The Nitty-Gritty Of Pet Sitting - An Untold Story

  • 25/03/2020
pet-sitting.jpgPet Sitting is the term used uniquely to describe the service provided to the pets in the absence of their owners at its own house or may be at a different venue. Pet sitting has solved numerous problems of pet owners as well as pets. It has brought down the probability of pets suffering from kennel stress and similar kind of diseases as they are not left alone.

 Who are “Pet sitters”?

Pet sitters are trained individuals who take care of a diverse range of pets, which includes fishes, ferrets, cats, and dogs, in the absence of the pet owners. The Pet Sitters International initialized pet sitting and since then “Pet Sitting” got into the Random House Dictionary and use their own pet sitting software.

Pet sitters take care of the pets either in its own home, or the service provider’s house, or at a designated place such as an organization. Pet sitters differ from boarders or daycares since they provide their service extensively at the clients’ home thereby not disturbing the natural environment of the pet.

Advantages of Pet Sitting:

o    Pets stay happier and less stressed out as they live in their familiar atmosphere.

o    Diet of the pets, their playing hours and exercise routines remain undisturbed.

o    Both pet owners and the pets avoid ‘Travel trauma.’

o    Pets seem to fall less ill.

o    In some extraordinary situations, such as repair at clients’ house or pets suffering from severe illness, pet sitters nurse the pets at their home.

What do Pet Sitters do?

As the definition states, pet sitters take care of the pets in the absence of the pet owners in their familiar environment. Pet sitters often serve multiple visits per day, and in some cases overnight stay as well.

Some essential services provided by Pet sitters involve:

o    Feeding and changing the pets’ water bowls.

o    Play with the pets and offer exercises, or maybe a walk.

o    Maintain hygiene and cleanliness of the pet, and cleaning up the mess caused by the pet as well.

o    Administer medications, whenever and wherever required.

Some pet sitters also perform, in addition to the works mentioned above, if requested by the pet owner.

Pet Sitting as a career:

People tend to opt for a career as pet sitter due to a variety of reasons, but the love for animals marks the bottom line. The urge to be one’s own boss, or a desire to leave the corporate world may serve as the critical reason to make an entry in pet sitting. Pet sitters, along with the pets, take care of the owner’s home and belongings as well. Pet sitting is emerging as an industry in the present world, and career as a pet sitter is secure. For more insight into this aspect, you can visit

Pet owners tend to take no tension for their pets when they are out on vacation, a meeting or, plan to spend the night somewhere else. Pets also tend to fall less ill as they stay in their own homes with proper diet and exercise along with medications if needed and come less in contact with other animals, thereby, reducing the risk of transmittable or contagious diseases. 

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