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Blog Archives

Celebrate Summer Safely With Your Pet

While many of these safety tips were written with Independence Day in mind, Running The Pack’s team of dog walkers and pet sitters think they’re relevant to ANY summer celebration where there might be crowds of people, loud noises, and

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Heartworm Disease – What You Need To Know To Keep Your Dog Safe This Summer

Although dogs can develop heartworm disease at any time throughout the year, the prevalence of mosquitoes in the spring and summer make education about the disease especially relevant this time of year. There is a wealth of information available online

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Reporting Animal Cruelty? There’s An App For That

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Awareness Month. The ARL recommends contacting your local or regional authorities immediately if you suspect animal cruelty, but what if you don’t know the phone number for the animal control department? Or what

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Healthy Puppy Faces: Eye Care

The eyes are the windows to the puppy soul – here are some potential issues, and tips to make sure those big, beautiful puppy dog eyes stay clean and healthy.   1. Tear Overflow On some dogs, especially miniature and

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Winter Paw Care

Did you know that our walker Jackie D. is also trained as a veterinary technician? She’s going to be writing writing a monthly post for the blog sharing a vet tech’s perspective on caring for and living with pets. Check

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Animal Mistreatment Incidents Abound – But There Is Hope

I’m sure we at Running The Pack were not alone in the shock and sadness we felt when we saw Friday’s story on the animals found in disturbing conditions at a shelter run by the City of Boston. This is

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In The News: High-Tech Dog Collars

You can already buy a onesie that monitors your baby’s vital signs – Why not a collar that does the same for your dog? Boston’s local CBS affiliate WBZ Channel 4 profiled a Massachusetts company this week aiming to do

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What To Do If You Find A Lost Dog?

Picture this – You’re out walking or driving in your neighborhood and you see a dog trotting along the side of the road without a human in sight. What do you do? Inspired by our experience with Remy the poodle

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Dog Running

Running The Pack offers a variety of services for animals of all ages and abilities. A Maximum of two dogs will be run at one time.

Dog Walking

Your dog's not able to run or just needs extra walking services? Running The Pack's staff are also available as dog walkers.

Pet Sitting

While you are away, Running The Pack offers pet sitting services so that you can feel safe & secure that your beloved pet is with a pet professional.

New Puppy Sessions

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Running The Pack walks my socially maladjusted dog twice a day M-F and they are fantastic.  She is not an easy dog to manage mainly because she doesn’t get along with other dogs.  I’ve tried many other walkers and Running The Pack has by far been the most accommodating and the most successful with her.
Nancy T.