Who takes care of your part when you travel far from home? Do you pay them for their services? Quite obviously you have to unless your way of saving that cash is asking your neighbor to help you out. Pet-sitting swaps however don't rely on neighbor's goodwill. "Scratch my back, I'll scratch yours" is the motto they work by. When going abroad or traveling locally, you find someone to take care of your pet for you so you can do the same for them some other time. VisitPlease Log In to view this link! and see how this stuff works.