Whenever life takes you out of town, Purr Furred Pet Sitting
will come to
your house and care for your pet while you are away. We
will follow your
pet care routine to the detail. This includes fresh food
exercising, and administering any medication your pet requires.
importantly, we will give your pet lots of tender loving
generally require 1-3 visits per day. Cats usually require
1-2 visits per
day. Each visit is approximately 30 minutes. While we are
visiting, we can
also provide home care services, such as picking up the
collecting mail, alternating lights, and watering plants.
Sitting Hours of Operation:
*Other hours available by prior arrangement
pets: $18 per visit
3 pets: $20 per visit
4-5 pets: $22 per visit
6 or more: price to be determined at consultation.
Dog Walking Service:
Purr Furred Pet Sitting provides a dog walking program for
companion for mid-day relief and exercise while you are
at work. This is
dog-gone purr-fect for canines of all ages. It will energize
mind, and spirit.
walking hours: 12-3pm (M-F excluding holidays)
per week: 20 minute walk
per week: 10 minute walk
per day: 20 minute walk
per day: 10 minute walk
Overnight Pet Sit:
For those furry friends that like to have added comfort
night, overnight stays can be arranged. Rest easy away from
that your animals, and your home, are in our care.
Overnight Hours: 9pm-7am
Rate: $75 per night. Additional visits during the day will
charged at the normal per visit rate.
*Holiday Rates: $10 per day surcharge fee to regular rates.
include: New Years Eve, New Years Day, Memorial
Day, 4th of July,
Labor Day, Thanksgiving,the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas
Eve and Christmas Day
*Late night pet sit $10 surcharge fee for pet sits after
*Key pick up and drop off: $10 surcharge fee. Key pick up
and drop off is
complimentary for first- time customers.
For your convenience we now accept Visa and MasterCard payments.
payments will be processed, and your card charged, on the
last day of the
scheduled pet sit.
January 1, 2008, our payment policy will change to require
check and cash payments be received the first day of scheduled
When you schedule your pet sitting appointment via phone
or email, I will
let you know your invoice amount. We will accept post-dated
checks for the
last day of the pet sit. This policy change does not apply
daily dog walks.
For all new and potential clients, we require a
complimentary Meet and Greet to take place prior
to scheduling service
with Purr Furred Pet Sitting. This meeting helps us gather
each of your animals daily routines and special needs.
We will also
provide you with a pet sitting agreement form which we require
completed and signed prior to our first scheduled pet sitting
Please note that client paperwork must be returned to us
completed and signed prior to our first scheduled service.
liability reasons, we will be unable to care for your pet(s).
completed all client paperwork is kept on file for future
services. We ask established clients, prior to a scheduled
let us know of any pertinent changes to your contact information
access so that your file can be updated. It is also very
important for us
to know of changes affecting your pet (diet, medical needs,
have occurred between services.
Prior to each scheduled service we will arrange to either
up client house keys or a client can choose to have us keep
a set of keys in
a secured lock box for future pet sitting needs. We have
program because our ultimate goal is to build a long-term
our customers. This enables us to service our customers
needs at a moments
notice with minimal inconvenience. However, if you would
like us to pickup
and return your keys there is a $10 fee. For new clients,
this fee is
waived one-time. Clients electing for their keys to be returned
contact us to make these arrangements. For emergency and
we will not leave keys inside your home during our last
visit. Keys will
only be released to clients or their designated representative.
Our normal visiting hours are between 7am-8pm. Please
contact us if other arrangements need to be made.
Times of Visits:
Unless your pet is on a medication schedule, once
a day visits cannot be scheduled for a specific time. For
once a day
visits, you may request if you prefer morning or evening
visits. We reserve
specific times in the morning and evening visits for our
twice a day
Each visit lasts approximately 30 minutes. The only
exception to the rule are those pets who do not enjoy receiving
being played with during the visit. If we find, for example,
entire checklist is completed before 30 minutes, and the
pet refuses to
play, then we may leave at that point.
We walk all pets who enjoy walking. However, pets that are
not current on vaccinations, or pets that continue to fight
the leash, by
pulling excessively and choking will not be walked. Each
visit includes a
walk unless one of these conditions makes it impossible.
complimentary consultation, we will consult with you to
find some other form
of exercise if walking is not an option.
If you have a cat who remains outdoors all day and comes
night, we cannot assure you that we will be able to have
your cat indoors at
the exact time of our visit. We will make every effort to
bring the cat in,
however, if it doesnt return for nightly containment,
we will put the food
and water outside to assure it doesnt skip a meal.
occasion, during the hot summer months or
freezing winter days, we will not walk your pets. Veterinarians
advised us that it is unhealthy, if not dangerous, for dogs
of all ages to
exercise during these extreme conditions. We will consult
with you before
your scheduled trip about agreeing on an alternative solution
We will not charge for cancellations, change of dates, or
early returns, providing you contact us prior to a visit.
machine is on 24 hours a day for this purpose. If you return
from a trip
early and do not call us to cancel our visit, and we arrive
for the pet sit,
you will be charged the full fee of the visit.
Many people like to include friends, neighbors, and
relatives in the pet sitting duties. These well-intentioned
much confusion during a shared pet sitting assignment. Most
include: overfeeding, unlocked doors, lost keys, or missing
altogether. We cannot be responsible for any pet sitting
others are going to share the workload. We advise
anyone considering this
option to make only one person, or us, responsible for the
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