Origins of Love

From upstairs I could hear my father, like a broken record, repeating, “Sit, lay down, stay, come.” Over and over on into the night. This is how my father trained every dog we got. He would take them to a quiet place and teach them the basic commands. They...

The Proper Tools Are Important On Your Dog Walk

People are always shocked when I tell them one of my least favorite breeds of dog to walk are Golden Retrievers. All the good parts that makes them one of the most popular breeds out there can also make them difficult to walk. They are both an intelligent and high...

Five Ways to Pill a Cat

Whenever someone asks me if I can give medicine to a cat my very first questions is, “Tel me about your cat. That’s because there are many different ways to give a pill to a cat and not all of them work for every cat. Below I have listed five ways to pill...

The Changing Personality of Pets

Everything is inevitable. On a long enough timeline all worst case scenarios will come to pass. This isn’t what I was thinking about or the thought that was going through my head when I got bit by a dog for the first time in ten years of having been a pet...

What Pets Mean to Us

What Pets Mean To Us It has been almost a month since we lost our dear sweet hound dog, Riley, and while this is still difficult to write about I am ready to share and to share why this has illuminated for me why we do this job. Myself and our staff of pet sitters and...