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Sleepy Paws featured on Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia

Kim Westwood, owner and founder of Downingtown pet sitting company Sleepy Paws Pet Care, was recently featured on Good Day Philadelphia.  During the interview with Karen Hepp, Kim spoke about what the business is all about and why she started the business. Click below to...

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Sleepy Paws named Runner-Up in Philly’s A-List

Downingtown PA's Sleepy Paws Pet Care was named runner-up for best dog walker and pet sitter categories for the second year in a row on Philly's A-List.  The 2017 Philly A-List awards are based on more than 19,000 votes from local Philadelphia-area experts voting on 165...

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Sleepy Paws Pet Care to be Featured on Fox29 Philadelphia

Sleepy Paws Pet Care founder Kim Westwood will be featured on Fox 29's Bizzy Mamas segment with Karen Hepp on Saturday November 25th between 7 and 9 am.  The interview was filmed at the Fox29 studios in Philadelphia and features how Kim founded the business in 2009 and the...

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Can Dogs Get Mental Illnesses?

Below is a guest post by Sally James:   A couple of days after the 4th July, a friend phoned me. “Scamp’s been really since the fireworks. Not himself at all. I was wondering - can dogs get depression?” Scamp is a young boxer dog, generally to be found...

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10 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe this 4th of July

It’s 4th of July weekend and as I sit in my living room listening to fireworks go off, our dogs are calm and relaxed. That’s not the case for most pets however. Many pets are scared and stressed from the loud noises they hear. As a pet owner, you should know about the...

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The Importance Of Territory And Routine For Your Dog

The following is a guest post by Sally Bell on the importance of routine and environment for your pets. It’s often assumed that dogs will be excited and stimulated by new environments – that they’d far prefer a romp somewhere new than to patrol the same old boring paths....

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If You are Planning a Vacation, You Have to Read this First!

I was recently at our local Chick-fil-a in Lionville and they have complimentary copies of the Daily Local News to read.  While I was standing in line waiting to order, the following headline caught my eye: "Police: Vacations lead to break-ins".   The article reported...

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