Pet Sitter Tips

Pet Sitter Tips


How can I be a more assertive Pet Sitter or House Sitter?

Sometimes having the confidence to say "sayonara" to a job request or a client up front can mean less stress than if you carried out the job. We give you our top tips to help you be a more assertive pet sitter. 1. Avoid guilt trips. Don’t feel pressured by the Pet Owner and r...

When Should I Turn Down A Pet Sitting Job?

Tips on making your safety as a priority, being assertive, and avoiding problem pet stays As a House Sitter, “meet & greets” are a critical part of a job and should never be skipped. It is a time to suss out the cleanliness of home, the safety of the neighbourhood, the Owners livi...

How To Read and Understand Dog Behaviour

When caring for your own dog or pet sitting, you need to be observant to recognise any changes in the dogs behaviour. Use this guide to help you recognise important body language signals and get to know how they are feeling. If you're concerned about your dog's behaviour, we recommend ...

What Are Badges and How Do Sitters Earn Them?

When you are scrolling through your listing you may notice colourful badges under your profile picture. Want to know what are these little badges, what they mean and how they can get you more bookings? In order for a Pet Owner to reach out to a stranger on a pet sitting website to mind their pet ...

What Dog Breeds Am I Suited To Minding?

In our pet-loving community on PetCloud, we all are at a different stages in life, with different lifestyles, living situations, and different sized yards & homes. This is why it’s important to research the characteristics of each breed before accepting a pet sitting job. Even within a ...

Am I Walking Dogs Responsibly?

Dog bites happen to everyday people and pets, but can often be avoided by owners and pet sitters using the correct lead, collar and walking technique. When walking your dog it is important to ensure your dog is on the correct lead to ensure you, your dog and other community members are safe and c...

Perth's Purrfect Solution for Student De-stress Revolution

Since opening last July, more than 100,000 people have come to the Perth Cat Café for a cuddle and a coffee with their 12 cats - and after a visit there, you can see why. These fluffy little felines are specifically chosen for their friendly and calm personalities, and their love of cuddles f...

How to Spend Less so You Can Travel More

For those looking to save money for travel but are unsure where to start, we offer our top 5 tips to learn how to spend less. One of the most common excuses for not traveling is finances. But for those who are able to seriously commit to goals and only spend on basic necessities like rent, utilit...

What does a Pet Sitter do?

Ever wonder about the life of a pet sitter? If yes, then read on because we're going to talk about what a typical day might be like. Pet sitters are responsible for all basic animal care while their clients are on vacation or traveling for business. Routine duties include: Daily Feeding...