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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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National Pet Week

National Pet Week is generally the first week in May. National Pet Week is time to celebrate the positive impact pets bring to people’s lives and that we bring to theirs. National Pet Week is also an opportunity to focus on responsible pet ownership. Pets bring and make a positive impact to our lives. They […]

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Pet Sitting in Elgin, IL

Shannon’s Pet Sitting is an award winning, compassionate & professional service that provides vacation & out of town pet care. Pet Sitting in Elgin, IL is provided by our specialized team of pet sitters includes 2 Certified Veterinary Assistants & a Veterinary Technician. We specialize in areas of pet sitting that include pets with behavioral […]

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Pet Sitting in Hoffman Estates, IL

Shannon’s Pet Sitting is an award winning, compassionate & professional service that provides vacation & out of town pet care. Pet Sitting in Hoffman Estates, IL is provided by our specialized team of pet sitters includes 2 Certified Veterinary Assistants & a Veterinary Technician. We specialize in areas of pet sitting that include pets with […]

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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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Facts & Fictions of Pet Care

Facts & Fictions of Pet Care It never fails to amaze me the stories I hear and the requests I personally get as a pet sitter – the  Facts & Fictions of Pet Care.  I’m really amazed at times by the way people in general view the pet care industry. With social media in its […]

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FREE Pet Sitting Consultation Guarantee!!

FREE Pet Sitting Consultation Guarantee!! Did you know that most pet sitting companies with multiple pet sitters DO NOT have you meet their pet sitters at the consultation? You usually just meet the owner of the company. You do not meet or know who your pet sitter will be until after you sign the contract […]

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Think before submitting that FREE pet sitter inquiry request!

  When pet owners submit FREE inquires to websites like PetSitting.com to find a pet sitter – the pet sitter pays for that lead!! Please try to take into consideration if you are positive you REALLY NEED a pet sitter & if you are willing to pay for a professional pet sitter before inquiring. Because […]

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This Pet Sitter got stuck in the snow!

Last night was honestly one of the scariest I’ve had in my 15+ years of pet sitting! Chicago has been getting pounded by snow since December. People are not keeping up with their driveways & walkways! I went on a consultation to meet a new client in Barrington, IL last night. Our appointment was at […]

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Pet “Doggy” Doors & Pet Sitters Liability

I have a couple of client who’s dogs have access to a Pet “Doggy” door leading outside to an enclosed area in case they need to eliminate.  I have had a client’s dog meet me in the driveway as I pulled in after somehow escaping the enclosed area. Thankfully they didn’t run off  and were […]

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Changing a Pet Sitter’s Routine Effects Pets

One of the key things about being a pet sitter is the clients pets become like your own. You form a bond and relationship with them as you get to know each other. I always have people telling me what a fun job pet sitting sounds like. How easy I must have it as a […]

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Frequently Asked Questions of Shannon’s Pet Sitting

These “Frequently Asked Questions” about my pet sitting services should answer most of your questions.  If your question isn’t answered here, I can be contacted via phone or email & will be happy to answer it for you.    What type of pets do you care for? I care for most domestic pets. My clients are primarily […]

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