Pet Sitting

Pet Safety during Thanksgiving – A Guide for Families

2023-11-22T18:00:26+00:00November 22nd, 2023|Dog Safety, Pet Health, Pet Sitting|

Thanksgiving, a special occasion spent with family and friends, brings a flurry of activities, delicious food, and joyous celebration into our homes. However, amidst the fun and laughter, it's crucial to consider the safety of our little paw-friends. During this time, our homes are filled with delectable dishes that may not necessarily be safe for our furry pals. While the tempting turkey and a variety of side dishes may seem harmless to share, certain foods could pose a risk to pets. Onions, garlic, chocolate, raisins,

Dog safety during summer months

2023-07-28T18:12:02+00:00July 28th, 2023|Dog Safety, Pet Health, Pet Sitting|

Dog Safety The safety of your dog should always be a top priority. When it comes to keeping your dog hydrated, it is important to ensure that the water is clean and free from contaminants. Always provide fresh and clean water for your dog. It is also important to keep your dog away from stagnant water, which can be a breeding ground for harmful bacteria. Consider adding a filter to your dog's water bowl to ensure that the water is clean and safe for

A few tips to help dogs with separation anxiety

2023-03-23T04:28:29+00:00March 25th, 2023|Dog Safety, Pet Health, Pet Sitting|

Gradual acclimation: Gradually acclimate your dog to being alone by starting with short periods of time away and gradually increasing the duration. Positive reinforcement: Reinforce calm behavior when you leave and return home with treats and praise. Exercise: Make sure your dog gets enough physical exercise before you leave so they are tired and less anxious. Provide distraction: Leave toys or puzzles for your dog to engage with while you're away. Creating a safe space: Provide your dog with a safe space, such as

HEAT EXHAUSTION: How to Know If Your Dog Is TOO Hot?

2021-06-21T23:03:33+00:00June 21st, 2021|Cat Health, Dog Safety, Pet Health, Pet Sitting|

Summer is not only about outdoor adventures with our fur-babies but also hot temperatures. The truth is—we all get hot, even our dogs. But how do you know your pet is overheating? What Is Heat Exhaustion? Heat exhaustion, also called hyperthermia, occurs when your pet's body temperature rises above a healthy range, and they are unable to regulate their own body heat. This condition ranges from mild heat exhaustion, which can be treated at home, to severe heatstroke, at which point your pet can lose consciousness,

Five Essential Questions to Ask Your Potential Pet Sitter

2021-01-15T21:16:06+00:00January 15th, 2021|Dog Safety, Pet Sitting, Pet Sitting vs. Boarding|

Pet lovers often feel a lot of anxiety about relinquishing control over their best four-legged friend into the hands of a stranger, and why wouldn’t you? Only you know best the care your pet needs. But it can be a necessity to employ a pet sitter when you’re going somewhere that pets can’t come, and when that day comes you need to know how to find the best person for your pet. These five questions are important to ask of any pet sitter. 1)

Is it okay if my dog eats cat food?

2020-05-27T02:13:37+00:00June 15th, 2020|Pet Health, Pet Sitting|

Most dogs will eat any food they can find. Whether it is dog food, cat food, garbage they find on their walk or something you dropped while eating dinner. They don't discriminate. We can assume that the garbage your dog finds on the road isn't healthy for him, but is it bad if your dog occasionally eats the leftovers your cat left in her bowl? The simple answer to “can my dog eat cat food” is no, dogs should not eat cat food. The

What is the difference between dog boarding & pet sitting?

2020-06-01T18:43:01+00:00May 27th, 2020|Pet Sitting, Pet Sitting vs. Boarding|

Having to leave your pet behind when you travel often means choosing between pet sitting or pet boarding. Both options help to ensure that your pet is taken care of while you’re gone, but there are some important differences between them. The main difference between pet boarding and pet sitting is that the pet sitter comes to your home to give care and attention. With dog boarding, the pet is brought to the kennel and will stay on the property until the owner returns to

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