Emergency Preparation..and your pet

Many of us have protocol set in place for an emergency, whether at home or at work. However, have you prepared your pet for an emergency situation as well? Colorado is no stranger to extreme weather, ranging from blizzards to wildfires, and all in between. Our goal at PlayTime Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers is […]

Community Outreach: How Students in Colorado Springs are raising awareness for Animal Rights

    On May 4th, 2018, the students from the North Middle School Public Achievement Club held a Pet Information Fair to raise awareness for Animal Rights in the community. The students organized this incredible event, which included multiple booths, a raffle, goodie bags, treats and lots of FUN! They invited various organizations with a passion […]

Did You Know?

We feed, water, walk, cuddle, play with and love on your pets. But, we also do so much more! Dog Training: Kerry Bramwell, our resident certified trainer, offers humane, effective, in-home training for dogs of all ages that includes manners, socialization, following basic commands and potty training. Kerry’s approach is tailored to your individual goals, is […]

Meet the Chief Tummy Rub Officer!

Not only is Susan McIntyre, owner of PlayTime Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers, an inspirational business woman, she’s also pretty darn funny. We had a quick catch-up to find out a little more about the heart behind the most trusted pet sitting business in Colorado Springs. What do most people not know about you? Though […]

Coping with Fireworks

Some pets are calm little souls and barely flinch at a startling crash or bang. Others find them unbearable. New Year’s Eve is infamous for clamorous sounds, none of which rattle your pets quite like fireworks. Though the raucousness of welcoming in the New Year can be difficult to avoid, there are ways to help your […]

In This House

Here in this house…

I will never know the loneliness I hear in the barks of the other dogs “out there”.
I can sleep soundly, assured that when I wake my world will not have changed.
I will never know hunger, or the fear of not knowing if I’ll eat.

What You Owe Your Pets

You owe them a chance to survive. Protection from traffic, harmful plants, the weather, etc., is your responsibility.

Dog Training “On The Flip Side”

Dog Trainer: A dog who is able to make a human do what it wants.

Advice for Dogs

You should have your human fixed, even if it’s a purebred human. There are too many humans, and our big cities are over populated with them to the point where we are unable to feed and shelter all of them.

Cats in the Belfry

Animal lovers Doreen Tovey and her husband Charles acquire their first Siamese kitten to rid themselves of an invasion of mice, although they worry about the cat attacking the birds.