This article will discuss some of the different options for pet care available to you, how you can go about choosing the right options for you, and some of the best pet boarding in Windermere.
Many times, when people are planning to go out of town, they are unsure as to what options they have for pet care. Many people rely on friends, relatives, or neighbors to help out when they have to be away, but some have found that this is not always the best option for them. Some feel that they do not want to bother their friends and put a strain on the relationship. These people may be at a loss as to what to do. Sometimes, clients tell us that, before they found out about our pet sitting services, they would never go out of town because they just could not leave their pet.
Pet Care Options in Windermere
There are many pet care options available to pet parents in the Windermere area. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Pet Sitting in Windermere
One of the options many people use when they go out of town is pet sitting.
How do you decide if pet sitting is a good option for you? Consider a few questions you can ask yourself:
Does my pet prefer to stay at home?
Pet sitting is an excellent option for pets who prefer to stay at home. Many pets are shy by nature and all pets are creatures of habit. Therefore, for a lot of pets, staying at home is a preferred choice. They enjoy the comfort and security of being in their home environment and of keeping up with their favorite daily routines. Cats, especially, typically hate to leave home and do very well with daily visits for feeding, love, and attention.
Do I have time to plan pick-up and drop-off at a boarding facility?
If your schedule is tight and you do not want to add drop-off and pick-up times to your already busy schedule, pet sitting is also a good option because all you have to do is schedule the visits (once you have registered with a company), and your pet sitting can begin. No need to pack supplies and transport your pet. If you do prefer to have your pet boarded but do not have time for pick-up and drop-off, contact us for more information on our pet taxi services.
Do I have someone to check on my house, pick up mail, newspaper, etc?
If you do not already have someone who can come over and do those things for you, pet sitting may be a good option for you. In addition to caring for your pet, a pet sitting service will pick up mail, rotate lights, open and close blinds, and give the house an appearance of being occupied while you are away. Having someone come daily or even several times per day can be a crime deterrent.
Pet Boarding in Windermere
Another option for pet care in the Windermere area is pet boarding. How do you decide if pet boarding is a good option for you and your pet? Consider some questions you can ask yourself:
Does my dog come to the boarding facility for daycare on a consistent basis?
If your dog is used to coming to the boarding facility for daycare on a consistent basis, using pet boarding is very likely a great option for your dog. He is already familiar with the environment and associates it with playtime and fun. He knows that, once he is dropped off there, he will be picked up again, so it is not traumatic for him. It gets to be his vacation while you are on vacation.
Does my pet need veterinary care while I am away?
While a lot of pet sitting companies and boarding facilities can and do administer medications with client instruction while clients are away, sometimes it is best to board your pet under the supervision of a vet, at a veterinary clinic boarding facility.
Best Pet Boarding Places in Windermere
As a pet sitting service in the Windermere area, we know that we, unfortunately, cannot be a fit for everyone. However, our ultimate goal is to help all pet parents, be it through our services, or by helping with the process of finding the perfect place to care for their pets.
With that in mind, we have done a Google search and compiled a list of pet boarding places in the Windermere area. The Google ratings are as of the writing of this article.
Pawsh Pet Resort and Spa
(I have personally taken client’s pets here as part of our pet taxi service and can testify that the staff was always very friendly and the dogs were always very happy to go there for doggie daycare)
300 Countyline Ct, Oakland, FL 34787
They have a 4.8 Star rating on Google
Best Friends Pet Care
2510 Bonnet Creek Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
They have a 4.3 Star rating on Google
Paws and Play
11790 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL 34761
They have a 4.5 Star rating on Google
Fur and Feathers Pet Resort
1230 Winter Garden Vineland Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787
They have a 3.9 Star rating on Google
Best Vet Boarding Places in Windermere
If you have a pet that is ill and needs medical supervision by a vet, boarding at a vet clinic is probably your best option. Here is a list of vet clinic boarding places in the Windermere area:
Luv-n-Care Animal Hospital of Windermere
8940 Conroy Windermere Rd, Orlando, FL 32835
They have a 5 Star rating on Google
Windermere Vet Services
Lake Burden Shops, 7315 Winter Garden Vineland Rd #109, Windermere, FL 34786
They have a 4.8 Star rating on Google
Windermere Animal Clinic
1909 Maguire Rd, Windermere, FL 34786
They have a 4.7 Star rating on Google
How Can We Help You?
Do you have questions about the difference between pet sitting and pet boarding? Want to learn more about the pet sitting services we offer and get a tailor-made service for your pet? Contact us now! We would love to help!
Whom do you rely on for pet care when you go out of town?