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Kitty Home Alone

Vacation time is here and you can’t wait to take off. The good news is, you won’t feel as guilty about leaving because you’re the proud caregiver of a cat instead of a dog. Everyone knows how independent cats are. And although they need the same love, they certainly don’t need the same care as a dog.

Not true. Cats are indeed different. But consider, cats DO NOTICE when you’re not around. If you’re going to be gone for an extended period of time, there are some things to consider. [Read more…]

What’s Your Cat’s Personality?

Cats come in all sizes and colors. But did you know they all fall under five primary personality types? See below which personality type your feline friend might fall under:

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Preparing for your new Puppy!

puppies

So, you want to get a puppy. Congratulations! Puppies can bring you many hours of entertainment and joy. But don’t bring a puppy into the house without adequate preparation. The wise puppy owner will be fully prepared with supplies and equipment, the right service providers and a plan for house rules as well as regular routines. [Read more…]

The Chronicles of Beckett Blue and Jack Daniel

The Tennis Ball

As brother and sister, Beckett Blue and Jack Daniel couldn’t be more Gleeful Beckett with Jack and Balldifferent from each other. Jack, the oldest, is a 7-year-old Miniature Australian Sheppard who has an intense interest in tennis balls. Beckett, a youthful 5-month old French Brittany Spaniel, is a girly girl!  She likes to flit around and get into whatever suits her fancy on any given day. And like any girly girl, she changes her mind frequently. What delights her on Monday, may become extremely boring for her on Wednesday. [Read more…]

Chewie Update

I started working with Chewie when he was 9 weeks old. I fell in love with him the moment I met him. He’s friendly, inquisitive, stubborn and cute as can be! Even as a young puppy, he Chewie7immediately warmed up to humans. If he sees a stranger on the street, all he wants to do is to walk up to the person and greet him/her. He loves men, women, and children. He’s one of the most social dogs I know. [Read more…]

My Poop Eating Pooch!

I pet sit this beautiful little puppy client on a daily basis. She lives withTongue her older canine brother. In the last few days I noticed that the puppy started to eat the poop of his older, male sibling. They live in a very clean, ideal setting so I decided to do a little research to learn more about why dogs do it and how they can be broken of the behavior. [Read more…]

Online Pet Sitting Directories and Apps – Buyer Beware!

More and more pet-sitter directory websites and apps are cell phone dogcontinuing to grow in the market place. As tech companies, they are often backed by venture capitalists whose main objective is turn a quick profit. The last thing on their mind is the safety of your pet. Pet owners need to learn the difference between a local professional pet sitting, dog walking business and this high tech alternative. [Read more…]

Happy Thanksgiving!

I don’t know about your household, but in mine I can almost dog turkey2guarantee my pets will be begging for food during Thanksgiving. Table scraps that consist of lean protein and fresh veggies are great. But also know about the hidden dangers in holiday fare. [Read more…]

Chewie!

Chewie is one of my newer puppy clients. To say Chewie is cute is Chewie5very much of an understatement. When I first met him, he was 9 weeks old. He’s now coming up on 12 weeks and he’s simply a beautiful English Bulldog. [Read more…]

Trick-or-Treat!!

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. As a child, I used to dress Halloween1up as my favorite spooky character and trick-or-treat around the neighborhood with my best friends. As a grown-up, I’ve always loved seeing the neighborhood children come to my door all dressed up. I’m always amazed at how creative children are and how they are able to bring out the child in all of us. [Read more…]