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Pet Sitter World Educational Conference

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Pet Sitter World Educational Conference   House Calls Pet Sitting attends Local pet sitter Wendy Tom, owner of House Calls Pet Sitting, LLC, joined with 200 professional international pet sitters and pet industry experts last week. They attended the 2016 Pet Sitter World Educational Conference & Expo which was held in San Diego, California.   From the United States, Canada and South Africa the attendees were able to increase their pet care skills, improve their pet sitting business practices and help raise thousands for a local pet-rescue organization.       Wendy Tom attended keynote speaker, Dr. Marty Becker, “America’s …

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Looking into the rescue pets eyes do you see their survival journey

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Looking into the rescue pets eyes as a pet sitter there is such knowledge of the multifaceted human nature… their survival journey all the way to the happy endings of how they learned to trust again would be inspirational novel.   For the pet owner of a rescue it can be gut wrenching to be away for any extended length of time.  How do they take vacation or work long days without their pet?  Boarding at a kennel or the Veterinarians may be reminders to the rescued pets of their past life.  Many were abandoned, abused and too many have …

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Pet Sitter Locator

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The Pet Sitter locator helps you find your personal pet sitter in your neighborhood. Pet sitting is an affordable substitute to the kennel, with the bonus services offered that go beyond those of a kennel. A skilled pet sitter attends to your pets in the comfort of their home. Your pet sitter will make you feel comfortable knowing someone reliable is taking care of your pet and your house. 101 Pet Sitting encourages pet owners to check references on pet sitters prior to hiring. In addition, we recommend that pet owners read “Pets Prefer Pet Sitting” prior to setting …

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Why Use a Pet Sitter?

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Pets are a joy to have around, but with today’s demanding lifestyle and hectic environment, a lot of things can get in the way of your being able to spend quality time with and to care for your furry companions. Because your pets have their needs too, it is part of being a responsible pet owner’s tasks to have someone look after your pet during the times that you can’t personally attend to them. What does a pet sitter do? A pet sitter is someone who has the same passion as you when it comes to taking care of …

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Pets Cold

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Are your pets cold? Is your pet sitter cold? You may not want them to feel like they have been left out in the snow. As a pet sitter I have found that many people turn off the heat when they leave on their cold weather vacation.  It is amazing how fast the temperature drops in your home.  Sometimes it is so cold water pipes freeze and the pets are freezing too!  Spark Energy recommends:  When you’re away at work or know you’ll be gone for a while, decrease your thermostat temperature to around 58 degrees.  Are your pets cold? …

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Pet Be Cool on Pet Sitter Watch

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Help Your Pet Be Cool This Summer Your pets need to stay cool while you are away and your pet sitter is watching them too! It’s great to enjoy summer with your pet. It is also a time when we travel on vacations and your favorite pet sitter is coming to your home to care for your beloved pets.  This is the greatest time when your pets have the greatest risk of injury due to heat-related health problems. As a pet sitter I find that sometimes people turn off everything and lock up tightly before leaving with Fido in …

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Pets Prefer Pet Sitting

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Paws down, pets prefer pet sitting! Pet sitting is a substitute to the kennel, with the bonus services offered that go beyond those of a kennel. A skilled pet sitter attends to your pets in the comfort of their home. Your pet sitter will make you feel comfortable knowing someone reliable is taking care of your pet and house. Pet sitting is the best alternative to boarding or kenneling a wide variety of pets who are now members of your families. Pet sitting services are set up so that one phone call provides your solution for your pet care when you are …

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Prevention of Lost or Missing Pets

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Take some preventative measures! To help if  your pet (Dog or Cat) ends up missing or lost.    The following suggestions for the Prevention of Lost or Missing Pets can save you, your pet sitter and your pet from a broken heart. For you, your pet sitter and your pets sake make sure your pet wears some form of identification. You might want to permanently identify him by having him tattooed or having a special microchip identification device implanted underneath his skin. Your pet is then automatically registered with an identification service. Information on Microchip  Information on Tattoos Information on Pet ID …

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