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Synonyms for Sitter

Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)

an organism (person or animal) that sits

a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

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a person who poses for a painter or sculptor

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a domestic hen ready to brood

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The sitters will also be at the exhibition to talk to visitors.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a number of dogs that allegedly went missing under the care of a Birminghambased sitter are continuing.
"Pet sitters know their job inside out and more importantly enjoy being around animals and are highly likely to have a good understanding of feline behaviour.
Critique: An entertainingly delightful read from cover to cover, "The Pet Sitter's Tale" is an extraordinary, unique, and unreservedly recommended addition to community library collections.
17 May 2019 - San Francisco, US-based UrbanSitter, an online and mobile service that enables parents and caregivers to search for, book, pay, review and recommend babysitters and nannies, has finalised the acquisition of Denver, US-based startup Sitter, Inc., the company said.
After the case caused a huge uproar, the government presented measures to improve the service last week: personality and aptitude tests for would-be babysitters, more education on child abuse, an integrated system to provide information about the sitters' experience and evaluations of them, and support to install surveillance cameras.
A high-quality pet sitter can help them feel better about not being able to spend all of their time with their pets.
Patricia Keener after a colleague's toddler choked to death while in the care of an adult sitter who didn't know what to do.
"Liz Hyde is the epitome of a professional pet sitter. She has already had such a great impact on our industry, and we are excited to see her inspire even more pet sitters as 2019 Pet Sitter of the Year."
If the typical sitter model of staffing were to be replaced with the video monitor model of staffing at this medical center:
It's a new service, powered by a smartphone app, that allows dog owners to hook up with dog sitters and dog walkers.
As an organization that is committed to educating Filipino pet owners on responsible pet ownership, the Pet Food Institute (PFI) shares three steps on how pet owners can find the right pet sitter.
The service is the brainchild of brothers Timothy and James McElroy, who spotted a gap in the sector for this type of service when they struggled to find a sitter for their pet dog Holly.
On Tuesday, the unfortunate baby, looked after by a 35-year-old female baby sitter in Tangkak, was hospitalised after a seizure.
Once a potential match is identified, the pet owner and sitter are encouraged to "meet and greet", usually in the pet sitter's home, so they can seek and get clarifications while the pets can acclimatise themselves to the new environment.