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Holiday pet sitting


At this time of year we get a lot of new client inquiries. I feel sorry for folks saying that their neighbor, hobby sitter or friend bailed on them and they have no one to

Holiday pet sitting2019-02-08T23:29:53+00:00

Rufus the Golden’s weight loss success


Here is Gerry’s successful strategy for reducing her wonderful Golden retriever’s weight. Thank you Gerry for sharing this. Moving from rural Maine to the city of Portland, Oregon was a big change for Rufus. He

Rufus the Golden’s weight loss success2019-02-08T23:29:22+00:00

dogs pulling on the leash


Consider either of these choices if your dog pulls on walks. Dog walkers become weary of walking dogs that pull. We walk dozens of dogs each week. Imagine if even half of those

dogs pulling on the leash2019-02-08T23:31:16+00:00

Premier pet products merges with RSC


Please read this blog interview. I will not be purchasing Premier products. I am done with choke chains, pinch collars or shock collars. There is too much evidence to show the harm done. In order

Premier pet products merges with RSC2019-02-02T07:36:01+00:00

Keeping cats safe indoors


Here is a link to the Portland Audubon society’s Cats and wildlife essay: http://audubonportland.org/backyardwildlife/brochures/cats/cats This is well written and strong encouragement to keep our pet kitties inside whenever possible. One danger to outdoor cats are

Keeping cats safe indoors2019-03-04T22:00:31+00:00

I’m a professional pet sitter!


Last summer a client had friends watering their extensive garden so that I might spend my entire time with the cats. They are two sweet, well socialized kitties and I spent most of the time

I’m a professional pet sitter!2019-03-04T22:04:31+00:00

Cat Boxes


While caring for people’s kitties we have become experts on cleaning cat boxes. I have tried many litters for my own cats as well as our clients. I do prefer the clumping type, but the

Cat Boxes2019-03-04T22:04:59+00:00

Dog Coats


Last Friday when I walked the 5th dog in a downpour I suddenly had the eureka moment about dog coats! as I wiped down this dog and took a good 10 minutes to get her

Dog Coats2019-03-04T22:07:07+00:00

Why you should hire a professional


Over the 4th of July weekend a local professional pet sitter posted this to our local Portland professional pet sitters message board. This pet sitter was prepared and takes the job seriously.   Sherry Hasslacher

Why you should hire a professional2019-02-02T07:36:43+00:00



I saw one on this hot night on Fairmont. It was a skinny one who stood under a street lamp. Possibly a juvenile without developed hunting skills. I am not afraid, ever, but there is a thrill of