Author Archives: Pat

New Babies, New Owners, New Staff!!

I’m just sitting here thinking about all the ‘newbies’ we’ve recently met and gotten to care for and yes, I’ve got this huge and stupid grin on my face!  There have been so many new little wiggling butts and sweet … Continue reading

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Maria Is Doing Her Dooty!

Oh hey!  I think all of you need to help Maria today, if you don’t mind.  She was taking pictures of the babies today and accidentally kneeled down into some nasty brown substance that shall remain nameless…… (ugh…) Won’t you … Continue reading

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Exciting Day of Pet Sitting!

OK,  I will share with you some small things that are really important to me as a pet sitter. There is this wonderful kitty named Gabby in Munster… I’ve been pet sitting for her for what seems like years. She … Continue reading

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pUPDATE! (Looooong overdue!)

Hi all! Sorry it’s been so long… You know how things are. Busy, busy, busy… Just a little update: we are so excited at The pet parlor… We have a new puppy coming! Her name is Luna and she is … Continue reading

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Team Pet Parlor, You Did a GREAT Job!!

We’re just WAGGING EXCITEDLY about the turnout at the annual Paws In The Park event today in Munster, Indiana – so many smiles. Thank you soooo much to our awesome team who raised over $2400 for the Humane Society Calumet … Continue reading

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Why Are Veterinary Exams So Important? By Peggy Kurzydym

VETERINARY EXAMS AND WHY THEY ARE SO IMPORTANT All of us that have fur babies have a special bond with them. To us, they are family and even our “children”.  Well, children get booster shots and vaccinations for many various … Continue reading

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It’s Coming!! Munster Indiana (and surrounding areas!) Pet Lovers: Mark Your Calendars!

Paws In The Park – Munster, Indiana!  Helping to benefit the Humane Society Calumet Area.  It’s coming – September will be here before you know it!  Get ready! Saturday, September 9, 2017 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Community Park 8601 … Continue reading

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Humper O’Fleas Says Happy St. Paddy’s Day

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You Can Help The Animals!!

Ever think of helping the animals in a different way than fostering??  Here’s an opportunity:  PAWS resale shoppe (Calumet Area Humane Society) in Highland is always looking for volunteers to help in their shoppe – they need help with pricing, … Continue reading

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Potty Training Tips From a Pro!

As a pet sitter I often get asked about the process of potty training.  I don’t mind at all because that means PUPPIES!! (it’s no secret that I LOVE puppies!).  Here are some tried and true tips from Laurie Tuttle, … Continue reading

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The #1 Reason You Should Hire a Professional Pet Sitter

Here it is!  This is the last day of Professional Pet Sitters Week and you’ve waited all week to see what the #1 reason is, right?? The #1 reason you should hire a professional pet sitter is (drum roll, please?)….. … Continue reading

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The #2 Reason You Should Hire A Professional Pet Sitter

National Professional Pet Sitters Week is almost over and here is reason #2 that you should stick with the pro’s when it comes to your pets: You can RELAX!  You can relax while you’re on vacation and you can even … Continue reading

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Reason #3 You Should Hire A Professional Pet Sitter

Yep, we are still honoring National Professional Pet Sitters Week with reason #3 of why you should hire a professional pet sitter: You can stay friends with your neighbors and your family won’t try to avoid you!  Seriously, when you … Continue reading

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And The #4 Reason You Should Hire A Professional Pet Sitter

Boy, we are really moving quickly through this week, aren’t we?  We are already on to the 4th reason in our countdown in honor of Professional Pet Sitters Week: Your Home!  Professional pet sitters aren’t just looking after your dogs … Continue reading

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The #5 Reason You Should Hire A Professional Pet Sitter

Ok, here it is – the #5 reason you should hire a professional pet sitter when you go away for work or vacation: Your pets will LOVE you for it!  Plain and simple. No doubt about it.

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Reason #6 (Say ‘no’ to boarding kennels!)

Our countdown continues and so does National Professional Pet Sitters Week!  We’re on to reason # 6 of why you should hire a professional pet sitter to care for your pets:  Your pets prefer to stay home (cozy and secure) … Continue reading

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The Countdown Begins! Reason #7

Beginning today is National Professional Pet Sitters Week and I’m going to give you many (okay, specifically 7) reasons why you should hire a professional pet sitter when you go away or work long days! Aren’t you excited?? Reason # … Continue reading

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“GO HOME! GO HOME! GO HOME!”

I took Paprika out this morning and as we were walking I notice two dogs down the block … off leash.  I stopped dead and hoped they wouldn’t notice us.  So many things passed through my mind in that brief … Continue reading

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Wag, Wag, Wag! It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Day (your dog loves peanut butter too!)

Wouldn’t ya know? They have a holiday for loving peanut butter!?  I, personally, am not a fan unless it’s with something sweet, like jelly or Nutella and then followed by a giant glass of milk.  I don’t like the way … Continue reading

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pUPDATE!!

I know you guys are probably wondering what happened to the daily pUPDATES?  Well, life happened.  I’m sure you understand – I just didn’t have time to do that every single day!  BUT – I’ve taken some AWESOME pictures of … Continue reading

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