Susi Hankins runs our team in Oakland and she's also a dog trainer. One of the best things about these toys is that keep your pup's brain as busy as their body. You'll have hours of fun watching your friend try and work stuff out.
Erica comes to us with with years of petsitting and walking experience and has joined our team in the West Dublin area. Erica is so devoted to dogs that she was commuting from Dublin to SF to care for dogs but finally found a way to what she lives much closer to home!
TVAR is definitely a favorite among our Tri-Valley clients and we are so happy that they were nominated by so many of you. Lisa and Robin are pictured here with Harley a sweet little Basenji mix who is ready for his adopters to come find him :)
These simple tips will help you immensely. Ignoring bad behavior like jumping up is the first step towards stopping it. The dog receives no gratification or reward, realizes that this is not working and will usually try a different approach
Robin and Rob have know this rescue group for many years. Please meet Gail (and delicious adoptable puppy) of Northern California Sled Dog Rescue! We delivered a donation to them while we were out and about at Wine and Wags on Sunday and she was quite happy that our clients are such a compassionate bunch :)
Luc Pupwalker is with us in southern Marin (Mill Valley, Tiburon and Belvedere) and loves photography, travel, Japanese movies and video games. You can see Luc here with 9 week old Nell who he instantly fell in love with.
Love and Second Chances is based in San Ramon and their mission is to help death-row, abused, and neglected dogs find forever homes. They do not discriminate by breed, age or special needs and take on several challenging medical cases each year.
On Friday, we had the honor of delivering March's Monthly Treat to the Animal Care Coordinator of the East Bay SPCA in Dublin. Lyla Defoley was thrilled with our donation and excited about Pupwalks' idea to revolutionize support for local dog rescues.
We are so thrilled to have another fantastically and experienced walker join our team in West Dublin/Pleasanton! Jessica has many years of experience working in dog boarding facilities and shelters She's done everything from walks, group play, and veterinary treatments to petsitting and training. Jessica is also Pet CPR certified.
On Friday we delivered our monthly donation to Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton and they were so excited to receive it! We learned more about VHS during the visit and were surprised to learn that they do not receive any public funding at all.
Leanna joined us a few weeks ago and brings her sunny disposition and previous pet sitting experience to the Pleasanton team! Leanna prides herself on being both highly organized and empathetic towards all animals. We are so happy to have her walking and petsitting for us!
This past weekend, we had the honor of delivering January's Monthly Treat to the director of the BadRap in Oakland. Donna was thrilled with the donation and excited about Pupwalks' idea to revolutionize support for local dog rescues. She gave us a tour of their beautiful property and we learned a great deal about how this well-organized rescue is operated.
Stevie has taught me so much about Pibbles. He's hilarious once you know him, has a serious comedic streak and just loves to play in his own way. Did I mention that he's been blind from birth? He'll jump on you, nuzzle your cheek and be your best friend evs!
The mystery cow - each year this cow magically appears in another front yard in a road in Novato. She's even learned to adorn herself with festive jewelry. As we walked by today, we wondered where she'd be seen next.
Last week, we had our drawing for the “Monthly Treat” and the lucky winning charity was Dusty Paws Rescue in Castro Valley. On Saturday, Robin delivered the donation to a very grateful group of volunteers.