Adventures In Pet Sitting: My Craziest Week Ever!
While pet sitting the last twelve years, I’ve had challenges occasionally. Water turned off in middle of summer, doors locked with no key for entry to name a couple. Never, though, have so many crazy problems occurred in the same week! Pet Sitting Adventure #1 The week began as any other, until I received a […]Continue Reading
What the Litterbox Can Tell You About Your Cat’s Health
Scooping your cat’s litterbox isn’t the most enjoyable chore, but it is a chance to learn some things about your cat’s health. Potential Health Concerns I can imagine this sounds strange, but when scooping the litterbox, here are a few things to watch for: Signs your cat has diarrhea or is constipated. If this becomes […]Continue Reading
Help Your Pet Sitter Help You
Do you plan to hire a pet sitter to care for your pets when you go on vacation? If this will be the first time hiring a pet sitter, keep the following tips in mind to ensure they can provide optimal care for your pet. Tips To Help Your Pet Sitter Provide Best Care Possible […]Continue Reading
World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay
Today is World Spay Day. Here are some facts on the benefits of spay/neuter and what happens when pets are not spayed or neutered. Why Spay and Neuter Is Important A dog or cat as young as 4 months of age can get pregnant. Litter mates can produce a litter! Cats typically enter their first […]Continue Reading
Cat Sitter: Why Hire One?
I have quite a few cat clients, and people often ask me what I do when I visit the cats. The general perception is that cats are low to no maintenance, so the idea of hiring a professional cat sitter doesn’t make sense to them. Here are some of the benefits of hiring a cat […]Continue Reading
5 Tips To Control Fleas and Ticks
Summer is rapidly approaching and with it comes a greater challenge in dealing with fleas, ticks and heartworms. The May 2013 issue …Continue Reading
Earth Day Tips For Pets
It’s Earth Day, and we’d like to share some tips on ways you and your pet can help keep the world a greener and healthier place. …Continue Reading
For Your Pet: New Uses For Old Things
I’m a big fan of Real Simple magazine, and one feature in every issue is “New Uses For Old Things”. The feature gives some good ideas on …Continue Reading
Texas Requiring Licensing For Dog And Cat Breeders
Beginning September 1, Texas dog and cat breeders must be licensed to operate in Texas. In order to be termed a dog or cat breeder, a …Continue Reading
Should Pet Groomers Be Required To Be Licensed?
There is a bill in the California State Legislature, SB 969, that would establish a council to administer a voluntary certification program for pet groomers, bathers and brushers. If passed, this would be the first legislation to specifically govern pet groomers, bathers and brushers. Requirements vary by state regarding the certificates and licenses needed to […]Continue Reading