Pet Sitter Tips

Pet Sitter Tips


How Smart People are getting paid to exercise

If social isolation has got you out of your gym routine, we have the perfect way for you to get back into a daily rythm of exercise. DISCLOSURE: THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING PETCLOUD GETS A COMMISSION IF YOU DECIDE TO MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH A LINK, AT NO COST TO YOU. Re...

Become a House Sitter and get paid to stay in Homes with pets

If you love to travel, but can't quite save enough for expensive hotel rooms and meals, there is an option that you should seriously consider: House Sitting!  Using house sitting as a way to cut your costs is a legitimate travel method. There are easy-to-use services that match house sit...

Pet loving Baby Boomers have hit on a Source of Extra Money

The sharing economy isn’t just for Gen Y’s as would be retirees are now working smarter not harder. New research from PetCloud shows while only 3% of their pet carers offering services are over the age of 55, they complete over 20% of all jobs.  They are smashing their young...

Introducing Dogs

It's important for dogs to have a calm, slow, non-threatening initial meeting, otherwise it can set the tone for their relationship. Read our tips for introducing two dogs. 1. Begin by letting both dogs get to know each other slowly and carefully on a leash in a neautral territory...

A Day in the Life of a Pet Sitter & Dog Walker with PetCloud

  I love being a dog sitter. It’s a 24 hour job. Dog walking of course is a day gig and you don’t have your four paw staying in your home. In my case I am busy mostly as a dog sitter and included in my fee is a walk. I specialise now in small dogs but I will go to a clients home ...

Sitter of the Month is Stephanie from Mill Park in Victoria

This month we are highlight Stephanie who despite only being with PetCloud for 3 months, is making a big impression on her clients who enjoy her loving and positive nature.   Stephanie has always had a passion for animals from a young age. She grew up owning pets and loved every m...

Pet Sitter Self-Care To Revamp Your Business and Life

What do you think of when you hear “self-care”? Like many of us you may think of a mani-pedi, bubbles baths or a new hairdo. While these are great ways to take time out for yourself let’s explore how to take care of the most important asset in your pet sitting business, YOU! ...

How a Smart phone can be a Pet Sitter’s best friend

Damage caused by Pets during their stay, aggressive behaviour, or even vet medical issues can challenge even the most experienced pet sitters.  Sometimes capturing the behaviour or health state of the pet will stand you in good stead if evidence is required for an insurance claim. Towards th...

Making wise decisions about Pet Sitting Bookings

Meet and Greets with the Owner's pet/s will help you know whether pets are likely to be suitable.   1. Energy Levels Research the breed's behavioural characteristics and tendencies. Are they a low energy lap dog? or a high-energy racing dog or guard dog with hunting or high pro...

7 Essentials A Kitten Can’t Live Without

You’ve just welcomed a tiny, adorable ball of kitteny fluff into your home and whether as a new fur parent or pet carer you won’t be able to stop smiling when this cutie is in the room!   While cats are a relatively easy pet to care for, to make them feel comfortable and happy i...