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Naming Your Cat

2014-03-01T23:17:27+00:00

  Here's a cute one for today! My cats name would be: Judge Hairy McMittens!

Naming Your Cat 2014-03-01T23:17:27+00:00

Mobile Phone Apps for Your Animals

2014-02-28T22:29:47+00:00

A few months ago I downloaded an app to my phone which would map the distance I walked my dog. Other people could also add their routes to this application. It often caused me to check this app for a different route to walk, even if I didn’t have my dog in tow! So, I

Mobile Phone Apps for Your Animals 2014-02-28T22:29:47+00:00

Cat Training 101

2014-02-28T03:27:57+00:00

  So you think you can train ME???...ha!   A little fun and educational moment for you cat people! I found this video by cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy, titled “The Best and Worse Ways to Train Your Cat”. Jackson is also the host of Animal Planet’s “My Cat from Hell”. Check out his video below.

Cat Training 101 2014-02-28T03:27:57+00:00

Disappearing Cats!

2014-02-27T03:55:53+00:00

As a professional pet sitter one of the tasks we perform at each visit is to make sure we locate all of the animals in our care to ensure they are safe and sound. For dogs, this is pretty easy…there aren’t too many places they can hide, and if they do try to hide, it

Disappearing Cats! 2014-02-27T03:55:53+00:00

A Routine Day in Pet Sitting – Not!

2014-02-25T23:14:25+00:00

I have been pet sitting long enough to know there is no such thing as a routine day. What may seem to start out as a routine day, can change rapidly. Often the “problems” are not always animal related! I have had clients forget their cell phone chargers, only to call me frantically asking me

A Routine Day in Pet Sitting – Not! 2014-02-25T23:14:25+00:00

Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products Recall

2014-02-25T01:05:50+00:00

I found the following press release by Nutri-Vet on the FDA's website today. Although there has been no reported cases of salmonella contamination Nutri-Vet is voluntarily recalling the following products. Nutri-Vet, LLC Recalls Nutri-Vet and Nutripet Chicken Jerky Products Because Of PossibleSalmonella Health Risk   Contact Consumer: 1-877-729-8668 Media: 201-854-6157 Ext. 162 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -

Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products Recall 2014-02-25T01:05:50+00:00

Pet First Aid Kits – Part 2

2014-02-22T17:32:05+00:00

In my previous post, Pet First Aid Kits – Part 1, I wrote about the importance of having a pet first aid kit for your dogs and cats. Ideally, if you have a dog, we recommend you have two kits; one kit for the house and a second kit in your car. If you do

Pet First Aid Kits – Part 2 2014-02-22T17:32:05+00:00

Med-Vet International Issues Nationwide Recall of Veterinary 1/2cc U-40 Insulin Syringes Due to Mismarked Syringe Barrels

2014-02-21T16:58:41+00:00

Contact Consumer: 800-544-7521 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 20, 2014 - On Feb. 14, 2014 , Med-Vet International initiated a nationwide recall of 140 boxes of 1/2cc U-40 insulin syringes. The syringes have been found to be labeled with 40 units per 1/2cc syringe and they should be marked with only 20 units per 1/2cc, which

Med-Vet International Issues Nationwide Recall of Veterinary 1/2cc U-40 Insulin Syringes Due to Mismarked Syringe Barrels 2014-02-21T16:58:41+00:00

Pet First Aid Kits – Part 1

2014-02-20T17:23:49+00:00

If you have animals, a pet first aid kit is an essential item to have in your household. If you are one of those people who have yet to purchase a pet first aid kit, there is no need to shrink into the background, hoping no one will see you. We can help you! And,

Pet First Aid Kits – Part 1 2014-02-20T17:23:49+00:00

7 Tips for Keeping Animals Safe During The Holidays

2013-12-17T18:01:43+00:00

We want everyone to have a safe holiday season and that includes your companion animals. Here are some tips to ensure you won’t be making a needless trip to the emergency vet this holiday season! 1)   Keep those shiny bows and papers out of the reach of your 4-legged companion! Nothing is more enticing, especially

7 Tips for Keeping Animals Safe During The Holidays 2013-12-17T18:01:43+00:00

Why Should I Hire a Professional Pet Sitter?

2013-10-29T18:02:14+00:00

Many people have asked me why they should hire a pet sitter. They often tell me they can get the "kid next door" to come over and put food out for their 4-legged critters. They often tell me they only have to pay the neighbor kid $5.00 to care for their animals. Believe it or

Why Should I Hire a Professional Pet Sitter? 2013-10-29T18:02:14+00:00

How I Became a Pet Sitter

2013-10-22T18:09:07+00:00

For way too many years, I worked in the corporate world for different companies. I was becoming more and more disillusioned with the corporate world and after much contemplation I knew the corporate world was no longer for me. My current pet sitter, who took care of my cats when I was out of town,

How I Became a Pet Sitter 2013-10-22T18:09:07+00:00

Another Pet Food Recall!

2013-08-15T20:33:00+00:00

From Procter and Gamble Wednesday, August 14, 2013 6:25 pm EDT centre (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%)

Another Pet Food Recall! 2013-08-15T20:33:00+00:00
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