Fetch Pet Care service brings sitters to your own home

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A latest pet care service in Katy has opened simply in time for touring pet homeowners to search out in-home look after their furry, scaly or feathery mates.

Fetch Pet Care, America’s largest franchised supplier of skilled canine strolling and in-home pet sitting companies opened its enterprise to Katy residents in early November. The companies embrace pet check-ins, personal canine strolling, pet sitting, in a single day care and pet transportation, stated Fetch proprietor William Melendy.

All caregivers should bear a radical background test previous to employment, he famous. Melendy hand-picks and trains every canine walker and pet sitter on his workforce. Every pet care supplier is bonded, insured and has specialised expertise in caring for canine, cats, birds and different small caged animals, stated Beth Richman, media relations consultant for Fetch.

To ascertain a relationship between the Fetch workforce member and the possible consumer, Melendy affords free consultations.

Purchasers may also have entry to the corporate’s cellular app for scheduling and speaking with workforce members. The app contains options reminiscent of GPS monitoring to allow shoppers to find their animal throughout a stroll and a journal for the sitter’s notes, pictures and extra, Richman stated.

Caregivers are fastidiously educated on a lot of points, however Melendy is very happy with the “fear-free licensed” coaching his workers obtain. “They’ll work with pets which can be notably shy or nervous, which is certainly one of the most important considerations for pet homeowners,” Melendy defined.

With pet sitting, caregivers practice and socialize the pet whereas homeowners are at work.

Pet sitting companies embrace a sitter stopping by to offer pets meals, water and a focus. Sitters will give day by day updates together with pictures and movies. Daytime or nighttime choices can be found. “It’s particularly good for these people who are touring on enterprise regularly or throughout the holidays, at once, when individuals are out visiting household or are on trip,” Melendy stated.

The pet sitting companies additionally provide de facto house sitting advantages, Melendy added. “If we’re doing any sort of in-home service, we additionally will choose up your mail. Any packages which can be at your entrance door, will care for these as nicely. We’ll activate and off lights to make it seem that you simply’re house,” he stated. “So that you get house sitting concurrently nicely.”

Canine strolling service choices embrace one-time or recurring walks for 30, 45 or 60 minutes.

“I knew I desired to work instantly with folks and likewise probably with pets, so I started researching franchise alternatives that may be a match,” Melendy stated. “I realized about Fetch and shortly realized it was a match.”

For a free session with a member of the Fetch Katy workforce, name 713-571-2398 or e mail katy@fetchpetcare.com.

“As a longtime pet proprietor, I can perceive the significance of discovering a trusted pet care supplier and am wanting ahead to serving residents in Katy and different communities west of Houston,” Melendy stated.

claire.goodman@chron.com