Blog Entries - tag: 'Pet stories'

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 …

Anxieties and Fears in Dogs

Posted on: December 8, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
ANXIETIES AND FEARS IN DOGS Does your dog act out when you leave the house? Does he chew on the table or chew up the couch? Some dogs can suffer from separation anxiety, whereby they just can’t cope when their owner isn’t home. Separation anxiety read more …

America's Most Popular Pets

Posted on: October 24, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
Few would be surprised to learn dogs are America's favorite pet.  They make loyal companions and seem to sense when were feeling down. They're always there with and an endless supply of unconditional love. Dogs can be great protectors; whether it be read more …

Picture This...

Posted on: September 19, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
Pet owners and pet care providers, like the Blue Ribbon team of pet sitters in Cincinnati, invest a good part of their busy days caring for animals. We give a lot to them because they give so much to us. Most of the time, we get so caught up in our daily read more …

The Things Animals Do For Us

Posted on: August 1, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
As a pet care provider and dog walker for Blue Ribbon Pet Care, I’m happy to give as much as I can to the dogs and cats I visit when their owners can’t be there for them. On any given day, from Amelia…to Eastgate…to Hyde Park, read more …

Katy & Chester

Posted on: July 18, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
As a pet care provider and dog walker for Blue Ribbon Pet Care, I enjoy visiting dogs and cats in the eastern suburbs of Cincinnati when their owners can’t be there for them. I’ve made four-legged friends everywhere from New Richmond to Mount read more …

The Akita

Posted on: June 20, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
As a pet care provider for Blue Ribbon Pet Care, I am privileged to care for a variety of dogs and cats all over Cincinnati; from Amelia to Anderson, Eastgate to Hyde Park. Whether it’s a stay at our doggy camp, our midday dog walking service or caring read more …

Shy Cats

Posted on: May 23, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
As a pet sitter and dog walker for Blue Ribbon Pet Care of Cincinnati, I am privileged to care for dogs and cats all over town; from Amelia to Anderson…to Mount Carmel and Mount Washington! Whether it’s a stay at our doggy camp, our midday dog read more …

Coco and Peanut

Posted on: March 30, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
From Amelia to Mount Carmel, Eastgate to Hyde Park, at Blue Ribbon Pet Care, Cincinnati, one of our most popular services is our home visit program.  Whether the pet owner is out of town, on vacation or just working a long shift, our skilled pet sitters read more …

Sweet Little Rory

Posted on: February 28, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
From Eastgate to Mount Carmel, Amelia to Mount Lookout, at Blue Ribbon Pet Care, Cincinnati, one of our most popular services is our pet sitting and home visit program.  Whether the pet owner is out of town, out of the country on vacation or just working read more …

Sweet Moka

Posted on: February 1, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
From Milford to Anderson, Hyde Park to Amelia, at Blue Ribbon Pet Care, Cincinnati, one of our most popular services is our pet sitting and home visit program.  Whether the pet owner is out of town, out of the country on vacation or just working a long read more …

Sophie & Kaluha: Two Sweet Beagles

Posted on: January 17, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
At Blue Ribbon Pet Care, Cincinnati, one of our most popular services is our pet sitting and home visit program.  Whether the pet owner is out of town, out of the country on vacation or just working a long shift, we provide the important care and read more …

Dog Coats of Many Colors

Posted on: January 3, 2014
Tags: Pet stories
As a pet sitter and dog walker for Blue Ribbon Pet Care, Cincinnati, I am privileged to care for a variety of feline and canine breeds all over town; from Amelia to New Richmond to Batavia to Mount Adams. Today I want to share the basic terminology of dog read more …

Explorer, the Cat

Posted on: December 6, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
As a pet sitter and dog walker for Blue Ribbon Pet Care of Cincinnati, I am privileged to care for dogs and cats all over town; from Amelia to Anderson to Milford and Mount Adams! I have had the pleasure of visiting a sweet seventeen year old short haired read more …

Which Breed of Dog is Best for You? Part 1

Posted on: December 2, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
  WHICH BREED OF DOG IS BEST FOR YOU?   Part 1   Having a dog in your life has so many perks, including companionship and unconditional love.  However, it can also help reduce feelings of depression, help your immune system and can read more …

The Great Dane: Apollo of Dogs

Posted on: November 8, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
  As a pet care provider for Blue Ribbon Pet Care, I am privileged to care for a multitude of canine breeds from all areas of Cincinnati.  On any given day, you’ll find me pet sitting or dog walking in Amelia, Milford, Anderson or Mount read more …

Does Your Home Smell Like Your Pet

Posted on: October 18, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
DOES YOUR HOME SMELL LIKE YOUR PET?   For all of us who own a pet, our home is bound to have a “pet smell” from time to time.  Most prefer not to have their homesmell like cats or dogs.  Below you can find some tips on how to keep read more …

Can A Dog Have Too Many Toys?

Posted on: October 11, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
The only thing greater than a dog’s love for toys might be a dog owner’s determination for finding the perfect toy for their dog.  Everyone knows how much dogs love toys.  You might even know about the benefits of toys for dogs:  read more …

The Most Popular Names for Dogs and Cats

Posted on: September 27, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
When I hear that tagline for the new brand of fresh dog food that refers to “Fido”, I can’t help but wonder how many younger people have never even heard of a dog named Fido.  It got me thinking about the names we give our pets and read more …

The Beauty of Ernie

Posted on: August 30, 2013
Tags: Pet stories, Dog walking
One of my first assignments as a pet-care provider for Blue Ribbon Pet Care – Cincinnati was walking a (then) 8-year-old male Bichon Frise named Ernie.  Ernie’s client profile jokingly said he had “bad hair”, so I wasn’t read more …

Cats

Posted on: August 23, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
CATS Domesticated cats, meaning those kept as pets, can be considered “man’s best friend”, just like dogs are.  They make great companions and can help to chase away household pests.   They are much easier to take care of read more …

What Personality Type is YOUR dog?

Posted on: August 16, 2013
Tags: Dog training, Pet stories
As a dog walker for Blue Ribbon Pet Care, Cincinnati, I am privileged to care for a variety of dog breeds.  It seems there are as many different dog personalities to go with them!  LOL Some experts say there are six main dog personality read more …

I Wasn't Always a Dog Lover...

Posted on: August 9, 2013
Tags: Pet sitter profiles, Pet stories
I WASN’T ALWAYS A DOG LOVER…   Don’t get the wrong idea…I love dogs now!!  However, about 15 years ago, I didn’t like dogs very much.  All of myneighbors had dogs, and if they licked me, well…it really read more …

Cat-person or Dog-person?

Posted on: August 2, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
There are those who say they are “dog people” and some “cat people”.  Ifyou consider yourself a "dog person" exclusively, the more you knowabout cats, the more you might appreciate them!Did you know cats were first domesticated read more …

Tex & Eve...Best Friends!!

Posted on: July 12, 2013
Tags: Dog walking, Pet stories
TEX & EVE...Best Friends!!!   Tex and Eve…an unlikely pair given their difference in size, but they are best friends!  They are clients of Blue Ribbon Pet Care and are walked five days a week by our loving pet walkers.  They also read more …

Annual Blue Ribbon Summer Party

Posted on: July 4, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
On Saturday June 22 the entire team of Blue Ribbonpet sitters converged upon Gayle's house for our annual summer cookout and poolparty!  A great deal of planning by Gayle (owner of A Blue Ribbon Pet Care -Cincinnati) went into the party with a lot of read more …

Listening To My Heart

Posted on: June 21, 2013
Tags: Pet sitter profiles, Pet stories
I talk to animals every day and, no, I'm not crazy. (There are those who might argue this point! LOL)Those of us who work with animals on a daily basis understand. Listen closely,and you can hear animals communicate.When working intimately with animals, read more …

Sophie goes Home

Posted on: February 24, 2011
Tags: Pet stories
So I take Sophie home and her, Snickers and I begin to bond a little.  I know that Snickers was expecting Sophie to leave at some point.  Many dogs have stayed with Snickers and I and some for a long period of time.  I went away for a read more …

Snickers and Sophie Meet

Posted on: February 7, 2011
Tags: Pet stories, Pet health
So we arranged the meeting on neutral grounds for all...I failed to mention it but of course a top priority is that Snickers approves of any new dog that comes into our home...Snickers and I take a drive to meet with Sophie... The meeting was very read more …

Snickers

Posted on: February 3, 2011
Tags: Pet stories
My dog Snickers was rescued when she was 2 1/2 years old - she is now 11 years old and does not look a day over 5.  I rescued her from what I now know to have been a puppy mill.  Because she is aging I told my associates (who have many connections read more …