Service Fees

dog walkingPet Minding

Our fees are time based to make things simple, regardless of how many pets you have or what kind of pets you have our fees are:

$25 - 20 Minute Basic Feed Visit
Up to 20 minutes. Change water, clean up after them, take out garbage, bring in mail etc.

$30 - 30 Minute Visit
Similar to Basic Feed Visit, but includes 20 min walk or play time.

$50 - 60 Minute Visit 
Similar to Basic Feed Visit but includes 50 min walk or play time.

$20 - Extra Visit
Generally a shorter visit for letting a pet in / out etc.

Sunday / Public Holiday Surcharge
$12 per visit.

Good Friday / Christmas Day Surcharge
$20 per visit.

Introduction Visit
$15, where we come and meet with you and your pets and get all the relevant information.

Dog walking

Regular week day scheduled dog walks, purely time based pricing:

30 min walk - $30

60 min walk - $50.

Outlying area surcharge (e.g. Jilliby, Killcare, Yarramalong, Calga, Mangrove Mountain) – Add $8 to all fees.

References from many satisfied clients available on request.


Payment Terms

A non refundable deposit of 50% is required prior to any Service of more than seven (7) days with the balance payable within seven (7) days of return of the client.

Full payment for Services must be received within seven (7) days of the client’s return.

Cancellation fee of 50% of total if Services are cancelled 24 hours or less prior to first visit.

Dishonoured cheques will attract a fee of $35 per cheque.


  1. Castle Home and Pet Minding Service is fully insured.
  2. Castle Home and Pet Minding Service respects your privacy and maintains personal details collected about you in accordance with National Privacy Laws.
  3. Your privacy and pets’ safety and wellbeing are a prime concern to us.
  4. The safety of our staff is of utmost importance to us.
  5. It is highly recommended that all pets are micro-chipped and wear properly fitted collars with an identification tag in your absence.

Caring for your fur kids since 1999