Exotic Pet Care and Grooming

Exotic Pet Care In Your Home

With Tinkle Time Exotic Pet Care, you can have peace of mind leaving your small animals at home with exotic animal care professionals check in services. Our experienced staff have a broad knowledge of exotic care, making us a wonderful option for pets with extra special requirements.

Service includes feeding, water, spot cleaning, regular enclosure maintenance and plenty of love and attention. Visits start at approximately 25-30 minutes in duration. Medication administration for an additional feed. Special needs animals welcome (syringe feeding, fecal stimulation etc.)

We currently offer daily check in services for the following exotic pets:

  • Guinea Pigs
  • Rabbits
  • Freshwater Fish
  • Reptiles (excluding snakes that exceed 25 feet or 4 inches diameter)

*No venomous species permitted

  • Single Animal
  • $30
  • Additional Animals
  • +$5 per
  • Medication/Special Needs Services
  • +$5 per

Exotic Pet Grooming

With Tinkle Time Small Animal Grooming, you can now get a hair cut on even your smallest of pets!

Grooming options available for hedgehogs, hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, birds and reptiles!

  • Waterless baths available for rabbits, guinea pigs, hedgehogs and ferrets
  • Haircuts available for long haired rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs
  • Bird nail trims and wing clipping
  • Nail trims for reptiles

*No venomous species permitted

*See below for grooming policies and standards

  • Hair Cut Only
  • $30
  • Waterless Bath Only
  • $30
  • Nail Trim or Wing Clip
  • $30
  • Hair Cut, Bath & Nails
  • $45
  • Nail Trim and Wing Clip
  • $45

Freshwater Fish Tank Care

Going away for vacation? Finding your weeks are just too busy? With Tinkle Time Tanks you can relax knowing your aquatic pets are cared for by experienced and passionate professionals! With over 3 years of combined professional fish tank maintenance, our tank cleaners handle the stress of cleaning and maintenance of your tanks while you get to enjoy the natural beauty of fish in your home! All we require from you is access to water and a drain! 

Service includes siphoning, water treatment (seachem prime and stability) and refill, additional treatment available at request.

Additional treatments available: FISH-fx (probiotic disease preventative and immune booster) Seachem Flourish, API Stress Coat, Seapora Snail Zap, aquarium salt (prices vary).

  • Freshwater Tank Cleaning
  • $40/hour
  • Additional Treatments
  • $Vary

Grooming Policies and Standards

We provide you with a 2 – 3 hour window of arrival time. Your estimated arrival window is noted in your booking as the start and end time. A text will be sent in the morning of your appointment.

If your pet is uncomfortable and needs the groom to stop, we will stop for the day and come back at your convenience. The safety and stress level of the animal is of the utmost importance. The client will be invoiced for the length of time we were able to complete in the session.

A $30 assessment fee will apply if the grooming service was unable to be conducted to the animal’s high fear, anxiety and stress level.

Payment is due immediately following your appointment. E transfer to [email protected], cash or credit card. Gratuities can be added to the total or in cash.

Ensure the facilities we will be using in your home are working and operational. If not, we may need to reschedule or cancel your pets groom. 

Additional fees may apply for the following: no show fee at groomers discretion, travel outside our service area $5+, fuel fees within city limits, parking fees (rate of street parking), clean up fees $10+

Additional Notes:

  • Service area includes the entire city of Calgary. We are also available in outlying communities for an additional minimum $5 travel fee. These areas include but are not limited to: Airdrie, Chestermere, Okotoks, Cochrane. If you aren’t sure if we service your area, drop us a line!
  • Cancellation Policy. We require 24 hours notice to cancel an appointment. If a cancellation is requested within 24 hours, we will charge a cancellation fee up to 100% of the services requested and a deposit may be required to book your next groom.
  • Tinkle Time Pet Services accepts the following payment methods: