What is A Professional Pet Sitter?

A professional pet sitter provides for your pets needs when you can’t be there. The needs may be as simple as a noon day walk while you are at work, or as comprehensive as total care for your pets and your home while you are out of town. Because the pet sitter works in your home, your animals are able to remain in their environment with as little disruption to their routine. The sitter will feed, exercise, play with and clean up after your pets, and can also administer medications if needed. Lake Minnetonka Pet Sitters are educated and experienced in caring for a variety of pets; we are also bonded and insured.

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Why Should I Use A Pet Sitter?

Your pets benefit from remaining in their normal environment with a routine similar to what they are used to. They do not need to travel or stay in an unfamiliar place. For the owner we provide peace of mind knowing that your pets and home are well cared for without placing undue burdens on family, neighbors and friends.

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Are You Licensed?

The pet sitting industry is self regulated, so there is no way of being licensed like a contractor or cosmetologist would be. Lake Minnetonka Pet Sitters is insured, bonded and also a member of Professional Pet Sitters of Minnesota, National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters International.

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How Much Does The Service Cost?

Cost varies depending on the time needed to care for the pets and proximity to our service area. Call us for more information or to set up a free consultation at your home.

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What Locations Do You Service?

We serve the Minnesota cities of Deephaven, Excelsior, Long Lake, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, Navarre, Orono, Saint Boni, Shorewood, Spring Park, Tonka Bay and Wayzata, as well as portions of Chanhassen, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Maple Plain, Minnetonka and Victoria. If we do not provide service to your area, we can refer you to someone who does.

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Do You Offer Overnight Stays?

We no longer offer overnight care for your pets.

www.petsittersmn.org to find others that may offer this service.

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What About Other Home Services?

As a part of our service we bring in the mail and newspaper daily. We also water your indoor/outdoor plants as needed and can put the garbage out for pickup. This provides a lived-in look for your home.

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Sometimes My Pets Go With Me. Can You Care For My Home When My Pets Are Not There?

We provide house checks for homes while you are and your pets are away. If your pet accompanies you on a vacation or stays in a boarding kennel, we can still come in to care for plants, bring in the mail, feed the fish and check on the security of the home.

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