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Summertime Pet Safety

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Sunflower Fields at Draper Wildlife Management Area

  The Sunflower Fields are in bloom at the Draper Wildlife Management Area in McConnells, SC. They will not disappoint! You should have about 5-7 more days of blooms in the 2020 season. You’ll be sure to grab some Instagram … Continue reading

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Pet Med Mobile 10/6/19

Low Cost Veterinary Clinic servicing Tega Cay, Rock Hill, Fort Mill, and Lake Wylie areas of York County, SC. Continue reading

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Pet in the City

Have you heard of Pet in the City yet? It’s a wonderful pet store that services the Charlotte area! I got a chance to check out this gem this week. I stopped in to pick up some dog food. Both … Continue reading

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Pups & Perennials at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

I came across this cool event at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden this weekend. The temperature will be nice, but there is a chance for rain. So make sure you bring an umbrella just in case. I’ve attached the information from … Continue reading

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Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic

 Did you know that the City of Charlotte offers a Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic each month? It occurs on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Animal Care and Control Shelter located at 8315 Byrum Drive. You can also … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Reduce Pet Odors

Pets are family, but nobody loves the odors that accompany them. Wet fur, litter boxes and whatever the cat or dog dragged in (literally) can all leave your home smelling less than fresh. Here’s a roundup of pet odor control … Continue reading

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The Pet Appearance Specialists

By: Stephanie Crawl   I’m so excited to celebrate the Grand Opening of my new grooming salon, The Pet Appearance Specialists, and the New Year 2019!It has been in the works for the past year, and we are so proud … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance By: Kari Lynn Sherman Partner, Max and Luther Publications www.kariandcarey.com   When I got Max as a puppy (almost 5 years ago), the last thing I thought about was pet insurance. I was busy getting the important things … Continue reading

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Top 5 Halloween Pet Costumes and Safety Tips

Were you surprised at the Top 5 Halloween Pet Costumes posted below? I sure was! Click the link below for some helpful tips to keep your pets safe during Halloween. Some things may seem like common sense, but even if … Continue reading

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Hyperthyroidism In Cats

  I’ve cared for quite a few kitties with hyperthyroidism in my professional pet sitting career. It’s been my experience that these cats live a pretty normal life with the right medicine. If you suspect your cat has a hyperactive … Continue reading

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Finding Dory Review

  Back in June I told you guys about a Finding Dory themed event at Petco. Unfortunately, the Petco store I visited had no idea they were supposed to be having the event. I showed them my email and they … Continue reading

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Critter Care Wellness Wednesdays

  When it comes to animal rescue, the Humane Society of Charlotte is a power house! Did you know they also have a low-cost veterinary clinic on Wednesdays? Trips to the vet, even for just their regular check up, can … Continue reading

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Secret Life of Pets Review

  Back in June I told you guys about an event at PetSmart for the Secret Life of Pets. The event really didn’t pan out. I was a little disappointed. I thought they were giving away free movie tickets for … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Pets

  I cannot tell you how excited I am to see this movie! Of course I’m going to be taking my 4 year old daughter with me. No sane, grown, woman would go see this by herself! Hahaha! The reality … Continue reading

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ResQwalk Is Helping Local Animal Welfare Organizations

I stumbled upon this awesome app the other day and I couldn’t wait to share it with everyone! ResQwalk is free to download in the Apple Store or Google Play. Once you download it, you can get started right away. … Continue reading

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Calming Collars

  Calming Collars By: Deborah Mendez   A low rumbling in the distance, a clap of thunder, a flash of lightning – and so it begins. You know the drill – a normally calm dog begins to tremble, whine and … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

  Happy Mother’s Day! I hope everyone enjoyed this beautiful weekend! Whether your children have 2 legs or 4, we mothers work hard to make sure our babies are happy and healthy. We spent our day today together doing yard … Continue reading

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Carolina Waterfowl Rescue Needs Your Help

  The Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is in desperate need of volunteers and resources. Spring has sprung, and all of our local animal shelters and rescues are going to be overwhelmed; if they aren’t already. Today we are focusing on this … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Exercise safety when drinking alcohol around your pets. Continue reading

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Pet Life Hack For Canned Food

Do you have trouble splitting your canned food evenly? This post is for you! Continue reading

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DIY Cat Litter Genie

Make your own litter genie for free with items you already own! Continue reading

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DIY Dog-Proof Litter Pan

After struggling with keeping the dogs out of the litter pan, I finally found a solution. For $5 you can make a dog proof litter pan and get back to giving your doggy kisses! Continue reading

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Thumbtack Spotlight

  Chloe’s Playhouse Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Service recently received the Spotlight and the Top Pro Award with Thumbtack.com. We are so happy to be able to share this award with our current and future clients! If you know … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Hack For Dog Walkers

  Being a Professional Dog Walker means I get to walk doggies in all types of weather.  We kind of live by the same motto as the Post Office, no matter the weather we’ll be there!  This includes cold temperatures, … Continue reading

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Planning A Pet Trust

Planning A Pet Trust By: Sabrina Winters, Attorney at Law, PLLC   As a mom to two furry children (Biscuit and Gracie) I know how pet owners perceive their pets…like family! We take them to the doctor, we have them … Continue reading

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National Holistic Pet Day

National Holistic Pet Day By: Heather Bishop   Did you know that today is National Holistic Pet Day? We all want what’s best for our pets. Just as it’s important to feed our bodies with healthy foods, it is equally … Continue reading

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Run in the Rescue Me 5K With Your Dog

Run in the Rescue Me 5K With Your Dog By: Jennifer Ondrako, Race Director   The Rescue Me 5K has created quite a buzz around the city of Charlotte. It’s a unique 5K race where participants can run with their … Continue reading

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Be Like A Hound To Do Social Media

BE LIKE A HOUND TO DO SOCIAL MEDIA   By Louise Summey of Ellie Productions, LLC   Let me tell you a story about our Basset mix named Hobbes. Hobbes is known as the “mayor” of our street. He likes … Continue reading

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Preparing for your Trip: Tips on Organization To Maximize Your Pet Sitter’s Efficiency

Preparing for your Trip: Tips on Organization To Maximize Your Pet Sitter’s Efficiency By Teri Agullo   Every Pet owner is a caring, loving individual and as such, we want the very best for our pets! So now that you … Continue reading

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Prep Your New Home For Your Dog

  Buying or moving to a new home can be an exciting adventure, even for your dog, but you’ll want to make sure before you bring your best buddy over that the grounds are safe and secure so you don’t … Continue reading

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Chloe’s Playhouse Makes Top Pro On Thumbtack.com

  We were notified this month that Chloe’s Playhouse made it to the #1 spot on Thumbtack.com. We have connected with a lot of clients via Thumbtack, so I am thrilled to be recognized as the top pet sitter and … Continue reading

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Heartworm and Flea & Tick Prevention

    The temperature is warming up! I think winter finally went away. Hooray! I looked at my Vet records and realized it was time to get caught up on heartworm and flea & tick prevention medicines. We all lead … Continue reading

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Beneful Dog Food is Under Fire

  Beneful Dog Food is currently under fire. I have personally had a bad experience feeding Chloe this food when she was younger. After almost every meal she would throw up. Sometimes to the point of needing a vet visit … Continue reading

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Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Pets are considered “senior” at about age 7. Most dogs and cats can live at least 10-15 years. Many pets still have great health well into their senior years. Sadly, a lot of … Continue reading

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We made it back in one piece!

  Chloe and I had quite a lovely trip back home to York, PA! We left at 1:30am on the 1st of June and ventured up I85 to I95 to Baltimore Beltway to I83. We inevitably got stuck in DC … Continue reading

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Chloe and I are hittin’ the road!

  Here is a picture of Chloe and I on our last big road trip! She absolutely loves going on car rides with mommy! She pretty much likes any sentence with the word “Go” in it. Tonight, we are heading … Continue reading

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The Kids love Chloe!

  We live in an apartment complex and there are a lot of kids that live here too. All the kids love her! Yesterday she gave little McKenzie a kiss and today she saw Lexi. Lexi’s face lights up every … Continue reading

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