5 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe When Left Home Alone Thursday, August 25, 2016

The internet has lots of different funny dog shaming videos of our furry loved ones getting into all kinds of mischief when their owners are not home. For us, this is hilarious and cute but for our dogs, this can be stressful. To help out we asked some our experienced pet sitters for their top suggestions to help keep dogs safe while they are home alone.

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6 Ways to Improve The First Walk with an Unfamiliar Dog Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Every dog is different. This is the beauty of dogs – each one has its own personality and unique quirks that make them so loveable. This is also what makes being a pet sitter more challenging than most people give it credit for. You never know what you are going to get until you actually meet a dog for the first time, and if the first time is during your first walk, you could be in for a s...

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8 Activities to Wear Out the Dog When You Are Pet Sitting Friday, October 28, 2016

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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8 Questions You Need to Ask Before Taking a Pet Sitting Job Sunday, October 30, 2016

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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Can My Dog Be Best in Show? Monday, August 29, 2016

Friends, family members, and neighbors constantly tell you that your dog looks like a little doll. “Have you ever considered entering your dog in a show?” they ask. The thought has crossed your mind, but you're not sure where to start. You’re not alone. Numerous pet owners express interest in entering pet shows. But many hesitate because they don’t know where to begin. In this article, we’l...

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Do Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers Need To Have Insurance? Friday, October 14, 2016

While the odds of having an issue are slim when you care for someone’s pet once in awhile, offering pet sitter services professionally is completely different, and you need to start thinking of your services from a professional standpoint.

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How to Choose the Best Vet for Your Pet Monday, October 31, 2016

Did you choose the right veterinarian? Should you wait until an emergency to consult a veterinarian? What factors should you take into consideration when you look for a pet care physician? When it comes to checkups, operations, and medical advice, we should seek the best care available for our pets. The closest vet may not necessarily be the best one. Let’s take a look at some ways you can e...

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Keep Your Furry Friends Safe with These 9 Winter Pet Safety Tips Thursday, February 2, 2017

While most of us dread the shoveling and poor road conditions that come with a snowy weather, it’s important for us not to lose sight of the importance of winter pet safety. Our furry friends need just as much protection against the winter weather as we do. This is why we’ve put together the following tips to ensure your pets are safe and warm this winter when it’s freezing cold outside.

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My Dog Won’t Shut Up, What Can I Do? Thursday, August 2, 2012

Owning a dog can be a great experience but the experience certainly may come with a unique set of challenges. These might include the puppy habits of chewing your shoes, peeing anywhere and everywhere and whimpering when lonely or in the dark. One of the more common annoyances pet owners have to deal with is a dog that won't stop barking.

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Top 5 Adorable Cat & Dog Videos You've Got to Watch! Friday, September 30, 2016

If you've ever visited the PetSitter.com Facebook page, you'll know that we post a lot of funny pet videos. These funny and adorable videos are sure to make you laugh, cry and say awwww.... Here's a round-up of Top 5 most liked videos so far....

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What Experience Should I Look for in a Pet Sitter? Tuesday, September 27, 2016

As much as pets are a part of your family, unfortunately, you can’t take them everywhere. But, not to worry! Finding someone to watch your pets is easier than you think. However, when choosing a pet sitter for your furry friends, there are things you should keep in mind and a few questions you should ask yourself along the way.

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What Is a Nanny Share? Everything You Need to Know Sunday, September 30, 2018

Finding the right care provider can be hard for families. You want someone to love your pets and your babies the same way you do. With the cost of care rising, many parents are asking nowadays “What is Nanny Share?” Through this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through what it means to share a nanny, how to find and pay for a nanny share, and how to maintain a nanny share relationship. By t...

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