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How old do you have to be to dog sit?
How old do you recommend somebody be to dog sit? Twelve or older, but only if the person is mature enough and realizes the responsibility in pet sitting. A pet needs to be fed, given water and be interacted with. Thanks!
What do you need to know about dog sitting?
If you have any pets of your own, consider whether or not they鈥檒l be okay with a new dog in their environment. If you鈥檙e going to dog sit at the owner鈥檚 house, talk to them about whether you鈥檒l be spending the night or just stopping by once or twice throughout the day.
Is it safe to pet sit a dog?
To keep yourself safe while pet sitting, you should follow some basic safety rules. Don鈥檛 walk the dog after dark if you are in an unfamiliar area. Don鈥檛 approach the dog while she is eating, even if she has been very friendly with you so far. Be careful when picking up a dog, unless you know for sure that she鈥檚 comfortable with that.
What are some tips for a first time dog sitter?
My first dog sitting tip is to either hire a professional pet sitter or make sure the person watching your dog is a pet owner. Here are my tips for a first-time pet sitter, professional sitter or for anyone who needs a pet sitter for their dog: