Pick Up the Poop

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015

Pick Up the Poop

In most cities, communities and neighborhoods, there’s a fine if you don’t pick up your dog’s waste. I definitely agree with laws regulating clean streets free from dog waste, but the reality is, it’s never enforced. To be honest, during my dog walks, I’ve yet to actually witness someone NOT picking up after their dog…but we know it happens since there’s always a rogue pile of poo. True, maybe...

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Cats: Pet Sitter vs. Boarding

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014

Cats: Pet Sitter vs. Boarding

Cats live in a world all their own. They differ in personality, behavior and needs from their canine counterparts. Cats are a species who wake up to a new day, with no past baggage. They can be a hand-full or a breeze. When you plan a trip out of town and your resident felines need care, you have two exceptional options. Hire a professional pet sitter to visit your...

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How My Military Skills Make Me An Expert Pet Sitter

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014

How My Military Skills Make Me An Expert Pet Sitter

When I started my military life in 1983, I was so incredibly proud to serve my country. Enlisting in the US Air Force at 19 years old was scary – boot camp is not for the faint of heart. It was much like you typically see it portrayed on TV and in the movies. The discipline, structure, respect and responsibility are all qualities that have been sewn into my...

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Prepare for your Pet Sitter

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014

Prepare for your Pet Sitter

Bags are packed, you’re ready to go… Time to prepare for your pet’s “staycation” at home with their friendly pet sitter. Below are several tips of things you can do to help make your pet’s time alone safe and your pet sitter’s tasks easier. Stop/Hold mail and newspapers or arrange collection by your pet sitter. DO NOT turn off water or electricity to the house. These utilities are essential...

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Pet-Proofing Your Home

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014

Here are some tips to keep your pet safe in the confines of her own home — 1. Remove candy or nuts from locations where pets can reach them. Chocolate is toxic to dogs and nuts can be dangerous by ingesting or choking. 2. If moth balls are used, keep pets away from those areas. 3. Keep the toilet seat down. 4. Check the security of the garbage can....

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