Pricing

So you want to book your piggies in for one or more of the services available, but you need to know how much it’s going to cost! Below is a comprehensive breakdown of all the services and packages available. You will notice that discounts are in force in the package deals, but further discounts may be considered at the discretion of Tiny Paws in particular circumstances.

Please note that prices are per guinea pig, unless otherwise stated.



COLLECTION/DROP-OFF SERVICE 

As a rough guide I can offer to collect and drop-off your guinea pigs from:

Huntingdon, Hartford, Godmanchester, Brampton, Hinchingbrooke, the Stukeleys, Kings Ripton, Hemingford Grey, Houghton & Wyton and St Ives.

This service costs £5 to cover my travel and time expenses, in addition to the service you have booked your pigs in for.


GROOMING

Individual services
* Long-hair CUT – £5
* NAIL trim & foot spur removal – £4
* Thorough HEALTH MOT incl. ‘boys bits’ clean, ear clean, written report and weight tracking – £5

Package deals
* Short-hair WASH, DRY & NAILS + ‘boys bits’, grease gland and ear clean – £7
* Long-hair CUT, WASH, DRY & NAILS + ‘boys bits’, grease gland and ear clean – £8
* ANY package deal + HEALTH MOT written report & tracking – add £2
* Specialist BATHS (e.g. treating parasitic infestation) & DRY – Please enquire directly with Laura.

Any questions regarding treatments and pricing can be directed to Laura on 07791 347843. Prices will be agreed upon prior to the guinea pigs’ treatments.


*NEW SERVICE*
MOBILE SERVICES

I can offer a basic grooming and health check package in your own home, which includes nail clipping, boys bits clean, grease gland, ears and a basic health check all for £15 per guinea pig or £25 per pair, including my travel and time costs.

As a rough guide I can cover the following areas:

Huntingdon, Hartford, Godmanchester, Brampton, Hinchingbrooke, the Stukeleys, Kings Ripton, Hemingford Grey, Houghton & Wyton and St Ives.


HOLIDAY BOARDING

The price depends on the number of guinea pigs staying and the length of the stay, but as a guideline figure, you can expect a pair of guinea pigs sharing a cage to cost ~£7 per day. 

This price includes:
– indoor housing year-round (climate control) in a large C&C cage.
– bedding on fleece, which is dry and hygienic and suited to all guinea pigs of all ages.
– suitable toys for enrichment.
– cage cleans as required.
– unlimited supplies of the best quality Oxbow Orchard Grass hay, and Readigrass.
– fresh vegetables daily (small amounts of a variety) and limited amounts of fruit.
– free nail clipping, “boys bits” clean, and ear cleaning for each guinea pig.
– text and photographic updates sent to you (if requested).
– access to a secure lawn in appropriate weather, if the guinea pigs are used to being put to lawn.

Dry food is provided at an extra cost of £1 per guinea pig per stay. However you can avoid this additional cost by bringing your own dry food along with you, and this is something I personally recommend doing. I also recommend bringing any of your guinea pigs favourite toys with them, to help make them feel at home here, though I do have plenty of hideys and soft toys to keep them entertained!

Discounts are offered at my discretion, usually for larger numbers of guinea pigs, and for any guinea pigs staying 7 or more days. Tiny Paws Family Members are entitled to a reduced rate.


DAY CARE

The price of Day Care depends on the level of care your piggy needs. The highest cost service is syringe-feeding and post-op recovery, as a very high level of monitoring is required. For elderly piggies or just those needing some human interaction throughout the day, it’s a little simpler.

Discounts are available if you are looking for Day Care on 3 or more consecutive days and if you are a Tiny Paws Family Member.

Day Care without specialist skills – £10 per day
Day Care with medication and health monitoring – £15 per day
Day Care with syringe-feeding – £20 per day
Day Care with post-op recovery – £20 per day

The cost of Day Care includes one cagemate to help keep your piggy relaxed and at ease. Any supplies required will usually be requested from the owner, but it can be arranged for the materials to be provided (e.g. syringes, feed for syringe-feeding).


MEMBERSHIPS

Membership to Tiny Paws is optional, not mandatory. Anyone is welcome to use our services and to seek advice from Laura. However, access to Laura’s considerable expertise can be made more quickly, easily and closely available at the small fee of £20 per year, no matter how many guinea pigs you have.

We have a page that details the Membership system and provides the form needed to apply for Tiny Paws Membership. To give an overview, however, just a few of the benefits to having a Tiny Paws Membership include:

* Access to the Tiny Paws Telephone Helpline
* Pre-vet-visit health checks
* Discounted Day Care fees
* Discounted Holiday Boarding fees
* One FREE package deal in December
* Birthday & Christmas cards
* Reminder texts for treatments due and for upcoming appointments.

Please visit our Membership page for full information, and contact Laura if you are in any doubt as to what’s included.



HOW TO PAY

For on-demand services, payment is requested upon collection, preferably by card. For specialist baths, payment is requested upon the first treatment. Cash can be accepted but I don’t usually have change, so please bear this in mind before you collect your pigs!

For membership options, a one-off card payment, direct debit or payment plan can be discussed.