A pet sitter’s photo gallery

A picture is worth a thousand words. The featured photo is a rare shot of Duncan in repose. Twelve hours of maniacal outrageousness wears this little lunatic out every time. I wouldn’t say the following photos are the “best” of Eric’s Pet Sitting, but they are certainly among the top 3,000. Rueben the Weimaraner. HeContinue reading “A pet sitter’s photo gallery”

Eric’s Pet Sitting newspaper article

Everyone remembers newspapers, right? The Raleigh News and Observer article below was published some time ago, when many former employees had to reinvent themselves during the recession which began in 2008. The article was relevant five years after the recession, and serves as a useful resource even now. The pandemic has altered working conditions forContinue reading “Eric’s Pet Sitting newspaper article”

Developing a pet sitting website

Creating a website for your small business is rewarding, fun, and easy to do. Think of it as a business plan, but with puppy pictures. For pet sitters, most of your business derives from word of mouth, and a website enables potential clients to consider you when they search online. A professional looking website addsContinue reading “Developing a pet sitting website”

Service Dogs Part 2 – FAQs

My previous post on service dogs covered the basics but since this is such a fascinating and counterintuitive topic, I’ve provided a sequel. The FAQs I chose to share here include some of the more interesting exceptions and considerations for those who need to know more about service dogs. A link to the full listContinue reading “Service Dogs Part 2 – FAQs”

Dog Park “Don’ts”

Over time, dog park parishioners are going to witness some exceptionally weird behavior. I’m not talking about failing to police your poo, or shirking responsibility for a humpy or dominant dog. Those mundane matters have been covered already. Today, I’m talking about the surreal and bizarro world of: Dog Park Don’ts! The PenguinDon’t be anContinue reading “Dog Park “Don’ts””