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10 Reasons why you need a dog sitter


A dog sitter is helpful for many different situations, emergencies may pop up, or you need to head out on a weekend getaway. Below are ten reasons why you need a dog sitter.


If you are working from home then you know that things can be even more stressful than being in the office and having a busy schedule only adds to that stress. If you find yourself having to be by your computer...

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Dog Tips by Neighborhood

New York City

Tips for walking a dog in NYC

Dog guide to NYC

Best places to walk your dog in NYC

Dog trainers in NYC

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Puppy Walkers


Walking a puppy is different than walking an adult dog. Walking an adult dog can be a “walk in the park”. They are trained, they know the routine, and they are used to dog walks. With a puppy, a simple dog walk can be a bit of a challenge, they are not used to dog walks, they do not have a dog walking routine, and they are still working on training. Here is a list of some differences between walking an adult dog and a puppy.


Stamina is High

It can take a lot longer for a puppy to tire out versus an adult dog. Adult dogs or older...

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10 Reasons your Dog Needs Exercise

As dog owners, we want to give our furry friends the best possible lifestyle. Exercise is an extremely important factor in the wellbeing of your dog. Incorporating a daily dog walk into you and your pup’s routine will bring them happiness and better health. Here are ten of the top reasons why your dog needs exercise!


It Keeps your Dog Happy!

Being outside is a huge mood booster for your dog. The fresh air can brighten their day and give them a break from being inside. Also, exercise releases endorphins which improves their mood! Just like humans, dogs are at risk of...

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Dog Walking in NYC

Walking a dog in New York City can be calming and relaxing, however if your dog will not pee on the concrete, or gets scared of traffic, walking a dog can quickly turn into a stressful activity. Here are some tips on how to make a dog walk successful in New York City.

            As much as we love New York City, it is not known for being the cleanest city, and one of its’ many reputations is that...

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How to Choose the Best Dog Walker for your Dog


Picking out the best dog walker for your dog(s) can be super stressful, but it does not need to be. Using these tips and tricks when you interview a potential dog walker can assure that you have the best walker to fit your and your dog’s needs.


The first question to ask is how experienced are they with dogs? Your dog is like your child, and you want to make sure that they are in the best care possible. Ask the...

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Hiring a Pet Sitter in Miami


Whether you’re going on vacation to Miami or are living there permanently, here are some considerations to take into account when hiring a pet sitter in Miami.

            One of the most important criteria when looking for a pet sitter is if they have extensive experience with a variety of dog breeds and temperaments. Your dog is like your child, and you want to make sure they will be able to really care and love for...

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Caring for a Newborn Puppy: The First 8 Weeks

When thinking about having a new puppy, it is easy to get lost in the magical idea of the cute and cuddly friend you are bringing into your home. While having a new puppy is a very exciting and magical time, it also comes with a lot of responsibility. Newborn puppies are a lot like human babies- they need constant care and attention. If you are taking care of a newborn puppy, it can be overwhelming making sure you give it the best care....

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Which type of Pet Insurance is right for you?

Not sure which insurance is the best for you and your pet? Look no further! We’ve compiled an extensive list of the top ten best insurances and what each covers, so you can feel prepared and at ease in case your pup...

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