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Easter is a happy time for celebrating the resurrection of Christ with our families (and who doesn’t like coloring Easter eggs?). If you’re like us at Paws Pet Care, you include your fur-kids in every celebration!  Easter decorations make everything a little more special, but watch out…they can also pose a potential hazard to your …

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National Poison Prevention Week is officially recognized March 20-26. At Paws Pet Care, Louisville Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers we care 365 days a year to try and help educate our clients and ALL pet owners on common pet toxins and how to prevent poisoning emergencies, so we have compiled a list of the TOP …

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Winter Is Brutal On Dog’s Paw Pads

Most dogs I know love to frolic in the snow, but did you know that wintertime can be painful for your fur-kid? When your pup’s paws are exposed to snow, ice and the toxic chemicals in road-salt they can experience: Dryness Cracking Trauma Frostbite Chemical Burns Fortunately, there are some tips and products out there …

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Snap*Crackle*Pop Is For Cereal, Not Pets!

I’m truly devastated every single year to see hundreds of posts on Facebook and other popular social networking sites in the days following July 4th celebrations regarding lost pets the morning after all the festivities of the July 4th weekend. Pet parents  frantically try to locate their beloved fur-kids who had become frightened of the loud noises …

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Too Hot For Spot?

It’s hot.   I mean fry-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk hot! Pools are opening around town and people are excited about the warmer weather and sunshine.  Unfortunately the heat doesn’t always mean great things for fur-kids. Since our dogs generally don’t get to have all the fun that we do at the pool (the whole dog-hair in the pool …

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Hands Off The Paws, Please!

Does your pet hate having their paws touched?  Have you ever wondered why? I remember as a child on my aunt’s farm we would go barefoot and try to run across the driveway, which would have been fine except the driveway was gravel. Our poor “city” feet weren’t tough like my aunt and uncles, who …

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10 Tips For Traveling Safely In Your Car With Your Dog

Summertime is the perfect time to get out and about with your companion animal. There’s absolutely nothing that says “it’s summertime” better than your best fur-friend in your car with you, windows rolled down, tongue lolling out, ears blowing in the breeze. However, if not done properly what starts out as a fun car ride can …

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I Love You. Now, Let Me Bite You.

It happens to me and my staff all the time when we’re providing care for our client’s feline fur-kids.  If you have cats, no matter how much they love and adore you, I’m sure you have probably experienced it yourself. The “Love-bite”. Since many of our fur-kid kitty-cat clients want more than just spotlessly clean …

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Does Your Pet Says sNOw Way?

There’s nothing I love more than freshly fallen snow and at least TWO of my pack love to go out and romp in it.  The other says “NO WAY!” While the freshly fallen snow be beautiful there are hazards to be aware of. Ice covered sidewalks, chemicals scattered across driveways and walkways can be hazardous to your …

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