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Safe Pets Trust

Columbia, Missouri  
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Safe Pets Trust services and rates

Updated 12/4/18
Dog services are no longer available at this time.
paw We can help with cats and small pets in Columbia in our service area.

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Security/standard visit - with no pets
· Plants maintained (in and out)
· Light rotation/security check
· Blinds/drapery adjustment
· Mail/paper retrieved
· Timer check if applicable
· Appliance/fire hazard check
· Refrigerator/freezer check
· Trash/recyclables on trash day
· Outdoor bird feeding/water



Security/standard visit - with 1-3 cats
Includes basic services above plus:
· Pets fed
· Pet water changed
· Pet play time
· Litter cleaned
· "Accidents" cleaned
· Light grooming/petting
· Pet tox hazard inspection in approved areas

20-30 min./visit

Households with multiple pets/special concerns
We prorate these cases on an hourly rate of $40. We are adept with administering most medications and nutritional protocols. PLEASE, NO INJECTIONS. We're dedicated to providing an appropriate level of daily direct human interaction. Our rates reflect our commitment to this principle and our experience in delivering quality care. To obtain a precise estimate, a complimentary consultation may be required to evaluate your pet's needs.


Pit stop
For cats and people needing an extra hand with regular care routines without travel, such as long workdays or commutes.

$15 for 15 min.

Holiday fees
There will be an additional daily charge for visits on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, New Year's Eve and Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

add $7 each visit

Feline behavioral assistance - helping people understand and live with unhappy kitties
Consultation, strategy development and progress evaluation for problems ranging from inappropriate marking to aggression. Program implementation may require items like air-blaster units or pheromone diffusion cells which we only charge you our cost should you wish to keep equipment upon final evaluation. Cases vary and most require 3-5 weekly sessions.

$40 per hour plus cost of materials

Initial consultation visit
Consultation fee is treated as not refundable deposit and credited toward first service invoice.


Additional fees:
Key pickup/return (Does not apply to initial service assignments, only subsequent reservations)

$10 per trip

All services are paid in full upon initial consultation or key pickup. Cash or check accepted

Safe Pets Trust understands plans change. We refund or carry forward prepaid balances for visits not required due to cancellation or early homecoming. Short notice reservations may not be possible for us to accommodate therefore there is no added fee.

Call Safe Pets Trust for trustworthy care when you can't be there.