Frequently Asked Questions answered by P.E.T.S. BY MJ in San Diego

 

What are the benefits of hiring a Pet Sitter vs. using a kennel/boarding facility?

For the Pets:

Benefits to your pets include:

  • Staying at home in his/her safe, secure environment
  • Being surrounded by familiar sights, smells and sounds
  • Following his/her regular diet and exercise routine
  • Having play time
  • Receiving love and personal attention
  • Maintaining medical treatment, when required
  • Having someone responsible in case of an emergency
  • Eliminating the trauma of travel or an unfamiliar environment
  • Helping to ensure good health (no exposure to other animals’ illness or parasites)

For the Pet Parent:

Benefits to you include:

  • Knowing that your pet is in caring, loving hands
  • Having the confidence that the pet sitter can deal with other issues – such as grooming, vet visits
  • Eliminating the trauma of having to transport and leave your pet
  • Not having to impose on family, friends or neighbors
  • Feeling your home is more secure (with someone going in and out several times a day)

What other services do you offer during a pet visit?

  • Turn on the lights in the evening and off in the morning.
  • Open and close curtains or blinds.
  • Pick up the newspapers and mail (if so, let him/her know where to put them).
  • Water the plants (if so, indicate where the plants are located, as well as how often and how much to water them).

What are the benefits of hiring a mid-day dog walker?

For the Pets:

Sleeping dogs at P.E.T.S. BY MJ in San DiegoBenefits to your pets include:

  • Daily exercise
  • Drain excess energy
  • Shed a few pounds
  • Having play time
  • Establish and maintain a routine
  • Socialization

For the Pet Parent:

Benefits to you include:

  • No need to rush home to walk your dog
  • Come rain or shine a dog walker is always there
  • No more guilty feeling leaving your dogs caged or indoors all day

And remember, when you hire a PROFESSIONAL pet sitter, they are certified in CPR and 1ST AID, have taken classes to learn what to do in case of emergencies (sick, injured, snake bites, dog altercations, etc). And they are licensed, insured, and bonded for your peace of mind and pet’s safety.

Contact us today for more information!