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The Pro’s And Con’s Of Using A Mobile Veterinarian

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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

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What Is The Average Cost Of Pet Sitting Or Dog Walking In The Capital District 2016?

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For the past few years I’ve been comparing rates of pet sitting and dog walking services in the Capital Region to determine the average cost.   Continue reading

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How To Save Time Going Through Security At Albany International Airport

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My husband and I love to travel.  Since we both own our own businesses though we both need to bring our laptops with us and hate having to unpack everything to get through security.  Security at the Albany International Airport usually goes rather smoothly but if you’re there at a peak time it can potentially take a really long time.   Continue reading

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2016 Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinics At Tractor Supply In Schodack, NY

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Tractor Supply in Schodack is having low cost pet vaccine clinics again for 2016. Continue reading

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2016 Rensselaer County Rabies Vaccination Clinics

2016 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinics

 

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

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Purrfect Pet Sitting Wins Angie’s List Super Service Award!

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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

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The Downside Of Having A Wrapped Pet Sitting Car

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It’s been a little over a year now that I’ve been driving the Pet Sitting Mobile (aka The Hoopty).  At first I was embarrassed to drive it because of the rather crazy graphics on the side of the car but over time, I seem to forget it’s even there. Continue reading

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Where To Donate Open Bags Of Pet Food

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If you’re like me you’ve no doubt had some flops when it comes to choosing a food that your pet likes.  So, what do you do when you’ve spent a fortune on a bag of food and Fluffy or Fido has turned their nose up at it?  It cost too much to just throw it away and most places won’t accept open bags. Continue reading

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5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Pet Sitter

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We recently hired a contractor to remodel our bathroom.  To say it was a debacle is an understatement.  What was originally supposed to be a one week job is now on week four with no end in sight.  It made me realize that there are questions you should ask of any contractor or service before you allow them into your home.  The same questions apply whether you’re getting your bathroom remodeled or whether you’re hiring a pet sitter. Continue reading

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Does Your Pet Sitter Have Employees or Independent Contractors?

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We are waist deep in the middle of a bathroom remodel.  Let’s just say it has not been a lot of fun not having a shower for two plus weeks with no end in sight.  What does this have to do with pet sitting?  Go grab yourself a drink and get comfortable and I will explain. Continue reading

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