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How to keep Pets safe at Thanksgiving

How to keep Pets safe at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a special time of year to gather and share a feast of foods. This can include family pets with some caution. Please share these tips with your clients to show your dedication and thoughtful concerns as a professional pet sitter. Thanksgiving often...

Pet Sitting Reaps Pawsitive Job Benefits

Pet Sitting Reaps Pawsitive Job Benefits

Inflation is walloping our wallets and to offset the rising cost of consumer goods and gas, rent and household expenses, folks are looking for extra money-making opportunities to stem the tide. Inflation can be a dream killer for retirees and those on fixed incomes....

Are you Boo-pared for Trick or Treat Night?

Are you Boo-pared for Trick or Treat Night?

    As Halloween approaches and you prepare for the thrill of trick-or-treat, be mindful of a dog or cat’s reaction to the hubris. Dogs and cats may be frightened by costumes. If you are pet sitting on Halloween, be careful about donning personal costumes...

Pet Sitter Tips for Fall Weather Changes

Pet Sitter Tips for Fall Weather Changes

  Following a hot, dry summer, the beginning of fall is more than welcome!  As you prepare for seasonal changes, keep the following in mind to ensure safe pet care for you and your clients. Colder weather has many effects on pets. They need to eat more to...

Do these Genes make me look fat? Dog Obesity is a BIG problem

Do these Genes make me look fat? Dog Obesity is a BIG problem

  While some dog breeds are more prone to becoming overweight or obese, nearly half of the nation’s dogs and cats suffer some level of tipping the scales beyond their breed standards. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) reports that 59% of cats and...

What’s that smell? To a dog – EVERYTHING!

What’s that smell? To a dog – EVERYTHING!

    Flowering plants and verdant bushes are nature’s “perfume” and an invitation to take a walk with your dog and furry clients. As dog lovers and professional pet sitters, we know the importance of daily exercise for all dogs. Not only is a walk an...

Treat and Retreat Training Method for Fearful Dogs

Treat and Retreat Training Method for Fearful Dogs

Many dogs are fearful when meeting strangers for the first time. You will encounter dogs that are reluctant to approach you, yet as a professional pet sitter it's helpful to know how to best manage your introduction to a skittish dog. Kathrine Breeden is the owner and...

Covid’s Impact on Pet Health

Covid’s Impact on Pet Health

As we unpack the past 2 years, the requirement to embrace change became necessary during unprecedented upheaval. We found creative ways to entertain ourselves indoors and learned to Zoom. We've emerged from the Covid cocoon, yet what about our pets? Dogs born and/or...

The Importance of Thanking Clients – a Pet Sitter Must!

The Importance of Thanking Clients – a Pet Sitter Must!

Whether you’re working independently or managing a team of sitters, it’s important to thank your clients -the diesel fuel for your business! Simple ways to express your gratitude for their business include: a personal email, hand-written note by mail, and of course...

10 Tips to keep Fido cool and safe in the Summer

10 Tips to keep Fido cool and safe in the Summer

When someone refers to the Dog Days of Summer, they are actually referencing the hottest time of the year, typically July 3-August 11. The phrase has its origins from the Greeks and Romans when the Sirius “Dog Star” appeared to rise before the sun in late July....