Take the Stress Out of Pet Sitting Preparation

Pet Sitter

Going away on vacation or a business trip can be very exciting, but it can also be stressful if you have a furry friend at home. While you may feel guilty leaving your pet behind, hiring a pet sitter like Daily Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters can put your mind at ease and ensure your pet is well-cared for while you’re away. Here’s how to prepare for a pet sitter before taking a trip.

Essential Supplies for Your Pet:

Before you leave, make sure you have enough supplies for your pet to last until you return. This includes food, treats, medication, and any other essentials your pet needs daily. Consult online resources or ask your vet to see which items are vet-approved to ensure your pet stays healthy and happy while you’re gone.

Ensure Your Pets Safety with Updated ID Tags:

Before you leave, ensure your pets ID tags are up to date with your current
contact information. In case your pet gets lost or wanders away, your pet sitter can
help reunite them with you as quickly as possible. It’s also a good idea to leave
your sitter with a recent photo of your pet, just in case. [Read more…]

Walking Multiple Dogs: What Can Go Wrong?

As an independent dog owner, a budding dog walker, or someone looking to set up shop as a pet sitter, you may have the responsibility of walking multiple dogs on any given day. As such, you have a choice to make: Do you “power walk” your dogs all at once as a large pack or break them into smaller, more manageable groups instead?

The power-walking option, of course, allows you to save time and money. Before you do this, though, you must understand that there are risks involved; especially if you have a job as a dog-walker. Today, Daily Dog Walkers & Pet Sitters gives you the low-down on what can go wrong if you walk dogs in packs of 5 or more at once. [Read more…]

Dogs with Jobs

dogs with jobsDoes your dog have a job? Well, of course we know that your dog’s main job is be your ever faithful, loving companion but, he just might have the potential to make a difference in the world at large. Not convinced?  Well, there are dogs with jobs and now more than ever dogs are being put to work and they’re giving their human counterparts something to say hmmmm about.  Here are just a few of the jobs that your dog might be qualified for.

Dogs with Jobs – What can a dog do?

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Why Dogs Beg

why dogs begDid you ever wonder why dogs beg? Does your dog beg for food? Does he whine while you’re eating, tap you with his paw or just stare at you all wide-eyed and deprived looking? If so, you’re in not so good company! Begging is one of the most complained about, yet preventable, dog behaviors out there yet, as humans, we really struggle with controlling our furry little beggars.  So why are we having such a hard time? [Read more…]

Digestive Problems in Puppies

digestive problems in puppiesDoes your puppy have a sensitive tummy?  Digestive problems in puppies can be quite common. Puppies are similar to human babies in that they both have sensitive digestive systems.  Diarrhea and constipation are common occurrences for puppies and are usually nothing to be alarmed about however, there are occasions when digestive upset can be a sign that something more serious is at play

Common Digestive Problems in Puppies: [Read more…]

Common Puppy Illnesses

common puppy illnessesAre you aware of the common puppy illnesses that your fur baby is susceptible to contracting? While you may shudder at the very thought of your puppy being anything but healthy, it’s a reality you must be prepared for.  Neglecting to arm yourself with the signs and symptoms of common puppy illnesses could very well result in serious and possibly fatal consequences for your beloved puppy.

3 Common Puppy Illnesses:


Parvo is a contagious, viral disease that spreads very quickly.  There are two forms of this disease – intestinal and cardiac.  Cardiac Parvo is more deadly but the least common of the two. Puppies that are between weaning age and six months are most susceptible to this sometimes fatal disease. [Read more…]

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