Tips to Spot and Prevent Dehydration in Pets

Water. Do you even give it a second thought as you fill your pet’s bowl with it? You should. For all of us – humans, cats, dogs – water is what we’re made of. Depending on age and species, some 60 to 80 percent of the body is water. The elixir of life is a […]

Pets Of The Week – Bear, Blue & Abby

Abby is always excited when her sitters Kim and Linda visit. When the sitters arrive she greets them with various welcoming sounds. Abby enjoys a good conversation and if you are lucky she will dance for you. Put on some good music and she will really put on a show by flipping upside down and […]

Why Does My Dog Like to Roll in Grass?

Ever wonder why your dog likes to roll around in grass? Sometimes he looks like he is having a good time, while other times he looks as if he is trying to rub something off of him. The truth is, rolling in the grass probably serves several functions. It very well may be a way […]

Pets of the Week – Sarah Bear, Trixie Pixie and Sasha

Meet Sarah Bear, Trixie Pixie and Sasha, our featured pets of the week. Little Bay Pet Services sitters Kim, Luanne and Heather really enjoy visiting these sweet girls when their pet parents go on vacation. Sarah Bear (black cat) is the congenial one of the group. She is guaranteed to be the first to greet […]

7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Cool this Summer

As the weather kicks it up a notch, the natural tendency can be to get everyone up and out of the house, pets included. While spending more time outdoors can be a great source of exercise and fun for all involved, it’s essential to be wary of heat exhaustion in your animals. “Being covered by […]

Pets Of The Week – Mac & Fenway

Kim first met Mac eight years ago, making him the pet she has known the longest. Their relationship started when Mac’s owner called Little Bay Pet Services when he was just 6 months old. Mac had been going to doggie daycare but was asked to leave since he nipped the daycare attendant when she tried […]

10 Ways To Remove Ticks From Your Dog

It’s no fun having to remove ticks from your dog during the spring and summer months. Not only are these blood-suckers nasty to look at, all filled up with your pet’s hard won blood as they are, they are also notoriously difficult to dislodge, making it so you have to get up close and personal […]

Pets of the Week: Stoli & Chaquitos

Meet Stoli and Chaquitos, our featured “Pets of the Week.” Little Bay Pet Services has had the pleasure of taking care of Stoli and Chaquitos since 2008 when their pet parents go on vacations. Stoli is a very regal cat who loves to play with string. He is a very friendly boy and enjoys visits with his pet […]

Pet-sitter Precautions: Getting Vacation Peace Of Mind

Don’t let setting up reliable care for dogs, cats, birds and other pets be an afterthought When vacations beckon, finding reliable care for a beloved family pet is too often an afterthought, a detail to be left to a friend, neighbor or the teenager down the block. It shouldn’t be, experts warn, and disasters can […]

Benefits of Using a Pet Sitter

Using a professional pet sitter reaps benefits for both pets and pet parents. Once you experience professional pet care in your home, you’ll never worry about being away from your pet again. For the Pets: Benefits to your pets include: Staying at home in his/her safe, secure environment Being surrounded by familiar sights, smells and […]