Service Description (all with lots of TLC!)
Vacation Care
15-30 mins. that includes feeding & watering, potty breaks/litter box or cage cleaning, poop disposal, and giving simple meds!
(Also includes house/plant care, mail, papers, garbage, and lights.)
Ask about my affordable care options for guinea pigs, rats, and hamsters!

Potty break
10-15 mins. play/potty time in your yard or walking
your neighborhood, poop disposal, fresh water, and treats.
 Exercise Walk
20-25 mins. in your neighborhood with limited work on polite walking and other behavioral issues as opportunities arise. For focused training walks, see Training.

Dog training: private training & "day training" (training while you're at work), specializing in obedience, fear/reactivity dogs, issues with manners (jumping, polite walking, etc), and puppy training.
Pet Taxi One Way
 Pet drop off or pick up at veterinary, groomer, dog daycare, etc.
Pet Taxi Roundtrip
 Pet transport to location, waiting up to 30 mins.,
 and returning pet home.

Pet Coaching
 This service can benefit you so much! It can include:
 *pre-adoption counseling discussing adoption options,
   the right pet for you, realistic expectations,
   how to prepare, etc.
 *accompanying you to an adoption venue and assisting
  you in choosing a good match
 *new pet coaching for the first few challenging days!
 *pet store visit during which you'll learn what's worth
  buying and what's not!

 All coaching includes free follow-up phone consulting.
Custom Services
Subject to availability, I can offer customized services
such as assistance with homework from your trainer,
staying with your pet post-surgery, in-your-home cat nail trims (Belmont only), picking up
supplies or medications (or errands not pet related), bringing your deceased pet for witnessed cremation, and vacation home care (no pets).

* Twin Pines Pet Services accepts checks, as well as PayPal, Visa, Mastercard,
Discover, and American Express (via PayPal invoicing).  The above are standard rates, but each situation is unique!  Additional fees may apply for: more than 2 pets, location, every other day visits, very challenging pets, and  combining services, e.g., pet sitting with a dog walk. (Only limited dog walks are available for vacation clients.)

An initial consultation is always free as is one key drop off. There is a small fee for additional consultations, key pickups, and drops offs.

Twin Pines has holiday and off-hours surcharges -
$10- $15 applies to each visit on:

  • Any visit before 8:00 AM OR at/after 8:00 PM
  • Holidays (New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July  4, Labor Day, & "Black Friday").
  • Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Christmas, and New Year's Eve only ($15)

If fees are expected to exceed $100 (e.g., vacation care), fees are due BEFORE the start of service. Otherwise, fees are due upon completion of service. For regular weekly clients, fees are due at the end of each week of unless otherwise arranged with me.

Inactive clients (those for whom I have not provided service for seven months or more) are subject to current rates and the availability limitations of new clients.

Thank you!