How to Prepare for Your Pet Sitter

When you’re going on vacation or any other trip where you can’t take your animal, hiring a pet sitter is a great way to ensure your pet will still receive the care and attention they need. And while the pet sitter will handle most of the work, there are a few things you can do… Read more »

San Antonio’s Dogtober Fest

Located northeast of the major city of San Antonio, Hill Country Pet Sitters Plus is proud to be situated so close to a city that takes such responsibility for their pets. Here in New Braunfels, we benefit from a strong community of pet owners right here in our town. We love to share positive stories… Read more »

Summer Pet Tips

The summer months are coming quickly and with warmer weather about to set in all over the state of Texas, we wanted to make sure that pet owners were taking the proper precautions this season to keep their furry friends safe. Here at Hill Country Pet Sitters Plus, we know how the heat can make… Read more »

Does Doggy Day Care Work?

Doggy Day Care centers have been lauded as the be-all and end-all for behavioral problems ranging from destruction of property to mild separation anxiety. However, no one know your dog better than you do, and some pets can become more stressed or overstimulated by participating in a daycare or boarding house with other pets. So… Read more »

Animals Experience Loneliness

Animals experience loneliness just as humans do. And just like in the case of loneliness in humans, pets can develop some troubling physical symptoms in addition to general psychological melancholy. Detecting pet loneliness can be difficult, as it’s easily confused with typical pet tantrums. The key difference between a normal spat of poor behavior and… Read more »