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129,669 pet care are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $13/hr as of December 2022

The average star rating for pet care is 4.8

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Mary J.

5.0

Mary took care of our 5-year-old daughter and two medium-sized dogs for a long afternoon/evening, including dinner and exercise for the dogs, dinner and books and games and outside play for the child. She was punctual, friendly without being a pushover, and my daughter loves her. Zero...

- Teresa N.

Ashley W.

5.0

Ashley did a great job with our boys - age 6. She asked all the right questions and showed up on time. Her calm demeanor was exactly what we needed to balance our kids high energy :) Ashley also walked our dog in the evening which was appreciated. Our boys did not stop talking about her the next day...

- Dana F.

Lisa K.

5.0

Lisa is so responsive and dependable! She has come to take care of my cat several times and I appreciate the daily pictures she sends so I can see my cat is happy and at ease. Lisa takes care of all my cat's food/water/litter box needs, but also spends time giving her attention and playing too. I...

- Jacqueline M.

Christine G.

3.0

I don't know. We haven't met yet

- Kent G.

Jeannette K.

5.0

One of the best sitters I have found. Works hard, and goes beyond to care for my cats!

- Brad T.

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Allison S. | Ashburn, VA

$15-25/hr 5 yrs exp 25 yrs old

I Am An Animal Lover And Am A Well Experienced Pet Care Giver

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I provide dog sitting in your home. I'm an experienced pet care giver. I have had animals all throughout growing up from dogs, cats, fish, and turtles. I am a current student and part-time worker at School. I...

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5.0

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Mary J. | Reston, VA

$10-25/hr 6 yrs exp 57 yrs old

Reliable And Caring Pet-sitting In Your Home While You Are Away

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Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile. I am an experienced and trustworthy pet-sitter with active background checks. Cat families: 1 or 2 visits/day: feeding, water, medication, bowl & litterbox cleaning....

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Recent Review:

5.0
Mary took care of our 5-year-old daughter and two medium-sized dogs for a long afternoon/evening, including dinner and exercise for the dogs, dinner and books and games and outside play for the child. She was...

Reviewed by Teresa N.

5.0

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Erin C. | Great Falls, VA

$11-20/hr 10 yrs exp 37 yrs old

Pet Sitter with Veterinary Experience

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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...

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5.0

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Ashley W. | Herndon, VA

$10-25/hr 3 yrs exp 20 yrs old

Fun Pet Sitter!

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I have dog sat many pets throughout the years, but mainly dogs and cats. I have experience also with geckos, fish, and turtles. I am a college student and looking for a flexible job that would fit my schedule....

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Recent Review:

5.0
Ashley did a great job with our boys - age 6. She asked all the right questions and showed up on time. Her calm demeanor was exactly what we needed to balance our kids high energy :) Ashley also walked our dog...

Reviewed by Dana F.

5.0

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Sueli E. | Sterling, VA

$25-50/hr 10 yrs exp 62 yrs old

Overnight, Mornings And Evenings Pet Sitter!

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As a professional nanny I have been around dogs and cats for over 25 years. I love dogs and have stayed overnight and when families goes on vacations, trips, etc. So I will be honored to care for, stay over or...

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5.0

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Lisa K. | Herndon, VA

<$10/hr 3 yrs exp 49 yrs old

Fun Trustworthy Person Looking To Take Care Of Your Pet!

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$14 for half hr visit-I have 3 pets of my own that I got at the shelter 5 years ago! I love both cats and dogs. I am insured. I am happy to help walk your pet as well as provide companionship, feed and provide...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Lisa is so responsive and dependable! She has come to take care of my cat several times and I appreciate the daily pictures she sends so I can see my cat is happy and at ease. Lisa takes care of all my cat's...

Reviewed by Jacqueline M.

5.0

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Brittney M. | Reston, VA

$10-25/hr 10 yrs exp 29 yrs old

Responsible, Loving, Pet Sitter

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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...

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4.0

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Christine G. | Leesburg, VA

$11-25/hr 10 yrs exp 41 yrs old

Lover Of All Animals, Big And Small!

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Hi! Thank you for taking the time to look over my profile. I have 10+ years of experience with all kinds of animals - I even specialize in guardian breeds and extra-large dogs. I can help with providing daily...

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Recent Review:

3.0
I don't know. We haven't met yet

Reviewed by Kent G.

5.0

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Jeannette K. | Ashburn, VA

$18-50/hr 10 yrs exp 44 yrs old

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There has never been a moment in my life where animals weren't present. I was exposed to animals early with childhood pets ranging from fish to frogs, and rodents to felines. This prepared me for my very first...

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Recent Review:

5.0
One of the best sitters I have found. Works hard, and goes beyond to care for my cats!

Reviewed by Brad T.

5.0

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Shannon N. | Reston, VA

$15-25/hr 8 yrs exp 28 yrs old

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My mom has been a member of the German Shepherd Rescue since I was a child and we were fostering a pregnant German Shepherd when I was 10 years old. I got the opportunity to help my mom when the German Shepard...

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Recent Review:

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.

5.0

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Mary E. | Ashburn, VA

$8-15/hr 2 yrs exp 21 yrs old

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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...

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5.0

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Meagan K. | Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 22 yrs old

Veterinrian Student!

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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...

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5.0

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Elizabeth M. | Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp 47 yrs old

Part Time Caregiver

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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...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Elizabeth has watched our daughter twice and we could not recommend her enough. We met Elizabeth on Care.com and she came over to meet our family and chat prior to watching our girl. Elizabeth is punctual,...

Reviewed by Jenna M.

5.0

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Ana M. | Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr 5 yrs exp 26 yrs old

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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.

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Recent Review:

5.0
Ana worked for me for a few years while I lived in NOVA. She was very friendly, and always punctual. Excellent communication skills and quickly became someone I could count on. She helped me with many tasks...

Reviewed by Martha M.

5.0

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Charly K. | Sterling, VA

$11-17/hr 10 yrs exp 34 yrs old

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

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My name is Charly, and currently I work as a full time licensed psychotherapist, with a Masters/Graduate degree from the University of Connecticut. I have grown up with animals for 30 years and have 10+years of...

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Recent Review:

5.0
Charly did a fantastic job watching our house and dogs for the weekend! All of their needs were met and we even received nice picture of them during our trip. Thanks again Charly and we'll certainly be asking...

Reviewed by Connor V.

Joseph K. | Reston, VA

$10-15/hr 1 yrs exp 20 yrs old

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

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My experience with dog walking and general pet care comes from walking my friend's dog multiple times within the past year. I would go over to their house on a daily basis and walk, feed, and give cuddles to...

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Anna R. | Great Falls, VA

$20-30/hr 7 yrs exp 20 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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Caroline R. | Sterling, VA

$11-16/hr 20 yrs old

Caroline's Pet Sitting

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I have always been an animal lover, and I have 2 dogs and one cat of my own. I have previous experience in pet sitting as I have done it for years for several different families. I have experience pet sitting...

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Rochelle K. | Sterling, VA

$20-35/hr 26 yrs old

Pets Are Family !

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Hi I'm Rochelle , I understand pets are more than just animals they are members of the family ! And when you can't be there for them you want someone trusted who will. I am comfortable with cats , dogs ,...

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Alaa W. | Sterling, VA

$8-13/hr 20 yrs old

Pet Sitter

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I currently have a cat, giving me much familiarity with the animals, but also I am really comfortable with dogs as well.

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