Category: pet safety

Choosing the Right Vet for Your Pet

Your loving animal was lucky to get picked by a fantastic and caring owner like you! As you are well aware, a pet owner has a big role to play. Being responsible for the life of an animal without a voice is a big deal. You keep them fed, give them attention, and make sure… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »