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  • Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Dog Walker this Holiday Season

    Your pets may express signs of depression as they watch you quickly come and go. Your pets don’t understand it’s the holiday season. They don’t know why you have stopped taking them for their daily walks or tossing the ball for them to fetch. Your pets are used to you taking time out of yourRead More

    How To Relax on Thanksgiving – A Pet Sitter’s Guide

    As a pet sitter in Mesa, AZ, I often receive last minute pet sitting requests around the holidays.  Clients sound flustered and stressed on the phone.  Excited to visit with family, that they may not have seen in years, nervous about leaving home and their pets behind, stressed that they waited till the last minuteRead More

    Turkey Day! ~ Pet Sitters Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  Everyone is bustling about getting ready to make their favorite fixin’s for the big dinner, doing last minute preparations on the house and lawn and frantically spending their final days trying to train their dog to be a good dog when guests arrive. I’m sure you’ve been getting allRead More

    When Should I Book My Pet Sitter?

    The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming!  When should I book my pet sitter?  I can do it last minute can’t I?  I’m sure they will be available… Not necessarily!  As soon as you have your holiday vacation planned, book your pet sitting services.  Pet sitters only have so many visits they can make inRead More

    How To Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween – A Pet Sitter’s Guide

    As a pet sitter in Mesa AZ, we hear about a lot of pets getting lost on and around Halloween.  With little goblins knocking on our doors and ringing the door bells our pet’s are on high alert to begin with.  Then add in opening the door and being distracted by the SCARY costumes, thisRead More

    Who Are The Best Pet Sitters In Mesa, AZ

    There are a ton of pet sitters to choose from in Mesa, AZ.  Seems like there are more and more popping up every day.  But WHO is the BEST pet sitter in Mesa, AZ? Well, that is a hard question to answer.  Mostly because we all do things a little different.  Some companies hire employeesRead More

    Pet Sitter Bum Rushed By Unleashed Dog

    There is never a dull moment while pet sitting in Mesa, AZ.  We have a dog that we walk 3 times a week for the past 3 years.  Today was the first time we had ever been rushed by another dog.  Here is the scenario: It’s hot, so I had the client’s dog swim inRead More

    Do You Charge the Same for Cats and Dogs?

    This is a question we get asked a lot.  I’m not sure if it’s because cat owners feel like their pets are more self sufficient and don’t require as much attention as a dog or don’t think pet sitters stay as long with cat clients as they do with dog clients.  Play Time Pet CareRead More

    Employee’s vs. IC’s

    Clients often ask us if our pet sitters are employees of the company or independent contractors.  Why would that be important?  There is a huge difference in companies that have employees vs. independent contractors.  This may be important for some people for many reasons. 1.  Looking for consistency when different sitters are caring for yourRead More

    Pet Sitter Gets “Kids” Ready for School

    It’s that time of year again.  When the kids are getting ready for school and we keep getting busier and busier which in turn may make Fido’s activity diminish.  What happens to Fido when you get too busy for his now normal daily routine?  You may notice some depression or a change in behavior. Jenna Trethewey,Read More