10 Random Geekified Facts on Pet Breeds

Fun, reliable pet sitting and house sitting
Pico “Piccolo” declares and celebrates the Chiweenie Heritage Month.

Fun, reliable pet sitting and house sitting.

I enjoy a great deal of cross-cultural/linguistic/literary geekery, especially when paired with the animal kingdom.

That said, I’ve compiled a few fun facts on that intersection. Impress your fellow critter lovers with this trivia list of artful doggery! Continue reading

I love cooking my family and pets

There’s been so much ongoing debate on what constitutes professionalism in the pet care industry. Is it much ado about nothing—nothing more than having certain pieces of paper to prove that you’re legit?

In the words of Grumpy Cat:

Grumpy Cat How About No

A much better (and often unfortunately overlooked) way to showcase our professionalism is having an excellent command of a particular language—English in our case.

This is yet another component in the theme of projecting a professional online image and presentation in the pet industry.

Great communication helps us establish and maintain rapport with prospective and current clients. It’s how we easily distinguish ourselves from the kid-next-door types who can probably only do textspeak! Continue reading

Live Your Legend creed

Here’s something NPSR—non-pet sitting-related, a favorite acronym among pet care pros.

I’ve already lined up some sundry, not-usually-yapped-about animal-themed topics for this blog, but I interrupt my regularly scheduled blog program to take the time to remember a good friend and mentor, Scott Dinsmore of Live Your Legend.

He practically died for his cause—living his legend in his rather short 32 years on Planet Earth while trekking across it as part of his nomadic, off-the-grid adventure that kicked off last year. Continue reading