Asheville Pet Sitter: Hiring, Part 2

Asheville Pet Sitter: Hiring, Part 2

Make Petsitting List, Check It Twice If you read Part I, you should have already checked references for your potential Asheville pet sitter, and ensured they’re insured (and bonded). Now make a list of any weird stuff about your pets and home. Because lots of people...
Asheville Petsitter: Hiring, Part 1

Asheville Petsitter: Hiring, Part 1

Check Out Your Petsitter What kind of crazy person doesn’t research an Asheville pet sitter who’s going to be living in their home, supposedly caring for their pets?? A crazy busy person! Just because pet sitters are EVERYWHERE nowadays, don’t assume...
Dog Walking 101 – Diary of a Mad Dog Walker

Dog Walking 101 – Diary of a Mad Dog Walker

I started walking dogs at 6 years old. I mean I was 6, not the dogs. Although starting out with elder dogs probably would have been easier … Our first family dog, Brindle, was a spastic cairn terrier puppy who, among other delightful amusements, liked to hide...
Home Sitting Basics

Home Sitting Basics

Should You Hire a House Sitter? You should definitely hire a house sitter if you’re leaving for more than three days in a row. A vacant home becomes obvious pretty quickly. Newspaper delivery people, letter carriers, delivery workers, gardeners, neighbors and...