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How Much to Tip a Dog Sitter?

If your pet sitter takes exceptional care of your animals, should you tip them? Understanding how much to tip a dog sitter can be a challenge.

20 Crazy Dog Sitting Horror Stories

Using pet sitting or dog walking services done by professionals or simply asking friends to take your pet for a few days is a...

13 Ways to Prepare Before You Hire a Dog Walker

You need to leave and cannot take your pet with you. Boarding kennels are expensive and may even carry diseases. If family, friends cannot...

TOP #91: How to Choose the Right Dog Sitter

Samantha is talking with Laura Vorreyer, a pioneer of the dog walking business, who's sharing her experiences in the pet sitting business and provides tips.

15 Things to Know About Dog Hotels Before You Leave Your...

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at dog hotel may be the best choice. Booking your dog...

How Much to Tip for Dog Services [Infographic]

In the pet service industry, particularly when it comes to dog groomers, sitters and trainers, tipping is still unclear to most dog owners. It's...

Comparing the Best Dog Boarding Services: DogVacay / Rover vs Care...

Placing your dog in the care of someone else is worrying. Fortunately, there are many dog boarding and pet sitting services that offer personal...

15 Most Profitable Pet Business Ventures to Start Today

It’s only in the last couple of years that pet ventures have grown tenfold. People are cashing in on the love everyone has for...

Interview: Why You Need to Hire a Dog Sitter

Pet sitters are becoming a popular service, but many dog owners are unsure of just exactly what a pet sitter does. Depending on your...

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There are many fascinating dog myths and facts out there - some true, some false. These myths have been passed down by generations of...
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No pet owner ever wants to leave their pets behind, but traveling with dogs can sometimes be complicated. This is especially true when attempting...
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Some breeds can be predictable "stand-by dogs" as they watch a crime take place, but others are considered the best watch dogs for protection...
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9 Most Common Dog Health Issues

Veterinary medicine has made a lot of progress in predicting future health problems in dogs, and veterinarians (and owners) are now much more effective...
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5 Best Types of Crates for Dogs

There's many different types of crates for dogs: soft crates, plastic and wooden, metal crates, big or small, fold-able and not, heavy duty or...

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Wolves are icons of pack behavior. Their collective strength is greater than their individual efforts. As Rudyard Kipling put it, “for the strength of...
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Renal Diet for Dogs: A Guide on Feeding

Chronic kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition with the prevalence of 25% of dogs from veterinary clinics, with 9-16% mortality rate. Senior...
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Stomach Ulcer in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

The acids, proteolytic enzymes, and pepsin from the dog’s gastric lumen maintain the pH acidity level, which value is usually about 2. Any disturbance...
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25 Smart Dog Breeds That are Easy to Train

Pet owners often have breed requirements before adopting a dog: how easy they are to care for, how much exercise they need, how difficult...