Ace Pet Care Blog and Dog, Cat and Pet Sitting Information
It’s summer in Austin, Texas and the weather is hot, hot, hot. Many of my pet sitting customers have been asking me how to keep their pets safe and cool in this southern Texas heat.
Yesterday one of my pet sitting clients and I were discussing heat stroke in dogs. I told her that she had to be careful of her cat too, because they can suffer from hyperthermia (heat stroke) also. She said she hadn’t realized this. So, here is information about cats and heatstroke: (more…)
For a pet in Austin, summer-time can be an uncomfortable and possibly dangerous time. Today, we are going to look at some ways to beat the heat, and even some treats that you can make your furkid.
Pet care professionals are always a topic with my clients. Today, I want to highlight some of the best in the southwest Austin, and general Austin area. Who do I turn to when my dogs get sick? What pet shelters would I recommend you adding to your family with?(more…)
There are many reasons to choose an in your home Austin pet sitting professional like Ace Pet Care. While this is true, many people rely on neighbors, college students and even Craigslist for unknown help. The surface problem is time spent, but there might be many more issues hidden underneath…(more…)
The Austin heat can be dangerous for everyone going out in it. For most dogs, our uncomfortable turns into a dangerous possibility. Today, we have the Austin Dog Walk Toolkit [INFOGRAPHIC] for you to use.(more…)
Professional Austin pet sitters know something the general public might not – we are worth it! Costs aside, region aside, the truest value of hiring a professional pet sitter is the long-term comfort and security that one brings. In the end, the happier and safer you and you furkid are, the better
Cats are terrific! However, has your furkid ever decided that he or she would like to be your new alarm clock? Wondering why your cat wakes you up so early?
Today I want to talk about some of my favorite parks around the Southwest Austin area for my dogs; my own furkids.
I’ve been pet sitting in Austin, TX for almost 10 years. Every so often I get “the call” that every pet sitter hates; both because of the difficulty in helping the owner, and in the possible outcome. Do you think your pet is aggressive? Wondering if anything can be done to make your furry friend a more social companion?
No one likes to confront the idea of our own mortality. To make matters worse, thinking of what might happen to our loved pets (so much they become our kids), is stressful and can be anxiety-filled.
It’s spring and as a professional dog walker in Austin, TX I’ve been seeing lots of bees busy pollinating the flowers. I’ve also noticed that dogs and cats are spending more time outside playing and investigating, so it is not uncommon for them to meet and be stung by bees.
As a pet sitter I am often hired to visit dogs who are bored, destructive and bark excessively. One of the first things we need to establish is whether the dog is bored or is suffering from separation anxiety. (more…)