Have you ever known someone to be so "extra" that they gave you step-by-step instructions on how to take care of their pet/child? After years of babysitting and dog sitting I always appreciated the notes, but was never sure if I'd be the same way in that situation. With my cat I always asked friends to just check on him once and clean his litter if it was full, nothing to crazy. Yet last weekend on Ace's first weekend without Adam and I since we brought him home I found myself making a manual on how to care for him. Check it out:
While this is a little over the top, Ace's first babysitters said it was helpful! They said throughout the weekend Ace did really well, he listened to commands (well, excluding "Crate"), he did not chew up their belongings, he listened and did not eat their dog's food, and went all weekend without an accident! His areas of weakness? Whining at night, playing a little rough with the other pup (a mini yorkie), and jumping on the couch. So all in all, a good experience! We are so thankful that we had wonderful people to watch him, and I am glad to know that he is a happy pup no matter where he is or who is with him
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