Your Animals Need Winterizing too

For those of us having animals living outside, it’s extremely important to have their living quarters winterized before cold weather sets in. Prepping is much easier when the sun is shining than if it’s already starting to snow or those cold north winds are making it difficult to attach the polyethylene to the fence. While…

Mosquitoes, Fleas, And Ticks OH MY!

As much as most people enjoy the warmer weather, it usually comes with its own set of difficulties. People with cats, dogs and even horses have experienced at some point fleas, ticks and issues with mosquitoes. These insects are not only a major nuisance but can be very costly for the health of your family…

Is Your Pet Ready If a Disaster Happens?

In the world we live in today, we can’t afford not to be prepared for the unexpected. Weather, natural or man-made disasters can cause our lives to change at the blink of an eye. Your pet is totally dependent on you to have things ready for their safety and comfort. Don’t put off making a…

Training For Your Dog Is Crucial

Okay you have made the commitment to adopt a pet. You bring the adorable fur ball home, show her off to your friends and family only for the cuteness to go right out the door the first time she puddles on the carpet. Or how about that yummy table leg he carved his initials in…

Keeping Your Pets Comfortable In The Summer Heat

  In Virginia, our summers can be ferocious. Heat often exceeds 95+ with little or no rain to bring any comfort to humans or animals alike. While we are somewhat able to make relief for ourselves, our pets don’t always have the luxury to reach for a cold drink or even come close to a…

Fall – Best Time of the Year…for Fleas & Ticks

Oh this is the most wonderful time of the year….for fleas and ticks! We often times let our guard down because the cool weather makes our thoughts turn to “bugs be gone”. Unfortunately, over time these critters have adapted to climate change and in many cool to cold seasons survive! Yikes! Ticks can live through…

Pet Sitters Can Be Scammed Too!

Those wonderful words anybody wants to hear when they are a small business owner: “I am interested in using your services!” Your heart starts racing and the pulse picks up on your new unsolicited email lead and you quickly grab your mouse to reply with all your information to start to close the deal. Whoa…

Pets Can Make You Live Longer

Statics sometimes do not paint the whole picture but one that comes to mind is pets can make you live longer. An interesting concept put just how true is this statement? Lets dig a little deeper to see how this could possibly work. Over the last three decades, researchers have documented the physiological benefits that…

The Wonderful Traits We Can Learn From Dogs

Dogs are an amazing creatures when it comes showing their loyalty for their humans. With the onset of our troops coming home, videos and pictures showing the excitement of dogs welcoming their humans home bring tears to all watching their reunions. How amazing it is, when you come home from work after a long exhausting…

Training For Your Pet Is Crucial

Okay you have made the commitment to adopt a pet. You bring the adorable fur ball home, show her off to your friends and family only for the cuteness to go right out the door the first time she puddles on the carpet. Or how about that yummy table leg he carved his initials in…

Home Care or Day Care For Your Pet?

It amazes me how our society has changed with so many options for our daily living! Day care for both our two legged children as well as for our four legged children. I am just amazed that someone hasn’t thought about combining the two into a one stop shop. Drop your children off at one…

Pet Sitting Helps Pets Anxiety

So you have had an incredibly stressful day at work and come home to find a trail of feathers from one end of the house to the other. Something tells me that your stress level would probably shoot through the roof at that very moment! That very feeling you are feeling at that very moment…