“Protecting Our Pets” Photo Calendar Contest

“Protecting Our Pets” Photo Calendar Contest

For the third consecutive year, the office of District Attorney Michael E. McMahon will hold the annual “Protecting Our Pets” photo calendar contest — an initiative focused on raising awareness of animal abuse. Every year, RCDA prosecutes an average of 20 animal...
Dog-Friendly Apple Picking

Dog-Friendly Apple Picking

Nothing says fall vibes like some good old-fashioned apple picking. So, grab your pup and your best flannels and get ready to romp through rows of apple trees together! Here’s the low down on dog-friendly apple picking near Staten Island. Head out to Alstede Farms in...
What Kind of Pets Have We Cared For?

What Kind of Pets Have We Cared For?

We’ve seen and heard it all! One of the questions we constantly hear is “What kind of pets have you cared for?”. I think the question might be easier if they asked what kind of pets we HAVEN’T cared for? In all our years of service we’ve pet sat for the usual; dogs...
Helping Your Dog Cope with Thunder & Anxiety

Helping Your Dog Cope with Thunder & Anxiety

Fear of thunder is a common phobia in dogs. It is usually marked by hiding, whining, barking, pawing or even urination. No one is exactly sure what makes dogs afraid of thunder, but it does seem to be more common in some breeds than others. Anxiety about thunder is...
You NEED to take Your Pup to these Local Beaches

You NEED to take Your Pup to these Local Beaches

Frolicking in the sun, catching a wave, and digging in the sand–is it just us, or do our favorite things to do at the beach sound weirdly similar to some of our pup’s favorite activities? We rounded up two of the area’s best dog-friendly beaches, so next...