Petbarter is an online community of pet parents that are registered members with a profile on Petbarter. Members can choose to communicate with other members and offer to exchange pet care services. It is up to Petbarter members to make arrangements to exchange pet care services. It is recommended that pet care services are exchanged, that there are no fees for pet care services. This decision to charge for pet care is up to the pet parents who are registered on Petbarter. In the account settings members can select if they want to exchange pet care only, or charge for and/or pay for pet care services. Petbarter provides a platform for pet parents to look for and communicate with other pet parents in their area that are open to exchanging pet care services.