How To Make Your Home Calming for Anxious Pets

Thunderstorms, fireworks, car alarms, house parties, kids in the park shrieking and behaving unpredictably or wanting to pet your shy canine or feline guest, strangers coming to the house for a barbecue … it’s not surprising some pets can get a little stressed! As a Pet Sit...

10 Reasons to Adopt A Dog in 2018

Like many of us, your New Years resolution may include being happier and healthier, but for some it may even include welcoming a furry addition to the family.   You can smash all three of these goals with one adorable ball of floof, plus with the added bonus of saving a life. 2...

5 Tips For A Safe Australia Day BBQ With Pets

With Australia Day almost here, what could be more Aussie than a BBQ with your mates.   You can hear the sizzle of the snags and smell the steaks cooking already, can’t you? We are known for being BBQ enthusiasts, it’s just part of our culture, as is being anim...

Top 10 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

Summer can mean lots of fun with your pet enjoying the great outdoors but when the temperatures soar you need to take steps to keep your pet safe. Here are our top tips to beat the heat and keep you pet’s safe this summer. TOP 10 SUMMER PET SAFTEY TIPS 1. HOT CAR Never leave your p...

How To Keep Ants Out Of Pet Food

Pet food is a renowned attractor of ants. However, if you own (or are caring for) a cat or dog that doesn't want to woof down their entire meal in seconds then you have no other choice but to leave it on the floor for them where ants may make their way to it. Put the pet's food bowl insid...

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...

Puppy Profile: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

If the wagging of a plumy tail doesn’t melt your heart, surely their large dark round eyes will. One of the largest of the toy breeds, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel loves being a companion dog but also has a sporty nature. If they aren’t enjoying a belly rub or lounging on the couch ...