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My Services During The Pandemic

People are beginning to travel again!

I’ve been available, but haven’t been needed this spring. I’m just sitting at home, poised to leap into action if a client needs me to care for their furry family members because they suddenly go into hospital or has to travel. But for several months I’ve had no pet . . . → Read More: My Services During The Pandemic

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Safety First (Covid-19 & Companion Animals)

Tough to resist Lily smooshing her face into my lips!

(Most recent update: October 8.)

Let’s stay informed and avoid panicking. As I learn new info about Covid-19 or SARS-CoV-2 regarding our little ones, I’ll share it in the comments below.

I’ve had no known exposure, no symptoms, no clients telling me they have . . . → Read More: Safety First (Covid-19 & Companion Animals)

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Avoid Turning Water Into Whine (Automated Garden Irrigation)

One of the things I love about pet sitting is that I get to use many different household products and discover their effectiveness without actually buying them myself. Garden watering products are one category of product I’ve appreciated learning about over the years. I’ve seen lots of products break or wear out faster than others. . . . → Read More: Avoid Turning Water Into Whine (Automated Garden Irrigation)

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Ant Misbehavin’ (Pet-Safe Ant Deterrents and Poisons)

As long as I’ve been a professional pet sitter, I’ve been helping people keep their dog and cat food dishes free of ants. So for years I’ve been implementing non-toxic, safe deterrent methods. Only recently did I have my own ant problem at my own home which led me to research how to kill off . . . → Read More: Ant Misbehavin’ (Pet-Safe Ant Deterrents and Poisons)

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Oiling Point Of Fur Mats (Using Olive Oil To Remove Clumps Of Matted Fur)

My favorite technique for removing furry mats from dogs and cats is to apply olive oil to the base of the mat. Then just sit back and wait for the mat to fall off on its own. If you apply enough oil to the right spot, the mat will just fall off within a few . . . → Read More: Oiling Point Of Fur Mats (Using Olive Oil To Remove Clumps Of Matted Fur)

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