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GPS Tracking Options for Dog Owners

As a pet owner, one of our biggest fears is the family pet being stolen, lost or running away. Dogs are considered part of our family, in many households today, and the thought of Fido getting out is a scary thing. The 4th of July is one of the worst times for your...

How Much Water Should My Dog Drink?

Do you ever stop to wonder just how much water your dog should drink? As temperatures continue to soar during these last days of the summer season, now is definitely a good time to monitor your dog’s water intake. Adequate hydration can prevent heat stroke and a whole...

5 Benefits of Hiring a Local Dog Walker

1. Peace of mind Know your dog is at home happy and safe. Your local dog walker will send you a GPS-tracked update after their outing! 2. Exercise for your furry friend A bored dog is a mischievous dog - give them something to look forward to besides chewing up your...

Now Hiring Dog Walkers

Out For A Walk is now hiring dog walkers. PLEASE NOTE: This is a part-time position (this is not full-time employment) - think SUPPLEMENTAL INCOME. We are seeking exceptional, dependable and trust-worthy dog walkers to add to our team. Experience handling dogs is a...

Saying, “I Do!”: Your Pet and Your Wedding

If you are anything like me, your pet is family. So, why wouldn't you include them in your wedding celebration? You mean people include their pets in their weddings?? Yes, it is becoming more and more popular. But, there are a few things to consider before you enlist...

Los Angeles Dog Walker Spotlight – Julianne

Being a Los Angeles dog walker is rewarding; however, to keep up with demands, hiring trustworthy, responsible and caring dog walkers is a must! After placing a help wanted ad on a few online bulletin boards and receiving MANY inquiries, the perfect fit for Out For A...

October Is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

Hi, my name is Patch. I am a rescue dog and I live in Los Angeles, not too far from Hollywood. It’s just another day. I have been fed and given fresh water and taken out for a walk. I really must say that the people that look after me here in the adoption shelter...

PSA: Do Not Leave Your Dog In The Car

Pet Safety First Avoid leaving your pup in the car. Notice the temperature on the photo is listed as 78 degrees. It will be hotter on many days, so think about how much the SHADE and SUN temps will increase!! Please consider leaving your dogs at home. I enjoy taking...

BIOethics Pet Food: A Good Thing to Feed Your Dog

Several weeks back, I wrote about foods that were dangerous for dogs. But, I’m an optimist, so of course I had to follow up with GOOD things to serve your pup! BIOethics Premium All-Natural Pet Food is a Los Angeles based pet food company. They are on a mission to,...

What Does A Daily Dog Walker Do, Anyway?

This is a question many doggie parents have when first hiring a dog walker. I would want to know the answer to this question, as well. I mean think about it, you have given someone the keys to your home and access to your furry family member! What Does A Daily Dog...

Could Your Dog Benefit From A Daily Dog Walk?

One of the dogs I care for was very shy – we go on a daily dog walk, Monday through Friday. However, I have noticed a new sense of confidence in him. Keep reading to find out how Biscuit has benefited from daily dog walks. This is a bit of the back-story. Biscuit...

Whatever You Do, Do Not Feed Your Dog These Items!

If your dog is anything like my dog, he will eat just about anything that lands in his bowl; however, everything we may eat or want to give our pup is not good for them. For example, chocolate! We’ve all heard the dangers of giving a dog chocolate. But did you know...

Pet Car Safety: How Do Your Pets Ride In the Car?

Pet Car Safety: How Do Your Pets Ride In The Car? Yes, I really saw this cat riding on the dashboard! I have also seen dogs sitting in their human's lap. Not good...for the animal or the driver. One quick stop and the outcome could be disastrous. I love my dog and...

Where Will Your Pet Stay While You Are Away?

Yes, it is that time of year, again! The holidays are fast approaching. Have you made arrangements for your pets? Will you leave your pets with a neighbor this holiday season? Or maybe you will take them to a kennel? Did you know you could have a sitter come to your...