CHICAGO, IL- November 27, 2012 - As much as pet owners may want to take their furry or feathered friends with them wherever they go over the holidays, sometimes pets cannot come with. Finding a trustworthy kennel or pet care service becomes essential. The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) has created a checklist to help pet owners choose a safe and reliable home-away-from-home for their pets.
Consumers have become much more proactive in researching boarding facilities for their pets. The BBB had had an increase of 66 percent in the number of people seeking information; 3,780 inquiries for this 12 month period compared to 2,274 for the previous 12 months.
pets are viewed as family members. Having to leave them at home adds more
stress during the holidays,” said Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of the
Better Business Bureau serving
When looking for a reliable kennel, the BBB recommends the following checklist:
For more advice on finding reputable businesses around the holidays, visit www.bbb.org
As a private, non-profit organization, the purpose of the Better Business Bureau is to promote an ethical marketplace. BBBs help resolve buyer/seller complaints by means of conciliation, mediation and arbitration. BBBs also review advertising claims, online business practices and charitable organizations. BBBs develop and issue reviews on businesses and nonprofit organizations and encourage people to check out a company or charity before making a purchase or donation.