Why do you need a dog walker?

Published on September 18, 2020 by in Blog

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Times sure are crazy right now, right? Our lives are not like they used to be prior to COVID-19. Some of you may be home schooling, some may be working from home while some of you may be back in the office full time! What does that mean for your dog? Did you know your […]

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Adopting a new puppy?

Published on June 12, 2014 by in Blog

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Adopting a new puppy? You and your family have decided to adopt a new puppy as a member of your family! What an exciting time. There are ways to prepare prior to bringing the new puppy into your home. Preparation. If you have not brought the new puppy home, preparing ahead of time can save […]

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Do you know what is in your pets food and treats? For many years I didn’t either. My head was basically in the sand. I trusted that what was being sold in grocery stores was good for my dogs and cats. Once I became more involved in the pet world, I began researching and what […]

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This subject has been brought up a lot to me. As professional dog walkers, we are asked all the time “why would I need a dog walker” or “what does a pet sitter do”. Reasons Your Dog Needs a Professional Dog Walker You are gone the majority of the day for work or other obligations. […]

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Today was a very emotional day for me! I have a regular dog walking client that I see anywhere between 1-3 times per week. Their dog’s name is Reese and she is a chocolate brown Cocker Spaniel. She is as sweet as can be and always gives out an excited little whimper when I arrive […]

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How to Greet a Dog

Published on February 21, 2013 by in Blog

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As a professional dog walker, I can’t tell you the number of times that adults and children have approached wanting to pet the dog on the other end of the leash. I have had people run towards me and the dog, wave at the dog, hold their hands/arms over top of the dogs head. All […]

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Yellow Ribbon Dogs

Published on February 20, 2013 by in Blog

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As a dog walker and someone who volunteers in the rescue world, I am privy to seeing all types of things where our pets are concerned. One of those details that I came across a few years ago, was a yellow ribbon tied to a dogs leash. I had been visiting Best Friends Animal Sanctuary […]

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Dogs & Prong Collars

Published on February 18, 2013 by in Blog

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The prong collar invokes all types of feelings in people and some are not necessarily good feelings. I must admit, I was one of those people who were 100% against using a prong collar. Why? Because I had seen some of the horror associated with one and assumed that the majority of those injuries were […]

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We all know that dog collars are a necessity, right? As a Professional Dog Walker, I often get asked by clients, what is the best collar for their dog. That is a tricky question but one that I normally answer with “how about a Martingale Collar to start”. What is the difference between a  Martingale […]

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Mr. Bobblehead

Published on January 26, 2013 by in Blog

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I have a long term client that has two Bichon mixes that are brothers. The only way you would know these dogs are related are by looking at them. They are so different from one another.  This particular client uses us two times per week to pet sit their two boys, Sam & Ted. Sam […]

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