Monthly Archives: January 2015

Poll question of the week: Does your dog (or cat) become fascinated with the TV?

Posted in dogs, tv, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Do Dogs Watch—and React to—TV?, By Liz Langley

Just like humans, their response to the tube depends on their personality, experts say. Dogs watch a Bakers dog food TV advertisement, created especially for canines, in the U.K. in 2012. The one-minute ad contains high-frequency noises that can be … Continue reading

Posted in dogs, tv | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Doggie, Doggie, Are you OK?

For those pet parents and pet professionals who have ever taken a pet CPR course from a Certified Pet Tech Instructor, this should be a familiar phrase. For those who haven’t . . . well . . . quite frankly … Continue reading

Posted in animal care, pet care, Pet Safety | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Are you protected from zoonotic diseases?

Zoo-what? Zoonotic diseases are those parasites and diseases that can pass from animals to humans.  While most might immediately think of diseases likes rabies, which our domesticated four-legged friends are vaccinated from, precautions must still be taken to protect yourself … Continue reading

Posted in animal care, disease prevention | Tagged , | Leave a comment

If something were to happen to you, what would happen to me?

by Sari Reis, CPPS, 2013 Pet Sitter of the Year™  Last year one of my clients made a special request. He asked if I would be willing to be his dog’s caretaker if something should happen to him. I have … Continue reading

Posted in animal care, pet care | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pet First Aid Essentials

Whether you are at home, on an extended trip, or taking an extended walk or hiking trip with your dog, being prepared to administer first aid in any situation is essential.  Though larger items, such as blankets, can be bulky … Continue reading

Posted in pet care, Pet Education, Pet Safety | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Misconceptions About Pets

Check out the latest Misconceptions YouTube regarding what we believe about our pets.

Posted in pet care | Tagged , , | Leave a comment