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How to be a Better Client

How to Win "Pet Sitting Client of the Year"
Whether this is your first or fiftieth time to use a professional pet sitter, there are some things you can do to help your sitter take the best possible care of your precious pets. You can help ensure that each pet-care assignment will be a successful arrangement for all involved. Use the following suggestions as a check list of helpful pointers that are sure to endear you to your pet sitter!
Professional pet sitting services can be valuable for many occasions. If you're pleased with your pet sitter and want him or her to be pleased with you, please pay promptly!

Print out the Checklists below to guide you in your search for the right pet sitter for your pets.

Getting to Know You
Your pet sitter needs to know you, your pets and your household routines in order to do the best possible job in caring for your pets while you are away. You can help out by providing detailed information to your pet sitter prior to the pet-sitting assignment.

Preparation is Key
Be prepared with all the information your pet sitter needs. Gather this information in advance so you won't overlook any important details.

Pet-Proofing Your Home
Your pet's health and safety are at stake and these important checkpoints need to be in place whether you are getting ready for the pet sitter or not

Securing Your Home
In addition to keeping your beloved pets safe, happy and well cared for, a professional pet sitter also attends to the safety and security of your home while you are away. Here are some tips you can do to help.

The article and checklists are courtesy of Pet Sitters International and are reprinted here with permission.

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