Should You Cut Your Pet’s Hair This Summer?

Should You Cut Your Pet’s Hair This Summer

With the blistering summer heat here to stay, you may be wondering what you can do to help your pet cool down this Summer. You may be wondering if you should cut your pet’s hair this Summer to give them some relief. If your dog or cat has a thick fur coat, giving them a […]

Is My Pet Ready for a New Baby?

Is My Pet Ready for a New Baby

If you have a new baby coming home soon, many exciting changes are happening in your household. You’re likely thinking, “Is my pet ready for a new baby?” There are probably many thoughts running through your head, and some of them can be a little nerve-wracking, too. Introducing a new baby into a home where […]

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 […]

How to Tell If Your Pet Has Spring Allergies

Like humans, animals can easily become victim to those awful spring time allergies. Sneezing, itchiness and redness are just some of the symptoms that come along with pet allergies, and they can really put a damper on a beautiful spring day. Do you believe that your pet may have allergies as well? Are they displaying […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]