American Dog School Under Investigation

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Pet Sitting and Dog Walking in Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado

Why Pet Sitting is Superior Another boarding facility, American Dog School, is in our local headlines. As a professional pet sitting company it pains us to be able to find reasons in local headlines of why choosing pet sitting for their pets needs to be on more people’s radar. It should be noted that pet owners are not at fault. Many are … Read More

Dog Walking and Special Needs Dogs

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Martin Kaufmann of Ortho Pets

Dog Walking Superman’s Side Kick Being bio-mechanically gifted or seen as “Superman” is not a thing that many of us can relate to. Yet it’s part of Martin Kaufmann’s work-a-day life. Tag, a recent amputee, is one of our daily dog walking clients and Martin is one of Tag’s heroes. After suffering a recent front leg amputation, Tag began having … Read More

Thundershirt

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Thundershirt

Thundershirt™ – For the Scaredy-Cat Dog For those of us who have tried everything to help our four-legged friends get over various anxiety-related issues there’s a new product on the market called Thundershirt™ and it’s benefitting a lot of anxious dogs! As a professional pet sitting company, we oftentimes work with dogs who are not good candidates for boarding, including dogs who … Read More

Heartworm Disease

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Mosquitoes – Another Reason to Hate Them As professional pet sitters and dog walkers, we get a lot of client questions about Heartworm Disease – its causes and how to prevent it. With summer comes beautiful sunny days, mosquito-filled nights, and Heartworm Disease. Just another reason to hate mosquitoes. Heartworm Disease is so-named because the worms travel to the dog’s … Read More

Animal Poisons and Pet Sitting

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Common Animal Poisons As a professional pet sitting and dog walking company, we’ve heard and seen it all. People’s houses – particularly new pet owners, can be a haven for things that can poison your pets! March is the month set aside for education regarding poison prevention. This is a great time to review common, household items that are poisonous to animals. … Read More

Fire Saftey and Pets

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pet sitting and fire safety

Fire Prevention Tips One of the questions we routinely ask when people sign-up for pet sitting is: do you have a fire extinguisher? Way too many home do not have one or the one they have is out-of-date. Latest figures by the National Fire Protection Association reveal that an alarming 500,000 pets are killed in household fires every year. Don’t let … Read More

Pet Sitting and Fleas

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Pet Sitting and Fleas So the last couple of weeks we’ve been enjoying beautiful Spring weather here in Fort Collins. Before we know it, April will be here welcoming the promise of summer with longer, warmer days. Unfortunately with the warmer weather comes the troublesome flea. Obviously we hate to see our pets have fleas. However, as a professional pet … Read More