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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 »

Spring Safety Tips for Cat Parents

By Kathleen Rodgers We’ve set the clocks forward, turned another page on the calendar, and spring is here! The change in seasons brings many changes in our homes as well. WINDOWS Spring breezes are so welcome after winter’s chill, but opening your windows could be dangerous for your cat. Be sure your windows have sturdy… Read more »

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… Read more »

MEET OZZIE – OUR PET OF THE WEEK

Meet my special friend Ozzie.  He is a five-year-old rescue who relocated, about a year ago, from North Carolina on one of the coldest days in January.  His traveling buddy Harry found a great place to stay with Abby the Dog while Capital Canines Animal Rescue worked on finding a forever home for Ozzie.  He… Read more »

KEEP YOUR CAT SAFE ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY

By Kathleen Rodgers May the luck of the Irish be with you this St. Patrick’s Day.  This Washington, DC cat sitter is asking you not to  leave your cat’s well-being to luck. St. Patrick’s Day began as an Irish feast day in the 17th century, named after an Irish bishop who became the patron saint… Read more »

MEET RIKKI – OUR PET OF THE WEEK

Meet Rikki – our first kitty “Pet of the Week”.  This handsome 15-year-old feline loves his snacks, hanging out in a box, reclining on the big bed, as well as lots & lots of snuggles with Mom.  He also lives with his new roomie Alexander.  This month, he will be visiting the vet for a… Read more »