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Welcome To The Plan Club (Why I Confirm Reservations)

After we meet, one of the first signs you’ll see of my worrier tendencies is that I always confirm details at least a few days in advance of your trip.

I created this safety net because I might be in an accident and my Plan B person fails to reach you, I worry that . . . → Read More: Welcome To The Plan Club (Why I Confirm Reservations)

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Kari Kells, Road Worrier (Signs Of My Worrier Tendencies)

I was recently talking with someone about how new clients can tell, almost immediately, that I’m a worrier. Some people find it reassuring to discover this quality in their pet sitter, while others just think it’s quirky.

Below is a partial list of (amusing?) signs that I am, indeed, a full-blown Worrier Princess.

Before I . . . → Read More: Kari Kells, Road Worrier (Signs Of My Worrier Tendencies)

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Kari Kells, Worrier Princess: Contingency Plans

Ok. I admit it. I’m a worrier. I try to make these tendencies work FOR me rather than against me. For example, I worry about what would happen to the animals I care for in the event that something horrible happened to me. So I’ve created contingency plans for many possible (and improbable) pet sitting . . . → Read More: Kari Kells, Worrier Princess: Contingency Plans

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Preparing For The Worst (Emergency & Disaster Preparedness For Pets)

In our region, most of us have considered what we’d do in case of an earthquake. Those of us who have furry, feathered, or finned family members need to keep them in mind as we create our emergency plans. Of course, emergencies can be brief or long-lasting and come in many forms from being snow-bound . . . → Read More: Preparing For The Worst (Emergency & Disaster Preparedness For Pets)

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In Case Of Emergency (Give My Contact Info To Family)

If you live alone, it’s a good idea to make sure your loved ones have your pet sitter’s contact info. They can then contact the sitter if you ever have an emergency and need me to step in immediately.

This is especially important if your loved ones live out-of-town or if you don’t think they’d . . . → Read More: In Case Of Emergency (Give My Contact Info To Family)

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