What are your thoughts on house sitting?
Making sure the dogs are taken care of is our number one priority. The pet place we occasionally take them to for daycare is WAY too much for what ya get. Luckily my mother has just over an acre of property and the dogs love going to "Grandma's".
It's only recently I've thought about the "House Sitting" option. Sure it would cost more than taking the dogs to my mother's house, but I think I would feel better knowing someone was home and the house was secure. Our neighborhood isn't bad, but we've had a few incidents (not our house) the last few years.
Why do people have house sitters?
I've house sat for people before and they didn't give me a list of things to do, but I swept and took out the trash. Is that an assumed responsibility or was I just being nice?
Who/How do you choose? Family? Friends?
Ha! I have some family that I trust less than my friends..
The ultimate option would be