For The Love of Dogs, LLC

Benefits of Hiring A Professional Pet Sitter

Monday, January 4, 2016, 3:06AM by Sheri

If work or travel will keep you away from your pets, you’ve likely considered various pet care options, from asking for help from a family member or friend to securing the services of a professional pet sitter.

More and more pet owners are using the services of professional pet sitters to take advantage of the benefits in home pet care provides:

• Pets are happier and experience less stress at home.

• Diet and exercise routines are uninterrupted.

• Travel trauma for both owner and pet is eliminated.

• Pet’s exposure to illness is minimized.

• Untrained or unwilling friends/family/neighbors need not be called.

• You’ll have the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your pet is being cared for by a professional.


Why use a professional pet sitter?

Professional pet sitters are just what the description implies, professional. 

While having friends, family, or neighbors care for your pets may seem like a logical choice, professional pet sitters do this for a living and have the experience necessary to care for your companion animals.

 A professional pet sitter:

  • Is trained and experienced in working with all types of pet personalities and will know how to tailor your pet’s care based on their individual likes, dislikes, fears, and habits.
  • Knows how to  avoid potentially dangerous situations, and can react quickly and effectively when necessary.
  • Is trained and experienced in administering medications..
  • Has backup in case of emergencies, car troubles or illness.
  • Can be relied on to fulfill all of your care requests on time, each and every time.