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  Overweight Dog? You’re not alone. Are you family to an overweight dog? Most of us show our dogs love with cuddles and treats. Unfortunately, loving our dogs too much with food and not enough with activity is part of the reason 54% of American dogs are obese. Our clients hire our dog walkers to help overweight dogs lose some of the extra fluff around their middle. Recently, our assistant manager Meghan was enlisted in […]
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How to Fly with Your Dog in the United States Pre-Flight Pet Prep Congratulations, you’ve read our first blog post on flying with your dog and have now booked the perfect ticket! Your next step is to prep your pets mentally and emotionally for the flight, especially if it’s their airplane debut. First, take them to the vet at least 7-10 days before your departure date. Ensure that all of your pet’s immunizations and vaccinations […]
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What is a professional pet sitter, anyway? Many people in Miami don’t seem to know what a pet sitter is or what pet sitting services are. They board their dogs at the vet or have their neighbor or maid take care of their furry loved one but don’t know how much they’re missing out on when they don’t hire a pet sitter! So, what is a professional pet sitter? The short answer is, pet sitters […]
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Use Your Credit Card to Book Your Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Appointments in Miami! As you are setting up your pet sitting and dog walking appointments, we’d like to give you a friendly reminder that we are switching completely to CREDIT CARDS by November 1st! So when you book for Thanksgiving and other holidays, it will be that much more convenient. Please log in to Power Pet Sitter to add your information today: https://www.powerpetsitter.net/login.aspx?bid=4223 […]
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 Thank You All for Being Amazing Clients! We have to admit to being extremely busy with pet sits, dog runs, and doggy play dates all round Miami (pictured, left, with the fabulous Pamela Bond of Pamela Bond Skin Fitness and and her spa pups, Juniper and Lollie). And everyone we know is very busy these days, with Halloween next week, Thanksgiving around the corner, and Christmas and Hanukkah decorations already for sale… So, we […]
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I was having a drink with friends in beautiful South Miami last week and got to chatting with a nice couple sitting next to me at the bar. As these conversations go, they soon asked me about what I do for a living. When I told them “I’m a pet sitter,” they were full of questions: do I walk dogs, or do I bring the dogs to my home? How popular is pet sitting? People […]
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The Top 10 Benefits of Hiring a Pet Sitter: Also known as: why we rock! Pet sitters are valuable for oh so many reasons (take it from one!). We’ve compiled ten of the most compelling reasons here for you as a sort of cheat sheet. Enjoy! 1. Your pets remain comfortable at home in their safe, secure environment surrounded by familiar sights, smells and sounds 2. We follow your pets’ regular diet and exercise routines and […]
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Take it from your trusty pet sitters: we can all do more to protect our pets from poison. It’s National Poison Prevention Week (and National Pet Poison Prevention month), which gives us another reason to share life-saving advice on pet proofing your home and yard in easy ways. Your best bet is to perform a room-by-room inspection of your home for dangerous items. We’ve broken down the most popular areas in our home for our […]
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Equipaws Pet Services’s Pet Sitter Writes about the Rise of Dog Running We’d like to congratulate pack member Frankie Berti, Equipaws Pet Services’ social media go-to, copy writer, and pet sitter. She was recently published in the Winter 2012-2013 issue of Professional Pet Sitter, a publication of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS). We’re proud to belong to the Association, which provides invaluable support and educates pet sitters around the country. Her article, “Running with […]
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Your Pet Sitter Can Help Keep Your Pet Healthy in Unexpected Ways Most people, even the most loving and responsible pet parents, don’t clean their dog’s and cat’s bowls daily. To be honest, 15 years ago we didn’t either. But one day it dawned on us- not cleaning a dog’s bowl every day is the same thing as not cleaning your own plates after eating, with all that muck and grime piling up on the […]
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Your Dog Would Never Bite Your Child or Your Pet Sitter, Right? Our pet sitters know a whole lot about dogs, cats, and the myriad of endearing little animals we care for throughout Miami, but we constantly seek additional education in our field. Pet sitters Flavia Berti and Tom Wyss attended the Dog Bite Investigation Seminar sponsored by No Kill Nation, Inc. and the Miami Coalition Against Breed-Speicific Legislation on April 25, 2013. Jim Crosby, a retired […]
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School Starts Today in Miami-Dade… Is Your Dog Ready? We all work a ton, which means we’re away from our dogs a bit longer than we’re happy to admit. And now that summer is over and school is starting in Miami, everyone is gearing up for days packed with activity (or extra traffic if you don’t have kids)… everyone except your pets! What do you think they do while you’re gone all day? I can […]
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Foods your dogs love. Pet Sitter’s Diary: Unusual Dog Food and Treats We pet sit and board some very lucky and beloved dogs around South Miami. Why are they so lucky? Our clients are investing in and serving really interesting dog food choices lately. They’re taking their pets’ health as seriously as their own, either going raw or supplementing their dogs’ diets with fresh fruits, vegetables, proteins, and other goodies. First up, raw diets: The […]
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