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What Is The Average Cost Of Pet Sitting & Dog Walking In The Capital District 2015?

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Pet sitting and dog walking rates can vary greatly between service providers who provide essentially the same exact service.  There are a lot of reasons for the variations; some pet sitters work ‘under the table’ and don’t claim their income, some are uninsured, some just don’t charge what they’re worth because they think by undercutting the competition they’ll gain all of the business. 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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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

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Do you know what to do if there were an emergency with your pet? Would you like to? 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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Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Jobs Available In The Capital District

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Pet sitting can be an awesome job!  Read all about it here.  In my most recent quest for finding employees I noticed something.  Not only was Purrfect Pet Sitting looking for employees but so are several other services throughout the Capital District. Continue reading

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Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic At Tractor Supply March 22, 2015

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Tractor Supply in Schodack is having another low cost pet vaccine clinic on March 22, 2015 from 9:30 – 11:00 am. Continue reading

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2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Vaccination Clinics

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Rensselaer County has announced their rabies vaccination clinics for 2015.  During these clinics Rensselaer County Department of Health staff will provide the appropriate rabies vaccination and booster shots as mandated by the New York State Department of Health.  These shots will be provided for dogs, cats and ferrets. Continue reading

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What Is The Appropriate Shelter For Dogs Left Outside In New York State?

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We’ve all seen the Facebook posts on ‘it’s cold, bring your pets indoors’ going around this winter.  It seems like common sense to me, but what is LEGALLY the required shelter for dogs left outdoors in New York State? Continue reading

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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014

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Wow, I can hardly believe it’s almost the end of 2014 already!  Is it just me or did the year fly by?

I started blogging in 2013 so 2014 was my first full year.  It was interesting looking back to see what the most read blog posts were.  Perhaps you missed some, here they are: Continue reading

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