top of page

Services & Rates

Dirty Paws Pet Sitting & Dog Walking services most of San Jose and surrounding areas. An initial consultation in your home is complimentary so we may meet you and your pet(s) before services begin to discuss their needs. ($25 for the second consultation). Please send us an email through the contact page to schedule a consultation.

Dog Walking

While you're at work or out enjoying the day, we can take your dog for fresh air and exercise in your neighborhood for 30 minutes. Private walks.

  • Starts at $33 per walk for 1 dog

  • $5-10 per additional dog

* All rates subject to change depending on your location.

* Longer walks available, please inquire.

We are now accepting new dog walking clients in the following San Jose neighborhoods: 

North San Jose, Berryessa, Japantown, Downtown, Rose Garden, Willow Glenn, Sunol-Mid Town, Naglee Park

Daily Visits

Traveling out of town for vacation or business? We can visit your pet during that time.

Each 30 minute visit includes clean dish, replenish water and food, potty break or walk in your neighborhood, collection of mail, light plant watering.



  • Starts at $33.00 per visit (up to 2 cats)

  • $3 per additional cat



  • Starts at $33 per visit for 1 dog

  • $5-10 per additional dog

* All rates subject to change depending on your location.

* Medication administration (additional fee)

* Dog household with a cat sibling, additional $5 

Overnight House Sitting    

In the comfort and security of your own home your pooch will relax and maintain their daily routine while you are away. We arrive at 7pm, we'll feed dinner and we'll take your dog(s) on a walk. The next morning we leave after your dog has had their breakfast and a walk (between 7-8am) 12 hour stay.


Other services include: waste pick-up, bringing in the mail/newspaper upon request, alternating lights, curtains and blinds, set out your garbage on pick-up day and of course play time and lots of belly rubs.

We will keep up-to-date via the Time To Pet app.

  • $ Starts at 130.00 (1 dog)

  • $10 per additional pet                                          

* Based on availability

* All rates subject to change depending on your location.


We offer home-style boarding for small breeds only, this means no crates! (only when necessary) all dogs are treated like part of our familyThey have supervised run of the house: kitchen and living room are the most favored places, they get to snooze on the couch if they wish. Enjoy the company of our small dogs and become part of a Dog Pack. 


Guests have the luxury of playing and relaxing in our big, luscious, shaded back yard with lots of squirrels and birds to chase. Our resident Hens will provide lots of entertainment for curious dogs whom never seen a chicken so close (Kenya's hens are kept in their own yard for their safety). During the summer time we set up a pool for those pups that love hanging out in the water. Walks are done daily and weekend trips to our nearest dog park are included.

Our dog pack are : Puchini toy-Poodle, Molly a Yorkie, Shakira and Pepito both Chihuahuas. Our dogs are friendly and are familiar with lots of doggies coming and going.


We have limited space to be able to give our guest dogs undivided attention. You can take a pick in our IG account to see some of the pups in action.

Included in the rate:

  • Daily walks

  • Weekend trip to our nearest school grassy yard

  • Group play or buddy play time

  • Kiddy pool playtime (summer time only)

  • Cuddle time with Kenya on the couch before settling for the night

  • Naps in the yard under the shade in the swing

  • Squirrel chasing (a favorite pastime)

  • Man-Cave time with world class DJ (Kenya's husband)

  • Daily updates with photos or videos

  • We only accept small dogs/breed only

  • Limited availability, send us an email to inquire

Pet Shuttle

We can pretty much take them anywhere. Please inquire.


Other Pets 

We are happy to take care of rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, etc. Please inquire.

Additional/Last Minute Fees

These fees will be added to the invoice on top of the base fee.

Early hours visit (6-7:30 AM) $15-20 

After hours visit (7:30 PM and after) $15-20 

One day or same day notice to add or change walk/daily visit $10

Single weekend visit/walk $10 (Does now apply to vacation pet sitting)

Pet sitting booking requested three days or less $25 in addition

We can administer: $5-10 additional fee

  • Subcutaneous Fluid Drips

  • Insulin shots

  • Inhalers

  • Eye/ears meds

  • Pills/liquid meds

Key Fees

  • $18 (pick-up)

  • $18 (return)

  • Lock boxes are welcome

Payment Methods

  Payment is due on the first day service

  • Zelle: 408.807.2220

  • Apple Pay: 408.807.2220 

  • Checks payable to Dirty Paws Pet Sitting

Cancellation Policy

Dirty Paws Pet Sitting and Dog Walking enforces a strict cancellation policy. 


  • More than two weeks = Full Refund

  • 7- 14 days notice = 75% Refund

  • 3 - 6 days notice = 50% Refund

  • Less than 3 days = No Refund

  • Overnights House Sitting: DPPS is limited on the amount of overnights that can be scheduled and when this service is booked, we will turn down other overnight requests. DPPS requires 50% payment at the time of booking to guarantee service (full payment during the holidays).  If service is cancelled one week prior to our scheduled arrival date, there is NO refund. Once service begins there are no refunds or credits for early returns.

  • Weekly Dog Walks: Cancelling 24 hours or on the same day will be charged full rate. Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance to receive a credit.

Holiday Services

      *Please note extended visits are not offered during the holidays!

  • Holidays: We will require a 50% non-refundable deposit for booking during Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. Once service begins there are no refunds or credits for early returns.

       Our employees are taking time away from their families to care for your pets while you enjoy your f         families, in order to retain quality staff, we pay our team time-and-a-half for visits performed on holidays. A $20 per visit surcharge applies on the following major holidays: ​

  • Memorial Day

  • 4th of July

  • Labor Day

  • Easter

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Day after Thanksgiving

  • Christmas Eve

  • Christmas Day

  • New Year’s Eve

  • New Year’s Day

We use 100% biodegradable….poopie bags!

bottom of page