Pet Sitting Rates

What is Included With Vacation Pet Sitting?

When vacation or business travel arise, hiring a pet sitter just may be the perfect solution for your pet and home. Each visit includes:

  • Breakfast, lunch, or dinner served as instructed
  • Water bowls emptied and refilled with clean water
  • Food dishes washed
  • Treats given, if allowed
  • Potty breaks as needed
  • Medication administered if applicable
  • Social interaction: playtime, daily walks, brushing, cuddling, or whatever is their normal routine
  • Mess clean up (Not responsible for flooring stains made by pet.)
  • Litter boxes scooped and tidied up
  • Mail, newspapers, and packages are brought inside daily
  • Light indoor/outdoor plant watering (upon request)
  • Trash/recycling carts will be set out and brought in for trash day
  • Blinds are rotated and lights turned on/off
  • Adjust heating and cooling units, if necessary
  • Daily walk through security check of your home
  • Wild bird feeders filled
  • Toilets flushed/faucets run when the temperature drops below freezing
  • Text or email updates of your pet with a picture
  • Anything else?…Just ask!

Reno Pet Sitter Rates

Initial Consultation (30-45 minutes) No Charge
This visit includes the initial meet-and-greet consultation to you and your pet, completion of the necessary paperwork, answer questions, transfer keys, and tour your home while discussing detailed instructions on how to care for your pet. This required meeting should be scheduled at least 48 hours prior to service.

Short Visit: (20 Minutes) $16 per trip/visit
Purr-fect for shy or single cats, mid-day potty breaks and bedtime visits for dogs.

Regular Visit: (30 Minutes) $19 per trip/visit
Ideal for one to two pets.  Each visit is filled with belly rubs, feeding, playtime/short walk. Most dogs do best with two Regular Visits per day and one Short Visit per each full day you are away. At this time, Ruff Ruff Ruff meow cannot provide care to dogs who require daily or nightly crating.

Extended Visit: (45 Minutes) $24 per trip/visit
Best for multiple pet homes, long walks, and pets with special diets or special needs. At this time, Ruff Ruff Ruff meow cannot provide care to dogs who require daily or nightly crating.

Hourly Care (60 Minutes/limited availability) $29 per trip/visit
Good for those who want their pets to receive longer periods of personal attention,  affection, playtime, and exercise, along with the standard basic home care services requested.

Overnight Sitting: (Not Available)

Dog Walking: 
Dog walking is no longer available as a stand alone service. Dog walks are included at no additional charge with vacation pet sitting.

Service Area Limited to 89509 & 89519

Payment is due on or before the first scheduled visit.


After Hours: $5

Medication: No charge to administer oral medication or ear drops. Insulin shots may be assessed an additional charge. Medication needs must be discussed prior to scheduling service. Ruff Ruff Ruff meow reserves the right to refuse service based upon pet medication needs.

Key Drop Off or Pick Up: $10 (A lock box for safe key storage is preferred.)

Pet Supply Pick Up: $19 per half hour + the cost of supplies

Visiting Pets – Pets not belonging to the same owner: $15 per pet/per day

Excessive Indoor or Outdoor Plant/Garden Watering: $5+


Holiday’s: Additional $5 per visit – New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve.