Breed of the Day – Poodle

Bogey breed of the day is the poodle

When I first started boarding dogs two years ago my very first client was a miniature poodle named Bogey.  Poodles are an intelligent, hard-working breed and one of the most popular breeds throughout the world,.  They earn that devotion with their intelligence, ease of training, low-shedding curly coat, and eager love of family.  Poodles are thought to have originated in Germany, where they were called Pudel, meaning “splash in the water,” a reference to their.

Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Disaster Preparedness For Pets

Here in New Jersey we have been hit with hurricanes that have had some devastating effects. The last two hurricanes one of which was Sandy caused devastation here in New Jersey and had a serious impact on pets. During Sandy we lost power for a week.  We were fortunate because many people did not get their power back until after two weeks. It seems that our weather in general is getting worse and we are slated to have.

July 31st is National Mutt/Mixed Breed Day

July 31st is National Mutt/Mixed Breed Day, When you adopt a mixed breed you are raising awareness, There are thousands of pets waiting for a forever home

Each year on July 31st, National Mutt Day/Mixed Breed Day is observed across the United States. National Mutt Day encourages us to embrace, save and celebrate mixed breed dogs. National Mutt Day was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige. There are thousands of pets waiting for a forever home, millions of loving and healthy mixed breed dogs in shelters across the United States are waiting for someone to come.

Chewy’s July Surprise – Caru’s Soft ‘n Tasty Baked Bites

Ginger and Maya enjoying Chewy's July sampler

For the month of July, Chewy sent us Caru’s Soft ‘n Tasty Baked Bites. According to the company, the treats are baked in small batches to ensure the utmost quality.  Real pheasant is the first ingredient, plus nutrient-rich blueberries and cranberries. Their all-natural recipe is free from GMOs, gluten, wheat, corn, soy ingredients, and by-products. There are also no artificial preservatives, flavors, or colors.  Gently prepared in small batches in the USA by the family-owned company.

Breed of the Day – Cavachon

The Cavachon is a cross between the King Charles Cavalier Spaniel and the Bichon Frise.

Since boarding dogs at my home for about two years now, I have had the pleasure of taking care of many breeds and one of those are the Cavachon. The Cavachon is a cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Bichon Frise. They are a very sweet and loving dog and make great family pets. They are good with children and other animals. Since they are a hybrid and have not been standardized as a.

How to Ease your Dogs Constipation

How to Ease your Dogs constipation, remedies for constipation in dogs, why is your dog constipated

Constipation in dogs can be caused by various reasons. I am currently caring for a dog that is having some difficult passing her stool and when she does it’s very hard, so I went online to find some natural solutions and I thought I’d share them on this post. It’s important to first find out why your dog is constipated. In my case, I feel it’s because she’s in a new environment and surrounding so.

Protect Your Pet Against Fleas

Protect Your Pet Against Fleas, prevent flea bites, flea allergy in pets, flea prevention, K9 Advantix, Frontline, Frontline Plus, Advantage

With summer here there are so many insects that can become a nuisance and fleas are at the top of the list. If you own pets then you know how problematic fleas can be. They are tiny, wingless, blood-sucking parasites that jump from animal to animal allowing them to bite and spread some nasty diseases. For example, flea larvae can become infected with tapeworm eggs. So if your pet has fleas they should also be.

Calming Tips for Dogs During Fireworks

Calming tips for dogs during fireworks

Summer is a real busy time for us pet sitters, especially the 4th of July as many families take their vacation during that time. Here in the United States, it’s the celebration of Independence Day and many people love to go away during the Holiday. Fireworks have always been an important part of the tradition and it’s something that affects many dogs. The loud booming sounds can be very alarming and unsettling causing them to.

Common Expenses that Dog Owners Face for Dog Healthcare

Is pet insurance necessary

By James Hopkins, guest author and dog owner They say that dog is man’s best friend for a reason. What could be better than coming home after a long day of work to a furry four-legged companion who is overjoyed to see you? While the upsides of owning a dog are fairly obvious, having a dog requires a major commitment. In addition to making the decision to take care of a living creature for his.

DIY Dog Sea Shell Craft

DIY Dog Sea Shell ornament

National Sea Shell Day always falls on the first day of summer. It’s a day to celebrate and admire what beauty sea shells bring to our environment. On this day many people who like to collect shells (called shellers) go to the Shore and collect shells left behind. Many shellers who collect may find rare and exotic shells. Below are some tips for shellers from the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel. Never collect live shells..