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 »
Take Your Dog to the DC Marine Corps Concert.
Looking for fun and free things to do in Washington, DC with your dog? Try this one out…. The United States Marine Corps Band plays every Wednesday during the summer months on the West Terrace of the U.S. Capitol Building. It is a great event to bring a picnic, your family or friends and of… Read more »
PET FOOD RECALL — Blue Buffalo is Voluntarily Recalling 17 Types of Divine Delights and Wilderness Trails Trays
Pet sitters as well as pet parents need to be aware that Blue Buffalo has voluntarily recalled 17 of their 3.5 or 5 oz. Divine Delights and Wilderness Trails Trays due to the quality of the foil seals on the tops of the containers. At this point, there have been no reported pet illnesses due… Read more »
PET FOOD RECALL — Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables, 12.5 ounce can, dog food
Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall on their 12.5 ounce can of Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables dog food lot number 8-40243-10017-0 with an expiration date of August 3, 2019. This one specific lot of Blue Buffalo Homestyle canned dog food may be contaminated with aluminum metal. If you find… Read more »
PET FOOD RECALL Against the Grain Pet Food Pulled Beef With Gravy Dinner for Dogs
Against the Grain Pet Food is voluntarily recalling one lot of Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs that was manufactured and distributed to independent pet food retail stores in Washington and Maryland in 2015 with an expiration date of December, 2019. It has been verified that this lot is no longer on… Read more »
Jazz Up Your Pet’s Day – Use a Snuffle Mat!
Long walks or heading to the dog park were not high on everyone’s list for fun things to do with their dog this last weekend as frigid temperatures visited the Washington, DC area. Cabin fever was setting in for dogs as pet parents and pet sitters had to reduce the time spent outside due to… Read more »
WANTED: YOUR HOLIDAY CHEER CORKS
Want to add holiday cheer to the kitties at Humane Rescue Alliance, formerly known as the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League? We are collecting your wine corks to take to the shelter for the kitties to use in their play. They are a great interactive toy for these special furry ones waiting to be… Read more »
Top 15 Pet Health Records You Should Have Immediate Access To:
Your Pet’s Full Name as it appears on the Vet’s records. Picture of your pet with you in the same photo. (you may need this during an emergency to reclaim your pet if you become separated.) Breed Age Weight Sex (spayed, neutered, intact) Microchip number and manufacturer Veterinarian contact information Emergency animal hospital information Medical… Read more »
Tips to Protect Your Pets from Mosquitoes and Prevent Heartworm Disease
The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) has joined forces with the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of mosquito-borne diseases that can be harmful to the health of not only humans—but their animal companions as well. Estimates claim that over 1 million dogs in the United States have… Read more »