Reflections from a Pet Professional on 2021 and the New Year

By Dawn / January 3, 2022 /

Each year, as the new year begins, I like to reflect back over the past 12 months.  I take this time to reflect on the year, the successes and challenges it brought, how well I handled them and where I struggled.  I find this time helpful to give me perspective, to help me remember how…

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Gracie with dog

Milwaukee Paws Pet Care Staff Share What They are Grateful for this Holiday Season

By Dawn / November 24, 2020 /

As the holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, I wanted to share with all of you what the staff at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care are thankful for this year.  This year has been hard for so many of us but I wanted to shift the focus to what is going well and what can we all be…

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Ten Benefits of Owning a Cat

By Melissa / June 9, 2019 /

Our feline friends often fill shelters and feline rescues, waiting impatiently for good homes with many not ever being so fortunate. Luckily, June is National adopt a cat month! It’s a perfect time for families and those looking for pets to add to their homes to consider adopting a cat in need of a good…

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How Much Attention Do Cats Need?

By Dawn / April 23, 2019 /

All of us at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care are blessed to work with such an amazing and loving group of pets. We feel quite humbled to be able to go to “work” every day to care for animals who have stolen our own hearts and become a part of our own family, too! And we…

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What Your Pet Sitter/Dog Walker Wants You to Know (part 2)

By Dawn / September 1, 2018 /

A few days ago, I posted some items that professional pet sitters and dog walkers wanted their clients to know. The feedback has been wonderful and the suggestions from my fellow colleagues kept pouring in, so today we have part 2 of the series! Once again, all the comments and quotes will be kept confidential.…

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What Your Pet Sitter/Dog Walker Wants You to Know (part 1)

By Dawn / August 26, 2018 /

Every field has things that only the professionals in that field know and wish their customers knew.   Many times, professionals in any field wish that they could tell their clients things that would make their jobs easier, provide their clients with better a better service experience, or clear up misconceptions. We have all seen the…

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Why hire a Professional Pet Sitter/Dog Walker?

By Dawn / August 1, 2018 /

When you are looking for someone to provide care for your pet when you cannot be there, does it really matter if you hire a professional?  After all, isn’t the neighbor, who loves your dog and seems good with them, just as good?  She is certainly more affordable, and that’s not a bad thing right?…

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How to Select a Dog Walker?

By Dawn / April 18, 2018 /

Choosing a professional to walk your dog can be daunting and overwhelming. Dog walking and pet sitting is still a relatively new field and is not regulated by the government at this time.  Many dog walkers or pet sitters get into the field because of their love of animals, and it takes passion and a…

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