This blog provides inspiration, education, and information to help create and maintain successful connections between pet sitters and their clients for the good of their pets. It also provides information about pet care and the field of pet sitting that will benefit pet sitters, owners, vets, and all pet lovers.
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When I first thought of starting my business, Precious Pets, I was just going to sit for birds. No dogs. No cats. Just birds. When I'm with birds (wild birds outside or domestic pet birds) I can easily lose track of time because I get lost in their beauty and everything about them intrigues me. As it got closer to the business becoming a reality, I realized that I wouldn't have much of a business if I just focused on birds. It seems that a lot of bird people just don't go aw
Professional pet sitters try to stay pro-active at all times, not just in regards to pet care, but also in how they keep tabs on their business preparations and growth. Pet sitters in New England, and in various parts around the country where their are strong seasonal changes, have to be prepared for each season, and here we find ourselves in a fresh new autumnal season. It is a time for raking, pumpkins, hot cider, and bringing out the woolies, and that also means that it's
My regular readers are probably already aware that there is an ever-growing segment of our population that has been busy prepping. "Prepping" meaning that an increasing number of people are creating a food and supply pantry in their homes just in case there is a second-wave of the Covid-19 virus and they have to quarantine again, for a possible greater disruption in our food supply chain, increasing civil unrest, or another crisis like something weather-related or a terroris
When some people think of the ideal of pet sitting they might imagine a happy person with several dogs walking perfectly at the end of their leashes. You might imagine frolicking in a field of flowers playing frisbee with dogs that actually return the frisbees. You might imagine cats peacefully curled up on a pet sitter's lap while they sit next to a lit fireplace in the middle of winter, or a parrot that carries on conversations with their sitter and who never poops on the
"I want to start a pet sitting business because I'm tired of working with people - I want to work with pets. Pets are a lot nicer than people!" If you are thinking of starting a pet sitting business and the above quote is where your mindset is, stop, and think again. I've met more than a few people at pet sitting conferences and in other places who were thinking about starting a pet sitting business because they were tired of corporate America or whatever other fields they we