By Jenorise Mejia

6 Reasons to Keep Your Dog on a Leash

We’ve seen them. You know who I’m talking about. It’s your happy-go-lucky neighbors who don’t seem to feel it is necessary to keep their dog on a leash while his dog. Their dog struts down the street without a care in the world peeing here and there. All you want is to go on a peaceful walk, but the two … Read more
By Jenorise Mejia

Summer Grooming Tips from the Experts at The Dirty Dog

Recently I wrote a blog about summer pet grooming tips, but I wanted to revisit the subject after having several conversations with pet parents about unfortunate mistakes they’d made when grooming their own dog or in the requests they made to their groom. Most people seem to just think that that dogs should have most of their shaved off for … Read more

By Jenorise Mejia

Tips for Keeping Your Pets Cool in the Summer

As the spring has passed away and the heat of the summer arrives, temperatures start to rise and the humidity can be become unbearable. Even though the heat can be brutal, it tends drive families out of their homes looking for summer fun. They often take their pets with them. Dogs and cats alike release heat by panting, so the

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By Beth Stultz from Pet Sitters International

3 Reasons Your Local Professional Pet Sitter is Your Best Pet-Care Option

Small Business Saturday®, created in 2010 by American Express, is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving (and the day after Black Friday) to encourage consumers to support their local small businesses. While this event likely makes you think of local boutiques, neighborhood restaurants or independently-owned jewelry or home décor shops, there’s another business you shouldn’t overlook when you … Read more
By Jenorise Mejia

Disaster Preparedness Day: Are you prepared?

When making a family disaster plan, it is important that your plan include every member of your household, including your pets. A well thought out plan can save lives. We all know that the best planning takes place before a disaster or emergency happens. Responding to a disaster or emergency while it is happening can only cause chaos, frustration and

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By Jenorise Mejia

Pet Grooming Tips for the summer

Spring is saying its goodbye and summer is coming fast. Dealing with your dog’s matted coat or your cat’s shedding hair can be tough. It can feel like it is literally raining dog hair or cat hair. Is it a battle to groom your pet? Is it too much of a hassle to bathe your pet? Well, there are ways … Read more

By Jenorise Mejia

It’s All In Black & White

Do you ever take pictures of your pooch and wonder what they are thinking? Does your dog tilt his head to the side when you are snapping that picture? Does your cat draw her ears back right before you snap what seems to be the perfect picture? Try changing from color to black and white. This video blog will take … Read more

By Jenorise Mejia

What’s With All That Scratching!

Have you noticed your dog or cat scratching their ears, chewing at their tail or licking their paws more than they normally do lately? Yep, it is allergy season and for some pets, this is the start of the season of misery. All climates have allergens and they are usually harmless to most pets, but for dogs with allergies, their … Read more

By Jenorise Mejia

Classic Signs Your Pet Is Depressed

Do you have a dog that’s depressed, or has been in the past? Or have you had a pet that has or had been depressed and didn’t know about it for quite some time? We have several notable physical signs to monitor your pet’s behavior and to detect if they may be depressed. Here is a list of observations that … Read more

By Jenorise Mejia

The Best Health Tips for Dogs

These suggestions are great for creating and maintaining a healthy routine for your dog.

Food and Nutrition– Let’s face it. It’s hard not to give your dog treats from the table when they are staring at you with those big, sad eyes begging for food. But feeding your dog table scraps can be a bad habit. Too many foods … Read more