Blog Entries - 2015

Raising the Perfect Kitty!

Posted on: August 7, 2015
Tags: Pet health
RAISING THE PERFECT KITTY!!   If you are thinking about getting kitten, or two, there are a few things you need to know in order to properly prepare for his/her arrival!!   The following items are very important to have on hand before you bring read more …

Sitter Profile - Bev Beckman

Posted on: July 17, 2015
Tags: Pet sitter profiles
PET SITTER - BEV BECKMAN   Bev is another one of Blue Ribbon’s treasured pet sitters.  She has been with the company for four years.  When Bev heard about the job opening at Blue Ribbon back then, she asked a friend (Karen, who was read more …

Sitter Profile - Karen Dieckmann

Posted on: July 4, 2015
Tags: Pet sitter profiles
Karen is currently our most senior sitter at Blue Ribbon Pet Care of Cincinnati (our very most senior sitter just retired about 2 years ago).  She began as a pet sitter on 2/27/2010.  Karen answered an ad in the newspaper knowing this read more …

Puppies That Bite

Posted on: June 5, 2015
Tags: Dog training
PUPPIES THAT BITE   We all know that puppies spend a lot of time playing, chewing and “discovering” all kinds of new things. And they usually use their mouth to do this, which then leads to biting. This is normal, but it’s up to their read more …

Joint Health in Dogs

Posted on: May 14, 2015
Tags: Pet health
JOINT HEALTH IN DOGS   With summer just around the corner, I’m sure you will be spending more time outside with your beloved pets! Many dogs like to run, jump and chase. It’s important to remember that a dog’s joints can take a read more …

LYME & HEARTWORM Disease in Dogs

Posted on: April 10, 2015
Tags: Pet health
  LYME & HEARTWORM DISEASE IN DOGS   Since Spring is officially here, I wanted to refresh your memory about Lyme Disease and Heartworm Disease.    Both can cause serious harm to your beloved pooch.  LYME DISEASE is a read more …

How Often Shoud Your Pet Visit the Vet?

Posted on: March 1, 2015
Tags: Pet health
HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOUR PET VISIT THE VETERINARIAN?   Our furry friends are like our children, so it is important that their visits to the Vet are on-schedule. You should take them to your Vet for vaccinations and check-ups to keep them healthy, but how read more …

Is Your Dog Aggressive?

Posted on: February 13, 2015
Tags: Pet health
IS YOUR DOG AGGRESSIVE?   Does your dog become aggressive around other dogs or people? It can be a major problem for dog owners, but it’s important to understand the causes of dog aggression. Dog aggression stems from a dog’s frustration read more …

Should I Walk My Dog In The Cold and Snow?

Posted on: January 19, 2015
Tags: Pet health
SHOULD I WALK MY DOG IN THE COLD AND SNOW?   All dogs should be walked daily. It is a great form of exercise and it helps to release any extra energy they might have. Even when it is cold outside, it is ok to walk your dog, but remember that your read more …

Should I Adopt a Rescue Pet?

Posted on: January 2, 2015
Tags: Pet stories
SHOULD I ADOPT A RESCUE PET I think most of us know that there are thousands of animals in U.S. shelters who need a good home. These dogs and cats end up in shelters for various reasons, such as they get lost/run away, are abused, or their owner just read more …