Coddled Critters























Initial Consultations are $20. If services are booked and payment is made at that time, this fee will be waived. Additional consultations will be billed as a visit. See POLICIES for cancellation fees.

Pet Sitting Rates. Base rates are generally the same for all species including but not limited to Dogs/Cats/Small Mammals/Reptiles/Fish/Horses/ Pigs/Goats/and others. Each visit will last a minimum of 20 minutes and usually lasts longer, covers up to 2 dogs or 3 other pets and includes all services listed on the pet-sitting services page


For Information on OVERNIGHT Visits click here

Additional Pets:

Horses: contact for additional animal rates
Barn yard Type animals:
$5 each additional per visit
$3 each additional dog per visit
Cats/Ferrets: $2 each additional cat/ferret per visit
Birds: SMALL $1 each additional bird per visit
Exotics: $1 each additional exotic (exotics include reptiles, rodents, and other small caged pets) per cage/pen per visit
Fish Tanks: $1 and up depending on the amount of work involved

Note if you have a very large number of pets contact me for special rates.

Additional Services and Charges:

Extra Time:starts at $5 per extra 20min scheduled, may increase with number of animals
Pet Taxi to groomer or vet within 10-mile radius $20
Grooming...see grooming for details
Pet Supply Restock cost + $10
Cage Change/Fish Bowl Cleaning $10 and up, depending on size
Litterbox Change $5 and up, depends on type of box and what is involved
Sick Animal Charge $10+ Will be determined after initial meeting
Watering lawns and gardens: starts at $10; varies by size, add $0.25 per potted plant after 5,
Returned Checks: $25 + bank fees (Wells Fargo charges me $15; so that is $40 total)
Errands: $20 per hour
Waiting for service persons $15 per hour
Veterinary Emergency: $15 per hour (YOU pay Vet fees) (based on ½ hour increments)

Home Check (no pets or feed outdoor cat only) $20 can include plant care - lots of plants/ gardens may incur extra
Babysitting Watching Your Pet while you are Home (i.e. during an Open House or Wedding Reception) or while you go out (movies, social functions, etc) $25 for the 1st hour/ $15 each additional hour

Excessive Clean-up: will be billed at a minimum rate of $5 per each 15min of clean-up time required (Baths will be mandatory and min $20 per bath per pet charged if they get poop covered/gross)
Ride To Airport (for the travelling humans): $40 to Hobby; $50 to Intercontinental
This includes drop-off at the door and assistance getting luggage out of the car. For an additional $10 + parking fees, we will park and carry your luggage in.
Ride To Airport (to drop off or pick up new or travelling pets): $50 to Hobby; $60 to Intercontinental. If pick-up or delivery is outside of our normal service area, additional mileage fees will be incurred. Add $15 per additional medium or large sized crate as I will need to have an additional person to help move them. Additional fees may also be incurred if drop-off or pick-up is delayed and time consuming at the airport.

Medical Care:
Pilling: $2 per dose
Shots: $5 each
Fluids/Sub-Q: $10 per dose

Tube Feeding: starts at $20 per feeding, depends on the amount of work involved

No charge for key pick-up/return on 1st contract. Subsequent visits:

Key pick-up/return = $10 for those not on our KeyedPet Plan.
Key Copies $3/key
Lock-out service for keys on file $25

HORSES – For stables within an 8 mile radius
Muck Stall, Feed, Turn Out or Bring In: $10 a visit or
$40 for 1 visit per day 5-day week/$50 for 1 visit per day 7-day week
Bathe and Groom: $20 with your supplies/ $25 with ours
Braids: Manes $10/ Tail $5
Exercised (includes rinsed off and cooled): Ridden* or Lounged $10/visit
NOTE: NOT trainers, will not ride horses that aren’t broke (but will still lunge them)!

Last-minute notice (less than 5 days for new clients or less than 48 hours for KeyedPet clients) $10 / request


  • Some services provided must meet certain requirements. (i.e. If you don't have a litter box we won't scoop it! Nor will we feed nonexistent fish.)
  • We reserve the right to charge for specially requested services.
  • All prices are quotes; no price is final until after consultation.
  • We reserve the right to add additional charges incurred after the invoice is delivered for items not covered (i.e. medication, veterinarian, food, pet store stop). These fees would be payable upon client's return.
  • Additional fees may be charged for very large or unruly animals, for traveling outside our normal area, for medicating temperamental pets, and for other requested services that are time-consuming or result in injuries.
  • Please read the Policies section for additional information.

call Coddled Critters today
and leave your critters in good paws ----- ours !

281) 728-9001

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