Pet care

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They're not human, but they're definitely family.

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What to look for in your next dog sitter

If you’re a dog owner actively seeking pet care, zeroing in on that special someone to take care of your pooch can be daunting, especially if you have high standards like most of us do. However, once you know what to look for,  finding the perfect caregiver will feel... more

11 jobs working with animals — and how much money you can make

The day you realize you can’t make a living snuggling your pets in bed is a sad day indeed. But if you have a pile of bills to pay and a lifelong connection to animals, you can consider a career where you can be surrounded by fur full time. A... more

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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 most exciting chore ever... more

101 dog facts to delight and fascinate animal lovers

They say dogs are humans’ best buds, but how much do we really know about our furry four-legged friends? From the one breed that doesn’t bark to the real (adorable) reason pups love to curl up in a ball shape, here are 101 fun dog facts that will only make... more

Pet sitter or boarding kennel: Which is right for your dog?

Bags packed — check. Boarding passes printed — check. Ride to airport scheduled — check. Arrangements for Fido — uh oh! Whether your dog is an energetic pup or an older fellow, making preparations for a pet's care during your absence can be stressful and overwhelming. The decision between hiring an... more

Beyond dog walking: 8 pet care services you can ask your dog walker to do

Whether you're working long hours or taking care of your little ones, there are times it can be difficult to give your canine companion all the attention you know they deserve. Unfortunately, there are only 24 hours in a day, and there are weeks where you just can't manage... more

The ultimate dog sitter checklist

You wish you could bring your pets with you when you travel, but sometimes it just isn't possible. Hiring a pet sitter to stay at your home can help make the time you're away a little less stressful for your pet and ease your mind. To make sure... more

25 reasons dogs are the best pets on Earth

If you're a dog owner, you probably already know just how awesome dogs are. They fill your life with love, loyalty, fur and plenty of reasons to smile. Here are just a few more of the amazing and adorable reasons why dogs are the best pets in the world... more