There's a lot of competition in the pet sitting business. To be succesful, you need to stand out as a professional. One way to do that is through pet sitter certification. Here is an overview of a few pet sitter certification programs.
A client interview in which you meet the animals you will be pet sitting for is essential for a successful pet-sitting job. But sometimes even that isn't enough to eliminate potential behavior problems.
The Fourth of July means many frightened dogs and cats will end up in animal shelters. One tool that can help is the Thundershirt, a vest that provides constant gentle pressure to a pet's body and can reduce anxiety and fear.
What would happen if you were pet sitting for a client and a disaster forced you to evacuate the home. Do you have a plan in place for getting the animals safely out of the home and into a safe home away from home.
Is your workplace pet-friendly? This Friday, June 22, is Take Your Pet To Work Day--a day set aside to celebrate the human-canine bond, support pet-friendly work environments, and promote the adoption of homeless pets.