Fairfax, Virginia (findit) March 26, 2019 - Paw Pals, a Northern Virginia pet sitting company, recently released a blog explaining how to become a pet sitter. Offering pet sitting services can be an excellent way to boost your income while helping people in your community.
Many pet owners feel anxious about leaving their animals while they go on vacation or need to work outside of their homes. A high-quality pet sitter can help them feel better about not being able to spend all of their time with their pets. Knowing that an experienced, caring pet sitter is there to meet their pet's needs and take care of any emergencies that might occur is invaluable. There is therefore high demand for sitters with the skills and abilities necessary to provide safe and professional care to pets throughout many cities and neighborhoods.
Good pet sitters are honest, responsible, trustworthy, and dependable people who understand pet behavior and how to properly handle pets. To take your love of animals to a professional level, collect references from people whose pets you've cared for in the past, such as family members or friends. Clearly outline the tasks you're willing and able to perform, and list any certifications -- such as pet CPR -- in your ads. These certifications provide extra peace of mind that you'll know what to do in an emergency. Offering to meet the pet owner and their pet in person before you sign on as their sitter can provide reassurance that you'll be a good match. Ensure that you always ask pet owners about any special instructions or behaviors that you should know about before your first appointment, and send photo updates throughout your assignment to show pet owners that you and their pet are getting along and staying safe.
Speak to Paw Pals for more information about how to apply for a pet sitting position and acquire better pet sitting skills. Paw Pals provides a range of services, from quick check-ins during the day to overnight pet boarding and in-home sitting. The agency's experienced pet care professionals can care for dogs, cats, birds, and other small animals with ease. Call Paw Pals at 703-345-1695 or visit the agency online at https://www.localpawpals.com/. Paw Pals is located at 14001-C Saint Germain Drive #213, Centreville, VA 20121.