Recognizing Stress In Your Pet

Much like humans, pets are in danger of being affected by stress. Is your pet acting unusual, does it seem anxious or depressed? Then stress could be the cause. In fact, experiencing stress could cause health complications in your pet, and can lead to larger problems. Read on to learn how to spot the signs indicating […]

4 Poisonous Plants to Watch Out for Your Dogs and Cats

The dog days of summer are upon us, and our favorite dogs, cats and their owners are enjoying their time together out in the sun. We all love this fun time together with our best buddies, but it’s important to remember to always be vigilant during walks and playtime. There is always a threat that […]

Calming An Anxious Cat

No one likes to see their favorite feline friend constantly scared and anxious in their home. While it’s natural for cats to feel initially uneasy in a new environment or around new people, they should eventually come out of their shell and become comfortable. However, if you feel like your kitty is overly skittish and […]

Preventing Heartworm in Your Pets

Now that the weather is getting warmer, pets and pet owners alike tend to spend more time outside enjoying the welcoming spring temperatures. We love to take our dogs on long “walkies,” and maybe even to their favorite dog park, but we’re not the only ones who come out of hibernation during these warm months. […]

Why Your Dog Licks You

Many of us have either experienced it or seen it – a dog licking its owner is very common. There are many different reasons to why a dog might lick, but what is the phycology and meaning behind it? At TOP TAILS® Dog Walking & Pet Sitting, we have the answer! If your dog is licking you, it […]

Do Pets Get Colds?


For humans, catching a cold is very common with weather changes and winter slowly approaching. But what about our furry friends? Can cats and dogs get colds? The answer is yes. Have you ever caught your pet sniffling, sneezing, coughing, or rubbing watery eyes? These are all indicators that your pet has caught a cold; and […]

Avoiding Dangerous Holiday Hazards!

Decorating for the holidays is always fun and festive, but many forget how easily your pet can be injured by these decorations. It’s vital to keep in mind what the potential dangers to your pets may be and how it can be avoided. Your Christmas Tree – Securely anchor your Christmas tree so it doesn’t […]

Why Table Scraps Aren’t Good for Your Pets

Holiday get-togethers are frequent during the winter months, and usually with them come a lot of food. When it comes to our furry friends, it’s easy to see why we and our friends and family want to share he abundant food. Our pets flash their sad looks and puppy-dog eyes, and our hearts just melt! […]

Watch Out For Fleas and Ticks This Fall

Nothing is worse than watching your pets become itchy and irritated from fleas, or worse – having your pet contract diseases from ticks that are difficult to find and remove from your fluffy friend! There are a variety of ways to protect your pet from fleas and ticks! We have some helpful advice on keeping […]

Ensuring a Safe Halloween for You and Your Pets!

Halloween is always a fun time of year for everyone. The celebrations, decor, costumes, and children going door to door for candy can be very festive and enjoyable. However, it can also be a very stressful time for our furry friends. In all of the excitement, we might forget about how our pets react to […]