Tips On Pet Travel Safety And Green Pet Ownership

Tips On Pet Travel Safety And Green Pet Ownership

 Be sure to pick up a copy of the August issue of Houston PetTalk magazine or check out the digital edition online at www.houstonpettalk.com for helpful information about traveling safely with your pooch and about green pet ownership.  These informative articles were contributed by Nicole Bruder and Stacey Higdon.  Nicole is the owner of Lucy […]

Houston Pet Nanny & Assistant Needed!

Houston Pet Nanny & Assistant Needed!

If you love animals, are organized and have great skills with kids too, then a perfect job awaits you. The position entails taking care of several dogs (pet sitting), light computer work, helping with the children and organizing this busy executive. Pay commensurate with experience. Need immediately! It’s a fun job and someone needs to […]

Tips for Being a Defensive Dog Walker

Tips for Being a Defensive Dog Walker

by Nicole Bruder, owner of  Lucy Goo Pet Sitting Get the “Big Picture” while you walk. Always be aware of your surroundings, and constantly scan the ground for trash, chicken bones, and glass. If you see a questionable dog or person in your path, calmly go in another direction. Keep your guard up and trust […]

Pets R Inn: New Boarding Concept….Doggie Sleepovers!

It’s vacation time and you’re excited about the prospects of relaxing at the beach for a week but your enthusiasm is curbed by your anxiety over what to do with your Beagle, Bailey. Pets Are Inn, a new pet care franchise in the Houston area has an innovative solution…a sleepover with a “host” family!

Pets Are Inn places pets in carefully screened, private homes where they are treated as one of the family. This home away from home allows pets to bring their favorite toys, blankets and treats to keep them comfortable while interacting with their host family.

“Call To Doody” Now Offering More Services & Products

A local waste removal service, Call To Doody, is wasting no time expanding their business by offering additional products and services. In addition to their residential yard cleaning service, Call To Doody also offers commercial services for businesses and events. There’s no doubt that it is more pleasant, sanitary and healthy to have pet waste scooped and disposed of routinely. (There are many health hazards to leaving waste on the ground and you can learn all about the diseases and parasites that can take hold in a yard by visiting Call To Doody’s “Why Scoop Poop” page.

Need Petsitting? Meet “For The Love Of Pets”

By Tracey and Michelle Galle, owners of For The Love Of Pets petsitting service. It’s 9:00 a.m. and time for our morning dog walk.  This walk has become quite the entertaining daily ritual around our house.  The dogs have just finished eating and they are already buzzing with anticipation.  So we ask, “Who wants to […]

Pet Boarding In Houston: An Alternative Idea!

Pet Boarding In Houston: An Alternative Idea!

It’s vacation time and you’re excited about the prospects of skiing for a week but your enthusiasm is curbed by your anxiety over what to do with your Beagle, Bailey. Pets Are Inn, a new pet care franchise in the Houston area has an innovative solution…a sleepover with a “host” family!

Pets Are Inn places pets in carefully screened, private homes where they are treated as one of the family. This home away from home allows pets to bring their favorite toys, blankets and treats to keep them comfortable while interacting with their host family.

Come vacation time, Patty Herbert dreaded asking relatives to take care of Molly, the family dog. “I hated imposing on them,” says Herbert. Herbert’s worries disappeared when she called Pets Are Inn and discovered how they carefully match pets to care-takers.

New Pet Businesses Open In Houston!

What recession? We are rockin’ here in the Bayou City!! New businesses are popping up and there are plenty of new ventures in the pet care industry. In December, A Tail and 4 Legs will open its doors at 4241 Dowling and will offer boarding for ALL creatures…from dogs to cats to birds to rabbits […]

Who’s Watching Your Baby?

by Michelle Mantor One of the biggest concerns for pet owners is what to do with their “baby” if they need to travel without their pet or if they are gone from the house for long periods due to work. It’s really no fun to go on vacation and worry if your dog is going […]