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Cesar’s Tips: For Dog Sitting/Dog Minding/Dog Minders

School has started again, but you may already be planning to get away for the holidays. Are you concerned about how your dog will handle being away from you? Put the worry aside and get prepared with these tips!

 

Picking the Right Sitter: Try to choose someone who you know can help balance and calm your dog if he is anxious or nervous when you are first away. Remember, it’s about energy and matching energy. Leaving a hyperactive dog with an elderly relative is not a good idea.

Most important is that you make sure you leave your dog with someone who understands the needs of your dog. Ask yourself whether you can trust that this person is adhering to your rules, boundaries, and limitations, or whether they are creating a problem by not maintaining your leadership.

Location: Ideally, you would have someone stay at your home and maintain the dog’s normal routine. This means keeping their walk and feeding and sleeping schedule the same.

But if you leave them with someone in another location, it’s a good idea to get them familiar with this place on several occasions prior to leaving them there for an extended stay.

Before you change your dog’s routine (by having them stay somewhere other than your own home), get them used to change. This way, any concerns or separation anxiety is prevented.

If you choose to board your dog, look at and thoroughly research the place beforehand. Talk to people who have boarded their dogs there before. What’s the energy like there? How does it smell? How do you feel? How do the caretakers there act and react with the dogs there? Do they practice “nose, eyes, ears” and “no touch, no talk, no eye contact,” when they meet new dogs? All of this will tell you how well-informed they are to ensure your dog is happy there. Just because you leave your dog at a boarding facility doesn’t mean you have to follow all of their rules. If you have specific restrictions or requests, you can ask. If they won’t accommodate your needs, they probably aren’t going to accommodate the dog’s either.

Expectations: If you leave your dog with a family member or a friend, make sure they know the requirements. If your dog is used to a one-hour walk every morning, they will not be fulfilled by a 15-minute walk instead. In fact, the reverse is better. When my dogs are at the ranch, for example, the routine changes. Instead of a 45-minute walk, we go for an hour and a half hike. When you change the environment, it’s good to also change – and increase – the daily challenges, the physical and mental stimulation. This keeps the dog’s mind and body more relaxed and less focused on their primary pack leader being away.

Keep in mind that if you leave the dog at a kennel for a long time, they are going to spend most of their time in the kennel. There are exceptions, of course, but this is something to generally be aware of. So when you pick up your dog, he is going to have a lot of pent up energy. Take him for the longest walk of his life when you pick him up!

If your only option is to leave your dog with someone who cannot maintain your exercise routine or schedule, hire a dog walker to help share the responsibilities. Ones who are comfortable walking more than three dogs at a time are probably going to be the best handlers, even if you just have one dog.

Details: Just as parents leave a checklist for a babysitter, you can leave a checklist for your pet sitter. Include important information like the vet’s phone number and address, the closest 24-hour emergency hospital, any medications they will need while you are gone, allergies, feeding schedule, how often to check their water bowl, any behavioral problems, whether you allow them on the furniture or whether they get people food, how often they get a treat, and any other information that will help keep your dog as happy, fulfilled, and balanced as possible while you are away.

If your sitter isn’t well educated or familiar with dogs, you might also give them some information on household items or foods that may be toxic to them, which you can find here.

Relax! If you take all of the above into consideration, you have taken the proper steps to ensure a pleasant experience for your dog while you are gone, so enjoy your time away. Even if you aren’t with your canine companion, a calm-assertive attitude will help keep you stress-free!

 

 

 

 

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How to walk a dog That pulls

Dogs have to be taught to walk nicely on leash. They’re not born knowing that they shouldn’t pull ahead or lag behind. Teaching leash manners can be challenging because dogs move faster than us and are excited about exploring outdoors. Leashes constrain their natural behaviors and movements. Some dogs are determined to run around as fast as they possibly can. Other dogs want to stop, sniff and urinate on anything and everything in their paths. To teach your dog to walk without pulling, it’s critical that you neverallow him to pull. If you’re inconsistent, your dog will continue to try pulling because sometimes it pays off.

How to Teach Your Dog to Walk Nicely on a Leash

You’ve probably seen dogs at shows or on TV who prance alongside their handlers, staring up with rapt attention. These dogs have received extensive training in precision heeling. It’s impressive but demanding work. Precision heeling demands constant attention from both dog and handler and is not appropriate for long periods of time, like for your daily walks around the block or to the park. Even dogs trained to heel need to learn to walk on leash without pulling when they’re not formally heeling.

You can use various methods to teach dogs to walk without pulling on leash. No single method works for all dogs. Here are some overall guidelines before we look at several methods:

  • Until your dog learns to walk without pulling, consider all walks training sessions. Keep training sessions frequent, short and fun for your dog.
  • Since loose-leash training sessions will be too short and slow to provide adequate exercise, find other ways to exercise your dog until he’s mastered loose-leash walking. In fact, you’ll succeed more quickly if you find a way to tire your dog out before taking him on a training walk. Dogs pull, in part, because they’re full of excess energy. So unless you can expend that energy, your dog will find it hard to control himself. Before you train, play fetch in a hallway or your backyard, play a vigorous game of tug, or drive your dog to the park so that he can play with his buddies.
  • Teaching a dog to walk without pulling requires plenty of rewards. Use highly desirable treats that your dog doesn’t get at other times. Soft treats are best so your dog can eat them quickly and continue training. Most dogs love wieners, cheese, cooked chicken or ham, small jerky treats or freeze-dried liver. Chop all treats into small peanut-sized cubes.
  • Walk at a quick pace. If your dog trots or runs, she’ll have fewer opportunities to catch a whiff of something enticing, and she’ll be less inclined to stop and eliminate every few steps. Additionally, you are far more interesting to your dog when you move quickly.
  • If you expect your dog to control herself while walking on leash, you must also expect her to control herself before you go for a walk. If she gets wildly excited as you prepare for a walk, you need to focus on that first. Walk to the door and pick up the leash. If your dog races around, barks, whines, spins or jumps up, just stand completely still. Do and say absolutely nothing until your dog calms down a bit. As soon as she has all four paws on the floor, slowly reach toward her to clip on the leash. If she starts to bounce around or jump up on you, quickly bring your hands (and the leash) back toward your body. Wait until your dog has all four paws on the floor again. Then slowly reach toward her again to attach her leash. Repeat this sequence until your dog can stand in front of you, without jumping up or running around, while you clip on her leash. This may seem like a tedious exercise at first, but if you’re consistent, your hard work will pay off. Eventually, your dog will learn to stand still while you attach her leash.
  • This article was published by the ASPCA pet care

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story of some clients of mine who I transport their service dog Bachey to and from the great trainers in Sandford Paws and People.I tell you this lady is a true brave person we could all learn from this couple an Australian love story.

The photos below go with this amazing true story of my pet taxi clients.I admire Stephanie she is a true championLike a new window opening up good can come out of bad!!!
(A story that the Editors are so pleased to include in this edition

of Paraview – thanks Andrew and Stephanie)In a blink of an eye your life can change like mine did! by Andrew Hodges
Before I had my accident at the age of fourteen years I was an excellent student, both physically and mentally. I studied all my subjects at the highest level and was in the top five percent of my class. I was good at maths and science and won awards in these subjects and physically I was a good long distance runner and came second in the under 15 cross country race.As a common teenager I felt invincible and before life struck me with a blow I felt nothing could possibly happen to me but on the evening of June 26th 1987 at about 6.00 pm I had a serious accident which left me severely disabled surviving a traumatic brain injury. I have had to rely on what others tell me about the incident as I have lost that memory for which I am grateful.

When you suffer an accident causing a brain injury many survivors never remember what took place and our memory of past and present get scrambled up. I went with some friends to look at an
advertising blimp which was anchored where the Derwent Entertainment Centre has now been built. It was advertising cigarettes and I was hoping to get some because like a lot of silly teenagers I used to have a surreptitious “puff”. About 6.30pm I said to my friends,” I had better go home now.” One of my friends grabbed another friend’s bike and took off across the Brooker Highway. I followed running to get it back. My friends tell me I was hit by a car and thrown across the road leaving my shoes behind. My glasses were found 100 metres down the road. A man in a house nearby who had some first aid experience telephoned the ambulance and then attended to me and according to him I sat up and said, “I am alright” and then lapsed into unconsciousness. My friends got the owner of a local pizza restaurant to phone my parents who came and found me lying on the road with an ambulance in attendance. I was taken to the hospital where I ended up in intensive care critically ill with the possibility I might die. I had a badly broken right arm, extensive bruising and grazing and a dislocated knee and sustained very serious head injuries when I hit the gutter. This resulted in a right frontal lobe injury which has affected my memory and my thinking patterns and a brain/neck stem injury caused by my brain twisting in my skull which has left me with my physical disabilities and my difficulties with speech.

I spent 9 months in a coma unable to communicate in any way, being fed through a nasal gastric tube. I have a few very vague memories of this time. I spent two and a half years in the hospital as there was nowhere else for me to go where I could be looked after with all the disabilities I have. My doctor said at the time I was the most seriously injured person he had seen who had survived, so I was really at the cutting edge of severe disability and there were no facilities for someone like me.

It took awhile to accept that I would be in a wheelchair for the rest of my life, I finally did and am glad that I have had no choice but to be so reliant on others for help, for that is the only way I can accept their help. If I had a choice I would do everything myself. I have accepted also that life, as it is for me, is all I can and want to do. I have had to learn to use my left hand because my right hand is too weak and can now feed myself with a spoon and put my plate on the table when I have finished. I had to learn to talk again and it is not easy for me to talk. It takes a lot of energy as it does for most things I do. I went back to school at Cosgrove High School where I completed my year 10 using my Epsom speech computer to communicate.

I enjoy life the best I can with the things I can do myself. I obtain my enjoyment from watching other people accomplishing things which they can do well. Here I am then…Andrew Hodges the world’s greatest spectator.

A beam of light from black ice by Stephanie Henry
Howdy, my name is Stephanie Marie Henry and I want to tell you about my traumatic brain injury that happened on February 02, 1996 that halted mine and my 6 year old jewel Crystan’s life as we knew it. I was on my way to work at the Texas Maximum Security Prison Conally Unit in Kenedy, Texas living in Beeville, Texas so having a drive 30 minutes to get to work. I was a single mommy self divorcing which my life as I knew it got ‘put on hold’.

I was living life recklessly and stressed out being a single mommy going through a divorce, also working at a high security prison was an add on to my stress level. It was a cold and icy, raining day when I was driving to work so I went on black ice and lost control of my Ford Ranger truck spinning around and ended up on the wrong side of the road hitting a bridge rail that stopped me. I went into shock at the time as I hit my head on the steering wheel but thank goodness my jewel Crystan saved my life, from being dislodged from the truck, because when I dropped her off at daycare before going to work she would not let me leave until I put my seatbelt on due to the weather conditions that I never wore before and that held me in my seat and saved my life. I banged my forehead on the steering wheel after I hit the bridge rail so hard that my seatbelt kept me down and I had the part of the seatbelt that goes across your chest behind me cause I was living life on the edge and having that part of the seatbelt behind me allowed my upper torso to sling over and hit the passenger seat. I hit my skull so forcefully on the upper part of the passenger seat that the metal inside, that
shapes the seat, crushed and entered my skull.

Having a brain injury of any kind open/closed will change the process of life as you know it and you go through slowly day by day year by year hurtling/overcoming/succeeding and achieving in rehabilitation stages goals you set.

My surviving/rehabilitation goes into a fuller story and I’ve been writing a book that explains it more plus my reward meeting Andrew and our falling deeply in love relationship that added up to marriage. Texas Trooper Jimmy Moore, who found me when I had my accident and after seeing me living and recovering farther than expected, feels all of my achieved goals set is God’s way of saying He is not through with me yet. Maybe Andrew is one of the reasons why……… Andrew plus+ Stephanie plus+ plus+ Bachey Hodges = Life can end up good from suffering a traumatic brain injury!!!

Andrew and I met on June 2006 in a chat room for traumatic brain injury survivors. So I guess that is how it all started, with a conversation in a chat room, who would have thought! I once gave Andrew a plaque that says ‘Once you choose HOPE anything’s possible’ it’s so true because our internet love proves what that plaque says. Our chance internet meeting, falling deeply in love on the internet and my subsequent migration, proves that anything is possible. That fresh starts are available to anyone with an open mind, courage and hope for the future. Our marriage was 10th of September 2011 and we honeymooned at the ParaQuad unit in Glenorchy where we are having to stay after selling our house waiting for a new one so we are in the ParaQuad again on our 1st marriage anniversary!!

So 5 years building a relationship proves the advantage of patience, time and hope starting a new
long term future together and with our 3rd family member service (HERO Bachey) dog in training!!!
My goal for Andrew is making him be as independent as he can be. Being with a learned again
independent wife that can relate to Andrew also suffering a brain injury, he is now talking/writing
for himself along with having his own mobile phone he wears around his neck. For this new life
now is what Andrew/Stephanie need & want.

 

 

 

 

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Looking for someone to look after your pets in Hobart and all suburbs.Pet care HobartThen look no further than Kimberly’s Pe

Hey all you Animal lovers out there have been a little busy but I thought I would let you know some of the things that Kimberly’s pet taxi and Pet services have been up to.We have 4 house sits currently happening at Geeveston,Brighton,Howrah and Dodges ferry
We are in our home dog minding is being carried out in our dog carers homes 2 homes at Glenorchy,@ in Blackmans bay and 1 in lindisfarne
we have 2 doggy day care homes looking after your dogs in a family home across Hobart as well as Margate and Kettering and Huonville.
We are pet feeding in Richmond and Sandy bay and we are walking dogs in North Hobart Lenah valley Moonah Mount stuart and Blackmans bay as well as lindisfarne.
I have booked in 3 cats and 2 dogs so far at the airport and another dog at the end of the week.I have transported 6 pets to their vet visits and yes you can join me to go to the vets.
I have been helping Brightside transport their puppies they have saved to the vets for micro chipping and de sexing this job was on me I was pleased to help Emma out and always will be there to assist her if she needs it such a good cause.
I have been taking pet feeding and in our home dog minding and house sitting bookings for Christmas as well as the dog friendly holiday accommodation we have on Bruny Island.Thats all folks so if you need pet care think of Kimberly’s Pet taxi and Pet Services and we will be there to take the stress out of your holiday pet care needs.t Taxi and Pet Services.We service all suburbs in Hobart and beyond.Take a look at we have been up to

 

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My little sheltie Paw client paces the floor and spins with anticipation whenever she sees me coming up their front yard, she circles by my feet, tail wagging.  Once I grab for the little plastic bag, she knows…We’re going for a walk!

Dogs need daily walks, not only for exercise, but to be social and knowledgeable about the world around them.  A fenced back yard may provide a place to run and accessibility to fresh air, but in reality, the yard is just an extension of the house.  Like walls, tall fences, bushes, and trees keep them sheltered from the world. A variety of sounds and activity can be heard but not seen. They don’t see the other dogs out for walks, the neighbors walking by or the children out playing. Within the confines of their yard they may never see a cat, or types of plants that is not within the space.

Hearing sounds or detecting scents that cannot be seen and explored can lead to frustration and result in unsociable behavior like excessive barking or unnecessary digging.  Being left alone indoors for long stretches in time my result in excessive chewing and destructive behavior out of boredom.  An unsocialized dog can become aggressive, possessive of their territory and fearful of the unknown.  One walk a day will provide much needed exercise and social interaction.

The everyday walks do not need to be long but should be consistent. While walking your dog you may discover the unexpected.  You might uncover an unforeseen joy in walking in a misty summer rain or find that walking in the sunshine an absolute joy.  While slowly strolling with your pup you may see the beauty in the colors of the season or meet a new neighbor.On days you are unable to walk, or at times you need to be away from home for long periods during the day, you may want to explore the option of hiring a pet sitter/dog walker.  A professional dog walker can provide a daily walk and maintain the daily routine in your absence.  Your pup will make a new friend, and, at the end of the day when you will return home, greet you with a wagging tail.How does your dog show you they want to go for a walk? The puppy, leash in mouth, gazing up with hopeful eyes may not be exact image your pup recreates but dogs certainly know how to make their wishes known. What is the best part about taking a leisurely walk?  Leash your pup, then go out and discover the answer together!
For professional dog walking in the Greater Hobart area call the pet services the vets trust and use Kimberly’s Pet Taxi and Pet services 0428 568 852

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I Am a committee member for the Dog walking association in Kingston Tasmania and a volunteer dogs home dog Walker.As you can see I do love to Walk dogs.So I decided to add it to  my many great pet services I operate and manage for the convenience of when people can not walk their dogs for all sorts of reasons sick,going to hospital on holidays just to busy as their lifestyle does not give them the time to walk their dogs.I service Kingston Blackmans Bay  Taroona,Margate and Bonnet Hill.There are so many great places to walk your dogs and Kingston beach is one of them.So if you are finding it hard to get in a walk for your fur child and best friend call me Kimberly the dog walking expert.This dog walking is exclusive i do not walk to many dogs at a time I will only walk one so your darling pooch gets all of my attention.I will how ever walk 2 dogs together if they are from the same family.Remember I do not mass walk your dog will have the special attention of myself or another very capable dog walker all my dog walkers are either or  have trained or doing a coarse on dog behavior or are dog walking association colleagues and dog walking volunteers for the dogs home.we always say here At Kimberly’s Pet Taxi and Pet services if you can walk a dogs home dog you can walk any dog.All my services are insured for your piece of mind.

So when you want or need your dog to be walked call me at Kimberly’s Pet Taxi and Pet Services and get the experts in Dog walking to come visit you and your best friends. phone 0428 568 852