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Caring For Senior Pets: When Every Day May Be Goodbye

Pet sitting isn’t all puppies and kittens. In fact, the opposite is closer to the truth: we care for more senior and geriatric animals than we do youngsters. It makes sense. In their older years, animals often prefer to stay closer to home. They’d rather sleep in their own beds, spend lazy afternoons on their couches, and snooze in their […]

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Looking For An Experienced Pet Sitter? Three Important Questions To Ask

Looking For An Experienced Pet Sitter? Three Important Questions To Ask

Don’t forget to ask these important questions when you’re trying to decide on which professional pet sitter or professional dog walker would be best for you: How many years have you been pet sitting professionally? This doesn’t mean how long since the first time you ever pet sat for someone. This means what it says: how long have you been […]

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See You Next Year!

See You Next Year!

We hear from a lot of new and potential clients right before the holidays, often regarding trips that are scheduled after the holidays and well into the new year. We have a theory that it’s in part due to the dreary, drizzly, chilly weather that fall tends to bring. In addition to everyone making holiday plans, they often make plans […]

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Is It Okay To Share The Bed With Our Pets?

Is It Okay To Share The Bed With Our Pets?

One of the most frequently asked questions we have from new clients is if we are okay with sharing the bed with their pets. Our answer is always, “YES!” In fact, a little known secret is that a pre-requisite for being a professional pet sitter is being a professional pet snuggler.  We have shared the bed with as few as one […]

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New Year, New Addition: Say Hi To LeashTime

New Year, New Addition: Say Hi To LeashTime

Go go gadget, LeashTime! The way we store and organize your information probably rarely crosses your mind. You give us all of the important things that we should know via email, phone conversations, meet and greet consultations, and written on the notes you leave for us on your counter. Prior to now, we’ve always saved your emails and hung on […]

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Hey, DC! It’s National Train Your Dog Month!

Hey, DC! It's National Train Your Dog Month!

Should we rename January to Trainuary?! Alright, not sure about that one, we may have to run it by our colleagues. Haha! National Train Your Dog Month was started in 2010 by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). The purpose is to draw attention to training and socializing dogs and it’s no mistake that it takes place in January. […]

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Who Are We And What Are We Doing Here?

Who Are We And What Are We Doing Here?

Pet sitters and dog walkers are not all created equally. Okay, scratch that. They’re human, so of course they’re created equally, but everyone chooses to run their business in different ways. So, who are we and what are we doing here? Below we’ll answer some questions about where we’re going with this whole pet sitting thing. Hint: We’re in it […]

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The Best Pet Sitting Company Ever

The Best Pet Sitting Company Ever

We’d be willing to bet that each and every pet parent intends to hire the absolute best pet sitting company ever!  Here’s our (possibly biased, but very well thought out and heart felt) opinions on what makes a pet sitting company amazing, complete with our recommendations on how to pin one down for yourself: Bonded and Insured It goes without saying: You want […]

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It’s A Date: All About Our Meet And Greets

It's A Date: All About Our Meet And Greets

It’s a date! We have officially scheduled our initial meet and greet (M&G) consultation. Here’s what we think you should know so that our first meeting can go as smoothly as possible: Have your phone close by. We won’t ring the door bell or knock on your front door. We will call when we arrive! This is in effort to […]

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Bad Weather Around The Holidays

Bad Weather Around The Holidays

It’s Tuesday morning, just two days before Thanksgiving, and nearly every state in the US is under a Winter Weather Advisory. It is said that over 43 million Americans plan to travel on or around Thanksgiving this year. Pop Quiz! Raise your hand if… You remember to check the weather while you’re busy finishing up work, packing, and getting your family ready […]

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