Keep all supplies in one general and visible area. This includes treats, utensils, food and water bowls, medications, leash, can opener, toys, paper towels, cleaning supplies, garbage bags, litter and scoop, broom and dustpan, watering can for plants.
Be sure to let us know about any unusual habits your pets has i.e., destructive behavior when left alone, change in bowel or eating habits, hiding places, etc.
Let us know if bathrooms or any other household areas are off limits to your pet or our sitters.
If your pet is prone to chew, please leave “chew toys” and take proper precautions to guard your personal items and home furnishings away from pet(s) teeth while you are away.
For the comfort of your pet, adjust your thermostat before leaving on your trip and advise us the range it should be kept at. A closed-up home can get uncomfortably warm in a short time.
Make sure all your toilet lids are down in all accessible bathrooms.
All medications are locked up. The sound of pills rattling in a plastic bottle may entice a pet to chew the bottle open.
Remove candy and nuts from coffee tables or locations where a pet can reach them. Chocolate is toxic to dogs and nuts can be dangerous as well.
Check to see that any hobby supplies, i.e., paints, glue, needles and thread etc., have been placed away form an inquisitive pets reach.
Make sure doors and windows are securely locked before leaving.
Make sure all fence lines are secured and back gate is shut/locked.
If you have friends/trusted neighbors you may want to let them know we will be visiting your house while you are away. This may prevent misunderstandings and confusion when an unfamiliar person is seen coming and going at your home.
Let us know if you would like lights left on, to bring in mail, put out trash etc.