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Hiking With Your Dog

Hiking With Your Dog: How To Be Safe and Have Fun on the Trail

May 14th, 2019 by

Hiking With Your Dog: How to Be Safe and Have Fun It’s finally that time of year when everyone starts dusting off their hiking boots and hitting the trails! Hiking with your dog can be a fun and rewarding bonding experience. Plus, it’s a great way for both of you to get some exercise and […]

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Shaving Your Dog

Thinking of Shaving Your Dog for Summer? Do Your Research First!

April 22nd, 2019 by

Thinking of Shaving Your Dog for Summer? Do Your Research First! ST. LOUIS, MO – April 22, 2019 – With summer on its way, you might be considering shaving your dog down to combat the heat. But, depending on your dog’s coat type, a shave could do more harm than good. Like humans, dogs are […]

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100 Dollars for 100 Dogs Update

Petropolis Pet Resort Has Helped Find Homes for Nearly 100 Pets Through 100 Dollars for 100 Dogs Campaign

March 20th, 2019 by

Petropolis Pet Resort Has Helped Find Homes for Nearly 100 Pets Through 100 Dollars for 100 Dogs Campaign ST. LOUIS, MO – March 20, 2019 – Since its launch on February 1st, Petropolis Pet Resort’s 100 Dollars for 100 Dogs campaign has helped find homes for 74 pets in the St. Louis Area. During this […]

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How to Protect Your Pets From Predators

How to Protect Your Pet From Predators

February 28th, 2019 by

How to Protect Your Pet From Predators ST. LOUIS, MO – Feb 27, 2019 – In the past few months, there have been several reports of wild animals attacking family pets across the United States. One story tells of a thirteen-year-old girl who fended off a hawk that tried to take her Yorkie puppy. In another, a […]

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Combat pet obesity

Keep Your Dog Active During Winter to Combat Pet Obesity

February 11th, 2019 by

Keep Your Dog Active During Winter to Combat Pet Obesity ST. LOUIS, MO – February 11, 2019 – In October 2017, a clinical study conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) found that 56% of dogs in the United States were overweight or obese. This number continues to rise. Obesity in dogs can […]

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$100 for 100 Dogs

Petropolis Pet Resort donates $100 to 100 homeless pets in 100 Dollars for 100 Dogs campaign

January 29th, 2019 by

Petropolis Pet Resort Donates $100 to 100 Homeless Pets in 100 Dollars for 100 Dogs Campaign ST. LOUIS, MO – Jan. 29, 2019 – According to the ASPCA, over 6.5 million pets enter the animal shelter system every year in the United States. The St. Louis Area is one of the largest shelter markets in […]

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Before You Rehome Your New Pet, Give Them Time To Adjust

Before You Rehome Your Pet, Give Them Time to Adjust

January 10th, 2019 by

Before You Rehome Your New Pet, Give Them Time to Adjust ST. LOUIS, MO – January 10, 2019 – According to a study by the ASPCA, over one million households rehome their pets every year. Of these, about 36% surrender their pets to animal shelters. One of the major reasons these pets are rehomed is […]

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all-seasons play

Petropolis Offers Safe Winter Fun in St. Louis’s Only Heated Play Facility

December 5th, 2018 by

Petropolis Offers Safe Winter Play in St. Louis’s Only Heated Play Facility ST LOUIS, MO – December 5, 2018 – Outdoor play doesn’t stop for cold weather at Petropolis. Their all-season heated pavilion provides a safe space for dogs to play outdoors in winter weather. They offer doggy daycare and lodging packages that include supervised play in […]

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Canine Influenza: The Dog Flu in St. Louis (H3N8 and H3N2)

February 22nd, 2016 by

by Dr. Paul Schifano Canine Influenza has received a lot of attention in the news because of a 2015 outbreak that occurred in the Chicago, Illinois area.  With all of this attention it is a great time to share with you Petropolis & Silver Maple Pet Center’s plan for management and prevention of this disease. […]

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Kennel Profile – Boarderline Magazine (July / August 1989)

October 8th, 2015 by

When Paul Schifano, DVM, and his staff held the grand opening of the new Petropolis Pet Center, 3,000 people walked through the doors! “I’ll never forget those two days!” says Paul. He credits a strong promotional effort headed by Hannelore (Lorie) Bugby, his partner and his mother, for the tre­mendously successful beginning. Pre­viously, Lorie ran an […]

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