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Sea turtle nesting history in Miami and understanding the process Every year May 1st to October 31st Miami-Dade County beaches are graced with the presence of the magnificent dinosaurs of the sea!  For millions of years’ sea turtles have used Florida’s coastlines and beaches to create new generations of sea turtles. There are seven species of sea turtles worldwide, all of which are either threatened or endangered. Out of the seven species, three nest regularly […]
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Coconut Grove Pet Sitter Spotlight: Mike Tacoronte Meet the newest Coconut Grove pet sitter in our pack, Mike Tacoronte, who will be walking, running and caring for your pets in the dog-friendly Coconut Grove and Coral Gables neighborhoods! Mike served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and is now a retired veteran filling his time with volunteer work and animal-oriented activities. Although he has a tough exterior, his big heart and soft spot for […]
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Top Running Races in Miami In honor of the Equipaws Motto “Fit, Happy, Healthy” and the New Year we are kicking off the season sharing the top five running races in Miami. The wonderful thing about Miami is you walk out to paradise everyday of the year and have no excuse not to get outside and get moving. Although our furry friends can’t join us on the race day, they can always encourage and help […]
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To Scoop Poop or not to Scoop, That Is the Question! This parody of a famous Shakespearean line of the play Hamlet makes us think: why did Shakespeare never write about… poop… the way he wrote about roses? “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet…” (Romeo and Juliet) Well, obviously, when we think of things aesthetically pleasing, dog poop does not make the list. […]
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Wondering how you can raise money for homeless dogs in Miami while having fun with your pup? Wonder no more! You can join us for the second annual Paws 4 You Run Fur Fun 5K on  April 26! This is a great rain-or-shine fundraiser in which you can walk/run one mile with your dog for fun, or take part in an officially-timed race on a certified course. For those who wish they had a dog […]
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Our pet sitters are supportive, loyal animal lovers who do a wonderful job caring for our clients. They are also very talented outside of the pet sitting profession! Stefanie Caro, one of our pet sitters in Brickell, is an artist who expresses herself in many mediums (check out her website, RaggidArt.com). We are so proud of her because she recently completed a gorgeous commissioned mural in Jupiter (pictured above). We have also commissioned pet portraits from […]
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Dog Friendly South Miami Rotary Art Festival Save the date for the 32nd annual dog friendly South Miami Rotary Art Festival from February 21-22, 2015! As a member of the South Miami Rotary Club, owner Flavia has enlisted her Equipaws pet sitters to volunteer for the second year in a row at the Art Festival’s “Doggie Hydration Station.” As always, South Miami is very welcoming to well-behaved dogs. Please bring your pups out on leashes to […]
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 Lend a Helping Paw to Dogs in Miami! This November, we want all of Miami to donate to Paws 4 You Rescue as part of our “Presents for Pets” holiday drive! The hardworking volunteers at Paws 4 You have saved countless dogs’ lives since opening. We’d like to do a little something to make their work easier this year. We love our dogs, and feel like sharing the love with those dogs still looking for homes with one […]
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The 4th Annual Howl-O-Ween Festival at Pinecrest Gardens was such a success! We were very happy to have welcomed over 1500 dog lovers and their pets (and quite a few familiar faces) all in the name of raising money for Paws 4 You and homeless pets in Miami. This year’s turnout was even better than last’s, and all took place on a beautiful day with perfect weather (not too hot!) amid fun activities and the wonderful vendors […]
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We are extremely excited to be sponsors for the fourth annual “Howl-O-Ween” pet costume contest and fundraising event being held at the beautiful Pinecrest Gardens on October 26, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm! This fun event will raise money for Paws 4 You Rescue, one of Miami-Dade’s dedicated dog rescue organizations, as well as bring awareness to the public about the myriad homeless and needy dogs that go hungry on the streets of […]
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We are absolutely thrilled to be a Top Dog Sponsor for Paws 4 You Rescue‘s first ever RUN FUR FUN! The hard-working team at Paws 4 You has joined with animal lovers in Miami to present a dog-friendly 5K benefiting the lucky dogs they take in from Miami-Dade Animal Services. Not only will this raise money for these precious dogs… participants can also run WITH their pups- which we love! This 5K is less than two weeks […]
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There are tons of fun, dog-friendly events throughout Miami in April, and we have our paws in lots of them! We’re happy that West Elm Dadeland approached us to put on a pet-friendly event at their Dadeland store on April 13, 2014. The Downtown Dadeland area is very pet-friendly; the condos allow cats and dogs, and the store encourages paw traffic. Add that all up and it equals the perfect spot for a dog-friendly mixer! Together, […]
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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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