Home & Yard

Professional Pet-Sitter Perks

by Jessie Isbell • February 16, 2016

This week, March 1st -7th 2015, is Professional Pet-Sitters Week! Being a professional pet-sitter myself, I thought I should write a little about the different options you have for pet supervision while you are away from home, and the pros and cons of each so you can compare them. I Need a Dog-Sitter It can […]

Crate Training Guide: A Guide to Getting Your Dog Acquainted to a New Crate

by Billie Claire Campbell • February 16, 2016

Yes. Your puppy is adorable. And yes, it’s fun to have him running about the house and sleeping in the bed at night, but unless you enjoy cleaning up after your bundle of fur when he poops and tee tees in the floor, you’ll need to house train him. House training is probably the most […]

Bringing a New Pet Home

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

Adopting a new dog, cat or puppy is very exciting, but there are also many things to think about and consider leading up to the adoption and preparing to introduce your new dog to your home and any other dogs you already love. First, you need to prepare by getting some supplies. Even if you […]

Learning About Litter

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

When you are buying litter for the first time, here are a few things to consider. First of all, know that the most important determining factor in which litter you choose will end up being whether your cat likes it or not! If your cat will not use the litter, try a different style until […]

The Prevention Post: Say No to Fleas & Ticks

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

Fleas and ticks are no fun for you or your dog, and they can potentially be very harmful for your pet. It’s important to stop before venturing out into the beautiful weather and remember that protection against these pests is imperative. What are Your Options? There are all kinds of products on the market for […]

5 Reasons to Scoop Your Dog’s Poop

by Jessie Isbell • February 12, 2016

1. If you think your pet’s poop will “go away” on it’s own, possibly from disintegration or washing away from rain, you’re wrong. Instead, harmful, toxic bacteria seeps into the ground where it can live for weeks or months, or maybe longer, and contaminate our yards and water sources. You’re leaving a disease-ridden doggie pile for someone to step […]

Cats Rule the House this February!

by Jessie Isbell • February 12, 2016

Did you know that there are more pet cats than pet dogs in the US? Dogs get so much attention because they are loud and they demand it! On the other hand, cats are aloof and they want us to come begging them for their attention. We have the love of our dogs pretty much from […]