Category: Wags

Get involved with your dog!

If you can imagine I’m out all day walking dogs in all weather so often when I get home if I don’t hurry up and get myself right back out to walk and exercise my own dogs there are some days it just doesn’t… Continue Reading “Get involved with your dog!”

The unthinkable can happen to anyone

Being active on social media I often see posts and flyers about pets that go missing.¬† I used to wonder how on earth can you lose your pet until a few years ago one of my dogs wandered out of my yard and went… Continue Reading “The unthinkable can happen to anyone”

October 1 is National Black Dog Day

The timing of National Black Dog Day and my recent trip to Peru could not have come at a better moment as the perfect subject for a new blog entry ūüôā huh you say? Today is National Black Dog Day where in North America… Continue Reading “October 1 is National Black Dog Day”

Professional pet sitter versus an online app-driven pet sitter

The world has changed in soooo many ways since the introduction of the internet, smart phones and apps. ¬†You can do pretty much anything at the touch of your fingers on a smart phone with an app – book a restaurant, book a taxi/uber,… Continue Reading “Professional pet sitter versus an online app-driven pet sitter”

All the poop-y things

There is a phenomenon that happens every winter that I don’t understand. ¬†It never fails as the days get shorter and colder, darkness comes earlier and the snow flies for some reason people get out of the habit of picking up after their dogs.… Continue Reading “All the poop-y things”

What exactly do you do with a kong toy?

I recall with my first dog I did lots of research, was given lots of information from the breeder and felt prepared to do all the right things for my dog. ¬†Many things did not go as planned….one of them being I assumed because… Continue Reading “What exactly do you do with a kong toy?”

Do I offer Doggy Daycare?

No, I don’t and here are a few reasons why. ¬†Well firstly, I don’t have a facility to take the dogs to be able to offer doggy daycare. ¬†It would be fabulous to have a place where I could have people drop off their… Continue Reading “Do I offer Doggy Daycare?”

Take me with you

I have always taken my dogs for fun adventures to the pet store to do their shopping and when they were young puppies or rescues that were new to me, to do some training. ¬†It is one place that usually welcome leashed and well-behaved… Continue Reading “Take me with you”

Sharing and caring

As a dog walker or pet sitter I often get to learn a lot about my clients based on our exchanges in our everyday lives. ¬†Most times I may only meet you once at the beginning when you sign up for my service and… Continue Reading “Sharing and caring”

Safety first (and always)

Over the years that I’ve owned and taken of care of other people’s pets I’ve learned a lot of things about safety measures we can take to keep them safe. ¬†Some things are quite obvious but to a first time pet owner removing your… Continue Reading “Safety first (and always)”