Summer is almost here and pretty soon we’ll be able to spend more time outside doing the things we love. Many people like to bring their dogs with them when they are out and about. We’ve done the research for you on restaurants in the Capital District area that allow your canine friends to join you for a meal. Continue reading
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I have always brought my pets to the vet for their care. Recently, I found myself with a dilemma. My fifteen year old cat, who is in failing health and quite frail, needed a refill on his medication and in order to get that refill he needed to undergo an exam. Given his current state of health I felt that a road trip may do more harm to him than good so I decided to have a mobile veterinarian come to my home. Continue reading
Tractor Supply in Schodack is having low cost pet vaccine clinics again for 2016. Continue reading
Rensselaer County has announced their rabies vaccination clinics for 2016. 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. Owners are required to present their pets’ most recent immunization certificate. All pets must be secured either in a carrier or on a leash. Continue reading
I’m beyond thrilled to announce that Purrfect Pet Sitting has won the 2015 coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award! This award reflects an exemplary year of service provided to pet parents in 2015. Continue reading
It comes the same time every single year so how do the holidays ALWAYS sneak up on us? I’m proud to report that I’ve got most of my Christmas shopping already done but for those of you who haven’t even started we’ve compiled a list of ideas of gifts for the pet lovers in your life. Continue reading
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
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.
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
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