Rates

Rates 2017-06-22T10:25:40+00:00

Below are our current rates, fees and discounts for pet sitting, home care and dog walking services.

PET SITTING RATES

All pet sitting service includes most home care services and all visit times are based on arrival and departure times.

Picking up a key/fob from management
(if YBFF is not provided a key/fob)

5.00 / visit

1-2 Pets (Dog or Dog/Cat combo) requiring 1 visit/day
Visits approximately 40 minutes

26.00 / day

1-2 Pets (Cats) requiring 1 visit/day
Visits approximately 40 minutes

21.00 / day

1-2 Pets (Dog or Cat) requiring 2 visits/day
Visits approximately 30 minutes

42.00 / day
21.00 / visit

Additional Pets Above 2 (per additional pet)
If pet owned by client, not visiting pets

8.00 / day

Additional 30 Minute Visit

21.00 / visit

Additional 10 Minute Visit (potty/stretch)

16.00 / visit

Additional Times for Miscellaneous Service
Billed in quarter hour increments

42.00 / hour

Other Type Pets and Services
Worked out on an individual basis; fish, snakes, rodents, birds, bunnies, etc. / abundance of plant watering, meeting workers, emergencies, etc. (In some cases there will be no additional charge)

42.00 / hour

Horse and other Large and Farm Animal Care
Billed in quarter hour increments. If horses are combined with other pets on a job, charges will be worked out on an individual basis.

42.00 / hour

Overnight Pet/House Sitting
Based on the 12 hour overnight stay, additional visits or services will be charged at above service rates

72.00 / night

Visiting Pets
Any pet staying with you while YBFF is caring for your pets will be charged this rate in addition to your own service and MUST be arranged and approved by YBFF and all additional paperwork complete at least one week prior to service.

50% of normal rates

Home Care Without Pets
Billed in quarter hour increments with $16.00 being the minimum charged

42.00 / hour

ADDITIONAL PET SITTING CHARGES/FEES

Note: YBFF considers Holiday Periods to be 5 days Prior and 5 days after any recognized holiday or breaks from school such as fall and spring break.

Scheduling Service with less than 5 days prior notice over any Holiday Period

20% of job

Scheduling Service with less than a 48 hour notice over any Holiday Period

25% of job

Cancellation of any Pet Sitting Service with less than 8 days confirmed notice

20% of job

Cancellation of any Pet Sitting Service with less than 8 days confirmed notice over any Holiday Period

40% of job

Cancellation of any Overnight Pet/House Care Service with less than 14 days confirmed notice

40% of job

Cancellation of any Overnight Pet/House Care Service with less than 8 days confirmed notice over any Holiday Period

60% of job

NOT CALLING YBFF OFFICE upon your arrival home causing YBFF to make a trip to the home if client cannot be contacted by phone

25.00 / trip

BILLING AND PAYMENT FOR PET/HOME CARE SERVICES

Payment is due upon completion of service by either check or cash. An invoice and envelope will be left on the last day of service For Pet Sitting Services:

Any service over $300.00 will require payment of one-half the total service amount at least 3 days prior to the start of service.

A $25.00 penalty will be charged for any amount due not received within 20 days from the last day of service and assessed again every month on any balance not paid. There will be a $45.00 charge for all returned checks.

Tips can be added to the total amount due and will be given to the appropriate team member(s).

DOG WALKING RATES

Note: All dog walking times are based on arrival and departure times. Pets from the same home do not include visiting pets that do not belong to client.

Picking up a key/fob to the home from management
(if YBFF is not provided a key/fob)

5.00 / visit

Potty Break/Stretch for 1-2 dogs from same home walked at the same time (approximate 10 minutes)

16.00 / visit

– Additional dog from same home/same time

6.00 / dog

30 Minute Visit for 1-2 dogs from same home/same time

21.00 / visit

– Additional dog from same home/same time

8.00 / dog

45 Minute Visit for 1-2 dogs from same home/same time

27.00 / visit

– Additional dog from same home/same time

10.00 / dog

60 Minute Visit for 1-2 dogs from same home/same time

42.00 / visit

– Additional dog from same home/same time

12.00 / dog

ADDITIONAL DOG WALKING CHARGES / FEES

Cancellation of any walk without at least 4 hours prior notice

16.00

Forgetting to advise YBFF of a cancellation

16.00

Visiting Dog if can be walked at the same time
(if not walked at same time normal fees will be charged)

50%

BILLING AND PAYMENT FOR DOG WALKING SERVICES

Billing for Dog Walking Services is prepared bi-weekly and either left by the walker or emailed to the client the Monday after the close of the two week billing period (whichever the client prefers). Payment is due upon receipt and can be made by check or cash and left in the envelope provided for the team member to pick up and return to the office or mailed.

Gratuities are very much appreciated by the hard working YBFF team members and can be added to the total amount due which will be given to the appropriate team members.

A $25.00 penalty will be charged for any amount due not received within 20 days from the date on the invoice and assessed again every month thereafter until the full amount is paid.

NOTE: We have a new software we will implementing in 2017 that will make the billing and payment process much easier for our clients.

MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES

Key pick up or drop off after our initial service

16.00

Additional meetings requested after the initial/first meeting

42.00 / hour

Charge for service provided outside our service area

4.00 / mile per visit

Lock out charge – A trip to your home to unlock the door should you get locked out. YBFF is only able to provide this service if we have a team member available, and only between the hours of 7am and 8pm.

42.00 / hour

DISCOUNTS

Appreciation for anyone you refer to us that becomes a client
(cash or discount on your next service)

10.00

Seniors over 70

5%

Combo home discount for dog walking
(dogs walked together from same complex as agreed to in advance by both the clients and YBFF)

20%