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Services and Fees

 

At Paws-itively Purr-fect, our pet sitting and dog walking services are customized to meet your pet’s need for love, comfort, attention, activity, and nurturing when their people can’t be there.

Therefore, there is no need to worry about what to do with your pet when planning your vacation or business trip. To ensure that your pet is getting the best care while you’re away, we are available to make as many visits to your home per day as you require.

 

Pet Services

We provide Professional Pet Sitting Services in the following areas: Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Brickell, The Roads, Silver Bluff, and Shenandoah. Our services include:

  • Dog Walking
  • Pet Sitting
  • Cat Sitting
  • Pet Taxi and Errand Service
  • Hotel Visits

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Do you have to work long hours or frequently have to stay late? Have an illness or just don’t have the energy to keep up with your pet’s needs? Is your dog elderly, or do you have a new puppy that just can’t wait until you return home? Our mid-day service is just for you! Our dog walking services are perfect for mid-day potty breaks, exercise and playtime so there is no need for you to rush home on your lunch break and no need to impose on family members or friends (who sometimes forget or cancel at the last minute). We schedule our daily visits around you and the needs of your pets. Morning, noon, or night we are there when you need us. This service is also great for seniors who have a difficult time walking their pets.

 NOTE: Rates listed below are for 1 dog; $4 extra for each additional dog

— $15 / for a 15-minute visit*

*not available for condominiums

–$18 / for 25-minute visit / perfect for active dogs and energetic puppies

-–$29 and up/ for a 60-minute visit / just right for high-energy dogs that need lots of exercise and attention.

 

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Let us give you peace of mind whenever you have to leave your pets behind when you go out of town for business or vacation. You can relax knowing that your pets and home are in good hands with Paws-itively Purr-fect.

A First Aid/CPR-trained sitter will visit your pets in your home and take care of all their needs. Every pet is unique so we take special care in creating a customized routine just for them. Pet Sitting visits include feeding, walks, playtime and exercise, poop scoop, litter box change, cuddling, pampering, and lots of TLC! We can also administer medications orally or by injection and deliver subcutaneous fluids, as necessary.

NOTE: Rates listed below are for 1 dog or 2 cats and others (e.g., rabbits, birds); $4 extra for each additional pet.

–$21 / 30-minute visit

–$29 / 60-minute visit

 

And, at no additional charge…

  • Follow your exact feeding instructions, including preparing special diets if request
  • Administer medications
  • Bring in Mail/Newspaper
  • Water Plants
  • Alternate Lights
  • Open/Close Curtains
  • Take out Bring in Garbage/Recycle Cans
  • Turn TV/Radio on/off
  • Email or text message updates with photos/video
  • Spend time playing and socializing with your pet
  • Find Kitty (we always find shy cats, just to say “hi”)! It is our policy to fully observe every animal in our care during every visit. We provide peace of mind knowing your pet and your home will be cared for while you are away
  • Scoop Litter Box and clean around the litter box (every visit!)*

*NOTE: There is a $10 additional charge per litter box to clean with soap and water

 

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Do you need someone to take your pet to the groomer or to the vet? Is there an emergency and you need someone to drive while you hold your pet after surgery on the way home? Pet Taxi is the service for you! Pets are well cared for while being transported in a pet sitter’s car. For your pet’s safety, cats and other small animals must be in a carrier which will be seat-belt secured in the pet sitter’s vehicle. Dogs will be transported in their carriers/crates or secured with doggy seat belt harnesses (provided by your pet sitter). The safety of your pet is our utmost concern!

–$29 / per hour plus 57.5 cents per mile (2015 federal standard mileage rate)

 

Hotel Visits*

Visiting South Florida with your pet(s)? We have just the solution. Call us and make arrangements for us to visit your furry friend(s). Call us at 305-858-4419 to discuss arrangements and rates.

–$29 / per hour

*Hotel must be within our Service Area (See “Services and Fees” on the menu)

 

Pet Sitting By the Hour

Pet sitting by the hour is great for young puppies, pets with separation anxiety, or if you just don’t want to leave your pet alone at home. It’s also perfect for a golfing event, running errands, staying late at the office, or lunching with friends. Our sitter will come to your home to take care of your pet(s) whenever you need to be away.

–$29 / per hour

 

Other Services for a Nominal Charge…

Pooper Scooper Service

Your sitter will clean up the poop in your yard. This rate is for up to 3 dogs.*

–$30 / first 30 minutes / $15 for each additional 15 minutes

Litter Box Cleaning/Sanitizing

Dirty litter emptied and disposed. Litter box scrubbed and sanitized and refilled per your instructions.

–$10 / each litter box

Key Pick up and Drop Off Service

Perhaps you don’t feel comfortable allowing us to maintain securely the custody of your keys or using a lock-box or hide-a-key option. No worries! We’ll come and pick up your key before you depart as well as return it after you get back.

–$10 / each way / pick up keys before trip and return to you after trip

Shopping Service (e.g., pharmacy, dog food pickup)

Maybe you need more pet food. Count on us. We’ll get it for you. We’ll travel up to 10 miles from your home

–$29 / per hour (plus 57.5 cents per mile–2015 federal standard mileage rate)

 

Additional Services and Rates

–$10 / per day for all federal holidays plus Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

  • New Years Day, January 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day (3rd Monday in January)
  • President’s Day (3rd Monday in February)
  • Easter Day
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day/4th of July
  • Labor Day (1st Monday in September)
  • Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve

 

Specialized Care for Special Needs Pets

As experienced pet care professionals, Paws-itively Purr-fect can provide specialized in-home care for your special needs pet. Are you uncomfortable with needles, fluid lines, or changing soiled bandages and maintaining a clean wound site? Call us! We have the experience, skills, and compassion to follow your veterinarian’s instructions and help your special needs pet have the best quality of life possible. Our in-home specialty care services include the following:

  • administering medications orally, by injection, or giving subcutaneous fluids
  • wound care including dressing changes and maintaining a clean wound site

Your veterinarian may have other home care treatments that they prescribe. Call us! We can usually handle other special needs requests.