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Why Use a Professional Pet Sitter?

aboutThe Situation

More than 60% of all the households in the US have some kind of pet. In fact, there are an estimate 110 million cats and dogs alone, not to mention ferrets, hamsters, birds, fish and more. In the past, pet owners had few choices concerning care for their animals when they were away. They could turn to friends, neighbors or professional boarders – each of which presents different problems and none of which are ideal for every pet.

108791769The Solution

Using a professional pet care giver, who comes into your home to care for the pet while you are away, inconveniences neither friends nor pets. The incredible growth of the in-home pet care industry over the past few years is evidence of its effectiveness in well satisfied owners with well cared for pets.

Advantages

According to the American Humane Society, pets are happiest when they’re at home, surrounded by familiar sights, sounds, and smells. Professional Pet Sitters offer the following advantages:

  • Pets benefit from a familiar environment, diet and exercise along with the personal attention
  • Eliminates the trauma of being transported and minimizes exposure to illnesses of other animals
  • No longer impose on family, friends, or neighbors
  • Other advantages include: crime-deterrent measures, watering plants, bringing in the mail, etc.

Limitations

It is important to point out that in-home pet sitting will not always be the best solution for your pet. Illnesses and medical requirements, along with personality and temperament could be good reasons to consider a more controlled environment. As pet professionals, we care about helping you make the best decision that will ensure the safety, health and happiness of your pet.