Sitting for your neighbor's dog is a big responsibility. Fetch the proper instructions and be a good neighbor while they're on vacation.
You will need
- Familiar surroundings
- and exercise habits
- Dog toothbrush
- Medication and veterinary directions (optional)
Step 1 Keep the dog home Keep the dog at home in its familiar surroundings while the owners are away.
Step 2 Know habits Have the owners write down the dog’s eating, sleeping, and exercise habits.
Get directions on how to administer any medications and directions to the dog’s vet in case of an emergency.
Step 3 Brush Brush the dog’s coat and teeth when necessary.
Step 4 Attend to food area Check the food and water area frequently to keep it clean and properly filled.
Step 5 Play with the dog Play with the dog. Play catch and go for walks at least two times a day.
Step 6 Give the dog attention Spend lots of time and give lots of love to the dog while you are sitting. Take a nap or watch television together.
Did You Know:
Sixty-three percent of American households have pets.