An Open Letter to Pet Owners During the COVID-19 Crisis

This is a letter from PSI, Pet Sitters International, the professional pet sitting organization to which Pampered Pups belongs to. It eloquently expresses what all of us in the industry are feeling during this difficult time.  Pet Sitters International (PSI) was founded in 1994 and over the years we’ve received countless emails and phone calls […]

National Pet Dental Health Month

It’s February, which means it is time to celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month! Taking care of your pet’s teeth is just as important as taking care of your own teeth. Studies have shown that only about 2% of dog owners brush their dog’s teeth everyday.  You wouldn’t only brush your teeth every once in […]

The Importance of Emotional Support Animals

With changing rules and regulations, it’s crucial to bring awareness to how important an emotional support animal is to someone who actually needs it.  What is an Emotional Support Animal? An emotional support animal or “ESA” is an animal prescribed by a mental health care professional in order to help a patient cope with their […]

Five Holiday Gifts for Pets and Their Humans

Since pets are often considered members of the family, it’s important to consider your animal friends when buying gifts! With the holidays right around the corner, now is the time to make sure you’ve checked everyone off of your list, including your pets! Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification Dog DNA Test Kit – This dog DNA […]

Thanksgiving safety tips

Although Thanksgiving may seem harmless, it’s important to keep a few things in mind when celebrating around pets.  With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s highly important to remember these things to keep your pet as safe as possible, and avoid high vet bills. Not only are there foods to avoid, but it’s also crucial to watch […]

National Adopt A Senior Pet Month

Do you have the special qualities it takes to adopt a senior pet? Millions of animals enter shelters every year, and many of those animals are seniors. It’s very common for senior pets to not be adopted, because people are afraid to take on the responsibility. Little do people know that senior pets make amazing […]

Keeping your furry friends safe on the spookiest night of the year

There’s some very important information to remember on Halloween to keep your pets safe.  Everyone knows that chocolate is bad for dogs, but there’s likely things people wouldn’t think twice about before giving to their pets. Take raisins for instance, they’re healthy for us, but can very easily cause kidney failure in dogs. Other things […]

The newest controversy in dog health: to fix or not to fix?

Recent research shows that having your pup fixed might not be the healthiest option anymore Ever since the 70’s when Bob Barker started reminding us to spay or neuter our pets, it’s been the norm to have them sterilized. But now, according to new research, having your dog fixed could be linked to things such […]

Beat the Heat: PART 2

Here at Pampered Pups Dog Sitting, with it being summertime, we wanted to share some tips and hacks for everyone who has a beloved pet. So here is part two to our Beat the Heat series, to help every pet parent and owner break through the blazing hot summer months with easy and simple tricks.  Frozen […]

Beat the Heat

Here at Pampered Pups Dog Sitting, with it being summertime, we wanted to share some tips and hacks for everyone who has a beloved pet. Everyone loves to play and relax on vacation in these summer months, but you should keep your pet’s safety (and yours) in mind while also having a fun time!   […]