Pet Sitter Checklist
December 28, 2011
Before Leaving your Pet
Arrange an initial home visit to familiarise your pet with their new minder.
Make sure the pet sitter and your pet get along together.
Schedule for feeding & walking.
Make sure to have plenty of food, litter and medical supplies available.
Have all food, toys and cleaning equipment in easy to find locations.
Close any rooms you don’t want your pets to access and lock if need be.
Clean tanks, cages, kennels, etc just before pet sitter arrives.
Leave contact details of where you’ll be and the number for your vet.
Have a neighbour, relative or friend who knows your pets well on standby.
Getting your Pet Ready
Ensure that your pet is licensed and has all the appropriate identification equipment
If your pet has any health problems then get them taken care of.
Have your per registered at the local animal shelters.
Rules for Your Pet
Is pet allowed outside at certain times only?
Is your pet an inside or outside animal?
Is your pet only allowed to eat certain foods?
Is your pet allowed to eat between meals?
Is your pet allowed on the furniture or beds?
What is your policy on scratching furniture or carpets?
Do you have any methods of punishment for breaking of rules?
Tanks, cages, kennels etc.
Food, drinks and treats, include bowls and food containers.
Health care products and medications.
Pooper scoopers, mops, buckets and cleaning products.
Toys and play items.
Walking and exercise equipment.
Cleaning and/or grooming equipment.
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