This past weekend we had the pleasure of watching Whiskey in the comfort of his own home as his parents had to leave him for the first time. As many pup parents know, it's not easy leaving your beloved friend behind, especially for the first time! When taking that vacation or out of town trip, using a pet sitter is very beneficial for both you and your pet.
When you choose an in home pet sitter, you are choosing to keep your pets in their own familiar environment and routine. These are key factors to keeping your pup's stress levels low during your absence. They're surrounded by familiar sights, sounds, smells and are able to keep to their own diet and exercise regimen. With a pet sitter, your dog is getting the personal attention and love they deserve. Meeting with your pet sitter beforehand is very important in making your dog feel at ease and comfortable with their new friend.
Your own stress is also something to take into account when considering a pet sitter. Daily updates (& pictures, of course) on the safety and happiness of your pup is exactly what you need to put worries aside. It's also comforting knowing that your home is more secure as someone is checking on it multiple times a day. Another positive to in home pet sitting for many pup parents is eliminating the trauma of transporting your pet to a kennel only to leave them behind.
There is a lot to consider when choosing the best care for your furry family members while you are away. For those uneasy about boarding, once you experience a professional pet sitter you'll never stress about being away from your pet again!
Whiskey is a very sweet one year old mutt (my prediction is Great Dane/Hound?!). While his parents were away we cuddled up during the rain, chased squirrels in the backyard, played "keep away" with every toy in the house and became such good friends that I already miss his awkward long legs and sleepy kisses.
If you're interested in In Home Pet Sitting, we have multiple options to perfectly fit your needs. Contact us today to set up a consultation & take the stress out of leaving your pet behind. WOOF@fairytailplanning.com *We offer pet sitting for all types of animals, not just dogs!*