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Do I Need to Hire a Pet Sitter for Cats? Benefits and Considerations

Is it necessary to employ a cat sitter Advantages and Factors to Ponder

Cats, those enigmatic and independent creatures, have long been cherished as beloved companions. However, as much as they enjoy their solitude, there are times when they need extra care and attention, especially when their humans are away. This is where the question arises: do I need a pet sitter for my cats? In this article, […]

How Much Do Pet Sitters Cost?

What is the Cost of Hiring Pet Sitters

Nationally, pet sitting rates vary from pet care center to pet care center. There are a number of factors that determine what kind of pet sitting rates you’ll pay, and what value you receive for that rate. We’ll discuss what to consider when hiring a pet sitter, what services and amenities to look for in […]

Is An In-Home Pet-Sitter Right for You?

Is a Home-Based Pet Sitter Suitable for Your Needs

If you’re heading out of town, have a busy work schedule, or simply have too much to do around your home to adequately care for your pet, you have a lot of options for pet care help. In-home and overnight pet sitting is a full-service pet care option that gives you and your pet the […]

How to Become a Pet Sitter

A Guide to Become a Pet Sitter

Are you an animal lover? Do you have experience caring for pets? Would you like to be a pet sitter for a local pet sitting business? Maybe you’re just starting to think about pet sitting as a professional full time opportunity or a part time gig. You might start with asking “what can I make […]

Should You Tip Pet Sitters? Veteran Pet Sitters Chime In

Tipping Pet Sitters Insights from Experienced Professionals

Clients commonly ask whether they should tip their pet care providers, and if so, how much to tip. My answer to this question is always that tips are not required, but whether or not you should tip your pet sitter or dog walker depends. Just like in the service industry as a whole, if your […]

Screening your Pet Sitter and Dog Walker

Vetting Your Pet Sitter and Dog Walker

Little Friends Pet Sitting and Dog Walking is serious about making sure we hire trustworthy pet sitters and dog walkers. Too many pet sitting and dog walking companies leave it up to the client to ensure they screen the sitters/walkers who advertise their services on the application which the company provides. We use ACUTRAQ to […]

5 Benefits of LFPS vs. Hiring an Individual Pet Sitter

LFPS vs. Pet Sitter 5 Advantages

We know that you care very much about your furry friend and so do we! However, we also know that you just can’t always be home with them. After all, you have work, loved ones, and other engagements that require you to be out of the house for extended periods of time. But who will […]

Why You MUST Have an In-Home Consultation With Your Pet Sitter

The Importance of In-Home Consultations with Your Pet Sitter

If you need someone to watch your pet while you’re out of town or if you are looking for a dog walker to visit your dog while you are at work, then an in-home consultation is crucial. You will be bringing this new person into your home and into your pet’s life. For that reason, […]