17 Feb, 2018

Cat Behavior: Extreme Bake-off Edition

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How many of you cat owners are constantly scratching your head in wonder when it comes to your cat’s behavior? It’s no secret that cats do some wonky things! While we may never know the reason your cat likes to, nay must, […]

14 Feb, 2018

The Unlikely Duo: A Love Story <3

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            In celebration of today’s sweetheart holiday, I would like to take this opportunity to talk about two of my favorite things: Unlikely Duos and Fostering animals. My giant dingus of a dog, Ubie, and I foster animals through the Humane […]

9 Feb, 2018

Are You Ready for the Winter Olympics? We Are!

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                If you weren’t already aware, today is the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics! As nations come together to celebrate some of the biggest and most impressive athletes in the world, I think it is only right that we celebrate some canine athletes: Sled Dogs. […]

6 Feb, 2018

What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Pet Intro Edition

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As someone who began her animal welfare career in a large, inner city animal shelter, I have come to realize and understand some of the difficulties (both mentally and emotionally) that pet owners go through when they are thinking about surrendering a pet. Two of the biggest reasons that owners come to this conclusion is […]

3 Feb, 2018

6 More Weeks of Winter!

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Well, it looks like good ol’ Puxatawny Phil was a big scaredy cat yesterday! He saw his shadow, and ran right back into his house. Sometimes I feel that way when I wake up and the temperature is in the single digits… Just imagine how your pets must feel! For those of you with puppers, […]

25 Apr, 2016

10 Reasons Your Pet Wants a Professional Sitter

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Once your pet experiences professional pet care, they’ll never worry about your being away from home again.
And you’ll never worry about being away from your pet again.  Not all pet sitters are created equally, nor are they all professional. In hiring a pet sitter, make sure you choose the right person to care for your beloved animal. […]

12 Mar, 2016

How Much Does a Pet Sitter Charge, Anyway?

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Alexandria Pet Care offers services from $13 to $24 for one pet…  the specifics of your pet sitting situation or dog walking schedule will determine your costs.
Of course, professionally trained and insured pet sitters charge more than uninsured helpers like students or neighbors, so it might be helpful to understand these factors that influence your bill […]

18 Feb, 2016

Our Unique Neighborhood Teams of Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters

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“What neighborhood do you live in?”

That’s such a common question to get to know someone you meet around town for the first time… and that’s exactly the way we get to know you and your pets, too.

Our employees work in teams of 2 and 3 people, assigned by neighborhood, so you get to meet several of […]

5 Jan, 2016

2016 Holidays – Plan your pet care and vacations together

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Be sure to make your reservations early – for your planes, trains, hotels AND pet sitting appointments at the same time.  
At Alexandria Pet Care, these holidays are by appointment ONLY.   We care for lots of pet sitting clients on these dates, and weekday dog walking schedules are suspended unless clients make special appointments for dog walking on these […]