Feb 12, 2013:
Four French Bulldog Puppies are Born...
The Puppies were dropped off at the French Bulldog Rescue Network, (FBNR), wrapped in blankets with the remains of afterbirth still on them. Cold and dehydrated, only two survived until the following day. At eleven pm on February 3, the FBNR Foster Manager called Lyndsay an experienced foster mom to see if she could take these two puppies into her home. Both had cleft palates and would require round the clock feeding through a tube if they were to survive. The Lindsay agreed and picked them up the following day. Seventeen hours later …
Why a Pet Sitter?
When people call me for petting sitting, it is usually for one of two reasons, either they are going out for town for an extended period of time or they work long hours and don't want their pet left alone all day long. I'm called in for care, entertainment, and lots of TLC.
Just as we can get bored when alone so can your pets. Often this boredom is expressed by dogs in destructive behavior such as, chewing, digging, barking, and tearing things up. One or more visits during the day from a pet sitter helps prevent boredom. Dog walking and play time such …
How Does Owning a Pet Improve Your Health?
A Few Answers from a Pet Sitter
Among Other Things, Time Spent With Our Pet Helps Lower Stress.
Increase Your Self Esteem...
I think all pet owners and pet sitters will agree that pets give you unconditional love. They are great listeners, don't interrupt, judge or argue and will listen to you for as long as you need. As a result of this quality in animals, public libraries allover the country are participating in the program, Tales to Tails helping children learn to read.
Cat Owners Have Fewer Strokes!
People who own cats …
Yep, it's that time of year again, what this pet sitter refers to as Skunk Season and when pet sitting can take on a whole new meaning. Skunks become more active as the weather warms up and spring is the time they begin to give birth to their kits. More skunk action equals more dogs being sprayed by skunks.
Warning! Warning! Warning!
Before spraying, skunks posture and often give a warning "dance" to scare away the perceived threat to themselves. However, once they raise their tail beware! The fluid can be discharged up to 20 feet and believe it or not, (my experience in …
World Record Holding Pets: Who is the Smallest Dog, the Longest Cat, the Highest Jumper? Read on, we have the answers for you!
As a pet sitter I love good pet stories. I think you will just as impressed by these wonderful pets as I am!
World Record Holding Dog: The Smallest Living Dog:
Boo Boo, a female long-haired Chihuahua who stands 4 inches tall and weighs in at a whopping 2 pounds holds the World Record for smallest living dog. BooBoo lives in Raceland, Ky., with her owner, Lana Elswick. Yes indeed, good things do come in small packages! I have been a …
World Record Holding Pets: Who is the Fastest Balloon Popper, has the Loudest Purr, and the Oldest Dog? Read on, We have the answers for you!
As a pet sitter I meet some amazing animals but look at just what World Record Holding pets we have. I think you will be impressed, I know I am!
World Record Holding Dog: Balloon Popping!
Anastasia, a Jack Russell Terrier Living is Los Angeles holds this record, popping 100 balloons in only 44.49 seconds! !! She has also been featured on "Live with Regis Kelly," and she’shas been the star in several commercials, web …
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