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How To Determine Pet Sitter Requirements

First Prepare A Duty List List all the duties you are hoping to hire a pet sitter to take care of. Determine the amount of time it will take someone to fulfill those duties, you’ll need to include travel time if errands will be performed (ie. Dog walking–1/2 hour @ 3 times per week, grocery […]

When Is It A Good Idea To Hire A Pet Sitter?

Pet sitters can be hired for all kinds of situations including the traditional need: holidays and vacation time. However, nowadays pet sitters aren’t just for walking your dog while you’re out of town for a few days, but you can also hire a pet sitter to be your “Personal Assistant” that can take care of […]

Hot Weather Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe

Dogs, like people, feel the heat so it is their human companion’s job to ensure that they are safe and comfortable in any extreme weather. Our pets are valued and loved members of the family for which we are responsible. If we live in a hot climate or during the summer months, we need to […]

All About Dog Treats

Dogs have become such valued family members that it is not surprising, when it comes to dog treats, that there are almost as many to choose from as there are treats for us. Years ago the only treats we normally gave our pets were either soup bones or plain old dog cookies. Mans’ best friend […]

Tips For Nervous Dogs

In The UK we are fast approaching Fireworks Night which in our multi-cultural society heralds a sustained period of celebrations including Diwali or Deepawali coming to an end around New Years Eve. Around the world the Firework has for hundreds of years formed a key part of celebrations. I thought it might be useful to […]

‘Dem Bones

Inflamed joints. If your dog isn’t running, jumping and playing with ease, he just might have them. And that means treatment for arthritis could be in your pooch’s future. But before you go jumping to any conclusions, watch your pet for signs of the disease – like difficulty getting up or walking, limping, avoiding the […]

Hypoallergenic Dogs

When we talk about hypoallergenic dogs, we mean that they have a less or reduced tendency to cause allergies or allergic reaction among allergy sufferers. It has been estimated that about 10% of the US population is allergic to animals (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology). Symptoms of the reactions can range from watery […]

Hot Weather Tips For Dogs

Anytime temperatures turn extreme, pet owners should take extra precautions to ensure that their companions are comfortable and safe. Pets are living beings and should be treated as such. Keeping this in mind, here are some tips to keep your pet healthy and a happy during the hot months. Dogs can suffer from sunburn, overheating […]