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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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
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.
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
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
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
I have always brought my pets to the vet for their care. Recently, I found myself with a dilemma. My fifteen year old cat, who is in failing health and quite frail, needed a refill on his medication and in order to get that refill he needed to undergo an exam. Given his current state of health I felt that a road trip may do more harm to him than good so I decided to have a mobile veterinarian come to my home. Continue reading
For the past few years I’ve been comparing rates of pet sitting and dog walking services in the Capital Region to determine the average cost. Continue reading