Karla’s Pet Care Blog

Is Adopting a Cat Right for You?

Is Adopting a Cat Right for You? Approximately 3.2 million cats will enter animal shelters across the country each year, with around 70% of those cats being euthanized. June is Cat Adoption month, and with numbers like these, we urge you to consider adding one of...

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Activities for the Dog Dad This Father’s Day

Activities for the Dog Dad This Father’s Day Father’s Day is coming up, and we can’t forget about all the fur dads out there! As a dog dad, you undoubtedly spend plenty of time doting on your fur baby, and Father’s Day is a good reason to make your day with your pup a...

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8 Reasons Why Being a Dog Mom is the Best

8 Reasons Why Being a Dog Mom is the Best Dogs enrich our lives in countless ways and in ways for which we could never repay them. In honor of Mother's Day this year, here are 8 reasons why being a dog mom is the best! You have a live-in vacuum: Drop a piece of...

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Is Catnip Really Safe?

Is Catnip Really Safe? As a cat owner, you’ve undoubtedly bought your cat countless toys saying they’re filled with catnip. Maybe you’ve even bought a whole bag of the stuff to sprinkle on your cat’s scratch pad or on the floor for them to roll around in. But what...

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Dog Bite Prevention Tips

Dog Bite Prevention Tips from Your Elk Grove Pet Sitter Since this is National Dog Bite Prevention week we thought we'd give you a few tips to keep you safe. More than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs each year, with children being the most common...

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Understanding Your Cat’s Body Language

Understanding Your Cat’s Body Language Many people think that cats are harder to understand or that they have a more laissez faire attitude than their canine counterparts, but this is not the case! The key to understanding your cat and their moods is through some...

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Is Easter Egg Dye Bad for My Dog?

It is almost time for Easter. The stores have been filling up with pastel candy, chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs. And if you are dyeing eggs this year, you may be wondering if the dye is bad for your dog. Simply put, the answer is no, common Easter Egg dye is not...

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Pet Poison Prevention Tips

Pet Poison Prevention Tips March is National Poison Prevention month, and while many of us are knowledgeable on poison prevention in humans, many are not so educated on poison prevention for their pets. It’s not as simple as keeping chocolates and cleaning supplies...

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