What’s Your Dog and Heat Safety Quotient?

Published on July 12, 2014 by in Blog

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Your Gilbert dog sitter takes the care of your dogs very seriously, especially in the dangerous heat of Arizona. Take this true/false quiz and see if you can pass with flying colors. 1)      It only takes 15 minutes for your car to become so hot your dog suffers serious physical harm. False –It only takes […]

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Adventures in Cat Sitting in Chandler

Published on June 28, 2014 by in Blog

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Being a cat sitter in Chandler is great fun. We get to spend time snuggling fluffy faces, brushing soft fur babies, playing with mice and wand toys with your cats, and giving lots of treats (with pet parent permission, of course). But sometimes we have an ‘adventure’. And that’s just what happened last week to […]

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Gilbert Green Acre Boarding Kennels Tragedy

Published on June 25, 2014 by in Blog

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After hearing about the terrible incident at Gilbert Green Acre boarding facility where at least 17 dogs lost their lives due to heat stroke, I felt it was important to address several things. First, I want to say how sorry we are to all the families who lost their pets due to what I personally […]

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Hot Weather Games for Your Dog

Published on June 25, 2014 by in Blog

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We know how HOT it’s getting out there! With the onset of summer, pet parents need ways to keep their dogs exercised, and also safely cool. As your Chandler dog walker and dog sitter, this topic is extremely important, since we do not walk your dogs when the temperature is over 90 degrees. So what […]

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Why Your Cat Thinks Cat Boarding is a No-No

Published on June 24, 2014 by in Blog

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As a professional pet sitting company owner, I had considered the possibility of opening my home’s second rooms to cats needing boarding, as I don’t believe there are many cat boarding in Mesa facilities. And while I have always felt very strongly that boarding cats at a facility is really NOT the best option for […]

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Can Cats Get Heatstroke?

Published on June 24, 2014 by in Blog

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Summer has come to Chandler once again! Yes, it’s HOT, and you know the signs that tell you you’re overheated and may be headed for heatstroke, but can you tell when your kitty is in heat distress? Do cat’s even get heat stroke? Your Chandler cat sitter can tell, and is here to help you […]

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Why does My Cat Chew on Plastic?

Published on June 22, 2014 by in Blog

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We pet parents have all seen it at some point. As a Chandler pet sitter, I’ve seen it often. Our dog will start treating the cat’s poop as a food group, or our kitty will decide that yarn is better chewed and swallowed than played with. What is going on when this occurs? This is […]

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Most people really love the Fourth of July; a time to celebrate our freedom with family and friends, offically kick off our summer and enjoy some fireworks. However, your Chandler dog sitters want to warn you that chances are good your pets will not be enjoying the festivities. If you are going to be out of […]

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As a Chandler dog sitter I know that some dogs are not perfect walkers! What is a dog owner to do? Well, there is the option of using a different collar or harness while your dog learns to slow down his pace (After all, we only have 2 legs). One very effective option is a […]

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Top Ways Your Cat Shows They Love You

Published on June 18, 2014 by in Blog

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Let’s face it. Cats are nowhere near as obvious or overt in their expressions of love for us as their dog counterparts. How ridiculous would it feel anyway if our favorite feline raced up to us then got in our face and slobbered on us welcoming us home from work…? The image is laughable, right? […]

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