Why We Don’t Offer In Home Boarding

Why We Don't Offer In Home Boarding

I’m surprised at the number of phone calls we get from people wanting to drop their dogs (or cats) off at my house for boarding.  Our website and voicemail clearly state we do “in YOUR home pet care”, but yet they still contact us. Continue reading

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2018 Rensselaer County Rabies Vaccination Clinics

2018 Rensselaer County Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Rensselaer County has announced their dates for their 2018 Rabies Vaccination Clinics.  During these clinics Rensselaer County Department of Health staff will provide the appropriate rabies vaccination and booster shots as mandated by the New York State Department of Health.  Continue reading

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Pet Sitter Product Review: Wisdom Panel Breed Identification DNA Test Kit

Wisdom Panel Picture

We recently adopted a rescue dog named Chewy.  The rescue group had him listed as a jack russell terrier mix which we could see a little of when we looked at him.  For Christmas, I got my husband the Wisdom Panel DNA Test.  I thought it would be fun to see exactly what Chewy’s results came back as.

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A Little Appreciation Goes A Long Way!

Christmas gifts

The holidays are the time to exchange gifts with the ones you love and to show your appreciation and thanks to those who have gone over and above for you throughout the year.

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Your Pet Sitter’s Pets: Bob; 9 Months Post Leg Amputation

cat with one front leg

2017 was a rough year for our cat Bob.  He had his leg amputated in March due to soft tissue sarcoma.  I never imagined we’d have to go through this with one of our pets, but we did.  It’s been a long road to recovery.  So how is Bob doing now?

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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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