How can I tell if the business is legitimate?

July 30, 2009 by Karin · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Business 

A common concern for first-time clients of pet sitting services is how to determine whether the service is a legitimate business. Here are a few checks that you can do. Read more

Do you have references?

July 16, 2009 by Karin · Leave a Comment
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I will occasionally hear the phone message “And do you have references?” While it’s important to get references before hiring a new service to ensure that the service has provided reliable and competent care to other clients, how do you know that the names you’ve been given aren’t family and friends posing as clients? Read more

Who is walking your dog?

July 15, 2009 by Karin · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Pets 

While making a pet visit today on Grosvenor Ave, close to Lilac, a woman walked by briskly with a dog tight to her side and on a very tight leash. At times the dog’s front paws didn’t even touch the ground! From the way she was walking and the way she was dressed, I believe she was a dog walker. Read more