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Happy International Women’s Day Happy International Women’s Day to all! This year’s theme is Be Bold for Change, where we create a better, more gender-inclusive working world. We at Equipaws Pet Services believe in gender equality for all and are proud and lucky to employ sixteen talented women who take care of our clients with passion, commitment, and care. Equipaws simply could not exist without our team of ladies, who in addition to being excellent […]
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Happy Pet Sitters Appreciation Week! It’s the 23rd annual Professional Pet Sitters week, a time in which we celebrate our employees’ positive qualities- offering reliable, professional, loving care to our clients’ pets, being great team players, and generally excellent people. We are in our sixth year of business and our team has grown to include so many wonderful animal lovers committed to quality in this rewarding profession. While pet sitting is as fun as you’d […]
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Celebrating Vet Techs in Miami: Vet Tech Appreciation Week Oct 16 – Oct 22 October 16-22 is Vet Tech Appreciation Week!  The National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America began this week of gratitude in 1993, which takes place annually every third week in October.  On behalf of the Equipaws team, thank you to all of the vet techs working hard around the world! Who is your Vet Tech? When you walk into your local Veterinary Practice, […]
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K9 Veterans Day: Celebrating Miami’s Hometown Heroes Everywhere we turn we see working K9 unit helping Miami stay safe, which is why we are celebrating K9 Veterans Day on March 13th! This special day honors the 30,000 canine police officers who have served our country in various military missions locally or around the world. Joseph Wright, a retired military working dog trainer, dedicated March 13th to honor these special pups as the date chosen is the […]
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Change a Pet’s Life Day January 24th is Change a Pet’s Life Day!  This special day was created to help animal adoption and spread knowledge on animal welfare. For pet owners and pet lovers a like, you can change a pet’s life in many different ways! You can: Try volunteering at a local shelter like the Humane Society of Greater Miami or Paws4You, send a charitable donation or donate much needed pet supplies.   If […]
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Miami Pet Spotlight: Simba, a Domestic Shorthair Owner: Marylynne Winning over Shy Cats Working for a Miami pet sitting and dog walking company, you experience your fair share of animal personalities and entertainment. Cat sitting is becoming more and more popular and recently I was lucky enough to meet a rescue cat named Simba, a domestic shorthair with a gorgeous gray tabby pattern who has curious eyes, a hesitant demeanor, and an enormous need for […]
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Equipaws Best of 2015! Happy new year to all of our friends and family! The first week of the new year is almost over, and we can’t help but reminisce and feel grateful about all of the supportive, fun, and loving friends we kept and made in 2015. As pet sitters, we become part of our clients’ families, are welcomed into their homes, and given the gift of caring for their pets like our own. […]
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True or False: Is There a Bond between Pet and Pet Sitter? Do you ever question your pet sitter? Did you hire a worthy and honest company or candidate to take care of your loved one? The adopted member of your family deserves the best attention when you’re away from home. From my own experience working as a pet sitter or dog walker, you must be compassionate and willing to care for another life. As a […]
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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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Thank you for choosing Equipaws Pet Services as the best pet sitters in Miami! It’s an honor to win the Florida Villager’s Best of the Best Reader’s Choice Award in our category. We are humbled and honored that so many of you took the time to enter us in this contest. Because we take care of your family members, we know how busy you are, so this is doubly special for us. This accolade renews […]
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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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You’re invited to a Howl-iday Party at West Elm Miami – Dadeland! There is nothing better in life than celebrating special moments with good friends while giving of ourselves to the community. We would love for you and your fur kids share in a holiday celebration with us and Fuji and Friends. Our celebration of the spirit of giving and friendship is on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the West Elm in Dadeland, Miami. Our […]
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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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Our company philosophy is based in large part on service to others. That’s why we are beyond proud of our pet sitter and Office Coordinator, Beccie, for dedicating her time off to raising money with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training. We hope you read her story, and consider donating to raise money for cancer research. Please share her story with your friends as well. Thank you! My Experience with the Leukemia & […]
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