We have found over the years that word of mouth is our biggest source of new clients. Traditional advertising doesn’t work very well when it comes to pet sitting. People look for a pet sitter when they need a pet sitter, not when they see an advertisement for a pet sitter. Continue reading
In a previous blog we discussed Why We Want To Be Your Pets Sole Caretaker but this past week we received a request for a job share and we were berated when we turned the potential client down.
By far, one of the most frequently asked questions we receive is how long does the pet sitter/dog walker stay? We offer two options for visits.
There are a lot of things that go through your pet sitter’s mind throughout the course of a day, but some continue to come up over and over again. Continue reading
We completely get that handing your keys over to a complete stranger to care for your home and pets in your absence can be hard. We always tell people to check our references, check our online reviews. We are legit.
Pet sitting is a tough business to advertise for. Most forms of traditional advertising just don’t work for pet sitters. Continue reading
I have heard countless stories of people having to rehome their pet because the apartment they are moving to doesn’t allow pets. I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t consider that myself. There are many apartment complexes in the East Greenbush and surrounding areas that do allow pets. Continue reading
Having been a pet sitter for over sixteen years makes for great dinner party conversation. People listen in awe as I relay some of our ‘nightmare’ stories and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told I should write a book. Some of our stories are downright unbelievable. I assure you, we can’t make this stuff up! Continue reading
Recently I ran into someone I hadn’t seen in probably twenty years. While we were catching up the topic of what we did for a living came up. I explained I owned a pet sitting service and that we provided professional, in your home pet care and that I had seven employees. She told me she was a school teacher. Continue reading
In the past couple of years we have instituted a new policy of requiring TWO working keys when we sign up a new client. This has been met with some resistance from people. Continue reading