Hachikō, known in Japanese as chūken Hachikō, was an Akita dog born on a farm near the city of Ōdate, Akita Prefecture, remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, even many years after his owner’s death
While traveling can be fun and rewarding, it can leave you with a dilemma that is to either look someone to tend for your dogs while you are away or leave the dog in the local kennel. However, leaving your best friend to someone you can be uncomfortable and worrisome as well as leaving your dog in a cage as this proves to be a scary experience for the dogs and guilty for your part.
If you cannot decide which among the two or if you don’t find the two choices favorable, then you can opt for another route. You can opt to have your dogs stay in home dog boarding. This allows dog owners including you to find a trusted, dependable and insured dog sitter around your area.
Choosing this alternative means no more kennels and cages that can make you uncomfortable. This also means no guilt feeling for you knowing your “best friend” is in good and expert hands. In return, you get to enjoy your vacation fully with peace of mind.
Not only your dog is in the care of expert hands, you will also enjoy the following:
Your dog gets sufficient attention by an expert
Dog lovers sympathize with their fellow dog lovers that is why you are rest assured that your dog is well taken care of. This is because the dog sitter would definitely treat your dog as if it was his own making a smoother transition for your pet. Being leashed or even put into cage can make your dog uncomfortable and raises their stress levels. You don’t want to go home with an anxious dog, do you? Boarding your dog a warm home provides that welcoming environment like that of your home.
Your dogs socialize and get a workout
If you opt to have your dog in a kennel, oftentimes, dogs come back from the kennel anxiously and with too much energy since they are only given few hours to play. If your dogs are boarded in a home, they get to roam around freely. Dog sitters also take dogs for daily hikes in the park or in different places.
If you are the type who just cannot leave their dogs at home or who are uneasy leaving their pets with someone else, then home boarding may be your best option. This is just like hitting two birds with one stone. You enjoy your vacation while your dog meets new friends and go through differentexperience.