Why do you need a house/pet sitter?
- Your pet(s) can stay at home minimizing their stress of staying in a kennel
- Your home will be more secure by not being vacant
- You will be immediately notified in the event something goes wrong at home
- Your yard and house plants will be taken care of
- Your mail and newspaper will be picked up daily
- You can enjoy your travels with no worries; everything at home will be under control
What do I offer as a house/pet sitter?
- I'll be in your house every night; I may take short trips around the immediate area during the day, but at night I'll be in your home
- Affectionate care for your pet(s); fresh food and water, walks and exercise daily, a warm lap for naps, administration of medications (including injections), and companionship. As a pet owner myself of everything from small, furry, four legged animals, to birds, reptiles, and fish you can rest assured yours will be well taken care of
- Your home will be kept clean and tidy, looking as you've never left; even though I’m a single male, keeping a clean and welcoming home is high on my priority list
- Your yard and house plants will be maintained; I enjoy working around the yard so if you have a garden planted, it will be weeded, watered, and cared for. And depending on the length of your trip you may have fresh veggies when you return
- Communications on how things are going at home; I support and encourage communications between myself and the home owner, even when everything is going fine
- References will be provided on your request
- Contact me so we can get acquainted and see if we are on common ground (TravelThruMyEyes@gmail.com)
o Provide your travel dates
o Provide details on what you expect from me (be detailed)
o Provide information on nearest/most convenient international airport
o Explain the transportation you will provide me for between airport to/from your home
- Be clear and concise, don’t leave anything for interpretation or guessing
- Continue email dialog changing to telephone conversations prior to travel
- Don’t hesitate to let me know if things change on your end and I’ll give you the same respect by letting you know if something changes on my end
If I didn’t mention something, just ask me. ALL offers will be entertained.
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