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52,952 dog walkers are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $13/hr as of February 2023

The average star rating for dog walkers is 4.8

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Carla S.


Burbank, CA

$20-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter & Walker

5.0

(24)

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Hi! I am very passionate about animals and have been my entire life. I had them from a very early age, and growing up we had dogs and birds. I was always trying to bring other animals home. Over the years I have watched and owned many pets. I have several years of prior experience with dog walking...
Carla can also help with: Daily feeding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Carri C.


Laguna Niguel, CA

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Extreme pet lover sitter~walker

4.7

(26)

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Hi! My name is Carri, I reside in Laguna Niguel. I have been dog walking, pet/house sitting for 30 years. I provide excellent care and companionship for your pet! I offer daily, weekly, overnight & extended care, feeding, yard cleanup & oversee medication(s). It's vital to know that your pet is...
Carri can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent Review:

5.0
Carri went above and beyond taking care of our cats while away. She is passionate about helping people in all ways and has a huge heart.

Reviewed by Amanda F.

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Caroline A.


Gilroy, CA

$15-50/hr 10 yrs exp

From Tortoises To Elephants, You Name It, I Can Take Care Of Them All!

4.9

(21)

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Animals are my life! Do you want someone who will care for your pet family as if they were her own? Look no further! I have been a pet sitter for over 15 years, and was a zookeeper for 6 years. I do visits, medication, transport, walks, play time, feeding, and cleaning. I can also board birds and...
Caroline can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Dog training, Pet transportation
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Sandra B.


Walnut Creek, CA

$15-45/hr 10 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Care/Pet Sitting

4.8

(26)

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I have always had a dog or cat growing up as a child. In my preteens, I started riding horses and became an advanced western rider and also worked at a ranch cleaning horse stalls and backing up trail rides. I have 21 years of experience with pet sitting and dog walking. I do have more references if...
Sandra can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Boarding, Dog training, Pet transportation

Recent Review:

5.0
I've been using Sandie everyday for almost 3 years now. She took excellent care of my handicapped dachshund who was in a wheelchair. She walked him everyday and would take care of him while I was on work trips....

Reviewed by Mike F.

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Melissa S.


Tucson, AZ

$20-50/hr 10 yrs exp

Pet Care/Sitter

5.0

(27)

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I am a pet sitter utilizing genuine love for animals, and concern for their health, happiness, and well-being. Your pet deserves the very best; I am trustworthy, polite, reliable, professional, and also a pet owner of two dogs too! KEY Qualification Over 15 years experience in handling animals and...
Melissa can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Maria M.


Forest Hill, MD

$10-15/hr 5 yrs exp

5.0

(23)

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Hi, I'm Maria. I love animals! I have a beautiful blue Weim of my own who I adore and treat as family. My love of animals started young . One of my first jobs was at my family owned pet grooming salon. I worked there helping out. In recent years I did a lot of rescue fostering of dogs very rewarding...
Maria can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent Review:

5.0
Maria has taken care of my dogs like she'd take care of her own! She is always on time, great communication and very friendly. I love getting her updates and pictures when I'm away. It's such a relief having...

Reviewed by Heather S.

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Imari M.


San Leandro, CA

$20-50/hr 7 yrs exp

Full-Time Caregiver For Animals

5.0

(21)

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My love for animals started during my childhood where I dreamt of becoming a Veterinarian. Throughout my high school years, I volunteered at the Oakland's SPCA which furthered my love for animals and led me to enroll in a vet tech program. In 2013, I worked as a Kennel supervisor at a day care and...
Imari can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Dog training
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Mary Z.


Pawcatuck, CT

$10-20/hr 10 yrs exp

4.9

(20)

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I am an experienced pet caretaker great with pets. I am kind-mannered, calm, and I have positive personality traits. I am familiar primarily with cats and dogs, birds and fish. I will feed, walk, and love your pet when you can' t be at home to look after them due to work, vacation, business trips or...
Mary can also help with: Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Grooming
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Angelle D.


Luling, LA

$10-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/Helper

5.0

(21)

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I have had a love for animals all my life. I have only had cats as pets since I was a child but have always had an even deeper love for dogs. My boyfriend has two dogs and one cat. My ex-husband and I had four chickens, three dogs, and one pig. My cousins have had: birds, fish, and dogs. I have...
Angelle can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Sonja G.


San Jose, CA

<$10/hr 10 yrs exp

4.8

(22)

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I Love Pet Sitting. I've been a Pet Sitter over 10 years. There are times when I do daily visits or I sleep over and take are of the pets while the owners are on vacation. I currently live South Side San Jose between Santa Teresa Blvd - Snell Avenue - Dunn Ave I provide: Potty break for...
Sonja can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent Review:

5.0
Sonja took care of our two dogs for over a week recently. She sent us photos while we were gone and it was clear that the pups had fun despite the rainy conditions. Sonja left the house spotless and was an...

Reviewed by Keela R.

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Andrea O.


Bellingham, MA

$10-15/hr 10 yrs exp

5.0

(21)

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Hi, I love all animals! I have one dog and I have had a cat. So I would love to pet-sit for your animals. I have been pet-sitting for over 4 years including overnights, dog walking and cat check-in. I am responsible, reliable and honest. I am also a painter, I have painted many pet portraits as you...
Andrea can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent Review:

5.0
I met Andrea at our local dog park where my dog, Bo, instantly took a liking to her! She takes great care of Bo who waits expectantly for her to arrive for their outings! Andrea is caring, punctual and...

Reviewed by Melissa P.

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Kelly W.


Jacksonville, FL

$10-30/hr 10 yrs exp

Medically Experienced Pet Care

5.0

(29)

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I provide professional pet care services from boarding and dog walking to home and vet visits. It is most important that you and your pet feel comfortable, safe and secure while you are away from them. I am a well seasoned veterinary technician with 20+ years experience in veterinary hospitals. I...
Kelly can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding, Administration of medicine
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Alex S.


Toms River, NJ

$20-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Happy And Energetic

4.6

(20)

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I have being working as certified nurses aid and home health aid since 2007, taking caring of senior and children with health issues by helping them with daily personal care and acute care. Also, of interacting, encourage activities and companionship and other needs as the patient and family...

Recent Review:

5.0
Alex cared for my father in a way that was kind & compassionate. He was a care giver & companion to dad. He was trust worthy. Can't say enough good things.

Reviewed by Sarah L.

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Tara R.


Silver Spring, MD

$30-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny And Babysitter

5.0

(22)

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Hello, my name is Tara. I am 33 years old and I absolutely love working with children. I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old, and have been a nanny for the last 12 years. I love taking children on outings to experience the world. I love going to the zoo, parks, on walks, mall, gym...

Recent Review:

5.0
Tara is awesome with our twins 1 year olds! She's always a good communicator and sends pics with updates. She's our go-to babysitter!

Reviewed by Leah K.

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Kimberly W.


Niceville, FL

$25-35/hr 10 yrs exp

Housekeeper And Home Attendant Extraordinaire

5.0

(21)

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Hi All! My name is Kimberly and I am 37 years old. I am a mom of three minis, a fur boy, and I am also a military wife. I have over 10 years experience working for families and their homes. I have house cleaned, house sat, dog walked, dog sat, errand running, shopping, laundry, and preparing meals....

Recent Review:

5.0
I've hired Kimberly twice within one month for two separate locations! She was professional from start to finish and went beyond my expectations. Not only did I feel like I had an extra pair of hands to help me...

Reviewed by Jameail W.

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Donna K.


Alsip, IL

$15-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Dog Walking/Cat/Bird Care

4.9

(16)

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I am an animal lover/dog walker available for mid-day walks, pet care, feeding, medication, etc., and also take care of cats and birds while pet's parents are away. I am also available to substitute for your regular dog walker for short periods of time. I have one year of full-time experience...
Donna can also help with: Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Derek D.


Sherman, CT

$10-15/hr 10 yrs exp

Dog Walking And Pet-Sitting Service

5.0

(15)

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I have been an animal and nature lover all my life. Being with and caring for animals is just part of my DNA. I have been taking care of other people's pets privately for well over 20 years. I have also been working with animals professionally for 20 years. I helped socialize and care for abused and...
Derek can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine
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Wendy M.


Bronxville, NY

$15-25/hr 2 yrs exp

Pet Services And Dog Walking

5.0

(11)

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Want to take a vacation? Work long hours? Have a new puppy that needs attention? Let me help care for your dog or cat. I provide pet sitting and overnight stays, walking, feeding, playtime and TLC. I am also trained as an animal shelter dog walker and companion.
Wendy can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
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Nicole L.


Asheville, NC

<$10/hr 10 yrs exp

Exceptional Pet Sitting/Dog Walking

4.9

(13)

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I've had pets of all kinds growing up and love and understand the happiness that they bring into our lives. With your busy schedules, you want to be rest assured that your pet, whom you consider to be like a child of your own, is in good hands. Seeing them happy, makes me happy.
Nicole can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Dog training, Boarding

Recent Review:

5.0
Nicole is so kind, caring and genuinely concerned about my pets well-being. It's obvious as soon as you see your pets reaction to even laying eyes on her. When I need to be away for an extended period of...

Reviewed by Lorraine L.

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Krisia C.


Boulder, CO

$15-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Pet Sitting & Walking Pet Care For In-Home/Overnight Care!

4.5

(13)

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My name is Krisia. I am from Costa Rica and I came to the States at the age of 15. I studied Nursing and graduated in 2010. As long as I can remember, I have always had a deep love for animals. I grew up with a household full of furry friends, and couldn't imagine my life without them! That deep...
Krisia can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

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Recent dog walker reviews

Carri C.

5.0

Carri went above and beyond taking care of our cats while away. She is passionate about helping people in all ways and has a huge heart.

- Amanda F.

Sandra B.

5.0

I've been using Sandie everyday for almost 3 years now. She took excellent care of my handicapped dachshund who was in a wheelchair. She walked him everyday and would take care of him while I was on work trips. She easily handled his extra special needs and medications. He loved her so incredibly...

- Mike F.

Maria M.

5.0

Maria has taken care of my dogs like she'd take care of her own! She is always on time, great communication and very friendly. I love getting her updates and pictures when I'm away. It's such a relief having someone like Maria to let my dogs out and care for them while I'm working!

- Heather S.

Sonja G.

5.0

Sonja took care of our two dogs for over a week recently. She sent us photos while we were gone and it was clear that the pups had fun despite the rainy conditions. Sonja left the house spotless and was an excellent communicator. We are looking forward to having her stay with the dogs again....

- Keela R.

Andrea O.

5.0

I met Andrea at our local dog park where my dog, Bo, instantly took a liking to her! She takes great care of Bo who waits expectantly for her to arrive for their outings! Andrea is caring, punctual and dependable and I never have to worry when Bo is in her care!

- Melissa P.

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