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Video conferences and remote meetings can be challenging when you’re self-quarantined with dogs. Be proactive! If you don’t want interruptions, call us at 305.794.3733 to schedule your “Bark-Free Hour.” We’ll ensure that your  meetings stay professional or productive while our professional team makes sure your dogs are entertained and loved! (Thanks to @Will Dukes, our SalesPartner, for the help!)
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Many of you will be working from home for the next week or so and that means new co-workers- your pets and maybe your kids. We have a few ideas to help you stay sane while you’re staying safe at home. Routines are sacred. It might be really tempting to sleep in and take it a little easy given the stress of what’s going on and the novelty of working from home for some of […]
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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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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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National Invasive Species Awareness Week Written by Samantha Arner If you have ever been to Florida, you have heard of the mysterious giants that lurk deep in the Everglades. You have heard the stories of 16-foot pythons taking down full grown deer and wrestling alligators.  Although these stories seem too outrageous to be true, the reality is these gigantic pythons do exist and they are only one example of the thousands of invasive species that […]
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Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me: Screwworm Infestation in Miami Written by Sam Arner Maggots…the word alone is enough to make your skin crawl. We often associate the word with dirt and filth, but maggots are simply the larval stage of a fly. And just like all living things, a maggot’s got to eat. Typically, maggots feed on decaying animals to help fuel growth. Although disgusting, they are a vital clean-up crew for the environment. Notice […]
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Pinecrest Groomer Spotlight: Best in Show Pet Spa Animal Enthusiast Tess Oliver is the owner and groomer for Best in Show Pet Spa, a mobile Grooming Business serving the greater Miami Area. Growing up as an animal lover, her grooming career did not blossom until she became a grooming assistant in 2011. Working for many different salons, taking tips from each one and perfecting her techniques she knew this was her calling. Tess’s Grooming Background: […]
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Effects of Pet Mosquito Repellent Recently, South Florida has experienced an outbreak of Zika, which is a virus spread most commonly by the bite of mosquitoes. It causes minor symptoms of rash, fever, joint pains and conjunctivitis. There is no known vaccine or medicine. Also, it can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus, which can cause birth defects. In addition, the virus can be sexually transmitted. Now, more than ever, the Miami […]
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Veterinary Transportation: We take your Pets to the Vet! Does your pet need a routine checkup or an emergency doctor’s appointment? Equipaws offers a special service to transport and accompany your pet to the vet in our service areas, including South Miami, Brickell, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, and more. One of our staff members will pick up your pet, even if you’re absent, and escort your loved one to your preferred veterinarian in the neighborhood. […]
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Dishes for Dogs: Canine Kitchen Spotlight Blog While attending a local Dog Event held in Coconut Grove, The Equipaws team stumbled upon an up-and-coming company named Dishes For Dogs: Canine Kitchen. The business is based in the Miami neighborhood of Wynwood and is committed to creating pet-friendly meals with local and fresh ingredients while providing a balanced diet for your pup. We know that nutrition is just as important as exercise and companionship are in keeping […]
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5 Best Dog Friendly Travel Destinations in Florida  Summer is here, which means a well-deserved holiday is around the corner! But where to go with your furry family member in tow? Florida offers dog friendly travel destinations by way of beaches and parks, restaurants, activities and tours you can enjoy with the entire gang. If you want to travel north to cooler climates or relax on the southern shore beaches, there is something for every […]
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10 Most Common Pet First Aid Kit Items What’s in your Pet First Aid Kit? Has your pet ever had an accident or been suddenly injured at your home or while out on an adventure? It can be a frightening experience. In Miami, our pets are exposed to dangers while just out for a walk or playing in the back yard. What would you do if your dog experiences an allergic reaction to a bee sting? […]
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Pet Fire Safety Day: 11 Tips and Tricks on Fire-Proofing your Home July 15th marks National Pet Fire Safety Day. Equipaws Pet Services wants to remind everyone of the importance of this holiday. Our pets are part of our family, and it’s our responsibility to look out for their safety and well-being. Our pet sitters have seen many instances of potential hazards: cats pressing buttons on stove tops that weren’t set to lock or playing […]
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Preventing Dog Bites: A lecture in child and dog safety In honor of Dog Bite Prevention Month and families with dogs welcoming new babies, Equipaws Pet Services and Applause Your Paws, Inc. are co-hosting a fun and educational event, “Preparing for Life with Dog & Baby.” Dee Hoult, expert trainer and owner of Applause Your Paws, will give a lecture teaching parents and children how to live and play safely around dogs and prevent dog […]
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The dirty truth behind biodegradable poop bags  Did you know plain plastic and traditional “biodegradable” poop bags are NOT made to biodegrade in a landfill environment? It is a fact that bags labeled biodegradable or degradable require UV light (sunlight) and oxygen to break down, which are not present in a landfill environment. Equipaws Pet Services is going green with GreenLine poop bags. This is the first bag on the market made with a special additive that renders the […]
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