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Amy Jamieson

Canton, CT

I'm a mom, animal lover, and writer living in beautiful Collinsville, Connecticut.

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America’s 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds — And What You Need To Know About Them

America’s love of Labs runs deep. For the 28th consecutive year, the Labrador retriever has been named the most popular dog breed in the U.S. by the American Kennel Club. With registrations for this breed expanding in 2018 for the sixth consecutive year, clearly these barking beauties continue to... more

Pet Sitting Insurance: Benefits, Policies And Costs

If you’re making a living as a pet sitter, there are certain things you need to do to prove you’re the real deal and a professional who takes your job seriously. Launching a website, securing good advertising and having positive customer reviews may come to mind, but even more important... more

How Much Do Dog Walkers Make? All The Factors To Consider

If you’re planning a career in dog walking — because dogs are totally your spirit animal — there may be only one thing stopping you from making the leap: money. How much do dog walkers make? What you’ll earn as a dog walker varies, depending on where you live, how... more

The 9 Best Pets For Kids — And How To Choose One

It’s an exciting time — your family is about to get bigger! Soon there will be somebody barking, meowing or even hopping around your house, keeping the kids company and making lots of memories. But before you get sucked into a flurry of new pet selfies, we’re here to ask... more

21 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog

There is no cuter copilot than a canine — and for most people, no more amenable friend. After all, is there any person on the planet who thinks a road trip to the city dump is an adventure, or that breaking down cardboard boxes is the best thing ever? Doing... more

My Dog’s Stomach Is Gurgling! Causes, Concerns And When To See A Vet

At its most severe, it can sound like a freight train moving through your living room. When it’s mild, it chugs more like a small model train. We’re referring to that gurgling noise coming from your dog’s tummy, and, just FYI, it actually has a name. It’s called borborygmi, and... more

The Dog Gestation Period: Symptoms, Pregnancy Care And Puppy Prep

Are congratulations in order? If your dog is about to become a mom, the dog gestation period can be equally exciting and nerve-racking. Like any first-timer, you’ll have questions that need answers — such as, how long are dogs pregnant, how do you care for a pregnant dog and what... more

10 Medium-Sized Dog Breeds That Are Great For Families

Nothing too big, nothing too small — so, you’ve decided that a medium-sized pooch may be the perfect fit for your family. How big are we talking? Medium-sized usually falls somewhere between 30 to 60 pounds. There are many breeds — not to mention mixed breeds — that could bring... more