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.

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Are you ready to be a pet sitter?

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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Stay Upright on Slippery Roads!

Stay Upright on Slippery Roads!

For those of you who live in the warmer climates with nice solid roads year-round, you can skip this post...or read-on if you’re interested in a virtual glimpse of dog walking in the snow. WARNING...It isn't as fun as what you see on Christmas cards or in romantic...

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Surviving the Holiday Crazies

Surviving the Holiday Crazies

The holiday season is upon us. For some people that means visiting family or hosting dinners and parties. Other people make an escape to somewhere peaceful and relaxing. Then there's the pet sitter. If any of your clients are doing any of the above might...

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