Why It Is Best To Leave Your Pet In A Pet Boarding Facility While You Are On Vacation


Are you planning on taking a vacation in the near future? If you have pets, you will need to start thinking about what you will do with your pets while you are on vacation. Pets such as fish or hamsters can be easily cared for by having a friend stop by once a day to give them a little food. However, you might want to think about taking any cats or dogs that you own to a pet boarding facility.

15 August 2017

Creature Comforts: What Your Dog Wants From A Boarding Experience


Are you considering boarding your dog while you are away? Are you concerned about finding a boarding facility that will meet your dog's needs and make the separation easier to endure? To predict success, you need to think like a dog. Here are some questions to get you started.  Will I be lonely?  It will be hard for your precious pooch to be away from you, so make sure there will be plenty of companionship offered at the boarding facility you choose.

20 January 2017

Have A Cat With A Urinary Tract Issue? Here's What Your Pet Sitter Needs To Know


Just like humans, cats can have urinary tract infections. If you have a pet sitter coming, you want to know that you can trust them to handle all your feline emergency issues. Giving your pet sitter the best possible information about your cat's needs is the most helpful thing you can do, not only for your sitter but also for your cat. What types of lower urinary tract problems exist in cats?

21 November 2016

Keeping Your Dog At A Kennel For The First Time? 3 Things To Bring With You


Making sure your dog is comfortable with staying at a boarding kennel is likely one of your first thoughts when you're considering dropping them off at one for the first time. While there's no way to guarantee that they'll have a positive time at the kennel, there are a number of things you can do to better prepare them and lower the chance that something goes wrong. Before the day of your dog staying at the kennel arrives, consider some of the things that you can bring with them to make them feel more at home and reduce some of the stress involved with staying at a kennel for the first time.

2 September 2016

3 Tips To Make Sure Your Min Pin Is Comfortable While Boarding


Boarding your dog can be a necessity when you're going to be away on vacation and are concerned with getting 24/7 care for your dog instead of pet sitting in your home where a sitter may visit once or twice a day. While a boarding kennel can be a fantastic option for boarding your Miniature Pinscher, there are a number of things that you'll need to consider due to the unique nature of their breed.

17 June 2016

4 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Pet Boarding Company


It can be a challenge to bring some pets with you while taking a business trip or vacation. For some pets, like cats for example, it's pretty much impossible. If you want to make sure that you have a proper sitter lined up, it can be beneficial to hire a pet boarding company to assist you. This can make it possible for you to have less stress during your next trip.

2 February 2016

Two Natural Remedies For Flea Removal On Cats


As soon as you see that first flea jump around on your cat, you will need to act quickly. If you don't, these fleas will irritate your cat's fur and will take over your house. You might be able to eliminate the fleas by trying one of these at-home methods: Apple cider vinegar Apple cider vinegar is a common household ingredient that can be very effective for eliminating fleas on cats.

28 May 2015

Is Your Dog Afraid Of Nail Clipping? Try These Tips


Keeping your dog's nails clipped is important to prevent painful cracking and curving. However, your dog unfortunately does not realize that you are trying to help it by clipping its nails. There are a lot of dogs out there that are terrified of having their nails clipped, but this doesn't mean that you should put off this important grooming task. Instead, try these tips to help ensure that you can clip your dog's nails without any issues.

23 May 2015

What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Kennel Cough


If you're thinking of taking your dog to a grooming or boarding facility, then you need to be aware of a common disease that is often passed from dog to dog at such facilities: kennel cough. There is a kennel cough vaccine that your dog should receive before visiting such facility, but like all vaccines, it is not 100% effective. It's important that, as a dog owner, you still educate yourself about kennel cough in case your dog does end up developing this illness.

18 May 2015

Look Who's Walking: 3 Tips That Can Help You Teach Your Dog To Heel


For many dog owners, the thought of talking their dog for a walk comes with anxiety and stress. This is because while they may plan on taking their overactive dog for a walk, the dog usually ends up walking them as they forge ahead investigating one distraction after the next. If you have found yourself in this situation, the three tips outlined below can help in your efforts to teach your dog how to heel so that the two of you can enjoy a peaceful walking experience:

14 May 2015