Frequently Asked Questions

Reliability and experience!
You love your pets, and so do we! Having us visit them is a real treat and breaks up their day!

To provide an outlet for your pet to release energy
Relieves anxiety for pets left alone at home while you are at work or away.
You can put your mind at ease knowing your pet will get lots of individual attention and their daily routines will be maintained.

Peace of mind
In the event that something unexpected happens, you’ll take comfort knowing your pet is in experienced hands. We will make good decisions on behalf of your pet, and contact you for further help.

YES! If we can, we will! Merry Pawpins has cared for tropical fish, goats, birds, hamsters, guppies, bunnies and more! Feel free to contact us to see if we can help!
Rates start at $17. Please let us know what area you live in and how many pets you have in the contact form to receive a quote.
Office hours are 9-5 Monday- Friday and 11-2 Saturday and Sunday. All emails, phone calls and meet and greets will be scheduled during those times.

Pet sitting and dog walking hours are 7:30 am- 8:30 pm 7 days a week.

At Merry Pawpins we pride ourselves on our excellent communication. We will make every effort to text you pictures and “pupdates” of your pet as often as we can. While you are away Merry Pawpins will leave you written “Pupdates” on Merry Pawpins stationary letting you know how each visit went!
Tips are never necessary, but always appreciated. If leaving a tip, please leave cash that is clearly labeled that it is for the sitter. Gift cards are also acceptable if you so wish! If a job is shared amongst sitters, the tip will be split accordingly.
Yes, we will clean up after your pets to the best of our ability. If there are always accidents, we will ask you to book an additional visit in the day. We will do a walk through to check for accidents. If excessive extra time is needed to clean up, you will be billed accordingly.
No, all pets must be visited no less then once every 24 hours. Dogs may not be visited less than twice a day unless you plan to return home prior to 4:00pm. No exceptions will be made. This is for the health and happiness of your fur-baby.
Merry Pawpins requests the name and phone number of a person living nearby. If the Merry Pawpins pet care provider is physically unable to reach your home due to impassable roads, we will contact that person. Your pets’ health and well-being is our utmost concern and we will contact you as soon as possible to keep you informed of these events. This is pertaining to snow, ice, and severe storms.
We will be glad to mail your keys upon your request. The fee will be $5. If you need them to be dropped off, we can arrange that as well. There will be a trip charge of $17 for this service and requires advance notice.
We are always feeling the love from our clients and appreciate it more than words can say! If you’d like to leave a review, we can be found on YELP, Facebook, and Care.com!