will be nice enough to head outdoors without a big heavy coat and your dog will be able to run on the fresh green grass. […]

An Open Letter to the Homeward Bound Family Regarding COVID-19

An Open Letter to the Homeward Bound Family Regarding COVID-19

The following is a letter I sent out to our active clients March 17th, 2020. As our vacation clients have not been able to travel all of our Vacation Cat Care Visits have been canceled. We were still in operation but doing Mid-Day Dog Walks only. We know it’s going to take all of us […]

How to Get your Dog out of that Winter Rut

How to Get your Dog out of that Winter Rut

Winter can be a long season in New Hampshire, and if you’re not careful it’s easy to find yourself stuck in a rut. Even though spring is just around the corner, it’s still a little chilly and slushy, so it’s easy to get discouraged and talk yourself out of going on a walk. But it’s […]

Top 3 Signs Your Dog is Too Cold

Top 3 Signs Your Dog is Too Cold

Few places are as beautiful in winter as New Hampshire. For some residents, it’s the season they wait all year for. There are no shortage of winter activities to be enjoyed, and those brave enough to venture out into the cold and snow are always rewarded with all the scenic trails and gorgeous vistas this […]