How to Tell if Your Cat is Sick

  It happens all too often, by the time an owner realizes their cat is sick, it is very sick. Cats tend to disguise their illnesses, and they even hide themselves when they’re ill. But many problems are best treated when they’re caught early, which means you are your cat’s most important health care provider. You’re the one […]

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Traveling? Do Not Leave Your Pet Cat at Home Alone

Maybe you’re thinking it’s time to get away and take a vacation. If you have a cat, you might be asking yourself if you can leave your cat home alone while you’re away? There are many good reasons not to leave your cat home alone, here are some reasons why and how to find a […]

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Dog on Dog Aggression

Dog aggression can be a major dog problem for owners. Dog aggression stems from either a dog’s frustration level or its dominance tendencies. A dog’s frustration comes from a lack of dog exercise, and the dog’s dominance comes from a lack of calm-assertive leadership. I often hear people incorrectly blaming the breed for dog aggression. […]

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How to Prevent Your Cat from Getting Diabetes

Approximately 1 in 400 cats is diagnosed with feline diabetes every year, making this disease a growing concern among veterinarians and pet owners alike.  Like diabetes in humans, feline diabetes is preventable and treatable; you can manage it through proper care and medical attention. Feline diabetes is essentially the cat version of sugar diabetes. Not […]

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Why Is My Cat Missing the Litter Box? Part Three

Social Issues In this last segment of why cats miss the litter box blogs, we will look at the causes resulting from social issues. Social issues tend to occur more rarely than other causes.  It is normal for cats to mark.  Cats do head and cheek rubbing, for example, on doorways and even on owners […]

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Why Is My Cat Missing the Litter Box? Part Two

Litter Box and Management Issues In this series of blogs, we will look at the causes resulting in your cat missing the litter box as it relates to the management of the litter box itself. This second group of reasons cats miss the litter box includes the box, the type of litter used, and location of […]

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Why Is My Cat Missing the Litter Box?

Medical Issues In this series of blogs, we will look at the causes resulting in your cat missing the litter pan. Possible causes include medical issues, litter pan and management issues, and social or behavioral issues. In this segment, we will focus on medical issues and address the other issues in subsequent blogs. If you […]

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File Archival Tips for Pet Sitters

In this segment of using effective organizational skills, this blog concerns managing your file archival for clients that are no longer using your services. There are a variety of reasons why clients may no longer use your pet sitting service. The most common results from clients moving their residence outside your local pet sitting territory. […]

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Essential Key Management for Pet Sitters

In the second segment of using effective organizational skills, this blog concerns managing your clients’ keys.  There are a variety of key management systems that pet sitters use. The two most prominent systems utilized by pet sitting companies are: An organized key chain system that is kept with the pet sitter while out on pet […]

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Details Matter When Scheduling With Your Pet Sitter

Designing and implementing good organizational skills is probably the single most important component for running a successful pet sitting business. Obviously, being a pet lover is a very important attribute that is needed and desired in this consumer service industry.  However, being a pet lover is totally without merit unless good effective organizational skills are […]

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