Holiday gatherings with friends and family can be a lot of fun, but it can also be overwhelming for your pet. Having a safe space for them to relax during peak times of excitement is key to keeping them healthy and calm. Creating such a space doesn’t have to take away from the festivities – … Continue reading Holidays with Your Pets
One of the biggest questions that occur to those who plan to own a dog is certainly the fear of leaving them for too long alone in the house because of work. What to do then, to better organize your commitments and avoid finding the house destroyed and a mad dog after you return? There are many small … Continue reading What to do with your dog when you leave the house
Your precious pup loves to play and be sweet around you but keep in mind that he may not be so quick to warm to a minder whom he has never met before. Your dog may be a little shy or nervous especially with a minder that who is not particularly familiar with your breed … Continue reading The ‘Meet & Greet’
If you’d love to have a dog of your own but perhaps the long-term commitment is just too much or the rising cost of pet ownership has put it out of reach, don’t lose hope as there are options! Minding a dog whilst the owner is away is a great alternative to dog ownership. There … Continue reading Pet Sitters Get Paid to Play
Many dog owners tell us of the frustration in trying to communicate with their dog as well as trying to understand how their dog is feeling. Knowing its not easy, we’ve put together some key body language messages that will help you understand just how your pup is feeling. Let’s take a look at the … Continue reading Canine Body Language
Dogs are fun-loving animals and they’re sociable too, but welcoming a second dog into the family can be problematic, as dogs are known to be territorial animals. It’s important that you have a basic understanding of how to handle this introduction before you bring home dog number two. Here are five ways to make this … Continue reading Considering a Second Dog
We all want to protect our precious pooch from negative and dangerous situations but there is a line that must not be crossed. Let’s face it, we should allow them to learn how to blend-in and behave in an acceptable manner when they are around people, other dogs and a new environment. We may encounter … Continue reading Doggy Socialisation
If you’re considering welcoming a pooch to the family then you’ll need to make some small changes as a curious dog may ruin that perfect garden of yours. Dogs love adventure and they love to search and explore every inch of your garden. With this, try to make stone paths or use pavers, also make … Continue reading Make the Perfect Garden for your Dog
Here’s something that all dog owners have to look about before going away. Do we settle on a passionate pet minder to look after our pooch, making him comfortable and happy just like he’s used to? Or, do we go for a boarding kennel that only locks him up in a cage, with an inflexible … Continue reading Dog Sitter or Boarding Kennel?
Have you ever wondered if you’d be a good dog sitter or pet minder? Are you hesitant because you think you might not have what it takes? Well, we’ve put together a list that will make you a top dog sitter in no time! 1. Get Researching – It’s good to be familiar with the … Continue reading Tried Dog sitting? Why not!?