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Jobs for pet lovers

Vets, groomers, dog trainers, ... the list goes on of commonly known pet-related occupations. But there are many jobs working with pets that are just a little different! Here are five lesser-known pet jobs that are worth considering.

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5 DIY dog toys

So...you've invested in the coolest and flashiest dog toys, but your pooch seems to prefer playing with a plastic bag or an old sock. Sound familiar? Why save some dollars and have a go at making your own dog toys? We’ll even show you how to do it - too easy!

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The Naming of Pets

What’s in a name, we hear you ask? Choosing a pet’s name can be as much of a reflection of your unique personality as that of Fido, or Mittens, or Bruce, or Rumpelstiltskin etc.

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Delightful Dining with Doggies

While we’re in the peak of outdoor activity time this Summer, it’s nice to stop by a café or pub while you’re out with your doggy companions. So many venues these days welcome well-behaved dogs and their owners, as our furry friends have become a part of the family.

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Be Prepared for a Pet Emergency

It’s a fact of life, especially in Australia - emergencies happen. Whether it’s a storm or natural disaster, medical issue or a situation that requires evacuation from the house, it’s great to have a plan in place so that you and your family are ready to act safely if there’s an issue.

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The Best Places for Meeting Pet Sitters and Furry Clients

There are so many places that make a good meeting spot for pet sitters, pet owners and pets. At Pawshake we always recommend a quick in-person meetup with your potential client or pet sitter before making a booking. It ensures that everyone’s on the same page - and it helps the pets to understand that this awesome new person is friends with their person!

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Preparing Your Home For A Pet SItter

So you’ve browsed Pawshake, found yourself the perfect pet sitter, and you’ve had a meet up to introduce yourself and your dog. The day is coming - you’re packed and prepped for your holiday, so make sure your home is ready for your guest!

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Why Use A Pet Sitter?

As a pet sitter, it’s always interesting when people find out what you do. “It must be so fun! Just getting to play with dogs all day!”
Well, yes, I usually say. Of course it is! But pet sitting involves a whole lot more work and responsibility.

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