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2019-11-27 13:27:52 -0500 answered a question When do you typically receive bookings for Thanksgiving?

My rover requests have dropped tremendously! I hardly get any requests anymore. I am lucky I have repeat customers on and off rover, but its been disheartening. I am not sure what the issue is?

2019-11-20 15:10:42 -0500 commented question Ideas/suggestions on 2 dogs whose owner stopped paying for sitting and wont retrieve them?

OMG! Have you called ROVER and my heart is breaking for them in crates all day long!!!!

2019-01-18 15:34:30 -0500 commented answer Has anyone noticed the Q&A board has gone silent?

Ugh :( Maybe they will know? (Trying to be optimistic)

2019-01-18 14:07:50 -0500 answered a question Has anyone noticed the Q&A board has gone silent?

Does anyone have a direct contact at Rover we can ask about this? I had never heard of the new community until last week when I saw Walt's post here. It would be nice to see if Rover will eventually be answering questions here again.

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2018-04-30 06:43:33 -0500 commented answer What if a pet owner wants to pay me in cash?

I 100% agree. Rover will terminate your account. Do not accept cash and always book through the proper Rover procedures. :)

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2017-11-28 07:03:49 -0500 commented answer Do you Pay your sitter a Gratuity?

Agree! Tips are always appreciated but not required.

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2017-08-11 13:35:45 -0500 answered a question I'm new, and I just got a request to sit dogs for a week, but the owner hasn't responded to my message for a meet and greet? Is this a bad sign, or would you still accept request?

Did the owner actually "book" you or reached out to you for a meet and greet? I know Rover encourages owners to contact atleast two sitters. Maybe the owner found someone else? I would reach back out once more before archiving it. :) Good Luck!!!

2017-03-10 13:27:27 -0500 answered a question Help when out of the country and something is going wrong with a Rover sitter?

Oh wow! I am so sorry this is happening to you! Most sitters on Rover would never do this and are very responsible. Contact Rover immediately.

2017-02-23 13:58:39 -0500 answered a question How can I keep my dog off the couch?

I agree with the aluminum foil! it has helped mine in the past and after a while i remove it and they just know :)

2016-12-02 13:56:17 -0500 commented answer new client, no pictures, big request, should I be suspicious?

Let us know...sounds phishy to me.

2016-08-17 11:11:21 -0500 commented question My account is on Pause after an owner contacted Rover. Has this happened to you? Where does it go from here?

I would call rover support right away and explain the situation. I am sorry. I am sure its frustrating.

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2016-04-20 08:48:56 -0500 commented answer As a sitter, how can I obtain a home inspection and phone-screening tag?

Thanks!!!! :)

2016-04-20 08:41:59 -0500 answered a question Is it okay for another sitter in the same area to copy part of my profile word for word and place it on her profile?

Unfortunately, Ive had other sitters red flag my craigs list rover postings for months now!!!! clue why. Healthy competition is always good. I would love to meet more local sitters and become friends so we can exchange business. Ive had so many clients ive had to turn away because i am booked and would love to refer them to someone i know. I am sorry this is happening to you. I would hope Rover would do something...keep us posted.

2016-04-13 10:43:39 -0500 commented question As a sitter, how can I obtain a home inspection and phone-screening tag?

I always wonder that too.....

2016-04-13 10:42:15 -0500 commented answer Where do you have your meet and greets?

Great idea!!!

2016-04-13 10:41:22 -0500 answered a question Where do you have your meet and greets?

I do meet and greets at my house. But thats just me. I want the clients to see where their dog will be staying. They could like me all day long but if my house was a mess and unclean I am sure they wouldnt want their babies staying.

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2016-03-25 08:02:23 -0500 answered a question What happens if a dog damages my house?

Unfortunately, this is the sitters responsibility. I agree with the post above. You can claim in on taxes. Keep your receipts!

2016-03-25 08:01:09 -0500 answered a question why does my dog chew carpet and clothing fibers ?

Are you home while she does this? Maybe separation anxiety? I would continue to offer toys and chews. I love the Nyla bones!

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2016-03-24 11:47:41 -0500 answered a question How can I tell if customers are visiting my profile?

I know Rover can tell, but us as sitters have no way to see that as of right now. Would be nice for them to add it as a function.

2016-03-24 11:46:01 -0500 answered a question How do I charge for Easter?

Manually edit the booking. I charge Easter rates too. I wish rover would acknowledge easter as a holiday.

2016-03-23 13:37:56 -0500 answered a question Dashboard - Upcoming Stays?

Yes, your upcoming stays are listed in your inbox. Its always been this way. I agree, having them on the dashboard would be helpful. Do you use i-calendar? Just download the app and sync it your rover calendar and its perfect!

2016-03-23 12:24:26 -0500 answered a question How long did it take you to establish regular clients?

Promote! Promote! Promote! Have friends and family leave you testimonials, post on craigslist, facebook..etc!

Good luck!

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2016-03-23 12:21:04 -0500 answered a question on a dog boarding, how can i ask the owner to leave the dog cleaned?

I offer free dog baths to my clients always! Its included in my price. I always tell them when they are dropped off "i plan to bath so and so this still ok with you". 99% have no issues.

2016-03-23 12:16:08 -0500 answered a question How long are the dog walks supposed to be?

I always spend atleast 30 mins with my dog walking clients...including feeding, play time and walking.

2016-03-23 12:14:53 -0500 answered a question how do I sign up as a Rover dog walker?

Go to

There is a link at the bottom saying "become a rover sitter". Click that and follow the instructions :)

Good Luck!

2016-03-23 12:13:10 -0500 answered a question What's the healthiest treat we can give our dogs?

I give mine pumpkin :)

2016-03-23 12:12:15 -0500 answered a question Don't want to Watch a dog again

This was an issue back a few months ago for me. Repeat client with an aggressive and very playful dog. I could handle one but then she got another dog in addition. When she asked me to sit again, I was honest with her and told her both of them would be way too much for me. Honesty is the best policy.

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2016-03-17 08:47:53 -0500 answered a question Year-long stay?

I would approach with caution too... I get alot of scammers and a year long stay sounds iffy... Let us know how it turns out.

2016-03-17 08:46:16 -0500 answered a question How often do you send pics?

I send pictures daily...i may send too many actually, but none of my clients have complained :)

2016-03-17 08:45:46 -0500 commented question How often do you send pics?

I send pictures daily...i may send too many actually, but none of my clients have complained :)

2016-03-17 08:34:36 -0500 asked a question Rover Shirts?

Does anyone have any large rover shirts they dont use or want to sell? If so can you please email me? I would love to buy them from you.

2016-03-17 08:28:55 -0500 asked a question My daughter just joined rover and it says it may take up to a week for her profile to be approved. Is there still a wait list?

My daughter just joined rover and it says it may take up to a week for her profile to be approved. Is there still a wait list?