SERVICES

Pet Sitting Rates
30 Minute Visit – $21
45 Minute Visit – $27
60 Minute Visit – $32

 

Holiday Pricing: An additional $10 per visit will be added for all holidays. Holidays include: New Year's Eve, New Years Day, Independence Day,  Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

 

Pets are happiest when they’re in their own home. With Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC pet sitting service, you let them stay in their own familiar environment even when you can’t be there. We will work with you to set up a schedule that works best for your pet and their regular routine.  In order to keep your dog as happy and healthy as possible, we request at least two visits per full day that you are away for any dog sitting service. 

 

Each pet sit includes:

• All the love, hugs, tummy rubs, and attention your pet needs

• Fresh food, water, and treats

• Walks, exercise, and playtime

• Potty breaks and cleanup of pet waste

• Medication administration

• Cleaning/tidying up of pet areas

• Collecting newspaper, mail, and packages

• Watering your indoor/outdoor plants within reason

• Alternating lights and blinds

• Putting out trash

• Caring for your outdoor wildlife (squirrels/birds)

• Any other reasonable pet or home related tasks—we personalize every visit to accommodate you and your pets needs!


 

We Love Cats, too!

 

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC understands that cats need a different kind of attention.  Whether playful or peaceful, your kitty will receive just the amount of attention they prefer.  With a good cuddle and full bowl of food and water, they’ll stay perfectly pleased in my care. In addition to feeding, watering, and playtime, visits include a thorough litter box cleaning to keep your cat healthy and your home clean during your absence. We are flexible as to the number of times we’re scheduled to come by each day.  Just let us know how often your cat would like some company.


 

Small Mammal, Bird & Reptile Care

 

Furry, feathery, and scaly, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC them all! I know how hard it is to find care for the more exotic species of pets.  While we don’t have tons of experience with all of these types of pets, your instructions will be followed….to the letter. We also have back up resources with local vets, a local reptile store and an exotic pet rescue. Our care is customizable. We offer feeding and watering, habitat maintenance, pick-up of live food (crickets, mice, etc.), love, playtime and more.  Contact us today to discuss your needs!


 

Dog Walks & Playtime Rates
30 Minute Walk – $21
45 Minute Walk – $27
60 Minute Walk – $32

 

Holiday Pricing: An additional $10 per visit will be added for all holidays. Holidays include: New Year's Eve, New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

 

A nice stroll or good playtime in your fenced yard is a great way to break up your dog’s day and prevent boredom.  They’re the perfect remedy for an afternoon at home alone, giving them just the right amount of attention and exercise.  For them, it’s a slice of doggie heaven.  For you, it means a happier, calmer dog when you arrive home at the end of a long day. 

Dog walks may be booked on an as-needed basis or on a regular weekly schedule.  Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will tailor our walks to your instructions, and to your dog’s fitness needs. Your senior dog’s walks will be at a comfortable pace for them. If you have a high energy pooch, we will pick up the pace to wear them out.  

 

Note: Dog Walks & Playtime do not include feeding or medication.  Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will make sure that they have plenty of fresh water and provide treats, if allowed.


 

Home Check (No pets) Rate

15 Minute Visit - $18

 

Holiday Pricing: An additional $10 per visit will be added for all holidays. Holidays include: New Year's Eve, New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

 

Give yourself peace of mind while you're away. Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will provide a visit to your house to rotate lights and bring up the mail, newspaper, any package deliveries, and garbage cans. We will do a walk around your property to check for running water and look for anything that seems out of the ordinary.


 

Farm/Horse Care Rate

$37 per hour (one hour minimum)*

 

Holiday Pricing: An additional $10 per visit will be added for all holidays. Holidays include: New Year's Eve, New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

 

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will feed & water and check to make sure that everyone is safe & behaving normally.  We will also clean stalls to your specifications. This services includes a Home Check at no additional charge, if requested.

 

*Pricing subject to #pets, stall cleaning, extensive supplement & food prep, blanketing, etc.

 

Pet Taxi Rate

$37 per appointment*

 

It’s often frustrating to try to schedule vet & groomer appointments around your work or school schedule.  Rather than having to schedule/cancel/reschedule, come in late, leave early or take a day off of work, let me get your pet to & from that appointment for you.  Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will pick your pet up at home and drop them off at the vet or groomer. When they are ready to go, they will be picked up and returned home.

 

*Pricing will be adjusted if you require Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC to wait for your pet at their appointment.

CLIENT POLICIES

Pet Sitting Visit Policy:

In order to keep your pets as happy and healthy as possible, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC requests 2 to 4 visits per full day that you are away for any dog sitting service.  Cats and small animals require 1 to 2 visits per day that you are away.  Horses & farm animals generally require 2 visits per day.

 

Payment:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC accepts debit & credit card payments through the Handlr app. Payments will be processed every Saturday evening after services have been completed.

 

Dog Walking Billing Policy:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC offers weekly billing options. There is a 7 day grace period for payment, after which your bill will be considered delinquent. Please see below.

 

Delinquent Payment Policy:

There is a 20% late fee for all late payments. You will receive a 7 day grace period following the due date for services rendered, after which there will be a 20% per week interest charge on the entire balance. If there is an unpaid balance for over 10 days, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC reserves the right to discontinue caring for your pets until balance is paid in full. Balances that remain unpaid for 30 days will be sent to collections.

 

Returned Check Charges:

There is a $25 fee for all returned checks.

 

Unforeseen Purchases:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will purchase pet food, cat litter, cleaning supplies or other necessary items that are essential to the health and well-being of your pet while you are absent. I will retain a receipt and the pet owner is responsible for reimbursement of these items. In addition to item reimbursement, there will be an additional $20 trip fee. Please make sure that all items needed to care for your pet are in full supply prior to the start of service.

 

Scheduling

Hours of Operation:

I am caring for pets 365 days a year.  Our pet care hours begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 10:00 p.m.  I am available to take your calls 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  I will be checking the phone periodically during off-hours in case of emergencies.

 

Last Minute Scheduling Requests:

Last minute emergencies and business trips do happen and Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will do our very best to accommodate any last minute requests. However, we cannot guarantee services without sufficient notice.

 

Dog Walking Cancellations:

Cancellations of services must be made before Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC is en route to your home. Cancellations made after this time will result in the service being billed as completed.

 

Pet Sitting Cancellations and Early Returns:

It is not unusual for trip plans to change at the last minute. However, please understand that Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC may have turned away business in order to accommodate your requested services. Therefore, with the exception of severe weather, life-threatening emergencies or a death in the family, cancellations with less than 7 days’ notice prior to your trip will result in you being billed 50% of the total invoice for the scheduled pet care. There are no refunds or credits for early returns or changes to pet sitting schedules once pet sitting has begun.

 

Holiday Cancellations:

With the exception of severe weather, life-threatening emergencies or a death in the family, any cancellations with less than 14 days notice prior to a major holiday (ie: Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day and Thanksgiving) will result in you being billed 50% of the total invoice for the scheduled pet care. I request your understanding that Holiday travel is a peak service time for pet care.

 

Requested Times:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC offers a variety of times to accommodate your busy work schedule and vacation needs. We cannot guarantee that we are going to arrive at the exact time you choose due to the nature of the business & traffic patterns. However, we do guarantee that we will arrive within one hour (+/-) of the time you requested, unless you’ve informed us that arrival times are flexible. Exceptions will only be made for pets with time-sensitive medical needs.

 

Backup Walkers/Sitters:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC values high-quality and stable, reliable relationships with our clients and their pets. It is always our expectation that the Leashes To Leads staff member at your Meet & Greet will be the one caring for your pets. However, life is unpredictable. People get sick, cars won’t start, family emergencies occur. If that staff member is unavailable, you will be provided a backup walker. Whenever possible, we will give you enough notice so that you can set up a time to meet them if you desire to do so.

All of our back ups are trained to guarantee the safety of both your home and your pets.

 

“Honey, I’m Home” Calls and Policies:

Please remember to call or text when you have returned home safely! If Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC does not hear from you, we will continue visiting to assure the safety and well-being of your pets. Additional trips will be added to your bill at the regular rate. Please contact 352-266-1526 at ANY hour and leave a voice or text message that you have returned.

 

Home Access and Security

Keys:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC must obtain a verified copy of your house key during the initial in-home visit when pet sitting services are scheduled and care agreements have been signed. Keys will be returned in person within 7 days of the end of your pet sitting service unless other arrangements have been agreed upon. It is recommended that your key remain in your Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC file for your convenience and for use during future services. I require a key for all pet sitting assignments, even if you have provided a garage or door access code, to protect your pet in the event of a power outage or garage door malfunction.

 

Alarm Companies:

Always notify your alarm company, door person and/or gate guards that Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will be caring for your pets so that we are allowed access to your home and service goes uninterrupted. If possible provide a gate card, gate remote control, or key fob.

 

Additional Pet Care Assistance and Other Scheduled Services Not Affiliated With Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC, company owner, agents, assigns, successors and heirs are not liable and are completely indemnified for any and all liability stemming from the act(s) or failure to act of third parties, whether known or unknown, including but not limited to, friends, neighbors, relatives or other service persons., that shall enter your residence for any purpose while Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC is caring for your pets. Please provide the names, phone numbers, and license plate numbers of any and all persons not affiliated with Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC that may be entering the home in your absence or may be parking in your driveway while you are away. Any and all unexpected vehicles or people will result in a phone call to the police.

 

Privacy Policy:

All of your information will be kept private and confidential. Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC highly respects my clients entrusting me with the care of their home and their pets. I do recommend that you inform a trusted neighbor, apartment complex business manager, neighborhood HOA and/or local police department that, while you are away, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will be caring for your pets and your home.

 

Pet Behavior and Safety

Aggressive Behaviors:

If a pet has a history of biting or other aggressive behavior, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC reserves the right to refuse service. Bites must be reported to the local authorities as provided by law. The owner will be liable for the representative’s medical care expenses and damages that result from an animal bite.

 

Animal Behaviors:

Animal behavior can be unpredictable. Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC does not accept responsibility or liability for animal behavior, normal or otherwise, which result in injury to the client’s animals. Further, if a Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC provider is harmed or injured by the client’s animals, the client/owner accepts full responsibility for the cost of any necessary medical attention required by either the Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC provider or by the animals. It is expressly understood and agreed that Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC shall not be held responsible for any damage to Client’s property, or that of others, caused by Client’s pet(s) during the period in which the pets are in the care of Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC.

 

Weather Policy:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC strives to create a safe and healthy environment for your pets and our staff members. In the event of extreme temperatures or severe and hazardous weather conditions, we will provide a potty break and spend the remainder of the visit playing with your pet indoors. These weather conditions include: temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, temperatures below 40 degrees, torrential or freezing rain, hail, and when lightning is present. If your pet has heat or cold sensitivities beyond breed standards please inform us at the time of your initial consultation.

 

Inclement Weather:

In the event of inclement weather, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC has requested on your profile the name and phone number of a person living nearby. If Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC is physically unable to reach your home due to impassable roads, please provide us with this information so that we can contact this person to request assistance. Your pets’ health and well-being is our utmost concern and we will contact you as soon as possible to keep you informed of these events.

 

Vaccinations/Immunizations:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC requires that all pets have the necessary vaccinations and immunizations before service begins. We may ask to see expiration dates for rabies vaccinations to photograph for our files. If at all possible, it would be greatly appreciated if you could have made a photocopy of these to retain for our records.

 

Fences:

Fenced in yards are wonderful playgrounds for our dogs and allow them additional space to exercise and play. However, no fence system is totally secure. Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC does not accept responsibility or liability for any client’s animals that escape or become lost or injured, fatal or otherwise, when instructed to leave the clients animals in a fenced in area. This includes electronic, wood, metal or any other type of fence. We also reserve the right to refuse yard play if the yard poses a threat to the pets or our staff member. For example: unsanitary conditions, stagnant water, excess animal waste, unkempt lawn, hazardous trash or items strewn about.

 

Pet Waste:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will dispose of all pet waste according to your specified wishes. We do request that you provide plastic bags for this purpose and indicate where you would like these waste bags disposed in the provided pet profile forms.

 

House Cleanliness:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will clean up after your pets to the best of my ability. Please inform us of the designated area for the appropriate cleaning supplies on your “Client Profile.” If there are accidents above and beyond the normal amount anticipated, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will charge a reasonable fee for clean-up time.

 

Harnesses & Collars:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC asks that you please ensure that all harnesses and collars are free from tears and properly fitted to avoid your pet slipping out.

 

Other Dogs:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will not permit your dogs to interact with other dogs on walks. If stray dogs that are off leash approach, we will do our best to keep interaction at a minimum and move away from them calmly and quickly.

 

Human Interaction:

Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will not allow your pet to interact with any other people while in our care. We will make every effort to keep your pet safe and the best way to do so is to keep a safe distance. We cannot predict others behaviors or your pets reactions to their behaviors, and we find the best solution is to avoid any possible conflicts.

 

Household Emergencies:

Please leave the name and number of a trusted maintenance company or a person you can rely on to attend to any household emergencies that may arise during your absence. This includes but is not limited to; leaking pipes, malfunctioning water heaters and heating and air units. Please discuss any continuous household problems during consult.

 

Thermostats:

Please leave your thermostat settings within a normal comfortable range (68-78F). If the house temperature is outside of this range, Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC will adjust the thermostat. This is to ensure the health and comfort of your pets during the time of your service with Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC.

CONTACT

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Thank you for your interest in getting in touch with Leashes To Leads Pet Care, LLC!

 

We do everything in our power to accommodate each client request. No two pets needs are alike and we pride ourselves on the personal, one-on-one care given to each of our lovable furry, feathered & scaled friends.

 

You can reach out to us 3 different ways:

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Email:

aimee@leashestoleads.com

 

Call or Text On The Phone:

352.266.1526

 

Handlr App:

Using the Handlr app, you can set up your profile, book appointments and chat directly with us.

 

Thanks & have a wonderful day!

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