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Choosing the Right Kennel

Choosing the Right Kennel

It’s very important to pick the right kennel or dog boarding facility. At Best Friends Dog Walkers, we provide a kennel alternative to the Cedar Rapids area. This means that we visit your dog in the safety and convenience of your home. Choosing the right kennel...
Is Dog Boarding Right for You?

Is Dog Boarding Right for You?

When a person is going to be out of town, they may have to use a boarding service to care for their dog. Finding a trusted place for dog boarding can be stressful. There are some things to look for in a dog kennel to make sure the dog will be safe and well cared for....
Our Kennel Alternative

Our Kennel Alternative

Best Friends Dog Walkers recently celebrated our 4th anniversary. We are honored to be helping you provide excellent care for your pets. Many locals are familiar with our world-class dog walker and pet sitter services. Over the years, we started to observe that...
Add Years to Your Pet’s Life

Add Years to Your Pet’s Life

Any pet parent today would love to see their pet live a long a happy life. This is not a guarantee since we do handle our pets in different ways. The way a person handles their pet may determine the amount of time the pet has. Pet Sitter Tips on How to Boost your...
9 Top Pet Care Tips

9 Top Pet Care Tips

If you happen to be a brand new pet owner, you may not be sure how to take care of your new pet adequately. This does not only apply to new pet owners, but to everyone who has a pet. Taking good care of your pet has a lot of different aspects attached to it, and there...
When to Worry About Your Dog’s Diarrhea

When to Worry About Your Dog’s Diarrhea

Unfortunately for dog owners, pets often get sick, and it can be very difficult to decide when it is simply a short-lived illness, or when it is a more serious disease that needs veterinarian care. One of the most common telltale signs of sickness in dogs is diarrhea....
Common Dog Skin Troubles

Common Dog Skin Troubles

Dogs just, like their human parents, can get some different skin conditions. A dog parent has to be aware of these common skin conditions in dogs, so they know how to treat them. As a professional pet sitter and dog walker, we have experience with these conditions. We...
Why a Pet Sitter is Your Best Bet

Why a Pet Sitter is Your Best Bet

When a person has a long work schedule, or they are going out of town someone needs to be around to care for their pets. Dogs need to be walked, and all pets need food and water every day. There are several reasons why a person should hire a professional pet sitter to...
Helping A Dog Up Into A Car

Helping A Dog Up Into A Car

Let’s face it, if you are a dog parent, you will eventually need to help your dog get up into a car at some point in their life. Furthermore, since there so many different sizes, shapes, and physical conditions when it comes to dogs, this simple act can be...
How to Exercise Your Dog Indoors

How to Exercise Your Dog Indoors

As most of you have already noticed, the weather is starting to change. Fall has officially arrived, and the frigid cold of winter might be right around the corner. At Best Friends Dog Walkers, we still provide dog walking and pet sitter services to the area, even...
5 Fall Pet Safety Tips

5 Fall Pet Safety Tips

Fall is finally here. Crisp air, cool weather, and the beautiful colors of fall foliage are all very much welcomed after months of hot weather. It’s the perfect time of the year to get back outside and enjoy nature. We aren’t the only ones that love this...
4 Cat Feeding Methods to Avoid

4 Cat Feeding Methods to Avoid

As professional pet sitters, we like to keep our readers up to date on some philosophies when it comes to caring for cats. Here are some methods to avoid. 1. Feeding the Wrong Diet Many foods can cause unwanted stress on your cat’s digestive system. Examples of...