Introducing Two Dogs

At Paws to Consider we have plenty of dogs that make great pairs for our pack walks, and often times get specific requests to find walking companions for our clients! Pack walks have many benefits for you pup, which include providing a more stimulating walking experience, socialization, and you pup makes a new friend they…

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Senior Pets

As a result of advancements in medical care, pets are now living longer lives than every before! But as pets get older they often require a higher level of care and attention. At Paws to Consider, we often get inquiries from new clients about providing check ins and short 15 minute walks for senior pets. Paws is…

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Why Do Dogs Pant?

Walking dogs day in and day out, Paws to Consider works with a lot of panting dogs! There are many reasons that a dog pants, and unlike people, dogs have a warm fur coat on at all times which often requires that they find a way to stay cool! Cooling down – Dogs don’t sweat through…

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The Benefits of Walking your Dog

At Paws to Consider, we understand the importance of walking your dog, not only is it a important physical activity but it also provides great mental stimulation as well! Dogs get many benefits out of using their sense of hearing and smelling outside the confines of your house, and so it is important to provide…

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Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

At Paws to Consider taking care of your dog is our number one concern! While there is not a lot of grass in Boston, some of the areas we walk in, such as Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury happen to have a more rural feel with grass and vegetation as compared to much of Boston. While many…

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Our Dogs and Chewing

Dogs don’t have opposable thumbs, so a lot of times when they interact with their environment, it is done through their mouths. At Paws to Consider we take your dogs safety seriously, which is why being aware of our surroundings is always important during dog walks as many dogs try to snatch up anything they find (sticks and litter are always…

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Spotting and Removing Tick

As Paws to Consider gets into our fall dog walking schedule, one threat we must protect ourselves and dogs from are ticks. Lurking particularly in grassy, bushy or wooded regions, it is important to be able to spot, recognize and remove ticks should they rear their ugly heads! Ticks are most common in the spring, summer…

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Dogs and Chewing

At Paws to Consider we deal with dogs and their chewing habits all the time, it is particularly prevalent with puppies when they are outside… everything looks like a chew toy to a puppy! Older dogs still enjoy finding things to chew even on their regular dog walks, but this is a common trait among dogs. At home,…

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Dog Friendly Traveling

Paws to Consider offers pet-sitting to clients who travel and cannot bring their pups with them. While we’re happy to provide in home or at our home pet-sitting, there are also lots of dog-friendly Airbnbs, hotels, restaurants, etc that you can bring Fido to with you. Even the airlines are fairly pet friendly these days! Always check the…

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Dog Walking Tips of the Trade!

As Boston’s premiere dog walking service (serving Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Roxbury, West Roxbury, Brookline & Roslindale predominantly), it’s incumbent upon us to ensure your dogs safety, while also providing for a fun and engaging environment during dog walks! Here are some quick tips to make sure your dog walks are as great as your pups: Pulling:…

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