Category Archives: Guest Blog

Important Safety Measures For Cat Collars and Tags

It is important to be committed to the safety and security of our beloved felines. One way to complete this task it’s using GPS tracking collars. With this in mind, below you will find some helpful tips and other information about safety measures for your cat when it comes to their collars and identification tags.

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6 Reasons A Professional Pet Sitter Is Better Than Friends Or Family

6 Reasons A Professional Pet Sitter Is Better Than Friends Or Family So you’re thinking about going on vacation or have a business trip coming up and you’re sure that one of your friends or family members can watch your precious pet during your absence. But is this really the best choice for you and […]

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The Difference Pet Sitting Verses Dog Walking

The Difference Pet Sitting Verses Dog Walking Pet owners often confuse “Dog walking” or “Daily Dog Walking” with Pet Sitting. As an owner of a “Pet Sitting ” business that specializes I can understand why. It’s confused because so many “Pet Sitting” services have flooded the market since the early 2000’s that offer both & […]

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Pet Sitter Insurance

Pet Sitter Insurance Pet Sitter Insurance is matter many (Pet Sitters & Pet Owners) take too lightly and really do not completely understand. After over 18 years pet sitting & over 10 year in the insurance industry I was able to get a very good perspective of exactly what is proper “Pet Sitter Insurance” coverage […]

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First Dog Flu…Now Cat Flu?

Dog Flu…Now Cat Flu So I get an email from a pet sitting client wanting to book dates to care for her cat. In her next sentence she asks me about the cat flu. I was like “Dog Flu…Now Cat Flu?” I had no clue what she was talking about. She told me it was […]

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2015 Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Best of the Best!

2015 Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Best of the Best! Because of your votes earlier this year Shannon’s Pet Sitting has qualified for the 2nd round in 2015 Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Best of the Best! VOTING FOR ROUND 2 IS NOW OPEN! Readers’ Choice Voting for Round II – Best of the Best is live! […]

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Pet Sitting & Pet Care Palatine, IL

CONTACT US TODAY TO BOOK YOUR COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION! (847) 987-4322 OR EMAIL: shannonspetsitting@gmail.com Pet Sitting & Pet Care Palatine, IL provided by Shannon’s Pet Sitting is your priceless peace of mind that your fur babies are in the best hands possible while you are away! Our credentials, reviews & awards are just a few of […]

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Time To Choose A Professional Pet Sitter!

Time To Choose A Professional Pet Sitter! Time To Choose A Professional Pet Sitter! We changed our cover pic today on Facebook & Google+ in support of the event/movement “Time to Choose Professional Pet Sitting.” “A one day event to promote the use of Professional Pet Sitters and the benefits. On February 23, 2015 ASKING ALL […]

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Pet Sitter Being Breed Knowledgeable

Pet Sitter being Breed Knowledgeable Your Pet Sitter being “Breed Knowledgeable” can save your pets life & ensure its proper care. When Veterinary Technicians & Veterinary Assistants go to school they have have to study the different breeds of dogs & cats. Not many pet sitting companies have Veterinary Technicians & Veterinary Assistants on their […]

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Home Security Systems & Pet Sitters

As a pet sitting service we see a lot of different alarm systems & service in clients homes. A home security system has its benefits but it also has it downsides. Home Security Systems & Pet Sitters don’t always mix! It all depends on the system, the pet sitter & the home owner. You either […]

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What’s the Cost of Pet Sitting In Chicago’s Suburbs?

Cost of Pet Sitting In Chicago’s Suburbs Cost of Pet Sitting in Chicago’s NW suburbs varies depending on the service provider. Services determine their prices based on many different factors and not all of them are the same. The pricing and company can make a difference in you and your pets’ pet sitting service. The following […]

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Why I am NOT a member of PSI or Napps

I’ve had quite a few people ask me over the years if I am a member of PSI (Pet Sitters International) or NAPPS (National Association of Professional Pet Sitters) and I’m NOT.  It can be explained in two ways – to a Pet Owner & then also a fellow Pet Sitter. An Association to me […]

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