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.
Category Archives: Dog Walking
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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