As Pet Sitters we spend our days doing something others only dream of…enjoying our work and caring for animals. Now YOU can too!
The Pet Sitting Life guides you from those first moments when thoughts of pet sitting first enter your mind…to your first interaction with clients and those very important first pet sits and beyond. Most of all… we help you build a relationship with the animals you’ll come to know and love.
Let’s get started!
Are You Ready?
Before you start your pet sitting business…let’s see if you’re ready for the job! Our two “Are You Ready to be a Pet Sitter” articles give you an overview of what to expect.
Getting Started with the Business of Pet Sitting
Start by Naming Your Pet Sitting Business…then learn about schedules, first phone calls, and meet-and-greets from the Business tab of our Business Skills for Pet Sitters page.
On the Job as a Pet Sitter
Learn how to handle First Pet Sits, Working with Nervous Dogs, and a few of the things that happen every day on the job. Read all these and more in our “On the Job” section.
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12 Hazardous Conditions for Exploring Dogs
Where I live in Canada, snow covers the ground all winter and spring is the first time we see the earth for six months. When the snow melts, it’s a great time for pet sitters to remember to take stock in safety measures for themselves and the dogs they’re with, too....
Pet Poop Pickup: A Task in the Life of a Pet Sitter
Who but a pet sitter can find so much to discuss about pet poop pickup? (Other than new moms and dads, perhaps.) We have it in our bones and in our un-written code of ethics as pet sitters that, “All poop shall be scooped!” Well. That’s almost true. Let’s have a look...