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Article  – BARKS from the Guild Magazine, Pet Professional Guild

Lisa smiling alongside a handsome black and white cat

An article where Lisa discusses the pro’s and con’s of a cattery stay vs a pet sitter for a cat’s wellbeing while their guardian’s are away.

 

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Article  – The Herts Advertiser

Lisa and Mum Angie in outside a lake in Buckingham Palace gardens

St Albans business woman is invited to Buckingham Palace to celebrate Prince Charles’
70th Birthday Patronage.

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Article – My Local News

Lisa and Marisa from APGAW

City’s pet services owner invited to speak to Marisa Heath from the APGAW in Parliament.

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Article – The Herts AdvertiserPrinces Trust logo

St Albans start-up pet care business gets support from The Prince’s Trust.

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Blog

 

What do cats love?

What do cats love?

Get creative with cardboard! Those of you who have cats will know that they love cardboard and high places. A chap called Sam combined these two things an made an enchanted cardboard house for his cherished kitty Denni:...

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What is pica?

What is pica?

Pica is also known as eating and/or chewing non- nutritious substances like cloth, wool or plastic bags. It’s common in oriental breeds such as the Siamese, Tokenise and Burmese, which suggests there may be a genetic component to the behaviour. John Bradshaw, in his...

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Positive wotsit?

Positive wotsit?

There’s some terminology in the animal training world that I think can be easy to get confused about so I wanted to list some information about positive and negative reinforcement and punishment. With positive I think of a plus sign so it's always adding something and...

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Why does my cat?…

Why does my cat?…

As a cat sitter I often wonder and get asked why cats do certain things so I’ve compiled a list of behaviours that our feline friends display and the reasons behind them. Purr It was commonly thought that cats only purr when they’re happy – kittens would suckle milk...

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So what is trigger stacking?..

So what is trigger stacking?..

I first heard about the concept of trigger stacking when I went on Grisha Stewart’s Behaviour Adjustment Training Course with my colleague, and it totally made sense to me – in life with dogs and my own life! I’ll start with some definitions: So a trigger is defined...

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Walking spots in St Albans and nearby

Walking spots in St Albans and nearby

Whether you're new to the area (welcome!) or need some inspiration from your usual walking haunts, we’ve compiled some popular walking spots for you to explore with your dog. Jersey Farm Woodland Park, St Hellier Road This is a nice park but not that big - it is near...

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What do cats need?

What do cats need?

There's no denying it, cats are masterpieces! Here are some things that cats need to be happy, healthy and content.... Scooping that poop! There are lots of litter trays on the market which makes choosing one tricky. When you purchase a tray, think like a cat - think...

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Coping with pet loss at Christmas and all year round

Coping with pet loss at Christmas and all year round

Christmas time without your pet Christmas can be a time where laughter, love and good times are intensified. However, for some people it can be a time where loneliness is exacerbated by the idea that everyone has someone to spend Christmas with. Memories and feelings...

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