pet sitter

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: sitter - someone left in charge of pets while their owners are away from home
custodian, keeper, steward - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
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Whether you are considering using a pet sitter for the first time or have been using the same pet sitter for a number of years, David Pearsall, director of sales and marketing for Business Insurers of the Carolinas, says that his company, who underwrites the bonding and insurance policies for members of Pet Sitters International (PSI), as well as a majority of pet-sitter businesses in the United States, recommends that proof of insurance coverage be verified before the house keys are turned over to a virtual stranger.
Someone could be a trusted neighbor or a professional pet sitter.
This allows the owners and pets to create a long-lasting relationship with their designated pet sitter instead of having a different independent contractor in their home each time.
After friends and relatives, your options for care are boarding or hiring a professional pet sitter.
Even though she serves as director of the International Boarding and Pet Services Center Association, Rustenbeck felt hiring a professional pet sitter while she was away was the best decision.
Authorities linked Dutra to the series of burglaries after a pet sitter rigged an iPhone to work as a motion-activated surveillance camera in the Eugene home.
When Ms Fitzpatrick calls her, looking for a pet sitter for "Prissy," Abby hears barking in the background.
Songs like the amusing "Little Friends," about Gummere's one-time day job as a pet sitter and "Chemical Imbalance," a social critique of self-medicating to deal with life, simply reflect all aspects of life--from the absurd to the profound, and everything in between.
She is bonded, insured and also a certified professional pet sitter.
Most cats prefer the status quo, so leaving your cat at home where he feels safe and secure under the care of a reliable pet sitter may be the least stressful option for both you and your cat.
If we had a client who lived much closer to another pet sitter and didn't mind, we traded off to keep the driving down.