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Brittney M.


Reston, VA

$10-25/hr10 yrs exp

Responsible, Loving, Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have been caring for my own dogs/ cats/ fish for the past 15 years. I also have had experience pet sitting/ house sitting for multiple cats and dogs ranging in size from Chihuahua to Boxer. I have had experience with feeding, walking, as well as administering medicines. I also have experience trimming nails, giving baths,...
Brittney can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine
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Marian D.


Sterling, VA

$25/hr8 yrs exp

Local Arlington Pet-care

5.0

(7)

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Dog mom of 4-year-old Sadie (beagal mix) and Stella (jack russell mix) and recently a cat mom of Little T (he is 10 years young). My dogs live with my parents for the moment but Little T lives in Arlington with me. I enjoy helping others and taking care of pets. I am mostly available evenings during the weekday and fully...
Marian can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Marian took care of my cat while I was out of town and she was the best! Every time she came to see him she would let me know ahead of time that she was about to stop by, she made sure my cat ate his wet food...

Reviewed by Patricia S.

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Cheri S.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care Giver And Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I am a licensed veterinary technician who absolutely LOVES working with animals, and can't get enough - which is precisely why I am here. I would love the opportunity to serve you and your pet when you may need a night out on the town, or have some business out of town to attend to. I am always reachable, and will give the same...
Cheri can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
Cheri is very professional, kind, reliable, and always shows upon time. She’s also wonderful to my kittens and very responsive with communication. Highly recommend her.

Reviewed by Care member

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Jenn O.


Herndon, VA

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Very Experienced Pet Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I have previously worked for an all indoor, open-play daycare facility. I have experience working with up to 40 dogs at a time, and just about every breed you can imagine. I have dealt with aggressive and strong dogs, and have even had to break up some scuffles, so no job is too tough for me. I am your go to if you have a dog...
Jenn can also help with: Daily feeding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Boarding, Administration of medicine, Dog training
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Emilee D.


Ashburn, VA

$14-19/hr3 yrs exp

Loving Pet Owner Who Is Missing Her Little Guys Back At Home! Looking To Help Out During This Time!

5.0

(1)

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Hi, My name is Emilee D and I'm a student at Towson University. I live in a spacious townhouse with three rooms right down the road from Towson University. I have a fenced in backyard in case any dogs need to stay the night. I have two family dogs that live in New York with my family. They are a Corgi named Tobi and a Terrier...
Emilee can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Boarding

Recent review:

5.0
Emilee was amazing to work with. she took care of our dog and responded frequently.

Reviewed by Neeraj C.

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Erin C.


Great Falls, VA

$11-20/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter with Veterinary Experience

5.0

(2)

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I have grown up with both parents being veterinarians. I have been handling animals for as long as I can remember. I love animals and I enjoy taking care of them. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in animal behavior. I did internships at a veterinary clinic, a wildlife rehabilitation center, and a zoo. I...
Erin can also help with: Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
I have had Erin C. house and pet sit for me twice for weekends. I have four beagles--two of my own and two rescue fosters. Erin was comfortable walking and feeding the four dogs. My dogs are happiest with...

Reviewed by Elaine C.

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Alexa W.


Sterling, VA

$15-25/hr3 yrs exp

Experienced & Patient Animal Lover

5.0

(1)

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Being born into a family of heartfelt animal lovers naturally left me unable to consider a "house as a home" without at least 1 animal present. I cherish memories from my childhood where my mother and I cared for two dozen outside cats and nearly 10 dogs that we happily shared our home with. Our "Cat Colony" thrived while being...
Alexa can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Alexa is amasing. I originally reached out to her to assist me with packing up a lot of our house as we are moving. She is extremely thoughtful with how she packs and treats our belongings. She went above and...

Reviewed by Lynn O.

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Lauren C.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

Animal Lover

5.0

(1)

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I love all animals. I have been pet sitting since middle school. I have cared for all of the animals in my neighborhood. I have also done a three week internship at an animal hospital. I love and care for every animal as if they're my own. I have a dog of my own that I love very much and I walk and feed him all the time and give...
Lauren can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Nathan J.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

Animal Lover!

5.0

(3)

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I enjoy the company of dogs and cats alike and work with several on a farm. I have the energy to walk and run with them and give them the personalized attention they need.
Nathan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Always has been a lover of animals and they respond in kind.

Reviewed by Leigh J.

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Elizabeth M.


Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have experience taking care of dogs and cats. I would watch the pet in the home of the owner and would take care of the house and maintain it clean. I would feed the pet and take them out for a walk and bathroom when they need to and play with the pet to keep them entertained.
Elizabeth can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Shannon N.


Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(10)

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I love to spoil animals and make them feel loved! I am very dedicated and reliable. Our pets give us so much love and happiness and I want to provide that for your animals. I want to help make you feel comfortable leaving yours pets while you are on trips. I send updates, photos, and videos. I do whatever I can to make a client...
Shannon can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Daily feeding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Shannon is highly punctual, mature and has a clear love for pets. She took care of my exotic pet Tortoise while I was away on a trip for a few days. She sent me updates and videos, which were very helpful. I'm...

Reviewed by Farah C.

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Mary E.


Ashburn, VA

$8-15/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I am 19 and currently in college. My classes are online until the end of the school year, so I am available for help till the end of summer! I love pets so much! I love taking care of them! I used to help take care of my neighbors dogs and other pets a lot! I am very energetic and can do anything that is needed to help and...
Mary can also help with: Boarding, Grooming, Pet walking, Dog training, Pet sitting
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Elizabeth F.


Herndon, VA

$12-23/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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One of the things that I do like to do is taken care of pets I'm leaving every pet have their own personality
Elizabeth can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Ana M.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide dog sitting in your own home. I'm an experienced former vet tech with great references and 10+ years of experience. I love dogs of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Ana can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Grooming, Administration of medicine
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Matea H.


Aldie, VA

$15-50/hr4 yrs exp

Loving Dog Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have 5 years of experience boarding, walking, sitting, and doing basic grooming/medication administration for dogs and cats. Additionally, I have worked in-home to take care of a variety of pets including dogs, cats, exotic animals, and small mammals. I'm also available for periodical or long-term visits for dog walking, cat...
Matea can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Matea is such a loving and caring young lady. She has taken care of my two doggies with such care and compassion. I highly recommend her!

Reviewed by Melissa D.

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Meagan K.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr

Veterinrian Student!

5.0

(1)

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I am a college student in veterinary medicine. I am very comfortable with all animals! I have worked with animals my whole life, I have managed a doggy daycare, and I do work with the humane society. I would love to meet you and your pets!
Meagan can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Hania G.


Leesburg, VA

$17-20/hr7 yrs exp

Sweet Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I have been taking of different type of animal for many years. I am attentionate and patient individual.
Hania can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
She is very willing to learn. We are working on a trial basis right now. So far she's been punctual the two times she's arrived.

Reviewed by Kent G.

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Lydia W.


Herndon, VA

$12-20/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! My name is Lydia and I'm originally from Southern California but moved out to Colorado to attend The University of Colorado at Boulder. I graduated in May of 2021 and have since moved to Denver. I have been taking care of children since I was one! But most recently speaking I was a nanny for a 1-year-old for a year and then...
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Elise S.


Herndon, VA

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have pet sat since before I was 12 & continue to do so. Currently being a nanny I take care if the pets when the families are away. Including covering the pet sitting business my one client has. Will to stay in home for overnights.
Elise can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking

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Hi I am a kind and caring individual. I love animals and that's why I decided to start my dog walking & pet sitting service. I look forward to taking care of your pet/s and giving them the very best service. I'm very reliable, trustworthy and honest.
Nageswary can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Jessica J.


Aldie, VA

$15-30/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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Hello, my name is Jessie. I am a patient, genuine, kind, and empathetic caretaker who has experience taking care of both people and animals. I have two dogs of my own and have been around animals my whole life. I helped raise and train a litter of German Shepard puppies when I was in middle school. I have been pet sitting for...
Jessica can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jessie is wonderful with our dogs - plays with them, cares for them including medications. Will definitely use her services again and highly recommend!

Reviewed by Shannon J.

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Katherine W.


Reston, VA

$10-15/hr2 yrs exp

Experienced Dog Owner And Cat Sitter Looking To Make Smiles Happen!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Katherine, and I have been working with animals on and off since late high school. In high school, I worked with some neighborhood cats- feeding, cleaning litterboxes, playing, etc... In college, I have been working as a seasonal dog walker/pet sitter. Currently, I work as a dog bather in the grooming suite...
Katherine can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Katherine has been my best dog Walker yet. The care and attention she gives to the details is hard to come by. She is always on time and goes the extra mile to make sure the dogs are not only fed, and walked,...

Reviewed by Parmjeet K.

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Sofia F.


Ashburn, VA

$10-30/hr2 yrs exp

Part-Time Cat Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I have had pets all my life with previously owning 3 cats and my mom getting a puppy in 2019. I started volunteering with my local animal shelter in 2010, with fostering kittens from 2012 to 2017. My schedule can be unpredictable as I work 2 part time jobs, but I can accommodate as best as possible. I can do small chores like...
Sofia can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sophia looked after my two cats while I was out of town. She was easy to communicate with, flexible, and dependable. I really appreciated the text/photo updates to hear how my fur babies were doing! I would...

Reviewed by Leah S.

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Duna Q.


Sterling, VA

$10-50/hr10 yrs exp

Cat Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Duna and I have been caring for animals, particularly cats, for over 10 years. I am available to those seeking cat-sitting services in Eastern Loudoun County and Fairfax County. I offer my cat care services part-time 7 days a week alongside with my full-time profession in marketing & communications. I live in...
Duna can also help with: Pet walking, Grooming, Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet transportation, Daily feeding

Recent review:

5.0
Duna is the greatest! She has checked on my cats twice now while I've been on vacation. She is extremely dependable and trustworthy. Not only does she check on each cat (3!) she also checks the food, water,...

Reviewed by Chris H.

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Amy M.


Sterling, VA

$15-20/hr

Reliable Dog Loving Mom/Photographer

5.0

(2)

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I am a dog owner and lover. I am a photographer who is looking for some additional income. Good with children and dogs Have dog sat/house sat for friends and family but not professionally. I have experience with dog training, agility, as well as working with photographing dogs and horses. Light pet grooming bathing. experience...
Amy can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Maggie W.


Sterling, VA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I grew up with two dogs, one Cocker Spaniel and one Morkie. They are both very energetic and require a lot of attention. I have learned to plan out when they need to go out, eat, and play and because of that, I am very qualified to work with others pets. I have watched after my neighbors great Dane multiple times, and many other...
Maggie can also help with: Administration of medicine, Grooming, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Anna R.


Great Falls, VA

$20-30/hr7 yrs exp

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.
Anna can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
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Joseph K.


Reston, VA

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Fun And Animal-loving Sitter Looking To Care For Your Pets!

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Hello, I am a big lover of dogs and all other animals and am looking for some work over the semester. I am CPR and first aid certified for dogs and have a lot of experience working with dogs as I have been a daycare attendant and dog feeder at a Pet Care for the past 8 months. I also have two fish tanks so I have plenty of...
Joseph can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Samantha E.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Walker/Pet Sitter!

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Hi my name's Sam and I am currently going into my Sophomore year at Christopher Newport University! I am a double major in Psychology and Communications, and I am also a sister of Alpha Phi! My hours are very flexible, as I finish classes by 12 on MWF and by 10 on T/TH. I've grown up around animals my whole life and currently...
Samantha can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
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Lisa C.


Sterling, VA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Reliable Part-Time Pet Care Provider

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I currently have two dogs and have experience caring for them. Aside from that, I have worked in pet care for three years. I was previously employed at a dog boarding kennel where I was responsible for handling a wide variety of dogs, taking them for walks, and bringing them outside for individual playtime. I also worked for a...
Lisa can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet walking

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Recent pet care reviews

Marian D.

5.0

Marian took care of my cat while I was out of town and she was the best! Every time she came to see him she would let me know ahead of time that she was about to stop by, she made sure my cat ate his wet food with his medicine in it, and would send pictures! I am very happy I've found Marian and...

- Patricia S.

Cheri S.

5.0

Cheri is very professional, kind, reliable, and always shows upon time. She’s also wonderful to my kittens and very responsive with communication. Highly recommend her.

- Care member

Emilee D.

5.0

Emilee was amazing to work with. she took care of our dog and responded frequently.

- Neeraj C.

Erin C.

5.0

I have had Erin C. house and pet sit for me twice for weekends. I have four beagles--two of my own and two rescue fosters. Erin was comfortable walking and feeding the four dogs. My dogs are happiest with someone staying with them during the night and at least part of the day, which Erin does....

- Elaine C.

Alexa W.

5.0

Alexa is amasing. I originally reached out to her to assist me with packing up a lot of our house as we are moving. She is extremely thoughtful with how she packs and treats our belongings. She went above and beyond with ensuring breakables were wrapped to eliminate any potential breaking during the...

- Lynn O.

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