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Moving house with a pet

Moving isn't just tough for us humans - it can also be a stressful time for the family pet. Here are some tips to make your move smooth.

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Renting with a pet

How can a pet owner successfully secure a rental property with a pet? Here are some tips and tricks for renting success.

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How to keep an indoor dog happy

Here is how to keep your dog happy and healthy in a small living space. It just takes a bit of planning, preparation and awareness.

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Boarding your dog | What to take?

What will your pet need during their dog boarding stay? Here are all of the things you should bring along so that your pet has the perfect mini-break.

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Giving a pet oral medication | tips and tricks

Some pets are more relaxed than others when taking medicine, however, it’s common for pets to hate this experience. Here's what to do if so.

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Food you shouldn't feed your cat

It might be tempting to feed a cat a treat from the table but think twice. Here are human foods that you shouldn't feel your cat.

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Separation anxiety and how to prevent it

Worried about returning to work and stressing your pet? Learn how to avoid separation anxiety by helping your pet adjust to your new routine.

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Post-pandemic pet sitting revival

Pet sitting is busy right now, with travel, increased pet adoptions and returning to the office the main reasons. Find out more.

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Is chocolate bad for dogs?

Should you worry if your dog has eaten chocolate? Discover why chocolate is dangerous for dogs and what to do if your dog eats chocolate.

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Dog dementia | prevention and treatment

Just like us humans, dogs can get dementia in their older years. Here is a guide to diagnosing and preventing dementia in your senior dog.

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Is my dog too dependent?

Worried that your dog is too dependent on you? Every dog can benefit from more independence! Here's how to train your dog to be less needy.

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Dog boarding versus dog kennels

Find out what is meant by dog kennels and dog boarding, as well as tips for finding out which pet care arrangement suits your dog best.

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8 Easy Dog Training Tips

Aside from physical exercise, dogs also need mental stimulation each day. This is why it’s important to make dog obedience training part of your everyday routine.

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Is it ok to leave a dog home alone?

The length of time you can leave a dog alone depends on the age, personality and needs of your dog. Here is a guide to help you plan ahead.

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How do pets escape | Prevention and safety

Is your pet an escape artist? Here is why a pet might run away, and some ways to prevent this from happening in the first place.

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Pets as Christmas gifts | why this isn't a good idea

Puppies and kittens are super cute, but should you give one as a Christmas gift? Here is why you should rethink this and why.

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How to build trust as a pet sitter

How do you gain trust with your pet sitting clients when you are starting your business? Here are some tried and true ways that we know work.

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Dog shedding | how to manage extra fur loss

Dog shedding can be messy business. What can you do to make things as comfortable as possible for your dog or cat, and what should you avoid?

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Is dog walking safe when it's hot?

How hot is TOO hot when it comes to dog walking? Is it dangerous to walk your dog in the heat? Here are some tips for safe summer walks.

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How long can you leave a cat home alone?

Cats might seem super independent, but they have social, mental and physical needs just like any other pet. As such, it’s best that your cat has some company at least once every day in order to remain happy, safe and healthy. Here is why.

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Does my dog really love me?

Do you sometimes wonder 'does my dog really love me?' Scientific evidence says yes! Here's how you can tell from your dog's behaviour.

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Apartment dogs | daily life enrichment

An apartment dog needs as much enrichment as any other dog. Here are so tips to keep your apartment dog happy and healthy in a small space.

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Home visits and dog walks | how long is ideal?

What exactly can you expect from your pet sitter? How long should home visits or and dog walks reasonably take? Find out here!

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Dog breeds for small homes

There are several dog breeds that are adept at living in a compact space, whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard. Here are our top ten!

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A cat body language guide

How do you read cat body language? Learning how to do so is essential for all cat owners. Discover how to become a cat whisperer here!

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Dog washing tips and tricks

Knowing how to wash your pooch is an important part of dog ownership! Here are some tips on giving your dog a nice bath with minimal stress.

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French Bulldog | Dog Breed Information

The French Bulldog, or 'Frenchy' as they are often known, is a charismatic and loyal dog breed. Here's how to keep yours happy and healthy.

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Pet sitting | what it takes to be a great sitter

So, you love pets and want a fun part-time job? Perhaps pet sitting is right for you! Here's what it takes to be a successful pet sitter.

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Chihuahua | Dog Breed Information

Chihuahua's are compact, feisty little dogs with loads of personality and love to give. Discover how to keep them happy and healthy here.

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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

Heatstroke in dogs can lead to coma and fatality. Here's what you need to do if a dog in your care suffers from heatstroke.

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