Tips for Selecting the Best Dog Sitter

Require recent references from other pet parents detailing responsiveness and reliability.  

Check References

Opt for an established professional sitter with at least 5-10 recurring clients over years in business.  

Experience Level

Hold an introductory interview to evaluate overall professionalism, affection for pets and training approaches.

Interview Format  

Verify sitter's pet first aid knowledge, containment abilities and procedures if dog escapes.

Safety Checks  

Choose a service that provides GPS tracking and picture check-ins during visits.  

App Accountability

Test your dog’s rapport with potential sitter before confirming services.

Meet & Greet  

Discuss detailed schedules, feeding, medications, potty needs, emergency contacts.   

Clarity is Key

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