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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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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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Ten Reasons to Hire a Brickell Dog Walker! Our dog walkers love Brickell!  In fact, since we’ve expanded our coverage and staff to service Brickell, it has been one of our most rapidly growing areas. We are proud to say that word of a job well done gets around. Our clients love us and there are many reasons why they hired us as their dog walkers. Here are a few that will benefit and resonate […]
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Do Not Use Retractable Leashes- Ever! If you are familiar with the Equipaws dog walking policies and procedures, you know that we do not use retractable leashes – ever! We will ask clients to provide a standard leash for our use, or use our own leashes with clients who only have retractable leashes available. Why do we avoid them so fervently? We have decided to write up this blog highlighting a few of our reasons. […]
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How to Carve Time to Walk/Run Your Dog This Pandemic Our schedules during the pandemic just seem so hectic and full. You’d think we’d have more time to ourselves but meetings get piled on back to back. Add to that not being able to go out to eat as often as we did before, and if you have kids you have to also manage their time studying and learning from home, too, with their lunch […]
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Is Virtual School Affecting Your Dog’s Walking Schedule? Other than technical glitches with their devices or Internet access, most kids have gotten the hang of their virtual school routines. They  sit behind computers, learning as well as they can given the circumstances, which means less time for their furry best friends. Many people have admitted to having less time for their dogs now work and school have normalized a bit. How is your dog taking […]
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  Dogs are animals that work by nature; whatever their breed (or mix!), every dog was bred with a working purpose! Because the majority of dogs are naturally active, it’s important that they get the appropriate amount of exercise or be given work. Even those cute lap dogs who make great couch potato companions need to exercise if we want them to stay fit, healthy, and happy for years to come. You owe it to […]
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Looking for the right pet sitting services in Miami? The process can difficult with so much at stake (your pets are your family, after all), which is why we want you to know exactly how Equipaws Pet Services works. If we had to sum up our approach in one sentence, it would be that we believe the magic is in the details. It’s the little things that make life special, and that also keep your pets fit, […]
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How to Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs: We walk and run dogs in Miami for a living. Making sure our precious pups are safe during our notoriously hot weather is a MUST. That’s why our dog walkers and runners are trained to prevent heatstroke by knowing the types and symptoms of heat injury. They are also trained in how to keep dogs well-hydrated and instructed to keep them to the shade, off the asphalt, and […]
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Many of us are isolating and following guidelines to stay home. With more time to kill, I am seeing so many people and families out walking and running and getting much-needed exercise. A lot of times they are taking their pets with them. While our pets are undoubtedly enjoying this extra attention and activity, please remember that this is a big change for them as well. They are used to sleeping in the cool house […]
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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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Join us on Saturday, December 30, for a dog-friendly pack walk at Town Kitchen & Bar!  Join your favorite dog trainer Dee Hoult, baby Jack, your friends from Equipaws Pet Services, and other like-minded dog lovers as we go on our monthly pack walk in South Miami!! The whole family is welcome to attend. We will be meeting promptly at 10 AM in front of Town. We will walk for an hour into the adjacent […]
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Smiles Across Coral Gables! Pet highlight:  Cleopatra the Basset Hound Our pet sitter Mike has written a blog spotlight on one of his favorite dog walking clients in Coral Gables, Miss Cleo the Basset Hound. Please enjoy! Cleo, the Queen of Coral Gables Coral Gables is a busy district during the weekdays.  People can be seen commuting to work on the streets by car, by foot, by bicycle, etc.  Most people are just focused to get […]
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Curbing Dog Obesity  In the last decade the United States has seen obesity become a huge issue for society as a whole. Children, teenagers and adults are overweight and experiencing health problems due to our poor eating habits and lack of activity. Our nation is continuously working on providing healthier options and educating the public on food consumption. Who knew this issue would directly translate to our pets. What YOU Need to Know: Between 20 […]
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