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COVID Canine Syndrome: Why is my dog so afraid of everything!? Dee Hoult, Doggie Deeva and CEO of Applause Your Paws, South Florida’s largest privately owned dog training company, is our guest expert for this week’s blog topic on why pandemic puppies (also known as COVID puppies) are so anxious and afraid of everything. “On behalf of our canine friends we say thank you 2020 for all the dog adoptions. New puppies, big and small, […]
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Should You Choose Pet Sitting or Boarding for Pets in Miami?  Pet sitting vs. boarding in Miami The excitement of Spring break and a well-deserved vacation is around the corner! Your tickets are printed, bathing suits are packed, and sunscreen already applied, but what are you forgetting? Looking down you see your furry friend smiling and wagging their tail at you, leash in mouth, begging to join the adventure.  Unfortunately, your pooch pal can’t always […]
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There are quite a few dog rescues in Miami that work hard to find pets their forever homes. We wanted to share three heartwarming stories from some of our favorite dog rescues, Paws4You Rescue and Paw Patrol Animal Rescue. Please enjoy these beautiful stories, told in their own words. Bigby the 10 year old Collie Mix: Paws4You Rescue’s Miracle A 10-year-old Border Collie Mix “We rescued Bigby from the county shelter on March 18th. At […]
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Coral Gables Dog Walkers There are countless reasons Coral Gables is called the City Beautiful. From the stately oak and banyan trees in the neighborhoods, to Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, to the University of Miami and historic buildings like the Biltmore, and its rich culture, there is so much for humans, pups (and their dog walkers) to enjoy!  Dog-Friendly Coral Gables Hangouts Coral Gables is a beautiful, pedestrian and dog-friendly city (the shade from those […]
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Poor dog dental health care can affect a pet’s overall health, longevity, quality of life, and interaction with its owner without exhibiting obvious clinical signs of disease. (AHA). So many pet owners think their pets’ teeth are fine but over ⅔ of adult pets have some form of periodontal disease. This is a painful infection that can ultimately affect the liver, heart, and kidneys through the spread of infection in the body. February is Dog […]
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Happy National Train Your Dog Month! A healthy body, calm mind, AND great manners? Yes, your dog can have it all, and National Train Your Dog Month is the perfect reason to get started- be it with your new puppies, or even your seniors. It’s never too late, and there are many excellent benefits for both you and your furry family member, including: It’s a great way for you to bond with your pup! Your […]
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Five Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Dogs and Cats! Valentine’s Day romance aside, your pet sitters know that what’s really most important to any pet parent is how to include their pets in fun holidays like these! We have found a few creative and pet-friendly ideas to make your pet’s Valentine’s Day special. Whether you’re staying in together, or leaving these gifts for us to give them while pet sitting them, we hope you […]
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6 Reasons to Start Walking Your Dog Yesterday We all want to be great dog parents. We intend to train our dogs, practice learning new tricks every day,  take them out for a walk- no! two walks! a day… but when we get home tired from work, it’s much easier to let them out in the yard to do their business alone then let them back in for Netflix and pets. But dogs don’t create […]
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Seven reasons you should not leave cat home alone on vacation  If you could ask your cat, what do you think they would say?  We think they would say different things than you think.  Do you think you have an independent cat? We think you have a cool cat. Being in veterinary medicine and Pet Home Health Care for over 2 decades, Lory Nelson Brunner, our Director of Home Health Care, has learned a lot […]
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House train your new puppy: potty training You have a new holiday or second-wave pandemic puppy! Now is the time to establish good habits and create a beautiful relationship with your little one. Just like babies and toddlers, they are learning everything from the ground up. It’s our responsibility to guide them and teach them how to behave well, and what is safe and what is off limits, all while providing them with the best […]
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Happy National Walk Your Dog Month! It’s the New Year, so we have to start with the most classic of New Year’s resolutions: get fit and healthy! Unfortunately, dogs are getting fatter. Did you know that in a 2017 clinical survey carried out by the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention, it was found that 56% of dogs in the United States are obese? That’s about 50.2 million dogs, and the numbers are increasing. Clinical obesity […]
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What is a professional pet sitter, anyway? Many people in Miami don’t seem to know what a pet sitter is or what pet sitting services are. They board their dogs at the vet or have their neighbor or maid take care of their furry loved one but don’t know how much they’re missing out on when they don’t hire a pet sitter! So, what is a professional pet sitter? The short answer is, pet sitters […]
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5 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Dogs and Cats The New Year is here and it’s time to not only improve ourselves, but also the lives of our furry family members. We have five easy, simple ways you can improve your pets’ quality of life. Enjoy these simple New Year’s Resolutions for your dogs and cats! 1. Work out more! It’s the New Year, so we have to start with the most classic of New […]
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Who’s ready for 2020 to be over?! 🙋🏽‍♀️We’re excited for 2021 and would love to celebrate the first weekend of it with a pack walk with YOU! 💚⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Let’s meet up at our usual spot across from Town Kitchen & Bar in South Miami on Sunday, January 3rd, at 9 AM!⁣⁣ Bring your sweet pups! ⁣⁣ Will we be wearing masks? ✅ yes!⁣⁣ Will it be socially-distanced? ✅ of course!⁣⁣ Will it be fun? […]
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Miami Pet Gift Guide If your pets are like ours, all their base needs, wants, and accessories are well taken care of! Not to mention the excessive amounts of love they receive. But it’s the holiday season and you can just tell they’re going to be sniffing around for their gifts while they watch everyone else in the family opening their presents. So here are some gift ideas (from physical gifts to gift certificates) for […]
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