Private Dog Walking

Private Dog Walking:

We know that pets are creatures of habit. With Petcetera as your own personal dog walker, you can be assured that your pet's environment and routine is maintained. In your absence, we will do our best to make sure that their emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being is taken care of in every way. You can feel confident that your dog is being attended to by a professional, knowledgeable, and caring dog walker.

Benefits of private dog walks:

Keeps your pet's weight under control.

Reduces or may even eliminate anxiety and other common behavioral problems.

May help alleviate some health problems.

Helps your pet to feel happy, healthy, and more relaxed when back home.

Private Dog Walking Information:
  • An in-home consultation with your dog walker is always provided before engaging in the services.
  • Email, phone, or text updates with photos can be provided while you are away.
  • Upon your return you will be provided with a written update on your pet's behavior while you were away.
  • Always feel free to ask about any additional services to contribute to your peace of mind.

Fees and Other Information:
  • Private Walks are $30 for each 30 minute visit (includes walk for 1 pet, with an added $10 for each additional pet.)
  • $5 will be added for administration of oral or topical medication.
  • Minimum of 1 visit daily is required for dog walking services. Discount of 10% is provided for additional visits.
  • Unless there is medication involved, we can not guarantee an exact visit time. Please ask your walker if they can work on a schedule that meets your needs.
    • Morning Visit: Before 11 AM
    • Afternoon Visit: Between 11 AM and 4 PM
    • Evening Visit: After 4 PM up until 8 PM or whatever time you and your walker have decided upon.

Late Scheduling:
Petcetera reserves the right to charge a late booking fee of $10 to ensure walker coverage for clients.
Non-Holiday Periods: Please give us 2 days notice.

Major Holiday Periods: Please give us 7 days notice.

Departure or Return Date Changes and Full Cancellations:
If your dog walking departure or return dates change, or you need to cancel, Petcetera reserves the right to charge a fee as follows:

Non-Holiday Periods: Please provide 24 hoursnotice or you will be charged $30 or not reimbursed for 1 visit for early cancellations.

Major Holiday Periods*: Please provide 48 hours notice or you will be charged $60 or not reimbursed for up to 2 visits for an early return.

* New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, President's Day, Memorial Day Weekend, July Fourth Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Day Weekend, Christmas Day Weekend

Areas Serviced:
Uptown, Garden District, Irish Channel, French Quarter, CBD, Carrollton, Bywater Marigny, and Fontainebleau.
(If you do not see your location listed, feel free to contact us to ask about possible services.)
To request these services, please feel free to contact us by phone at 504.269.8711 or by email at
Liability and bonding insurance – All of our pet sitters are covered under a comprehensive pet sitters’ insurance policy in the case of negligence on their part for anything in their “care, custody, and control,” including everything in your home and your pets. They are also covered under a Bonding policy in case of theft. Our coverage limits are the maximum allowed by our group insurance company, and we have never made a claim on our insurance.
Store Hours:
Monday- Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
Sundays 11 PM to 6 PM