• What is a dog’s tail wag really saying?
    13 March 2018

    One of the many common misconceptions regarding dog communication is that all tail wagging can be associated with happiness. Most dogs provide a variety of visual cues using their tail that can advise us as to how he or she may be feeling.
    We often see a range of movements, only a few of which actually means this family member

  • 5 Fun Facts about Dogs
    30 November 2017

    We all love our canine companions. Here are 5 fun facts you may not have known about these members of your family:

    Sleeping – Dogs curl up in a ball when sleeping to protect their organs — a hold over from their days in the wild, when  they were vulnerable to predator attacks
    Smells – Dogs can smell about 1,000-10,000 times better

  • Is your home and pet prepared for your upcoming trip?
    27 October 2017

    We know it can be hectic planning for a trip out of town, but it’s important that your home and pet are prepared for your departure. Here are a few things to keep in mind when getting ready for your trip.

    Make sure you have received a confirmation email from your pet sitter.
    Confirm all visit dates and times

  • Lake Minnetonka Pet Sitters offers peace of mind
    29 January 2017

    It’s not always just about the pet care we offer, it’s about the peace of mind that you receive when you are away.
    Lake Minnetonka Pet Sitters have been caring for pets for over 16 years and we are fortunate that very rarely does an issue arise with a client pet when they are traveling, actually we have had more

  • 2016 Holiday Pet Gift Guide
    17 December 2016

    It’s still not too late to find some great gifts for the pets or pet lovers on your gift list. We love to shop locally, so here are a few items that we recommend for gift giving this season.
    Fido’s Pantry – Excelsior.  Pet Packs – Boxes of goodies specifically designed for cats or dogs. Starting at $20 each.