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How To Start and Operate a Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Business

These sessions of "How To Start and Operate a Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Business" will take you from the very beginning, when you're only thinking about starting this business, to organizing it and finally to the point where you will collect your fees in checks or credit card payments.
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Dec 31, 2015

Veterinary Release Form

Veterinarian Name:

Address:

Phone #:

To the Veterinarian – Hospital

<Name of your Company> has been contracted to pet sit for my pet(s) and has my permission to place them in your care in case of an emergency. <Name of your Company> will attempt to contact me as soon as medical care is deemed necessary. However, in the event I cannot be reached immediately, I authorize you to treat my pet(s) and will be responsible for payment of any fees as stated below. Please file this form with my records.

 

Pet Owner:

Address:

Phone – email:

Pet(s):

  1. If above-named veterinarian is not available, I agree that another vet in his/her practice may care for my pets. If neither of these veterinarians are available, I give permission for <Name of your Company> to take my pet(s) to the nearest animal hospital or emergency clinic.

 

  1. I give permission for <Name of your Company> to approve treatment up to $_______. (Initial ______)

 

  1. I understand that <Name of your Company> assumes no responsibility for the loss of any pet and is released from all liability related to transportation, treatment and expense.

 

  1. Other conditions, if any:

 

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Tools of the Trade

 

Shoes

Sole inserts

Clothing

White for summer

Darker for colder weather

Shorts

T-Shirt or short-sleeve shirt

Hat with sun visor

Sweatband

Sunglasses

Long Pants

Long sleeve shirt

Jacket with hood

Stocking hat

Ear muffs

Gloves

Scarf

Handkerchief

Towel for self

Fanny Pack

Carabiner with cord for keys

Smart phone

Storage clip board

Extra blank forms

Dog treats

Extra pens

Binder for daily forms & keys

Brief case

Pens

Business cards

Poopie bags

Leashes

Double Leashes

Extra collars

Facemask

Shoe Covers

Towel for pets

Portable vacuum cleaner

Rug shampoo

Garbage bags

Pet poop spray

Air freshener

Dog and cat treats in containers

Lunch on ice in Igloo

Camping cutlery

More than enough to drink, preferably water

Thermos of coffee or tea

Baby Wipes, non alcohol

Tissues

Umbrella or poncho

Bucket for wet umbrella or poncho

Small bucket with plastic bag for trash

Various plastic bins to store equipment

Knife or scissors

Bicycle rear-view clip-on mirror for glasses

First aid kit

Can of wasp spray for protection

Automobile needs

Plastic signs for car

Computer with printer and internet connection

Email

Word processor

Spreadsheet

Filing cabinet

Hanging files with manila folders

Calculator

Label maker

 

Dec 9, 2015

YOUR LOGO                                                                  YOUR CONTACT INFO

 

CLIENT INFORMATION

 

Name: ______________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________ City; Zip:____________________

Phones: Home: ____________________________ /__________________________

Name: __________________ Work: _________________  Cell: _______________

Name: __________________ Work: _________________  Cell: _______________

Name–email: _________________________________________________________

Name–email: ________________________________________________________

Emergency Contact:     ________________________________________________

Emergency Contact:     ________________________________________________

Location of Extra Key: _________________________________________________

Alarm deactivation Code: _______________________________________________

Alarm activation Code: _________________________________________________

Alarm company Name: _________________________________________________

Alarm company Phone: ________________________________________________

Additional Information: _________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

 

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YOUR LOGO                                                                       YOUR CONTACT INFO

 

DOG INFORMATION

Please complete for each pet

 

Client’s Name: _______________________________________

Dog’s Name: ____________  Breed: ______ Gender  M  F  Neutered / Spayed  Y  N

Age: ______  Dog Rabies Tag #: ____________Expiration Date: _______________

Micro-chipped: Y  N  Chip #: _________ Registry Co / Phone #:________________

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS: ______________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

Medication Information: ________________________________________________

Favorite Games / Toys: ________________________________________________

Hiding Places: ________________________________________________________

When you walk your dog what does s/he do when s/he sees another dog:

□ Ignores the other dog

□ Shows some interest but keeps on walking

□ Wags tails and wants to play

□ Growls and becomes aggressive

□ Pulls hard on the leash to try to get to other dog

 

When you walk your dog what does s/he do when s/he sees a cat:

□ Ignores the cat

□ Shows some interest but keeps on walking

□ Wags tails and wants to play

□ Growls and becomes aggressive

□ Pulls hard on the leash to try to get to cat

 

Commands your dog knows (i.e. heel, sit, etc) _____________________________

Does your dog come when called? Y  N

Where do you dispose of your dog’s waste? ________________________________

 

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YOUR LOGO                                                                      YOUR CONTACT INFO

 

CAT INFORMATION

Please complete for each pet

 

Client’s Name: _______________________________________

Cat’s Name: ________  Breed: ______ Gender  M  F  Neutered / Spayed  YES / NO

Age: ______  Cat Rabies Tag #: __________________Expiration Date: _________

Micro-chipped: YES / NO  Chip #: ________ Registry Co / Phone #:____________

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS: ______________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

Medication Information: ________________________________________________

Favorite Games / Toys: ________________________________________________

Hiding Places: ________________________________________________________

 

Does your cat try to escape? YES / NO

Will your cat not eat when stressed? YES / NO

Is your cat prone to hairballs? YES / NO

Is your cat skittish with strangers? YES / NO

Does your cat use the litter box reliably? YES / NO

Is your cat fearful of loud noises? YES / NO

Does your cat like to be petted? YES / NO

Does your cat like to be held? YES / NO

Has your cat ever bitten anyone? YES / NO

 

Where do you dispose of your cat’s waste? ________________________________

Special Instructions: ___________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

 

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YOUR LOGO                                                                       YOUR CONTACT INFO

 

VETERINARY RELEASE

 

Veterinarian Name: ___________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________________

Phone #: ____________________________________________________________

 

To the Veterinarian – Hospital

<name of your company> has been contracted to pet sit for my pet(s) and has my permission to place them in your care in case of an emergency.<name of your company> will attempt to contact me as soon as medical care is deemed necessary. However, in the event I cannot be reached immediately, I authorize you to treat my pet(s) and will be responsible for payment of any fees as stated below. Please file this form with my records.

 

Pet Owner: __________________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________________

Phone – email: _______________________________________________________

Pet(s): ______________________________________________________________

 

If above-named veterinarian is not available, I agree that another vet in his/her practice may care for my pets. If neither of these veterinarians are available, I give permission for <name of your company> to take my pet(s) to the nearest animal hospital or emergency clinic.
 

I give permission for <name of your company> to approve treatment up to $_______. (Initial ______)
 

I understand that <name of your company> assumes no responsibility for the loss of any pet and is released from all liability related to transportation, treatment and expense.
 

Other conditions, if any: ________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

My pet(s) has / have the following health issues: ____________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

This document for treatment has no expiration date unless otherwise noted

________________________________________________________________

Client Signature                                                                      Date

 

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                                            YOUR COMPANY NAME    
                                          Daily Notes & Checklist 
 
Client's Name:_____________________    Day/Date:___________________  

                                                                     Arrival Time:_____________

                                                                 Departure Time: ____________

                                      Condition of Premises:_______________________

□ All is well & secure

□ Problems Noted:________________________________________________

 

                             S          M          T          W         T          F          S
Dog(s)


Walk - Exercise
 
TLC Time
 
Fresh Water
 
Give Treat
 
Food
 
Clean-Up
 
RX
 
Secure Pet
 
 
Cat(s)


Clean Litter Box
 
TLC Time
 
Fresh Water
 
Give Treat
 
Food
 
RX
 
Secure Pet
 
 
Misc


Newspaper
 
Mail
 
Water Plants
 
 Bird Feeder

 
Security


Check House
 
Alternate Lights
 
TV/Radio
 
Burglar Alarm On
 
Lock Home
 
 
Notes about Dog(s): ________________________________________________
 
___________________________________________________________________

 ___________________________________________________________________

 
Notes about Cat(s): _________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________
 
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Thank you for your business.

Please call me immediately with any concerns

Service Provider: __________________________  YOUR PHONE 123-456-7890

 

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