Finding a Pet Sitter: 10 Things 2 Look 4

  1. Pet Sitters should provide proof of commercial liability insurance (for accidents and negligence) and be bonded (against theft by a pet sitter or employees).
  2. Pet Sitters should provide a written service contract detailing services and fees.
  3. Pet Sitters should have a website with a list of services, rates, policies and contact information available at all times.
  4. Pet Sitters should be comfortable, confident, relaxed and friendly around your pets.
  5. Pet Sitters should have experience and continue to train and educate themselves about animals.
  6. Pet Sitters should come to your home and meet your pets before beginning an assignment.
  7. Pet Sitters should take notes of your pet’s medications, routines, etc.
  8. Pet Sitters should be associated with a veterinarian who can provide emergency services.
  9. Pet Sitters should have back-up plans for emergencies.
  10. Pet sitters should provide references with contact information.