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The Ultimate Pet Sitters Quiz
by Staff
Leaving your pet at home while you are traveling saves you the stress of dragging it along. Take this quiz to learn more about hiring a pet sitter.

What method should you use to find the best pet sitter for your pet's needs?

  • Choose a pet sitter from your local telephone directory.
  • Interview various pet sitters.
  • Use a pet sitter recommended by your friends.

A professional pet sitter should be able to provide what?

  • love for your pet
  • lots of time for your pet
  • proof of liability insurance

Why is it important to know exactly what services you require?

  • because the sitter will charge you per service
  • because the sitter won't do anything they are not told to do
  • because all sitters do the same tasks

What information do you need to provide the sitter with before you leave?

  • your pet's medical history
  • which is your pet's favorite toy
  • both of the above

Which of the following phone numbers should you give to your pet sitter?

  • the vet's
  • your neighbor's
  • your nearest relative's

Why do cats usually meow?

  • to get another cat's attention
  • to get their owner's attention
  • it is their way of singing

The complexity of looking after you pet while you are away will depend on what?

  • your pet
  • the experience of the sitter
  • the number of pets you own

What are your responsibilities when leaving your pet with a pet sitter?

  • ensuring there is enough food at home
  • ensuring that your pet's toilet needs are cared for
  • ensuring that your pet is fed

What is one of the biggest advantages to hiring a pet sitter?

  • You don't have to worry about traveling with your pet.
  • You don't have to pay kennel costs.
  • Your pet can keep its daily routine.

What other tasks might a pet sitter do for you?

  • check the mail
  • water the plants
  • both of the above

How many cats are ambidextrous?

  • 0.4
  • 0.6
  • 0.8

How can you determine if your cat is right-pawed or left-pawed?

  • See which paw they lead with then walking.
  • See which paw they clean first.
  • See which paw they use to bat a ball of string.

How much is your pet sitter likely to charge you per visit?

  • between $5 and $10
  • between $10 and $20
  • between $20 and $30

If you have __ pets, the rates of a pet sitter may be higher.

  • large
  • many
  • both of the above

Depending on ___ the cost of a pet sitter may differ.

  • where you live
  • how big your house is
  • how long you are away for

What is the best way to interview a prospective pet sitter?

  • by phone
  • over instant messenger
  • face-to-face

What is important to know about your pet sitter?

  • what sort of pets they have experience with
  • how much time they will spend with your pet
  • both of the above

What should you ask a prospective sitter for?

  • references
  • their home number
  • a police check

How is an agreement usually made between you and most professional sitters?

  • by email
  • verbally
  • using a contract

What would a good pet sitter give you when you return from your trip?

  • a discount
  • an evaluation form
  • a report