Find a Pet Sitter in Las Vegas, NV
Why a pet sitter? Where can I find pet sitter in the Las Vegas area?
With Summer in full swing many of us are planning vacations. Some vacations are not pet friendly. What is the best and least stressful means of taking care of your pets while you are away from them? There are many options for caring for your pets, but pet sitters are becoming more popular and the personal choice of many pet parents. We have provided information below to find a pet sitter in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV.
The professional pet-sitting industry is growing rapidly with numbers over 25,000 pet sitters being reported because many pet owners feel that there are advantages to using pet sitters, rather than traditional pet care options. Reasons people use pet sitters include.
- Possible reduced stress on pets because pets are cared for in their own homes,
- No travel trauma” to pets because they do not need to be transported anywhere,
- Exposure to illnesses and parasites of other animals is minimized,
- Required vaccinations are often less restrictive than those necessary at a kennel,
- Pets stay on their regular routines and do not need to adapt to a new environment,
- Not having to deal with neighbors, friends or family members feeling that they are inconvenienced,
- Convenience for pets with health problems and mobility issues due to arthritis, dysplasia, incontinence, etc.
Pet sitters offer an array of services and will customize their services to meet your specific needs. While on vacation you may contract to have 3 visits a day for a duration of 20 minutes each visit. They can walk, feed, administer medication, play with your pets and may include minor cleaning, watering or picking up the mail. Be very specific with your care instructions. If your pet is on medication make sure your pet sitter is comfortable with administering the medication. Most pet sitters bill clients on a per-visit or per-day basis, including additional charges for multiple pets, travel expenses, and special tasks. Pet sitter fees vary so be sure to ask a lot of questions on what their fee includes and how much time will be spent with your pets.
A pet sitter may offer overnight stays where they will watch your pets and your home. Other services they may offer include: grooming, daily walks and a pooper scooper service. Some pet sitters are certified and members of professional organizations and the majority of them are insured, licensed and bonded. Pet sitters may offer a meet and greet with your pet which is a good idea if your animal has any stress issues or if you are leaving for an extended period of time and they are not familiar with the sitter you hire.
If you are looking to find a pet sitter in Henderson or Las Vegas we would suggest contacting Ashley Tindle owner of Purrfectly Pawsome Pet Sitting. You can visit her online at https://www.facebook.com/PurrPawPetSitting. Ashley has years of experience, a kind heart and a passion for caring for animals. She is very responsive and her rates are competitive.
For most of us our pets are family. Do your research, ask for references and insurance information before hiring a pet sitter. Be very specific in your instructions and the details on caring for your pets. Make sure fees are discussed upfront and what the fee includes. In closing pets are more comfortable and less stressed in their own home and a pet sitter may be the perfect solution for you and your pets.
The Sales Team