Pets Stay Home
Sitting Plus is
a premium pet sitting and dog training service in Winnipeg, MB. Locally owned and
operated since 2004, we are a full-time business dedicated to pets. Our goal is to help
pets stay in their own home. We provide Home
Checks and in-your-home pet visits for those times you need to be away or
when additional pet care assistance is needed. We provide short and
long-term pet care, mid-day breaks, dog walking, new puppy support, plus help
with behavioral issues and obedience training. Care is provided for cats, dogs, birds and other pets.
You will be surprised how easy and
convenient it will be to have in-home care for your pets, and how relaxed your
pets will be. Our 21-Point Checklist ensures that your home is secure, and your
pets are safe and comfortable.
And our always-ready service is ideal for the frequent
business traveler who needs service on short notice.
For everyone's peace of mind, all services are contractually arranged. Credit cards are
accepted through PayPal.
The 2008 edition of Pet Sitters International's Pet Owner's WORLD
is brought to you by your friends here at Pets Stay
Home. Click on the image at the right to view the current edition.
"Thanks for looking after
things. We don't worry about home at all when you're in charge." JB,
client of Kitty Visits Read
Jan '13 - Professional
Development - Karin and Mick
attended the three-day Karen Pryor Clicker Expo in San Francisco, CA. Mick is enrolled
in the Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner program with dogs as
the primary species that he is working with, and cats are the secondary
Apr '13, Oct '12, Apr '12, Feb '12, Nov '11, July
'11 - Professional
Development - Karin completed
280 hours of Tellington TTouch®for Companion Animal's workshops. Trainings were at the Best
Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah, the Calgary Humane
Society and the Bloomington
Obedience Center in Bloomington, MN. Ttouch is
complementary to the science-based techniques and positive reinforcement training methods
which we also use in all cases. TTouch work at all
the training sessions included work on dogs, cats and rabbits.
Oct '11 - Professional
Development - Karin and Mick attended the
Association of Pet Dog Trainer's (APDT) Educational Conference in San Diego,
CA. There was a full day symposium on
impulse control and the other days were packed with educational sessions
such as defensive handling skills, nutrition, impulsivity. Karen Pryor was
the keynote speaker. We attended a half-day workshop on getting set up for K9 Nosework.
From the trade show we came away
with new harnesses, dog treats, clickers purchased in bulk, Kongs and
Oct '10 - Professional
Development - We attended the
Association of Pet Dog Trainer's (APDT) Conference in Atlanta, Ga. We
attended a Feisty Fidos workshop (leash-reactive dogs), a seminar on the
challenges that adolescent dogs may present, one about the myths about dog training, another on K9
Nose Work, and more. See the
Facebook page for more news.
Nov 3, '07
- Pets Stay Home in the news: Featured in the Winnipeg Free Press, Pet Crossing.
We were interviewed for this article on what you should look for when
considering hiring a pet sitter. To read the article Winnipeg Free Press article.
(PSI), International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants
(Associate Certified - clinical membership),
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), Canadian Association of
Professional Pet Dog Trainers (CAPPDT), and a number of other pet-related professional
organizations. We participate in their educational programs.
was first accredited with Pet Sitters International in 2005. In 2009 she
completed the ACU's and are now accredited for another three
years. To see what accreditation includes:
We have established a high
level of trust with our clients and within the community. We give back to
the care of pets by donating a portion of our income to pet shelters.
To help strengthen the human-animal bond and therefore, help pets stay with
- Each pet is unique and will be treated with care and special attention.
- In order to provide the best of care we are committed to continuous
improvement through education and training.
- We are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about pet care and training, and are able to share
this enthusiasm with our clients and with the community.
The name Pets
Stay Home - Pet Sitting Plus
is a registered name under the Manitoba Business Names Registration Act.