FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SERVICES & SERVICE AREAS

What services do you provide?

Mid-day visit, express care and overnight care.

Do you offer in-home care?

Yes, but on a limited basis. First priority is given to special needs and elderly pets. I prefer to provide overnight care for dogs at my home. I can accommodate 2 pet families at the same time. However if your dog does not socialize with others, let me know at the time of your booking. I have a large fenced-in yard, open basement and are within a mile of Doub’s Meadows Park. Your pet will never be crated unless requested.

What areas do you serve for dog-walking services?

Middletown and Myersville

Can a custom visit be arranged?

Absolutely! Just let me know what service(s) you would like, including the number and breed of pets, so that I can provide you with an estimate.

SPECIAL NEEEDS

Can you care for animals with medical requirements and other special needs?

If your pet has special needs, please contact me so I can discuss the best plan for your pet.

ANIMALS WE CARE FOR

What types of animals do you care for?

Dogs, cats, rabbits etc. Sorry, no snakes, spiders, rodents or lizards.

Is there any breed of dog you will not care for?

Only those that express aggressive behavior and/or have a bite history.

Does my dog need to be spayed or neutered?

Beginning in 2022, all dogs coming to my home must be spayed or neutered.

Do you assist with farm animals?

As long as one person can handle the tasks, I am willing to help.

Pricing, Payments & Deposits

Do you charge extra for more than one pet?

Yes. I charge $3 per additional pet for mid-day visit and express care services, and $5 for each additional pet for overnight stays. Give me a call for more details.

What types of payment do you accept?

I accept cash or check. Additional forms of payment may be accepted in the future. Note: There is a $40 fee for returned checks.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

How do you maintain the security of keys, etc.?

Each key is color-coded, tagged alpha-numerically and secured in a locked cabinet. Specific address and personal information is not identifiable.

Are you insured?

Yes, I am insured. More details available within the contract.

Required Vaccinations

Do my dogs require shots before coming to your home?

Yes, you will need to provide certification from your veterinarian that the required shots are current: rabies, DHLPP, and Bordetalla. Canine influenza is optional and at the discretion of your veterinarian.

How far in advance are the shots required?

There is no advance requirement for rabies and DHLPP. Your pet needs to be current on both of these vaccines. The Bordetella must be administered at least a week prior to drop-off. So, plan ahead and schedule your pet’s appointment with the veterinarian as soon as possible.

When to shot records need to be provided?

Shot records must be provided within a week of your booking. Updated records are required 2 weeks prior to drop-off. If your pet is not up-to-date, no services will be provided.