If you are planning a vacation or business trip anytime soon and cannot take your beloved pets along, you will want to make sure that you are leaving your pet sitter with everything they could possibly need to care for your four-legged family member(s).
When Marion and I started pet and home sitting several years ago, we can still remember one of our first pet sitting assignments. Two Basset Hounds. Every morning we would pull a chair up to their food bowls and sit and wait. One sniff, raised heads, and sad eyes, but no eating!
We WhatsApped our client. Her response was, oh yes, sorry, forgot to tell you, they always have a table spoonful of plain unsweetened yoghurt mixed into their breakfast!
All this wasted time and worry, and these pups were just waiting on us to give them yoghurt! For your pet sitter to do the best job possible, it is important that you provide the pet sitter with a check-list prior to your departure. This list should include:-