FAQ

A few things to know about Walkin' the Dog SF.

Dog Walks:

•  Visits are approximately an hour and include private walks that are at least 30 minutes, on leash. 

•  Length and strenuousness of walks are customized for your dog's needs.

•  If you would like your pup to run and play in an enclosed neighborhood playground, we will walk there and back on leash                                                            

• After returning from a walk, I will spend time with your dog ---playing with toys, giving tummy rubs--whatever your pup enjoys. 

• Available on weekdays 9-5.

•Sometimes two dogs from the same household can be walked together. 

 

Payment Policy

• Initial consultation is free.

• $30/hour for visits 2x weekly, which include walks of 30-45 minutes. For two dogs, the charge will be      

   $35/walk

•$27/hour for visits 3x or more weekly, which include walks of 30-45 minutes. For two dogs, the charge will

   be $30/walk. 

• Payment by the month, in advance, to reserve space.

Cancellation Policy:

• During every year (12 months from start date), Client may cancel 12 walks without charge.  Advance payment for any such cancelled walks will be credited to the following month's bill.  

• No refunds/credits for cancellations with less than 24-hour notice.

Medical Requirements: 

• Current rabies and DHPP immunizations

• Spay or neutering.

• Flea control.

•Heartworm prevention recommended

Safety Requirements:

• For dog walks,  please provide a collar that has your emergency contact information.

• Walkin' the Dog needs the name, address and phone number of your veterinary hospital.

Grooming Policy:  

• Toweling down, If your dog gets dirty or wet.

Other Services:

•Pet sitting   

    -In-home visits that provide food, fresh water and love for dogs and cats. 

    -$25/visit

    -$35/visit if short dog walk and/or other "extras" are included.

    -Written permission to Client's veterinarian authorizing medical treatment 

    -Payment in advance

  .Boarding

      -Available in my home for clients' dogs that are compatible with my dog

      -$40/day, which includes love,  three walks, meals, administration of necessary medication, handling

        emergencies, etc.   

      -Written permission to Client's veterinarian authorizing medical treatment

      -Payment in advance

Holidays Observed:

• Memorial Day, 4th of July , Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Wednesday-Friday) , December 27-January 1.