What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I belong to Pet Sitters international an organization that keeps us abreast of changes of thinking. They offer an ongoing continuing education program.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
I think that once you have verified that they have the experience and knowledge that you need go with your gut feeling after all this person is either going to visit your home or be staying in it. If you do not feel completely happy then look elsewhere.