Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The Fremont Dog Training Club

Hello, Furry Family!

We've been awfully busy lately, and business is really taking off for the spring / summer seasons!  That said, we're always looking for new ways to introduce valuable services to our clients and their pets!

Our newest professional partner, The Fremont Dog Training Club, is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping doggies and their parents.  Their rates are EXCELLENT at only $100 for an entire 8-week class!  If you've ever researched dog training prices, you know that this price is amazing!  They offer a full range of obedience classes, including beginner, novice, advanced, open and utility classes.

The classes are located in Fremont, and are a great way to nail down the any training issues that your pooch might need a little bit of practice with. And, if you have an older dog, or, your pooch is "mostly well behaved", this is a great opportunity to spend some quality time with your doggy in a fun and exciting new environment.  Some socialization and command work would be great for your pooch (and for you, too)!  It's never too late to teach an old(er) dog new tricks!  :)

Their Beginning Obedience Class is Monday evenings at 7PM
Their next Beginner Class begins on Jun 27 and ends on Aug 15

Contact Toni at 510-790-2904
Email:  info@fremontdogtrainingclub.com

Or, feel free to contact us with any questions or to find out more about the class and trainers!

Best Regards,
Wolfgang and Coree


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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Useful Dog Tricks by Jesse!

Hello, Blogosphere! 

We've been studying dog and cat training a lot lately, and, in our search for ever-useful training methods and techniques, we discovered ... Jesse!  This pup is AMAZING! :)

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Friday, May 13, 2011

What to Look for When Hiring a Dog Walker or Pet Sitter

    * The dog walker or pet sitter should be insured for liability, including care, custody, and control of the pet.
    * The dog walker or pet sitter should provide contact information for references upon request.  Do be sure to contact the references.
    * Check with vets, groomers, pet stores, and other area pet businesses to learn more about the reputation of your chosen dog walker or pet sitting business.
    * Be sure that the dog walker or pet sitter provides a copy of the legal terms of your contract, including cancellation policy and other terms.
    * Be sure that you fully understand the pricing of your service.  Ask what services are included with the rate quoted.

Other factors to consider
    * What kind of pet education and/or certification does the dog walker or pet sitter have?
    * Does the dog walker or pet sitter know pet first aid?
    * Did the dog walker or pet sitter ask many questions during the consultation, and did he write down all of the answers carefully?
    * Is the dog walker or pet sitter a member of professional organizations, such as pet sitting associations, humane organizations, or other pet care groups?
    * Does the dog walker or pet sitter have a backup plan in case of a personal emergency?
    * Is the dog walker or pet sitter a full time sitter, or do they have limited availability due to another job or school?
    * Does the dog walker or pet sitter have the proper licensing for their area (in some areas a business license or kennel license for boarding may or may not be required).
    * Does the dog walker or pet sitter talk positively about other sitters in the area, and seem informed about the industry and other pet care providers?

Final questions to discuss with the sitter

    * Will you have the same dog walker or pet sitter serving your home the entire time you are away?
    * Will the dog walker or pet sitter be allowed to bring anyone with them to the sits?
    * Does the dog walker or pet sitter ever bring children to visits?
    * How often will the dog walker or pet sitter leave a note for you logging how the trip is going?
    * Will the dog walker or pet sitter's available time periods fit your pet needs?
    * How will your key be stored or returned?
    * Has the dog walker or pet sitter cared for your type of pet in the past?
    * Does the dog walker or pet sitter accept multiple payment methods (cash, check, money order, etc)

We wish you all the best in your search for a reliable, affordable dog walker or pet sitter!

Best Regards,
Wolfgang and Coree


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Friday, May 6, 2011

Spay / Neuter Assistance!

Hello, Blogosphere!

It's nice to see you again! :) We've been so busy with spring break and everyone traveling, that, we're just able to come back to our blog for a quick check-in and a "howdy"!  That said, we'd like to make our first post in a couple of weeks about something worthwhile, so, here is a post about a topic near and dear to our hearts:



-  Low-cost spay/neuter clinic -- ARF's shelter, 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek. Appointment: Call 925-296-3105, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays to schedule. Prices: Visit www.arf.net/resources/clinic.html.

-  Low-Cost -- Spay/Neuter Clinic at Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society, every Tuesday for qualified residents. Reduced prices available for those who can demonstrate financial need or hardship. Appointments must be made in advance by calling 510-845-3633. Visit www.berkeleyhumane.org. for more details.

-  Spay/neuter assistance -- Low-cost vet referrals and financial assistance for Contra Costa County residents. Contra Costa Humane Society, 925-279-2247.

-  Free spay/neuter -- For feral cats in East Contra Costa County by Homeless Animals' Lifeline Organization (H.A.L.O.). They also have limited funds for free domestic cat spay/neuters for low-income families. Call voice mail at 925-473-4642, or visit www.eccchalo.org.

-  Low-cost spay/neuter clinic -- Financial assistance for low-income Alameda and Contra Costa counties residents. Tri-Valley SPCA Spay/Neuter Center, 4651 Gleason Drive, Dublin. Free spay/neuter for pit bulls. Appointments: 925-479-9674.

Feral cat trap rental and no-cost spay/neuter surgeries -- For eligible feral cats, from East Bay SPCA to help reduce homeless cats in East Bay. For more information, Alameda and Contra Costa residents call 510-563-4635, or visit www.eastbayspca.org/resources and click "The Feral Fix."

Please be a responsible pet owner and spay and / or neuter your pets!


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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Pet Poisons in Your Home

Pet Poisons in Your Home

food poisonous to pets
There may be common foods and substances in your home that could poison your pet- ones you didn't even know were dangerous! Read on for a full list of common household products that are poisonous, and possibly even fatal to pets.Use this list to help recognize potentially dangerous foods and substances in your home.

When pet proofing your home, be sure to get down to your pet's level to see their point of view. While everything may look safe from your perspective, your pet may be able to get into areas you can't see.

Also, keep your pet confined to a crate or small safe area when you aren't home. Most pet poisonings occurs when people are not in the house.

Dangerous Foods
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Artificial sweetener (xylitol)
  • Avocado
  • Bones
  • Chocolate
  • Coffee
  • Fatty foods
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Nuts still in shell
  • Onions and onion powder
  • Raisins
  • Salt
  • Spoiled foods
  • Yeast dough
Unsafe Outdoor Substances
  • Animal toxins (venomous toads, insects, spiders, snakes and scorpions)
  • Antifreeze
  • Blue-green pond algae
  • Citronella candles
  • Cocoa mulch
  • Compost piles
  • Fertilizers
  • Fly baits containing methomyl
  • Ice melting products
  • Outdoor plants and plant bulbs
  • Swimming-pool treatment supplies
  • Slug and snail baits containing metaldehyde
Dangerous Medications
  • Anti-cancer drugs
  • Antidepressants
  • Cold medicines
  • Diet Pills
  • Pain killers
  • Vitamins
Household Hazards
  • Batteries
  • Electrical cords
  • Fabric softener sheets
  • Flea products
  • Lilies
  • Liquid potpourri
  • Mothballs
  • Pennies (Especially Post-1982 because of a high concentration of zinc)
  • Pine oil cleaners
  • Polyurethane Glue
  • Poisoned pests
  • Rubber bands
  • Rat and mouse bait
  • String
  • Yarn
Holiday Hazards
  • Christmas tree water
  • Glass ornaments
  • Ribbons or tinsel
Substances that are not poisonous, but may cause gastrointestinal upset:
  • Cat litter
  • Glue traps
  • Glow jewelry
  • Poinsettia
  • Silica gel
  • Toilet bowl water
  • Water-based paints
What to Do if Your Pet is Poisoned
If you suspect your pet has been poisoned, call your vet immediately. Determine what substance was ingested and read the product's label for a list of ingredients and any instructions in case of accidental ingestion. If your pet is vomiting or has diarrhea, you should bring a sample of the product to help your vet determine the correct treatment.
You should also keep a fully stocked pet first-aid kit in your home as well as an emergency handbook. Be sure you are up to date on your pet's age, weight and allergies.

If you need help, you can also call the National Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435. There may be fees for this service.


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Friday, April 1, 2011

Pet First Aid Classes and Pet First Aid Kits

We recommend that all of our clients set aside some time to take a Pet First Aid and Pet CPR Class.  Not only are these classes extremely affordable, but, they are extremely informative!  As a pet owner, having training in pet first aid and pet CPR may just save your pet's life one day.  Please visit the Red Cross Web Site to view the pet first aid class schedule.

Aside from taking a pet first aid and CPR course, it's also important to have a pet first aid kit on hand.  You can either purchase a commercial pet first aid kit or put one together yourself.  (We recommend putting your own first aid kit together, so that you know what's in it, and so that you can tailor it to your pet's specific needs.)

Putting together a pet first aid kit (which can also double as a human first aid kit!) is one of the best things you can do to prepare for an accident or disaster, and doesn't take much time at all.  It's also a fun project to do with your kids!

At the very least, your pet first aid kit should contain the following:
  • Sterile gauze pads (3" x 3" and 2" X 2") and gauze bandage rolls (1" and 2")
  • First-aid adhesive tape, 1" roll
  • Cotton swabs (Q-tips®)
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Plastic freezer/sandwich bags
  • Small bottle of 3% hydrogen peroxide
  • Styptic pencil or cornstarch (stems blood flow from minor cuts)
  • Antibacterial ointment
  • Antiseptic cleansing wipes
  • Kaopectate® or Pepto-Bismol®
  • Antihistamine (Benadryl® or generic equivalent)
  • Current Pet and Human First Aid Books
  • Eyewash
  • Eyedropper
  • Mineral oil (a lubricant and laxative when given by mouth)
  • Digital or rectal thermometer in a plastic case
  • Leather work gloves (to protect you from being bitten)
  • Latex gloves
  • Leash
  • Muzzle
  • Thin rope
  • Splint materials (tongue depressor, 12-inch wooden ruler or thick magazine)
  • Address and telephone number of your veterinarian and the nearest 24-Hour Emergency Center
  • Phone number for the Animal Poison Control Center:  1-888-426-4435
  • Phone number for the HUMAN Poison Control center:  1-800-222-1222
Place the contents in a plastic storage box, tackle box or coffee can with lid.

The best medicine in case of a pet emergency is usually YOUR knowledge and preparedness level!

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Say Cheese! - Causes of Bad Breath in Pets

Recently, we took our cat, Leela to our MOST excellent Veterinarian, Irvington Pet Hospital, so that they could diagnose the cause of her HORRIBLE breath! You see, quite often, bad breath in pets isn't just caused by stinky food or not brushing and flossing (although, sometimes it is)!

Bad breath in pets can have a multitude of other causes, including: gastrointestinal problems, periodontal disease, diabetes, kidney infections, bacterial infections, and more!

For this reason, we think it important to educate ourselves (and you!) about the causes of bad breath in our pets, so that we can head off any serious health issues before it's too late!

Fortunately, in Leela's case, her bad breath was just a matter of tuna breath coupled with the need for a little kitty tooth brushing. More on THAT fun task later! :)  - 


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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Pet Sitting Vs. Kenneling

Quite often, we receive telephone calls from potential clients who are going out of town and would like to hire us to kennel their dog or cat.  We have to tell them that, unfortunately, we do not offer kenneling services, but, that's not necessarily a bad thing!

Below is the conversation that we usually have with potential clients looking for a kennel for their pet. We thought it might be beneficial to offer this information to the Internet.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Leash Training Your Dog - A Proven, Step-By-Step, Positive Reinforcement Method

So often, we see people being walked by their dog.  That's right, I said "people being walked by their dog"!  You know the scene ...

[pan camera, a beautiful, spring day, at the neighborhood park]

[enter dog owner, being pulled down the path by their dog, leash pulled tight, while Fido rushes on ahead, his collar so taut on his windpipe that he's panting, front paws off the ground, while his owner races to keep up ...]

Oh!  Pardon me!  I didn't realize that this scenarios was SO familiar to you!  You say YOUR dog pulls you around on your walks?  Have you considered strapping on roller skates to make it more enjoyable?  :)  If so, this blog post is for YOU!  Please allow me to lend you a helping hand, Dear Sir or Ma'am!

I make it a practice to train all of my client's dogs on "loose leash walking", as a natural extension of my job as their dog walker and pet sitter.  That said, even if you're NOT my client, I have a heart for you, and empathize with your plight!

I've created a free Web site, dedicated to "loose leash walking", complete with detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as video tutorial links.  You can find that free resource here.  ---  http://www.thewoofgang.biz/loose-leash-walking.html

My wife, Coree, and I are both very familiar with the 'LLW' training process, and we'd be happy to give you pointers over the telephone or via email.  Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or difficulties with the training process.

Happy Loose Leash Walking!


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Sunday, March 13, 2011

"The World's Fastest Couch Potato"

Every once in a while, we have the privilege of caring for a dog that is so well-behaved, even-tempered and easy going, that we'd LOVE to take them home with us.  Our pal, Tate, is just such a dog!

What a handsome boy!
We walk Tate every day when his parents are at work, and no better dog exists for on-leash walking and manners!  He's right by our side, attentive and obedient, while still excited to be outside, thoroughly enjoying the sniffs and sights!  He's curious about other dogs that we encounter along the way, but, never overly-eager or pulling.  He's content to just observe them from afar, and occasionally will wag his tail.  He's a complete pleasure to walk!  We often receive compliments, not only on what a handsome dog he is, but, on how well behaved he is. 

A couple of months ago, we were contacted by Tate's parents.  They were looking for a reliable, dependable walker for their soon-to-be adopted greyhound.  Boy, were they ever thorough in their interview process!  We were quite pleasantly surprised by how much they wanted to know about us;  specifics about our type and level of care, our walking practices, our insurance, our experience and training ... they really checked us out!  And, that was only Step 1 of the interview process!

An AWESOME Walking Companion!
Shortly thereafter, we received a telephone call from Stuart Homer, the President of Golden State Greyhound Adoptions.  We thought Tate's parents were thorough in vetting us, and then we spoke with Stuart!  Not only did he ask all of the questions that Tate's parents had asked us, but, he asked quite a few more!  And, throughout our conversation, he also provided us with a healthy education on greyhound mannerisms, behavioral issues, health concerns and what he expected of us, as Tate's walkers.  Wow!  Were we impressed!  We wish that all potential dog parents and caregivers were required this level of scrutiny!

The end result was that Tate's parents were granted their adoption, we were granted permission to be his walker, and Tate was rescued from what was sure to be a bad end.  Tate was placed in a loving home, with loving parents who are providing him the very best of everything (including the very best walker, of course)!  None of this would have been possible had his doggy parents not been willing to give Tate a second chance at life, and would have been much more difficult without the help and support of Golden State Greyhound Adoptions, who "exist to educate the public on the plight of the retired racing greyhound in order to find great homes for former-racing greyhounds".

After the Walk - Exhausted!  :)
So, the interview process went well, Tate was adopted, and thereby ensued the beginning of a "happy ending"!  Fast forward to a few months later, and Tate has adjusted very well to his new home.  He is loving, sweet and a real joy for his newly-adopted family!  He's friendly, and  -  as they say on the GSGA Website  -  is living up to his moniker:  "The World's Fastest Couch Potato".  Most importantly, Tate is being cared for in an environment that is allowing him to live out the remainder of his life in comfort, surrounded by humans who love him and who have his best interests at heart. 

We love having Tate in our lives as a furry-faced client!  Tate's parents have accepted the commitment of caring for a rescued greyhound, and their lives are richer for it!  We are thankful that his parents have given us the opportunity to care for Tate, and are grateful that people like Stuart Homer and organizations like Golden State Greyhound Adoptions exist.  If you have a lot of extra love in your heart and a little extra room in your home, please consider giving a greyhound a second chance at life!  Adopting a greyhound, like any pet, is a serious responsibility requiring a long-term commitment, and Golden State Greyhound Adoptions' is prepared to help you with the process.  If you would like to learn more about greyhound adoption, please visit the Golden State Greyhound Adoption Website:  www.goldengreyhounds.com  -  or  -  Contact Stuart Homer at 925-946-0426


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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Recall News - Jones Natural Chews "Pig Ears"

March 8, 2011  -  Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Routine testing by the Washington State Department of Agriculture revealed that Jones Natural Chews Pig Ears contained the bacteria.  They were shipped to distributors and retailers between September 15, 2010, and November 2, 2010, where they were available for purchase.  Click to Read the FDA Press Release


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Recall News - Wellness Cat Food

28 February 2011  -  Cat Food Recall  - Certain lots of Wellness canned cat food distributed by WellPet LLC of Tewksbury, Mass., because some cans might contain less than adequate levels of thiamine, or vitamin B1, an essential vitamin for cats. Recalled were Wellness Canned Cat Food (all flavors and sizes) with best-by dates from 14APR 13 through 30SEP13; and Wellness Canned Cat Food Chicken & Herring (all sizes) with 10NOV13 or 17NOV13 best-buy dates. Details: Call the company at 877-227-9587 or visit the website at http://www.wellnesspetfood.com


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Critter Wisdom

"Animals are such agreeable friends - 
they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms."
~ George Elliot


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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Farewell, Super Rizzo!

Becoming a full-time, professional pet sitter has been one of the greatest decisions I've made in my life!  Not only is it an emotionally and spiritually satisfying career choice, but, I get to be outside in our (mostly) great California weather every day!  I also get regular exercise!  And, my clients are always wagging their tails or rubbing up against me!  What's not to like?!

I must admit, there ARE down-sides to pet sitting. One of them is when I lose a pet as a client, either when they pass over 'The Rainbow Bridge', or, when one of my client's parents moves away.  This was the case this past week, when I had to bid farewell to one of my favorite furry friends, 'Super Rizzo'!

Rizzo's mom is originally from Hawaii, and, when she came to her senses and realized that it was time to go BACK to Paradise, she naturally decided to take Rizzo with her (as opposed to leaving Rizzo with me, which would have been cool)!

'Super Rizzo' was one of the most energetic, friendly, playful pups on my client list.  He was always a pleasure to spend time with!  He is a miniature pinscher with a BIG heart!  Of course, being a teensy dog who ALSO has "big guard dog tendencies", he always protected the homestead appropriately when I arrived, by barking VERY ferociously!  Then, once I got about 5 steps in the door, and he got a good sniff of me, you could see the realization dawn in his, big, brown eyes ... "Hey!  That's the guy who walks me!" ... and he instantly became all tail wags and face licks.  It was AWESOME to receive such a warm welcome!

I'm pretty sad he's leaving town, but, am hopeful that he and his mom will invite me to Hawaii for a visit someday! :)  Rizzo was an awesome furry friend, and spending time with him always made me smile.  He was alert, interested and on his best behavior when we went for walks, and was often the target of many compliments from passers-by.  Rizzo is one handsome pooch!  See for yourself:

I'm going to miss you, My Friend!  Farewell, Super Rizzo!


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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Fetch, Kitty!

So, we've had our blog for less than a week, and already, we're fighting the urge to make each and every post about our cat, Leela.  :)  Just like every pet parent who has gone before us, our fur-faced kid had wiggled her way in to our hearts and caused us to become all manner of gushy-lovey-dovey about her.  We can't help ourselves.  We <3 her more than anything!

Of course, it helps that she's cute.  :)  But, more than that, she's somehow managed to begin a transformation in to an amalgam of our human personalities mixed with her kitty traits.  Leela came to us a rescue kitty, and, at 2 years old, she had already done a fair bit of living.  Of course, she was more than a little shy when we first brought her home.  But, the past year has strengthened the bond between us, and she's come completely out of her frightened kitty shell.  She's now running the house and showering us with all the fur-faced love and affection that we can stand (which is a lot)!

In the past year, she's gone from "Shy Rescue Kitty" to "Princess Leela", and is slowly morphing in to "our kid", picking up traits from both of us, some of which have been quite surprising!  (More on this later.)  Our latest surprise, however, came in the form of Leela's ability to follow commands ("Sit!") and, most recently, play "Fetch!" 

Coree was working on the computer when she felt something drop at her feet.  It was one of Leela's "toys", a rubber bracelet that she's become quite fond of.  So, being a properly trained human, Coree picked it up and tossed it, thinking that this was what Leela might want.  Sure enough, Leela ran after it, retrieved it, and brought it right back, dropping it at Coree's feet again.  How cute is that?!

Of course, thereby ensued an hour-long session of "train the human to play fetch".  :) 

Who's being trained here?  :)

Fetch, Kitty!


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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Schnappsie, The Wonder Dog!

We have recently had the pleasure of working with a new client who, by themselves, have been a breath of fresh air!  They are educated, concerned, interested dog parents who are dedicated to providing their pet with the proper doggy education.  This is exciting for us, as these traits are sometimes a rare thing in our business.  It's no wonder, then, that their scruffy, rough-and-tumble street rescue dog, "Schnappsie", is turning out to be such a pleasure to care for and train!

Schnappsie came to them from the Mean Streets of Los Angeles, where, more than likely, she was battling for every scrap of food and doing her doggone best to find a safe, warm place to lay her dog-tired head at night.  There's no doubt that she had a rough "puppyhood"!  This is why it's such a wonder that she's blossomed in to the happy, smart, eager-to-please bundle of energy that we are caring for today.  It's obvious that something "magical" has happened!

That "magic" came in the form of her new Dog Parents.  Schnappsie is obviously loved!  Her new owners' dedication to showering Schnappsie with plenty of affection and patience while helping her to overcome her rough start in life has made all the difference!  They are loving, kind, and patient with her, but also firm and "no nonsense" (which we know all adolescents need!).  During a recent visit to their home with a trainer, mom and dad were both fully engaged in the conversation, asking questions, and ALSO eager to please!  Who says you can't teach an old dog parent new tricks?!  :)

The end result of that short training session was a dog who, for all intents and purposes, was a happy, well-adjusted, VERY intelligent pooch!  She showed no outward signs of her "street dog" experience at all!  And, even more astounding, her ability to learn new tricks was AMAZING!  The trainer even commented:  "She's SO smart!  I could have her running a course and spinning in circles in one afternoon!"  Wow!  All of this from a dog who, had she not been rescued from the streets, would probably not have had a chance to provide so much joy.

We're so grateful that there are folks out there who are willing to look past a dog's scruffy exterior to find the heart of gold underneath!  If you're considering buying a "designer dog", or have your heart set on an adorable purebred, don't do it!  Schnappsie is one of the happiest, most intelligent, eager to please dogs that we've seen in 6 years of pet sitting, and that says a lot!  All she needed was a chance to shine!

Recipie for the PERFECT Dog:

1 Part Street Smarts
2 Parts Willingness to Learn
1 Cute Face (couldn't hurt!)
1 Heaping Helping of Dedication
2 Big Squeezes of Love and Patience
2 Parents Consistent With Training

Enter:  Schnappsie, The Wonder Dog!

Schnapsie, The Wonder Dog!


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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Hello, Blogosphere!

My name is Wolfgang, and I am the Owner of 'The Woof Gang', a pet sitting and dog walking company located in Fremont, California.  I'm an avid animal lover and have owned numerous pets throughout my life, most recently, a spoiled rescue cat named "Leela".  For the past 6 years, I have also served my local community in the capacity of "The Woof Gang - Professional Pet Sitter and Dog Walker", which had afforded me many opportunities to gain extensive experience caring for all types of animals, including: dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, fish, reptiles and wildlife.  For the record:  It's been spectacular!

I was born in Hameln, Germany, (home of the Pied Piper!), and first came to the United States in 2003 to marry my wife and Office Manager, Coree.  While getting re-settled in a new country, I took a part-time job as a pet sitter and dog walker, and, I've never looked back!  What started as a part-time "hobby" has blossomed in to a full-time career that has brough me more joy and satisfaction than any other "employment" I've had in my life!  I very quickly realized that serving animals and their human families in a service capacity was what I was truly BORN to do!  If I had been the Pied Piper, all of those rats would have probably moved in with me!  :)

I hope to use this blog to recount my pet sitting and dog walking adventures, bring knowledge-based articles to my clients, share photos of my client's pets with them while they are away, and also provide tips and tricks on pet care, general pet nutrition, and animal health and welfare.  I'ts also been suggested to me by our cat, Leela, that she should star in a minimum of one post per month.  :) 

Let the adventure begin!
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