SERVICES

- Boarding
- Grooming
- Training
- Day Care
- Dog Guard

OPENING HOURS

7:00 AM - 6:30 pm

Monday - Friday

(Closed daily from

2:30pm–4:00pm for SIESTA)

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saturday

 

Sunday: CLOSED

(PM Courtesy Pick-up:

 By Appointment Only)

ADDRESS

Mailing Address:

15081 Brown Pleasants Road Montpelier, Virginia 23192

Physical Address (GPS Address):

16726 Mountain Road

Montpelier, VA 23192

Email: gstoneman@pawscienda.com
Tel:  (804) 883-7245​

Fax: (804) 308-5003

Proudly serving Richmond, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, Caroline, Goochland, New Kent, Chesterfield, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and Petersburg.

Featured Posts

             In our last session we discussed how to prevent jumping. When teaching a dog to not do certain unwanted behaviors you will want to have a new behavior that you can redirect your dog to. A natural redirect would be to sit as that requires no movement which...

For many people, Halloween marks the beginning of the holiday season. What is an exciting time for you and your family can be an absolute nightmare for your pets. While dressing them up and including them in your spooky holiday plans may seem like fun, save the costume...

For a lot of dog owners jumping is a major problem. Most dogs jump up on you to re-create a

rewarding experience. Often times when they are small puppies we either lift them up to our faces

and talk sweet to them in a high happy voice, or we get down low with them. We...

June 6, 2019

Summer isn't always just a walk in the park for pets. 

Skyrocketing temperatures can make the world a harsh place for our animals, especially for dogs, who can be very sensitive to the heat.

Because dogs don't have the convenient (smelly) sweating mechanism that humans d...

As loving pet parents, we often take our dogs with us on roadtrips. Whether across the country or just across town, we need to think ahead about the trip and how well our dogs will fare. Should I feed him before we go? How often should I stop for potty breaks? From foo...

Every dog can develop a pollen allergy. Some are more likely to do so, due to their living environment, breed or exposure to pollen. Since the peak allergy season is coming soon, make sure you know everything you need on dog pollen allergy and how to best protect your...

There just seems to be no stopping the Labrador Retriever!

For a record 28th year (2018), the versatile sporting breed reigns supreme on the American Kennel Club registry list, a run like no other breed has seen in the record books.

Changes in the Top Ten

Little changed i...

March 18, 2019

The day started out as normal – greeted early by Amanda who made my breakfast and fluffed my pillow.  I sauntered into the office area and jumped to my usual morning spot – smack dab in the middle of Amanda’s paperwork.  Ahhh - all settled in for a day of naps, sunshin...

There is no doubt that it’s immensely beneficial for dogs to be able to run off-leash. Most dogs cannot even come close to getting adequate exercise on the end of a leash, and lack of exercise contributes to a whole host of behavior challenges. And adequate exercise ca...

As you train with your dog, it is important that you don't overdo the amount of training. Science has shown that animals

retain better when taught in short (five to fifteen minutes) spurts, rather than long, drawn out sessions. Dogs not only

fill up on treats, they also...

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Training tips with Jeff - the command "Sit"

November 4, 2019

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