- a local rescue organization for names of pet sitters;
- local veterinary school or vet tech program;
- post a query on Facebook or other social media;
- send an email to a list serve through your place of worship; and
- post an ad on care.com.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Care Support Teams: Include a Pet Sitter
Last week my mother entered the Emergency Room, and as is usually the case in her situation, she was admitted and has had a lengthy stay. Widowed, she lives alone with her two cats, one of which is diabetic and requires shots twice a day. My mother's emergency hospital stay unveiled a gap in our family's care support team....a quality pet sitter. We now have one, and I urge you to give this some advance thought if you or a loved one has a pet, especially one with special needs. What will happen to the pet in the event of an unexpected hospital stay? Here are a few tips on locating someone to join your team; contact: