Want to go away on vacation but hate kennels or caging your pet? Have a pet that prefers (or needs) to stay in its own home instead of someplace else? Or perhaps you simply want to make sure your pet gets the exercise and hugs he or she needs while you are working? Regardless of what your needs may be, look no further! "Your Critter Companions" is a pet sitting and dog walking service that offers Bay Area pet owners a wide variety of pet services including dog walks, cage-less boarding, pet visits, overnight sitting, post-hospitalization check-in visits, medication and fluid administration, as well as pet transportation, hospice and respite care for most types of pets. Established in the Bay Area in 1990 and in continuous operation since that time, we have 20+ years of experience providing outstanding dog walking and pet sitting service for our wonderful animal friends and helping out with their owners with all types of pet service needs.
Our staff are reliable and caring, and are all pet owners themselves -- they will treat your pets as they would their own. Everyone on our staff has been through a detailed vetting process that often takes up to 3 months or more since we believe strongly that our staff should meet not only the client requirements but also our high standards. One result is that everyone on staff is licensed, bonded and insured. This is particularly important since each pet owner needs to be able to put their trust in the sitter or dog walker that is assigned to their pet.
All kinds of pets are welcome with Your Critter Companions -- big, small, young, elderly, hearing-impaired, vision-impaired, calm, energetic, mobility-impaired, you name it...they all are truly your best friend and the most loyal companion you can have, and we will treat them like our own! We will go above and beyond for your pet to make sure they get everything they need. And we can email, call or text you with regular updates for any type of service. Our rates are based on the number and type of pet you need service for, as well as the type and frequency of service needed. We don't believe in a "one size fits all" approach since every pet family is unique. We will happily provide you with a rate quote via phone, just give us a call!
Currently, we can provide service in the following cities: San Jose (north and central), Burlingame, Belmont, Redwood City, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Saratoga, Campbell, Milpitas, Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, San Leandro and San Lorenzo. We are able to travel to areas outside these cities, based on an additional mileage fee, so please ask if you don't see your city listed!
* Family-owned and operated
* We live in your neighborhood, so last-minute service requests are welcome!
* Flexible schedules based on YOUR needs
* Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including all major holidays
* Long-time members of HomeAgain's volunteer rescue group, and, Pet Sitter's International
Our services include:
* Dog walking (feeding/water change)
* Exotic pet visits (feeding / water change / play time)
* Cat / dog visits (feeding / water change / play time / litter box cleaning & poop scoop service)
* Pet transportation (vet / groomer / location to location)
* In-home overnight sitting
* Medication administration (pills / liquids / subcu)
* Hospice and respite care
* Deceased pet remains transport
* Location security check, mail collection, lighting changes, plant watering, garbage bin service, and more!
Our pet visits can be daily, multiple times per day, as well as every other day depending on the type of pet and service needed. We also offer combination services, such as overnight sitting combined with one or more pet visits per day. If you have a pet service need that hasn't been listed, give us a call and we'll try to help.
We will schedule and initial face-to-face meeting so that you and your pet can meet us, before starting the initial service. We always receive excellent reviews and feedback from our existing clients, and can provide references when we meet! You can rest peacefully while you are away on vacation or at work, knowing that your pet is now a part of our family, for the night, for the weekend, or whenever you need. We look forward to working with you and your pets, and can't wait to meet! GIVE US A NO-OBLIGATION CALL (or Click Here to Email Us) TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION: (650) 690-7744, (510) 397-7387 or (925) 951-8445.
Our standard service includes pet sitting, dog walks, daily visits, boarding, pet taxi, and more! We are also now offering hospice and respite care for pets with near-end-of-life special needs. We are currently accepting new dog walking and pet sitting clients in and around Mountain View, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Campbell, San Jose (North and Metro Areas), Milpitas, Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Burlingame, Belmont, Redwood City, Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, and San Leandro. Our service includes care for dogs, cats, birds, horses, chickens, rats, rabbits and other exotics. If you have services needs or a pet type not listed above, just give us a call!