Hi. My name is Chad Jacobson, and I would like to introduce myself, as well as my wife, Roxy, and our son, Cejay. We live in Fargo and consider ourselves to be an average American family, with an above average love for animals, and we are hoping to share some of that passion with other pet owners.
I opened for business February 1 of 2008, and have been growing steadily ever since. I have been trained in Pet First Aid by the American Red Cross, and the company is fully bonded and insured to cover your pet and home if the need should ever arise.
After spending 25 years in the construction industry, with the final 22 years of that being employed by a single local company, I decided it was time for me to make a change . While my time in construction was a prosperous and rewarding experience for me, my heart has led me to act on my life long dream and desire to work with pets. I intend to bring that same long time commitment, and the desire to succeed, to Pioneer Pet Services.
Working in the pet service industry has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, but it was not until the summer of 2006 that I really became serious about starting a company of my own. I was originally planning on opening a pet store, then thought about starting a dog walking service, and ultimately decided that starting a pet sitting service is what I most wanted to do. This would allow me to work with a larger variety of pets, and at the same time, help others get a little time away from home without having to worry about what to do with their pets.
I came to this decision by way of need. My family and I have a multitude of pets that include many dogs, marine fish and corals, and the occasional parakeet. Every time we wanted to go somewhere for more than half a day we either had to pack up the "entire family" or try to find a friend or neighbor that would be able to check on them while we were away. This was difficult at best, and we often were the ones who ended up staying home and watching someone else's pets instead.