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Fall Grooming MUSTS for your Dog

With a new season here, I’d like to remind everyone of the importance of keeping our dogs well groomed. Some may be great self-groomers BUT let face it, most of our goofballs need our help. Besides, any chance we get for a perfect "wet dog" IG moment is great! The...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 time you want...

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We’re Pet Sitters, Not Horticulturists

Summer is here and many of us have gardens and/or flowers planted around our yards.  When you’re home, it’s no problem to make sure they are watered (especially with all the rain this year) but what happens when you go away? We’d be happy to water your plants or...

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June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all the mellow, older cats and everything in between. And...

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It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN!

I know it seems like only a year ago when we first talked about the phenomenon called “Kitten Season.” But that’s because it happens every year! Just as we look forward to sunny skies and warmer weather, shelter workers brace themselves for a difficult season of...

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