Category Archives: Dogs

FREE UPCOMING ANIMAL VACCINATIONS BY WARDS

FREE UPCOMING ANIMAL VACCINATIONS BY WARDS

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
 
Ward 2- Garrison Elementary, 1200 S St. SW
 

Date of Event: May 4th

Ward 3- Newark St. Dog Park, 39th & Newark St. NW
 
Ward 4- Upshur Dog Park,4300 Arkansas Ave. NW
 

Date of Event: May 18th

Ward 5- Charles Young School, 26th & H St. NE
 
Ward 6- King Greenleaf Rec. Center, 201 N SW
 

Date of Event: June 1st

Ward 7- Kenilworth Elementary School, 1300 44th St., NE
 
Ward 8- Anacostia Rec. Center, 1800 Anacostia Dr. SE
Making Sure Your Cat Stays Safe as You Celebrate Chanukkah!

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… Continue Reading

Jazz Up Your Pet’s Day – Use a Snuffle Mat!

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… Continue Reading

How to Talk to Your Vet About Healthcare When Your Budget is Tight

How to Talk to Your Vet About Healthcare When Your Budget is Tight

By Kathleen Rodgers We’re all familiar with Murphy’s Law: “what can go wrong, will go wrong.” There seems to be a version pertaining to pets too: your pet will get sick on Friday night of a three-day weekend, probably when your budget has already been strained to capacity. If you’re feeling the pinch of difficult… Continue Reading

QUICK ACTION MAY SAVE YOUR PET’S LIFE – Create a Plan Just in Case Your Pet is Poisoned

QUICK ACTION MAY SAVE YOUR PET’S LIFE – Create a Plan Just in Case Your Pet is Poisoned

By Kathleen Rodgers   Many pet poisonings can be avoided through diligence, but sometimes accidents just happen. What do you do if you suspect that your cat or dog has ingested a poisonous substance?  This is a question that is frequently asked by pet parents to their pet sitters. Several pet poison control hotlines exist… Continue Reading

DOG FOOD RECALL – FROMM FAMILY FOODS RECALLS 3 OF ITS CANNED DOG FOODS

DOG FOOD RECALL – FROMM FAMILY FOODS RECALLS 3 OF ITS CANNED DOG FOODS

Lots of Fromm Gold Chicken Pate Dog Food, Fromm Gold Chicken and Duck, and Fromm Gold Salmon and Chicken Pate have recently been voluntarily recalled since they may contain elevated levels of vitamin D. Check for the following product that was shipped to distributors from December 2015 and February 2016. Fromm Gold Chicken Pate Dog Food… Continue Reading

WALKING SAFELY NOW THAT IT IS GETTING DARKER EARLIER

WALKING SAFELY NOW THAT IT IS GETTING DARKER EARLIER

Well, you reveled in that extra hour of sleep, but you are now coming to terms with the reality of it becoming darker earlier.  Last night, it may have been a bit of a shock when you went out to walk Spike at 5 or 6 p.m. Evening walking and early morning winter walking safety… Continue Reading