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
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!
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.