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Emergency? No problem. Your Pet Sitter Can Help!

Pet sitter emergency

We really like when people make reservations far ahead of their much anticipated vacation but what happens when you have an emergency and need to leave with a moment’s notice or you wind up in the hospital?  Well, if you are an existing client and we have a key on file we are just a phone call away.  We understand that things happen and, as long as we have someone available we can usually squeeze you in. Continue reading

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2016 Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinics At Tractor Supply In Schodack, NY

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Tractor Supply in Schodack is having low cost pet vaccine clinics again for 2016. Continue reading

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2016 Rensselaer County Rabies Vaccination Clinics

2016 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinics

 

Rensselaer County has announced their rabies vaccination clinics for 2016.  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.  These shots will be provided for dogs, cats and ferrets. Owners are required to present their pets’ most recent immunization certificate.  All pets must be secured either in a carrier or on a leash. Continue reading

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Purrfect Pet Sitting Wins Angie’s List Super Service Award!

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I’m beyond thrilled to announce that Purrfect Pet Sitting has won the 2015 coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award!  This award reflects an exemplary year of service provided to pet parents in 2015. Continue reading

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The Downside Of Having A Wrapped Pet Sitting Car

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It’s been a little over a year now that I’ve been driving the Pet Sitting Mobile (aka The Hoopty).  At first I was embarrassed to drive it because of the rather crazy graphics on the side of the car but over time, I seem to forget it’s even there. Continue reading

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Where To Donate Open Bags Of Pet Food

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If you’re like me you’ve no doubt had some flops when it comes to choosing a food that your pet likes.  So, what do you do when you’ve spent a fortune on a bag of food and Fluffy or Fido has turned their nose up at it?  It cost too much to just throw it away and most places won’t accept open bags. Continue reading

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2015 Pet Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

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It comes the same time every single year so how do the holidays ALWAYS sneak up on us?  I’m proud to report that I’ve got most of my Christmas shopping already done but for those of you who haven’t even started we’ve compiled a list of ideas of gifts for the pet lovers in your life. Continue reading

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5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Pet Sitter

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We recently hired a contractor to remodel our bathroom.  To say it was a debacle is an understatement.  What was originally supposed to be a one week job is now on week four with no end in sight.  It made me realize that there are questions you should ask of any contractor or service before you allow them into your home.  The same questions apply whether you’re getting your bathroom remodeled or whether you’re hiring a pet sitter. Continue reading

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Does Your Pet Sitter Have Employees or Independent Contractors?

tiger cat in box

We are waist deep in the middle of a bathroom remodel.  Let’s just say it has not been a lot of fun not having a shower for two plus weeks with no end in sight.  What does this have to do with pet sitting?  Go grab yourself a drink and get comfortable and I will explain. Continue reading

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What Is The Average Cost Of Pet Sitting & Dog Walking In The Capital District 2015?

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Pet sitting and dog walking rates can vary greatly between service providers who provide essentially the same exact service.  There are a lot of reasons for the variations; some pet sitters work ‘under the table’ and don’t claim their income, some are uninsured, some just don’t charge what they’re worth because they think by undercutting the competition they’ll gain all of the business. Continue reading

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