Jul
30

Behind the beard: the schnauzer personality

Serious schnauzer - schnauzer personality

Why so serious? Wikipedia/Ron Armstrong

Throughout times and cultures, a well-kept beard has been associated with wisdom, strength, sober-mindedness—even elevated social status. It may hide a pleasant disposition or make you assume someone is dour.

Whatever your preconceived notions of bearded gentlemen, don’t automatically ascribe these traits when the bearded face in question belongs to a four-legged friend. If you can’t see behind the beard, you might misjudge the schnauzer temperament. Read on to undercover the complex schnauzer personality.

 

 

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Jul
30

The best puppy live cams on the internet

Prepare to lose a few hours of your day… We searched the web for the cutest puppy live cams available: Sleepy schnauzers, great dane pups, spirited service dogs and more await. It’s better than a puppy video: Watch these sweet puppies playing live as they suckle, bark, and pounce. It’s the perfect break from a busy day!

 

 

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Jul
30

Dog sitters win big promoting their Rover businesses

Missed the contest? You can still make this your summer of success!

Hundreds of Rover sitters quadrupled their collective new client base by participating in the Summer of Sitter Success contest this June. Sitters shared their custom codes and earned points for promoting their Rover businesses to win prizes, such as Amazon gift cards of up to $1,000 in value.

With the help of simple instructions and clear examples, our dog lovers showed that they’re savvy small-business owners as well as awesome dog sitters! If you missed the contest, you can still make this your personal summer of success and attract new customers who will continue to book with you in the upcoming fall and holiday seasons.

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Jul
29

Cheeseburger pops and kale bones: DIY frozen dog treats

Frozen Dog Treat Recipe

Feeling fancy? Try this Ginger Kale Ice Pop recipe from the Doggy Dessert Chef!

Making frozen dog treats can be as simple or as complicated as you want it to be. Depending on what you have on hand and what flavors your dog prefers, you can whip up a range of creative concoctions.

Read on for appetizing pictures and links to tasty recipes for your dog’s new favorite treat: homemade pupsicles.

 

 

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Jul
29

Ask Amber: How did you pick your price per night?

Ask Amber, with dogWelcome to Ask Amber, our weekly Q&A installment with Amber, one of our most popular Rover sitters in Seattle. Every week, Amber will answer one of your questions about anything relating to dog sitting, dog care, the life of a Rover sitter, etc.

Do you have a question for Amber? Submit it in the comments!

 

 

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