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Join us for three Miami dog-friendly events in December! We believe the best month for Miami dog-friendly events is December (and January isn’t bad, either!). The weather is gorgeous, the dogs are happy, and the mosquitoes are gone, so let’s take advantage of it! Dog-friendly pack walk in South Miami Join us and other like-minded dog lovers as we go on our monthly pack walk in South Miami. The whole family is welcome to attend. […]
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National Train Your Dog Month Training isn’t some luxury only wealthy pet owners get the privilege of receiving, it’s a necessity every dog owner should factor into when they purchase a pet. A well-trained dog leads to a well-balanced, healthy lifestyle.  At Equipaws Pet Services, we understand that the hustle and bustle of everyday life can get in the way of consistent dog training in Miami, but we encourage you to take this new year […]
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Walk Your Pet Month January is Walk Your Pet Month and Equipaws is here to help! No matter your pet walking needs our team has their sneakers laced up, tied tight, and ready to go! Whether you need midday visits, late night walks, or energy spending runs our staff is eager to get your pets out and about this month and future months to come. Regularly walking your dog and/or cat has significant importance for […]
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New Year, New You, New Them The saying may go “New year, new you”, but New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be just about you. Whether you have had a pet for a long time or accepting a new one into your family, setting your pet’s New Year’s resolutions together can help bring a great sense of camaraderie. This year Equipaws encourages you to set goals and make strides with your pets in mind. Your […]
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Ticks of South Florida Whether you are a parent to a cuddly pup, a mischievous kitten, a slithery reptile, or a feathered friend it is also good to know what creepy crawlies you need to protect them from. In general, ticks seem less prevalent in Florida in comparison to our more northern neighbors, but they still are something pet owners need to be on the lookout for. How do the ticks of South Florida attack […]
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Ten Holiday Gifts for Your Cat Christmas time is around the corner, and most of our cat sitting clients are thinking of buying their beloved kitties a gift for the holidays. The holidays are, after all, a perfect time to give your feline something special, but how to choose? Here are some great gift ideas for your furry feline, courtesy of Angie, one of our dedicated cat sitters. Let us know if your cats approve […]
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Miami’s Best Holiday Gift Guide for Pets Happy howlidays! Our annual Local Pet Gift Guide has grown to include several dedicated dog groomers as well as fresh and local pet food and treats suppliers! We’ve met excellent pet care professionals popping up around Miami and are happy to support fellow local, small businesses dedicated to making our pets’ lives healthier and happier. If you’re scrambling around looking for the pawfect, last-minute gift, our city has […]
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Meet Emma del Rey, professional photographer, animal lover, and a part of the Equipaws Pet Services family (her mother is our social media manager and head trainer!). Emma’s photographs are subtle, delicate, and stunning. She recently graduated from the New World School of the Arts. 1. When did you know you wanted to be a photographer and how did you get there? I started shooting when I was 13. I was homeschooled so I had […]
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Avoiding Dehydration in South Florida We have a blog post on avoiding heat stroke and dehydration in dogs, but our stellar dog walker Leigh wanted to cover dehydration in humans. If you’re outside a fair part of the day in South Florida like our dog walkers are, hydration has to be foremost in your thoughts to maintain health and wellness. The percentage of water in your body is approximately 65%. If you decrease this, you […]
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When Dogs Attack: Florida dog attack laws and what to expect if your dog is labeled dangerous Has your dog been labeled aggressive? Even the sweetest, well-trained dog can be triggered to act out with aggression. Triggers for aggressive acts can vary greatly and can even be difficult for a dog owner to predict or prevent, but knowing your dog and giving them proper training and socialization goes a long way in setting them up […]
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Halloween Pet Costume Ideas for all Kinds of Pets! Halloween is a night dedicated to silly costumes and getting out of the everyday norm. Regardless of whether you are a parent of human children or fur children, Halloween is a non-traditional way for families to come together and create long-lasting memories. Take a moment and check out some of Equipaws’ favorite pet Halloween costumes. We hope these can inspire you and we look forward to […]
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Can the solar eclipse hurt my dog or cat? The Great American Eclipse unfurls across our country this Monday, and those in its path of totality (from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina) will get to observe one of the greatest, rarest sights in our world- a total eclipse, where the moon fully covers the sun for a short few minutes. Those of us outside this path will still see a partial solar eclipse […]
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How to Potty Train a Puppy: How often Should My Puppy Go? Bringing a new puppy into our homes can be an exciting experience. The process of learning all their personality quirks and figuring out their basic needs and desires can be an adventure in itself. One of the biggest and potentially the most stressful adventure for you and your new pup can be housebreaking. The good news is it doesn’t need to be stressful! […]
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Ten Facts about Sea Turtles for World Sea Turtle Day In honor of World Sea Turtle Day, here are ten fun facts about our reptilian friends! Sea turtles are ancient! Fossil evidence of a 5000 pound sea turtle, measuring 13 feet long and 16 feet wide, was found in South Dakota in the 1970’s. This extinct species of sea turtle, known as Archelon, was thought to have lived in the shallow oceans that covered parts […]
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  Equipaws Goes to Catch Canine Training Academy Our social media specialist and dog walker Kristen Cortese just completed the Catch Canine Trainers Academy taught by Dee Hoult, CEO of  Applause Your Paws Dog Training and one of only 250 Certified Dog Behavior Consultants in the world. We sponsored Kristen for this week-long intensive dog training as part of our overall mission to improve the quality of our clients’ dogs’ lives. We spend a lot […]
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