Category: Pet Safety

House Cleaning with Pet Care in Mind

  Many thanks to Myrna Atha, article author & Healthy Living Specialist* Have you seen the news about the toxic Tide pods and other harmful cleaning products?  We know we should keep these things away from our children… But what about our pets? They walk on the floors we just mopped with chlorine-laden cleaners and breathe the…

Holiday Tips for Safe Pet Care in your Home

  Hosting friends and family for the holidays is always a joyous occasion that requires considerable preparation, especially if you own pets. Additional family members will undoubtedly excite your dogs and cats. You know your pet’s personalities best, while your visitors may be meeting them for the first time. If your dog is on the…

The Importance of Socializing your Dogs

    Please socialize your dogs! Start early (in puppyhood) and never stray from this important element of dog ownership well into your dog’s adult years. Dogs yearn to learn the world, relying on their innate abilities and senses, and benefit greatly by interaction in a healthy and positive way. Early and consistent introduction to…

Summer Tips for Safe Dog Care

Whether its dog care in your home, or one of ours, it’s important to maintain a dog’s daily exercise needs, although the hotter temps present added challenges for pet sitters and dog owners in the summer.   Public walkways and the gravel and rock in your own backyard, can heat up quickly so take a “paws”…