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A Restaurant Tail: How Pumpkin Saved My Pet From Surgery

A Restaurant Tail: How ...

A Restaurant Tail: How Pumpkin Saved My Pet From Surgery From Guest Contributor Amber Kingsley This is by far one of my favorite dog stories coming from a time that my family owned a restaurant. My trusty dog and I lived in a small apartment above the hustling eatery and we both had the...
Six Ways Invisible Fencing Can Be Used in Your Home and Yard

Six Ways Invisible Fenc...

Six Ways Invisible Fencing Can Be Used in Your Home and Yard (Published in partnership with www.dogfencediy.com.)   The safety and health of your dogs are your top priorities, so keeping your dogs at home and on your property is essential. Strategic fencing can be a huge help, and a...
Can your dog get a sunburn!? Find out!

Can your dog get a sunb...

Yes, that’s right – your dog can get a sunburn  just like you! When the UV index is high, prolonged sun exposure can cause burns. How, if your pet has fur? Any exposed area of skin on a dog is in danger of a burn. This includes the top of the nose and tips of the ears or tail. If you...
HAVE YOU SEEN THE RUBBERBANDS?

HAVE YOU SEEN THE RUBBE...

HAVE YOU SEEN THE RUBBERBANDS? From Redbank to Riverhead Manhattan to Montauk!   What? Rubberbands? Can you find them in your town? While you’re out walking your dog in sun, rain, sleet, or snow, you try to be observant – is there a bone on the ground…is there another dog coming...
COLD, ICE, SNOW…AND A LOST DOG!

COLD, ICE, SNOW…AND A L...

COLD, ICE, SNOW…AND A LOST DOG!   A true story with a good outcome – and lessons to be learned to help you find your lost dog and get him/her back safely. One of your worst fears might be losing your dog….What if it’s ….HOW COLD???? Imagine temps in the single digits with wind...
Winter Storm Juno & Your Pets – Don’t Panic!

Winter Storm Juno &...

  Every year the Northeast gets Winter Weather Warnings, Watches, and Advisories. At this moment we are facing Nor’easter Juno. The tri-state area & Long Island area is expected to get anywhere from 12-24”. Don’t Panic! Winter storm paths are notoriously unpredictable. Yes, we...
My Pet Loves Grapes (don’t try this at home)!

My Pet Loves Grapes (do...

Grapes are Poison! Raisins are dehydrated grapes…and they are both are poisonous to dogs and cats. The specific tolerance/sensitivity varies from pet to pet, but they are toxic to All dogs and All cats. 1 grape can put your pet into fatal kidney failure…or sometimes it can take...
When the parents are away, the kids will….WHAT?

When the parents are aw...

  I thought it would be just another visit with the 3-legged dog.. I was relatively new to the pet sitting world when I entered the house of one of my regular clients. I didn’t have staff yet so was always busy and trying to manage my schedule. So on this day, I was about a half...
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