When I first started Dances with Dogs 16 years ago my husband looked at me and said, “no one is ever going to give you the keys to their home.” Thankfully he was wrong, but I took his words seriously and have made our clients’ home security a top priority. We strive to keep your home safe, along with your pets, when entrusted to our care.
So, what do Dances with Dogs do to help keep your home safe?
We never advertise our pet sitting services on our vehicles or clothing while at your home. Why do we do this? Because we feel that this type of advertising attracts unwanted attention to your home, announcing that you are away.
We take having the keys to your home very seriously. Keys are never tagged with your name or address. Keys are locked securely away when not in use. There is always a backup key locked up in our office in case of an emergency. Keys are never returned by leaving them under doormats or planters, they are only returned in person. We will not leave your keys in your home on the last visit and lock the door when we leave. What happens if you are delayed and we need to make an additional visit?
Alarm codes are stored on our secure online scheduling system. We ask that you now write them down and leave them in your home.
Home and Pet Information
All information you provide to us about your home and pets is also stored on our secure online scheduling system.
So next time you travel you can be assured that Dances with Dogs takes your home security seriously and know that your home and keys are well taken care of as well as your pets of course.
If you have questions and would like more information give us a call at 786-299-1552
You have pointed out some valid points exceptionally well. As a pet owner, I believe that professional pet sitters are serious about their job and they are serious about taking excellent care of your pet and your home. They are bonded, insured, and trained in emergency first aid & Pet CPR. Many professionals have completed continuing education and received certifications to ensure your home and your beloved pet is well taken care of. Thanks for sharing!