Category: Pet Care Blog

Informative articles with your pet’s health and well-being in mind

Pet Insurance – Worth the Price?

  Whether you’re the owner of a new puppy or kitten, or an older dog or cat, you’ve probably wondered about purchasing pet medical insurance. Is it something every pet owner should have?  Many of the issues, good and bad, are similar to buying your own health insurance.  You have got to read the fine… Read more »

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Be Prepared (not just for Boy Scouts) Whether you, your dog walker or pet sitter is in charge, any pet can have an unexpected injury or accident. Because it may be more difficult to think clearly in an emergency situation, it is important to be prepared and know what to do in the event of… Read more »

Easter Pet Poisons

Lilies and Cats   Every part of the Easter lily plant is poisonous: the petals, the leaves, the stem and even the pollen. Cats need only ingest one or two leaves, or even a small amount of pollen while grooming their fur, and they can suffer severe kidney failure.  Thankfully, lily poisoning does not occur… Read more »

March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month

What You Don’t Know Can Kill Them As professional pet sitters and dog walkers, we are aware that there are many common household items or foods that can be fatal to dogs and cats.  Since the month of March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, here are the Top 10 Pet Poisons for dogs and… Read more »

Nutri-Vet Dog Food Recalls

Nutri-Vet Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, ID is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for Salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having… Read more »