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Help Your Pet Avoid Cabin Fever During Cold Winter Months

With colder temperatures and snow, keeping your pet happy and content can be a bit more challenging, especially if they (or you!) are not fans of winter months. Also, with the extra demands of the holiday season, it can be a struggle to find enough quality time to spend with your pets. But despite the colder temperatures and crowded holiday schedules, it’s just as important to provide regular physical exercise and mental stimulation for your pets. Or hire someone who can help. Pet Winter Safety: Active but Safe Just like their human owners, pets can become bored, complacent and even

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National Walk Your Dog Week: October 1-7

Excuse us, your dog would like to make an announcement. The first week of October is National Walk Your Dog Week! Created in 2010 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige, National Walk Your Dog Week focuses on improving the health and well-being of America’s dogs by talking them (and ourselves) for a walk! Why is This Week So Important? Interestingly, the National Walk Your Dog Week precedes and addresses another important October “pet holiday” … namely, National Pet Obesity Awareness Day (on October 10th this year). Did you know that being overweight or obese is an

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Leash Laws and Off-leash Dog Attacks

Leash Laws and Off-leash Dog Attacks | Dog Walker Littleton, CO

The weather is warmer and that means more people are outside walking their dogs. Unfortunately, that also means more off leash dogs as well. Littleton has strict leash laws. According to the city’s website, leash laws with the City of Littleton are as followed: “Both the City of Littleton and South Suburban Parks and Recreation require that, outside of designated off-leash parks, pets must be on a leash at all times. Both park rules and city ordinances specify that the leash cannot be more than six feet long. Retractable leashes are not allowed anywhere in the city, including the High

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Pet First Aid

Pet First Aid | Distinctive Pet Care | Pet Sitter Littleton, CO

Being informed on Pet First Aid when an animal related emergency occurs, could save your pet’s life. Before administering pet first aid, always keep your safety in mind! Never hug an injured pet and always keep your face clear of the mouth to avoid a bite. Remember, administering pet first aid is not a substitute for treatment by a licensed veterinarian. Always take your pet to the vet after an emergency occurs! Broken Bones Bone fractures are very painful! Before handling a pet with a broken bone, first, place a muzzle on them to prevent an unintentional bite. Second, to

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Why Hiring a Dog Walker is the Right Choice for Your Dog!

A long day at work for you, means a long day at home for your dog. Even the best-behaved dog needs a break from their regularly scheduled program! A midday dog walk or potty break is an excellent way to provide your dog with recess time in the middle of their day. I loved recess when I was in school, didn’t you? Hiring a dog walker is not only beneficial for your dog’s health & well-being, it can be beneficial for your health and well-being too! Bathroom Break Even the best-behaved dog will have an accident if not given the

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New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Parents

written by Julie Gajewski Every year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions to eat better, exercise more and live a healthier life style. Why not include man’s best friend in your New Year’s resolutions this year! Here is a list of 5 things you can resolve to do better for your furry companion in 2017. 1) Increase the quality of your dog’s kibble by at least one star Number one on our list of New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Parents is, increase the quality of your dog’s kibble by at least one star. Did you know that not all

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Christmas Pet Safety Tips

Christmas Pet Safety Tips

Written by Julie Gajewski The holidays are filled with joy, laughter, and love. But they are also filled with many hazards for our furry loved ones. Help keep your fur kids safe this holiday with these Christmas Pet Safety Tips. 1) Collars with ID Tags & Microchips Number one on our list of Christmas Pet Safety Tips is, collars with ID tags & microchips. The holidays are a revolving door of family, friends, neighbors, and loved ones coming and going to celebrate. This leave the door wide open (pun intended) for your pet to take an adventure in the great

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Christmas Gifts for Pets

Christmas Gifts for Pets

1. You can’t go wrong with a new cozy pet bed Number one on our list of Christmas gifts for pets is a new bed. Fido & Fluffy deserve to be treated like a royalty! And what would king and queen do without a cozy throne to sleep on? The options are limitless! Hammocks for cats to chill and relax, organic & recycled beds for the more earth conscious pet, beds designed for specific breeds like Dachshunds, and unique DIY beds made from repurposed items. Click here to make a DIY pet bed that is both easy and affordable. 2.

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