Pet•Cetera Magazine

Pet•Cetera Magazine

  A personal friend of mine, Kristen Harris, recently unveiled her new pet lifestyle magazine for the Columbus area. She has been formulating her ideas for this publication for many years, using similar publications in other cities as a guide. She dreamed of a...
Resources for Pet Lovers

Resources for Pet Lovers

  Occasionally, a client will request a service that Sit. Stay. Grow. does not offer, either because we don’t have availability at that time or the service is better left to a professional like a veterinarian, trainer, or groomer. However, we will always attempt...
A Year in Review

A Year in Review

  A year as a small business owner and pet-sitter has taught me a few things: Loyalty is rare Business often conflicts with “the right thing” People are generally good-hearted As much as I like to think that a client is always going to keep booking with my...
Why hire a professional?

Why hire a professional?

  I belong to a Pet Sitter chat group (sounds riveting, doesn’t it?). Well, a common theme in the group is competition from hobby sitters and the preformed assumption that pet sitters have an easy job that any kid can do, cheaper. Often, there are stories in the...
Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather

  Your sitter will always do their best to complete your scheduled sit regardless of weather conditions.  As professional sitters, we are very concerned about the well-being of your pet and will make every reasonable attempt to complete our scheduled...
How To Be a PITA Pet-Sitting Client

How To Be a PITA Pet-Sitting Client

  There are a number of things you can do to earn yourself a PITA mark in the little black book of your pet sitter.    Fortunately, most clients are awesome and so are their pets but, once in a while, someone steps up to really make the experience...