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Ask a Vet Tech Series: Distemper Vaccine DHPP Dog

Ask a Vet Tech Series: Distemper Vaccine DHPP Dog

Ask A Veterinary Nurse Series: What is the DHPP vaccines for dogs and do they need it? ( and what is that L that is sometimes there too?) Big Facts: Comes in a 1 year or 3 year vaccine Most Dog need the 1 year vaccine for 3 years, and then a Local Lakeland or Mulberry...

Ask A Vet Tech Series- Pet Allergies

Ask A Vet Tech Series- Pet Allergies

Ask A Vet Tech Series- Pet Allergies Ask a Vet Tech Series: Let's Talk about Pet Allergies- there are 3 main categories-do you know them? Food Allergies Usually Protein based - but can be Soy, Dairy, Egg or Grain Environmental Allergies Grasses, Pollen, Plants +...

How Do We Hire for Pet Sitting Staff?

How Do We Hire for Pet Sitting Staff?

So many changes because of the pandemic, others wanted to know how the hiring process has evolved for choosing the right candidates for you, our customers! We do an intense five step process- that includes TWO interviews! Amber, owner of Atta Boy Animal Care - Pet...

Should My Pet Sitter have GPS tracking + Timed Visits?

Should My Pet Sitter have GPS tracking + Timed Visits?

What is G PS Tracking? GPS Tracking is when your pet sitter uses an app or online platform ( aka client portal)and uses a feature that will "ding" their phone to log a GPS location when they check in/out of your visits in Lakeland. This provide GPS location that...

National Dog Day- Aug 26th!

National Dog Day- Aug 26th!

August 26th - How Do You Celebrate National Dog Day? Here are a few ways to celebrate the dogs in your life ( we're talking of the canine variety here people!) Per National Dog Day (.com) - The day celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed and serves to help galvanize the...

How Long Does a Dog Remember a Pet Sitters Scent?

How Long Does a Dog Remember a Pet Sitters Scent?

How Long Does a Dog Remember Your Scent? We have many people ask this because they want to make sure their dog remembers their Pet Sitter after the initial Meet + Greet. Good News! Dogs have an extremely complex smell ability.Dogs will remember a human days, weeks,...

What Causes Heat Stroke in Dogs?

What Causes Heat Stroke in Dogs?

What Causes Heat Stroke in a Dog? With 95+ degree temperatures right now in Florida- Lakeland Pet Sitters and Pet Parents need to be extremely careful to avoid dog heatstroke. Heatstroke can leade to long term Organ failure or even Death. Typical Dog Temperature:...

Finding A FURever Home

Finding A FURever Home

Fostering or Adopting a pet from a Lakeland Pet Rescue can provide them a home either during transition or FUR-ever. Here is what you need to know if your considering this: Do your Homework When choosing what Lakeland, Mulberry or Plant City pet rescue shelter you...

Dog Music and Apps on your Alexa! In your home she has many useful applications- Alexa that is. So we found some for Pet Owners! Keep reading to see the skills Alexa has to help your Pet Family- A few years ago I was reluctant about more tech in my home- but after my...