Benefits of In-Home Pet Sitting

Benefits of In-Home Pet Sitting Services

There are numerous benefits to using a professional pet sitter.  Each day you are away, Critter Sitters will visit your home to feed, care for, play with and provide customized routines set forth by you for your home and pets, including dog walks and pet sitting. Our dog walkers service all of Lexington.

​More than 63% of all households in the U.S. have some kind of pet.  There are an estimated 169 million cats and dogs alone, not to mention other types of pets.  According to the American Humane Society, these pets are happiest when they're at home, surrounded by familiar sights, sounds and smells. 

Our Sitters are insured, bonded, undergo criminal background checks and are employees, not independent contractors. Each sitter (at 90 days of employment) complete a Pet CPR and First Aid Certification and complete a 1-month training program.  Every Sitter is GPS tracked, signs a confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement and provides proof of service delivery with onsite Daily Visit Notes, and email and texts check-ins at the completion of each visit. 

As a company, we provide all the legal documentation needed to enter your home, provide care, and sign legal binding Service Agreements and Vet Release forms, including a confidentiality agreement.  We take responsibility for our Clients homes and pets while in our care, and we provide our Client's with a copy of such agreements during our consultation, which takes place prior to the 1st visit.  During our consultations, our Clients setup a specified routine, schedule and plan of care that we guarantee within 1-hour service windows.  We never cancel services due to weather elements, and we are open 365 days a year.  Our services provide Peace of Mind and help our Clients to be at ease, and save time and energy in their own schedules.  Our Client pets have the privilege of a customized routine that fits their specified needs, maintaining each pets feeding, exercise and medical routines along with individual love and attention.​

According to experts:

Pets prefer A familiar, stress free environment Their regular diet, exercise and schedule Personal attention

Parents prefer Customized routines and schedules based on their pets individual needs Not imposing on friends or neighbors Convenience of not having o transport the pet Minimized exposure of pet to illness and stress  

Additional services, safety and crime deterrence 


Critter Sitters is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and abides by NAPPS' code of conduct and guidelines.