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How To Pick the Right Pet Sitter

Pet sitters perform a number of jobs for pet parents. With all of these responsibilities, it's important to know how to pick the right pet sitter.

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...

How Much to Tip a Dog Sitter?

If your pet sitter takes exceptional care of your animals, should you tip them? Understanding how much to tip a dog sitter can be a challenge.

20 Crazy Dog Sitting Horror Stories

Using pet sitting or dog walking services done by professionals or simply asking friends to take your pet for a few days is a...

13 Ways to Prepare Before You Hire a Dog Walker

You need to leave and cannot take your pet with you. Boarding kennels are expensive and may even carry diseases. If family, friends cannot...

TOP #91: How to Choose the Right Dog Sitter

Samantha is talking with Laura Vorreyer, a pioneer of the dog walking business, who's sharing her experiences in the pet sitting business and provides tips.

How Much to Tip for Dog Services [Infographic]

In the pet service industry, particularly when it comes to dog groomers, sitters and trainers, tipping is still unclear to most dog owners. It's...

Comparing the Best Dog Boarding Services: DogVacay / Rover vs Care...

Placing your dog in the care of someone else is worrying. Fortunately, there are many dog boarding and pet sitting services that offer personal...

15 Most Profitable Pet Business Ventures to Start Today

It’s only in the last couple of years that pet ventures have grown tenfold. People are cashing in on the love everyone has for...

Interview: Why You Need to Hire a Dog Sitter

Pet sitters are becoming a popular service, but many dog owners are unsure of just exactly what a pet sitter does. Depending on your...

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