About Homeward Bound
Homeward Bound Pet Care has
been serving the greater New Bedford area since October of 2000.
It is owned and run by Amy Houbre who is an experienced vet-tech
as well as a lifelong pet-owner.
Going on vacation, have a
special event planned, long weekend, working long hours, need
your pet transported to the vet or groomer?? need a house-sitter?? Homeward Bound is here ready to serve all your
Our services include dog-walking, play time,
medication administration, vet or groomer transport, picking up
of pet supplies, house-sitting as well as crime deterrent measures
for you home such as bringing in mail or newspaper, adjusting
lights, disposing of trash. We will also provide plant care and
lawn watering. We are bonded and insured for your piece of mind
and can provide excellent references from area pet owners.
Homeward Bound has
membership in the professional petsitter organization:
Southern New England Professional Pet Sitters
supports two local animal organizations:
Colonial Basset Rescue
of Middleboro, MA and The Champs Shelter of Wareham, MA.
Adoptable cats from Champs Shelter can be found at
Rates: Our rates are based
on half hour basis which is $17. House-sitting is $48/overnight and
pet transport or pet supply pick-up is $25/hour.
Our area of coverage
includes New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Westport, Freetown, Assonet,
Acushnet, Lakeville, Rochester, Mattapoisett, and Marion.
information or a free consultation please contact Amy Houbre at
(508) 858-8157 or e-mail at
Wishbones for Pets
Homeward Bound Pet
Care will participate in Wishbones for Pets for the third
year in a row. Wishbones for Pets is a community based pet
food/pet good drive that will be conducted by pet-sitters all
across the US and Canada six weeks prior to Thanksgiving. The
drive will run from October 15th-November 30th. The animal
shelter who will be the recipient of the pet goods is the Champs
Shelter of West Wareham Ma. The shelter's wish list of
anticipated goods include: wet cat food, dry cat food, cat
litter, cat toys, paper towels, chicken baby food, cat beds,
baby wipes, and antibacterial cleaners and hand soap. The
following businesses have agreed to be drop-off sites for the
pet-food drive: Denise's Pet Care(123 Fairhaven Road Rt. 6
Mattapoisett Ma), Pampered Star Pooches(270 Huttleston Ave. Rt.
6 Fairhaven Ma), Family Pet(3042 Cranberry Hwy, Wareham Ma),
Stop & Shop (Cranberry Hwy Wareham Ma), Wareham Feed Co. (rear
327 Main St.), Wareham Ma), & Jacks are Wild(177 Main St.
Wareham Ma). Champs will have a table set up at Walmart in
Wareham on October 21st from 10am-6pm if anyone would like to
stop and say hello or drop off a donation.
For more information
on this project please visit
www.wishbonesforpets.com or call Amy Houbre at (508)
998-7557 or Lynn LaChance at Champs at (508)291-0072. If you
would like to donate funds they can be mailed to the Champs
Shelter 1057 Main St. West Wareham Ma, 02576. Please write
Wishbone in the memo portion of your check. Thank you!!!!