Introducing Your Dog to a New Baby: Tips for an Easy Transition

You love your dog unconditionally—he’s the furriest member of your family, after all. However, when you bring home a new little (different) bundle of joy, the transition from receiving mom and dad’s unwavering attention, to now being an older sibling, can create a bit of confusion in your pup. Never fear, though! We have a… Read more »

Planning for the Future of Your Pets (With or Without You)

No one ever plans to leave their pet unexpectedly—tragedies and illnesses can happen with no warning, and when they do occur, your pet will be left without a caregiver. However, you can make a plan for your pet’s future without you. You can ensure your dog’s safety in a time of need, and a loving… Read more »

Adopting vs. Buying: 4 Reasons to Save a Rescue or Shelter Animal

If you’re thinking about adding a dog to your home, then you have a lot of serious decision-making ahead of you. Most importantly, figuring out if you should buy or adopt. We’ve made the decision easy on you—of course you should adopt! Here are just a few of many reasons why you should adopt a… Read more »

Meet the Guests of Silver Streak Kennels: Part Three

Whether they are enjoying retirement here with us, or are just enjoying a nice, relaxing stay while their owner is away, our Silver Streak guests are the best. We love all of the dogs that have come our way, but it would be selfish of us not to share a few of these friendly faces!… Read more »

Meet the Guests of Silver Streak Kennels: Part Two

At our long-term dog sitting and retirement home in Upstate New York, we have the most loving and playful companions. Instead of keeping them all to ourselves, we wanted to share some of the senior dogs that have given our 150 acres of green pasture a true purpose! Here are some of our beloved dogs… Read more »

Meet the Guests of Silver Streak Kennels

Whether they’re roaming around on our 150-acre farm, or playing with their friends, we have so many amazing guests here at Silver Streak Kennels! Some are only here to visit and some we now get to call our own; we’re truly a home away from home for dogs.       We wanted to share… Read more »

Please Send Silver Streak Kennels Milk-Bone Treats

With the holiday season coming up, we wanted to reach out to those of you who actively support us and the dogs that we care for. Silver Streak Kennels is looking for people to donate flavored Milk-Bone treats and Milk-Bone MaroSnacks as a gift to the dogs this holiday season. Milk-Bone treats are our treat… Read more »

Making Arrangements for your Pets in your Absence

In the event that you pass away, you need to make prior arrangements for your pets to ensure that they are cared for properly. Death is a difficult subject to discuss; however, it is a reality that requires sorting out your affairs ahead of time, especially as a dog owner. Regardless of how you, as… Read more »

A Place For Dogs With Special Needs

We often get dogs brought to us through K9Cars, a private pet taxi service. Tony,a driver that we often have the pleasure of speaking with said to us, “Why wouldn’t any dog love to live upstate,on a farm, away from the rigors of city life?” Living at Silver Streak Kennels is a wonderful alternative for… Read more »

Dogs Can Always Go Home Again

Caring for an aging dog or one that has some behavioral concerns requires a lot of time and money, and many dog owners find it is difficult to manage this, both emotionally and logistically. At Silver Streak Kennels, we understand, and our facilities are designed to provide a comfortable and inviting environment that serves aging… Read more »