Keeping Fido Cool this Summer

During the hottest periods of the year, it is very important to stay hydrated and cool, both for you and your furry friend! Being that Heat Stroke is a real danger, (a study at a Hebrew University found out that half of canines who get it won’t survive), you want to make sure your dog […]

5 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Pets

  Now that 2016 has arrived, it’s the perfect time to make improvements in your own life and your pet’s! Whether your dog or cat is a little overweight or has a behavioral issue, you can help your furry friend to reform itself with these five simple new year’s resolutions for pets: Measure your pet’s […]

Winter Pet Care Tips from Top Tails

  Now that we’re on the cusp of winter, the staff here at Top Tails would like to take a moment to remind you of some key winter pet care tips: Bring outdoor cats inside. Though your cat might prefer the great outdoors, it’s important that you bring it inside–at least for the night–during the […]

How Can I Protect My Dog Against Heartworm Disease?

  If you’re a dog owner, chances are your vet has warned you about the dangerous effects of heartworm disease in pets: lung disease, heart failure, organ damage or even death. So what can you do to help your furry friend avoid this disease? Give your dog a preventative medication all year round. There are […]

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 […]

7 Foods That You Should Never Give to Your Cat or Dog

If you’re a pet owner, chances are you feed your dog or cat table scraps every once in a while. Though this habit is typically harmless when done in moderation, it’s important to think about what you’re feeding your pets and how it could affect them. In order to help you make sure you’re not […]

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 […]