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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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Dog Walking in NYC

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...

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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

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...

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Caring for a Newborn Puppy: The First 8 Weeks

Caring for a newborn puppy


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...

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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 needs a visit to the vet. With pet insurance, you pay the vet directly and the Insurance Company will reimburse...

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How To Walk Your Dog After They are Neutered or Spayed

If you’re not sure how to care for your dog after they’ve been neutered or spayed, you’re not alone! Most importantly, the best thing to do is follow your vets advice. While it is important for dogs to have rest during this time, it’s also important for pups to get back into their routine and get some light exercise in. Vets advise...

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Going for walks is a great way to bond with your pup, and it’s a fantastic way to get them moving! Keeping in mind that different types of dogs require different types of exercise is super important when walking your pup! Some breeds have a lot more energy than others, and some breeds have trouble walking in the summer heat. Below, we’ll be going over what to look out for when it comes to walking your particular breed, how much exercise they should be getting, as well as some recommendations for keeping your pups cool during the summer months.


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