Should I free-feed or schedule feed my pet?

Published on May 29, 2013 by in Blog

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An age old question that some of our pet sitting clients in Gilbert ask us is, when it comes to feeding my pets, (especially for most cat owners), should I free feed (leaving food out readily available for them to eat at will) or put my pet on a scheduled feeding? There are many reasons […]

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As pet sitters in Mesa, obviously we feed dogs as part of our job. And sometimes our dog clients won’t eat. So what do we do? Well, your pet sitter comes armed with several tricks for this situation. First we have to decide if it is due to illness or something else. Oftentimes, our pet […]

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Well it’s getting to be that time again. We’re just barely in to the month of May and triple digits are already on those of us here in Arizona. As dog walkers in Mesa and Gilbert, we need to pay attention to those temperatures. Did you know that unlike other states, not all weather is […]

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After all your research you’ve found your perfect Gilbert Pet sitter – we hope Critter Caretakers was top on your pet sitting company list.  Fluffy, your iguana, and Killer and Jaws, your Chihuahuas, are going to be safely cared for while you’re away. The consultation has been done, dates reserved and your bags are ready […]

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Critter Caretakers does a lot of cat sitting. And occasionally we will get a call from a client requesting a cat sitter who will do every other day visits.  However, our company does not offer every other day visits. Many pet owners underestimate the importance of every day pet sitting for cats. Contrary to popular […]

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We’re not just another pet sitting company in Gilbert. We like to let our clients know about nutrition and food advisories that we run across. So today we are alerting you to a raw food recall from the pet food company, Bravo! Raw diet frozen dog food is being recalled due to a potential contamination […]

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Why hire a dog walking professional in Mesa?

Published on April 3, 2013 by in Blog

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Dogs need exercise. Period. Most dogs love love LOVE their daily dog walk and depending on the breed and energy level of your dog, they may even need more than one walk a day. Why is it so important to walk your dog you ask? Dog walking has many benefits. First and foremost are the […]

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Top Ten reasons to hire us as your dog sitter

Published on March 28, 2013 by in Blog

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Finding a good dog sitter for your dog is very important. So while you’re doing your research allow us to shed some light on why we make the best dog sitting company in Mesa, Gilbert, or Chandler. Here are the top 10 reasons you’ll want us for your dog sitters: Reason # 10 –  The […]

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What makes a good Critter Caretakers client?

Published on March 18, 2013 by in Blog

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A new dog sitting client in Mesa recently asked me if we take on all clients that we consult with and I replied no. We don’t pet sit for animals that are aggressive to people or other animals. It’s a safety issue for the sitters and other animals. We are not breed discriminatory and base […]

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What is redirected aggression in cats?

Published on March 12, 2013 by in Blog

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When you have cats that get along really well together and then all of a sudden for absolutely NO apparent reason one of your felines goes after her best buddy claws drawn and fur flying, it’s scary!! This happened with some of my cats a couple of times, and let me tell you, it terrified […]

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