I can't really come up with something more horrifying than losing a loved one, be it pet or family member. But that's what happened to a gentleman who lived close to my parents, earlier in December 2017. This man adopted a beautiful Boxer, only to have the Boxer escape and run out of the house… Continue reading A Heartwarming Tail (Tale)
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
We all know how important daily exercise is for not only ourselves but for our dogs as well. But with our busy schedules and long days it can often be difficult to find the time or motivation to fit in 30 minutes of daily exercise time. During the days of my corporate life when my… Continue reading Daily Dog Walks
We are raising money to help support the Frederick County Humane Society. This is such a great organization that makes it possible for many families in our area take care of the pets they love. 100% of all money raised is sent directly to FCHS. You can find La Pawtite's Fundraising page over at… Continue reading Help support our local Humane Society!
Podcasts. Everyone listens to them. It's a great distraction from monotonous activity like long driving commutes, walking on the treadmill, Thanksgiving supper (Hi Mom!!)... So we thought we would start our own! Granted, neither one of us has any experience with Podcasts. But with a glass of wine, and the microphone on...it turned out pretty… Continue reading The La Pawtite Pawd-cast!
Although we at La Pawtite care for pets of all kinds and sizes, we sometimes need to explain why we focus on small dogs. The answer is pretty simple - because our babies are small and that's what we've grown accustomed to ever since adopting them. Me, I'm simply a "dog person" not a "big… Continue reading Small Dogs
Halloween is one of the best times of year! We get to celebrate the change of seasons with pumpkins, costumes, scary stories and, of course, lots of candy! While our pets are joining in the fun of Halloween, it's our job as pet parents to make sure their holiday is a safe one. Here are… Continue reading Happy Halloween!