Tag: cats

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…

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,…

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…

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…

What exactly does “vacation care” mean?

I’ve had a few calls recently requesting ‘boarding’ services which is something I do not offer.  I don’t have a facility, therefore, have no where to house any guest dogs.  I have my home where my own dogs reside with me.  What I offer…

No judgement here

I’ve wanted to write about this for a while and keep forgetting until I come across another situation that reminds me of it.  I’ve had a few recently so here it is. I don’t understand why people feel the need to judge others based…

Ick, ticks!

Ah spring is finally upon us!  The temperatures are warming up, grass and trees are getting green, and the birds and bugs are out.  And that includes ticks. Ticks have become a bigger concern more recently than they ever were in previous years.  Besides…

Fairwell Friend

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love animals, especially dogs.  There is just something so special about a creature who pretty much spends their life wanting to please you, wanting your love and attention and in return giving unconditional love.  There is…