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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Most Popular Dog Breeds Of Purrfect Pet Sitting Clients

choclate, black and yellow lab

The American Kennel Club recently announced their list of most popular dog breeds for 2016.  It made me curious to see how our clients stacked up against that list. Continue reading

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This Is Why Your Pet Sitter Keeps Their Service Area Small

Snowmageddon 2017

We survived Snomageddon 2017.  We ended up getting two feet at our house in East Greenbush.  The roads were really bad and getting to pet sits was a real challenge for us. Continue reading

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2017 Rensselaer County Rabies Vaccination Clinics

jack russell getting injection


It’s the middle of March and we FINALLY found a copy of the 2017 Rensselaer County 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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What Is Your Dog Walker/Pet Sitter’s Bad Weather Policy?

Bernese Mountain Dog in Snow

Here we go again!  Snowmageddon 2017 is scheduled to start tomorrow morning.  As you can imagine, the snow can greatly impact our schedules.  So what exactly is our bad weather policy? Continue reading

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Allowing A Third Party Access To Your House Is Dangerous To The Pet Sitter

We're pet sitters, not police

In previous blog posts we’ve discussed why we usually won’t ‘job share’ with a third party.  But what if you just want someone else to have access to your home and they won’t be taking any responsibility for your pets?  Well, to us, that is not safe either. Continue reading

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