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How to Choose a Pet Boarding Facility

September 8, 2022

You’ve booked the flight. You’ve requested the time off. And now you’re daydreaming of mai tais while relaxing on the beach. But wait … there’s one more step before jetting off on some kinds of trips: determining who will take care of your furry friend while you’re away. If you don’t have a trusted friend …

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Five Benefits of Taking Your Dog on Vacation

August 10, 2022

It’s about doggone time to shut down the computer and mute the work notifications, isn’t it? Unplugging from work and heading out on vacation can boost your happiness, decrease burnout and improve your overall mental and physical well-being. But did you know that your dog can benefit from a vacation as well? It’s true! We’re …

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How to Become a Professional Dog Sitter

June 30, 2022

As more people are going back to work, traveling for work or going on vacations again, someone needs to watch their dogs so they aren’t alone—and lonely. If you love animals and are looking for a way to earn some extra moolah, dog sitting could be your calling. But most pet owners won’t let just …

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Planes, Trains and Adventuring with Your Pet

June 16, 2022

You and your pet have vacations on the brain. Do you travel by train? Do you travel by plane? Goodness gracious, great Danes. There are many decisions to be made, and taking your pet via air or rail can complicate matters. But not to worry! According to American Pet Products Association, approximately 37 percent of …

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Road Trip! RV Life with Pets

March 18, 2021

Some people travel with garden gnomes, posting photos at famous landmarks. But we’re guessing snapshots of your dog or cat in front of an alien spaceship in Roswell, New Mexico, would garner a lot more attention. Isn’t it time to indulge your pent-up wanderlust, load up the recreational vehicle with pets, then hit the road? …

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