Dogs and Cats Everywhere: Are you FAT?

Feeling sluggish lately? Mom and Dad giving you too many of your oh-so-delicious treats? It’s been estimated that 58% cats in the U.S. are overweight, with dogs following closely behind at 53%! With that said, it’s about time we change that statistic and whip that belly of fur into shape! Start the new year off…

Welcome, Nikki!

labradors, walkers, hikers, pack hike

Job Requirements: Must love dogs, and Labs! Nikki is our newest team member who’s taken her love for the breed by working with a Labrador retriever rescue. A cool thing about her joining is that she heard about us through one of our happy clients! Introduce yourself to her and her Lab Martin: http://www.caninecompanionla.com/about/

December Pet of the Month: Bella!

Hi! My name’s Bella, aka Baby Bella, Bella Bella Cinderella, or Princess Bella and I am a happy Canine Companion LA pup! I’ve lived with my mommy and daddy since I was only 8 weeks old as the only dog of the house and love my parents to the ends of the doggie earth! I…

Oh My Dog, what WAS that? 7 Ways to Cure Stinky Dog Farts

Any dog owners out there are all too familiar with this scenario: You’re sitting comfortably in your living room, innocently watching tv while your dog silently relaxes on the couch next to you. You look over lovingly at your dog, wondering why you don’t let him on the couch more often… until, seemingly out of…

7 Travel Tips for Pet Trips!

Try saying that seven times in a row… As the end-of-the-year holidays quickly approach, so does the season for travel! Although Canine Companion LA is in the business of pet sitting (especially around these busy times), over the years, we’ve found that many of our clients often take their pets along with them for trips,…

Ruh-roh! Why Doesn’t My Dog’s Costume Fit!?

With Halloween just around the corner, it seems necessary to address a very important issue that people may or may not be aware of: dog costume sizing! Who has experience with the following scenario: going out to a local pet store, finding the cutest costume for your spirited dog, only to go home, unwrap the…

Pet of the Month: Byron

Hi! My name’s Byron and I’ve been with my furever family for almost two years now! Let me tell you about my life as a one-eyed, orange kitty and a Canine Companion LA cat… Read on! If you can believe it, I was born into a family of 5 other kittens! When my pet family…

Spite Pee, Revenge Poop, or…?

Have you ever experienced coming home or waking up to a big mess in the house, whether it be pee or poo? I’m not talking about when you are housebreaking your pet. This is when your well trained pet is peeing or pooping in the house. When they have had ample opportunity to go outside…