Consultations are FREE with service booking.
Additional consultations and/or those not resulting in services being booked will be billed $20.
Sitting Rates. Base rates are generally the same for
all species including but not limited to: Dogs, Cats, Guinea Pigs, Hedgehogs, Other Small
Mammals, Tortoises, Turtles, Snakes, Gekkos, Other Reptiles, Fish - Tanks & Ponds, Horses, Pigs, Goats and Alpacas. Each visit
will last a minimum of 20 minutes but an average of 30 minutes and usually lasts longer, covers up to 2 Larger
(30+ pounds) or 3 Smaller Pets and
include all services listed below. Please note, long and/or exercise walks are not included in base rates but may be added for additional fees.
Base Rates Are Calculated Based on Mileage & Drive Time
Mileage is calculated from the intersection of Bissonnet & Cook
Base Rates Are as Follows
Zone 1 = 0-3.9 miles, < 10min drive = $18
Zone 2 = 4-10 miles, 11-20 min drive = $21
Zone 3 = 10.1-12.99 miles, 21-29 min drive= $25
Zone 4 = over 13 miles, over 30min drive = $30+ $0.50 per mile over 15
will not do petsit visits more than 40min away - ask about overnights!
Information on OVERNIGHT Visits click
Base Rates for petsitting include feeding and watering, taken outside to potty and/or replace potty pads (dogs) or clean litterbox (cats), cage paper cleaning (birds) lots of love and attention and treats. We will also bring in the mail, packages and papers. We will even set out and bring in trash and recycle cans. Please look at our Services page.
Other services are available at additional costs.
contact for additional animal rates
Barn yard Type animals: $5 each additional
each additional dog per visit
Cats/Ferrets/Rabbits: $3 each additional
cat/ferret/rabbit per visit
Birds: SMALL $2 each additional
bird per visit, MEDIUM $3 each, LARGE $5 each additional
bird per visit
each additional exotic (exotics
include reptiles, rodents,
and other small caged pets)
per cage/pen per visit
Fish Tanks/Ponds: $1
and up depending on the amount
of work involved
you have a very large number of pets contact me for special rates.
Services and Charges:
Extra Time: $5 per extra 15min scheduled; This INCLUDES time spent waiting to get into gates to which we have not been provided a code or remote.
Taxi to groomer or vet within 10-mile radius $25; $15 per hour spent waiting
Supply Restock cost + $10
Change/Fish Bowl Cleaning $10 and up, depending
Change $5 and up, depends on type of box and what is involved
Animal Charge $10+ Will be determined after initial
lawns and gardens: starts at $10; varies by size, add $0.25 per potted plant after 5
Checks: $25 + bank fees (Wells Fargo charges me
$15; so that is $40 total)
Errands: $25 per hour
Waiting for service persons $15 per hour (based on 1 hour increments)
Veterinary Emergency: $15 per hour (YOU pay Vet
fees) (based on ½ hour increments)
Check (no pets or feed outdoor cat only)charged as a visit. May 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 (zone 1)/ $15
each additional hour. (Zone 2 is $27 for the 1st hour, Zone 3 is $30, Zone 4 is $35)
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). Please note that if you do not have a doggy door and choose to have less than 3 visits in a 24 hour period, there will be a per accident clean up charge.
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.
Personal Assistant: we can help with home offices, filing, organization, clerical duties, make phone calls, wait for service men, drop-off/pick-up drycleaning, mail, watch your human babies in a pinch - just tell us what you need! $25hr
Pilling: $2 per dose; waived if the pet takes it easily
Shots: $5 each
Tube Feeding: starts at $20 per feeding, depends on the amount of work involved
charge for key pick-up/return on 1st contract.
pick-up/return = $10 for those not on our KeyedPet
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
NOTE: NOT trainers, will not ride horses that
aren’t broke (but will still lunge them)!
notice (less than 5 days for new clients or less
than 48 hours for KeyedPet clients)
$10 / request