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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.
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
Please feel free to copy this policy and include it on your own website Coronavirus Policy To keep everyone safe we have implemented the following
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
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
TweetDeck offers a more convenient Twitter experience by letting you view multiple timelines in one easy interface. It includes a host of advanced features to
It’s dead easy to add a WhatsApp button to your website which, when tapped, starts a WhatsApp conversation. (There is a nice example on this
A pet sitter bag is an essential piece of kit. We recently asked our dog walkers and cat sitters: What’s in your bag? Here are
Currently, in the UK, there is no legislation that requires any insurance cover for Pet Sitters compulsory. However, we strongly advise that you take out
Have you ever stopped to think about why you are in business? It may sound like an obvious question but sometimes we are so busy
Running a dog walking business doesn’t have to be expensive. If you need Office software, to create invoices or fliers, there is lots of free
Thinking about starting a dog walking business? You probably have lots of questions. For example, do I really need to bother with a contract? Dog
What is a DBS check and why is it important to the success of your dog walking or cat sitting business? Getting checked is easy.
It might sound counter-intuitive but remembering one password is more secure than trying to remember a different password for every site you visit. You do it
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