FALL PET SAFETY TIPS – PART ONE

FALL ALLERGIES Just like you may be suffering from fall allergies, Fluffy could be experiencing similar symptoms.  It might be a good time to check with the vet to assess the problem and get the right treatment. INCREASING YOUR EXERCISE Now that it is cooler, you may be increasing walking and playing outside with your… Read more »

4th OF JULY SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR CAT….

Independence Day takes on new meaning when talking to Washington, DC cat sitters and pet parents.  The area is known for dazzling celebrations, but one group who is not  very happy with all the hoopla is your kitty. More pets get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year! Take a few… Read more »

HOME VISITS BY VETS MAY BE THE PERFECT SOLUTION

Spike hasn’t been eating recently.  Sasha is peeing outside the litter box.  Sunny needs his vaccinations, but is incredibly shy.  Dexter has put on a few pounds.  You have been meaning to book a vet appointment, but the logistics of the “when, where, and how” can be a nightmare to busy Washingtonians. As a pet… Read more »

WORLD PET MEMORIAL DAY – JUNE 10th

World Pet Memorial Day is a time to remember all of the wonderful companion animals who have touched your life. They may have been your own personal pet, a library cat at university, the neighbor dog running to greet you on a bad day, or a search dog that lost their life in the line… Read more »

EMERGENCY PLANNING IS A KEY PART OF PET SITTING IN WASHINGTON DC

As Tropical Storm Andrea sweeps up the coast over the next couple of days, I am reminded that it is the beginning of Hurricane Season. Super Storm Sandy, the recent tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, forest fires out west, the derecho here in the area last spring are all wake-up calls that we don’t always have… Read more »