Peace of Mind While You’re Away


By Tricia Roberts

One of the most challenging aspects of being a pet owner is making sure your furry family member is in good hands when you travel. It’s important to find someone trustworthy, dependable and who has a heart for animals. After years of searching, I’ve finally found a perfect fit for our pets when we’re away.

House and Hound Care offers pet sitting and dog walking services in Palm Beach, Broward and St. Lucie counties. They are a licensed, insured, and bonded pet care company, and all pet sitters on staff are passionate about animals and have a clean background.

They offer several services including daily dog walks, pet sitting in your own home, pet sitting in a pet sitter’s home, pet transportation and overnight pet sitting. Each visit and overnight stay is tracked by GPS, so you know your home and animals are safe and taken care of. Additionally, they communicate after each visit and send details of the visit and pictures of your pet or pets.

So how does it work? The first step is to contact House and Hound Care through the website You can also reach out by calling (561)801-8559 or by emailing From their website, you can create an account and register as a client. Once you are registered, a complimentary meet-and-greet visit will be scheduled where you and your pet can meet your local pet sitter.

After you have met your local sitter, scheduling and communicating with House and Hound Care is easy through the Time to Pet app. Any messages you send in the app will be seen by your pet sitter and the House and Hound Care office. The app is also where you’ll receive pictures and notes from your pet sitter and where you can enter details about your pets such as a profile picture, vet information and any special needs they may have. After you return from your vacation and have completed your scheduled visits, the app is where you can find and pay invoices.

A professional and reliable company who only hires the best pet sitters, frequently communicates and watches your pets in your own home, and handles everything from scheduling to payment in one easy-to-use and convenient app? Sounds too good to be true. But it’s not.

If you have more questions, their website has a plethora of information. There you can find a complete list of services and prices as well as a list of areas they cover. You can also see all of their trusted and background-checked pet sitters, read testimonials and find out how the company was started.