House Sitter in Vacaville, California
Animal Care Experience:
Walked and cared for both large and small dog breeds of various ages.
Provided overnight care as needed for vacationing pet parents to assure pets were not alone throughout the evening.
Connected with pet parents to provide the education needed for a lifetime of care with vast knowledge of every animal.
Communicated with pet parents and management if there was any change in demeanor, eating, or elimination habits.
Established reputation for dependable house-sitting and/or pet care services with neighborhood families.
Provided in-home pet care services including dog care, cat care, and dispense of oral and topical medications as needed.
Provided in-home pet care and dog walking services which included feeding, exercise and play, waste clean-up and administering medications.
Communicated with pet owners to receive instructions for short term and long term pet care needs.
Home Care Experience:
Brought in the mail and newspaper on a daily basis.
Checked and forwarded phone messages to the home owner if requested.
Wrote down and followed down specific instructions from homeowners about handling the house in their absence
Provided appropriate lockdown services at the end of the day by securing windows and doors
Performed light cleaning and maintenance activities such as sweeping and mopping and changing bulbs.
Handled light grounds keeping duties including mowing and watering
Tended to indoor plants by watering them upon instructions provided and moving them in and out of sunlight.
Set up alarms and security systems and monitor footage to determine if any nefarious activity is being carried out.
Answered telephones and doorbells and provide information regarding homeowners’ whereabouts and return, keeping confidentiality in mind.
Changed linens prior to the return of homeowners and ensure that laundry is handled on time.
Cook food (for self) and for homeowners on the day that they are due to return.
Ascertained that all kitchen and household appliances are in good working order and oversee/perform maintenance and repair work.