Category: Pet sitters

How to Choose the Perfect Pet Sitter: Essential Questions to Ask

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Leaving your beloved pet in someone else’s care can be nerve-wracking. How can you be sure you’re choosing the right person to look after your furry friend? Here at Hill Country Pet Sitters, we understand your concerns. In this post, we will discuss essential questions to ask when choosing the perfect pet sitter, ensuring you… Read more »

The Importance of a Pet Sitter

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If you’re heading away for the weekend or for several weeks, you may be wondering what to do with your four-legged friend. Many people just have one of their friends or family members stop by for a few minutes to check on their pets. But this isn’t sufficient. Hiring a pet sitter can help your… Read more »

How to Prevent Loneliness in Your Pets

Beagle dog lying on carpet in cozy home

Animals experience loneliness just as humans do. And just like in the case of loneliness in humans, pets can develop some troubling physical symptoms in addition to general psychological melancholy. Detecting pet loneliness can be difficult, as it’s easily confused with typical pet tantrums. The key difference between a normal spat of poor behavior and… Read more »

Pet Sitting vs. Pet Boarding

Pet Sitting vs. Pet Boarding

Whether you are going on a business trip for a few days or taking a vacation for two weeks, your mind is never far from your furry friend. But the burning question that plagues most pet owners is whether to leave their pet with a sitter or send them to a boarding facility. Pet Sitting… Read more »

Should I Send My Dog to Doggy Day Care?

Should I Send My Dog to Doggy Day Care?

Doggy Day Care centers have been lauded as the be-all and end-all for behavioral problems. From destruction of property to mild separation anxiety, many people use doggy day care as a way to “fix” bad behavior. However, no one knows your dog better than you do. While some pets find day care beneficial, others can… Read more »

Being A Responsible Pet Owner

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month, which means it is a great time to check in on your pet’s overall wellbeing and make sure that you are doing the best by them. There are a few different ways to be a great per owner. Check out these tips to be the best pet parent possible:… Read more »