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What’s in your pet sitter bag?

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

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How to schedule a tweet

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

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Pet Sitter Insurance

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

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Dog Walking Qualifications

You do not need any dog walking qualification to become a pet sitter in the UK but being able to demonstrate your skills, experience and

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Why dog walking?

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

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It’s time to review your podcasts

Reviewing what you listen to is an exercise worth doing at any time but is probably even more valuable at the moment. So while you

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Free Office Software

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

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Do I need a dog walking contract?

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

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What is a DBS check?

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.

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Password Managers

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

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What is Phishing, Smishing and Vishing?

Phishing Phishing is an email scan which tries to make you divulge sensitive personal or financial information. Examples include refunds, safety advice and even donation

Pet Sitter Security

How to keep your customer data safe

It makes sense to keep your customer data on a computer or phone. It is more secure than paper and it is always available when