Author Archives: Shannon's Pet-Sitting

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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