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About this blog

Your Critter Sitter blog is how I see the world of pet ownership after working in our business for 5 years. It is about practical, reasoned ideas and suggestions wrapped in the human emotions we hold for our fluffy animal companions called Pets! I share my ideas and opinions, my views and the insights I have gained over the years working with animals. I will also share the ideas of the dog trainers I admire and the pet experts who are always trying to add to our knowledge of animal behave, care and well being.

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Latest Posts

  • When the Grieving Ends…

    Losing a Fur Member of the family is devastating. I didn’t think Heather would ever get over losing Alex. Alex was only 10 and had been raised for a puppy, through the couch eating and door scratching, the endless training and the weekends of fun. Here we discuss…

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  • Effective Leadership

      ‘Effective Leaders create a vision and set goals’. Dog owners need to be the same, have a dream, create a vision, and set the goals.  And, yes, we are talking about Leadership and dog ownership. Owning a dog is for the lifetime of the dog and that can...

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  • Are you a good Pack Leader?

    I have a friend I walk with in the park. We walk all year round, wet or dry. We’ve been walking together for years.  And even after all that time I still look forward to every walk and get pretty excited when I’m putting my coat on and going...

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  • Grooming

    Grooming is not only your responsibility as a dog owner but is also important for the overall physical maintainance and wellbeing of your pet. Regular grooming prevents matts and tangles, removes loose dirt and the build-up of dead undercoat hair. Daily brushing also builds that all important special bond...

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  • Dog Walking because…

    Heather & I walk dogs every morning Tuesday through Saturday. Most  have walked on the same  day with the same  group for a number of years and they know each other very well. They’re a band of happy wanderers, sniffing around every tree base, along every fence, stopping to...

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  • Raw Food and Bones… The Evolutionary Diet…

    There’s been a lot of publicity recently about what type of diet our ancestors were eating and if we should still be eating a pre-argricultural diet of meat, vegetable, fruit, nuts and seeds which contained no cereals and no processed foods.  The question is did the move away from this...

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