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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This post illustrates the varied situations pet sitters can encounter. One of the strangest calls I ever made to a client's veterinarian was the day I called about Charlie Brown the cat. Charlie Brown was one of three cats in a lovely home with great owners. I was their regular pet sitter for several years until they moved out of the country. All the cats were unique. One was jet black. One was a tuxedo cat, and then there was Charlie Brown. You can see a photo of Charlie Bro
Clients who give the occasional tip are a blessing to pet sitters Professional pet sitting was the first "job" I ever had where I received tips occasionally. They were very much appreciated. Even though hiring a professional pet sitter is sort of a luxury service because pet-sitters usually aren't a cheap service to hire, a professional pet sitter, especially a solo sitter and someone who is just starting out, really doesn't make a lot of money. Let's say for example, that a
Goldilocks discovered what was "just right" for her. Pet sitters can too. In the fairytale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", Goldilocks tried out different chairs, bowls of porridge, and beds. In each case, she found a chair, porridge, and bed that was "just right". It was a process of discovery. I think, in my ever-evolving mind, that pet sitting is the same sort of discovery process. Let me explain..... When pet sitters start pet sitting there is always a learning curve. A
Celebrating professional pet sitters as true heroes in these crazy times! Today pet sitting around the world is more challenging than ever when you consider the following: Covid Riots in large cities Political unrest in various forms Hurricanes Fires Floods Earthquakes Increasing tension in communities over various issues ( masks in school, defunding police, levels of covid rising and falling, to vax or not to vax, etc...) Difficulties hiring Potential terror attacks Rising c