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Animal Companions
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P.O. Box 35541
Houston, Texas 77235

Services and Fees

Included below is a listing of our most common services and fees. We try to customize our services to the needs of each client.

If there are any questions about our services our prices, or to schedule an appointment, please contact us by telephone: 713-726-0033, or email: PetSitter@AnimalCompanions.NET.

Services and Fees

Initial Visit

The first consultation is always FREE! Repeat Initial Visits are billed as a normal Pet Sitting visit (see below).

Key Pickup/Drop-off

If you choose not to participate in our Ready-Key Program (where we keep two copies of your key on file, in a safe), key pick-up and drop-off after the Initial Visit is $10 per trip.

Pet Sitting

With each 20-30 minute pet sitting service we: For a nominal fee ($5), we will gladly administer medications (including subcutaneous injections, such as those required for diabetic pets), vitamins, and other special care.

We try to customize each visit to you and your pet's needs, so feel free to request additional services! Examples include watering indoor plants or refilling a bird feeder. Your Pet Sitter may request an additional charge for time-consuming or difficult tasks.

You may also request that your Pet Sitter contact you (via text message, email, or non-long distance telephone call) while you are away to give you a brief update of how your pets are doing.

Midday Dog Walking

For our clients who simply need dog walking rather than full petsits, we offer this discounted service. Some restrictions apply.

Like our regular petsit, this is a 20-30 minute visit. However, during this time we perform only dog walking (e.g., no additional services). This discount is only available on weekdays (Monday through Friday, excluding holidays) and in a limited area (inner loop, south of 59).

Pet Taxi

With our Pet Taxi service, we gladly transport your pet to a local destination (for example, the veterinarian or groomer). Pet Taxi (less than 10 miles): $25. $45 for same-day round trip.

Home Care

Shopping for Pet Supplies

$17 per half hour, including drive time, plus cost of supplies (receipt will be provided)


Terms and Conditions

Animal Companions rates are based on the time and personnel needed to prepare for and perform a given service. There is no extra fee for additional animals serviced at the same location. If we feel we cannot perform services requested in the allotted time or without additional personnel, we will request:

Holiday rates

Visits scheduled on holidays are subject to a Holiday Service Fee of $5.00 per visit. Animal Companions holidays are as follows:

Late Booking

Visit scheduled at the last minute (less than 48 hours notice for Ready-Key members or less than 5 business days for non-Ready Key members) are subject to a Late Booking Fee for each scheduled visit.


A visit must be cancelled before the petsitter arrives at the client home in order to avoid being billed for the visit. Visits cancelled with less than 24 hours notice may be subject to a $12.00 Cancellation Charge.

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Animal Companions
P.O. Box 35541
Houston, Texas 77235

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