Rates

The following pet care rates are effective November 1, 2023.

Below are the base rates for each visit to your home. They do not reflect any other fees that may be applicable. Visits are typically either 20 or 30 minutes in length.  If more time is occasionally required to care for your animals, it will be provided at no additional cost. 

There is no charge for putting food into a fish tank and/or a koi pond if we are already making visits to your home for other animals.

Fish

The following pricing is for up to 3 animals in a home; there is a fee for additional animals over 3.

$18Midday Dog Walk – 20 Minute Visit
$20Midday Dog Walk – 30 Minute Visit
$22Dog Sitting Visit
$18*Cat Sitting Visit – 20 Minutes
$20*Cat Sitting Visit – 30 Minutes
$16Small Animal Visit – 15 Minutes
$14Home Care (No pets) – 10-15 Minutes
50% Visit Rate“On Call” Visits (Visit may not be needed.)
*An additonal fee is charged if we arrive to find that more than one day’s worth of soiled litter needs to be cleaned.

Payment

Weekly Dog Walking

Payment for regularly scheduled, midday dog walking is due weekly. Billing weeks run from Saturday thru Friday. At the end of the week, you will be emailed an invoice via PayPal.  You may pay online via PayPal, Zelle, or Venmo. You may also leave a check at the next scheduled visit.

Pet Sitting Visits

Payment is due prior to start of service. About 4 – 7 days before your departure, you will be emailed an invoice via PayPal. You may pay online or leave a check at the first visit. Credit cards may be used via PayPal.  This email is also used as confirmation of your scheduled visits.

$0.50A mileage fee is charged per visit per mile (one way) for distances greater than 10 miles from my business address: 2509 George Mason Dr.
$2.00For each animal above the limit of 3
$5.00Fee for key duplication if only one key is provided
$5.00Holiday surcharge per visit made on Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
$6.00Charged for an additional 15 minutes of visit time
$10.00Charged for pickup and/or drop off of keys
$12.00Charged when a second sitter is required at visit, e.g., to give medications
$12.00**Litterbox cleaning fee when cat litter boxe(s) are left with more than one day’s worth of soiling.
$15.00Fee for pickup of pet supplies needed during visit
$35.00Fee for unscheduled services from 9 pm to 6:00 am, e.g., supplying key when owner is locked out of home, handling alarm company calls
$35.00Hourly fee for emergency veterinary care
**The fee is for the first box; there is an extra $10 fee for each additional box.

Additional Fees

What Clients Are Saying

Ernie
“Cindy has been taking care of our fur babies for approximately 16 years. She is very caring and conscientious. She also makes sure her staff follows her high quality care.”

Pam Gray

Grey & Hunter
“We love the way she keeps a diary of the trips which gives insight into how the dogs were while we were away. She is also very flexible .”

Darril Gibson

Dixie
  “For 10 years, Cindy took care of our English Mastiff, Dixie, as though she were her own. Never missing a visit not even with inclement weather-Cindy puts the care of all of her feathered and fur clients first!”

Gretchen Mills

Ready to Meet and Talk?

Before service can began, we must arrange a time to meet. It will take place at your home and will last approximately 30 minutes. At that time, we will be introduced to your animals and we will discuss what will happen during the visits.

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