Meet our new Sitter Community Manager: Khoo!

We are ending the year strong by adding another experienced animal lover to the Spare Leash Team! Everyone meet Khoo! Like all of our Community Sitter Managers she started out first as a Spare Sitter and now is helping us maintain and grow our Sitter Community. A lot of you might have already met herContinue reading “Meet our new Sitter Community Manager: Khoo!”

Thanksgiving food your pup should avoid!

Before heading to dinner tonight with friends, family and the fur kids have a quick read and share with your friends who own pets as a reminder that not everything on the dinner table tonight will be pet friendly.  Some of the items most people might be surprised to learn about so to make sureContinue reading “Thanksgiving food your pup should avoid!”

It’s adopt a senior pet month!

November is a very busy pet month! In addition to highlighting #AnimalShelterAppreciationWeek this month with our Shelter Supply Drive this Saturday, November 27th, we are also supporting the “Adopt A Senior Pet” initiative. They say things get better with age, and that’s very true when it comes to owning a pet! Here to tell usContinue reading “It’s adopt a senior pet month!”

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”

How to Find the Perfect Dog for Your Family

When you adopt a dog, you’re selecting a new family member for the next 10 to 15 years. With this in mind, it’s incredibly important to find a dog that’s compatible with you, your family, and your lifestyle. Here are several considerations to factor in when you’re searching for a canine family member. Size TheContinue reading “How to Find the Perfect Dog for Your Family”