Happy Birthday To Us! 15 Years Of Pet Care! GIVEAWAY!

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August 4, 2015 marks our FIFTEENTH year in business!  Wow, did that go by fast or what?  I’m happy to say we are still pet sitting for many of the clients we signed up when we first opened.  We’ve seen so many pets come and go in fifteen years.  It’s heartbreaking to have to say goodbye to some of our longtime friends as they get older and cross over the Rainbow Bridge.  We’ve also seen many other pet sitting services come and go, but we are still going strong! Continue reading

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Mugzy’s Barkery Interview And A GIVEAWAY!

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Jaime of Mugzy’s Barkery is the newest member of the Purrfect Pet Sitting team.  When she’s not pet sitting she is busy running Mugzy’s Barkery.  Mugzy’s Barkery specializes in creating homemade all natural and organic dog treats and custom cakes right here in New York’s Capital Region.  Jaime recently took a few minutes to answer some questions for us.

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Why Your Pet Sitter Wants You To Leave Your Air Conditioning On

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Like everyone else I’m sure you’re feeling the pain of the dramatic rise in energy costs this year.  I’m sure it’s very tempting to turn off your air conditioning to try and save some money while you’re away.  While we completely agree with trying to save money, we beg you not to turn the air conditioning off completely.  You want your pets to be comfortable, right?  Your pet sitter also wants to be comfortable while visiting your pets.  If you shut your air off your pet sitter gets to sit in your sweltering house, sweating their derriere off.  It’s not very enjoyable. Continue reading

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4 Myths People Always Tell Their Pet Sitter

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2015 marks our 15th year in business.  Over the years we’ve pretty much seen and heard it all.  People often tell me I should write a book.  Much of it is already included in this blog.  Looking back, there are a few things we hear over and over that usually end up being myths. Continue reading

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How Legal Fireworks In NYS Will Affect Your Pet Sitter

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In November 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill allowing novelty items (sparklers, party poppers, cone fountains, etc.) to be sold during specific time periods in New York State.  These items will be available in retail stores from June 1st through July 5th and December 26th through January 2nd. Continue reading

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Will The Pet Sitter Clean Up If Your Pet Makes A Mess?

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Pets aren’t quite as bad as kids at making messes, but there are times that it happens.  Should you worry about coming home to a mess that your pet has made while you are away? Continue reading

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Purrfect Pet Sitting Interviews: Amy Adams; Four Paws Animal Reiki

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Amy Adams spent the last twenty years in the field of physical therapy assisting humans.  In 2014 she wanted to reconnect with animal healing and became a Usui Reiki master specializing in animal Reiki.  She found that her medical background was a huge asset in truly focusing the energy when an animal is ill. Continue reading

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Pet First Aid Class; June 13, 2015, East Greenbush, NY

Pet First Aid Class

Do you know what to do if there were an emergency with your pet? Would you like to? Continue reading

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We’ve Been Pet Sitting/Dog Walking For 15 Years, So Why Are We Sad?

 

sheltiePurrfect Pet Sitting is about to celebrate it’s 15th year of business.  When I first started this business I was a sole proprietor, doing everything myself.  I never imagined that fifteen years later that 1) I’d still be doing this and 2) I’d have an incredible team of employees! Continue reading

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Dog Parks Around Albany, NY

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Does your dog have a lot of energy and you don’t have a big yard to let them out to burn it off?  Or maybe they just like the company of other dogs?  Well, we’ve compiled a list of the dog parks within the Capital District.  Continue reading

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