Since 1995 we have been caring for Brevard County's Pets and their Families with our in-your-own-home services! We provide pet sitting, dog walking and exercise, pet taxi service, pet photography, pet bathing, and pet yard waste removal services. We are Veteran owned and operated. Our goal is to give our clients professional, loving care for their pet family of dogs, cats, birds, fish, caged critters, and reptiles/exotics in the comfort and safety of their own home while their people are away.





Our in-your-own-home pet sitting services and our pet walking services are $25.+ per visit. This is the base rate for up to two animals. Additional animals over two is $2.+ per pet. Holiday rate schedule listed below. 


Discounts apply for multiple pets in the same household. A complete discount list is below.

  • Initial consultation: Visit between the pet sitter team and your pet(s) and family is no charge.
  • In your home pet sitting visits: are 30 minutes in length and can and do run longer, depending on individual pet(s) needs/chosen service plan(s). Shorter visits are allowed, please inquire.        
  • Pet sitting visit includes; fresh water, feeding, pet waste pickup/scoop/removal/cage cleaning, medication dispensed as needed (this includes oral, all shots and intravenous (IV) medications), indoor and outdoor excercise, walking, going outside, yard time, quality playtime indoors and outdoors, basic pet grooming, and lots of individual love and attention.
  • Visit levels: Dogs require AT LEAST two visits every 12 hours. (Three or more visits per day recommended for dogs.) Cat require AT LEAST one visit every 24 hours. (Two visits daily is the recommendation for cats.)
  • Dog walking: Dog walking hours are as scheduled 5 days per week. Weekends by appointment.
  • Dog walking service plans are 15, 20 and 30 minutes in length. Longer excursions are available, weather permitting. Extreme heat or cold weather walks may run shorter for pet safety. 
  • In our care/home pet sitting: Rates begin at $30. per day and up per pet. The pet pickup and dropoff fee is separate.
  • Complete care of your residence: Daily including security check, swimming pool and spa maintenance, mail, newspaper and package collection, trash/waste removal, plant/lawn watering, feed wild birds and fish, light/window treatment rotation, etc. All special requests are free of charge and included in every visit.
  • Mobile pet "no grooming, just shampooing": In your home bathing service includes pet bathing ONLY. Cost is $30.and up for cats and $35. and up for dogs.
  • Key pickup charge: No charge for key/garage door opener pickup if key is picked up at initial meeting and kept on file. A $10. key pickup and $10. key return fee applies if the key or garage opener is not kept on file.
  • Pet yard waste removal: A once weekly yard waste removal is complimentary for clients who are on weekly care/dog walk service plans.

Pet Taxi Services:

Taxi pets to the Vet, Camp and the Groomer is $18. round trip for up to two pets within 15 miles of your residence for pickup/dropoff to Vet/Groomer in the morning and pickup/dropoff at home after their visit later in the day. The rate to take your pet to the Vet and remain at the Vet with your pet(s) during service the rate is $26. Pet Taxi Service is available to area Dog Parks near your home for playdates is the pet sitting rate plus a $5 travel fee. Errand service for your pet is also available to neighborhood pet stores and grocers within 10 miles of your home for a $12 travel and shopping fee.


  • Holidays: 2017 holiday rates apply on:  President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.
  • Gift Certificates: We also offer gift certificates available year round in any denomination. We also provide gift certificates and gift donations of services and pet products to benefit area non-profit organizations too.
  • General Discounts: Discounts apply for military, multiple pets in the same household, and all service canines. *Only one discount may apply per reservation period. **Seven or more visits/walks are required for any discount to apply. Discounts do not apply on any weekends or during any holiday time periods.
  • Weekly/Monthly Customer Discounts: If you are on a one-month dog walking or pet care/sitting plan featuring 5 or more visits per week, four weeks per month, you will receive a monthly discount off the standard rate. Only one discount may apply per reservation period.
  • Adoption Discounts: All current pet families in our care who adopt a new pet into their forever home will receive one free complimentary pet sitting or dog walking visit. Only one discount may apply per reservation period.

    Payments: Payment is due in full at the time service begins. Failure to pay othe amount due on the date of the first visit, the late payment is a flat $25. fee and $5. per day late thereafter. No exceptions. We accept cash, local checks only, and Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. There is a $50 service fee for any returned checks.

Cancellation policy: A copy of our policy is provided at the time of the initial meeting.


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Chance Encounters Pet Services located in Melbourne, Florida 32940 and we are proudly serving All of Brevard County, Florida.