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Find a House Sitter near Boise, ID

Find a House Sitter near Boise, ID

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Find a House Sitter near Boise, ID

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2. Ms. Doolittle for the Animals
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  • Serves Boise, ID
I have been loving and caring for animals as a pet sitter since 2010. Besides dogs and cats, I have experience caring for horses, chickens, and fish too! I also have a Pet Sitter Training Certificate from CPR of Idaho which includes being trained on how to administer medications (oral and shots). At our initial consultation, I will find out what your pet's normal routine is, what their likes and dislikes are, do they have special needs, or take medications. I will also need to be made aware of any bad habits such as door darting or tendency to misbehave, etc. After our initial consultation, I will be armed with all the information necessary to take care of your pet and best of all you can go with confidence knowing your animal(s) will be getting my undivided attention because that's what I am there for- to care for your pet. Not only will I be taking care of your pet, but I will also be taking care of your home as well - watering your plants, taking in your mail, and making it look like you are at home. I will be keeping in contact with you while you are away so I can set your mind at ease knowing that I am taking care of your animals as if they were my own. I look forward to hearing from you and taking care of your pet/house sitting needs. Service locations: Nampa, Caldwell, Star, and Middleton Outside of these locations there will be an additional feeSee more


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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is house sitting?

A house sitter watches your house while you are away for work or vacation, or if you have to be away for an extended period. House sitters can also provide pet-sitting services, staying in your home and caring for your pet while you are away. The house sitter can say overnight in your home while you’re gone, or stop by once a day to ensure everything is in order if your pet doesn’t need overnight supervision. Reptiles and most cats are just fine with daily visits and feeding.

House sitting provides major advantages to the homeowner. A regular presence in your house deters break-ins and theft. Home safety issues such as water leaks get noticed and dealt with right away, so you don’t come home to big problems. A house sitter can bring in your mail daily, care for your houseplants, and provide home safety and peace of mind.

How do I find a reliable house sitter?

House sitting can help keep your home safe and well cared for so you can be worry-free while you’re away for work or play. There are several steps you can take to make sure you hire a trustworthy house sitter and do your part to be a responsible host. One of the best ways to ensure a safe home is to hire a professional house sitter. Here are some key points to look for when hiring a house sitter:

  • Reviews and referrals: When searching for a house sitter, always read reviews. Previous experiences will indicate how the house sitter will care for your home while you’re away.
  • Contract: Sign a clearly written contract outlining services to be provided (e.g., mail in each day by 5 p.m.), the daily rate you are paying, and how long the services will be provided. You can also include any agreed-upon house rules in the written contract.
  • Your part: Leave important phone numbers (vet, emergency contact, etc.) and information on where to find emergency items like the circuit breaker and the fire extinguisher, and have a credit card on file with the veterinarian in case of emergencies if the house sitter is watching your pets.

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