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Services & Rates
In Home Pet Sitting:
A professional pet sitter will visit your pet s in their home to give them personalized attention and maintain their daily routine. Your pet sitter can even administer medication if needed. Each visit is 20-30 minutes for cats and 30 minutes minimum for dogs. Your pet sitter can visit 1-4 times per day depending on your pet’s particular needs.

In addition to looking after your pet’s needs, we also provide added home security by bringing in mail and newspapers, alternating lights, raising and lowering blinds, and watering thirsty plants.

The Registration Meeting:
Our new client registration meeting allows you and your pets to meet and get to know your pet sitter prior to your departure. Your pets will feel more at ease in your absence having seen you and your pet sitter together, and you will feel more at ease leaving your pets in the care of someone you have met. This meeting is the same price as a single visit to your household.

Overnight Pet Care:   (More...)
For those pets who need more attention than our pet sitting visits provide, we offer overnight pet care. A professional pet sitter will stay in your home overnight to provide the added companionship he/she needs. Click here to download our Overnight Pet Care Addendum.

Bed & Biscuit Care:   (More...)
Your dog will stay in the loving home of one of our professional pet sitters. Your dog will enjoy the comforts of a home environment, not a noisy, stressful kennel. Dogs must be people, dog, and child friendly with no history of aggression. Click here to download our Bed & Biscuit Addendum.

Service Rates:

In Home Pet Sitting:
Registration Meeting: same rate as one visit
Base rate for one pet (small animal cage or fish tank): $19.99 per visit
Each Additional Pet: add $3 per visit
Three or more pets: 45-min visit may be required - please call for rate
Cat Medication & Insulin injections: add $10 per visit
Sub-Q Fluid Therapy: add $10 per visit
Caged Pet and Fish: add $2 per tank / cage
Plant & House Care: $18.99 (up to 30 minutes)
A $1 surcharge applies to services rendered on Sundays.
A $25 surcharge applies to services rendered on Federal Holidays.
If a Federal Holiday is either on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or Monday, we consider the entire weekend as the holiday.
Late Reservation Fee: $10.00 (Reservations made within 72 hours).
Under extreme weather conditions a $9.99 per visit surcharge will be added automatically.

**Call for a custom quote for other types of household pets**

Overnight Pet Care:
$20.00 registration meeting
$69.99 per night for 1 pet
$74.99 per night for 2 pets
$78.99 per night for 3 pets
$4.00 each additional pet

Bed & Biscuit Care:
$20.00 pre-visit - mandatory for your first Bed & Biscuit with that care giver
$51.99 per night for 1 dog
$75.99 per night for 2 dogs

 



Alternative Pet Care
21441 Pacific Boulevard - Suite 200
Sterling, VA 20166

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Tel: 703-766-6182
Fax: 703-766-6178

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