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Information for Dog Sitting in Portland OR

Leave special instructions for dog sitting in Portland OR

When you hire a pet sitter to care for your dog in your home, the more information you can give her about your pets, the better! Your dog sitter will visit you at your home to meet your dog(s), get familiar with your home, and learn about your pet’s routines. Before beginning dog sitting in Portland OR your sitter will have you go over a contract that will spell out the terms of the service she is providing and the cost of the service. You will have the opportunity to share as much information as you can about your dog(s) and their needs. There may be some details that you haven’t thought of, so here are some suggestions for important things you may want to explain to your dog sitter. dog sitting in Portland OR

It can be helpful to leave notes for your sitter about anything that might help her know how to handle special circumstances. Besides the usual instructions about food, medications, schedules and so on, consider leaving tips about specifics like the following items;

  • If you have a special way of doing things, for example, you warm up the dog food before you give it to your dog,
  • If your dog has a specific place she hides where a sitter may not think to look,
  • If your dog has any fears or phobias, such as the loud noises produced by storms or fireworks,
  • If your dog has any allergies at all, make note of it in case your dog needs to make a visit to the vet,
  • If your dog has a habit of accidents in the house, describe where she does it,
  • If there are alternate ways into your house, describe them

As pet sitters, we understand that your pets are family, and we excel at catering to the unique needs of your individual dog. For outstanding dog sitting in Portland OR good communication with our clients is the key to a successful relationship.


Our Services

Pet Sitting

While you're away have us in to care for your pets in the comfort of their home.

Dog Walking & Running

Attentive walks and/or runs offered 7 days a week; 7am to 7pm.

Special Needs Boarding

Overnight "in our home" care for those... well..special needs pets.

House Sitting

Special home tasks while pet sitting or separate service available without pets.