Why a store, you might ask? It’s simple; at Spare Leash we are committed to providing you with the safest pet services and products.  Our efforts to create a safe pet community, plan monthly events and meet your pet-sitting & walking requests, have allowed us to capture a variety of issues and questions over theContinue reading

How to help your pet stay calm in a thunderstorm…

With a double Typhoon warning this week, we had a handful of pet owners & sitters reach out to us to ask about tips on how to keep a pet calm during a thunderstorm. There are a bunch of tips you can find on the good old internet, but in this post we list outContinue reading “How to help your pet stay calm in a thunderstorm…”

How to register your dog online in Shanghai!

Before you register your dog online make sure you have: Your passport A valid visa Your address in Chinese Dog immunization card Landlords year of property certificate (Photo reference below) Number of property certificate (Photo reference below) The apartment contract must mention it’s pet friendly (photo reference below) If your dog is neutered, have theContinue reading “How to register your dog online in Shanghai!”

Pet sitters WANTED!

Spare Leash is looking for experienced animal lovers to join their pet sitting team. This job can be part-time or full-time depending on your schedule. REQUIREMENTS Spare Sitter’s should meet the following requirements: Must be 18 years and older Fluent in English or Chinese Available for most holidays Responsible and organized Good communication skills HaveContinue reading “Pet sitters WANTED!”

New dog walking rules and regulations…

Hey pet peeps! To make sure your pet is safe at all times we have set in place some new mandatory guidelines for both pet owners and pet sitters when using our dog walking service. Register your dog Registering your dog is not just a Spare Leash recommendation, it’s the law. If you’re wondering howContinue reading “New dog walking rules and regulations…”

Pet Parenting 101: How to Keep Your Pet Safe at Home

If you haven’t had a dog since you were a kid, there are a few things your parents did to keep your pet safe that you may have completely overlooked. But, when you’re a homeowner and are responsible for keeping another living being alive, you can’t turn a blind eye to safety. In the followingContinue reading “Pet Parenting 101: How to Keep Your Pet Safe at Home”

Spare Safety 101- Dog Walking

At Spare Leash safety is our number one priority, and we work hard to apply safe practices to meet our goal of zero incidents. Despite our best efforts, we had a recent scare with a Spare Leash dog who decided to slip out of his harness during the October holiday and take a journey onContinue reading “Spare Safety 101- Dog Walking”

How to treat Fleas and Ticks Naturally

Okay, so this is a big one for me. I am a freak when it comes to choosing my skin products and I am the same way about my dog’s products. I don’t use anything with more than 4 ingredients in it and those ingredients better have words I can pronounce. Products like to useContinue reading “How to treat Fleas and Ticks Naturally”

How To Be Good Dog Neighbor

As a dog owner, you want others to like your dog but it’s easy to get off on the wrong foot with your neighbors especially if they have little experience with dogs. It’s up to you to be a conscientious dog owner so that others can appreciate your pet like you do. Keep Your NeighborhoodContinue reading “How To Be Good Dog Neighbor”