Free Pet Vaccinations in DC

10 am to 12:30 pm D.C. pet parents can take advantage of free pet vaccination clinics over the next seven weeks.  Each Ward will host a clinic as part of DC Health Fairs.  Rabies and distemper vaccinations will be administered.  Also, D.C. dog licenses are available for purchase.  This is a walk-in clinic and no… Read more »

Cat Video Fest 2020

Everyone loves a good cat video! Get your tickets now for Cat Video Fest 2020! Support Alley Cat Allies and enjoy 80 minutes of curated cat videos on the Big Screen! Tickets are from $8 – $13. Buy in advance, if possible, since it can be a sellout crowd. Showtimes are 1:30 on February 22nd… Read more »


Organized By: DC’s Department of Health, Animal Division   The morning clinics are usually 8:30am -1:00pm The afternoon clinics are from 1:00pm-4:00pm First come first served. There is a small tent for the cats. Please bring vaccination certificates/papers if you have them. Date of Event: April 27th Ward 1- Kalorama Park, 1865 Kalorama Rd. NW… Read more »

Help Provide Health Care to NC Pets Who are Living in Tent Cities with Their Pet Parents!

A pet sitting colleague, Shannon Morrow, in NC shared the serious circumstances facing pet parents and their pets in North Carolina. It is definitely challenging but they are staying strong and trying to rebuild their lives. She turned me on to Paws and Claws Aid which is a nonprofit group associated with the Paws and Claws… Read more »

Making Sure Your Cat Stays Safe as You Celebrate Chanukkah!

This evening begins Chanukkah which will end on December 20th.  As a Washington, DC pet sitter, I would like to encourage you to do a quick review so your pets have an enjoyable time during the festival of lights. CHOCOLATE, LATKES, & DONUTS, OH MY! Make sure the foods are placed where curious four footers… Read more »

How to Eat a Great Pie, Care for Animals, Help People & Get a Tax Deduction!

Yummmmmy, it is pie time. As a DC pet sitter, this is one of my favorite fundraising campaigns. Family and Friends bake your pies for Thanksgiving, you pick them up at a convenient location throughout the area, your guests or family loves them. In the meantime, other cool things happen: 1. If you choose one… Read more »

A Cat Accident Waiting To Happen That YOU Can Easily Prevent

One of the six most preventable cat accidents is a feline injured when hiding in the washer or dryer. I noticed a rash of incidents on Facebook this summer where a kitty was injured when the machine was started while they were inside.  It is our worst nightmare! After a friend had a near miss… Read more »

Dog Treat Recall – Loving Pet Dog Treats

Loving Pets is recalling certain snacks due to possible salmonella contamination due to a single finished ingredient obtained from a USA based supplier. Their product is created in small batches and the contamination was discovered by their internal quality assurance team. If you are in possession of the treats, return to the location where it… Read more »

Stylish DC Cats Who Go Outdoors Need to Wear This Vibrant Collar Cover.

As a DC catsitter, there is nothing more distressing than Kitty bringing me a beautiful songbird as a gift. In fact, on our local neighborhood Discussion Board, a neighbor made an announcement that he was picking up any cat entering his yard to protect the songbirds and taking it to the Humane Society. I suggest… Read more »