Working with Timid, Scared, or Insecure Dogs

This past weekend, we were asked to look after a dog for a couple days while his owner went down south to attend the Miami football game.  From the time we arrived at the home to meet the owner and senior pup we would be caring for (who for the remainder of this article we…

Providing the care your pet’s deserve without the unnecessary expense

Towards the end of August, a prospective client reached out to me interested in using our pet sitting service during Labor Day weekend.  While my prospect had previously boarded their dogs at one of the local veterinary clinics and had planned to do so for this trip as well, they quickly looked for an alternative…

Grand Reopening Announcement

Pet Care Specialist, Virginia McMullen, owner of Creation’s Care Pet Sitting, is excited to formally introduce her pet sitting and dog walking services to pet parents throughout Tallahassee and Havana, Florida.  Mrs. McMullen has over ten years’ experience, beginning with friends and coworkers, and transitioned to working full time in her business last month. When…

Why I choose to use a professional pet sitter instead of boarding.

“So will Lucky get to exercise some while he is here?” I asked as I was making the boarding reservation for an upcoming trip that was not conducive to bringing my pets.  “Of course!” the receptionist replied.  “He can get exercise as many times as you like.  it’s just $8 per time that he goes…

Is your pet sitter a professional or a hobbyist?

While all pet sitters, to some degree, start out as hobbyist sitters (aka avid animal lovers), there are some key differences between the two.  Is your pet sitter doing this full time or just for a few extra bucks?  Are they insured and bonded?  Do they know what to do in the event of an emergency? …

Meet the Staff of Creation’s Care

So who’s behind Creation’s Care Pet Sitting?  Here’s a look behind the scenes at who we are and why it all got started. Virginia S. McMullen, Founder/Petsitter Virginia’s love of animals came at an early age when, along with assisting in the care of her childhood dog, Dudley, she began riding horses and assisting with…

We Are Back and Open for Business!!

After a year of moving, getting settled, and getting used to a new routine, Creation’s Care Pet Sitting is back open for business.  While our services and service area has changed, the quality and care you expect from a professional pet sitter remains the same. Creation’s Care Pet Sitting offers customizable pet care and dog…

Pet Sitters International, the organization that pioneered pet sitting as a profession

So it’s professional pet sitters week, but what makes someone a professional?  Hear from Patti Moran, founder of Pet Sitters International http://youtu.be/AzhKFFGMfNo Creation’s Care Pet Sitting is a member of Pet Sitter’s International and curently serves pets and their ‘parents’  in Tallahassee and the surrounding area (including Thomasville,  Monticello,  Cairo,  and Havana).  Additionally,  owner Virginia…

What is a Professional Pet Sitter? Does it really matter?

Animal lovers abound in just about every community nationwide and abroad and undoubtedly you will see signs and online posts for pet sitting pop up for the summer and major holidays offering to help care for your pet when you travel.  Most are older teens or college students who, though with good intentions, may only…