Karla’s Pet Care Blog

How to Train Your Dog to Walk on a Leash

How to Train Your Dog to Walk on a Leash

How to Train Your Dog to Walk on a Leash Whether you’ve got a brand new puppy or an old stubborn dog who hates to feel tethered, leash training is a necessary and important part of a dog’s life. Walking on a leash is required by law in most public places, and the last...

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How to Keep Your Pet Safe on New Year’s Eve

How to Keep Your Pet Safe on New Year’s Eve

It is almost time to ring in the New Year. As we the holidays come to a close we start to wrap our minds around getting back to the daily grind. But thankfully before that happens we have one last holiday to celebrate, New Year's Eve. And while we're looking forward...

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5 Best Holiday Movies to Watch With Your Dog

5 Best Holiday Movies to Watch With Your Dog

5 Best Holiday Movies to Watch With Your Dog The holidays are the perfect time to grab some hot cocoa or egg nog, cuddle up to your pup on the couch and watch some Christmas movies. There are a ton of holiday movies that you can watch, but we think it’s a good idea to...

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5 Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

5 Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers It’s that time of year again, where you seem to be constantly shopping and trying to figure out special gifts to get each person in your life. You’ve got a nice bottle opener for your wine-loving friend, and personalized coffee mug for your...

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Pet Safety During the Holidays

Pet Safety During the Holidays

The Christmas season is upon us and it truly is one of the most wonderful times of the year. It’s a time we feel thankful and humbled. A time to spend gathering with friends and family. But it is also the time of hidden holiday dangers. Here's a list of some of the...

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8 Tips for Dealing With a Diabetic Pet

8 Tips for Dealing With a Diabetic Pet

8 Tips for Dealing With a Diabetic Pet November is National Pet Diabetes month so Karla’s Pet Care, your Elk Grove pet sitter, has 8 tips to help you deal with a diabetic pet. Feed Your Pet Healthy and Low-Fat Meals and Treats There are many types of healthy food...

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10 REASONS TO GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR DOG

10 REASONS TO GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR DOG

10 REASONS TO GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR DOG Thanksgiving is at the end of November so naturally, people start to think about all of the things that they are thankful for in their lives.  Most of us have lots of things to be thankful for, especially if we have a special...

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9 Signs You’re Ready to Adopt a Dog

9 Signs You’re Ready to Adopt a Dog

9 Signs You’re Ready to Adopt a Dog October is Adopt a Dog Month.  Adopting a dog can bring endless joy and companionship to your life not to mention that you could be saving a life. But how do you know if it’s the right time for you to bring home a new best friend?...

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Top 7 Pet Costumes for Halloween

Top 7 Pet Costumes for Halloween

Top 7 Pet Costumes for Halloween Halloween is right around the corner and many families like to include their furry family members in the celebrations.  Why not take your dog along for Trick or Treat with the kids, or to your neighborhood block party? There are few...

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