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2021-12-22 07:26:30 -0600 edited question Why can't I see pending payments for a completed stay on the website?

Why can't I see pending payments for a completed stay on the website? I can see it NO problem on my phone app, but I can...

2021-12-22 07:23:09 -0600 commented answer Client booked me for house sitting but didn’t really book me?

I agree. I get many new clients that aren't familiar with how the process works, so when I meet them I let them know to ...

2021-12-21 15:34:45 -0600 edited answer What can I do to make it so my pup can't escape from her crate while I'm gone?

It sounds to me like she has a lot of pent-up excess energy. Do you take her on LONG walks to tire her out, on a daily b...

2021-12-21 13:59:20 -0600 answered a question What is your (real) cancellation policy?

I don't get much of a choice on my cancellation policy, as a sitter. So, I put 3 days. But I haven't had anyone cancel o...

2021-12-21 12:11:44 -0600 answered a question What can I do to make it so my pup can't escape from her crate while I'm gone?

It sounds to me like she has a lot of pent-up access energy. Do you take her on LONG walks to tire hher out? Do you have...

2021-12-21 12:03:11 -0600 answered a question Dog barks in car?

One of the things you can try to do is to desensitize him to being in the car. You could try just sitting in the car in ...

2021-12-21 11:54:53 -0600 answered a question Do you walk more than one dog at a time?

I have walked 3 dogs at one time occassionally, but I walk them individually first. Then I walk 2 of them together. And ...

2021-12-21 11:52:59 -0600 commented answer Can I see my profile as a customer and past sitters' comments, if any?

I agree, David B, that as a sitter I should be able to view my own comments about the dogs I've cared for and what other...

2021-12-21 11:50:40 -0600 commented answer Can I see my profile as a customer and past sitters' comments, if any?

I completely agree with you. ...

2021-12-20 18:11:20 -0600 answered a question should I tip my set sitter?

It's always an unexpected appreciation of your opinion of the care the sitter gave to your dog. ...

2021-12-20 18:08:08 -0600 answered a question Owner didn't leave enough litter, what should I do?

Personally, I'd be more concerned about the cat's comfort. I'd make an adjustment on the charges to the owner and buy ad...

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2021-12-20 11:31:42 -0600 asked a question Guest dog snapped at MY dog, report it?

Guest dog snapped at MY dog, report it? This has happened with 2 different dogs I've cared for in my home, each one doin...

2021-12-14 12:08:35 -0600 commented question What shots does my dog need?

You need to ask your dog's veterinarian. This community doesn't have veterinarians on it. ...

2021-12-14 12:05:09 -0600 commented answer Why can't we see reviews from other sitters?

To update, the owner did say she had a bad experience with a place she boarded her dog previously and since her dog was ...

2021-12-14 11:59:43 -0600 edited answer Misrepresentations by owners, has anyone experienced similar combination of outright lying?

I had a situation once where the 2 dogs I was sitting for weren't misrepresented as the OP described, but one of them wa...

2021-12-14 11:57:32 -0600 commented answer Misrepresentations by owners, has anyone experienced similar combination of outright lying?

I always require a M&G for new dogs. I won't take a new dog without one. If I have problems with the dog when the ow...

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2021-11-21 17:30:18 -0600 commented answer What shots does my dog need?

These are all EXCELLENT suggestions. ...

2021-11-21 17:27:59 -0600 answered a question Is there another step that I should take before advising her that I can not provide her a service?

I didn't see anything about the actual meet n greet. Was none of the particulars discussed during the meet n greet? ] ...

2021-11-21 17:23:26 -0600 answered a question Where do you have your meet and greets?

I insist on a local park or business away from my home, since I board in my home. My dog isn't territorial, but dogs tha...

2021-11-21 17:15:14 -0600 answered a question Is anyone else apprehensive about ppl coming to your house for a meet and greet?

Yes. I don't have anything to hide and I'm not ashamed of what my house looks like. It is dog-friendly and safe. However...

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2021-11-21 17:11:48 -0600 answered a question What do you do when a dog you are sitting is having a seizure?

I ask if the dog has any medical issues, during the meet n greet, that I need to be aware of. I would hope if the owner ...

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2021-11-21 17:03:35 -0600 answered a question Why can't we see reviews from other sitters?

I agree completely about, as a sitter, being able to see other sitter's reviews of a potential client. I have a situatio...

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2021-10-18 20:33:26 -0600 answered a question Are you getting requests for Rover services with No information about the owner or the pet...??

I don't think of these people as "Creepy Karens". I believe that the majority of the people that don't complete their (o...

2021-10-18 20:17:19 -0600 answered a question Customer has 2 dogs listed under a single dog profile, how should this be charged?

I agree with Deb A. I encourage new Rover clients to create a profile for EACH pet. But if they are hesitant to do that,...

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2021-10-13 19:27:39 -0600 answered a question Should I disclose my disabilities to clients?

I agree with Deb that you should get a time frame from clients for acceptable expectations. You are under NO obligation ...

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2021-10-13 19:13:36 -0600 answered a question I don’t need a dog walker, but I need someone who can drive my dogs and me to a nearby off leash dog park and pick us up after a couple of hours. Is this a service that any Rover walkers/sitters provide?

You really need to contact your local Rover sitters and ask each of them if they would provide that service. It could be...

2021-10-12 17:57:41 -0600 asked a question Why can't I see pending payments for a completed stay on the website?

Why can't I see pending payments for a completed stay on the website? I can see it NO problem on my phone app, but I can...

2021-10-12 17:46:16 -0600 answered a question Overnights worth it?

I haven't done any client home sitting, but I'm fairly certain that if I did, I would be charging based on using THEIR h...

2021-10-12 17:40:46 -0600 answered a question How do you create and present a bring your dog to work policy?

First and foremost, I would find out if it's even a possibility. If your company is such that having any animals in the ...

2021-10-12 17:37:34 -0600 answered a question What’s a good way to exercise a wounded dog?

I would be asking the veterinarian what activities are safe. But I would think as long as the paw pad is protected and t...

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