Dog Walking

& Pet Sitting

You want the best for your furry loved one, just like we do for our own. That’s why we provide the ultimate in pet care! Our exceptional dog walking and pet sitting services are perfect for the discerning pet owner.

Meet Clairess! Ever since she was little, she’s loved animals, and has owned just about every pet you can think of—cats, fish, birds, turtles, frogs, snakes, gerbils—but never dogs. In 2015, she finally added her first canine to her life, Alvarado (Alva). Alva was an adorable lab/rott mix puppy that was easy to train, except when it came to her desire to guard high value items. At this point, Clariess began her journey to understand all she could about dog behavior. That same year she began working at doggy day care, which allowed her to learn all about dog body language, dog-play dynamics and how to use positive reinforcement training techniques with a wide variety of dogs. She is currently seeking her CPDT-KA certification and enjoys working with dogs of all ages and breeds, using positive reinforcement training techniques. In addition to Alva, Clairess’ heart is shared by Harriet (a 1-½ year old American Staffordshire Terrier) and her two cats, Gizmo and Velvet.   

Dog Walking

Our dog walking service offers an enjoyable, brisk walk around your neighborhood or nearby park with only your dogs. We pay special attention to make sure we're building polite leash manners while walking and upon return, we refresh the water bowl, feed lunch and give a treat or two before we go. We also send a photo (or two) during our visit!

Pricing:

  • 15-minutes potty break (no walk) = $17

  • 30-minute visit = $25 (up to 2 dogs, additional dogs $5/each)

  • 45-minute visit = $35 (up to 2 dogs, additional dogs $5/each)

  • 60-minute visit = $50 (up to 3 dogs, additional dogs $5/each)

  • *Rates may vary for visits on major holidays

Dog walking is available Monday-Friday between 11am-5pm. Scheduling may be limited due to current client workload. Our dog walking service requires a 1 day/week commitment.

Standard Service Area: 20-minute radius of Wisconsin State Fair Park

 

Pet Sitting (in your home)

Available for dogs and cats, this services will keep your pets happy, safe, comfortable and feeling loved. You’ll get daily photos and updates on how each pet is doing, too!

Our in-home pet sitting includes:

  • An overnight stay of at least 9 hours (9pm to 6am)

  • At least two daytime visits (additional visits can be made upon request)

  • Daily walks, yard playtime, enrichment and plenty of belly and ear rubs

  • Feeding your pets breakfast, lunch and dinner, giving them fresh water and a bedtime snack

  • Cleaning up after your pets after they do their daily constitution

Pricing*

  • Starting at $75 per day

  • Additional critter care: $5/day

  • Major holidays: add $10/day

*Price may vary depending on your specific needs. Please contact us for details. 

Our service area includes the cities located within the blue circle:

 
 

Policies 

When you book a service with us, we’re committed to giving your pets the best care possible. Due to this, please note the following policies.

Scheduling and payment:

  • We recommend contacting us at least 2 weeks in advance to best accommodate your service dates. Availability is not guaranteed.

  • A 50% down payment is required at the time of booking, with the balance due on the first date of service. Accepted forms of payment: cash, check or Venmo.
     

Cancellation policy:

  • Please provide a minimum of 48-hours’ notice for any cancellation to receive a full refund. Cancellations done within 48-hours will forfeit the down payment amount. 

  • There are no refunds for holiday services cancelled within 7 days. Holidays include: Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.

Dog Sitting (in our home)

Our home is a welcoming alternative space for dog-social dogs. Each stay includes a daily walk, one-on-one time, enrichment activities, and plenty of playtime in our fenced yard. If you want us to work on training skills, we can do so for an extra $5/day per guest. You’ll even get a daily photo and update while your pet stays with us.

Special notes:

  • We only take a limited number of canine guests to ensure your pet gets plenty of TLC. 

  • All canine guests are required to have at least one meet-and-greet with our resident dogs before being accepted. Safety and comfort for your dog and ours is our #1 priority. Meet-and-greets are non-negotiable and must be done a minimum of 7 days prior to scheduling. We also have 2 cats that can be separated from guests, if needed. 

  • Pick-up and drop-offs can be scheduled 7-days a week at a time that is convenient for both schedules.
     

Pricing*

  • Starting at $55 per day

  • Major holidays: add $10/day

*Final price to be determined by total number of dogs and their specific needs. Please contact us for details. 

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