Category Archives: Blog

  • Pet First Aid & CPR Certification (For Dogs & Cats)

    Posted on February 1, 2018 by in Blog

        This 3-hour interactive course prepares you to react appropriately in an emergency and can help save your pet’s life. Learn how to support and treat your pet until proper medical help can be obtained.     CPR Rescue Breathing Bandaging Splinting Choking Protocol Shock Management Choking & Vomiting Heat Injury & Cold Injury […]

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  • Snow and Freezing Cold? : 10 Ways to Engage Your Dog Indoors

    Posted on January 22, 2018 by in Blog

      Dogs need exercise, regardless of the weather. In snow or rain, they still need mental and physical stimulation. That said, there are certainly some days where the weather may be too hot, too cold, or the precipitation too blinding to exercise your dog as you might otherwise like. On these days, it’s helpful to […]

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  • Can Your Pet Help You De-stress?

    Posted on January 9, 2018 by in Blog

      They’re cute, cuddly and never argue with us. Our pets also can help us live healthier lives for a number of reasons, with stress reduction being a major one. Exercise, yoga and meditation help many people de-stress but spending time with our pets is another habit that’s good for the body and soul. Our […]

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  • New Year’s Resolutions (For Your Pet)

    Posted on January 6, 2018 by in Blog

        Happy new year and all that jazz—now it’s time to get down to business. How can you make this year better than last? Your diet, exercise, and socialization goals are great for yourself, but don’t forget your pet! Strengthen your relationship with your pet by resolving to keep these things in mind in […]

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  • O Christmas Tree

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in Blog

    The tradition of bringing evergreen trees indoors has been a cross-cultural practice for much of human history. Pagans decorated their homes with tree branches during the winter solstice, Romans decorated temples with evergreens during the festival of Saturnalia, and today we identify the indoor, decorated, tree as a “Christmas tree”, under which Santa Claus leaves […]

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  • Managing Your Pet’s Holiday Stress

    Posted on October 31, 2017 by in Blog

    We are officially entering the “Holiday Season”, which produces about the same levels of joy as it does stress and anxiety for people AND pets. Here are a few bits of advice on how to help your cats & dogs make it through these next few months as comfortably as possible. Supervising Visitors When hosting […]

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  • Meet Our Madison, NJ Pet Nanny, Olivia

    Posted on October 31, 2017 by in Blog

      Olivia graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Design and currently assists the Production Department at a Performing Arts Center in Morristown. Olivia lives in Madison with her family and absolutely loves all animals, especially dogs and cats. Olivia not only has experience taking care of her own pets for […]

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  • Meet Jude, Our Long Valley Pet Nanny

    Posted on October 3, 2017 by in Blog

      A Warm Welcome to Jude…. Jude resides in Long Valley has been taking care of pets for the last 25 years. During that time she has worked in a number of Veterinary Hospitals including specialty practices as a registered Animal Health Technician. During her time in Canada, Jude had the chance to live in […]

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  • Are Black Cats Bad Luck? (Spoiler Alert: No)

    Posted on September 27, 2017 by in Blog

      It’s Halloweentime once again, so prepare yourselves for all manner of “spooky” imagery: ghosts, spiders, Frankenstein’s monster, menacing jack-o-lanterns, and witches with their black cats. Black cats have a unique place in Western culture as being symbols of “bad luck” (and this month we have a Friday the 13th so get ready for a […]

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  • Help Animals Affected by Hurricanes

    Posted on September 27, 2017 by in Blog

      As hurricane season continues, Hurricanes Irma and Maria have torn their way through Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. The Peaks Pet Nanny encourages donations to help the humans in need, but as pet owners we all share a deep concern for the animals impacted as well. Here are just a few organizations worthy of donations: […]

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