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New Year, New Services!

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Wow, 2018 sure was a wonderful year for Dog Tired Pet Services! We accomplished so much, from having three staff members PACCC certified, to our owner, Gray Moore, elected to the International PACCC  Board.  While 2018 is one for the books, we are striving to make 2019 even better for our members! As the new […]

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Why Hire A Professional Pet Sitter?

Friday, January 4th, 2019

(Written By National Association of Professional Pet Sitters NAPPS) Using a professional pet sitter reaps benefits for both pets and pet parent.  Once you experience professional pet care in your home, you’ll never worry about being away from your pet again. For the Pets: Benefits to your pets include: Staying at home in his/her safe, […]

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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire A Dog Walker And Pet Sitter In Charleston, SC

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Happy Dog, Happy Cat, Happy Life.  Let’s help everyone celebrate National Walk Your Dog Month this January by hiring a professional! Hiring a dog walker or in home pet sitter can provide amazing benefits for your dog and cat (and or other pets), as well as for you.  Here are the top 5 reasons we […]

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Reasons Why Adoption is a better Option this Holiday

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

As the holidays quickly approach, the air has shifted and feels lighter and filled with joy. With that joy comes the opportunity to participate in the adoption of an animal. During the Christmas season, many children are asking for a dog as their Christmas gift, and as their parent, if you believe they are responsible […]

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Therapy Dogs

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Sometimes in life, we find ourselves in need of a good cuddle session due to anxious and stressful feelings. Therapy dogs can be sweet helpers in these times. Trained to give affection and comfort to those who need it, a Therapy dog can be found in hospitals, schools, disaster areas, nursing homes, and hospice facilities. Dogs […]

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Dog Training

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Rooting from a dog’s natural desire to accommodate and please their owner, training provides the knowledge a dog needs to understand their owner’s desires. It’s about finding and learning a common language. Once this communication is created, the possibilities are endless with your pet. They begin to understand the difference in your voice, and what […]

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Anticipation: Reading your way to a well-behaved dog.

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

The key to preventing unwanted behavior is learning to read your dog at the absolute earliest signs of mental escalation. Once the brain is spinning too fast it becomes more difficult to slow it down. One second your dog is calm and focused on you… Next you see the intensity in the eyes and alertness […]

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The Science of Humping: It’s not always dominance.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

It’s not unusual for a dog develop a habit of humping or mounting. And not only humping other dogs, but things like toys, pillows, blankets, and people. Every dog owner knows the embarrassment of having the dog doing the humping. It can be awkward, especially if your dog likes to hump people. What are the reasons? Rather […]

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Enrichment: The Real Recipe For a Tired Dog

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

“A tired dog is a good dog”.  We’ve all heard the saying.  A better phrase would be “a tired dog is a well-behaved dog.”  For the most part this is true. What many people are now learning is that enticing them with challenges and activities that work their brain rather than cutting them loose at […]

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Pyotraumatic Dermatitis (Hot Spot) In Dogs

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

When it comes to skin conditions in dogs, one of the most commonly known condition is hotspot. This skin condition can be itchy, painful, and develop in a matter of minutes. It’s medical name is Pyotraumatic Dermatitis, and today we want to give our clients insight on the possible causes and symptoms. Possible Symptoms Persistent […]

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