Gunner's eyes after his PetSmart grooming appointment
February 3, 2018

PetSmart Groomers Facing Claims of Abuse

This is Gunner, an Old English Bulldog from North Carolina. In case you’re wondering why his eyes are red, they were like that when his owner, Michael Batchelor, picked him up from his grooming appointment at his local PetSmart....

Gus Gus the bulldog
June 9, 2017

Dog Dies In Care Of Sitter

Sadly, another dog has died in the care of a pet sitter hired on an Uber-style app, this time¬†Abraham Lazcano’s beloved bulldog, Gus Gus, drowned in an outdoor swimming pool after his Rover sitter left him unsupervised...

Lost dog notice on light pole
May 8, 2017

“Uber For Dog Walkers” Loses Another Dog

We’ve talked before about the downside of using a dog walking company which sells itself as an “app” more than a dog walking service. Two well publicized cases, both tragic, help illustrate this. In the first one, a...

NYC dog walker Kimberly
April 30, 2017

How We Hire Our NYC Dog Walkers

Hiring good staff is the hardest part of running any business. A bad employee can not only cost you a small fortune and ruin your reputation – they can also be a source of endless stress. And when you’re running a pet care...

NYC dog walker Martin
April 6, 2017


There are thousands of NYC dog walkers and pet sitters to choose from. And since you are hiring someone to come into your home unsupervised to take care of a precious pet, it’s important to pick someone who has good dog walking...

Dog on bus
January 19, 2017

A London Bus Tour….For Dogs?

If there’s one thing dogs love when being driven around, it’s looking out of the window. So the idea of a tour bus for dogs seems like the most natural thing in the world, right? Well, it’s happening in London, tour...