Pet Pro Tip: cat grass

Does your cat stare longingly out the window? Do they attack your indoor plants with the ferocity of a lion on the veldt, tearing stem and leaf and petal like so much viscera? Pet Pro ...

Pet Pro Tip: Nutrition

Pet Pro Tip: Pet nutrition is important! Pets are family, but, despite what you may hear, you should not feed them like family. Table scraps are never a good idea. Processed, fried, high-fat foods can ...

Pet Pro Tip: Pre-bagged Food

We love feeding your pets and have trained in the finest canine, feline, and murine culinary traditions! Sometimes we get instructions like, Scooter gets 1/2 cup of food twice a day. But please save us ...

Pet Pro Tip: Tips

Tips are always appreciated, never expected. Cash is best, gift cards, pre-paid cards, or food are good too. Please leave a note, card, or envelope! We are in the habit of not taking things from ...

Pet Pro Tip: Plants

As the weather warms, we are happy to water your plants while you’re away. But only if you tell us to! If you have indoor or outdoor plants, make sure you leave instructions. For indoors, ...

More than a dog walker

We wear a lot of hats as pet sitters: security guard, photographer, mail carrier, cat psychologist, veterinary technician, bird entertainer, fitness coach, safety specialist, IT tech, obedience trainer, house cleaner, dish washer, groomer, writer, poet, ...

Pet Pro Tip: dog clothes

Sweaters, winter coats, and rain jackets for dogs sure are cute! But are they necessary? Pet Pro Tip: Sometimes. Let’s start indoors. A sweater on a cold day may feel nice for us, but many ...

Pet Pro Tip: matching gear

Pet Pro Tip: Multiple pets to walk? (Some cats walk, don’t hate. And if you have a ferret, Guinea Pig, or Hamster in need of fresh air or exercise, contact me directly) Get them matching ...

Pet Pro Tip: pill containers

Pet Pro Tip: pill pockets, peanut butter, canned pet food, or even baby food are all solid ways to get your pet to take their meds. Pill containers are all the rage at Shady Acres ...

Pet Pro Tip: indoor vs. outdoor cats

Indoor cat? Outdoor? Both? Pet Pro Tip: Many indoor cats can reap benefits from trips outside: – Sunshine and fresh air – Exercise – Interactive entertainment via birds and squirrels – An exotic toilet (and ...