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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Important encouragement for Christmas and any day! Despite the Christmas photo and the fact that I'm writing this on Christmas day 2021, this post is not just about Christmas day. It is about any day in the life of a professional pet sitter. One of the reasons I'm writing this blog is to share some of the wisdom I acquired during the 16 years I had a pet sitting business, so today I thought I'd sit down and write a few words about the importance of taking breaks during your p
Little things mean a lot during these busy times. Whether you are going to be actively pet sitting between Christmas and New Years Day or taking time off this year, I've got some tips for you. If you WILL be pet sitting through the Christmas / New Year week these are my tips: 1. Take some time to firm up your pet sitting schedule so everything is in place. Confirm trip dates with clients. 2. Remind clients to secure their Christmas trees so pets left home alone won't ruin
Go into business with both eyes open! Starting a pet sitting business is not a difficult thing. You don't need tons of expensive supplies and the legal setup is fairly simple, especially if you will be a sole proprietor. However, there are some very important things to consider before you take the plunge into this wonderful field - things that might take you by surprise if you aren't prepared. FIRST: Being a professional pet sitter is a very active "job". You might be provid
What your pets really want for Christmas. Americans are no cheapskates when it comes to spending money on their pets. Spending money on our pets is an enjoyable experience because, for the most part, our pets are easy to please. There might be a cranky old cat somewhere that could care less whether he's gotten a new toy or not, but for the most part, our pets like whatever we get for them, and we like watching them enjoy it. In doing some internet research for this post, it s