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Last Minute Dog Walks and How They Work

Definitions of what is considered to be “last minute” vary from person to person! We will have some clients who may reach out to us a month in advance to schedule dog walks and apologize that it is last minute (which it is not!) and others who may reach out an hour or two before a dog walk is needed to see if someone is available to walk their dog (which we are always more than happy to try and arrange :-)). 
A last minute walk at...
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Dog Friendly Pumpkin Patches | NYC

1. Elwood Pumpkin Farm | 1500 E Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, NY 11743

They are Long Islands most western pumpkin farm. Unlike most other farms in the area, their pumpkins are grown in their fields. You are invited to...
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Picking the Right Toy for your Dog

Picking the Right Toy for your Dog


Toys keep our dogs happy and active throughout the day and are great bonding tools when it’s play time. For dogs, playing and chewing are an innate and natural behavior so it’s essential to have a few different options on hand for your dog. Plus, every dog will have their personal preference and favorites.

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7 Signs your Dog Loves You

Did you ask your dog to be your Valentine? If so, you may be wondering if the feeling is truly reciprocated! Well, dogs have a lot of ways to show they care, although they might be slightly different from humans in showing their affection! If you are wondering if your doggie truly loves you, keep reading for the tell tale signs! 


1. They get excited when you come home

A good indication that your dog loves you is how they react when you come home after being away for a while. Does their tail start wagging uncontrollably? Do they start...

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How To Find a Pet Sitter on Swifto.com

Hiring a dog walker is now easier than ever, Swifto’s simple website design makes hiring a dog walker as easy as a click of a button. This article walks through the simple steps from logging onto the computer to securing a professional dog walker.   
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What is it like to be a Dog Walker


Being a dog walker is a very fun and rewarding job, and the Swifto dog walkers are the best out there. A dog walker does a lot throughout the day, every dog has its own needs that the dog walker tends to.


            Being a dog walker means getting to spend your whole day walking around, exploring new areas, and getting to spend time out in nature. Almost all of our dog walkers have a consistent schedule and see the same dogs regularly. This regularity builds a great relationship between the dog and...

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5 Different Types of Dog Walks


            Although every dog walk may seem the same, they actually vary greatly depending on what you are trying to accomplish. Here is a list of five different types of dog walks and how they can benefit your dog.


Socialization Dog Walk

            The first type of dog walk is for socialization, during this type of dog walk the goal would be to meet other dogs. This is a super important type of dog walk because much like humans, dogs need to socialize with other dogs. This could be a dog walk around...

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10 Reasons Why You Need a Dog Sitter

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...

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Dog Tips by Neighborhood

New York City

Tips for walking a dog in NYC

How to successfully walk your dogs in New York City with the hustle and bustle of the city.

Dog guide to NYC

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