ABOUT

Professional Farm and Pet Sitting

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Value of Professional Care

Leaving your pet or farm animals to be cared for by someone else can be difficult no matter what. If often causes anxiety and stress for both pet and owner. That stress and anxiety can be eliminated by choosing a professional. Unlike a friend, neighbor or family member, 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 spot and avoid potentially dangerous situations, and can react quickly and effectively when necessary

  • Is trained and experienced in administering medications

  • Knows how to tell if your pet needs veterinary attention

  • 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

What else makes it professional?

  1. A business license

  2. Insurance and bonded including care, custody and control coverage

  3. Proof of clear criminal history

  4. Client references

  5. Service agreement/contract

  6. Certification in Professional Pet Sitting and Pet First Aid and CPR with required continuing education to maintain certification

  7. Membership with professional organizations

  8. A passion for animal care and a lot of experience​​

Benefits to You and Your Pets

If your work or leisure travel creates the need for someone else to take care of your pet or farm animals, you've likely already utilized a number of pet care options including kenneling, boarding at your local animal hospital or asking a friend, neighbor or relative to "drop in" and feed your animals. Today, more and more pet and hobby farm owners are using the services of a professional farm or pet sitter to take advantage of the benefits which come with in-home and in-farm care. 

Benefits to Your Pets Staying at Home with Professional Care

  • Pets are happier and experience less stress

  • Diet and exercise routines are uninterrupted

  • Travel stress is eliminated

  • Exposure to illness is minimized

  • Untrained or unwilling friends/family/neighbors need not be asked for a favor

  • You won't have to wonder if your friend actually performed the "drop in"

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

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