We know you want all of your family members present on your special day and that includes your pet.
Our team can provide professional and loving pet care for your furry family member on your big day so that you do not have to worry about Fido stealing food from the buffet or going potty in front of the photographer. Whether you are looking for your pet to be your ring-bearer or just make a guest appearance for photos on your wedding day. Please review the information below then contact us to learn more about our customized wedding day pet sitting service!
Pre-ceremony rehearsal, pre-ceremony pet sitting, transportation to ceremony for your pet, dressing up pet and final touches brush up upon request, supervise your pet during the ceremony including handling for photos, assist your pet with their “role” such as best pal or ring bearer, provide standard care such as potty breaks, feeding, and water, walks and playtime, continued pet sitting services throughout reception.
Sample Add-on Services
Overnight Sitting on your wedding night, honeymoon sitting, pet taxi to groomer before ceremony.
Typically we travel within a 10 mile radius of Washington, DC for wedding services. Depending on staff availability we may be able to travel beyond the DC, MD, VA region and are open to discuss any location. Our team is well-traveled and our passports are ready! We assess a mileage fee of $.60/mile. Our sitters are also paid for travel time and travel time will be included in the invoice.
Wedding services start at $250. Our rate is $50/hour for ceremony services with a 4-hour minimum. We charge a travel fee in the amount of $.60/mile to and from the sitter’s home in Washington, DC. We also bill for travel time and the initial consultation.
In addition to the cost we would request to have permission to post a photo or two and a recap to our website or social media accounts.
Initial Meet and Greet – $25
Wedding Services: $50/hour with a minimum 4 hours. Travel time is billed at the hourly rate.
Travel – $.60/mile from zip code 20007
Add-on: 12 hour overnight sitting $100
The above rate covers one dog. A second handler may be needed for dog siblings or for dogs that are heavy pullers, highly excitable, or untrained. Estimates will be given in advance, final quotes will be given after the consultation.
9:00 am – 9:30 am
Drive from DC to couple’s home to pick up pet – 30 minutes
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Drive pet from home to the wedding – 1 hour
10:30 am -3:30 pm
Pet handling for pre-ceremony, ceremony, pictures, and reception – 5 hours
3:30 – 4:30 Drive pet from venue to pet’s home – 1 hour
4:30 – 5:00 Drive from pet’s home to sitter’s home – 30 minutes
40 miles total.
Total = $449
Broken down: $25 consultation, 8 hour workday at $50/hour plus $24 mileage.
*Please note we are unable to discount services. Learn more on our FAQ page.
We only accept wedding requests within 90 days of the event. We realize advance planning is important to the couple however we cannot guarantee staff availability more than three months in advance.
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We know how difficult it is to plan a wedding. We are happy to assist with everything pet related from including your pets in the ceremony to caring for your pets while you travel on your honeymoon.
With our help your family can enjoy the wedding instead of helping to care for your overly-excited pet!
We customize our wedding day pet sitting services to meet your needs. Each couple has a unique vision for including their pet in their ceremony and we will work with you to decide the best approach to transform your vision from an idea into cherished memories!