Tag Archives: dog walking

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

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Your Pet Sitter Can’t “Pencil You In” To Their Schedule

pet sitter schedule

We love, love, LOVE clients who plan in advance.  We currently have bookings on the schedule from one client in particular (and you know who you are!) for August 2017 which was booked in August 2016!  Not everyone is that organized though. Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Hire A Professional Dog Walker Versus The Kid Next Door?

happy sheltie

For so many of our clients their dogs are much more than just a dog.  They are their children with fur.  They are their life.  It’s very important to them to find the right professional dog walker to meet their needs.   Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

3 Things I’ve Learned In 16 Years Of Pet Sitting

Purrfect Pet Sitting Birthday Meme

Purrfect Pet Sitting has made yet another trip around the sun and is celebrating it’s 16th birthday!  I started this business on August 4, 2000.  Never in a million years could I have imagined how far this business would come! Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment