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Gopher Services: In Home Pet Sitting and Errands
The Gopher's Services
Pet Sitter

                                                                                                         Below is a list of all the services that Gopher Services provides for your convience and peace of mind. Remember to let the Gopher go for you!

Gopher Services is available 365 days a year to take care of your pets. Other services listed are available most of the year. Simply select the service you need and give the Gopher a call to set up your initial consultation. At the initial consultation, you can go into detail about what your needs are. A contract is signed that list all services and their fees, and keys are picked up. There is no charge for the initial consultation and all fees are due apon your return. So just give the Gopher a call or send an email. It's that easy.

Dog Walking:

Dog walking visits can be schedualed for your pets to help you provide them with regular exersize. The visits can be schedualed to occur on a regular basis or, after your initial consultation and an account has been established, you can call in a dog walking visit any time you don't have the time to do it yourself.

A typical dog walk last from 15 minutes  The fee for dog walk is $15.00. If there is a need to go on more than one walk,  such as having multiple dogs that cannot be taken all together, then the $15.00 fee is charged for each additional walk. Additional time may be added to the walk at the dog owners request. The same fee applies to each additional 15 minute time segment  added to the walk.

Yard Clean-up of Pet Messes and Clean Kennel:

Cleaning up pet messes from the yard and cleaning the kennel can be arranged to be done on a regular basis while your there or while your away, the choise is yours. This is another service that you may use on an as needed basis by simply making a phone call to the Gopher once an account has been established.

The fee for this service can only be determined on a case by case basis. The fee is based on the size of the yard ,the number and size of kennels, and the number of pets being cleaned up after.

Pet Taxi:

The Gopher can take your pets to or pick them up from the groomers, vets, kennels, or where ever you need your pets to be. This is great when you've just cleaned your car and don't want to risk it getting dirty again with pet fur, smells and other messed that might occur. It's also convenient when you just don't have the time. Once an account has been established, you can get this service by making a simple phone call.

The fee is $10.00 plus milage one way for 3 pets. There is an additional fee of $1.00 for each additional pet. You must provide a pet carier for each pet. No pet will be taken without a pet carrier. This is for the safety of your pet.


All fees for the services offered are due apon the completion of the service except for errand services. A bill is delivered on the 1st and the 15th of each month for the errand services.
Pet Sitting:

A typical pet sitting visit may include feeding and watering your pet(s), clean or scoop litter box, let dogs out to potty, clean up any pet messes, water indoor plants, bring in the mail and news paper, turn on/off lights, and opening/closing curtains. Daily email updates about how your pet(s) are doing are also available apon request at no extra charge. Many other services are also available for an additional fee.

A typical pet sit visit last 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the needs of the pets and the needs of the client. The fee for this visit is $12.50 for a 15 minute visit and $15.00 for a 30 minute visit for up to 3 pets. There is an additional fee of $1.50 for each additional pet. 

House Sitting:

A typical house sitting visit might include getting the mail and news paper, turning on/off lights, opening/closing curtains, and watering plants. It may also include some of the other services available for an additional fee. The visits are all custom made to personally suit you at the initial consultation. The fee is $12.50 for each visit.

Pick-up/Delivery Service and Personal Shopper:

These services are convient for you when you have a busy schedual or need to be in two places at the same time. These services can be recieved by making a simple phone call once an account has been established.

The  fee for this service is $5.00 plus milage to and from the store. This fee applies to each store visited.

All Other Services:

Although Gopher Services main goal is to help you take care of your pets, there are other services available from the Gopher. They include house keeping, laundry, and plant watering. These services may be set up to occur on a regular basis or on an as needed basis once an account has been established.

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Gopher Services: In Home Pet Sitting * D'Iberville * MS * 228-861-9043


Prices are increasing in January 2004 for all new clients. All current clients will be charged the current rates until January 2005. The new prices will be posted near the end of December 2003.