Services & Pricing
Initial Consultation - free, no obligation discussion
Called away at short notice? Work outside of Southport and can't get home for your pets midday walk or toilet break? Planning a holiday or weekend away? Elderly, hospitalised or recuperating following injury or illness? Furry Minders are here to give you peace of mind and to provide reliable pet care to a very high standard. Either Linda or Ann will come to your home to meet and greet you and your furry family. This initial consultation will allow you to find out more information about us, and for us to understand your pets requirements. We will then put together, for your consideration, a no obligation individual service package to suit you and your pets needs.
Dog Walking - Out all day at work? Going on holiday or a short break? Does your dog need more excercise to stave off boredom or lose wheight? Furry Minders will ensure that your dog is well excerised and has lots of fun whilst you are at work, playing golf, on holiday, in hospital, or just out for the day. All walks are 1-2-1 and on a leash unless previously agreed with owner. Daily text updates can be sent keeping you up to date on your dogs wellbeing. We will either walk your dog directly from your front door, or we will take them to a nearby park, beach or field. Linda and Ann are happy to continue any basic training that you are following with your dog whilst on the walks. Your dog will be walked in all but severe weather, and upon return we will leave them happy, dry and mud free (as much as possible!), with clean water and a treat (with owner's permission).
Full 30 min walk £7.50
Full 40 min walk £9.50
Additional dog charge (from same household) £3.50 per dog (max 4 dogs)
Pop In Visits - Need someone to visit your pet whilst you are away from home? Just rehomed a dog or have a new puppy or kitten? Is your pet on medication from the vets? Furry Minders will visit your dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig etc and let them out for a short play and toilet break, and administer any necesary medication. We will ensure your pet is clean, fed and watered, and is given some fuss and attention. Text updates will be sent if required.
15 min visit £5.00
30 min visit £7.50
Please Note: If weather is dangerous ie heavy snow, ice, gales or extreme heat Furry Minders reserve the right to change any pre booked dog walks into a garden visit if possible or to cancel. We will give as much notice as humanly possible.
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day will be charged at double rates. For bank holidays, and weekends please add £2.00 for each service required.
A deposit of 25% is required to secure booking, payment of the balance is required at least 1 week in advance of the start of service contract - payment can be either by cash, cheque, direct debit or online bank transfer.
Terms and conditions:
Furry Minders will carry the following at all times:
Clean water and bowl
First Aid Kit - regularly checked and re stocked
Spare leads, collars, muzzles and harness
Ball and safe animal toys
Pet bed and throw
Microfibre Drying Towels
Treats - only given with owner's permission
You can be assured that the security of your home and pets is of paramount importance to us. Your house keys will NOT be labelled with your address whilst we are looking after your pets or your home, and they will be kept securely when not in use.
The client is responsible for informing thier home insurance company that Furry Minders will have access to the client's home in their absence.
Pet Sitting - booking a holiday or a weekend away, out for the evening, or an unforseen stay in hospital? Furry Minders can stay overnight or evening sit to provide extra care and attention for your pets. All services below can be provided PLUS the overnight stay or evening sit. This package is specifically tailored to yours and your pets needs, please call to discuss - no obligation. During the Pet Sit, we will collect post, switch lights on and off, open and close curtains, water plants in and outside the house and put bins out on collection days. This gives your home a 'lived in' look giving more security while you are away, and you don't have to rely on friends, neighbours and family. Please call us to discuss your requirements and put together your individual service plan.
Overnight Stay - from £15.00 per night supplement in addition to services required during the day
Evening Sitting (max 3 hours upto 10 pm) £10.00 per hour
All dogs must be good with people and other dogs whilst out on a walk. Adequate collar, lead and/or harness must be provided relevant to the size of dog.
Tel: 07712461375 or 07846242950
Puppy Sitting - Providing lots of cuddles and play with your puppy whilst you are at work. If vaccinated we will take on short walks, and will reinforce any training you have started.
20 min visit £5.00
30 min visit £7.50