Holiday Fun Trips From Houston

Houston Vacation Trip Dog

10 Holiday Fun Trips From Houston The holidays are all about slowing down and spending quality time with family and friends. Sometimes that’s easier to do if you leave the everyday demands of home behind. Taking a short vacation with the people most important to you is a great way to create lasting memories and to celebrate this wonderful time …

Why a Professional Pet Sitting Company

why a professional poet sitter

Comparing your Pet Sitter Options   You have three basic choices when you’re going to be away from home for a pet sitter: Leave your pets in the care of a neighbor, friend or teen Hire a solo pet sitter who does all the care, visiting and interaction themselves Hire a professional pet sitting company with multiple trained providers When …

Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean

Why Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean is Essential for Good Health Your pet is an important part of your life. Good nutrition, adequate exercise, and regular veterinarian visits are crucial to keep your pet as healthy and happy as possible. Many people, however, may often overlook the importance of dental care. Just as good dental care can contribute to the overall health of …

How to Avoid a Lost Dog

Lost Dog

Why Dogs Run Away from Home and How to Avoid It Deirdre’s gangly, year-old German shepherd, Wesley, was hanging his head out a fully open car window when he saw something too tempting to resist and leaped into traffic. She screamed his name, and pulled over to the curb as soon as possible.  But Wesley was gone and now a …

Kennel Cough: Avoid the Canine Cold

Dog with Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough: How Can You Help Your Dog Avoid the Canine Cold? As we discussed in previous blogs, it is important to socialize your dog. On occasion, just as you would experience illness from being around others, so does your dog. Your dog is much more like you than may have suspected. That’s because just like humans, dogs can get …

Pet Allergies

Dog with Allergies

Triggers and How to Manage Symptoms Itching, sneezing, runny eyes. These are all common allergy symptoms that present in pets. While most people are familiar with pet allergies in humans, many are not aware that our furry friends can suffer from many of the same allergens. As pets can’t communicate their distress, it’s not always easy to diagnose allergies and …

The Importance of Dog Routines

Dog Routine

The Importance of a Schedule For Your Dog, And How to Create One A dog quickly becomes an intricate part of the family it joins, leading many to feel as if their dog is as much of a child as the two legged variety. Consequently, as a responsible pet parent, you of course care about your dog’s happiness and their …

Pet Sitter for Your Senior Pet

Senior Pet

7 Reasons Why Having a Sitter for Your Senior Pet is Important When most people adopt a pet, they do so with knowledge that the cat or dog will be with them for the remainder of its life. Eventually, this leads to having an older animal with special needs within the household. But what do you do if you work …

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

New Years Dog

5 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? If you have, do they include your pet? While you may have already broken your New Year’s resolution, you can safely substitute these five New Year’s resolutions for yourself and your pet to have a healthy and rewarding new year. Get More Exercise …