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

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Mary M. | Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 1 yrs exp 25 yrs old

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I've had cats in my home for my entire life, but I've also had experience watching and walking dogs. I have my own transportation, don't smoke, and can pet sit overnight if needed.

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Sam S. | Great Falls, VA

$8-13/hr 26 yrs old

Animal Lover!!

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Hello! My name is Sam and I am a 23-year-old graduate student at Georgetown university. I am a pet lover who would love to care for some animals in my free time. I have had a dog for 13 years, and used to have...

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Ashley S. | Reston, VA

$10-20/hr 3 yrs exp 35 yrs old

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So all my life I've loved and cared for animals. Dogs and cats mostly, but I've had my share of snakes, turtles, rabbits, hamsters, birds, fish... I grew up on a farm so we definitely had the space. I'm a very...

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Erika O. | Ashburn, VA

<$10/hr 1 yrs exp 22 yrs old

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I own a 3-year-old cat named Nike and I've pet sat for my friends a couple of times. I'm used to administering pills in their food, walking, feeding, and playing with them. I'm flexible, so if there are any...

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Anna R. | Great Falls, VA

$20-30/hr 7 yrs exp 21 yrs old

Animal Walker, Pet Sitter, Feeding, Etc.

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Hello! I have worked with dogs, horses, birds, and more. I am comfortable pet sitting and dog or cat walking as well as feeding. Let me know how I can help! I typically charge 20 an hour minimum.

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Rebecca C. | Great Falls, VA

$15-25/hr 1 yrs exp 23 yrs old

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I provide pet sitting and walking services! I have experience working with all animals(from dogs to chickens and so much more!) and great references. I love animals of all sizes and ages. I can also perform...

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Esperanza C. | Sterling, VA

$19-35/hr 3 yrs exp 29 yrs old

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I have more than 2 years helping two families with their pets specially when they are out of home for vacation or when they need me. I take the dogs for a walk, feed them and play with them. I enjoy and love to...

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Rebekah R. | Reston, VA

$20-40/hr 35 yrs old

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I have always had a special connection with animals. I love almost all animals (there are a few that I while I respect am not keen on caring for - like snakes). I have two rescue dogs and a rescue box turtle...

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Tanya S. | Ashburn, VA

$13-50/hr 2 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Loving Pet Sitter

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Hello! my name is Tanya. I'm a huge animal lover and vegetarian of 10 years. I have 2 years of pet sitting experience and truly enjoy spending time with animals, especially dogs. I live in a cozy two bedroom...

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Mayza D. | Ashburn, VA

$18-30/hr 27 yrs old


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Hi. My name is Mayza and I'm interested in working as a dog walker since I love pets I also have had taken care of pets before. I consider myself a responsible and energetic person, I love to go out, walk and...

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Jackie O. | Sterling, VA

$5-20/hr 2 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Pet Care Provider With Easy Flexible Hours

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I love working with animals. I have a Black Lab of my own at home. I'm a pretty active person so I like to take walks/runs and play outside a lot with the animals. I have my own transportation and easy access...

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Diana F. | Leesburg, VA

$20-25/hr 1 yrs exp 24 yrs old

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Hi, I provide pet care for people who are needing an extra hand. I have two pets of my own a dog that's a year and a half and also a 9-week-old kitten. I'm very much experienced with dogs since I've grown up...

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Karla S. | Sterling, VA

$25-30/hr 3 yrs exp 44 yrs old

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Over 3 years of experience Provided in-home pet care services including leashed walks Ensured pets are given enough exercise and playtime Cleaned and bathed dogs and cats feeding.

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Barbara D. | Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr 1 yrs exp 56 yrs old


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Hi! I am excited to have retired early after 26 years of teaching. Walking, visiting, boarding dogs for the last year has been a great way to supplement retirement income while supporting families and pets. I...

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Alexandra F. | Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 2 yrs exp 24 yrs old


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I mostly have experience with cats and dogs, but am open to taking care of other animals. I have cat sat for my neighbors over the past few years and I have a 10-year-old dog. I love hanging out with animals...

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Gwendelyn W. | Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr 4 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Part Time Pet/house Sitter!

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Hello! I have lots of past experience pet sitting dogs and cats. I love dogs of all sizes and ages! My own dog is 13, but I have also worked with puppies, mid aged and senior dogs. I love taking animals on...

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Marcela S. | Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr 30 yrs old

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I love pets! I have two female dogs. One is small and it's13 years old and the other one is really big and it's 4 years old. I love to take them for a walk and to play with them. I'm very responsible, proactive...

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Amanda G. | Herndon, VA

$20-30/hr 47 yrs old

All Pets Welcome!

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I love animals and have 3 bunnies, 4 chickens and a dog of my own. I would be glad to walk/care for your pet with the same love that I give my own animals.

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Karina Y. | Herndon, VA

$15-35/hr 10 yrs exp 24 yrs old

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Hi! I love dogs more than anything. I always stop to pet a good boy every chance I get. I have 2 Australian Shepard of my own that I go on walks and runs with. I'm comfortable with feeding, walks, playing, or...

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Fabiana M. | Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp 27 yrs old

Pet Lover Here !

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Hi ! I've been working with mainly dogs but I love cats and fish and know how to take care of both. I have 3 dogs of my own but only one lives with me. I care for pets just like I'd care for my own child. I...

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