June 27, 2019

We love to celebrate Canada Day long weekend with fireworks, but our pet's and wildlife do not. Firecrackers can send cats into hiding and turn dogs into a quivering mess. Here are a few tips to help ease your pet's anxiety. Allow a few days before the fireworks begin...

November 20, 2018

HomeCheck and PetCare Services offers professional dog walking in Oakville, Ontario Canada.

October 13, 2018

I often hear people say that cats are independent they don't need a lot of attention.I have to disagree. As a cat sitter, I've met shy cats and I've met not so shy cats. For instance, one kitty I sit for named Oscar is always right there waiting to be picked up as soon...

October 2, 2018

One of the hardest decisions to make when you own a pet is when to send them over the rainbow bridge. I just recently had to make that decision, it was gut wrenching. I cried for days before, going over all the reasons why I had to say goodbye to my 13 yr old dog Usher...

April 15, 2015

HomeCheck and Pet Care Services is a professional dog walking and pet sitting company in Oakville, Ontario Canada. We want to give you peace of mind knowing your pet is being taken care of.

April 7, 2015

First let’s start by asking the question why do Dogs pull? I can answer that question quite easily, Dogs pull for two reasons.

1. They want to!

2.  We let them!! 

Solution, DON”T LET THEM!!! Here are the 10 tips but understand this is not a quick fix, you taught them...

January 29, 2015

If a cold weather alert has been issued, this is not exclusive to humans. Wind Chills can cause frostbite within minutes.
Would you go without your hat and gloves in -20 degree weather? Dogs are susceptible to frost bite just as easily as humans. They can e...

December 8, 2014


Santa was busy making these tasty Christmas cookies for his furry friends!


Instead of giving store bought Pet treats as gifts; make these easy recipes. Your friends and their pet's will love them!! Best of all; NO PRESERVATIVES!!!


Peanut Butter and Mol...

November 13, 2014



1. Clear the walkway to your front door of any snow or ice.


2. Ensure your pet is well socialized and allows strangers to handle them.


3. Make sure tags on your pet's collar are current and up to date.


4. Leave a key with a trustworthy neighbour as a backup for emerg...

October 23, 2014

It is that time of year where we need to cover our pools. Choosing the right kind of pool cover  is crucial when it involves the safety of our beloved pets. Tarp pool covers are the most dangerous because when rain and leaves accumulate and then freeze ; this can cause...

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