WestFetch vs. Other Tampa Dog Day Cares…..The Difference

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Being a lifetime dog owner (minus a few years in college), the love and relationship I’ve always had with dogs has been an important part of my life.  It’s a big reason why we started WestFetch and certainly the reason why we have developed the services we offer.  We know how important furry family members are. It started with our pet sitting service.  We tackled the professionalism and responsiveness that was missing in other pet … Continue reading

Doggie Day Care Remodel – Phase I complete!

Phase I of our doggie day care remodel is complete!   There was some old termite damage in the attic which was necessary to complete first.  This was our big delay in getting started as we hired a structural engineer to ensure everything was completed correctly and would be strong and stable for the long term.   We live in Florida so we needed to be sure the roof and ceiling will hold up to … Continue reading

Dog and Pet Safe Secret Weapon for Ant & Insect Killer in Tampa

If you’ve ever had a yard of any sort of size, you’ve undoubtedly battled with lawn insects (grubs, ants, flies, etc).  Since we don’t want to use any harsh pesticides in treating the lawn at our day care where our doggie guests will be running and playing, we’ve found a secret weapon to battle insects, especially ants (and especially in warm cities like Tampa) Take 3-4 ounces of Dawn, add 1-2 ounces of orange oil … Continue reading

Doggie Day Care Progress….Patience is a Virtue!

Since we closed on our day care property in September, it seems all we’ve done is talk to a million contractors and get quotes.  Would anything ever get done???   Well, we’re happy to say, it seems like we have movement now! First up was the fence.  A doggie day care without a fence is not so much a day care than a search party.  This was a priority and was the first major item … Continue reading

Don’t Let Your House Become a Target for Thieves!

  So the other day I was walking a client’s dogs and noticed this house on the same street had been gathering up newspapers and flyers throughout the week.  This is such an easy target for thieves!! If you’re leaving town, even for just a few days, we’ll be happy to swing by and check on your home for you.  Here’s a sample list of what we’ll do for you: Bring in all the mail, … Continue reading

Why This Tampa Pet Sitter Charges for Short Notice & Cancellations

In this day and age of all the extra fees, you may wonder why any pet sitter would charge extra for short notice and/or cancellations, right?   It’s certainly not something we like to do but it is a necessary evil.  Here’s a peek into why we have short notice and cancellation fees for our pet sitting service at WestFetch: Yes, we are human, and while we are available for service 365 days a year, … Continue reading

WestFetch of Tampa Donates In Memory of Their Beloved Dante

WestFetch, Inc, Tampa’s premier pet sitter, dog walking and boarding service, in keeping with their devotion to remember their beloved Dante, donated another $500 to Lost Angels Animal Rescue, also based in Tampa.  WestFetch had donated previously in October of 2014. After losing their beloved Dante in May, 2014, whom was saved by Lost Angels and eventually adopted by Craig & Michaela Muniz, owners of WestFetch, Inc, they established a memorial fund that would donate $.50 … Continue reading

Tampa Based WestFetch Lends Support To Lost Angels Pet Rescue

WestFetch & Dante

  WestFetch, Inc, Tampa’s premier pet sitter, dog walking and boarding service, in keeping with their devotion to remember their beloved Dante, donated $500 to Lost Angels Animal Rescue, also based in Tampa. After losing their beloved Dante in May of this year, whom was saved by Lost Angels and eventually adopted by Craig & Michaela Muniz, owners of WestFetch, Inc, they established a memorial fund that would donate $.50 from each pet sitting and dog … Continue reading

So What Does a WestFetch Pet Sitter/Dog Walker Do When It’s Not-So-Sunny in Tampa?

    If you spent any amount of time in Tampa, especially during the summer, you are well aware of the infamous storms we have here.  They don’t call it the lightning capital for nothing!  So what does a pet sitter do during the stormy summer season?? Summer Heat First, even without the storms, we have the heat (or is it the humidity???).  Our job as your dog walker is to ensure your pets don’t … Continue reading

WestFetch of Tampa Sets Up Memorial Fund For Their Beloved Dante

In Memory of Dante We have established a memorial donation in remembrance of our beloved Dante.  From July 1st until December 31st, 2014, for every pet sitting/dog walking visit we complete, $.50 will be donated to Lost Angels Animal Rescue in Dante’s name. Lost Angels is a wonderful pet rescue organization based in Tampa and is the reason we found Dante.  Most of you probably never heard the story on how we came across Dante, … Continue reading