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2017

Joette White from Park Cities Pet Sitter Receives the 2017 NAPPS Business of the Year Award Trophy at the National Association of Professional Pet Sitter Forum

May 8, 2017: The NAPPS Forum Event in Chicago Brought Pet Sitting Company Owners from Across the Country Together for Networking and Educational Opportunities.

Park Cities Pet Sitter Announces New Upcoming 5-Week Group Dog Training “C.L.A.S.S.” Beginning Wednesday, April 26th

April 12, 2017: The Canine Life and Social Skills Curriculum Is Ideal for Dog Owners Who Want to Eliminate Minor Behavior Issues Encountered in Real World Situations.

Park Cities Pet Sitter Wins the 2017 Dallas Voice Readers Voice Award for “Best Pet Sitter/Dog Walker.”

March 21, 2017: This Is the 3rd Consecutive Year Park Cities Pet Sitter Has Been Honored with the Dallas Voice Award.

Park Cities Pet Sitter President Joette White Is Featured on Arden Moore’s “Oh Behave” Show on Pet Life Radio.

February 17, 2017: Moore Interviews White Regarding Her Recent Win as the 2017 National Association of Professional Pet Sitter’s Business of the Year.

Park Cities Pet Sitter Announces an Upcoming Group Dog Training “C.L.A.S.S.” Beginning Saturday, February 25th at Glencoe Park in Dallas.

February 1, 2017: The Canine Life and Social Skills Curriculum Is Ideal for Dog Owners Who Want to Strengthen the Bond They Have with Their Dog.

Park Cities Pet Sitter Staff Receives Pet First Aid and CPR Training from Pet First Aid 4 U.

January 23, 2017: Arden Moore’s Customized Training Features a Live Cat and Dog to Help Students Learn First Aid Techniques.

 

2016

Park Cities Pet Sitter Debuts New Mobile-Friendly Website this Week, Just in Time for Their Busiest Season of the Year.

December 22, 2016: Park Cities Pet Sitter Worked with Macky Designs to Create the Modern, Updated Website.

 

Park Cities Pet Sitter Park Cities Pet Sitter Has Been Named the National Association of Professional Pet Sitter’s 2017 Business of the Year

December 19, 2016: The Award Is Given Annually to a Pet Sitting Company Who Demonstrates Outstanding Business Practices and Vision in Maintaining and Growing Their Business. 

Park Cities Pet Sitter Collects over $1000 in Pet Supplies During Their “Stuff the SUV” Event Benefiting The Street Dog Project and Feral Friends Community Cat Alliance

November 3, 2016: Over 500lbs of Dog and Cat Food Was Donated in a 6-Hour Period at Hollywood Feed Store.

Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects The Street Dog Project and Feral Friends Community Cat Alliance as Donation Recipients for Their 2016 Presents 4 Pets Donation Drive

October 3, 2016: PCPSI’s Donation Drive Will Kick Off Saturday, October 22nd, with a “Stuff the SUV” Event.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Debuts New Reservation and Scheduling Software for Clients and Staff

August 29, 2016: New Scheduling Software Allows PCPSI Employees to Have Visibility to Their Schedule and Client Data Via Password-Protected Smart Phones and iPads.

 

Professional Pet Sitting Company, Park Cities Pet Sitter, Highlights Hiring Practice Differences in the Pet Sitting Industry

July 11, 2016: Hiring Practices Are the Biggest Differentiators Between Pet Care Providers, So Clients Should Inquire about How Pet Care Givers Are Found and Screened Prior to Allowing Them Home Access.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New Company Logo and Tag Line

June 30, 2016: New Park Cities Pet Sitter Logo Embodies Many of the Company’s Unique Characteristics that Have Made Them a Staple in the Pet Service Industry.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Has Job Openings for Pet Sitters in Dallas and Plano

May 3, 2016: DFW Has Been Largest Job Creation Market in the Country Over the Past Year, Making Filling Jobs a Challenge.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Announces $100 Off for New Clients Who Sign Up for a Minimum of Four Dog Walks Per Week on a Recurring Schedule

April 11, 2016: Daily Dog Walks Are Ideal for Dogs That Need Consistent Exercise, Regular Bathroom Breaks and Positive Mental Stimulation.

 

Park Cities Pet Sitter Celebrates Professional Pet Sitters Week™, March 6th-12th, 2016

March 6, 2016: Local Dallas Pet-Sitting and Dog Walking Business Joins Professional Pet Sitters in the 22nd Annual Worldwide Celebration.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Announces Two Upcoming Group Dog Training Classes

February 25, 2016: Basic Manners 1.0 Class begins Tuesday, March 22nd, and Basic Manners 2.0 Class begins Thursday, April 28th

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

January 20, 2016: The Angie’s List Super Service Award reflects Park Cities Pet Sitter’s consistently high level of customer service

2015

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter to Host “Valuable Dog & Cat Life Skills the Pros Use” Seminar on Sunday, January 24th at Reverchon Park Community Center

December 29, 2015: Seminar Will Feature National Pet Expert, Arden Moore, and Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, Scott Sheaffer as Speakers

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Collects $3148 in Monetary and Pet Supply Donations for Charitable Organization, Angie’s Friends

November 21, 2015: PCPSI’s Donation Drive Is Part of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ Annual Presents 4 Pets Program

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Collects Over $2,750 in Pet Supplies and Monetary Donations During Their 3rd Annual “SUV Stuff” Benefiting Angie’s Friends

October 19, 2015: 566 lbs of Dry Food and 378 Cans of Wet Food for Both Dogs and Cats Was Collected in a 5-Hour Period at Pet Supplies Plus.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Adds Melissa Knox to Their Team as Director of Staffing and Business Development

October 16, 2015: Knox Will Manage All Staff Training and Key Referral Partnerships for Dallas’ Largest Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Company.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Will Host Their 3rd Annual “Stuff the SUV” Event at Pet Supplies Plus on Mockingbird Lane Saturday, October 10th from 11am-4pm

September 15, 2015: The 2015 “Stuff the SUV” Event Benefits Animal Welfare Organization “Angie’s Friends” and is Part of the NAPPS Presents 4 Pets National Supply Drive.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Is Hiring Professional Pet Sitters to Service the Oak Lawn, Uptown, Lakewood, Park Cities, North Dallas and Plano Neighborhoods

August 25, 2015: Both Part-time and Full-time Positions Are Available, Consistent Schedule Availability is Required.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects Non-Profit Animal Welfare Organization “Angie’s Friends” as this Year’s Recipient of their Presents 4 Pets Supply Drive

July 31, 2015: Park Cities Pet Sitter Participates in the NAPPS Presents 4 Pets Supply Drive for the Third Year in a Row as Part of Their Ongoing Efforts to Bring Attention to the Area’s Best Pet-Related Charities.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Issues a Checklist for What Dog Owners Should Ask When Screening a Dog Walker

June 23, 2015: Park Cities Pet Sitter Encourages the Use of Professional Dog Walkers.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Explains Why Daily Dog Walk Clients Are a Fast-Growing Segment of Her Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Business

June 10, 2015: When Pets Are Family Members, Services that Improve Their Mental, Physical and Emotional Well-Being Are Prioritized.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter to Offer “Training and Enrichment 2” Group Dog Training Class Beginning Saturday, June 6th, 2015

May 28, 2015: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s “Training and Enrichment 2” Group Dog Training Class Is an Intermediate-to-Advanced Level Class, Ideal for Owners and Dogs Who Have Mastered Basic Obedience.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Launching Use of iPads for Staff Beginning June 2015

May 13, 2015: Use of Smart Devices for Staff Monitoring, Scheduling and Accessing Customer Information Is a New Concept for the Pet Sitting Industry.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter to Offer “Training and Enrichment” Group Dog Training Class Beginning Saturday, April 18th, 2015

April 13, 2015: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Training and Enrichment Group Dog Training Class Will Be Held at Glencoe Park in Dallas from 10am to 11am for Five Consecutive Saturdays.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter is Hosting a 2-hour Seminar on “Understanding Dog Aggression” with Dog Behavior Specialist Scott Sheaffer, CDBC, CPDT-KA

March 20, 2015: The April 11th, 2015 Seminar Will Help Attendees Better Understand: Types of Aggression, Causes and Treatment Options.

 

Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter to Offer 5-Week Beginning Level Group Dog Training Class Beginning March 30, 2015

March 16, 2015: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Beginning Level Group Dog Training Class is ideal for puppies, recently adopted dogs, and dogs that need socialization practice.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

February 5, 2015: Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Offers a $100 Credit Towards Future Pet Sitting Service for Referral of New Pet Sitter Employees

January 30, 2015: Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, Is Hiring Pet Sitters That Live in the 75204, 75205, 75206, 75209, 75215, 75219, 75220 and 75225 Dallas Zip Codes.

2014

Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New “Extended Tuck-In with Breakfast Service”

December 18, 2014: New service option provides the extended one-on-one time that pets are accustomed to in the evening.

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Helps Bring Presents to Pets This Thanksgiving Season

November 19, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter Raises $9240 Worth of Donations and Supplies for Dallas Street Dog Rescue Group “Duck Team 6” as Part of the 2014 National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ (NAPPS) “Presents 4 Pets” campaign.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Advises: When Searching for a Pet Sitter to Care for Family Pets During the Holidays, Start the Search Early and Do Proper Research

October 31, 2014: Hiring a Bonded and Insured Professional Pet Sitting Company With Multiple Staff Members, Years of Experience, and Emergency Situation Training Is the Best Option During the Busy Holiday Season.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter’s “Stuff-the-SUV” Event Brings in $8600 in Donations for Street Dog Rescue Group, Duck Team 6.

October 8, 2014: Additional Donations for Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Presents 4 Pets Campaign Are Still Being Collected Through November 8th.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Hosts a “Stuff-the-SUV” Event This Weekend to Kick Off Their Participation in Presents 4 Pets

September 25, 2014: Donations for Recipient Organization, Duck Team 6, Can Be Accepted at the Stuff-the-SUV Event, at 5831 McCommas Blvd, or During a Scheduled Visit from a Park Cities Pet Sitter Employee Through November 8th.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules.

September 16, 2014: Shorter visit length option provides a lower cost and is ideal for recurring visit clients with senior pets who simply need a quick potty break.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Announces Participation in the 2014 National Association of Professional Pet Sitters “Presents 4 Pets” Program

August 20, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects Street Dog Rescue “Duck Team 6” As Its Recipient Charitable Organization for This Year’s Presents 4 Pets Program.

Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Sheila Hornsby Finds a Vintage $1000 Bill While Walking a Client’s Dog in the Uptown Area of Dallas

August 7, 2014: Ms. Hornsby Said Finding the Collectible Item’s Rightful Owner Was the Only Option She Seriously Considered.

Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter Stresses the Importance of Mindful Communication in This Month’s Staff Meetings, In Addition to Teaching the Signs of Burnout

July 30, 2014: Licensed Counselor Diane Weatherford Leads Park Cities Pet Sitter’s July Staff meetings to Reinforce the Principles of Effective Communication in the Workplace.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter to Offer 5-week Beginning Level Group Dog Training Class Mondays at 6:30pm at Cole Park, Beginning July 14th, 2014

July 2, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Beginning Level Group Dog Training Class is ideal for puppies, recently adopted dogs, and dogs that need socialization practice.

The Word “Pet” May Be in Their Name, But Park Cities Pet Sitter Provides Hundreds of House Checks for Dallas Area Residents Who Do Not Have Pets

June 20, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s House Check Service Is Ideal for Residents Who Want to Deter Crime, Have Plants and Yards Maintained, and Have Mail, Newspapers, and Flyers Brought in While They Are Out of Town.

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Warns Pet Owners About the Effect of Summer Heat on Their Pets

May 30, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter trains its sitters on pet first aid so they can recognize the signs of heat stroke in pets, and know what to do if it occurs.

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Unveils Detailed Company Mission and Company Core Values to Employees

May 15, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Company Mission and Core Values Set the Tone for the Customer Experience They Strive to Provide Daily.

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Employees Underwent Safety Training This Month to Reinforce the Best Pet Handling Practices

April 30, 2014: Keeping up with proper use of the many dog collars, harnesses, head halters, and leashes on the market requires ongoing training.

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Hosted Pet Care Professionals Conference March 28th-30th, 2014

April 11, 2014: Some of the Country’s Largest Pet Sitting Companies Met in Dallas to Share Best Practices and Discuss Their Industry’s Future.

Scott Sheaffer, CPDT-KA, to Lead 4-Week Dog Aggression Group Class at Operation Kindness in Dallas, Beginning Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

March 28, 2014: Mr. Sheaffer owns DFWDogTrainer.com, and trains in the Farmers Branch area for Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc.

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Has Multiple Open Positions Available for Pet Sitters

March 5, 2014: Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, Is Hiring Pet Sitters That Live in the 75204, 75205, 75206, 75209, 75215, 75219, 75220 and 75225 Dallas Zip Codes.

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Earns Esteemed Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2013

January 15, 2014: This is the 3rd Consecutive Year that Park Cities Pet Sitter Has Earned the Prestigious Angie’s List Award

2013

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Presents $1455.78 in Money, Gift Cards and Supplies to Big Fix for Big D as Part of the NAPPS Presents 4 Pets Initiative

December 23, 2013: Park Cities Pet Sitter commits to continued community involvement in 2014 to assist in reducing the number of unwanted litters and euthanized animals in the City of Dallas.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Continues to Provide Pet Sitting Service Despite the City’s Virtual Shutdown Due to a Severe Ice and Snow Storm

December 6, 2013: Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Multiple Process and System Redundancies Help Them Care for Pets All Over Dallas Even Though Electrical Outages and Spotty Cell Phone Systems Make Communication and Service Delivery More Difficult.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Provides Pet Owners a Checklist of How to Ensure Their Pets Receive the Best Care While Their Owners Travel for the Holidays

November 26, 2013: Planning in advance helps pet owners and their pet sitters during the busiest time of year for pet care.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Helps Bring Presents to Pets This Holiday Season

November 15, 2013: Park Cities Pet Sitter raises over $4000 worth of donations and supplies for the Humane Society of Dallas County and Big Fix For Big D as part of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) “Presents 4 Pets” campaign.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Details How Technology Has Changed the Pet Sitting Industry and Their Business

October 31, 2013: Hosted Voice Mail Systems, development of Pet Sitting Industry-Specific Software, and now smart phones with RFID technology allow pet sitting companies to streamline and differentiate themselves.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Will Have Newest Sitter Staff Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR in November

October 14, 2013: Master pet tech trainer, Arden Moore, will train the Park Cities Pet Sitter staff and is also offering two pet first aid and CPR classes to the public.

 

Park Cities Pet Sitter’s “Stuff-this-SUV” Event Generates $2500 in Pet Supplies and Donations for Its Presents 4 Pets Charities

September 26, 2013: Sewell Infiniti of Dallas Donates Use of an Infiniti QX80 for the Day to Support Park Cities Pet Sitter Pet Supply Drive Benefitting Big Fix for Big D and the Humane Society of Dallas County.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter to Offer an Intermediate Group Dog Training Class Beginning Thursday, October 17th, 2013

September 18, 2013: Canine Good Citizen® Test Will Be Administered November 21st, 2013 for Both Intermediate Group Class Participants and for Any Other Dog Owners Interested in Having Their Dog Take the Test.

 

Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. to Offer a Basic Obedience Group Dog Training Class Beginning Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

August 28, 2013: Park Cities Pet Sitter adds two new dog trainers to their training roster.

 

Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Announces “SUV Stuff” Event at Pet Supplies Plus on Saturday, September 21st, 2013 as Part of Its Presents 4 Pets Supply Drive

August 13, 2013: Sewell Infiniti of Dallas to Donate Use of a Q56 SUV for the Day to Support Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Event.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Wins “Dallas A-List” Award for Best Pet Sitting Company in North Texas

July 31, 2013: “Dallas A-List” Awards allow local North Texas patrons to vote in 150 Categories, everything from Best Pet Sitting Company to Best Burger to Best Dance Club in the City.

 

Jim Buck, Widely Considered the First Professional Dog Walker, Dies in NY at age 81

July 18, 2013: Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Celebrates Jim Buck’s Life by Profiling What a Modern Day Dog Walker Looks Like.

 

More Dogs Run Away on the 4th of July than on any Other Day of the Year

June 27, 2013: Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Provides Tips to Ensure Your Four-Legged Family Members Stay Safe this 4th of July Holiday.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. will Participate in the NAPPS “Presents 4 Pets” Campaign in Honor of the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

June 17, 2013: Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. has selected the Humane Society of Dallas County (dba Dog & Kitty City) and Big Fix for Big D as the two organizations that will receive monies and supplies from its “Presents 4 Pets” campaign.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Says Recent Tornado Tragedies Highlight the Importance of Having Emergency Preparedness Plans for Pets

May 24, 2013: Planning in advance for potential emergencies can significantly increase the chances of saving pet lives, and being reunited with pets after natural disasters.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Staff Completes Comprehensive Pet First Aid & CPR Training Course Taught by Master Instructor and Pet Behaviorist Arden Moore

May 13, 2013: Park Cities Pet Sitter President Joette White Invests in Additional Staff Training in Order to Continue to Elevate Her Company as the Premier Pet Sitting Company in Dallas.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Discusses What Many Pet Owners Fear the Most; the Inevitable Death of their Beloved Pet(s)

April 25, 2013: Planning in Advance for the Final Farewell to a Beloved Pet is Becoming More Common, and Allows for a More Peaceful Passing of a Furry Family Member.

 

Dallas’ Park Cities Pet Sitter Is Expanding Despite Economic Recession Indicators

April 9, 2013: PCPSI is experiencing double-digit growth, and needs to hire 10-15 new employees immediately. Despite supposedly high unemployment rates and a slow economy, they struggle to find qualified long-term employees.

 

Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. Expands Its Service Offering to Include Dog Training

March 26, 2013: PCPSI dog training services are customizable based on a dog’s needs: group dog training classes, individualized in-home training sessions by the hour and starter packages for new puppies are all available.

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