Q. What happens at the “meet & greet"?
A. If you
are requesting overnight service in my home, you and your pooch will
come to my home and we all will
get to know one another. You will see my home set up, my large
fenced in yard and enclosed porch play area. We will discuss your
dog’s needs from the forms emailed to you and sign a contract.
If you are requesting daily dog walking, I
will come to your home, get acquainted with your dog(s) and get to know
your dog’s needs. I will review the forms that were emailed to
you and we will sign a contract. I will be given the key/code to
your home and set a scheduled for your dog(s) walk.
Q. How many dogs do you watch
at a time?
I take 5 dogs at a time overnight. I don't want your furry friend
to be overwhelmed with the activity of too many dogs.
Q. What do I need to bring to your home for overnight stays?
A. I want
your dog to be as comfortable and content as possible. Items to pack:
food, treats, bed and or crate, leash, harness & their favorite
Q. What happens if my pet gets ill while I'm away?
discuss this on your initial “meet & greet” visit. Karen For The
Dogs has a vet release form you will fill out with your own
veterinarian’s information. If your veterinarian is not available, I
will take your pet to the nearest animal hospital or emergency clinic.
Q. Are you insured and bonded?
I am insured & bonded with Pet Sitters International, the global
leader in pet-sitting industry.
Q. Can I call or email you to check on my pet?
Whether you are away on vacation or book daily visits to your home, you
can call or email me anytime. Email is great for traveling outside of
Q. What type of pets do you care for?
Cats, Birds, Small Caged Critters & Fish.
Q. What happens if Karen of Karen For The Dogs gets sick?
pet’s care is my top priority. I can assure you, there will never be a
missed day of service. I have a list of pet sitters that are insured
& bonded if an emergency were to arise. I will make a phone call to
you if I am ill or if an emergency should arise.
Q. How many times a week will you walk my dog?
dogs well being is important to me. For
puppies that need more potty breaks and have excess energy to burn off,
2 walks per day is suggested. For dogs older than a year, 1 walk per day
is adequate. Total walk time ½ hour or as long as is needed.