Category: Pet Care Blog

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

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

While walking a client’s new 4-month-old Golden Retriever puppy and watching in horror as she started to eat her own poop, I wondered why on earth would they do that?  It’s bad enough when they eat cat poop but their own?  Of course, one’s immediate thought after witnessing this vomit-inducing scene is, I just let… Read more »

Holiday Foods for Pets to Avoid

Before you give in to those big, brown eyes and feed your pet that leftover turkey leg or Halloween candy bar, be aware of the harmful and even deadly consequences of feeding “people” food to your pet. If you are having Thanksgiving Dinner at your house, one way to reduce this temptation is to feed… Read more »

Dog Walking 101 – Poop Bag Holders

Most municipalities these days require dog owners to pick up their pet’s waste and not just for the obvious reason. Pet waste carries parasites and can be deadly for dogs as well as a mess on your shoes. You can read more on our “Poop Scooping” Services page. Dog owners come in 2 categories: The… Read more »

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pets

No Scaredy Cats This Halloween: Top 10 Safety Tips for Pet Parents Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1. 1. No tricks, no treats: That… Read more »

Dog Walking 101 – Harness vs. Collar

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Collars – Not for Every Dog I get quite a few first-time dog owners that aren’t sure what they should use when walking their dogs.  The age-old standard is the collar, but more and more dogs are being walked with a harness instead.  They both have their goods and bads, so it’s up the the… Read more »