Services and pricing

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We love the pets we take care of, it fills our heart with pure joy!

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House & Pet Sitting

Pets do best when they are able to stay in the home, surrounded by what’s familiar to them and most importantly, stay on their feeding, walking routine. While you’re away, traveling for work or pleasure, booking an Overnight House and Pet Sitting is optimal for your pets and home! We offer a Meet and Greet for pet owners, so when you begin to plan your next trip, contact IB Pet Sitting. Looking forward to meeting you and your pets!

Pet Services > Aptos, Capitola, Soquel, Santa Cruz, and Scotts Valley and expanding to all of Santa Cruz County

Pop-in visits for small pets: 15 minutes >  $27
Pop-in visits for cats and dogs:  30 minutes > $37
Pop-in visit require Sub-q fluids or insulin shots> $40
Pop-in visits for Dog-walking: 30 minutes > $37
Multiple Pets Visits up to 4-pets: 60 minutes > $57
Overnight House and Pet Sitting: Daily > $145

Pop-In Visits

Small Pets Pop-in Visits > $27

Perfect for Birds, Fish, and Reptiles, which is perfect for smaller animals. Book daily pop-in visits while traveling, will ensure they are feed, fresh water, clean cage, etc. If you have more pets, there is a $10.00 fee for each additional pet, allowing additional time for each pet.

Bunny Pop-in Visits > $37

This service is for 2 Bunnies, allowing plenty of time for their special care. If your traveling, be sure to have different bunny-toys that can be given to keep them happy and healthy. If you have more pets, there is a $5.00 fee for each additional pet, allowing additional time for the visit.

Cat Pop-in Visits > $37

Cat visits offers plenty of affection, treats, and fresh water and administering medications if required. In addition to keeping litter box clean, any messes made by pets while humans are away. Please be sure to leave out for your IB Pet Sitter, any cleaning supplies.

Pop-in visit require Sub-q fluids or insulin shots > $40

We provide clients with this service for both dogs and cats that require insulin shots in a timely manner as well as intravenous fluid therapy. We have several IB Pet Sitters who can perform this service. The visit is $40.00 and covers a household with 2 pets, with one requiring the medication or IV fluid.

Dog Pop-in Visits > $37

This service is perfect for a dog that need to be let out in the backyard, playtime, love, fresh water, treat or meal place out.  If you have more pets, there is a $5.00 fee for each additional pet. Please be sure to leave out for your IBpetsitter, any cleaning supplies. 

Dog-walking Visit > $37

If your dog would benefit from a good walk in the neighborhood along with love and attention, then book this service. Before the IB Pet Sitter leaves, you will receive a photo, and your dog will receive a treat, and their meal when requested.

Multiple Pet Visits up to 4 > $57

This service is for those households that have multiple pets, like a few dogs, and cats and other small pets. Booking this service, gives your IB Pet Sitter plenty of time to ensure each pet is looked after, fed, fresh water, treats or their meal and anything else that’s needed to keep them happy and healthy. There is an additional fee of $5 for each pet over the first 4 pets.

Puppy Pop-in Visit > $37

New puppy? How wonderful for you and your family. Puppies do need lots of attention, and more importantly, they need a routine throughout their day. Your puppy will benefit from regular IBpetsitter visits.

New Rescue Pop-in Visit > $37

Adopting a pup and giving them a forever home will fill your heart! Our dog-walking visits are perfect and can help in reinforcing house training and beneficial as they adjust to their forever home and family.

In both cases, your IB Pet Sitter can be booked directly in the client’s portal, and you can leave a note letting the IB Pet Sitter know what you have been working on, so we can reinforce what your pup is learning.

Just House Sitting > $27

Traveling and taking your pet with you? Sometimes when you head out of town you just need someone to pop over and ensure everything is ok back at home. We offer House Sitting for just that purpose! We happily stop by to get your mail, packages and bring them inside, then walk through the home to check for any home issues, and provide extra security, giving your home that lived-in look keeping trouble away! We can visit as frequently or infrequently as you prefer and what will work with your travel plans.

Getting Married? > $85

If you are getting married, like most dog parents, your dog is a big part of the family. This is why we offer our service called Wedding Pet Attendant. We have IB Pet Sitters who will care for your dog just before the wedding ceremony for photos, then during the service, and after the wedding ceremony. The Wedding Pet Attendant, will manage the dog after the wedding ceremony for additional photos, then your dog will be taken home, to rest until the family arrives home. Your family and friends are already involved in your special day and our service assists you and allows your dear ones to be present, while we care for your dog.

Let us take the worry out of making your dog’s presence a reality for you, with our IB Petsitter handling all things dog related on this special day. From transportation to the wedding site, light-grooming, and dress to impress. Our service focuses on caring for your dog before, during, and after the ceremony. We do other events or special occasions where you may need a similar IB Pet Attendant.

This service is $85.00 an hour with a 3-hour minimum additional fee may apply if the driving distance is more than 10 miles one way.

Hotel Pet-sitting > $37 an Hour

Coming into the area for an event? A wedding? The Beach Boardwalk? We ask that you book as early as possible for weddings, out to dinner, and another special occasion. This service is limited during peak summer months and may not always be available. We try our best to accommodate requests. Give us a call or text at 831-588-2329 for current availability.

Overnight Care

Overnight House and Pet Sitting > $145

Rural and Mountain areas > $150

Overnight house and pet sitting for Aptos, Capitola, Live Oak, Santa Cruz City, Sea Bright, Seascape, Soquel, Santa Cruz City, the fee is $145 for every day the IB Pet Sitter is in the client’s home. Overnight house and pet sitting for Aptos, Corralitos, Bonny Doon, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Felton, Freedom, La Selva Beach, Los Gatos, Pajaro Dunes, Santa Cruz, Soquel, Scotts Valley and all of Watsonville, the fee is $150 for every day the IB Pet Sitter is in the client’s home. The following has new prices


On departure and arrival times, the IB Pet Sitter must arrive within an hour of you leaving and may leave within an hour of your arrival home. When the client leaves before 8am to start their travel day, or won’t arrive home till after 6pm, there is an added fee so that the pets and home are looked after. To book this service, send the following information from your client portal: Date and Time of your departure from home and Date and Time of your arrival home. As always, you can text Susan at 831-588-2329 your travel plans, and she will book this service for you. *Please text your IB Pet Sitter when boarding your flight home, and again when you land at the airport.

Overnight House and Cat Sitting > $100

Overnight house and cat sitting for households with cats only, fee is $100.00 for everyday the IB Pet Sitter is in the client’s home. There is an additional $10.00 fee for each additional cat or other small pet. If you have a dog, please book the above Overnight House and Pet Sitting service. On departure and arrival times, the IB Pet Sitter must arrive within an hour of you leaving and may leave within an hour of your arrival home. When the client leaves before 8am to start their travel day, or won’t arrive home till after 6pm, there is an added fee so that the pets and home are looked after. To book this service, send the following information from your client portal: Date and Time of your departure from home and Date and Time of your arrival home. As always, you can text Susan at 831-588-2329 your travel plans, and she will book this service for you. *Please text your IB Pet Sitter when boarding your flight home, and again when you land at the airport.

Last Minute or Emergency Booking Request > $150

Planning a last-minute vacation getaway or have a family emergency?

When you must travel with 24hrs. or less notice, IB Petsitting requires that this service be booked, and billed at $150.00 a day for every day the pet sitter is in the home. An IB Pet Sitter will contact you, to go over any details and will also meet you at your home, to go over any details regarding home and pets.

Our goal is to cover all possible scenarios and booking this pet care service is the best option. Additional fees, when necessary, will be applied accordingly, such as but not limited to, pet must be taken to veterinarian, purchase of pet-food, etc.

November & Thanksgiving Week > Holiday-Zone

Accepting booking for Overnight House and Pet Sitting for 7 consecutive days during the Thanksgiving week only. Booked at $175.00 a day x 7-days = $1225.00. All other days within the month of November will be booked at $175.00 a day for everyday the pet sitter is in the client’s home.

December & Christmas Week > Holiday-Zone

Accepting booking for Overnight House and Pet Sitting for 7 consecutive days during the Christmas week only. Booked at $175.00 a day x 7-days = $1225.00. All other days within the month of December will be booked at $175.00 a day for everyday the pet sitter is in the client’s home.

January & New Year’s Week > Holiday-Zone

Accepting booking for Overnight House and Pet Sitting for 7 consecutive days during the New Year’s week only. Booked at $175.00 a day x 7-days = $1225.00. Bookings accepted after the 15th are booked at $145.00 for everyday the pet sitter is in the client’s home.

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