Now that you have your trip schedule all set, it’s time to find a pet sitter or house sitter. Maybe this is your first time to use a sitter or you’re switching to another sitter. Here’s a handy guide to make things go more easily and smoothly for everyone—and every pet! Continue reading →
So you’re about ready to book your fab weekend getaway or a cruise. Or duty calls you to go out of town. Who’s got you covered for keeping your animals company and your home secure? You’ve got to find a sitter, but where to look for one? Continue reading →
I’m probably a rare bird (pardon the animal pun!) among pet sitters since not very many of them are too fond of overnight or live-in pet sitting, so they simply don’t offer that type of service, which is generally in high demand.
Virtually all who have requested my services are business and vacation travelers. Curiously, I haven’t had a single commuter make any reservations just yet! It just happens that way. But it works out to everyone’s advantage! I particularly enjoy the overnight niche, anyway.
Overnight/live-in pet sitting or house sitting is pawesomely right for you if:
You have a puppy or a senior dog.
You have a pet with health issues, some behavioral problems, separation anxiety, general anxiety, or naturally clingy personality.
You have a sizable menagerie.
You simply want more peace of mind, period. Even if you have only one pet or no pets at all.
I already have a few blog posts regarding this issue (on my yet-to-be-published blog archive from my old website), but due to so much public misconception out there, I feel compelled to publish a response to a post on one of the major online caregiving directories.
Name and location of the poster are edited out. Asking rate on the post is $15 per visit. Here’s the post, copied verbatim (emphasis mine): Continue reading →