Category Archives: Pet Care

5 Reasons to Protect your Dog’s Feet from Burns

Summer has arrived, and it's time to remind dog owners and pet sitters about the dangers of hot pavement.  Most people assume that a dog's feet are tough enough to handle hot sidewalks and streets.  While it's true that their foot pads are generally tougher than your feet and mine, they are not nearly tough…
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Why Every Dog Needs a Muzzle

One tool that every dog owner should have is a properly fitted muzzle for their dog. Obviously, if you have a dog that has a problem with fear or aggression you need to use a muzzle to keep the public safe. However, even if you have the sweetest of dogs you should still have a…
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine's Day, show your furry friends you love them. Spoil them, shower them with gifts and attention, take them out for dinner and a romp through the dog park. But no candy.  Nuff said. About Bewaggle:  Bewaggle is a brand new KIND of pet sitting company, unique in the entire nation! Bringing a new…
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My poor dog has an ear infection

Fiona, the Corporate Puppy - now 3 years old - has an ear infection for the second time, and it made me wonder why our other dog - now 11 years old - has never had one.  So I decided I needed to learn more about what causes ear infections in dogs, and how to…
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Controlling Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and ticks are not just a nuisance. They can pose a serious health risk to your pets and your human family as well. So controlling them isn't something you, as a pet owner, should take lightly.  The trouble is, there are dozens of products on the market that claim to kill and/or prevent these…
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Choosing a crate for your dog

Your dog's crate is his den - his safe haven. And it will be his den for many years to come. So picking the right one is important. The crate (or kennel, as it is sometimes called) should be about the size of your dog. He should be able to stand up and lie down…
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Choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste for your pet

It’s important to brush your pets’ teeth on a regular basis for their heath. You should use a little rubber finger brush as an introduction to teeth brushing. Let him lick a little of the toothpaste off of the brush so that he knows what it is and that it tastes good. Start with brushing…
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