How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Home Alone?

How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Home Alone?

by Kathy Green  •  November 06, 2019
It is a fact that many people chose a feline companion over other pets as they believe cats can be left alone for long periods of time. It’s really a myth that cats can fend for themselves. Like all pets they need care and attention. When cats are left alone for longer than a day, our absence causes them stress and anxiety. Cats may be independent, but they don’t do well left alone for multiple days. They get lonely and anxious without their human companions—especially with the increasing ti...
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What to Pay a Pet Sitter in 2019
Pet Sitter Hiring Guide

What to Pay a Pet Sitter in 2019

by Danica T  •  November 06, 2019
What do you do when you have no idea what to pay a pet sitter? The very first step is to figure out what services you actually need. By doing this, you can get a more realistic idea on what price you should be negotiating. Ask yourself the following questions...
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43 Questions for a Pet Sitter Interview
Pet Sitter Hiring Guide

43 Questions for a Pet Sitter Interview

by Kathy Green  •  November 06, 2019
General Background of Candidate Can you describe your philosophy of raising animals? Have you had pets of your own? What are your hobbies and interests? What do you consider to be your greatest strengths? What do you consider to be your weaknesses? What are your most significant accomplishments? Do you have a current position and why do you want to leave? What are your expectations for your next position? What are your long-range goals? Attitudes Towards Pets and Pet Care Knowledge Why di...
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8 Activities to Wear Out the Dog When You Are Pet Sitting
Pet Sitters

8 Activities to Wear Out the Dog When You Are Pet Sitting

by Martha Scully  •  November 06, 2019
Being a good pet sitter involves a lot more than just making sure the dog is fed and is let out to do their business. The dog you are watching is probably already stressed out enough without having its owner home. Playing with the dog will help them burn off the nervous energy. It will also give you a breather when they lay down for a nap!
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10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Taking a Pet Sitting Job
Pet Sitters

10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Taking a Pet Sitting Job

by Craig Sutton  •  November 06, 2019
As a pet sitter, you should have a number of questions to ask pet owners about their pets before accepting a position. No two pets are the same, and you need to know what you are getting yourself into. This is why it’s important to cover basic and more specific questions about the pet you will be watching. This information will also be able to help you determine your fees.
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What is the Best Breed of Dog for your Personality?

What is the Best Breed of Dog for your Personality?

by Kyla Dewar  •  September 04, 2019
If you're considering getting a new dog, odds are you have more than one dog breed on your wishlist. They're all adorable, and there are just way too many to choose from. We get it. It's a big ask to narrow it down to only one. But though you may have a preference for a particular breed, it's important to note that aesthetics aren't everything. Just because you like the way it looks doesn't mean it will blend in well with you or your personality. When it comes to humans, psychologists b...
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All You Need to Know About Puppy Vaccinations

All You Need to Know About Puppy Vaccinations

by Kyla Dewar  •  July 17, 2019
For anyone whos ever owned a dog, one thing you can probably attest to is the upfront cost you bear when purchasing a new puppy. Not only is there the cost of buying the dog itself, but also the fees required for purchasing all of the necessary supplies. Because of this, the last thing most new dog owners want to think of is more costs. However, one of the essential parts of a puppys early days is to ensure their health is where it needs to be. Vaccinations can help ensure the best and mos...
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