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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YES. NO. YES. NO. YES. NO. YES! I've met a lot of professional pet sitters in my time. Some I've bumped into locally. Some I've approached because they were wearing a pet sitting company's t-shirt. I've met many at annual pet sitting conferences, and some I've talked to only on the phone. I've met some pet sitters who work for a larger pet sitting business and many sitters who are solo-acts: a business of one. I have found networking fun and interesting and I encourage all p
The Pros and Cons ........ When I was a newbie pet sitter I heard a talk by a former police officer about security in pet sitting. He strongly advocated for pet sitters not to put signs on their cars. He offered us several reasons for not doing it that made sense to me, so I didn't do it. I was many years into my pet sitting business before I decided TO put signs on my car. What brought me to this decision and how did it work for me? How did it work in regards to this police
It really is as easy as pie. Cat Caption: "Mom, make sure you get a reference. I need a great pet sitter!" Many, if not most professional pet sitters acquire clients through word of mouth most of the time. A friend, tells a friend, tells a friend. But sometimes.... Sometimes people need a pet sitter and they don't know anyone who has pets to ask for a reference or they don't know their neighbors well enough to ask. This is where a pet sitter needs to be prepared and ready to