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12/14/2011 08:28:17 AM by Andrea_Caroline   Send Message to Andrea_Caroline  5882  views, category: Pet care, safety and insurance view all blogs


How many of us fret when we have to leave our pet and go away for business or on vacation?  Next time you need to leave town urgently or you have lots of work, don’t worry as you can check out a pet sitter in advance and leave your pet with them.  While there are plenty of options for you regarding the choice of a pet sitter, there are only a few pet sitters who are going to be the right fit for your pet.  Make sure that you interview the pet sitter well and only leave your pet with them if they are more than adequate in your eyes.  Here are a few tips to get you started.

Get To Know Your Pet Sitter    

The better you know your pet sitter, the safer you will feel leaving your pet with them.  If by chance you feel uncomfortable around the pet sitter or if your pet feels uneasy with the pet sitter, then it is time to find a new one.  If you do manage to get the right pet sitter then you can have a good working relationship with the pet sitter and so will your pet.  Trust your instincts.  If you feel uneasy, scratch the idea and look for a new pet sitter so that you can hire the right one.  Since there are so many pet sitters in the market and there are pet sitting services all around, finding a good pet sitter is not all that difficult.

All the Right Information

It is important to understand your wants and your expectations so that they are fulfilled by the pet sitter.  You can discuss all aspects of pet sitting with the pet sitter such as the fee, the house rules and also the overall pet sitting arrangement.  Some people might want someone to give their pet 24/7 care and some might just want the pet sitter to come to their house once or twice a day to take care of the feeding, cleaning, bathing, exercising, etc.  Make sure you are clear with your expectations and that the pet sitter also agrees.  If you are clear about all of this in the beginning, you can easily go ahead with the arrangement.  

You can also leave detailed information with the pet sitter to help them out.  There are plenty of pet sitting companies available and you are sure to find the ideal one.

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