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How To Relax on Thanksgiving – A Pet Sitter’s Guide

As a pet sitter in Mesa, AZ, I often receive last minute pet sitting requests around the holidays.  Clients sound flustered and stressed on the phone.  Excited to visit with family, that they may not have seen in years, nervous Read more…


Valley Fever

I can completely sympathize with families who have pets with valley fever.  My dog, Magic, has recently been diagnosed with valley fever and from first hand experience….it’s AWFUL!  My heart breaks and goes out to anyone who has had experience Read more…


All I did was run from a dog

Special effects courtesy of Rot n Wonderland In honor of Dog Bite Prevention Week, (starting May 15th)  we are sharing reasons why people get bit by dogs and how to prevent it from happening to you. When you see a Read more…


I tried to hug a dog

All I tried to do is hug a dog In honor of Dog Bite Prevention Week (starting May 15th) we are dedicating this article to one reason why people get bit by dogs and how to ensure it doesn’t happen Read more…


How to prevent dog bites

As a Mesa pet sitter I am  provided with plenty of opportunities to educate pet parents and the general public about how to prevent dog bites when working with shy and fearful dogs. Jenna Trethewey, owner of Play Time Pet Read more…


Green Cleaning For Your Pets

Have you ever thought about the cleaning products you use in your home and what affect they have on your pets?  I stopped using harsh chemicals on my floors because my dogs couldn’t stay off of them long enough for Read more…


Mesa Pet Sitter Buckles Up for Safety

Wanna go for a ride?  That usually gets my dogs all riled up and ready to go.  Their tails wagging and whining out of excitement.  The wind in their hair, the smells of the unknown, sticking their head out the window, squirming Read more…


How to Report Animal Abuse

In our last article, 10 Signs of Animal Abuse, we gave you the signs of animal abuse to watch for.  Now, we need to know what to do if we suspect animal abuse. It is important to report animal abuse Read more…


How to keep your home safe while you are gone

Your Mesa pet sitter offers tips on how to keep your home safe while you are on vacation.  Pet sitters at Play Time Pet Care take our jobs very seriously.  Not only are we responsible for caring for your pets Read more…


Doggy Door Dangers in East Valley

Do you have a doggy door in the East Valley?  Be aware of the dangers if you already have one or are thinking of installing one. Doggy doors sure are convenient aren’t they?  Have you ever thought of all the Read more…