The holidays are very busy for everyone, and for pet sitting companies, it’s the busiest time of year! So, if your holiday plans involve travel outside of the Washington DC area, and you are unable to take your pet, make pet sitting plans early so your pets are taken care of while you are away. While there are many pet sitting companies located in the Washington DC area, reservations fill up fast. Pet sitting is a great idea for many reasons: generally your pet feels more comfortable in their own home, the convenience of not having to drop-off and pick-up at a separate location and during specific hours and your pet receives individual attention and care as well as the ability to remain on their regular schedule. Consider this checklist when hiring a pet sitting company:
Give your pet the best present this year—being home for the holidays!
Becky O’Neil is a pet expert and owner of Becky’s Pet Care, a professional dog walking and pet sitting company in Alexandria, Northern Virginia.