Pet Spotlight: Ollie

Ollie is a two-and-a-half-year-old mix breed (American Eskimo Dog, Black and Tan Coonhound, Collie, Siberian Husky, Terrier group).  Ollie had a rough start as a puppy; he was left at a landfill in Louisiana with one of his brothers at 6 weeks old.  Ollie was then taken to a shelter and next to a rescue organization (PA Caring for K-9’s).  Ollie was fostered for longer than usual due to his timid nature.  When Ollie was adopted, it took him a while to warm up, but soon began to snuggle right up to us!

With the help of his big sister Penny, (star of our last pet spotlight), Ollie has come a long way in the past two years and is now much quicker to trust new people.  Even the adoption organization and foster mom were surprised at how much he came out of his shell after spending time in our loving home.  He just needed a caring home that was patient and understanding of his personality to help nurture him to feel more confident.  He loves to play with his furry friends and snuggle up on the couch.  Ollie is great at catching treats or ice in mid-air, even from a distance.  Ollie has been such a great addition to our household and our time spent earning his trust has been so rewarding. 

5 Dog Walking Tips for Spring Showers:

All these rainy spring days got us thinking about how it can keep people from getting their dogs outside.  Sometimes dog owners shy away from taking their dog for their usual walk because of the weather, but your dog still needs their exercise! This is your guide to make things a little easier for your trek into the spring showers…

Human Protection

Dress appropriately for the temperature, but also for the rain.  Waterproof shoes are a good idea, but be sure that they are appropriate for a walk.  Bringing a large umbrella can also help keep you dry.

Pup Protection

Some dogs will tolerate rain jackets or even rain boots.  If that’s the case with your pup, this is a great option to keep them dry.  If your dog won’t tolerate rain gear, your large umbrella is great to keep your dog dry as well.  Taking a break with your dog under cover, like large trees, where they can do their business is a great idea.

Prepare for the Worst

I know my pups love to get muddy in the rain, so I always leave towels by the door before we leave. When you get back, you can grab the towel and dry them off before they have a chance to shake or stomp their muddy paws on your favorite rug.

Alternative Exercise

If you have the space in your backyard for your dog to run, try a nice game of fetch.  Your dog can get out, go to the bathroom and get their exercise in a shorter period of time.  The energy they exert running around after a ball can be shorter than a leisurely walk and get out more of their energy.

Hire Someone

When you hire a professional dog walker, you don’t have to worry about them getting their exercise when the weather is bad.  A professional dog walker will make sure that your dog gets out for their exercise — rain or shine!!  Hiring a professional beats any alternative because we are trained and have the experience to keep your pup safe and return them home happy and tired.

Your pet (most likely) doesn’t care about the weather, but still needs their exercise. Use these helpful tips (or our services) to make sure they get it.

Pet Spotlight: Penny

Penny is all smiles laying in her favorite spot on the couch!

Meet Penny, the furry face behind the name of our pet service company! Penny is a three and a half old lab mix who was rescued from an Alabama shelter. She was brought in as a stray after being attacked by another dog. Penny didn’t let that affect her fun-loving spirit and she is so sweet with every dog she meets.

Penny was our first dog together as a family and is the pup that inspired us to want to spend our days with as many furry friends as possible. She is the best big sister to her three siblings – Ollie, Abbey and Nymeria (you’ll meet them soon!) She is the biggest sweetheart and is the leader of our resident pack; she loves to run around and is looking forward to welcoming new friends to the yard to play fetch with her!

New Pet Sitter in Levittown

We opened Penny’s Play, Sit & Stay LLC to offer pet care services to loving pet parents who are looking for a pet sitter in Levittown and surrounding areas.  We are offering peace of mind to dog, cat and other pet parents who need to leave their pets alone and would love for them to be taken care of in their absence.  Whether it be a long work day, a weekend getaway or an extended vacation; we can give your pets the attention they need, while giving you the peace of mind to enjoy your time away.

Have a long day at work or a busy day ahead of you? 

We are here to give your pet loads of love and the attention they crave!  During a walk with us, they will get out that energy they’ve been saving up all day and be returned to your home happy and tired. Be assured that a tired dog is a happy dog and a nondestructive dog.

Want your pet to be in the comfort of your home while you’re away? 

Penny’s Play, Sit & Stay LLC is a pet sitter in Levittown who will come to your house for drop-ins while you are away for an extended period of time.  We will drop in to spend time with your pet, give them lots of love and much more!  We can give your house a lived-in look by turning on lights, opening and closing blinds and bringing in the mail and newspaper.  Want Fido to get a walk while we visit? We can extend the visit and add on a walk to give him even more exercise and attention.

Would you rather your dog be in someone else’s home while your away?

We are happy to board your dog in our home, where they will get to spend time with our resident dogs.  They will get to have a doggie vacation while you’re on your vacation.  Play time in the yard or snuggling on the couch, your pup will feel right at home with us.

Why choose Penny’s Play, Sit & Stay LLC as your pet sitter in Levittown?

Before wanting to become pet sitters, we were pet parents!  We struggled to leave our dogs when we were away.  We treat every dog we take care of like part of our family!  Although we are new to the business part, we are not new to pet sitting.  We have pet sat for friends and family for years before deciding to do part-time pet sitting for the past year.  Now we are following our passion while getting the chance to add more pets to our extended family!

Why should you trust Penny’s Play, Sit & Stay LLC?

Penny’s Play, Sit & Stay LLC is fully insured and bonded. We are part of Pet Sitters International, a pet sitting group for professional pet sitters. We are licensed with the state of Pennsylvania for dog boarding. We are also certified in pet first aid and CPR by the American Red Cross.

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