Monthly Archives: August 2010

Adding Another Pet to Your Family, Part 2 – Introducing Dogs

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5 Tips for Meeting a Shy Dog

I wrote the following article shortly after I started working as a pet sitter. One of my assignments was a mid-day walk for a dog recently adopted from a shelter. While he was bonding quite well with his new “parents,” … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat Among the Trees…

Another Associated Content article, this one was in response to a challenge, asking for articles about local community festivities. The state park where I worked several seasons had a long-running tradition of Hallowe’en festivities. Trick-or-Treat Among the Trees Campers Have … Continue reading

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Tips for Great Nutrition

http://fetchpetcareofherndon.wordpress.com/2010/06/04/tips-for-great-nutrition/ One of the big questions we ask ourselves in relation to our pets is what food should I feed? Here are some things to consider when choosing a diet for your companion. In this article we are focusing on … Continue reading

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Natural Pest Control

http://fetchpetcareofherndon.wordpress.com/2010/06/04/natural-pest-control/ While there are a lot of products out there to keep our cats and dogs from being bothered by pests, some of them are safer than others. I stopped using the monthly spot application flea control on my cats … Continue reading

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Heat Stroke: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

http://fetchpetcareofherndon.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/heat-stroke/ While many of us consider our pets part of the family, it is important to remember that in some ways, they are very different from us. One of the ways dogs are different from people is how they dispel … Continue reading

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Getting Paws-On with Environmental Practices — West Paw Design

(This was originally posted on 6/26/08 on Woof Tales, The Big Bad Woof’s blog, but it appears with the redesign not all the archives were kept. However, I found it reposted on TBBW’s Facebook account. Yay for keeping records of … Continue reading

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