Atlanta Dog Walking, Pet Sitting and Pet Taxi - An Opportunity to be of Service

Atlanta Dog Walking, Pet Sitting and Pet Taxi - An Opportunity to be of Service We here at Buckhead Paws are fortunate to be doing something we love so much. Whether in Buckhead, Brookhaven,…

What Makes your Atlanta Pet Sitter Special: Employees vs Independent Contractors

What Makes your Atlanta Pet Sitter Special: Employees vs Independent Contractors   While most other pet sitting and dog walking services in metro Atlanta work with independent contractors, each…

What to Do if You See a Coyote

What to Do if You See a Coyote It doesn't happen often, but every once in a while, we'll hear reports of a coyote roaming an Atlanta neighborhood. In fact, not long ago, one of our dog walkers was…

Separation Anxiety: A Growing Problem in the Atlanta Area

Separation Anxiety: A Growing Problem in the Atlanta Area Lately, our Atlanta dog walkers and pet sitters have been reporting a noticeable increase in separation anxiety among our 4-legged clients.…

Active Dogs + Atlanta Summers = Potential for Heatstroke!

Active Dogs + Atlanta Summers = Potential for Heatstroke! It's hot out there and understanding how your dog regulates his temperature is important for his safety. Instead of sweating as humans do,…

Grooming Your Pets in the Hot Atlanta Summer

Grooming Your Pets in the Hot Atlanta Summer   Yes, your dogs love their walks, but grooming your pet is an important part of establishing a bond and maintaining their health. Whether you're in…

Another Reason Why Atlanta Pet Sitting Clients Should Use a Professional Pet Sitting Service

Another Reason Why Atlanta Pet Sitting Clients Should Use a Professional Pet Sitting Service If you're considering using a dog walker or pet sitter in the Buckhead, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs,…

The Wisdom Of Our Pets

The Wisdom Of Our Pets   A friend who knows I own a pet sitting business in Atlanta recently shared this sweet cartoon with me, and, while it was good for a little chuckle, I was struck by the…

The Key To The Keys For Pet Sitters And Dog Walkers

The Key To The Keys For Pet Sitters And Dog Walkers One of the many challenges about running a dog walking and pet sitting business is that there are just so many different moving parts. And there's…

Protect Your Dog From Parasites

Protect Your Dog From Parasites Summer is in full swing here in the Atlanta area, but with the warm weather come the fleas and ticks that both you and your pup dread. These parasites feed on your…

What To Tell Your Pet Sitter Before You Leave Atlanta

What To Tell Your Pet Sitter Before You Leave Atlanta Whether you're a new pet sitting client, someone who hasn't needed us in a while, or one of our beloved "regulars," the information in your…

Buckhead Paws To The Rescue

Buckhead Paws To The Rescue Understandably, the vast majority of our dog walking and pet sitting clients are from the Atlanta area (including Buckhed, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Decatur,…

The Complicated Truth About a Cat's Purr

  The Complicated Truth About a Cat's Purr No one is certain exactly why cats purr, although there are a number of good theories. The obvious conclusion is that they seem to make this noise when…

How Often Should a Pet Sitter Visit?

  How Often Should a Pet Sitter Visit? A potential new Atlanta client called recently, asking about pet care for their kitty cat. This prospective client was leaving town for a week. She said…

Why Cats Knead

Why Cats Knead It's true that most of our Atlanta pet sitting clients have dogs, but we also have a lot of kitties that we dearly love. I have such happy memories of my own kitty, Gigi - I had to…

How to Properly Socialize Your Puppy During Quarantine

How to Properly Socialize Your Puppy During Quarantine Here's a very helpful article from The Scout Guide including comments from Mark Shaver, our owner at Buckhead Paws. Special thanks to Katie…

Pet Hair Vacuums

  Best Pet Hair Vacuums... You love everything about your pet except one thing: finding fur all over your house. We all know that pets can make a big, lovable mess. From carpeted stairs to…

Pet Theft Awareness

Pet Theft Awareness Ruff-ly 2 million fur-kids are stolen every year in the U.S. Sadly, only 10 percent of stolen pets ever make their way back to their families – others are used as bait for dog…

The Value of a Good Trainer

The Value of a Good Trainer Barbara, a friend on Facebook, wrote about her greyhound's separation anxiety. While we aren't recommending one trainer or solution over another, I thought this story was…

Social Distance And Your Best Doggie Friend

Social Distance And Your Best Doggie Friend Isolation can get us all down, but pets can bring us special joy no matter what our circumstances are. With the warmer weather , there are plenty of…

How Your Fur-Kid Says “I Love You”

How Your Fur-Kid Says “I Love You” Your fur-kid tells you s/he loves you all the time, but perhaps you aren’t paying attention. Buckhead Paws Dog Walking and Pet Sitting offers a few “I love you”…

Do you confuse your dog? Look at these eight ways you might be doing so.

Do you confuse your dog? Look at these eight ways you might be doing so. I learned something new from this article and wanted to share it with you. The explanation for each item in this list bears…

Post-Quarantine Separation Anxiety in your Pets

Post-Quarantine Separation Anxiety in your Pets Perhaps you've seen the stories recently that animal shelters and rescue organizations all across the country are experiencing something they've never…

Finding Comfort In These Difficult Times

Finding Comfort In These Difficult Times This is a really difficult time. We have so much negativity consuming us. We are rightly outraged at social injustice; the political divides between us only…

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15 Of The Coolest Things You Can Teach Your Dog

Dogs live to please their masters. There’s no better way to let them do that best than by teaching them some great tricks. So, without further ado, here are some of the coolest tricks to teach your…

Why Hire a Dog Walker?

Why Hire A Dog Walker? If you’re a dog owner, and you work outside of the home, you may need a dog-walking service and not even know it. Why should you pay someone to walk your dog, you ask? The…

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Pet Sitting: Have You Discussed With Your Pet?

Pet Sitting: Have You Discussed With Your Pet? If you are like most pet owners, your dog, cat, parrot, snake, or even lizard can become a part of the family. Treating your pet with the same respect,…

5 situations When You Really Need A Buckhead Pet Sitter

5 situations When You Really Need A Buckhead Pet Sitter   Buckhead Paws is the premier pet sitting and dog walking service in the Atlanta metropolitan area.  The services they offer can…

Atlanta Dog Walker: 10 Fun Facts about Your Pet

When we think of owning a pet, the first aspect coming to our mind is most likely the responsibility involved. But that is just a side issue - there is plenty of fun stuff an Atlanta dog walker could…

A Pet-Free Vacation with Buckhead Dog Sitters

A Pet-Free Vacation with Buckhead Dog Sitters Last year’s vacation with the spouse, kids, and dogs—all packed into the family car—was a cramped mess. The car smelled like a dirty mop, you kept…