October 13, 2017

I've had many clients at Preferred Pet Sitter that battle daily between multiple cat households. There is always one overweight cat in the bunch that acts as the school yard bully stealing the others snacks. And generally, it's not just a few pounds the cat gains from...

August 1, 2017

Every year we get two to three requests for wedding day related pet care. The trend began 4 years ago, and was a surprising extension to my pet sitting business. It all began with a group of three small schnauzers whose entire family were going to be away at a wedding...

June 14, 2017

Anal Glands: What are they exactly? Where are they? And is my veterinarian making them up a mythical medical concern to add expenses? Anal glands are indeed real! They consist of two pouches located on the inside of your dogs rear end. Think of it as looking at a clock...

May 1, 2017

Ten years ago, back when I was a younger and a freshly graduated high school student- I felt it was time to begin caring for a furry being. My mom and I walked past a local pet supplies store that was hosting a pet adoption event. I had always dreamed of owning a black...

March 16, 2017

I'm always on the search for the next puzzle toy for my dogs. I have an intelligent tough chewer girl and an average boy who I'll be honest when I say he's a little 'slow' sometimes. This allows us to have a wonderfully wide variety of dog toys for everything in betwee...

February 17, 2017

Do you really think I need a dog walker? Isn't that just for inner city dogs? Surely, my dog is too rowdy- you simply couldn't handle him! These are just a few questions and comments we receive from inquiring new clients! While not a new concept by any means, dog walki...

February 10, 2017

You're at the vets office when you find out that Fluffy needs pill medications in the upcoming days. The technician goes over how to give them, and she makes it look super easy because she does it twenty times a day. You pay for your visit and head home. It's bedtime...

January 8, 2017

Baby its cold outside! What to do with that rowdy pup on these long winter days? Consider a few games to play together to work your bond!

Puzzle toys are wonderful tools to use. You can purchase Kong brand , Busy Buddy toys, Jolly Pets Monster Mouth, and Nina Ottosson b...

December 30, 2016

As a Veterinary Technician since 2008, I can say it is always best to trust your beloved pet to an insured professional. A pet sitter can recognize changes in your pets behavior, a possible emergency situation, administer medications properly, and understand their indi...

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