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Pet Services at Home
Your Guilt Free Alternative to Boarding

Creature Comforts of Columbia offers a variety of pet care services that allow your pets to remain at home in their familiar environment.  Each service can be tailored to meet the needs of your pets and maintain their normal routines. Our expertise includes but is not limited to dogs, cats, reptiles, exotic birds, backyard chickens, and small mammals. 

In addition to our routine services below, we also have experience caring for senior and special needs pets who may require special monitoring or have complicated medication regimens.  Our pet care specialists are experienced in administering a variety of medications including but not limited to: oral medications, transdermal medications, insulin injections, and can give subcutaneous fluids as directed by your Veterinarian. 

Our service area primarily includes Central to Southwest Columbia, MO.

Introductory Meeting - Complimentary and Required Prior to Initial Service

Dog Walking

Daily Dog Walking

Does your furry friend need some physical exercise and enrichment?  Stuck at work and need some help letting your pup out? We are here to help! 

A Black Pug dog being walked.

25-30 Minute Private Walk - $25
45 Minute Private Walk - $35
60 Minute Private Walk - $45

Adventure Hikes

Make your dog's day with our 2 hour adventure hike! This service is designed to provide your furry friend with a unique and stimulating experience. Our team of experienced and trained pet care professionals will ensure that your dog is well taken care of during the hike. We carefully select the trail and the pace of the hike to ensure that your dog is safe, happy, and comfortable throughout the entire journey. It's a great way to provide your dog with physical exercise, mental enrichment, and socialization.

* We will only offer a few Adventure Hikes per week. If you would like to get on our email list for more information and to get priority booking click here.


2 Hour door-to-door - $90
Second dog (same home) add $25

Adventure Hikes

While this is a private service and our handler will only have dogs from the same household, we will encounter other people and dogs while on the trail. For safety and liability, we are only accepting friendly dogs who can be easily controlled in this type of setting.



Cat Sitting
(& small animal care)

Heading out of town?  Whether you're away for work or play, we've got you covered!  These visits include feeding, giving medications, litter scooping, cage cleaning, daily updates, photos and more.

Caressing a Cat

Express up to 15 Minute Visit - $20
Standard 25-30 Minute Visit - $25
 Extended 45 Minute Visit - $35
Hour Long 60 Minute Visit - $45

Cat Sitting

We require a minimum of 1 visit per day while you're away. Express visit are only available for households with shy 1-2 cats. Households with 3 or more cats or complex routines will be upgraded to standard visits.

Puppy Care

Getting a new puppy can be exciting and, well, exhausting. We get it! 

Creature Comforts of Columbia understands the unique needs of puppies and their busy owners. Whether you need help during your work day or care while you're out of town, we will work with you to determine the best schedule to set your puppy up for success. 

Our puppy experts can also help in a consulting capacity to new puppy owners to recommend our favorite toys, chews, walking gear and area trainers.

Portrait of a puppy.
Puppy Care
Litter Box Maintenance
Cleaning cat litter box.

Litter Box Maintenance

Whether you have mobility issues, a health condition or just a lack of time making it difficult for you to scoop or regularly clean your cat's litter box, WE GET IT. We created this service with you and your cat in mind. 

Our service includes a one-time deep clean or a weekly subscription service, where our professional and experienced pet care team will come to your home to scoop and maintain your cat's litter box(es). We use non-toxic cleaning products to ensure that your cat's litter box is not only clean but also safe for your pet.

Weekly and monthly rates available. Contact us to discuss your specific needs and schedule.


Pet Photography

We believe that every pet deserves to have beautiful, high-quality photos to celebrate their life and the special bond they share with their human family. Let us help you capture those memories and create stunning, lasting images of your furry best friends. Photos can be taken in your home, at a park, trail or one of Columbia's famous landmarks.

  • New Puppy / Kitten Announcement

  • Holiday Photos

  • End-of-life commemorative photoshoot

  • and more

Starting at $100

We require a minimum of once daily visits for cats and caged pets.

Cat sitting is based on up to three pets per household. 

Additional $3 per pet per visit applies for each pet beyond the first three pets.

Holiday Rates Apply: New Years Eve, New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas (12/24-12/25).

For the most accurate quote for care, please call (573)333-PETS.

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