Pet sitting is a booming business, especially in areas where people love pets, love to have them, but often don’t have enough time during busy days to properly take care of them. Now you may be wondering that pet sitting is something anyone can do, you can ask your friends or relatives or neighbors – if they don’t mind – to occasionally keep an eye on your pets, or look after them for a few hours.
However, the safety of your pet is likely to be less of a concern if a certified, trained and experienced professional is taking care of it instead of anyone else. Which is where professional pet sitting services come in, their job is to make sure your pet receives the best care and training in your absence.
In this article, we will be looking at a few services that should be targeted by every good pet sitting or pet care service.
Pet Sitting Service
The essential on which the whole set of services stands. You can’t hope to expand your pet sitting service by introducing other, more varied options when your primary pet sitting service is not up to the mark. Your pet sitters should be able to handle all common pets and different breeds. If you become good at this, you can bring new variants of it such as one night sitting or pop-in services.
Pet Walking Service
More commonly known as dog walking services in certain parts of the world, because dogs have more of a need for consistent walks every day, however, you cannot discard cats and other pets from this equation. Pet walking is a niche business but that is also why it works. Very few people are interested in taking up dog walking as a profession but those who are, usually love it.
Pet Taxi Service
When you can’t or don’t want to travel with a pet in either your own vehicle or someone else’s, you have to rely on someone else to transport your pet from one place to another. A dependable pet taxi service would travel your pet form one place to another even in your absence. Suppose your pet has an appointment at the grooming parlor or a vet and you are unable to find time for it, no worries, a pet taxi service will help you out very effectively.
Pet Pop-in Service
This is the kind of service that relies a lot on the trust between the pet owner and the pet sitting service. When you are not at home, your pet sitter can enter your home i.e. pop in, and take care of your pet for short durations. This is of great ease of mind for times when there is an unexpected emergency.
Pet Boarding Service
This service allows you to spend some time in your home without your pet. Just send your cat or your dog to someone else’s home or boarding kennel, in this case, your pet sitters’, and enjoy some free time which also translates into a vacation time for your pet.