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So, you want to be a pet sitter?

How to start up your own pet sitting / dog walking business
by Paul Tokarchuk  US United States

June 14, 2018   |    676 reads    |   0 comments

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So, you want to be a pet sitter? - Book coverStarting up a new business can be scary and challenging. This book was written to guide people thinking of starting their own pet sitting/dog walking business so you don't have to do all the tedious research or worry you missed a step. Learn from others experience what you need to set up a pet sitting/dog walking business, the decisions you will need to make before starting and how to set up your business. Topics include managing your business efficiently, marketing, what to do in case of family emergency, good customer service, continuing education, IC's vs employees and tips on how to avoid burn out like scheduling time for yourself. In the appendix there are checklists to ensure that you don't miss a step on your way to being a successful business owner.

About The Author

I live in the beautiful upstate NY area with my wife and son who are very supportive of my pet sitting business. I have been pet sitting for over 8 years with hundreds of satisfied clients. We recently moved to a bigger property to be able to board several dogs at a time. I recently transitioned the business to just dog walking, Monday through Friday, after acquiring a colleagues dog walking business with over 25 daily clients.

I have always had a creative side and photography has been an important part of my life. Getting out into nature with friends and my camera has been... more

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