Pet Adoption – Top 5 Places in and around Katy, TX

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Tis the season for pet adoption! Families all around ponder getting a furry member for a big Christmas surprise. And luckily in the Katy, Tx area there are some great places where you can find the perfect pet for adoptions. Plus, you’re giving a gift of a new home when you adopt or rescue instead of buying a new pet. [Read more…]

The Importance of Heartworm and Flea Prevention

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Summer may be over, but heartworm and flea prevention is just as important as ever. It seems that mosquito’s linger longer and longer each year. It’s November and I just got bit twice today! So, whether you are hitting trails with your dog or just letting your pets outside potty breaks and exercise, they need to be protected all year long

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Fall Fun With Fido in the Katy, Cypress, Spring and W. Houston Areas

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October is finally here! The temperatures are starting to fall along with the leaves. Even better than that, Fall festivals start popping up everywhere. Now that the oppressive heat of summer is subsiding, going to out for some fall fun is a must. [Read more…]

Safety Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Beach

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Summer will be rolling up on us in no time. And what’s a summer without a trip to the beach? It’s a great opportunity for the family to spend time together while enjoying nature at its finest. It is also a perfect place to let your dog come along for the fun. If you are taking your dog to the beach this summer make sure to go over these safety tips before you head out. [Read more…]

Tips for Pets & Pet Sitters During Thunderstorms

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In like a lion and out like a lamb or vice versa, either way thunderstorms start to make their return in March and continue into the summer as the heat rises.  Personally, I love a good storm, but my poor cat Neka will run under the bed with the slightest rumble in the sky.  Some pets can get serious anxiety from thunderstorms, but luckily there are things we can do to help them through it. [Read more…]

Animal Obesity

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A lot of people tend to think a fat pet is a happy pet, and even though a big round ball of fur is pretty cute, it is a growing epidemic. Just like humans, animal obesity is on the rise.  Over 50% of pets are obese and what’s worse is that most pet owners don’t even realize it’s a problem.  Experts like APOP founder Dr. Ernie Ward even have a special term for it,  “this is what I refer to as the “fat pet gap” or the normalization of obesity by pet parents. In simplest terms, we’ve made fat pets the new normal.”   [Read more…]

Safely Decorating For the Holidays

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The holiday season is here and in full swing.  Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to start decorating and getting ready for Christmas. This is a beautiful time of year, with twinkling lights, garland, bows and other trimmings adorning homes across the nation.  Nevertheless, when you have pets in the home, you may want to think twice about how you decorate.   I’ve seen many an ornament and keepsake broken by our family pets over the years. Thankfully they were okay, but sometimes decorating for the holidays can be dangerous for our pets.  Be careful when decking the halls with the following: [Read more…]

Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Pets

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You’re busy cooking Thanksgiving dinner, then inevitably at some point you look over and see those adorable puppy eyes, sitting there patiently waiting for you to drop just one tiny morsel in their direction. While you prepare the food, it’s easy to want to share some of the delectable dinner with your fur baby.  But it may be best to not give into the temptation to dole out a portion to your pooch without double checking what you are giving them.  Some Thanksgiving food is perfectly safe for your dog, in moderation, some versions are better than others and then there is some food that you should avoid at all costs.  Here is the breakdown on how to navigate Thanksgiving with your pets. [Read more…]

Travel Tips for The Human

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Hello my dear Human!  I have heard you on the phone planning some trips now that the holiday season is upon us. I’m glad you’re getting out for some much needed family time, but I’ve noticed that you often get stressed when it’s time to head out on the road.   Because I love you oh so much, I’ve decided to let you know of a few travel tips that will help you have a wonderful trip.  That way you can focus on the fun and have the great time that you deserve. [Read more…]

Why You Should Hire a Pet Sitter Instead of Using a Friend

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A lot of people think that hiring a pet sitter while you’re at work or out of town is an unnecessary expense. I mean, going out of town can be expensive as it is and after all of those long hours at work you don’t want to see your hard earned money go to waste, right?  It’s no wonder a lot of people turn to their friends or neighbors when they need someone to check up on the pets.  While it can be easy on your wallet, it is not always easy on your pet.  Here are just a few reasons why professional pet sitters are always the best bet. [Read more…]