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  Tips on introducing new dogs to one another. This month’s Trainer’s Corner spotlights introducing new dogs to one another. This is perfect for a few of you who have adopted new pups into a family already consisting of canine companions. Many of you already know of Dee Hoult, Miami’s Doggy Deeva and owner of Applause Your Paws, one of the premiere dog training companies in South Florida. We refer many of our clients to […]
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Wordless Wednesday: Rosita!  
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Equipaws friends, let’s network Grayson! Local animal lovers at FKS Dog Rescue have been fostering him, but they need someone to care for him for just one week (June 9-16). He’s a big, beautiful, sweet boy. He is dog friendly in the park, and will do well with a female dog in a home; no male dogs, please! He’s amazing with kids! Loves them! His savior, Fabiana, would take him to your home with his […]
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While often it seems that the world is against homeless dogs in South Florida, we are often reminded about how sweet, generous, and active the pet loving community is down here. The most recent happy tail concerns Lady, a mastiff, and her ten babies: Daisy, Chloe, Roxie, Holly, Allie, Sophie, Maddie, Lexi, Fergie and Henry the only boy. Liz Schoenbrun, owner of Miami Paw Spa, saved this family this week after relentlessly networking for their […]
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Fostering dogs and cats is a great way to help save a sweet, deserving life, but can seem daunting for those who have never been through the journey. One of our pet sitting clients fosters Boxers, in addition to having a wonderful furry family (we pet sit for little Bianca, their beautiful white Boxer in the photo). The Vargas’s recently welcomed one of their foster dogs, Jeter, as a permanent member of their family. Elizabeth was […]
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How to Say No to Buying Puppy for Christmas or Hanukkah Your children have been begging for a puppy for months, maybe years, and they’re like bloodhounds on a scent as December 16 or 25 approach. Is this the year you bring home a new puppy? Some of our clients have trouble saying no to a puppy for the holidays even though they are almost certain they have enough on their hands with their families […]
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Happy National Cat Day! Today is National Cat Day! This special day, founded by animal welfare advocate and lifestyle expert Colleen Paige in 2005, is the perfect way to take care of your cat and help other less fortunate kitties. Every cat we take care of is beloved by their families. Many of them have been adopted, which warms our hearts. National Cat Day is a reason to spoil your kitties even more than you […]
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We are extremely excited to be sponsors for the fourth annual “Howl-O-Ween” pet costume contest and fundraising event being held at the beautiful Pinecrest Gardens on October 26, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm! This fun event will raise money for Paws 4 You Rescue, one of Miami-Dade’s dedicated dog rescue organizations, as well as bring awareness to the public about the myriad homeless and needy dogs that go hungry on the streets of […]
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-Update- Jack was adopted in December of 2014! We couldn’t be happier! Looking for the perfect companion on a rainy day? Jack the Dachshund is an expert snuggler and would be happy to share his talents with you. We have been fostering him for several months and love his gentle disposition. You can see how sweet he is by his expressions- Mr. Jack is so soulful and wants to be loved. Love to him means […]
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Surrendering a Dog in Miami  Sadly, sometimes even the most loving pet parents must face the reality that they can no longer care for the pup or cat they love. There are many reasons a person may choose to surrender a dog; some we can definitely sympathize with, others we wish were not as common as they are in Miami. What we want to stress is that having been surrendered does not necessarily mean that […]
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At Equipaws, a lot of our pack is comprised of pups (and a few bipeds), but we also have kitties in the family! As such, this blog is for our feline pals and their parents, who know that bringing a cat into their home is a significant commitment. We want  to help you provide a happy and healthy environment for your cat, not only for the cat’s sake, but for yours as well. A happy […]
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We are absolutely thrilled to be a Top Dog Sponsor for Paws 4 You Rescue‘s first ever RUN FUR FUN! The hard-working team at Paws 4 You has joined with animal lovers in Miami to present a dog-friendly 5K benefiting the lucky dogs they take in from Miami-Dade Animal Services. Not only will this raise money for these precious dogs… participants can also run WITH their pups- which we love! This 5K is less than two weeks […]
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Adopt a Dachshund in Miami! Meet Slinky, our foster Dachshund. Pet Sitters Flavia and Frankie have been fostering Slinky for the Dachshund Rescue of South Florida for six months. He his a fantastic, standard Dachshund who lives to play and run… and get belly rubs! Don’t you just want to love him?! Slinky was originally rescued in 2010 and adopted two months later, but returned to the DRSF in 2013 after his family fell on […]
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Animal Christmas brings local business owners, artists, and people with a passion for the animals of Miami together at the iconic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables to benefit the Pets' Trust
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Save a Stray Dog in Miami this Holiday- attend the Save the Strays Foundation's Adoption Event and Social Hour on December 12, 2013 in the Downtown Athletic Center 200 S.Biscayne Blvd, Suite 15A, Miami, FL 33131, from 5-9 p.m.
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