Protecting Your Pets from Poisons

Posted on Mar 22, 2017
Protecting Your Pets from Poisons

March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month and this week is National Poison Prevention Week. Each year, there are more than 100,000 cases of pet poisoning in the U.S. Many of these are caused by household substances that are perfectly harmless to pet owners. But just because something is safe for people doesn’t mean it won’t […]

The Value of Professional Pet Sitting Over Friends or Family

Posted on Mar 6, 2017
The Value of Professional Pet Sitting Over Friends or Family

We’ve all been there. You’re headed out-of-town. You have your dates set, your tickets are ordered, and you’ve thought about what you’ll pack. Then you remember that you also need to schedule someone to care for your pets. It’s tempting to phone a friend. We all have friends or family who love our pets and […]

Run Those Dogs Loves Cats & Small Animals Too!

Posted on Feb 17, 2017
Run Those Dogs Loves Cats & Small Animals Too!

A lot of people think that because the word ‘dogs’ is in the Run Those Dogs company name that we only care for canines. That’s quite the contrary. We love, exercise, and pet sit for cats and small animals too! The same is true for running. Even though ‘run’ is in the company name, we care for animals at […]

The Importance of Pet Dental Health

Posted on Feb 6, 2017
The Importance of Pet Dental Health

February is Pet Dental Health Month. Pet oral health is possibly the most overlooked of pet parent responsibilities. Humans are told to brush and floss twice a day to avoid cavities and gum disease. Our diets are much more diverse and include a lot more sugar, so the recommendations aren’t quite so extensive for pets. Nonetheless, […]

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month

Posted on Jan 26, 2017
February is Responsible Pet Owners Month

When we first think about getting a pet, we think about how cute they are and the joy and companionship they’ll bring to our lives. We might not realize at first that leading a pack also comes with responsibility. Each February has been designated Responsible Pet Owner month to remind us of what exactly is included […]

Seven Ways to Get Fit with Your Pet

Posted on Jan 12, 2017
Seven Ways to Get Fit with Your Pet

In the New Year more than ever, we look at our goals for the future. One of the most common is be healthier and more fit so that we can have a higher quality of life and live longer. It turns out that the goals we have for ourselves also apply to the lives of […]

14 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Dog for 2017

Posted on Dec 28, 2016

14 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Dog for 2017 Learn portion control: Research the proper amount of food for your dog’s weight and activity level and measure out exact portions and use a regular feeding schedule to get overeating under control. Get more exercise: Set a goal of at least three 20 minute […]

Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

Posted on Dec 19, 2016
Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

  We’re not in the business of scaring anyone. But we care about animals. So we put together this quick list of what to watch out for during this busy holiday season to keep your pet safe. First, try to keep your pet’s eating and exercise habits as close to their normal routine as possible. […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Dog

Posted on Dec 9, 2016
Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Dog

During this time of the year we can get so busy trying to find just the right gift for our human friends and family that our canine friends get overlooked. Run Those Dogs owner Jen Sewell has put together a quick list of her favorites that will make great gifts for your best friend. Most […]

Titer Testing and Vaccination

Posted on Nov 28, 2016
Titer Testing and Vaccination

Similar to the controversy over human vaccinations, there is ongoing disagreement about vaccinations for our pets. Most agree that vaccinations have real benefits and have saved millions of pet lives, but many experts also believe pets are over vaccinated. Some vaccines may cause allergic reactions or side effects in healthy animals and those with a compromised immune […]