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Qualities to look for in a dog sitter

How do you find the perfect candidate for this job? Here are a list of things you might want to look for when you start chatting with carers that have quoted on your listing. Experience If previous experience and reviews/references are important factors for you maybe you should ask how much dog sitting experience they

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What questions should I ask a potential dog walker?

When finding a dog walker on Tailster we always advise you to meet up before you commit to booking through the site – this is a great way to see whether the walker is right for you and your dog and, to discuss extra detail about what you really need. The ‘interview’ process is one

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Arthritis in Dogs – How Much Dog Walking is a Good Idea?

We are all aware that our fellow four-legged friends age rather quickly. And much like their human counterparts, dogs also suffer from certain common problems and diseases when they get older. Often, if your dog starts showing signs that it’s not enjoying the dog walk and returns with stiffness or each lie down is accompanied

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Thousands of Dogs and Cats Killed Each Year by Salt and Antifreeze

Here at the Tailster blog, we strive to deliver useful content that either brings a smile to your face or inform you about a certain matter that we feel is important. And when we came across this discovery, we just had to share. Despite how grim this issue is, you just have to know –

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Top tips for Dog walking at night time

The winter season is well under way and days are shorter than ever. This leaves you with one of two options, you are either going to take your dog out for a walk in the dark, or your beloved pet will be taking you out for a quick stroll in the dark. There’s just no way around

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Group Dog Walks or Solo Walks – Which one is Best for your Dog?

There are two main ways you can walk your dog, each with its own benefits. Nevertheless, when choosing a dog carer or a dog walking professional, you have the option to choose whether you want your dog walks to be solo or whether you like the idea of group dog walks. If you can’t decide

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Fife dog walkers set to be hit with on the spot fines

Fife Council officers could soon be asked to investigate the introduction of new byelaws which would make it an offence for dog owners who are not carrying poo bags, allowing them to pick up after their dog. The want to introduce this as they believe the fines that can be requested from dog owners and dog walkers

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The Dog Owners Guide to Aylesbury

Aylesbury is a lively market town in Buckinghamshire and home to over 59,000 residents. Due to the amount

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Does your dog really need to wear a coat this winter?

It’s getting a little chilly out there, you’ve probably put your heating on at home already and pulled your scarf and hat out of the cupboard, but does this mean you need to get your dog a coat too? There’s mixed opinions about dogs in clothes – those that think it’s cute and that the

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When is the best time to book a holiday pet sitter?

With Halloween having been and gone and the children back at school after Autumn half term holidays, most of us are suddenly awoken to the realisation that the end of year is quickly approaching. Organising families and festivities, office parties and travel leads to soaring stress levels as we realise that we may have left

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