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Packing & Moving

Don’t Forget the Dog! A Moving Checklist for Your Pets

April 16, 2017
Couple with bulldog

Just like humans, animals get stressed out by moving. If you’re going to be moving with pets, it’s essential to set aside some extra time and money to make them comfortable. Pets in cars: If you’re moving to a place that’s about a day’s drive away, it should be fine to transport your animals in your vehicle. Make sure that you stock your car with more than you think you’ll need. Here is a list of good things to have on hand with animals in…

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Life at Home

Pet-proofing your home

March 2, 2017

So you want a furry bundle of joy but have doubts whether your home is suited for the task? We’re here to lend a helping paw. Use the following checklist to sniff out potential hazards and raise the woof on pet home safety. While it may not cover every danger, we’re pawsitive it’ll set you on the right track.   Power cords Gnawing teeth and electrical currents are a combination best avoided. Your first line of defense is simply to hide power cords wherever possible,…

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Selling a Home

Prepare a House for Sale (Despite Kids & Pets!)

August 23, 2016

You’re ready to buy a new home. But first, you have to sell your existing one, which can be a bit of challenge if you have young children and/or pets. You love your kids, but prospective buyers may not appreciate your human and fur babies quite as much as you do—especially if it looks and feels like they have hijacked your home. The key to staging a home for sale is neutralizing it so house hunters can picture themselves and their belongings in the space.…

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Life at Home

Perfectly Posh High-tech Pet Gadgets for Your Home

May 27, 2015

Today’s new homes are chock-full of modern conveniences and technologies that make life easier and more enjoyable. But why draw the line at your central vacuum, home theater and security system? Doesn’t your dog or cat deserve a taste of the high-tech high life, too? If you’re thinking about pampering your four-legged family member in an innovative way, check out these popular pet gadgets for the home! Chat with your dog or cat. Ever wonder what your Weimaraner is up to all day when you’re…

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Local Stories

Finding a Dog-friendly Neighborhood

February 15, 2014

When searching for your dream neighborhood, it’s important to consider the needs of every member of the household—including the family dog! Is the community walk-worthy? How’s the traffic? Are there veterinarians and pet stores nearby? Does the city or HOA have pet or noise rules? How close is the nearest dog park?  If your dog could speak, these might be a few of his questions (ok, maybe not the one about the vet). Keeping Spot’s perspective in mind could help you choose a dog-friendly neighborhood…

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