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Another Dog Food Company Has Recalled Food Tainted With a Euthanasia Drug

As always, please do the research on what you feed your pups!! And if you have a bag of this stuff in your house, ditch it! Regardless of what the ‘dose’ may be, better to be safe than sorry!! from La Pawtite http://ift.tt/2C6HNwn via IFTTT

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Do or Dye

I have recently been made aware of a trend in doggy fashion - dying the fur of your pup. I had never heard of such a thing until it became a recent topic of discussion among Pet Sitters International members in our Facebook forum. Some people said they dye their own dog's fur and it… Continue reading Do or Dye

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Why We Don’t “Ignore the Cat”: Pet Sitters and Requests for Partial Care

One of our policies here at La Pawtite is that we provide pet care on a daily basis during our sitting assignments. That may not seem like it needs to be said, but you'd be surprised. There are often what we call "ignore the cat" requests in our line of work; many sitters have encountered… Continue reading Why We Don’t “Ignore the Cat”: Pet Sitters and Requests for Partial Care

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie; Safety Tips for Families with Dogs and Children

Let’s not get bogged down in too many statistics here; suffice it to say that the number of dog bites that occur annually are overwhelmingly experienced by children. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the odds that a dog bite victim will be a child are 3.2 to 1.  Most of these… Continue reading Let Sleeping Dogs Lie; Safety Tips for Families with Dogs and Children

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La Pawtite Pawd-Cast : Holiday Special

We thought it would be a great idea to put pen to paper and throw some helpful hints that we talked about in the latest La Pawtite Pawd-cast Holiday Special. You can find it on iTunes and Google Play right now! Guests Holiday season means a LOT of invited (and uninvited!) guests coming to your… Continue reading La Pawtite Pawd-Cast : Holiday Special

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The Dangers of Collars

Have you ever considered the safety of your dog's collar? We didn't think twice about using a conventional clasp collar until we came across some very alarming statistics by veterinarians reporting collar related injuries and even deaths. How could something as simple as a collar endanger the lives of our babies? There are only a… Continue reading The Dangers of Collars