Blog entries by Pet Nanny

  1. [ATTACH] Our pet sitters were warned to be vigilant about this awful disease when first reported in 2012. The symptoms of Alabama Rot are skin lesions, ulcers and or sores, which can appear on a dog’s legs, body, mouth or tongue and within days this can lead to acute kidney failure. We...
  2. In my eighteen years working in the pet care industry, I have seen a massive increase in the puppy farming industry. As demand for cheaper, pure bred and designer puppies increases, this despicable trade booms and the last year we have cared for numerous puppies who were purchased cheaply over...
  3. This is without doubt the most common problem that I address in my working life and can occur more frequently in dogs that come from rescue centres and puppies being left alone for the first time. This type of behaviour can produce various behavioural responses such as chewing, prolonged...
  4. I wondered into the forum, and nearly banged my head on the way out, since the tech talk went totally over my head! There was SERPS (being a pet sitter, I could have been forgiven for thinking this was short for Serpents!), and SEO. Blogging I thought was some kind of new fangled sportswear...
  5. How I detest embarking on a recruitment drive. With this new age law in place, it makes finding the right type of people almost impossible. No longer can I suggest that pet sitting would suit a retired person or couple. Even the word 'mature' sends shock waves through the powers that be, and...