Boise, Idaho – Everybody seems to agree throughout the pet care industry that pet sitting in addition to being one of the fastest growing home business sweeping across America has some unqualified “baby sitters or house sitters” offering services that perhaps they are not qualified to offer to the pet owning public. Many people who own pets prefer, rather than board their pets, to hire well trained pet sitters to care for their beloved pets in their home when that pet owner, perhaps a busy professional themselves, must be away from the home for business trips.
A professional pet sitter should be trained by one of the national pet sitting organizations such as NAPPS (National Association of Professional Pet Sitters) a non-profit organization with pet sitter members across the country.
This organization provides
a well trained pet sitting professional for
Experts in the pet sitting industry are noticing that persons who provide “babysitting” services and or “house sitting” services but are unqualified to offer care for your pet are widely advertised across the Internet. A pet owner should check the credentials of this pet sitter to verify that they do have the necessary training to take care of your furry family member as well as being bonded and insured. Also, it is common knowledge in the pet care industry that utilizing a professional pet sitter is far superior to boarding.
Often when boarded, our pets hear unfamiliar noises around them including other pets in pain and the stress of not seeing their owners or family members creates measurable stress on the family pet. Pet sitters are particularly important when you need your pets cared for in your home in the event that illness or injury occurs and the pet owner is unable to provide daily care for the animals. Professional pet sitters have received training in regards to your pet’s well being to include emergency care.
According to research, pet
families are doing more to care for their pets. In the
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