Pet Sitter Tips

Pet Sitter Tips


Christmas Safety: 7 Top Tips For Dogs

Tis the season to be jolly and of course our furry friends will be going the fun festivities with the rest of your family and friends. Whether it’s your own pooch or one visiting for the holidays there are some potential dangers present for furkids during the festive season. To ensure yo...

How To Make A Good First Impression During A Meet & Greet

First impressions last! Did you know it only take 7 seconds when first meeting someone to form a first impression? Here are some tips on how to make sure you're putting your best foot forward when meeting pet sitting clients. Outside Tidy the garden, pull out weeds, rake up fa...

10 Daily Body Checks For Pets

As a pet sitter or owner of a furry four legged pet these are your must have tips to know what checks to perform on a pet dog or cat on a daily basis to keep them happy and healthy!   Keeping an eye out for early signs of medical problems is one of the most important things you ca...

Cash Jobs Won’t Protect You When It Counts

As a sitter, it may be tempting to take a cash jobs or as a pet owner, you think "Why not just do cash?" But if the worst should happen and a pet require emergency vet care is it really worth risking not being insured?   Pet Sitting and House Sitting is great option...

Pet Sitter Tax Deductions

As a Pet Sitter in Australia, you need to be aware of any tax obligations you might have. The Australian Taxation Office has a web page listing allowable expenses you can claim depending upon what industry you are in, but they haven’t included specific deductions for the Pet Sitting indus...

Holiday fun with Pets has got this family saving hundreds

This month we are highlighting Nichola and her two boys who work as a family to care for the pets they sit.   Nichola's boys have always wanted to have dog but as a single mum it was too costly, so pet sitting was the best option for the animal loving family. Through PetCloud pet s...

Sitter of the Month for September is NICOLE!

This month we are highlighting Nicole who has always had a passion for loving and caring for animals - its who she is!!   Nicole found PetCloud through being a staff member at the RSPCA and signed up straight away as she loves that a percentage from each booking is donated back to the ...

How To Read Dog Body Language: The Basics

It is a common misconception that if a dog’s tail is wagging it is happy, today we explore how to understand a dogs’ body language better.   Decoding a dogs' body language will allow you to understand how they are feeling and what their intentions are with the human and othe...

Sitter of the Month for August is AMY!

This month we are highlighting Amy who goes the extra mile for her clients by offering great personalised service. She actually became a pet sitter by change when helping out a bride in need.  I’ve been with PetCloud for: 1 year Occupation: Reservations Manager as a serious job and...

How To Have Great Communication with Clients

The ability to communicate effectively with any work arrangement is essential, no matter what industry you work in. In the digital age, Pet Sitters should know how to effectively convey and receive messages in person as well as via phone, email, and video calls.  Here are the top 10 communic...