We're glad you asked! Here is a quick 6 step checklist that will help you receive better matching requests and improve your ranking in the search results.
Start with visually building trust with your listing
Choose a profile photo in which owners can easily recognise you
Upload clear photos of your tidy house
Show you've got a great backyard or parks to offer near you
Don't forget to showcase your love for pooches!
Make sure your listing's information is clear and complete
- Are your dog preferences set?
Tell us your preferences and we will show your listing to dog owners who search and filter based on their dog's characteristics. Is there any size, breed, or age you can't accept? Do you accept non spayed/un-neutered dogs?
Check the information you provided here: https://uk.dogbuddy.com/listing/dog-preferences
- Is your listing description clear?
You may still receive requests for dogs that don't fully match your preferences as not everyone filters thoroughly. But you can explicitly state it in your listing description.
Check the information you provided here: https://uk.dogbuddy.com/listing/details
- Are your specific drop off or pick up times set?
Check the information you provided here: https://uk.dogbuddy.com/calendar/advanced
Keep your calendar up to date
- Do you have a last minute plan this weekend?
You can easily update your availability here: https://uk.dogbuddy.com/calendar
- Do you have a planned holiday that you already know about?
Take a moment to think about the holidays that you already have planned for this year and update your availability. Do you know you never accept guests during certain periods when you're busy? Update your Calendar to reflect your availability!
- Are you going to be busy in the upcoming weeks or months?
We offer you the possibility to deactivate your listing or hide your listing https://uk.dogbuddy.com/listing
Complete your dog's profile
- Did you provide enough information about your dog?
Check the information you provided here: https://uk.dogbuddy.com/pet/my-pets
Download the App
Did you know that sitters that have the app respond 3 times faster that sitters that only proceed via the desktop version of the platform? Download our iOS or Android app (if you haven't already!)
Make Share your unique DogBuddy listing link
Get direct bookings and improve your conversion scores by sharing your unique link on social networks, groups, and with dog owners you already know from the park or your area.