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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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Is dog walking safe when it's hot?

How hot is TOO hot when it comes to dog walking? Is it dangerous to walk your dog in the heat? Here are some tips for safe summer walks.

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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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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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Is my dog too dependent?

Worried that your dog is too dependent on you? Every dog can benefit from more independence! Here's how to train your dog to be less needy.

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Dog dementia | prevention and treatment

Just like us humans, dogs can get dementia in their older years. Here is a guide to diagnosing and preventing dementia in your senior dog.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to keep your pet warm in the winter

Learn how to keep your pet warm in winter. This is especially important for older pets, young pets, short-fur breeds and smaller animals.

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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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How to clean your dog’s ears

It's important to know how to safely clean your dog's ears and the signs to look out for to spot an infection. Here's what you need to know.

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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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Pug | Dog Breed Information

Pugs are the original lap dogs. They love cuddles but are also cheeky and fun-loving. Learn how to keep your pug happy and healthy for life.

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Does my dog really love me?

Do you sometimes wonder 'does my dog really love me?' Scientific evidence says yes! Here's how you can tell from your dog's behaviour.

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Choosing a puppy - 5 questions to consider

Choosing a puppy and bringing it home is a lifelong commitment. Instead of choosing based on looks, here are some factors you should consider.

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Tips for camping with your dog

Many animal lovers enjoy a holiday in the great outdoors; camping in beautiful surroundings. But what should you keep in mind if you decide to share your tent or caravan with your faithful friend?

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Staycation holidays in New Zealand with your pet

What are staycations and why are they so popular? Here is what you need to know about staycation holidays and how to enjoy one with your pet!

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Beagle | Dog Breed Information

Beagles are friendly, energetic dogs that make great family pets. Here is everything you need to know to keep your Beagle happy and healthy.

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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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Best family dog breeds for your home

The best family dog breeds are calm, friendly and trainable. But it also depends on your lifestyle, time and energy levels!

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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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