Do Cats Teeth Need To Be Cleaned?

Cats, just like humans (and dogs!), need to have their teeth cleaned. Often times, this process can be a little intimidating given that cats are pretty opinionated about when and where they want to be touched - if at all. However, with some practice and a little bit of patience, cleaning your cat's teeth can and should be accomplished fairly regularly. There are a few ways to keep your kitty's teeth pearly white without the stress.

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How To Provide Mental Stimulation For Your Cat

Cats get bored just like people do and can express boredom in a various ways. Some of the most common ways include tipping over glasses and scratching furniture upon other mischievous behaviors . Learning how to entertain your cat is important to you and your cat's relationship (and sanity!). Here are some tips and tricks on how to provide some mental stimulation for your cat using their surrounding environment, toys and human interaction.

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To Do And Not To Do For Doggy Shampoo

Did you know that human shampoo can be harmful to use on your dog? There are a few reasons for this: our skin as humans is about 3x as thick as our dog's, dogs only have sweat glands on their paws and human's skin is more acidic. Hence, a dog’s skin is much more basic, sensitive, and thinner than ours.

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Nelson Rith
The 7 Basic Needs of Your Cat

All cats have basic needs. Providing them will not only help ensure your cat's long-term health, but will also have a positive impact on their overall behavior and the degree of satisfaction they experience (we all know how important that is!). If these needs are not met, you may find that your cat feels stressed, anxious or even depressed. Making your house more "cat friendly" will promote a healthy kitty and healthy relationship between you and your loved ones (the furry kind). Listed below are a few things that an "ideal" house for cats may include.

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Dog Friendly Patios in Denver

It's a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Denver - you're with your best friend (your dog, of course!) and want to get your grub on...and possibly a beer too! You're not sure where you can go without having to leave your four legged furry friend behind...not to worry! Fortunately, Denver passed an ordinance a few years back allowing restaurant owners to turn portions of their patios into puppy-permitted spaces (with some restrictions). Here is a list of some of our favorite dog friendly restaurants/patios in Denver:

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Pet Rescue Shelters In Denver

There is no better feeling than coming home after a long day to your best friend who offers the kind of love that comes with no expectations and no demands. A family pet can have a huge positive impact on all kinds of people across the board. When was the last time you thought about opening your home and heart to a new best friend? Luckily, Denver is a host to many quality shelters that can help in finding the right pet for you. Denver Pro Pet Sitting offers you a list of some awesome local pet shelters that you can visit.

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How To Choose The Right Pet Sitter or Dog Walker

So the time has come for your long awaited vacation and the only thing remaining is hiring a professional pet sitter to care for your beloved dog and cat while you are gone. You may be asking yourself what you should be looking for in a quality pet care provider. Here are some insightful tools and things to consider when searching for that perfect pet care company.

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Dog Parks and Off-Leash Areas in Denver

Anyone who lives in Denver, Colorado knows it is home to many dog owners. With many dog parks and off leash areas, there is no shortage of adventures that you can bring your furry friends along for. Dogs absolutely love to run free and indulge in the fresh outdoor weather.  Denver Pro Pet Sitting has compiled a list of some of the top dog parks in the area so you and your pup can take advantage of your surroundings!

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How To Prevent Dog Bites

Did you know that according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 4.5 million people are bit by dogs each year? Additionally, dog bites account for one-third of all homeowners' liability insurance claims costing around $570 million per year!  With over 70 million dogs living in the US (and growing!), it's becoming increasingly more important for people to know how to prevent dog bites. Here are some tips and tricks to help.

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Nelson Rith
Tips For Keeping Your Cat Happy

If you're anything like us, we're always spoiling our kitties to keep them happy. Their happiness is just as important as ours is to us. It can be difficult to leave them at home by themselves as you venture off into the world for work, errands, and the like. Denver Pro Pet Sitting offers you some tips to keep your cat happy during these periods: 

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