SERVICES & RATES
VACATION AT SITTERS HOME
1st/2nd dog <
~26 lb; $35/$25/day spring break week and holiday weekends
can vacation at pet sitter's home. Pet sitter will
maintain pet's regular schedule as much as possible while
providing attention, walks, and playtime in fenced yard (weather
permitting). A pre-visit is required to determine if this
is a good fit for both your pet and sitter's pets and so that
your pet is not left in an unfamiliar place when you leave for
vacation. Availability is limited, as we only take a
few dogs at a time, and determined on a
This option is for potty-trained
well-behaved house dogs good with other dogs and
preferably cats (no young puppies in chewing stage). It is
strongly encouraged to bring a crate for your pet. While
we would never put a dog who would be traumatized into a crate,
there will be short periods of time when dogs are unsupervised.
A dog who has a crate and is comfortable staying inside for a
short time should use the crate at a sitter's home, at least in
the beginning. On returning visits, well behaved dogs may
be given run of the house, but this should be determined by sitter
after a dog has stayed at sitter's home. If a dog ruins
floors, furniture, or belongings, it may result in extra
Proof of vaccinations is required, and
dogs should be current on flea prevention.
Pet Sitting in Pet's Home
Approximately 20-30 minutes
complimentary meeting will be scheduled prior to first
service. You can describe your pets daily routine, show your
sitter where the food and supplies are located, discuss details
on caring for your pets, and provide 2 keys. (Keys will be kept
secure for future visits, unless specified otherwise--owners
name or address will NOT be written on key tags for your
$18/visit in Kirkwood/Glendale, $20 in
Des Peres...................20-30 Minutes
Visits to care for
cats. Includes feedings, litter box cleaning, play, and
medication, if applicable. Sitter cannot be responsible
for administering medications for cats who are afraid of
strangers and/or hide.
require 1 visit per day unless needing twice a day medication.
$20/visit in Kirkwood* ..............................
Visits to care for
dogs (or dogs plus cats). Includes feedings, potty break &
cleanup, play/walk, and medication, if applicable. Dogs
usually require 3 visits a day. Dogs must be well mannered.
$18/visit in Kirkwood*
Midday dog walk in the neighborhood on an occasional basis.
HOLIDAYS/HOLIDAY WEEKENDS/SPRING BREAK
LATE NOTICE REQUESTS (less than 5 days' notice)
*Three dogs or 2
large dogs who necessitate separate walks being provided will
require an additional fee.
Feeding fish or
other small animals is included at no extra charge.
Sitter availability is limited--advance notice is often required,
especially around holidays.
To reserve your dates or discuss boarding option, please
call 314-805-0850 or
New clients will be contacted to schedule a consultation. Current
clients can call/text or email to confirm availability. Voicemail and email messages
will generally be returned the same day or within 24 hours.
Sitter will notify current
clients in advance of unavailable dates.
Payment is due when service starts.
Any prepaid service not rendered due to notification of early return will be
refunded in full. You may leave payment at the home for sitter to
pick up at the first visit.
If your pet or home needs more time than
a typical visit, it will be added as needed and billed to you. Cleanup,
watering a few plants, mail pickup, and other average
tasks are included in base price, within reason, and as time permits. More time consuming tasks
can be requested and are $4-$6
extra per 15 minutes, depending on the task requested.
Two working keys are highly recommended for in home service. If you request your keys
returned at the last visit you will not be able to request additional
visits if your return is delayed (unless code access is provided).
Code access is ok instead of keys, but remember sitter may not
have access to provide service if there is a lock/battery
failure or power outage. Pickup of the key a second time does incur an additional $5 fee.
fee is 10% for any payments more than 30 days past due.
be current on flea prevention and rabies/routine vaccinations, including bordatella for the boarding option,
and should be spayed or neutered. Up-to-date proof of vaccinations is required