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

CHOOSING AN NYC DOG WALKER OR PET SITTER

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...

NYC dog walker Kris
September 16, 2016

DOG WALKING VERSUS DAYCARE

One question we get asked a lot is “why should we choose NYC dog walking versus daycare?” And it’s a fair question! With doggie daycare facilities popping up all over the place they’re obviously becoming more...

NYC dog Chewy
August 2, 2016

Featured NYC Dog: Chewie

Chewie is sadly no longer with us, but thinking about him brings back all kinds of nostalgia. He was one of King Pup’s early clients back in the mid-2000’s. Chewie came to us because his owners had been using a dog running...

Thirsty dog drinking water
August 1, 2016

Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer!

Summers can be brutal for a dog in New York City, and this one has proven to be one of the hottest and most humid in recent memory. The problem is intensified by the fact that air circulation is slower in built up areas, and the...

Dog walking harness
July 26, 2016

The Brilliant K9 Harness

After over 14 years as an NYC dog walker, I’ve seen many different types of harness. Some are simple and lightweight but feel flimsy and are easy to wriggle out of if not fitted perfectly, others are strong and secure but overly...