The Pet Parent Learning Center

What Makes A Professional Pet Sitter, “Professional”?

What Makes A Professional Pet Sitter, “Professional”? Pet sitting has become more popular than ever. Many choose to pet sit as a hobby or side gig to earn extra cash with the low entry barrier and the flexible schedule. With apps such as Rover and Wag popping up, the pet

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Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?

Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks? In honor of National Train Your Dog Month, we wanted to tackle the question we hear often, “can you teach an old dog new tricks”? We all train new canine additions to our homes; potty training, the household rules, leash walking, and

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Living With A Fearful Dog

Living With A Fearful Dog You thought your new dog was going to be just like your last one… well adjusted, friendly, and full of fun. Instead, you got a pooch that is afraid of a long list of things. Your dog may have been abused or had a terrifying

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Does My Cat Have Dry Skin?

Does My Cat Have Dry Skin? Like most other animals, cats can have dry skin. Although dry skin doesn’t seem like a critical cat concern, the state of their skin is a good indicator of your cat’s overall health. So if your kitty has flakey skin, is scratching frequently, has

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Is Pet Insurance Necessary?

Is Pet Insurance Necessary? The short answer to that question is ‘no.’ Because there are no state, federal, or lender requirements that pets must be insured. Perhaps this is a better question to ask―is pet insurance a good idea? The answer to that is a resounding but qualified, ‘YES.’ Why

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Why Does My Dog Bark So Much?

Why Does My Dog Bark So Much? Often we are asked, “why does my dog bark so much? So to help you better understand your dog’s voice and what they are trying to communicate to you, read on..” Let’s state the obvious, most dogs bark – it’s a normal canine

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What Makes A Professional Pet Sitter, “Professional”?

What Makes A Professional Pet Sitter, “Professional”? Pet sitting has become more popular than ever. Many choose to pet sit as a hobby or side gig to earn extra cash with the low entry barrier and the flexible schedule. With apps such as Rover and Wag popping up, the pet

Read More »

Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?

Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks? In honor of National Train Your Dog Month, we wanted to tackle the question we hear often, “can you teach an old dog new tricks”? We all train new canine additions to our homes; potty training, the household rules, leash walking, and

Read More »

Living With A Fearful Dog

Living With A Fearful Dog You thought your new dog was going to be just like your last one… well adjusted, friendly, and full of fun. Instead, you got a pooch that is afraid of a long list of things. Your dog may have been abused or had a terrifying

Read More »

Does My Cat Have Dry Skin?

Does My Cat Have Dry Skin? Like most other animals, cats can have dry skin. Although dry skin doesn’t seem like a critical cat concern, the state of their skin is a good indicator of your cat’s overall health. So if your kitty has flakey skin, is scratching frequently, has

Read More »

Is Pet Insurance Necessary?

Is Pet Insurance Necessary? The short answer to that question is ‘no.’ Because there are no state, federal, or lender requirements that pets must be insured. Perhaps this is a better question to ask―is pet insurance a good idea? The answer to that is a resounding but qualified, ‘YES.’ Why

Read More »

Why Does My Dog Bark So Much?

Why Does My Dog Bark So Much? Often we are asked, “why does my dog bark so much? So to help you better understand your dog’s voice and what they are trying to communicate to you, read on..” Let’s state the obvious, most dogs bark – it’s a normal canine

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