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Top 50 Pet Sitter Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Pet Sitter. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Pet Sitter resumes they appeared on. For example, 45.0% of Pet Sitter resumes contained Bathe Dogs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Pet Sitter actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Pet Sitter:

1. Bathe Dogs

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Here's how Bathe Dogs is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Walk, feed, bathe dogs.

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2. Pet Care Department

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3. Yard Maintenance

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Here's how Yard Maintenance is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provide house and pet sitting services including house cleaning, dog walking, feeding, bathing, and yard maintenance.
  • Performed tasks including: Retrieving mail, telephone messages, managing foot traffic and yard maintenance.

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4. Animal Care

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Here's how Animal Care is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Carried out pet owners every direction to ensure uninterrupted animal care and confidence for repeat business.
  • Provide in-home companion animal care to medically-fragile and geriatric animals.
  • Provided walking and sitting services for cats and dogs as at-home animal caregiver for established pet sitting service with 250+ clients.
  • Provide daily and evening animal care: dog walks, cleaning, feedings, and health and wellness checks.
  • General animal care, including, feeding and medical assistance as needed as well as general farm daily activities.
  • Provided a wide range of animal care services for dogs, cats, reptiles, and small mammals.
  • Provided customers with specialized animal care to meet the customer's and their pet's individual needs.
  • Accommodate client's schedule along in order to provide animal care services and/or house sitting duties.
  • Provided in home daytime, evening and overnight pet and farm animal care.
  • Provided full service animal care -- walking, feeding, and overnight care.
  • Provided personal animal care services for families that went out of town.
  • Advised owners regarding animal care and supplementary training at home.
  • Performed animal care on a day to day basis.
  • Visited private homes for the purpose of animal care.
  • Provide animal care for several local families.
  • general animal care, entertain animals, general housekeeping
  • Volunteered at the Huron Valley Human Society Took a class on animal care, specializing in dogs and cats.
  • Helped those who needed itSkills UsedExtensive knowledge of dog breeds and small animal care.
  • provide pet sitting and animal care for all types of animals.Provide home watch services to clients as well ad pet care.

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5. OWN Pet

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Here's how OWN Pet is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provided food, water, interaction and care for each animal as if they were my own pet.
  • Managed my own pet sitting operation.
  • Created and marketed my own pet walking business for forty local pet owners in the Wicker Park and Bucktown areas.

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6. Special Care

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Here's how Special Care is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provide care for multiple animals, housekeeping, provide special care for animals in need of medication.
  • Provided special care for sick animals, with assistant from my mother who worked at an animal adoption center.

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7. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Schedule and attend to clients pets in their private residence, marketing, networking, establish new clients, customer service.
  • Pet sitter and daily dog walker; teamwork; general office duties; scheduling; customer service.
  • Managed a business with five clients using customer service skills to develop a trusting clientele.
  • Provided pet owners with excellent customer service and compassionate care for their pets.
  • Provide professional customer service to clients by sending regular updates concerning their pets.
  • Provided excellent customer service skills and the ability to emphasize with pet owners.
  • Provide superlative customer service through client interactions by phone and home visits.
  • Managed the performance of employees to provide and ensure excellent customer service.
  • Gained customer service skills by taking care of other people's pets
  • Focus on customer service and expanding business by word of mouth.
  • Provide clients with care for their FUR babies, customer service.
  • Provided the highest level of customer service to owners and pets.
  • Displayed exceptional patience and customer service with clients their pets.
  • Provided customer service in person and via telephone.
  • Bill clients and provide customer service.
  • Provide impeccable customer service to owner.
  • Scheduled appointments with potential clients Managed my time to be most effective Provided excellent customer service with high reviews
  • Provided friendly customer service to clients and companions (various pets) .
  • Helped with customer service when needed Sales Associate -TJ Maxx Factoria
  • Pet Care Customer service General home repair Light carpentry Landscaping Electrical Plumbing Furniture repair and assembly Automotive maintenance and repair Painting

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8. Litter Boxes

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Here's how Litter Boxes is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provide meals, exercise, playtime, vet visits, and cleaning litter boxes and kennels.
  • Feed and exercise animals, administer medication, walk dogs and empty litter boxes.
  • Cleaned litter boxes and ensured clean, safe and healthy environments for pets.
  • Clean litter boxes and use bags to dispose of dog waste.
  • Change litter boxes, Feed both dogs and cats when needed.
  • Clean food/water area as well as litter boxes and yards.
  • Clean litter boxes and clean up any other pet messes.
  • Cleaned litter boxes and played with the cats.
  • Clean litter boxes and refill them properly.
  • Fed cats and cleaned litter boxes.
  • Clean crates, cages, litter boxes, etc.
  • take care of animals, walk/wash/clip dogs' nails, clean litter boxes, tend to food and water, etc
  • walk play water feed dogs scoop litter boxes feed water cats play
  • walked dogs, cleaned litter boxes, gave medicines.
  • Administered multiple medications to small animals Walked dogs, maintained litter boxes, and distributed food Kept accurate reports of each appointment
  • feed and walk dogs for families on vacation feed cats and clean litter boxes for families on vacation
  • Pet Sitting Self employed Walk dogs, Feed Animals, Cleaned Litter boxes, House Sat.
  • Clean,scoop litter boxes, scoop poop, pet taxi if boarding or doggie daycare.
  • Provided care and comfort for animals for owners Walked dogs and cleaned litter boxes Properly fed and cared for pets Honors
  • Administer medication to pets Walk dogs around the neighborhood Scoop litter boxes Experience with elderly dogs

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9. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Key Accomplishments: * Maintained customer loyalty with professional performance and dedication assuring repeat business with assigned and new clients.
  • Conducted consultations with new clients and their pets, going over information about the animals and their daily habits.
  • Manage in-take of new clients, set new client meetings, invoice services, arrange schedule.
  • Recruited new clients through advertising and word of mouth.
  • Manage the meet and greet aspects of new clients.
  • Recruit new clients and market to the community.
  • Prospect new clients through networking and referrals.
  • Performed in house consultations of new clients.
  • Interview and obtain new clients.
  • Conduct interviews with new clients.
  • Meet and greet with new clients.
  • Pet sitting required meeting new clients in theirhome and establishing trust and rapport.
  • Set up "Meet and Greets" with new clients to get to know them and their animals' needs/ schedules.

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10. Clients Homes

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Here's how Clients Homes is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Entered clients homes and cared for pets including walking, feeding, providing water, and checking mail.
  • Go to clients homes to walk, feed, and take care of a variety of pets
  • Go into clients homes and provide love and care for their animals while they are away.
  • Visited clients homes on a daily basis and as needed to walk and care for dogs.
  • Meet with prospective clients; provide quality care for various pets in clients homes.
  • Have experience in overnight boarding & overnight sitting in Clients homes.
  • Provide pet care at clients homes while clients are away.
  • Clean clients homes while following a detailed cleaning list.
  • Pet sat in clients homes.
  • Care for pets in clients homes Walk feed and clean pets of all types
  • House and pet sitting service In my home and the clients homes

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11. Topical Medications

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Here's how Topical Medications is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provided in-home pet care services including dog care, cat care, and dispense of oral and topical medications as needed.
  • Give oral and topical medications when needed.
  • administered oral and topical medications.
  • Give oral and topical medications when needed Provide first aid on pets when necessary

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12. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provided in-home pet sitting and overnight stays to clients when needed, including canines with special needs.
  • Work with special needs pets (previously abused, shy, food-aggressive, etc.)
  • Provided care for special needs dogs, to include grooming, medication, and training.
  • Maintain client records documenting visits, special needs, and mileage.
  • Exercised and administrated medication as needed for special needs dog.
  • Gained experience with animals who were considered special needs.
  • Provided care for children, including children with special needs
  • Cared for infants to adults with special needs.
  • Specialized in special needs and geriatric pets.
  • Care for special needs dogs.
  • Stayed overnight as necessary Took care of special needs of one of the dogs.
  • Care for special needs pets; administer oral, topical and injectable medications.
  • Cared for children who had disabilitiesand special needs.

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13. Fresh Water

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Here's how Fresh Water is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provided in-home pet care, including: leashed walks, feeding, giving fresh water, and off-leash socials.
  • Fed pet twice daily and made sure they had access to fresh water at all times and regular walks.
  • Fed animals twice daily or when needed and made sure they access to fresh water at all times.
  • Fed animal twice daily and made sure she had access to fresh water at all times.
  • Make sure dogs and cats had their fresh water, food and medicines if needed.
  • Maintained and cleaned chicken coop: Fed five chickens and put out fresh water daily.
  • Refresh water, feed, wipe down, and medicate (if necessary).
  • Walk clients dogs, give love, snack, treat and fresh water.
  • Clean litter box.Feed and give fresh water.Give medication when needed.Comfort and brush pet cats to relieve anxiety while owners are away.

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14. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Offer pet sitting services for friends and family who travel; including daily care, walking and feeding.
  • Cared for dog and cat, duties included bathing, feeding, walking, and daily care.
  • Provided pet services including overseeing daily care, feeding and walking while owners are on vacation.
  • Job Duties: Responsible for daily care for animals in the animals' own home.
  • Helped with daily care of children, and housework, and laundry when needed.
  • Go to people's homes and provide their pets with daily care as necessary.
  • Provide daily care for a special needs cat while owner is at work.
  • Provided overnight and daily care for pets of vacationing owners.
  • Provide daily care for various pets while owners are away.
  • Provide daily care for animals, including feeding and walking.
  • Provided daily care for pets and household for several clients
  • Provided Overnight and Daily care of animals.
  • Provided daily care for captive wild animals.
  • Light Housekeeping & Security Monitoring Daily care for animals including food preparation and cleaning
  • Walked dogs and tended to all facets of daily care, including administration of medication.
  • General Care of Homes * Lawn Maintenance * Mail/Messages * Daily Care and Exercise of Pets * Cleaning

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15. Clients Pets

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Here's how Clients Pets is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Recognized by clients and my boss for going above and beyond for the company and the clients pets.
  • Cared for clients pets on a daily basis (Walking, feeding, giving medication, etc.)
  • Received positive feedback, about my attention to detail in keeping clients pets safe and looked after.
  • Take care of clients pets on a daily/nightly basis which include walking, feeding, and playing
  • Care for clients pets, provide exercise and training to animals.
  • Take care of clients pets when they go away on vacation.
  • Care for clients pets and follow any written or verbal directions.
  • Fed, walked and cared for clients pets.
  • Provide in home care for clients pets.
  • Work with clients pets walking, feeding, playing.
  • Walked, watered clients pets Overnight pet sitting
  • Provided pet sitting services including dog walking, feeding and yard work.Bathing animal as neededProviding excellent care of clients pets

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16. Water Plants

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Here's how Water Plants is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • House sitting-Overnight or travel-water plants and take in mail-customer service
  • Collect mail, water plants, adjust lights, and run errands as needed when clients travel away from home.
  • Maintain safety and security of home, collect mail, water plants and provide all services as required.
  • Give medications, water plants, communicate with clients as needed while out of town.
  • Perform duties such as walking dogs, feeding dogs/cats/snakes, water plants and mow lawns.
  • Take in mail, water plants, attend to pet's needs for vacationing families
  • Water plants, bring in mail and set out trash as needed.
  • Clean and tidy the home, make beds and water plants
  • Take in client mail and water plants.
  • Water plants and look after garden.
  • Take messages, phone calls, get mail, water plants, and some cleaning.
  • Care for pets, water plants, take out trash, bring in mail
  • Water plants, bring in the mail.
  • Provided home secure ie.home appear occupied, rotate lights, bring in mail, water plants inside and out.
  • Take care of peoples pets when away or at work - Make sure animals are happy and safe - Water plants
  • Do light housekeeping , water plants and bring in their mail , newspaper
  • take care of 2 dogs water plants
  • take care of 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 guinea pigs water plants
  • Feed dogs and let outside Take dogs for walks around neighborhoods Water plants Assure security of house while owners are away
  • Balance pH levels of hot tub Clean cat litter Water Plants biweekly Refill automatic fish feeder

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17. Cat Care

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Here's how Cat Care is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provide pet sitting services for neighbors including dog walking, feeding and yard care, cat care and feeding.
  • Provided in home pet care including leashed walks and cat care Cleaned up after petsActivities and Service

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18. Leash Socials

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Here's how Leash Socials is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provided in-home pet care including; leashed walks, off leash socials, and training.
  • Provided in-home pet care services including leashed walks, off leash socials, dog care.
  • Provide pet care services including leashed walks, off leash socials and cat care.
  • Provided in-home pet care including; leashed walks, off leash socials Used behavior analysis principles to train and reinforce obedience commands

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19. Pet Taxi

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Here's how Pet Taxi is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Pet sitting services at clients' home; administer medications, daily walks, pet taxi, overnight and extended stays.
  • Provide in-home pet care services including leashed walks, off leash daycare and pet taxi.
  • Provide in-home pet care including: leashed walks, cat care and pet taxi.
  • Clean pet area such as dog pens, yards, etc.Pet sitter, dog walker, pooper scooper and pet taxi.

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20. Dog Training Classes

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Here's how Dog Training Classes is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Teach dog training classes at East Central University for the Continuing Higher Education Program.

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21. Client Relationships

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Here's how Client Relationships is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Developed highly empathetic client relationships and earned reputation for exceeding sales goals.
  • Managed 100+ client relationships with repeat business.
  • Provided loving pet care in client homes - Expanded client base from 5 to 60+ - Maintained excellent client relationships

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22. Water Animals

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Here's how Water Animals is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Walk dogs, feed and water animals including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, rabbits and birds.
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
  • Feed and water animals, walk dogs, give medication, and give baths to both dog and cats
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Feed and water animals as instructed.
  • Care for cats and ferrets as needed Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions

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23. General Care

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Here's how General Care is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Feed or exercise animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas.
  • Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
  • Pet SittingProvided a pet sitting service including feeding, walking and general care for the animal.
  • General care of dogs, cats, and small animals, dog walking, dog bathing.
  • Provided excellent pet care for customers including: feeding, exercising and general care.
  • Provide pet sitting services including dog walking, feeding and general care
  • Take care of local families pets- feeding, walking, general care
  • General care of cats and ferrets.
  • Fed, walked, and provided general care for horses, dogs, cats, lizards, and birds.
  • General cares for variety of domestic animals includes; dogs, cats, birds, and rodents

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24. Service Agreements

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25. Proper Intervals

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Here's how Proper Intervals is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Ensured that pets are fed and given water with proper intervals.
  • Perform grooming duties such as bathing and combing Ensure that pets are fed and given water with proper intervals.

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26. Oral Medications

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Here's how Oral Medications is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Administered topical and oral medications along with first aid when need.
  • Administered any oral medications to the chickens as directed by owner.
  • Give oral medications when needed and provide first aid and on petsitter required.
  • Walked dogs Provided food/water Administered oral medications Cleaned up feces Bathed dogs
  • Cared for animals pre-op Surgery,distributed oral medications,bottle fed newborn puppies,cats,ferrets.

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27. Care Procedures

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Here's how Care Procedures is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Perform primary consultations with new clients, explaining service agreement, care procedures, and assessment of pet(s).

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28. Insulin Injections

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Here's how Insulin Injections is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Administered insulin injections to diabetic dogs.
  • Administered medication and insulin injections.
  • Full service petsitter, which included daily walks, feeding, admin of medication, insulin injections.

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29. Mental Health Services

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30. Family Pets

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Here's how Family Pets is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Have worked with a variety of dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, rodents and other family pets.
  • Monitored family pets for health concerns; also took family pets to veterinarians for checkups, or issues.
  • Cared for the health and well-being of family pets while families were on vacation.
  • Provided loving, personalized attention to family pets while family is out of town.
  • Cared for family pets while owners were away or when they needed assistance.
  • Well trusted caregiver of family pets.
  • Walked, fed, and cared for family pets, overnight as needed Dispensed medication when necessary
  • Fed and watered family pets Filled and maintained hummingbird feeders Filled bird feeders Watered house and garden plants

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31. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Acquired Certification for Animal First Aid/CPR, Member of Pet Sitters International and SNAPP Pet Sitting Network.
  • Home visits, observed Dogs and Cats Pet CPR/ First Aid Certified
  • Pet CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Red Cross Pet CPR Certified Home visits included pet care and any upkeep of the home while client is out of town
  • Have gone through the Pet Tech Pet Saver Program which is an extensive pet first aid and CPR training course.
  • Pet sitting, Pet handling, Medicating and pet first aid and cpr.
  • Attended Certification class (Pet CPR Certified by the American Red Cross) .

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32. Primary Consultations

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Here's how Primary Consultations is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Conducted primary consultations with new clients Ensured pets received the required amount exercise and playtime Administered oral and topical medications when needed

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33. Behavioral Issues

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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Communicate with clients to identify behavioral issues and apply techniques to achieve desired results.
  • Specialized in caring for pets with medical and behavioral issues.
  • Observe pets for behavioral issues and report them immediately.
  • Provided clients with behavioral issues with their pets.

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34. Personal Needs

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Here's how Personal Needs is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Walk, entertain, feed and clean pets per the owners instructions and the animal's personal needs.
  • Make sure that pets are walked several times a day to take care of their personal needs.
  • Provide care for pets personal needs and requirements such as special diet and provide medications if needed.

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35. Farm Animals

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Here's how Farm Animals is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Fed horses and other farm animals twice a day, cleaned the barn and moved horses to and from the barn.
  • Feed and water companion and farm animals, administer medication when necessary, and provide exercise and play time.
  • Offered services to felines, canines, exotic animals, and farm animals.
  • Provided care to domestic and farm animals.
  • Experience involving farm animals such as: dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, horses, donkeys, and pigs.
  • Feed and care for animals (pet and farm animals) Follow directions Notice behavior
  • watch 2 Romanian ridge back, 6 dach., 2 mutts, 20+ farm animals.

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36. Administer Medications

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Here's how Administer Medications is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provide pet care, administer medications, transport pets to vet and clinic, walk pets, etc.
  • Walk, feed and administer medications for pets when owners are unavailable due to work or vacation.
  • Cared for dogs and cats * Prepared diet specific meals/administer medications * Exercised dogs and cats
  • Walk, Feed, Play, Empty Litter Box, Administer Medications/Injections, etc.
  • Watch pets in their homes; feed, exercise, administer medications.
  • Administer medications such as insulin, subcutaneous fluids and pill form medication.
  • Can administer medications, feed, water and bathe your pets.
  • Feed, administer medications and give water to animals.
  • Provide TLC, exercise and administer medications as needed
  • Can administer medications (including injections).
  • feed -bath and groom-administer medications- knowledge of dogs cats fish turtles hamsters and more-walking-train
  • Administer medications Maintain feeding schedules Assure animals health is maintained Provide owner with assessment upon return

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37. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Maintained the owner's piece of mind about their pet through phone calls and emails.
  • Answered phone calls, took down appointments, dates and times.
  • Answered clients phone calls to schedule interviews and appointments.
  • Answer phone calls and emails from clients and sitters.
  • Take phone calls, pick dogs up, and drop them off.

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38. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Maintain safe environment for pets, in daycare and off-site at client's residence.
  • Maintain a safe environment for pets and tend to their needs.
  • Maintained safe environment for clients, pet owners, and pets.
  • Attend and care for children while maintaining a safe environment.
  • Ensured a safe environment for child.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment.
  • Certified in Pet CPR, Pet Tech Gain trust of clients, and maintain a safe environment in their absence.

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39. Specific Instructions

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Here's how Specific Instructions is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Interviewed with client prior to approval, and upon approval coordinated specific instructions for pet(s).
  • Stayed overnight in client houses and took care of their pets along with any specific instructions set.
  • Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions such as diet specifications and schedules.
  • Groomed and bathed dogs of all sizes and ages Provided house training Ensured dogs were fed properly with owner's specific instructions

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40. Daily Log

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Here's how Daily Log is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Complete a daily log of feeding times, animal behavior and any other noteworthy happenings, such as failure to eat.
  • Maintained a daily log of time spent with each animal and reported any changes in animal behavior or problems to owner.
  • Completed daily logs of feeding times, animal behavior and any other remarkable events.
  • Write daily logs of feeding, walks, and behaviors to report to owner.
  • Complete a daily log of animal behavior and other noteworthy happenings.

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41. Patient Care

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42. Multiple Clients

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Here's how Multiple Clients is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Developed trust and dependability with multiple clients.
  • Provide care for multiple clients' pets and homes including walks, feedings, administering medicine, and plant care.
  • Provide the best possible pet care for multiple clients and their pets

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43. OWN Business

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Here's how OWN Business is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Started my own business at age 12 after being certified by the American Red Cross for Babysitting.
  • Started my own business - walked, fed and cared for animals in our town.
  • Started my own business caring for animals in their home environment.
  • Own my own business as a professional pet sitter.
  • Developed extensive business management skills Learned how to handle owning your own business
  • Started own business in middle school - Canvassed the neighborhood with flyers.
  • Created my own business cards, brochures and flyers.

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44. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Accompany animals to veterinary hospital under emergency situations.
  • Identify and handle emergency situations quickly and appropriately.
  • Transport pets to veterinarian in emergency situations.
  • Prepared for Emergency Situations to Insure Safety of Pets and Home While Clients are Away.
  • Handle emergency situations in a calm and confident manner.
  • Handled emergency situations in the appropriate manner.

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45. Multiple Times

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Here's how Multiple Times is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Traveled to client homes multiple times per day to care for their pets.
  • Feed and give fresh water daily.Take dog on walk multiple times a day.
  • Walked, fed, and played with pets multiple times of the day.

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46. VET Appointments

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Here's how VET Appointments is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Provide medications and arranged vet appointments.
  • Attend vet appointments, minor house keeping and minor grocery shopping for all animals
  • Transported animals to grooming and vet appointments as well.
  • Provided services such as feeding and walking dog Took dog to vet appointments
  • Provided pet transportation services for vet appointments .Supplied daycare for pets including bathing and excersize along with photography services.

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47. Multiple Families

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Here's how Multiple Families is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Feed, walk and care for dogs, cats, horses and more while owners are away for multiple families.
  • Worked for multiple families as a pet sitter for both cats and dogs.
  • Provided childcare for multiple families and other child-related tasks.
  • Provided pet sitting services for multiple families and farms.
  • Provide pet care for multiple families as needed
  • Formed steady client base of multiple families.
  • Have house sit for multiple families who have dogs, cats, and birds.

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48. Small Business

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Here's how Small Business is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Operate a small business that provides exceptional in-home care for a variety of animals.
  • Acquired and maintained all necessary licensure and bookkeeping for small business.
  • Owned and operated small business Provided in-home pet sitting and dog walking services Implemented marketing strategies and managed social media accounts

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49. Water Bowls

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Here's how Water Bowls is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Care for the pets by walking, letting outside, playing, feeding, refilling water bowls, giving proper attention.
  • Cleaned litter boxes, filled water bowls and even gave out medications.
  • Fed, refilled water bowls, and administered medications to all pets.
  • Feed pets and change their water bowls.
  • Fill dog and cat food/water bowlsPlay with animalsWalk dogsClean cat litter boxesPick up after pets and clean messesActivities and Honors

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50. Food Supplements

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Here's how Food Supplements is used in Pet Sitter jobs:
  • Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions given by pet owner.
  • Mixed food and food supplements according to instructions.
  • Prepared all food, food supplements, prescribed medications and any liquidformulations appropriately according to all medical guidelines.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Pet Sitter

Bathe Dogs

51.9%

Pet Care Department

12.7%

Yard Maintenance

4.2%

Animal Care

4.0%

OWN Pet

4.0%

Special Care

3.3%

Customer Service

2.6%

Litter Boxes

2.6%

New Clients

2.2%

Clients Homes

1.4%

Topical Medications

1.4%

Special Needs

1.3%

Fresh Water

1.2%

Daily Care

1.1%

Clients Pets

1.1%

Water Plants

1.0%

Cat Care

1.0%

Leash Socials

1.0%

Pet Taxi

1.0%

Dog Training Classes

1.0%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Pet Sitter

Rank Skill
1 Bathe Dogs 45.0%
2 Pet Care Department 11.0%
3 Yard Maintenance 3.6%
4 Animal Care 3.5%
5 OWN Pet 3.4%
6 Special Care 2.9%
7 Customer Service 2.3%
8 Litter Boxes 2.2%
9 New Clients 1.9%
10 Clients Homes 1.2%
11 Topical Medications 1.2%
12 Special Needs 1.1%
13 Fresh Water 1.1%
14 Daily Care 1.0%
15 Clients Pets 1.0%
16 Water Plants 0.9%
17 Cat Care 0.9%
18 Leash Socials 0.9%
19 Pet Taxi 0.8%
20 Dog Training Classes 0.8%
21 Client Relationships 0.7%
22 Water Animals 0.7%
23 General Care 0.6%
24 Service Agreements 0.6%
25 Proper Intervals 0.5%
26 Oral Medications 0.5%
27 Care Procedures 0.5%
28 Insulin Injections 0.5%
29 Mental Health Services 0.5%
30 Family Pets 0.5%
31 CPR 0.5%
32 Primary Consultations 0.5%
33 Behavioral Issues 0.5%
34 Personal Needs 0.5%
35 Farm Animals 0.4%
36 Administer Medications 0.4%
37 Phone Calls 0.4%
38 Safe Environment 0.4%
39 Specific Instructions 0.4%
40 Daily Log 0.4%
41 Patient Care 0.4%
42 Multiple Clients 0.4%
43 OWN Business 0.3%
44 Emergency Situations 0.3%
45 Multiple Times 0.3%
46 VET Appointments 0.3%
47 Multiple Families 0.3%
48 Small Business 0.3%
49 Water Bowls 0.3%
50 Food Supplements 0.3%
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