7 Dog Breeds That Get Along With Cats

7 Dog Breeds That Get Along With Cats Do you have a cat and want to add a canine companion to your family? Despite what we’ve been told to the contrary over the years, cats and dogs can be bffs. Although every dog has the potential to get along with the feline species, some of […] The post 7 Dog Breeds That Get Along With Cats appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 1 September 2017 | 8:39 am

5 Tips to Make a Cat and Dog Get Along

If cartoons have taught us anything, it’s that cats and dogs are “mortal” enemies. Or are they?   It’s not impossible to have both a feline and canine in the same household, some even get along and will go as far as becoming best furry friends. However, this doesn’t happen by magic, nor does it […] The post 5 Tips to Make a Cat and Dog Get Along appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 9:08 am

Diabetes In Pets

Diabetes In Pets Your pets are more than mere animals to you — they’re companions and friends. That’s why you always want to provide the best possible care for them. One way to demonstrate your love for your dogs and cats is to take care of their health needs and understand what potential issues they […] The post Diabetes In Pets appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 9:03 am

Summer Safety Tips For Pets

Summer Safety Tips For Pets – High summer temperatures put pets at risk. The summer months are a great time for pet parents to enjoy the outdoors with their animals. And along with sunnier weather, summer brings greater risks for pets. High summer temperatures can often put pets—such as dogs—at risk for overheating, leading to […] The post Summer Safety Tips For Pets appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 13 July 2017 | 10:49 am

Ferrets – Are they the right pet for you?

Ferrets – Are they the right pet for you? Ferrets – Are they the right pet for you? Ferrets are still the most unusual pets who grab attention no matter where they are. Is it because of their unique body shape with short legs or the fact that on the first impression, they look like […] The post Ferrets – Are they the right pet for you? appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 31 May 2017 | 9:46 am

Various signs to tell your cat is sick

Various signs to tell your cat is sick It can be very difficult to tell when your cat is sick. This is because cats are good at hiding symptoms or rather, they are good pretenders. You might be seeing them running around or playing but inside, the cat may be ill.  There are various signs […] The post Various signs to tell your cat is sick appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 18 May 2017 | 11:00 am

“Are You Afraid of Leaving Your Fearful Dog?”

Are You Afraid of Leaving Your Fearful Dog? Do you hesitate to take a vacation or RSVP to out-of-town weddings for fear of leaving your fearful dog in the hands of a stranger? I can absolutely relate! I’ve had my dog Emerson since he was two weeks old, since I cared for his momma and […] The post “Are You Afraid of Leaving Your Fearful Dog?” appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 13 January 2017 | 4:21 pm

9 Frequently Asked Questions About Dog Tethering

Sometimes, when out walking my dogs, or driving around town, I see dogs that are tied in a backyard, and my heart aches for them. For some of these dogs, their entire world is their doghouse and the length of their tether, and they get little human contact. I know that this practice is not […] The post 9 Frequently Asked Questions About Dog Tethering appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 21 September 2016 | 9:15 am

10 Questions to Ask a Dog Breeder

10 Questions to Ask a Dog Breeder Committing to own a dog is not always easy, and finding the perfect one is even harder. The normal process of buying a dog is usually through a local shelter; however, if you’re looking to adopt a specific breed, you will more than likely have to deal with […] The post 10 Questions to Ask a Dog Breeder appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 12:49 pm

How to Keep Your Pets Happy While You’re Away

How to Keep Your Pets Happy While You’re Away Leaving our pets at home is never fun. As pet owners, we go through a lot of emotions whenever we get out of the house without our pets in tow. Aside from the endless concern and worrying, there’s also the inevitable guilt. A few of us even […] The post How to Keep Your Pets Happy While You’re Away appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 19 July 2016 | 8:14 am

6 Reasons A Professional Pet Sitter Is Better Than Friends Or Family

6 Reasons A Professional Pet Sitter Is Better Than Friends Or Family So you’re thinking about going on vacation or have a business trip coming up and you’re sure that one of your friends or family members can watch your precious pet during your absence. But is this really the best choice for you and […] The post 6 Reasons A Professional Pet Sitter Is Better Than Friends Or Family appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 8 June 2016 | 3:16 pm

National Dog Bite Prevention Week in Review

Here is National Dog Bite Prevention Week in Review for 2015! Spanning the third week of May of every year is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, in which the responsible dog-loving community comes together to raise awareness about the ever-growing problem of dog bites that’s happening across the country and across the world. For example, […] The post National Dog Bite Prevention Week in Review appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 17 May 2016 | 8:09 am

Spring Pet Hazards

Pet owners need to be careful of Spring Pet Hazards after being cooped up all winter! Fleas and ticks come alive too in the spring! They can spread a number of different diseases that affect both pets and people: Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, anaplasmosis, tularemia, and babesia. Ask your veterinarian for a preventative treatment. Although they may be […] The post Spring Pet Hazards appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 4 March 2016 | 12:31 pm

Cat Food Review

People are coming to the Twilight Bark Blog to find the newest and best information for their pets, and we thought this Cat Food Review article information could be beneficial to our readers. Cat food reviews and ratings to help you find the best for your pet. It’s no surprise, then, that the best cat […] The post Cat Food Review appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 29 February 2016 | 8:02 am

Helping Pet Owners Nationwide

A neat thing about Shannon’s Pet Sitting is even though we are located in Illinois, we get a TON of feedback about our website and articles from all over the United States. We love to hear how we are helping pet owners nationwide! Everybody enjoys the excitement of adopting a new pet! Especially when it […] The post Helping Pet Owners Nationwide appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 29 January 2016 | 12:33 pm

Pet Sitting is not the Purrfect Job

Shannon’s Pet Sitting starting hiring part time, (independent contractor) pet sitters in 2014. Since then we have gotten a very clear image of just how our job is actually perceived by people who have never done it before. Pet Sitting is not the purrfect job as it seems to appear apparently! Never really thought about […] The post Pet Sitting is not the Purrfect Job appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 2 July 2015 | 1:09 pm

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

National Dog Bite Prevention Week is the third full week of May each year, and focuses on educating the general public as well as pet owners about preventing dog bites. Every year, almost 5 million people are bitten by dogs and most of those bitten are children. Preventing dog bites is everyone’s responsibility, and simple […] The post National Dog Bite Prevention Week appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 10 May 2015 | 4:42 pm

Pet Sitting Prices Verses the Economy

Pet Sitting Prices verses the Economy Over the course of 18 years of pet sitting we’ve seen the economic trends of Pet Sitting Prices. When I first started pet sitting in 1997 pet sitting was relatively new, the economy was in an upswing and life was easy as a pet sitter. I was able to […] The post Pet Sitting Prices Verses the Economy appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 29 April 2015 | 12:07 pm

National Pet Week

National Pet Week is generally the first week in May. National Pet Week is time to celebrate the positive impact pets bring to people’s lives and that we bring to theirs. National Pet Week is also an opportunity to focus on responsible pet ownership. Pets bring and make a positive impact to our lives. They […] The post National Pet Week appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 27 April 2015 | 7:48 am

Pet Sitting to the Max

Pet Sitting to the Max! Pet Sitting to the Max is the level of customer service Shannon’s Pet Sitting strives to provide so pet owners have the ultimate pet care experience. When we state “The Ultimate in Compassionate & Professional Pet Care” we mean it! Pet Sitting to the Max is making sure we go […] The post Pet Sitting to the Max appeared first on Pet Sitting and Pet Care by Shannons Pet Sitting.

Posted on: 22 April 2015 | 11:58 am