Do you know the best places to find a pet sitter for your special needs dog or cat? With vacation season starting, anxious pet parents have been emailing me this question nearly every day. They know they need respite time away from the 24/7 demands of caring for a paralyzed pet, but they don’t know where to find a qualified caretaker.
Well, I want to reassure you that there are people in your community who can help. There are angels out there who want to care for a dog that can’t walk or potty on their own. You just need to know where to look.
After 18 months of caring for Sophie, I needed a break. I put out the word and a wonderful pet sitter (now friend) named Claire came into our life. That was 2010. I’ve written about Claire, who I call my “Practically Perfect Pet Sitter,” many times. Today Claire continues to take care of my dogs and cats like they were her own. Let me help you find the perfect caretaker for your pet. [Read more…]