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Hire a Dog Walker for Spring

Spring is considered to be one of the happiest seasons. In this particular season, a lot of pet owners make it a point that they could give the best possible care to their pet during this wonderful season. For example, taking care of your dog is a major responsibility that must not be taken for granted. However, most dog owners cannot keep their dog by their side always because of work or out of town trips. It is wrong to think that your dog doesn’t need any company when you’re away. The truth is, there are some dogs that can be really lonely and affected when their owners leave them. Besides, I am sure that your dog’s happiness is always your priority, right? That is why hiring a professional dog walker or pet care specialist is the next best thing to do.

Dog walking services is becoming highly in demand in most countries in the world because a lot of pet owners are busy with work and other social activities. No wonder why there are also a lot of people putting up dog walking services because of its rising demand. By hiring professional dog walkers or pet care specialists, you can be assured that your dog will be given the proper care all throughout the time you’re off to work.

Just keep in mind that by taking a dog for a walk everyday during the spring season is a good form of exercise that will make a dog fit and full of life. So even if you cannot do this daily activity with your dog, the dog walker you’ll hire can make your dog enjoy this activity all throughout the spring season.

But before you hire a dog walker or a pet care specialist, there are many things that you should consider first. Make sure that you only hire from reputable dog walking services. This is one way to be assured that you’re leaving your dog with good hands. If you can, try to interview the dog walker first and find out certain things that can give you assurance that he/she is capable to handle and take care of your dog when you’re away. Furthermore, it is advisable to also visit the website or call the dog walking service in order to completely understand the services being offered to you.

After you have fully understood all the terms and conditions of the services being offered to you and you have completely settled the agreement, a trained pet care specialist or dog walker will come and visit your house everyday to take good care of your dog while you are away for work. This pet care specialist will take your dog for a walk everyday, feed your dog and play with your dog until you get home. The pet care specialist will act like a “baby sitter” for your dog and shall give your dog the things that he/ she needs when you’re at work.

Another option in finding the perfect dog walker for your dog is to ask your friends or relatives for any suggestions. That will serve as your reference and guarantee that the dog walker you will hire can take good care of your beloved dog. Some even find trusted dog walkers or pet specialists just around their area so you may opt to ask around your neighborhood as well.

About Author
Joanne Delos Reyes writes for, Australia’s premiere online pet store and 2008 eBay Australia Top Store awardee. Petitude offers quality, yet affordable dog clothes, dog shoes, dog accessories, pet furniture and more.

Save your Dog from Spring Allergies

Spring season is not always a happy and exciting period for some dog owners and also for their sensitive dogs. During this time of the year, most dogs often suffer from some sort of allergies and you can only notice these allergic reactions around their three to six years of age. These dog allergies may even get worse every year. Your dog can be able to acquire or obtain these sensitivities through the air, from the food they eat and from their own bodies as well.

As a dog owner, it is your obligation to take good care of your pet during times when he/she suffers from these allergies. It is your task to provide and give medications to your pet’s allergy in order for him/her to survive the season. In order for you to determine if your dog has an allergy, you should observe him first. The thing is even if you do not perform any observation you can still notice when your dog suffers from any allergy. Your pet dog is suffering from allergy when he scratches too much, he/she loses fur or hair, rubbing off his face, shakes his/ her head all the time, loss of appetite, coughing, sneezing, suffering from diarrhea and so many other unusual practices. These are the most common symptoms that you will notice when your pet dog starts to suffer pain due to allergy.

First, you need to look for any allergy indications in your dog’s body, particularly in your pet’s skin. In fact, you can be able to notice immediately the symptoms and the indications. In addition, itchiness and rashes can also be an allergy indication of your pet. These series of warning signs are often noticed all throughout the spring season wherein your pet can be able to inhale the allergies blown up in this season, and the most common allergies, which your dog can acquire are the flea allergies.

In order to prevent your dog allergy from worsening, you must make your first move. You should consult your nearest veterinarian to get some advices and first aids. It is very important to follow all the prescription of your dog’s veterinarian.

You can also apply some natural medications instead of the artificial ones. We all know that some dog’s medicines have side effects that would not be good to their health. There are actually a lot of natural medicines for dog allergies that are sold in the market today. Instead of using steroid medicines, corticosteroids, NSAIDs or the antihistimines medicines, you can use the alternative one – the skin and coat tonic. This type of natural medicine contains natural herbs that will treat and heal your dog’s dry peeling skin, eczema, and itching problems. In addition, it can quickly heal the dog’s skin wounds due to scratches and some infections.

You really need to pay attention to your dog’s health. If they have the symptoms that will indicate allergies, then give him first aid right away. Do not ignore the warning signs for it might get worse and your dog will definitely suffer from those spring allergies. Thus, make sure to protect and secure your pets during the spring time.

It is very imperative to take good care of your pets, not only in spring time but also in all seasons. Let us provide them their needs and make them feel our deep affection for them.

About Author
Joanne Delos Reyes writes for, Australia’s premiere online pet store and 2008 eBay Australia Top Store awardee. Petitude offers quality, yet affordable dog clothes, dog shoes, dog accessories, pet furniture and more.

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