Frequently Asked Questions
- A: It all depends on your pets’ specific needs! If you are in need of someone to look after your pet while you go away, the Fairy Dog Mama provides live-in care. This means we stay at your house for the duration of your vacation. We will take care of your pets, but we can also do other tasks that your home may require, such as bringing mail, watering the garden, taking out garbage on garbage day, etc!For walks, simply pick your desired length (15 minutes, 30 minutes, or an hour). It can be a one-time thing, or a set schedule can be arranged so that someone will be there on specific days of the week, every week, unless otherwise stated! We’re simply here to make your & your pets lives easier!
A: We believe that it is best for your pet to stay in its own environment while you are away. This is especially important if a dog has behavioral issues, such as anxiety or aggression. It can make a tremendous difference in alleviating the stress of being away from you. Your pet has access to all its regular routines, toys, sleeping spots, etc. It also is much less scary for them to be left in their own house, as opposed to a foreign environment. It’s also beneficial for the humans involved, since you don’t have to worry about your home while you are away!
Q: I’m super worried! My dog has really bad aggression towards other dogs and sometimes people. How will you ensure everybody’s safety?A:Aggressive dogs are not a problem for the Fairy Dog Mama! Courtney has six years of experience working with dogs of all sorts of temperaments. In addition, several other fairies are qualified for aggressive dogs. If you have any concerns, we can do a trial day to make sure we are the right fit!
A: Absolutely! We can tend to all of the needs of the house. This includes (but not limited to) bringing in mail, taking garbage out on garbage day, watering plants, or picking things up from grocery store for your pet (i.e. dog food, cat litter, etc.). We
aim to exceed your expectations!
- A: It begins with a free preliminary meeting. Courtney, plus whoever may be staying at your house for the duration of your vacation, will come to your house for a house tour and dog introduction. Any questions, concerns, or specific needs will be
You may give the sitter a spare key if you have one at the meeting. After that, Courtney will send over some paperwork for you to fill out. It will ask you some simple questions about your home and pet. This will also be where you list important information, such as emergency contacts and your veterinarian.
Once that is complete, you’re set for your vacation. For payment, you may leave cash or Courtney will send an invoice at the end of the month, which you can pay with etransfer.
Please note that cheques are no longer accepted due to banking issues!”
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