Hot Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the 4th of July Holidays!
Fireworks, picnics and other Fourth of July traditions can be great fun for people. But, all of the festivities can be frightening and dangerous for pets. Whether or not you’re planning your own Independence Day celebration, it’s important to take precautions to keep your pets safe both during and after the July 4th festivities.
Rattlesnake Safety Tips That Could Save Your Dog’s Life
Rattlers and other venomous snakes are common in the Southwest and can be a life-threatening danger to dogs of all sizes. But with just a few preventive steps, you can reduce the chances your dog will die from a rattlesnake bite!
Retractable Leashes: The Risks & Dangers of Variable Length Dog Leads
Retractable leashes are popular primarily because they aren’t as confining as regular leashes, allowing dogs more freedom to sniff and poke around on walks. Unfortunately, there are many downsides to using this type of leash, with sometimes fatal results.
Marijuana & Pets: Risky Business!
With legalized medicinal and recreational use of marijuana on the rise around the country, veterinarians are reporting more incidents of marijuana poisoning in pets. Leaving cannabis or cannabis-laced foods in easy reach of your pets is asking for easily-avoidable trouble!
“Insured & Bonded”: What that Means for a Pet Sitting Business
Finding an insured and bonded pet sitter is the best thing you can do for your pets and property. And as you Google search for a new sitter, you (hopefully) will see the words “Insured and Bonded” on pet sitter websites and profiles. Sure, it has a safe and secure ring to it, but do you know what having this kind of insurance coverage means for you and your pets?
The Benefits of Safety-Focused Dog Walking
At Bat Country Pet Sitting, your dog’s safety and happiness are my first priority. I only walk your dogs at each visit, allowing me to handle your pets safely, provide appropriate supervision free of distractions, and lower the risk of injuries and accidents for your pets.
Why In-Home Pet Sitting Beats Vets & Kennels
While it might make sense to board your pets in an offsite boarding facility or at your local vet, your animals would benefit much more from having an experienced, insured and bonded pet sitter care for them in the comfort of their home environment.
Asking a Pet Sitter to Ignore Your Cats or Skip Visits is a BAD Idea
Do your beloved cat the favor of having a cat sitter provide him with daily care while you’re gone, and don’t skimp on his meds, food supply, or waste clean-up. A truly professional pet sitter will not let you cut corners on your pet’s care–ever.
Learn How to Prevent Pet-Related Fires in Your Home
Pet Fire Safety & Fire Prevention Tips The National Fire Protection Association estimates that nearly 1,000 home fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners’ pets. By following the tips below, you can prevent a pet-related fire in your home: Extinguish open flames – Pets are generally curious and will investigate cooking appliances, candles, […]
40+ Helpful Tips to Pet-Proof Your Home & Keep Pets Safe
Hazards are all around your home. Your pet’s safety depends on you! Companion animals don’t realize that anti-freeze, chocolate or moth balls are poisonous — they just think these toxic items taste great. And the kitchen and garage are full of delicious “treats” to get into. Use these tips to help spot dangers to pets […]
On the Road? Keep Your Pet Safe While Traveling By Car
Keep Your Pet Safe & Secure While On the Road According to the AAA/Kurgo Pet Passenger Safety Study, nearly 56% of people transport their dogs in their cars at least once per month. From trips to the veterinarian’s office to day trips to a dog park or pet-friendly beach, more and more pet owners are […]