Yes, We Pet Sit For Cats!

We get asked this question all the time, and we we may have been focusing on dogs with our social media posts. We have two dogs of our own that we love very much and enjoy talking about them all the time. Maybe subconsciously we may be partial towards dogs. But that...

Reading A Dog’s Body Language

We all know dogs cannot speak unless you are Scooby Doo. Dogs communicate through their body language and reading the dog’s body language can protect you from an aggressive/fearful dog. Here are some things to look for when you encounter a dog you do not know....

Planet Paws Pet Care Turns 1 Year Old!

Here we are after our first year in business as a Macomb County pet-sitting and dog-walking business, and what a great year it has been. When Kristie and I started this, we never intended for this to be a full-time business. We had such a great response right from the...

Can I Leave My Cats Alone For A Few Days?

We all know cats are fiercely independent and require less care than dogs. Cats are litter box trained, so they don’t have to go outside. But that doesn’t mean they can be left alone for long periods of time. Cats on the surface may seem like they are solitary...

CRATE TRAINING YOUR DOG

Using a crate to train your dog is essential to a successful training program. Dogs by their nature are den animals and like to be in secure safe spaces. A crate fills that need. But how do you go about correctly using the crate? First off, never use it as a...

HOW POE CAME INTO OUR LIVES

We wanted to share our rescue story and how our dogs came into our lives. This will be a two-part story and we will start with Poe, as we rescued him first. Also, this is Poe’s 2nd Gotcha Day anniversary.  We need to go back to October 2019. This is when...

HOW FINN CAME INTO OUR LIVES

How We Got Finn Our last article talked about how we came to adopt Poe, now we will talk about how we got Finn. Yes, he’s named after Finn from Star Wars. I mean, we had Poe, so this was just a natural name progression. Let me start by saying Finn is a “pandemic...