Professional Pet Services

Professional Pet Care in Santa Cruz County

Susan’s House & Pet Sitting offers personalized care that includes all of your pet’s needs, with plenty of love and attention!

Overnight House and Pet Sitting

Overnight house and pet sitting bookings offers the pet owner peace of mind knowing that there is, not only someone loving and caring for their beloved pets, but also someone in the home. Mail, newspapers, packages all be picked up and taken into the house.

This service also includes the pet owner receiving “News from Home” with photos of how your pets are doing. Clients really love this part of this service, it helps them to relax and truly enjoying your vacation, knowing that your pets are happy and healthy while you’re away and return home to happy pets!

Alternative Pet Care

Alternative pet care service is only offered when there is an over-lap between one pet sit booking to another. This may be necessary when current client flight has been delayed -or- when there is no availability for Overnight house and pet sitting for a few days of your requested dates.

Visits are scheduled in a timely manner for Breakfast – Midday – Dinner and late evening Tuck-in, until pet sitter arrives the following morning. If you have a “doggy-door” then no less than 3 visits a day would be needed. No “doggy-door” then 4 visits or more will be required to ensure pets are happy and healthy while you’re away.

Pop-In Visits

Pop-ins are perfect when your away for the day and your dog needs a walk through the neighborhood, food, water or medicine and cats may need food and water, and box cleaned. Have fish or birds? Then a sprinkles of fish food and our feathered friends need seeds and water and of course some love and attention.

Pop-in visits for small pets: 15 minutes-$25
Pop-in visits for cats and dogs: 30 minutes-$35
Pop-in Visit that require IV fluids or insulin shots > $40
Pop-in visits for Dog-walking: 30 minutes-$35
Multiple Pets Visits up to 4-pets: 60 minutes-$50
Overnight House and Pet Sitting: Daily-$100

Extended Visit

This service is for pet owners with multiple pets. Pets that require Sub-Q fluids, medications, outdoor bird feeders, water garden and potted plants, etc., all requiring more time.

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Complimentary Meet & Greet!

Meeting you and your pets at your residence gives us both the opportunity to discuss your pet’s needs. Most importantly, it allows me to meet your pet(s) before my overnight stay or pop-in pet care.
During the meet and greet, I can obtain general house information, receive a set of keys and go over and questions you may have.
When requesting “Overnight House and Pet-sitting” let me know and dates will be held only until our meeting. If you choose not to book requested held dates at that time, dates will be released for other clients.

For Clients that book Pop-in visits:

Please be sure that pet food, treats, water, pet medications, and other pet related items can be found in designated area.

For Clients that book Overnight House and Pet Sitting:

Clients that have booked “Overnight House and Pet Sitting” are asked to wipe down all the surfaces such as: kitchen and bathroom faucets, counter-tops, refrigerator handles, doorknobs, handles of cupboard, appliances, TV remote and other surfaces usually touched with antibacterial cleaner or wipes prior to the Pet Sitter’s arrival.
Clients that have booked “Pop-in Visits” please be sure all surfaces in designated room has been wiped with antibacterial cleaned.

Clients are asked to have soap, paper towels and antibacterial wipes readily available in kitchen and designated bathroom for the pet sitter.

Clients that have pets that require medication, should have medication in containers or basket and placed where it can easily be found.
Clients are asked to wipe down above medication items with antibacterial cleaner or wipes prior to Pet Sitter’s arrival. *If medication needs refrigeration, again, please be sure it can easily be found.
Clients that have special needs or require accommodations other than those outlined above, please notify Pet Sitter when booking service and will do the best to comply, but retain the right to refuse service if we are unable to meet the terms of the special request.

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