For new sitters, there can be a lot to get your noggin’ around - from what exactly house sitting entails (pun most definitely intended) to how to prepare for a sit handover. Even for seasoned sitters, it can be difficult to know the right etiquette when it comes to house sitting - should you leave the owner you’re sitting for a ‘welcome home’ gift, for example? And who buys the loo roll?
About to welcome a pet sitter for the first time? Well first of all, kudos to you - your fur babies are going to be so much happier at home in the arms of a true pet person! Next, you’ve probably got a million and one questions brewing ahead of securing your sitter - it can feel like there’s a lot to prepare for and often many unknowns, especially if this is your first time.
*But no worries - we’re here to help, answering our members’ most frequently asked questions on house sitting etiquette for pet parents.