Your Cat is a Carnivore

Your Cat is a Carnivore

Sparky’s Pet Sitting Service is named after the love of David’s life – Sparky Fox.  We take cats seriously in our household.  With quality, species appropriate  nutrition, limited vaccines and no pesticides, cats in our household generally live long,...
Hot Dogs and Summer Safety

Hot Dogs and Summer Safety

It’s that time of year when we have to remind everyone to NEVER leave their dog in the car when the weather is warm, and definitely not when it’s hot! Cracking the windows does very little to keep the car cool on a warm day. It doesn’t take very high temperatures or a...
The Hazards of Pesticides & Pets

The Hazards of Pesticides & Pets

“I think it’s a good idea to minimize pesticide exposure of any sort, not only because of what we know, but because of what we don’t know.” – Donald Weston, University of California-Berkley, February 2010 Contrary to what lawn care companies, veterinarians and...
Understanding Vaccines

Understanding Vaccines

Spring is here and all of the postcards from your veterinarian start showing up with vaccine reminders. As your pet’s advocate it is important for you to understand vaccines. There is an incredible amount of information and research about vaccines and their side...
New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

Is there anyone out there who is the perfect pet owner? There are always things that can be done to improve the lives of our animal companions. Take time to reflect about the important role pets play in your family and consider the following resolutions: Sparky’s List...