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What to Do With Your Pets When You Go on Holiday?

What to Do With Your Pets When You Go on Holiday?

Pets are like children to most people. When you’re planning a vacation, we know you’re worried about what to do about your pet cat or dog. It’s a tough, but very crucial decision, so here are some tips to help you understand what to do.

Pet sitting

You can hire a professional pet sitter to take care of your little furry companion at your home. Pet sitting is very convenient and hassle-free. Your pet won’t have t adjust itself to another environment, there’s less risk of catching diseases or infections, and they’re provided with individual and undivided attention.

Pet Boarding

Sending your pet to a pet boarding facility is also a good option. There are a number of professional facilities that take great care of your pet. Your pet can enjoy their time socializing if they’re the social type. The two downsides to pet boarding are that your pet may not get along with other pets, and your pet may catch an allergy, infection, or a disease from the other pets.

Asking a friend/relative/neighbor

Requesting a close friend/neighbor or a relative can be a very cost-effective and reliable option. Even your pet may be familiar with them and won’t have to adjust to someone new. The downside to this is that your trusted close ones might not be professionally trained to take care of a pet.

Taking them along with you

Traveling with pets is becoming easier with time. There are multiple hotels and vacation homes which are pet-friendly now. Depending on what kind of a trip you’re going on, you can take your cat/dog with you. If it’s an outdoor adventure-type vacation that includes hiking and camping, your pet, especially if it’s a dog, will love it. Make sure you are prepared for it though, as taking pets along with you on vacation isn’t easy.

dog and ownerThese are some of the most convenient and effective options for you to choose from when you’re traveling. If you’re in Lakeland, Happy Critters Pet Walking provides pet sitting services in the area. We are extremely professional in our work and offer pet sitting, pet overnight stays, dog walking, and pet pickup and dropoff services. Contact us now to avail our services.