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A great way to make your pet sitting business stand out is to create some video content.
If you are not comfortable with videoing yourself an alternative is the voice-over. All you need are a few slides.
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My cat loves to bite and scratch the carpet anywhere there is a seam. Doors and patches are particular favourites. Distraction is the best way
More and more Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers are doing virtual meet-and-greets over Zoom, Facetime or Whatsapp. But if you use Gmail then Google Meet
What should you do if a cat starts to constantly vomit?
If you want your dog walking business to be future proof you need to do a bit of planning. And while there is understandable concern
Renting your land to a dog walker is a great way to earn some extra income but it’s not without risk. If a dog, or
Getting cats to take their medication is hard. You can mix it with food, squirt it in their mouth or give them a chewy treat.
Bite wounds often get infected because mouths are full of bacteria. They tend to be more serious than they look because damage can be hidden
Are you ready to reopen? Follow this Coronavirus Reopening Checklist to reassure your customers your pet business is ready to reopen. Don’t be tempted to
Broken bones are extremely painful and require immediate veterinary attention. If your pet has broken a bone, be very careful when moving them. They are
Choking is a serious life-threatening problem that needs immediate action. A choking pet will have difficulty breathing, will make choking sounds, might paw at their
The difference between successful pet sitters and underperforming ones often lies in the way they treat their customers. Customer satisfaction should be the major driving
Seizures can be distressing to witness, but remember your pet probably isn’t aware of what is happening. Stay calm, keep your pet safe then call
Dog walking to cat sitting. Grooming to kennels. It’s difficult to think of an occasion where hand sanitiser isn’t necessary. Hand sanitiser is a pet
Here’s the scenario: You will be closed for a few weeks and you want to inform all your customers. You head over to your email
Cats are carnivores so you can feed them raw meat but only with care. Human processed meats can introduce bacteria and other contaminants that might
As lockdown restrictions start to lift, the CFSG has issued updated protocols for keeping you and your staff safe. “There remains no evidence that pets
Did you know that Onions are toxic to cats and dogs? They contain compounds called disulphides and thiosulphates which, if ingested, can damage the animal’s
The Bounce Back Loan is a government scheme to help UK businesses survive the COVID-19 crisis. It is designed to help small businesses so could
The UK government has announced two schemes to help you keep your pet care business going during the COVID-19 crisis. They are the Bounce Back
It’s difficult to predict when dog walking and pet sitting will return to normal but the government doesn’t want your business to fail in the
Checklists are a great way to make sure we don’t forget anything important. They might feel like something only a newbie needs but IMHO it’s
Do you remember the first time you looked after someone’s else’s pet? Popping your cherry is very exciting! You are on your way and all