Family & Pets
Locally owned business At Home Dog Training has helped Las Vegas locals train their dogs since 1978. Owner and founder Dennis Danskin has shared his expertise with the Las Vegas Community for nearly 40 years. His unique training will not only teach your dog, but give you insight into what triggers behavior problems as well.
Nothing says “summer” like a visit to a neighborhood public pool. Life in the desert means craving for water as a relief from the extreme heat, and your needs are met with everything from crazy wild rides at a water park to tame kiddie adventures at local recreation center outdoor pools.
Goodness gracious great balls of….paint? Check out these top paintball spots in the Las Vegas area.
The Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium is a great way to spend the day with the family.
There are a fair number of concrete skate parks in Las Vegas and Henderson. Some are supervised, others are well-lit but are unsupervised areas. A couple of these parks are run by community centers, offering classes and emphasizing safety. Since a few parks are designated as experienced skate parks, make sure you’re up to snuff before you visit them, and also be forewarned that bowls may be shared with BMX bikers, so be prepared to wait your turn.
We all know that our pets are valuable members of the family, and nowhere celebrates this fact with more gusto than the Las Vegas area. As we celebrate National Pet Month, let’s remember those furry and fluffy friends with a number of their favorite places. From parks to “barkeries” and one of the best pet-friendly hotels around, there are definitely accommodating spaces for every member of the family when you live in or visit Las Vegas.
If you’re looking for the best local and unique gift ideas for Mom, we’ve got the inside scoop. You’re sure to find something spectacular at these highly recommended Las Vegas spots for a gift and day to remember.
Going to the gym seems to be a national pastime. Everyone wants to look their best, feel energized and be healthy, but kids sometimes make that goal difficult. Gyms have figured out the perfect solution by offering childcare and play rooms so you have the peace of mind to exercise without having to worry about finding someone to watch your little ones. The Las Vegas area has a few athletic clubs, gyms and fitness centers that encourage you to pursue a healthy lifestyle. even when you have small children.
Families are enjoying exercising together more these days, and when you can combine the experience with being outdoors, it’s even more fun. There are many cultivated and rougher bike trails in Las Vegas, depending upon the age and skill level of the rider. Be sure you check conditions before you leave your home, and don’t forget the water and snacks!
Dogs need physical exercise and a dog run is a great place for your canine to experience the great outdoors!