Back to School? Don’t Forget the Pets

Kids heading back to school? A new school year might be exciting for students — and maybe a relief to moms and dads — but for the pets, such a big shakeup in the family routine can be seriously upsetting. Here are a few tips to help ease the back-to-school transition for your four-legged family […]

Winter Weather Precautions

Freezing temperatures and inclement weather are a threat to not only humans, but pets as well, so Pet Sitters International (PSI) advises pet owners to take some simple precautions this winter to ensure their pets stay safe. PSI, the world’s leading educational association for professional pet sitters, advises pet owners to only use the services […]

Back-to-School Separation Anxiety

In households with school-aged kids, summers are typically full of fun for everyone in the family – including the dog. But what happens when the kids head back to school in the late summer and the house is suddenly quiet and lonely? With this sudden change in daily routine, your dog  may experience depression or separation […]

Last-Minute Summer Trip – Tips For Pet Owners

Travelers planning last-minute summer trips can book hotel stays and plane tickets in a snap thanks to sites like Expedia and booking apps such as HotelTonight, but for pet owners, there is one important item on the checklist that can take some time: securing reliable pet care. Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s largest educational […]

Winter Hazards and Holiday Dangers To Pets

Dear Pet Parents, The cold weather is here and the holidays are fast approaching. It’s that time of the year to take extra precautions to keep our fur babies safe from winter hazards and holiday dangers. Winter Hazards Hypothermia: Your pet may look warm and cozy in its fur coat but they are still prone […]

Pet Of The Week – Maggie

Maggie We were living in Hong Kong when Maggie came into our lives. I had a dog with heart problems so we frequented the vet. During one of my vet visits, I heard this screaming meow like I’d never heard before and had to inquire. The vet staff brought me to a 4 month old […]

Ask the Vet: Can I Prep My Pet for Winter?

Q: How can I best prepare my cat and dog for the colder weather? A: Most pets are able to tolerate most weather in the colder months, as long as they have had time to acclimate. Extreme weather conditions are an exception. If extreme cold or severe weather is headed your way, pets should be […]

Why Are So Many Millennials Opting For Pets Instead of Parenthood?

When they say there’s two types of people in this world, cat-people and dog-people, I fall staunchly in support of the pooch. It seems, cat and dog people also tend to self-segregate because in the last year since I finally adopted my own four-legged fur baby I’ve had five close friends pick my brain about […]

Pets Of The Week – Cassie & Daisy

Fun loving cousins! Little Bay Pet Services has been walking Cassie for more than two years now on a weekly basis since she was a puppy. Cassie is an extremely quiet, yet sweet West Highland Terrier. She excitedly waits at the top of the stairs when her pet sitter Linda arrives…with her tail always wagging! […]

Don’t Make These 5 New Dog Owner Mistakes

I love meeting first-time dog owners. They’re so enthusiastic about their pups — or their adult dogs, if they’ve adopted from a shelter. I want to do everything I can to make sure they get off on the right paw with their new pet. Because I talk to so many of them, I see some […]