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How to Prepare for Your Pet Sitter

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As a pet owner, finding a great pet sitter is essential when planning for a business trip or holiday vacation. A professional pet sitter will provide loving, quality care for your pets and home when you can’t be there. And while you may have already found the right person to take care of your furry…

| Dogs, Cats, Pet Sitting

Why We Won’t Use Choke Chains, Prong Collars, or Shock Collars

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Do you use a choke, prong, or shock collar with your dog? Or have you been advised by a trainer to use one? Maybe you have a large, strong dog who pulls on leash or a dog with very serious behavior problems, and you feel like one of these tools is your only option for…

Upcoming DC Area Pet Events – March & April 2023

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Updated Mar 27, 2023 Hey there, pet lovers! Looking for something fun to do? We’ve rounded up a list of the area’s best events for pets and pet-loving people in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. We’ve got yappy hours, paint your pet nights, cat yoga, pet rescue events, pet-related educational workshops, and more for you…

| Dogs, Cats, DC Area Pet Guide

A Quick Guide to Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy

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Your pet’s bad breath and discolored teeth aren’t just unpleasant and unattractive. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, by the time your dog or cat is three years old, they will very likely have some early evidence of periodontal (gum) disease, which will worsen as your pet grows older if you don’t take effective…

| Dogs, Cats

DC Area Dog-Friendly Holiday Events 2022

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Looking for something fun and festive to do with your dog this holiday season? We’ve gathered up a list of the best dog-friendly holiday events, including ugly sweater parties, holiday crafts, holiday light walks, and more in DC, Maryland, and Virginia for 2022. So grab your dog and your holiday spirit and head out to…

| Dogs, DC Area Pet Guide

Holiday Pet Photo Shoots in the DC Area 2022

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We’ve rounded up a list of the area’s best holiday pet photo shoots. Whether you’re looking for a photo of your pet with Santa, a festive winter backdrop, or a holiday photo of the whole family (furry and human), there are plenty of opportunties in the area to get a pawfect photo for your holiday…

| Dogs, Cats, DC Area Pet Guide