Recognizing Stress In Your Pet

Recognizing Stress In Your Pet

Much like humans, pets are in danger of being affected by stress. As responsible pet owners, we must keep an eye on our pets to see if they are experiencing signs of stress and unease. Is your pet acting unusual? Do they seem anxious or depressed? Then stress could be the cause of their behavior. […]

8 Tips for Owners of Blind Dogs

  Sharing your home with a blind dog – whether it was born blind or lost its sight later in life – can be difficult and frustrating at times. However, there are many simple things you can do to make daily life easier for your family and your sightless canine pal: Always give your dog […]

6 Winter Items That Can Be Deadly to Pets

With every new season, different hazards arise for your pets. As the weather gets colder, outdoor cats need to be brought inside and dogs should begin wearing a sweater or coat on walks. But aside from temperature-related concerns, you also need to consider that many winter products and home decorations can be toxic to pets. […]

How to Keep Your Pets Safe on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to gather and celebrate the joys of family and friendship. But on this special day, it’s important to keep the safety of your pets in mind. As Turkey Day approaches, the staff here at Top Tails Dog Walking & Pet Sitting would like to share a few pet care tips for […]

5 Tips for Protecting Your Pets During Home Improvements

  When it’s time to fix up your house, you need to think about how the renovation process will affect your pets. Specifically, you should make accommodations to ensure the safety and happiness of your furry friends. To do so, consider these five things: Does your home’s paint contain lead? If it was built before […]

4 Ways to Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

In order to keep your dog or cat happy and healthy, it’s important to care for its teeth. Not sure how to do so? Take a look at these 4 essential steps for promoting dental hygiene in your pets: Make toothbrushing a habit. One of the most effective things you can do to keep your […]

Tips for Helping Your Pets Transition Into Fall

As summer winds down and the weather begins to get cooler, there are a few things that you should do to help your pets get ready for autumn: Increase the amount of food you give your cat or dog. It takes more energy for animals to stay warm in cold weather. Therefore, your pet will […]

The 7 Quietest Dog Breeds

  While all dogs make noise, some dogs make a lot more noise than others. Whether you live in an apartment with thin walls or you just like your peace and quiet, it may be preferable for you to have a dog that is on the quieter side. In order to help you in your […]

Simple Ways to Lessen Your Dog’s Anxiety About Being Groomed

Photo Credit: Shelley Groomer CCBY As any pet owner knows, it’s common for dogs to get a bit worked up when they go to the groomer. Upon realizing where it’s going, your dog may become anxious and begin panting, trembling, salivating, whining, and even vomiting. Luckily, there are many easy things that you can do […]

4 Surprising Ways You May Be Hurting Your Pet

When you own a cat or dog, you want to do everything you can to make sure that it stays healthy and happy. However, even the best owners sometimes make mistakes. But don’t fret – we’ve compiled a list of ways in which you could be unknowingly harming your dog or cat. This way, you […]