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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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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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Psst……Want To Make $20 For Your Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Referrals?

dog sitting in money

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

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How Long Does The Pet Sitter/Dog Walker Stay?

dog next to clock

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.

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3 Things Your Pet Sitter/Dog Walker Ponders

jack russell with question mark over his head

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

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Pet Friendly Apartments Near East Greenbush, NY

pet friendly apartments in east greenbush, ny

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

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Pet Sitter Horror Stories

PET SITTER HORROR STORIES

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

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Pet Sitting…..What A Racket?!

dog sitting in money

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

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Why Does My Pet Sitter Require Two Copies Of My Keys?

pet sitter keys

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

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