We know it’s hard to see your favorite dog walker or pet sitter leave.
When a team member lets us know they’ll be leaving, we’re sad. At the same time, we’re excited about their next adventure and glad that we were able to spend time with them. You and your pets are special–we remember all the sloppy kisses, head bunts and paw shakes and they stamp a forever impression on our hearts.
After almost 20 years working with amazing pet sitters and dog walkers, here’s what we’ve found.
Our petsitter and walkers:
- Have the biggest hearts, so they’re often the first to offer to take care of family and friends – even when it means upending their own lives.
- Are adventurous and open to traveling across the globe to explore and try out new opportunities.
- Love learning. We’ve said good bye to new and returning students going off to study nursing, education, computer programming and more. We’ve had multiple PhDs on board over the years!
- Are filled with the entrepreneurial spirit. Spanning such wide-ranging areas as accounting, photography, writing and painting, our team is quite talented and we’re always so happy when others realize this too!
Our walkers and pet sitters also have families of the two- and four-legged variety. Sometimes they choose to focus on their home life; and sometimes, life just happens and a member of our team needs to take a step back and recharge.
Whether a team member departs after 10 months or 10 years, we miss them greatly and we know that they take away wonderful and life-long memories of their time with your pet. You can trust that your new pet sitter or dog walker has been thoroughly vetted, extensively interviewed and trained before they’re allowed to come into your home. And no matter which team member is taking care of your pet, we’ll always try to love them just like you do!
P.S. If you’re happy with your walker or your petsitter, please let them and us know. And if things aren’t going just right, we want to hear about that too.