Vacation Pet Care Options

vacation pet care optionsVacation Planning is in full swing and you’re probably trying to decide what to do with Marley and Milo.  You have quite a few pet care options and you might think this decision is just as daunting as planning the actual vacation.  As your trusted pet sitter here in Fort Lauderdale, Florida we’re here to help you make the best educated decision. Some of your pet care options might include: having a friend or neighbor kids come in and sit for you, boarding at a doggie day care type facility, boarding at your local veterinary clinic or hiring a professional pet sitter.

Here are a few pet care options:

Friend or Neighbor Pros: You already know them and have developed a sense of trust with them.   Your pet might be familiar with them and they may already know some of your pet’s patterns and habits.  This makes them a viable option as you want your pet with someone that you are both familiar with.  This option also might make sense financially.

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Private Cage Free Dog Boarding Versus Kennels

Private cage free dog boarding versus kennels….which is right for your pet?

private cage free dog boarding versus kennels fort lauderdale  When you’re traveling and are unable to bring your dog with you wouldn’t you like to know that your dog is in a healthy, comfortable and friendly environment? Paying someone to watch your beloved pet should put your mind at ease, knowing that the pet is being well taken care of. What are the benefits of private cage free dog boarding versus kennels for your dog?

Kennels come with a harsh reputation. Steel and concrete surround the facility, a look that makes the animal shelter in Homeward Bound come to mind with the concrete floors and walls, small kennels and angry workers that put the pets into dirty caged areas. Although kennels are not always as bad as a movie can make them out to be, nor are the workers always so angry, they aren’t always an ideal place to put your dog while you’re enjoying a vacation. Kennels tend to be very busy with multiple dogs, leaving very little time for the staff to play with the dogs and give them the attention that you’re paying for. They also tend to be unclean environments full of contagious diseases and improper diets. The other side of the private cage free dog boarding versus kennels debate is….

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