Pet Peeves Of Your Pet Sitter

Pet Peeves Of Your Pet Sitter

Every job has pet peeves.  Pet sitting and dog walking are no different.  We are in a lot of houses every single day so it’s normal that we find things that, if they were different, would make our jobs a lot easier. Continue reading

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The Winner Of Our 2018 Calendar Cover Photo Contest Is…

This was our fifth year doing the calendar cover photo contest and it was the best year yet!  We had some fantastic entries and a tremendous amount of votes!

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Good Help Is Hard To Find! Pet Sitter Edition

Purrfect Pet Sitting Hiring Meme

In discussing hiring with other entrepreneurs I keep hearing the same thing over and over.  “Good help is hard to find”.  I always chuckle and tell them I could write a book based on some of the doozy applications we receive for pet sitting and dog walking jobs.

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5th Annual Calendar Cover Photo Contest!

purrfect pet sitting calendar

How is it possible that this is our FIFTH annual contest?  It’s hard to believe we’ve been doing a calendar for five years now.  It’s definitely a labor of love to compile all the photos and create the calendar, but it’s worth it.  We get so many compliments every year.
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Purrfect Pet Sitting Turns 17!

Purrfect Pet Sitting Birthday Meme

August 4, 2017 marks a huge milestone!  Purrfect Pet Sitting is celebrating 17 years in business!  We were the first professional pet sitting and dog walking service in Rensselaer County.  It’s quite an accomplishment to have a business last this long and have such a stellar reputation in the community, let alone a pet sitting business. Continue reading

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What Is The Average Cost Of Pet Sitting Or Dog Walking In The Capital District 2017

dog sitting in money

It’s June!  That means it’s time for our annual blog on pet sitting and dog walking rates in the Capital District! Continue reading

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Dog Friendly Restaurants Near Albany, NY

Dog friendly restaurants near Albany NY

Summer is almost here and pretty soon we’ll be able to spend more time outside doing the things we love.  Many people like to bring their dogs with them when they are out and about.  We’ve done the research for you on restaurants in the Capital District area that allow your canine friends to join you for a meal. Continue reading

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Your Pet Sitter’s Pets: My Cat Had His Leg Amputated!

cat with right front leg amputated

If you’ve been following Purrfect Pet Sitting for any length of time you no doubt are familiar with our cat named Bob.  Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Have My Pet Sitter’s Cell Phone Number?

boston terrier with phone in his mouth

You’re going away and you want to receive updates from your pet sitter.  That is understandable.  Our goal is to make your vacation or time away as stress free as possible.  So why won’t we give you your pet sitter’s cell phone number so you can speak with them directly? Continue reading

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The #1 Sure Fire Way NOT To Get A Job With Purrfect Pet Sitting

Frustrated woman on phone

I’ve heard people compare hiring employees to dating.  On the first date (interview) they are on their best behavior and say everything you want to hear.  Over the years I’ve learned how to read between the lines and am usually pretty good at judging whether someone would be a good fit for our team or not.

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