FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

   

Who does STAY serve?

All Pet Ownersnot only seniors! And dogs, cats, birds, fish and other household pets, also backyard chickens and other small farm animals.

Do you serve pets beyond the North Shore?

For pet visits and dog walking, if we have a volunteer in your area, we are happy to serve your pet.

For the House Guest Program, we board dogs from towns across Eastern Massachusetts.

If STAY is a service of a non-profit organization, what do the proceeds support?

Net proceeds from STAY fund SeniorCare’s charitable programs for elders and adults with disabilities including transportation, money management, benefits specialists, Medicare & Medicaid insurance counseling, legal, caregiver support, nutrition, preventative health services, and Meals on Wheels.

Additionally, proceeds assist low-income individuals with veterinary bills and spaying and neutering services.

Why choose STAY over another pet business?

For the reasons above, plus

SeniorCare’s comprehensive Human Resources process requires that every STAY staff person and volunteer has an in-person interview, clean Criminal Record and Sex Offender Registry Checks, and a good driving record if transporting pets.