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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Tips for Pet Owners and Pet Sitters This week's post serves two purposes. One is to educate, and the other is to remember. Why do I say that? Well, my tips about birdcage cleaning seek to educate pet lovers or pet sitters. This month is also the anniversary of my own precious pet's passing, Puffy the cockatiel, in whose memory and in whose honor I began my pet sitting business in 2002. She died in January of 2001 and just about a year to the day later, I started my Precious P
Read this if you are thinking of starting a pet sitting business. Thinking of starting a pet sitting business this year? I invite you to consider this post as part of your research into the field of professional pet sitting. Like any profession, pet sitting requires a certain skill set. It also requires certain personal qualities, and I would argue that it also requires certain life circumstances for it to work well, especially if you are going to start, and remain, a solo p
Find the root of the problem, and then fix it. Cats are intriguing creatures, aren't they? Beautiful, mysterious, and so appealing to many people. Their behaviors captivate us, entertain us, and sometimes confuse us! One of the behaviors that stymy pet owners is why, seemingly out of the blue, cats decide they are not going to use their litter box "until further notice"! Although they think they are communicating clearly to you, you may still be confused, so it is up to you t
Start your new year off with less stress and more time I've often said that pet sitters live a timed life. In order to meet their daily responsibilities, pet sitters have to be very aware of time so they show up at the right place at the right time and do the right thing with whatever pet(s) are on their daily roster. I've met some pet sitters who are better at time management than others, so for those of you who need a few pointers, or perhaps some new tips, I will present t