Pet Sitting Services, Benefits and Rates

Pet Sitting

  • Day Visits: visits scheduled for anytime between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm lasting for a minimum of 45 minutes. I feel pets need individual time and attention for various reasons every day and do not, for example, schedule visits for every other day; however, as many visits as needed, per day, may be arranged.
  • Overnight Visits: (limited availability) visits are structured to cover 8 pm to 8 am, with additional arrangements made on an individual basis according to needs of pet and owner.

The following are included in regular/overnight visits as appropriate:

  • Playtime, walks, exercise, lots of fun, love, attention with emphasis on safety.
  • Light grooming and personal hygiene care (brushing, combing, skin treatments, massage, etc.).
  • Medication administered as needed.
    * Animal first-aide is always available.
  • Litter box, poop, cage and general pet clean up.
  • Indoor plant watering and fish feeding, if needed.
  • Mail and newspaper pickup, trash and recycling. etc.
  • Blind and light rotation, security checks.
  • Continuing check-in service and consultation regarding pet(s) and home.
    * Mileage costs included in most cases.
    *Extra Services such as outdoor watering provided for a nominal time-based fee


Pet safe in its own bed

Your pet stays in the comfort and security of its own home.

Your Pet Gets:

  • The environment he knows best.
  • His normal diet and routine.  Relief from traveling and staying in an unfamiliar place with other animals (such as a boarding kennel).
  • Attention while you’re away.

You Get:

  • Peace of mind knowing your pet is being cared for by a professional.
  • Someone to come to your home so you don’t have to drive your pet to a boarding kennel.
  • Someone to provide necessary home security measures while you are away.
  • Happier friends and neighbors who aren’t burdened with caring for your pet.
  • Someone to contact if you’re concerned about your home or pet while you are away.

Other Services

  • “Just Walking”: dog walking services available in 30, 45 and 60 minute increments to accommodate various activity levels and for 1-3 dogs at a time.
  • Pet Taxi Service: to the groomers or vets or wherever your pet needs to go! 30 minute minimum.
  • Second Home Care and Security: Help for folks who have a home in my service area but are away from Santa Cruz County.
  • Pet Supply Delivery: just ask!

Please call for our current rates. We understand the dilemma of having a pet and not being able to take them with you when you travel. We try make our services obtainable and affordable for all our pet-loving friends!

*** Pawsitive Personal Pet Care happily adheres to the
NAPPS Professional Code of Conduct!