Thursday, 10 May 2012

Ottawa Jobs

Loving Paws & House Sitting
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Monday, 7 May 2012

12 Important Questions a pet parent should ask a pet sitting/dog walking service!

  1. Is the company insured and bonded?
  2. What services and tasks, for sitters to complete, are included in the rate per visit?
  3. What experience does the sitter providing the service have with my particular type of pet?
  4. How long has the sitter been with the company?
  5. Does the sitter have any testimonials from previous satisfied clients that I can have access to?
  6. Is the sitter able to meet with me and my pet(s) ahead of time?
  7. What happens if I do not feel comfortable with my sitter after meeting them?
    Loving Paws & House Sitting
    is the only pet sitting service provider
    in Canada to have met the requirements
    for a Gold Level accreditation from the ACPSN.
    Based on our devotion and dedication
    to providing excellent care to all animals
    and demonstrating concern for their welfare.
  8. What are your hiring practices?  Are reference checks and police criminal records checks required from each sitter who is hired by your company?
  9. Is there a guaranteed duration of time spent in the home?  Will there be a written log of time spent in the home?
  10. What are the emergency procedures?  Does the company have a protocol for sitters to follow for these types of situations?
  11. What are the cancellation policies? 
  12. Will a  replacement sitter be provided should your assigned sitter become ill or face an emergency?
Questions provided by:
Sara Morris - Client Care Coordinator
at Loving Paws & House Sitting