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Separation anxiety and how to prevent it

Worried about returning to work and stressing your pet? Learn how to avoid separation anxiety by helping your pet adjust to your new routine.

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Post-pandemic pet sitting revival

Pet sitting is busy right now, with travel, increased pet adoptions and returning to the office the main reasons. Find out more.

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Is chocolate bad for dogs?

Should you worry if your dog has eaten chocolate? Discover why chocolate is dangerous for dogs and what to do if your dog eats chocolate.

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German Shepherd | Dog Breed Information

German Shepherds are loyal, smart and brave dogs. Discover the history of the breed and what it takes to be a responsible owner.

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Pet hay fever and how to help relieve it

Both dogs and cats can experience hay fever in spring. Here are the symptoms to look out for and how to relieve your pet's itching.

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Why does my dog eat grass?

Does your dog eat grass? Why on earth do they do it, and is it a problem that you need to worry about? Find out more here.

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Essential oils and pets | is this safe?

Essential oils are super common and can be very dangerous for dogs and cats. Find out why, and what you can do to prevent poisoning.

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Is it ok to leave a dog home alone?

The length of time you can leave a dog alone depends on the age, personality and needs of your dog. Here is a guide to help you plan ahead.

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How to build trust as a pet sitter

How do you gain trust with your pet sitting clients when you are starting your business? Here are some tried and true ways that we know work.

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Dog boarding versus dog kennels

Find out what is meant by dog kennels and dog boarding, as well as tips for finding out which pet care arrangement suits your dog best.

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Pets as Christmas gifts | why this isn't a good idea

Puppies and kittens are super cute, but should you give one as a Christmas gift? Here is why you should rethink this and why.

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Indoor activities for dogs in winter

Your dog needn't miss out on playtime this winter! Here are some ideas for indoor activities for dogs when the weather is miserable.

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8 Easy Dog Training Tips

Aside from physical exercise, dogs also need mental stimulation each day. This is why it’s important to make dog obedience training part of your everyday routine.

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Apartment dogs | daily life enrichment

An apartment dog needs as much enrichment as any other dog. Here are so tips to keep your apartment dog happy and healthy in a small space.

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Dog depression | why is my dog sad?

Dog depression describes when a dog displays altered behaviour because of a low mood. Here are the signs to look out for and what you can do.

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How long can you leave a cat home alone?

Cats might seem super independent, but they have social, mental and physical needs just like any other pet. As such, it’s best that your cat has some company at least once every day in order to remain happy, safe and healthy. Here is why.

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Vegetables dogs can eat safely

Can dogs eat vegetables, and if so, which ones? Here is everything you need to know about feeding your dog veggies in a safe and healthy way.

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Home visits and dog walks | how long is ideal?

What exactly can you expect from your pet sitter? How long should home visits or and dog walks reasonably take? Find out here!

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Dog shedding | how to manage extra fur loss

Dog shedding can be messy business. What can you do to make things as comfortable as possible for your dog or cat, and what should you avoid?

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Home visits: what to expect from a pet sitter

Home visits are is a great pet sitting service to keep your pet company during the day. Find out more about what they include here.

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Dog breeds for small homes

There are several dog breeds that are adept at living in a compact space, whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard. Here are our top ten!

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A cat body language guide

How do you read cat body language? Learning how to do so is essential for all cat owners. Discover how to become a cat whisperer here!

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French Bulldog | Dog Breed Information

The French Bulldog, or 'Frenchy' as they are often known, is a charismatic and loyal dog breed. Here's how to keep yours happy and healthy.

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Dog washing tips and tricks

Knowing how to wash your pooch is an important part of dog ownership! Here are some tips on giving your dog a nice bath with minimal stress.

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Pet sitting | what it takes to be a great sitter

So, you love pets and want a fun part-time job? Perhaps pet sitting is right for you! Here's what it takes to be a successful pet sitter.

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Chihuahua | Dog Breed Information

Chihuahua's are compact, feisty little dogs with loads of personality and love to give. Discover how to keep them happy and healthy here.

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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

Heatstroke in dogs can lead to coma and fatality. Here's what you need to do if a dog in your care suffers from heatstroke.

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What is the right cat litter for my cat or kitten?

It might take some experimenting to find the right cat litter because each cat and owner has unique needs and priorities.

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Puppy biting - how to stop it?

Train your puppy to stop biting you. 6 methods you can use to reduce puppy biting behaviours and encourage good behaviour.

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Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print

Actions such as purchasing pet food, managing your pet's waste and choosing your pet all have an environmental impact. Here's how to reduce that impact.

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