Evansville Pet Sitter Blog

House Sitting: Extra benefits to hiring a pet sitter

Pet sitters aren’t just, well, pet sitters.  We also make great house sitters, too, taking care of your home while we’re there. We will take your of you lights, bring in your mail, take out trash, and water plants. It’s nice to have that sense of security for both your pets and your home.  We also get around; we can recommend a veterinarian, groomer, and maintenance professional.  Finally, we will save you from imposing on family, friends, and neighbors, which makes you not only an awesome pet parent, but a great person to be around!

To learn more regarding our services, visit us at WalkieDoggie.com or call us at 812-568-5051.

Walkie Doggie & Pet Sitter Company Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Walkie Doggie & Pet Sitter Company has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.

“This award belongs to the fantastic pet sitters and dog walkers of Walkie Doggie. They are so passionate about the pets they care for and providing superior service to our customers. We are also very lucky and thankful to have such wonderful customers who take the time to share their reviews with Angie’s List that make this award possible,” said Walkie Doggie & Pet Sitter Company Founder Christy Williams.

“Only about 5 percent of companies throughout various cities and markets have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a really high standard.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2014 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality. Members can find the 2014 Super Service Certification logo next to company names in search results on AngiesList.com.

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Angie’s List helps facilitate happy transactions between nearly 3 million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly-rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie’s List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

My dog had an accident. What do I do?

We are often asked by our customers the best way to clean the carpet if your dog has an accident.

STEP 1: Use paper towel to soak up dog urine;
STEP 2: Use a mixture of 1/2 water and 1/2 white vinegar (neutralizes acid in urine), then soak up with paper towel after 1 minute;
STEP 3: Sprinkle baking soda across the entire damp area, let stand for 24 hours; and then
STEP 4: Vacuum.

Hope this helps and always try in a hidden carpet area first just in case!!