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Daily dog-walking and cat-sitting

Petpal will visit your home to play with your pet(s) and give them food & water.  If you have a cat, we'll clean their litterbox.  If you have a dog, we'll take them out for a walk, perhaps with a couple of other dogs.  Visits are approximately 20-40 minutes in duration. 

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Rates (ask about our discounted rates for pre-pay daily clients)

weekday visits: $15    weekend visits: $20

- no charge for the initial "get to know you" consultation 
- please note: our minimum service call for new clients is $50* 
- puppy program: 2 visits per day, $22 on weekdays, $32 on weekends

- please add $5 per visit if you have more than: one dog or two cats 

- please add $6 per visit for after-hours service (after 6pm, before 10am) 

- please add $10 per visit for extraordinary cleaning needs 

- please add $12 per visit on holidays 

Vacation house-sitting
Petpal will stay overnight at your home and spend part of the day there to care for your pet(s) and keep your home occupied and secureWhile we're there, we'll also take care of watering the plants and collecting the mail and newspaper.  Just relax while you're away; when you return, everything will be just as you left it, if not better!  Please note, this service includes morning, afternoon and evening doggy walks; lunchtime walks are billed at regular rate.  Typically, our arrival time is 6:00pm and departure is 9:00am.

$65 per day

$350 per week
$15 per day surcharge on holidays (bank holidays)
Please note: $75 minimum billing during Nov/Dec holidays

Please remember that our service is popular on weekends and holidays so try to make your reservation as early as possible!

Lockout Service / Key Delivery
One of the benefits of being a Petpal client and keeping your keys on file with us is that you can call us in case you are locked out of your home.  We'll get your keys and get you inside as soon as possible!  Alternatively, we can pick-up or drop-off your keys if leaving a spare set with us is not an option. This service costs $10 + surcharges if applicable.



Payment Information

We request advance payment for all reservations.  $50 fee for returned checks. Late payment fee is $20/day


We use Paypal for credit card payments, please use the link above.

For check payment, please make check payable to Petpal and leave it for us or send to:
Petpal / J. Alain Ferry
236 Beacon St.
Boston, MA  02116


Please contact us if you are not sure about the amount due.

236 Beacon Street

Boston, MA  02116
tel: 617.512.6767

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