Just Avoid Chicken Jerky Treats from China

March 10, 2012

The same way you probably want to avoid children’s toys from China, you should avoid chicken jerky treats from China. There are just too many complaints about these products making children and our pets sick. There have been problems with chicken treats made from China since 2007, and the complaints are on the rise again. [...]

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Finding the Right Dog Breed for You

December 5, 2011

Looking for a dog? What is the right breed for you? At some point in your life, you might find yourself wanting to take on the responsibility and joy of owning a dog. You imagine picking out that perfect puppy or maybe an adult dog and living happily ever after with your new best friend. But [...]

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Living with Pets When You Have Allergies

November 29, 2011

I have a client who is a pet-lover, owns two cats, and is highly allergic to one of them. It may seem impractical, but I think many of your pet-lovers out there can understand. Even though it’s uncomfortable and inconvenient, many people who have allergic reactions to animals just can’t give up pet ownership. People can [...]

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Getting Your Pet’s Teeth Cleaned by the Vet

November 27, 2011

Although owners try to brush their pets’ teeth, not all dogs or cats are cooperative when it comes to dental hygiene. In that case, you might want to consider scheduling an appointment with your veterinarian to have their teeth professionally and thoroughly cleaned. Cats and dogs have the same problems with tartar and gum disease [...]

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Fremont Pet Sitter Collects Pet Items for Animal Shelters

November 15, 2011

This is a partial segment of the title of the press release we sent out for our 2011 Presents 4 Pets collection drive. You can read it at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/11/prweb8937398.htm. This is our 4th Annual collection drive, where we ask our clients, and pet lovers in general, to drop off new and used pet items to [...]

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What is Kennel Cough?

October 3, 2011

Just as the name suggests, kennel cough is an infectious disease that involves the respiratory system of dogs, with one of the most recognizable symptoms being coughing. Although this disease is highly infectious, it is usually not life-threatening. But, as with any illness, you should always get your pet checked out and diagnosed by a [...]

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Prevent Doggie Hot Foot and Paws

September 4, 2011

With all the great weather we’ve been having here in the S.F Bay Area, it’s been a pleasure to take nice long walks with my dog. It’s been getting a little hotter, and with the hottest days still to come for us, we can certainly expect more sunny days. This makes me think about how [...]

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Let Your Cat Outside! Sort of…

September 3, 2011

As a long-time cat owner, my personal preference has always been to keep my cats indoors at all times. I like not having to worry about my cats running into traffic, encountering loose dogs, cats and other wildlife, getting foxtails in their ears and fleas hitching a ride on them. The most I’ll do is [...]

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Giving Wings to a Cat

July 21, 2011

“If you gave wings to a cat, it would not condescend to be a bird. It would be an angel.” -Dick Shawn

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Beware of Foxtails!

July 15, 2011

During these days of warm, sunny weather, it’s only natural for us to want to take our dogs away from the urban jungle and have fun where there’s grass, trees, and fresh air. Remember, however, that the great outdoors is where your dog can pick up one of the biggest pains in the nose or ear [...]

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