Scout hates Penn State football

It’s time for the return of college football. That makes Scout a bit nervous and unhappy. For many dogs, the start of football season means some changes at home. Family members who have been active outside for the summer suddenly spend all day in the recliner in front of the screen. Friends and family may come…

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Do’s and Don’ts for a safe summer with your dog.

Summer is here, and it’s a time for many outdoor activities with our dogs. Summer is great for pool parties, walking on the beach, attending festivals,  and grilling in the backyard with friends. For many people, late night fireworks are fun, too. Here’s a look at some ways to ensure you and your dog have…

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An Easy Gift Any Dog Mom Would LOVE to Receive

An Easy Gift Any Dog Mom Would LOVE to Receive Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful dog moms out there! Do you have a special dog mom in your life? Here’s an easy gift to make that any dog mom would LOVE to receive. Supplies: -Paper (we use cardstock) -Non-toxic, washable paints -A damp…

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Product Spotlight: Sustainable Tall Tails Scrappy Critter Toys

Product Spotlight: Sustainable Tall Tails Scrappy Critter Toys Happy Earth Day from Cold Nose Lodge! Founded in 1970, Earth Day is now celebrated in more than 193 countries around the globe. With the flowering trees in bloom all around us here in PA as the Earth springs back to life, it feels like the perfect…

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Loose Leash Walking: How to Stop Pulling

Loose Leash Walking: How to Stop Pulling Loose leash walking, or in other words, putting a stop to pulling on the leash, is by far one of the most common goals among our clients who seek dog training. This basic skill can transform frustration into adventure-filled friendship, but for some reason, it eludes many dog…

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How to Build a Puppy Starter Kit

How to Build a Puppy Starter Kit There’s nothing quite like the realization that your new puppy, the adorable little ball of fur curled up on you, is relying on you to learn how amazing life can be. One of our favorite things about springtime at the Lodge is the influx of puppies and all…

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Meet Our Trainers

Meet Our Trainers Our founder, Rayne, noticed a trend while working in animal welfare and rescue. Many wonderful dogs end up in shelters because of behavioral issues. Along with adequate exercise through our daycare program, training continues to be the key to realizing Cold Nose Lodge’s mission to keep more dogs in happy homes. In past blog posts, we’ve touched on…

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Is a Beagle a Good Fit for You?

Do you already know a beagle is a good fit for you because have a beagle or a beagle mix? Beaglefest 2019 will be held at Cold Nose Lodge on Saturday, March 16 from 12:30 pm – 3 pm. Bring your beagle to play with other beagles and beagle-lovers in our heated playroom and fenced…

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Love Your Pet: Alleviating Fear, Anxiety, and Stress at the Lodge

Love Your Pet: Alleviating Fear, Anxiety, and Stress at the Lodge Today, February 20th, is National Love Your Pet Day! If you’re a CNL client, from the moment you pass the leash to our dog handlers at drop off, we’re sure you can tell how much we love the dogs that visit the Lodge.  You may…

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Life with Dogs: Keeping Everyone Happy

Life with Dogs: Keeping Everyone Happy In the elusive battle to find balance in our lives, dogs play a unique role. They enrich our days with unconditional love, and their presence in our lives provides a stage for many of life’s lessons. Every dog comes with their own unique set of both wonderful traits as well…

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