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Miami’s Best Holiday Gift Guide for Pets Happy howlidays! Our annual Local Pet Gift Guide has grown to include several dedicated dog groomers as well as fresh and local pet food and treats suppliers! We’ve met excellent pet care professionals popping up around Miami and are happy to support fellow local, small businesses dedicated to making our pets’ lives healthier and happier. If you’re scrambling around looking for the pawfect, last-minute gift, our city has […]
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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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Beat the Heat: Keep Your Dog Healthy and Active in the Miami In Miami we are faced with sweltering heat year round and a dilemma: how to exercise dogs in hot weather safely. The boiling sun and tropical moisture can make any physical activity daunting. As animal lovers, Equipaws Pet Services stresses a consistent exercise routine for most pets, but we want your dogs to be able to play and exercise safely despite our hot and humid […]
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The Dangers of Retractable Dog Leashes As professional dog walkers in Miami we handle various sizes and breeds of dogs on a daily basis. A leash comes hand in hand when walking dogs. Many of our pet parents have specific preferences; some use a harness, others have a gentle leader or, most commonly, a nylon leash. But when an owner asks us to use a retractable dog leashes we cringe! Why, you may ask? This […]
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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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Why Does Your Dog Eat Grass? “Logan! Logan!  Quit eating that!  Logan come on!”  A few gentle tugs on the sweet pup’s leash, and I cannot get him away from a dirty patch of grass he’s chomping on.  After a moment of grazing, I finally pick him up and place him away from the plant, directing his attention elsewhere.  Recently he’s been eating any grass he can get his teeth on.  What is the infatuation with grass?  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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Dog-Friendly South Miami Rotary Art Festival We were more than happy to volunteer at the dog-friendly South Miami Rotary Art Festival this past weekend! Over 150 artists showed their wonderful work, and thousands of Miamians brought their dogs along for a stroll along Sunset Drive. Equipaws Pet Services offered fresh water and special freeze-dried liver and cod treats at their Doggy Hydration station for the second year in a row. Owner Flavia and her pet […]
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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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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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Join Pet Sitter Flavia Berti at Dog and Cat Mega Match-A-Thon! We are are always happy to help dogs and cats in need in Miami! That’s why pet sitter Flavia Berti (owner of Equipaws Pet Services) will be supporting the Humane Society of Greater Miami’s Mega Match-a-thon this Saturday, October 19, from 9:00 am til 9:00 pm. The event is taking place in beautiful Tropical Park, at 7900 Bird Road in Miami. Adoptions start at $30 […]
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Thinking of taking your dog on a run? Our professional dog runners and walkers are well-trained to walk and run your pups in Miami’s sunny climate, and we’d like to share a few tips for when you take your fur kids on their adventures around your neighborhood! Best Practices for Walking Dogs in Miami: 1. Carry water for your pooch on long walks, especially when out in our Florida sun! There are plenty of options, such […]
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