Blog, Op-Ed, Safety tips

Why We Don’t “Ignore the Cat”: Pet Sitters and Requests for Partial Care

One of our policies here at La Pawtite is that we provide pet care on a daily basis during our sitting assignments. That may not seem like it needs to be said, but you'd be surprised. There are often what we call "ignore the cat" requests in our line of work; many sitters have encountered… Continue reading Why We Don’t “Ignore the Cat”: Pet Sitters and Requests for Partial Care

Blog, Op-Ed

The La Pawtite Approach

Hiring a professional pet care provider can be a daunting thing to do, especially if you're pressed for time for an unexpected trip or facing some overtime. You wouldn't hire just anyone to watch your kids for long stretches of time without first doing some research on that person and the same goes for your… Continue reading The La Pawtite Approach

Blog, Op-Ed

Damn it Feels Good to be a Pet Sitter

I recently came across an article on the Internet about pet sitting. More specifically, the article was a list of all the reasons why a person shouldn't get into the business. I can understand that doing something for a very long time can lead to burnout and embitterment toward an industry, but I am coming… Continue reading Damn it Feels Good to be a Pet Sitter