April is Heartworm Prevention Month

Soon after my beloved cat passed away in 2015, I began looking for the next four-legged furry friend to join the family.  I found it in a three-year old Mini Schnauzer named Lucky.  Lucky was one of several pets that were rehabilitated from disease or illness and placed back up for adoption by the Companion Animal Rescue…

Pet Safety: What isn’t harmful to you can be deadly to them

As we wrap up the month of March and get ever so closer to the Easter season, the staff at Creation’s Care want to remind you to keep your pets safe from common household items, plants, and sweet treats that are poisonous and even deadly to your family pet.  Most people know that sweet treats like…

It’s Photo Time!

Pet Sitter’s International, of which Creation’s Care is a member, is holding a month long photo shoot to benefit Pets for Patriots.  Pets for Patriots gives the gifts of fidelity, joy and love to both veterans and pets through companion animal adoptions. The organization helps veterans and military members adopt the most overlooked shelter pets,…

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day in style!  In honor of St. Patty’s Day and Pet Sitter’s International’s 23rd anniversary, Creation’s Care Pet Sitting is holding it’s first annual photo contest.  Submit a photo in the comment section or on our Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/creationscarepetitting, of your pooch or kitty dressed and ready for all the St. Patty’s…

keeping your pooch happy and safe while out in public

As has become an annual tradition amongst the staff at Creation’s Care Pet Sitting, we took this weekend to pause and enjoy the wonderful world of equestrian sport. The Redhills International Horse Trials in Tallahassee brings equestrian competitors from around the globe for a three day Olympic level competition right to our back door.  Spectators abound, and with…

Beat the Heat, part II: Know the signs of heat exhaustion.

August 15th marked the first day of school for students all across Tallahassee, Florida, with neighboring counties following suit in the coming weeks, if they haven’t already.  Yet despite this figurative end to summer and many looking forward to the upcoming football games this fall,  the hot and humid temperatures are showing no signs of…

Happy National Mutt Day!!

“National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day, was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige, (also founder of National Dog Day, National Cat Day, National Puppy Day & many more) and is celebrated on both July 31st and December 2nd. National Mutt…

Beat the Heat: Tips on Keeping Your Pets Cool when Temperatures Soar

Summer is here and the temperatures are hot.  It’s nothing new to those of us living in the South and though teachers and students are preparing for the school year to start, the temperatures, well, they’ll be sticking around for awhile.  To help you beat the heat during these remaining dog days of summer, we will…

Meet the Staff of Creation’s Care

So who’s behind Creation’s Care Pet Sitting?  Here’s a look behind the scenes at who we are and why it all got started. Virginia S. McMullen, Founder/Petsitter Virginia’s love of animals came at an early age when, along with assisting in the care of her childhood dog, Dudley, she began riding horses and assisting with…