Ready Pet Go Blog

What Makes Our Dog Walks Different

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At Ready Pet Go, we believe in giving dogs the best walking experience possible and go above and beyond what’s included in a typical dog walk to do that. Good Manners While out on a walk, we work on loose-leash walking and other good manners like “sit”, “down”, “stay”, and “come” using positive reinforcement. This…

| Dog Walking

Are Retractable Leashes Safe?

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A lot of dog owners love retractable or “flexi” leashes for the increased freedom they allow dogs. But this additional freedom comes with additional risks. For a number of good reasons, many dog trainers, veterinarians, and other pet professionals recommend against using a retractable leash to walk your dog. Retractable leashes allow the dog too…

| Dogs, Dog Walking

5 Things to Make Walking Your Dog Easier and Safer

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Regular walks are important for your dog’s health and well-being. Whether you hire a dog walker or are walking your dog yourself, these are five things all dog walkers have and use. Leash Belt A leash belt or hands-free leash system attaches your dog’s leash around your hips, letting you walk your dog hands-free. This┬ámeans…

| Dogs, Dog Walking

Why In-home Pet Sitting Is Better Than Boarding for Cats

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Leaving your pets when you travel is never easy, but you can make it less stressful for all involved by choosing the care option best suited to your pets’ individual needs. For cats, in-home pet sitting offers a number of advantages over traditional boarding facilities. No Travel Stress Most cats do not like being put…

| Cats, Pet Sitting

What Happens During a Dog Sitting Visit

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The following are accounts of some of my recent dog sitting visits. Since every dog is unique, no two dog sitting visits are exactly alike either, but hopefully these recaps will give you an idea of what our pet sitters do each time we visit your dog. Remy and Chestnut Remy is an 8-year old…

| Dogs, Pet Sitting

Who Would Take Care of Your Pets in an Emergency?

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If there was a family emergency that required you to leave town today, if you were injured or sick and had to be hospitalized, if you had to work late unexpectedly, or got caught in a major traffic delay do you have someone trustworthy and experienced that you could call at a moment’s notice to…

| Dogs, Cats, Pet Sitting