Category Archives: Helpful Information for pet owners

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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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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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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Let’s Celebrate National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day!

  Yay!  It’s that time again – National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day!  One of our favorite dog-treat makers: Pooch’s Palate has graciously given this tasty recipe for your pooch!!  Click the link to check out ALL their awesome goodies!!     Oatmeal, … Continue reading

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Walk Your Dog!

Hello friends!  Today is National Walking the Dog Day!  (kinda strange that they made a national holiday out of it, don’t you think?)  But if you think about it, there are so many benefits to getting those shoes on and … Continue reading

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It’s National Love Your Pet Day!!

Do you love your pet??  The Pet Parlor loves your pets too! Today is National Love Your Pet Day so make today EXTRA special for your favorite pet(s).  Today is the day to give some extra walk time, extra treats … Continue reading

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Winter Dog Paw Care

No doubt about it, your dogs paws are one of the most important and one of the most neglected parts of your furry friend.  Paws are designed to cushion and insulate in extreme weather.  It’s easy to take excellent care … Continue reading

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Life Saving Cold Weather Tip!

I worked at an animal hospital for years and I’ve seen some horrible things.  Some of those things could have easily been prevented by a simple honk of the horn… Animals who are outside in the winter will look for … Continue reading

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Happy National Mutt Day!

Yep, it’s National Mutt Day (again)!  It’s celebrated two times per year (July 31st and Dec 2nd) to raise awareness and celebrate of all the wonderful, smart, healthy, and well-behaved mixed-breed dogs in shelters across America. The busy lady who … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pets Safe For the Holidays

The holidays are fast upon us, and for our furry friends that doesn’t have to mean an unexpected (and expensive) trip to the vet.  Keep your furry babies safe by following these simple, yet time-tested ideas: NO TABLE SCRAPS:   … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL THE LADIES!! It’s Girls Night Out!!

It’s Girls Night Out!! November 17 | 5-8 p.m. Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind. Humane Society Calumet Area’s Paws Resale Shoppe will stay open late for an evening of shopping and pampering for the ladies! For more … Continue reading

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