The Furry Godmother is an award winning pet care service offering daily dog walks, vacation check ins, cat and small animal care, boarding, weddings and more!. Voted top finalist twelve years in a row for The News Journal's Readers Choice Awards and The What's Happening Awards for BEST Pet Sitter/Dog Walker and Boarding.  We are also American Red Cross Pet First Aid certified.


All of our services can be completely customized (no extra cost) to meet your EXACT needs. Give us a call today to start the process of providing your furry loved one the best pet care available in the  Wilmington, DE and surrounding areas.

At the Furry Godmother, we can proudly say that we truly do provide the best loving pet care, when you can't be there!

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                     NEW and exciting news:


We are currently NOT accepting any new clients for boarding, daycare and vacation pet sitting. All other services such as daily dog walking, pet taxi, weddings, etc. are available for booking.

GAS surcharge: As we are all painfully aware; gas prices have skyrocketed. Any new service order that entails more than one visit a day, will incur a small gas surcharge, until gas steadily stays at $3.50 or below a gallon. We appreciate your understanding in this matter!

*Discounts We offer a 10% discount off your first service invoice to members of the following groups....

Next-door members and clients of Wilmington Animal hospital.
not applicable with any

other discount and or special)




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Who we are

Every pet is special and every pet is unique. Giving them the best care possible involves being in tune with their usual behavior, habits, and needs. It's our job to pay attention to the details and work with you to develop a care plan that satisfies your animals needs. Whether it be daily dog walks, feeding and check ins while you are vacation or caring for them as one of our own at our in home boarding care; we do it all! 

Office Hours

The office is open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 6:30pm and Saturday's 10am to 3pm

Service hours are seven days a week 8am to 9pm

The office is closed on Sunday's and all major holidays