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Starting dog sitting services Oakville is a great fallback job when the economy is down, and conversely, it is a stable job to pursue when the economy is up and booming. Numerous college students do this service because it fits into their fluctuating schedules, and it also pays well for the time expended. Retired folks also like this activity and the extra money that it gives them to supplement their pensions. All of them combined do it because they love dogs and animals. Even with this love of animals, some legal issues must be addressed when providing this service.

The owners must agree with dog sitting services Oakville to not to hold you responsible for any damage or injuries that their dogs do when under your care and supervision. You have no idea of their formal training, and cannot be held responsible for a dog’s behavior.

All of the required shots and immunizations must to current, and a power of attorney form or its equivalent must be provided for your use in case of a medical emergency while in your care. A contact sheet with all the pet’s doctors and any medications they are on, if any, must be provided to you at the start of your duties. Arrangements must be made for financial considerations in case of medical emergencies while in your care also. Some form of understanding must be made in case more food, medicine, or money is spent on the dog.

A primary and secondary contact phone number and person should be established for any long-term care situations. This should also include cell phone numbers and any special text alerts that will be needed to contact the dog’s family.

A list of those who can see the dog or can be with the dog is necessary if you are to care for them for an extended period. Divorce cases today involve the family pet, and they are fought over just like kids’ custody battles. A "can" and "cannot" have or to do list should be provided for the daily care and feeding of the dog.