Why Hire a Professional Pet Sitter?
There's a kennel a few miles away. The neighbors have a kid that you're sure would be happy to play with your pet. Perhaps the pet would even be fine if you left it alone for just a few days. All of these are options available to the pet owner! However, having a professional pet sitter has some undeniable advantages.
A professional sitter has first Aid and CPR training specific to pets.
Your pet never has to leave the comfort of its own home, and may have more room to roam around.
An educated professional has the knowledge to recognize signs of illness in your pets.
A professional familiar with the needs of exotics will know their needs and understand their body language.
A professional sitter will not forget or neglect to come take care of your pet as scheduled.
You’re hiring an adult who can calmly handle emergencies.
Pet professionals are better suited to care for special needs or geriatric pets.
Your sitter is reliable and dedicated to your needs; they won’t cancel for trivial personal reasons because something came up.
A professional sitter is insured for the protection of your pets and your home.
A pet professional knows how to administer medications such as insulin.
An adult is better equipped to recognize and approach most issues with your home and property.
Pet Sitting is not a “gig” or “side job” to a professional sitter. They are completely dedicated to the care of your pets. Pets are their career.
A professional sitter will take responsibility in the unlikely event that your pet is injured, or your possessions are damaged, while under their care, custody, and control.
Professionals have policies and procedures in place and are prepared for most any situation that may arise.
Experienced professionals know how to best avoid unpleasant or dangerous situations, and how to react when necessary.