The work to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus has caused employees to work from home or become laid off as companies and businesses temporarily close. Local governments have been encouraging social distancing and self quarantine, so many people and families with pets are finding themselves stuck indoors for long… read more →
Dog Walkers do much more than provide a pet with exercise while their guardian is away from home. All dogs require exercise to remain healthy, and the amount needed depends largely on their breed, size and age. In general, all dogs require at least one to two hours per day, however,… read more →
Pet Sitters do much more than provide a pet with food and water while their guardian is away from home. A good Pet Sitter also spends quality time with the animal, gives him exercise, and knows how to tell if he needs veterinary attention. What’s more, pet sitters typically offer… read more →
There are many Pet Sitters, Dog Walkers, and Pet Boarders to choose from, however, Bay Area Pet Pals offers all of these services and more! Private On-Leash Dog Walks • Pet Sitting Visits “Just Like Home” Dog Boarding Services 24/7 Checks On Your Pet Three words describe Bay Area Pet… read more →
Introductions Having your pet(s) meet with your pet sitter ensures that they will not be shocked or frightened when service begins. While you are away, it is good to leave an article of clothing that you’ve recently worn near where your pet sleeps as a reminder of you. Sometimes a… read more →
Provide Details Inform your pet or house sitter of anything that may be out of the ordinary (sinks that don’t drain properly, toilet that overflows, etc.). Be sure to inform your sitter of any doors that should not be opened, or areas where your pet is not allowed. Be sure… read more →
In order to provide our clients and their pets with the most reliable service, Bay Area Pet Pals requires that each client utilize a key storage lock box to hold a minimum of two keys, or two sets of keys, to their residence. Two are necessary in order to ensure… read more →
Bay Area Pet Pals cares about your pet! We offer round the clock checks on your pet while you are at work or away on vacation. Contact Us anytime of the day or night to request a calming check on your pet.
Get daily updates on your pet while you are away! Just ask us and we will send you photos, text messages, or voicemail messages directly to your mobile phone.
Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, and San Mateo. *Some service areas may require additional travel fees. Contact Us to see if we can help you.
Holidays are busy times for us and for our Customers. Please understand that advance scheduling and fee payment is very important in order for us to provide the best service possible. Holiday Pet Sitting and Overnight Stays There is a Holiday surcharge of $15.00 per visit for the following holidays:… read more →
Initial in-home Consultations are always FREE! (*any consultations requested beyond the FREE initial consultation are billed at $25 per 30 minutes) “Early” and “After Hour” Calls (before 8am and/or after 7pm) can be accommodated for an additional fee of $15.00 per visit
We love referrals! As our “Thank You” to you, we offer incentives for great referrals. Incentives may vary depending on the type of referral made, but you can choose your reward: FREE bag of pet food! FREE services or CASH!
Bay Area Pet Pals owner, Lynda Mortensen began with “Super Scoopers” in 1989. Her business was one of the first doggie yard clean-up services in existence. Shortly after opening, word spread that such a service existed. “Super Scoopers” was soon asked for interviews on station KNBR 68’s Frank and Mike… read more →
Bay Area Pet Pals welcomed Alisse to the team in early 2015. Alisse’s love for animals began when her dad would take her to Butano State Park as a child and they would enjoy the outdoors and camping. Spending countless hours observing the area’s wildlife and discovering the different habitats… read more →