On our small farm, we have horses, dogs, cats, snakes, and many, many foster kittens, in addition to the occasional mouse, chipmunk, and baby bird. Bella handles the care of all in a calm, focused manner. She pays close attention to the multitude of details on a fault daily basis. I feel very comfortable leaving her in charge when we go away.
While, admittedly, I am Bella's grandmother, I am also very particular about who stays with my dogs and parrots during my absence. Perhaps because Bella has known the love of animals from birth, she has always inherently understood that caring for their needs is a #1 priority. Bella never does something halfway. She is exacting in detail and makes every effort to put animals who are in her care completely at ease. Parrots rarely accept ...
I have known Bella for almost 10 years and she has always been wonderful with animals. And she has a very good person for any care for any animal. Bella loves her own animals and everybody else's.
Very Experienced and Lovable Sitter
I suppose you could say I was born to do this. I was raised with dogs, cats, birds, and now reptiles. I have a deep fondness for all creation, all animals especially. My grandmother would trust no one else with her animals except me. The dogs and birds have a very complicated routine and one of her dogs is too big for her to walk, but I love taking care of them and helping her ...
What Bella would like to know about your dog
The only information I like to know about a dog before sitting him/her is:
-do they have a specific routine their used to?
-do they have a favorite toy or play to lay?
-is there any possible chance they might bite me and what might set it off? (I've found this usually happens with smaller breeds)
-how are they with other animals?