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61,426 pet sitters are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $14/hr as of December 2023

The average star rating for pet sitters is 4.9

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Mary J.


Reston, VA

$10-25/hr6 yrs exp

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

5.0

(2)

Background Check

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. Most cats do not enjoy interacting with strangers when their owners are away, so I do not...
Mary can also help with: Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Mary was wonderful taking care of my cat while we were away. She was very patient and kind (even when kitty was not!). Mary went to great lengths to make sure that our fur baby was happy and well taken care of....

Reviewed by Erin M.

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Deb Y.


Herndon, VA

$11-16/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/walker

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I've had dogs all my life (rescues) and a couple cats too. I foster dogs and when I'm not doing that, I'm a app dog sitter at my home. Currently have 1 dog of my own living in my house. Love, love, love all animals!
Deb can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding
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Brittney M.


Reston, VA

$10-25/hr10 yrs exp

Responsible, Loving, Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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...
Brittney can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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Cheri S.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care Giver And Sitter

5.0

(2)

Background Check

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...
Cheri can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

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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Ana M.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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: Grooming, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation
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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...
Jenn can also help with: Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Grooming, Dog training, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Matea H.


Aldie, VA

$15-50/hr4 yrs exp

Loving Dog Sitter

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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...
Matea can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting

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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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...
Lauren can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
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Katarina M.


Ashburn, VA

$20-25/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

Hi, my name is Katarina! I've grew up at the farm, surrounded by many pets who have always been a big part of my life. I couldn't imagine my life not being surrounded by furry friends! Currently, I'm working as a house manager, and part of my job is taking care of a puppy. I've also pet-sat for a...
Katarina can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Elise S.


Herndon, VA

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

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: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Background Check

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

(2)

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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...
Jessica can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jess is caring and responsible. My two dogs were well cared for and my house was neat and clean. I do not hesitate to recommend her for Care. She is amazing--you will fall in love with her!

Reviewed by Care member

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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)

Background Check

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...
Katherine can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

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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Duna Q.


Sterling, VA

$10-50/hr10 yrs exp

Cat Sitter

5.0

(2)

Background Check

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...
Duna can also help with: Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Grooming, Pet transportation, Boarding

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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Erin C.


Great Falls, VA

$11-20/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter with Veterinary Experience

5.0

(2)

Background Check

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...
Erin can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

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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Sofia F.


Ashburn, VA

$10-30/hr2 yrs exp

Part-Time Cat Sitter

5.0

(2)

Background Check

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....
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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Maria O.


Leesburg, VA

$15-22/hr3 yrs exp

Pet Sitting

Background Check

Hi there, my name is Maria. I would love to take care of your furry friends. I have a puppy of my own and I enjoy my time with him. Pets are lovely and definitely our best friends. I provide dog sitting in your own home, during a weekend trip. Let me know if you have any questions.
Maria can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Mckenzie W.


Leesburg, VA

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Favorite Pet Sitting Care

Background Check

Hi! My name is Mckenzie . I provide pet sitting in your home with your fur babies! I have years of experience and experience of running my own pet sitting business called Kenzies Kare! I was awarded favorite pet sitting business of 2022 back home in Loudoun County VA! I have grown up with pets all...
Mckenzie can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Laura E.


Ashburn, VA

$15/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Sitting/walking: Navy Vet :)

Background Check

Hey everyone! I recently got out of the Navy after 11 years and I'm looking for a few side jobs such as pet sitting/dog walking & house cleaning while my kiddos are in school. I can provide my background check. Please reach out if you would like to talk! I'm in Ashburn but willing to travel up...
Laura can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Maggie R.


Herndon, VA

$15-50/hr2 yrs exp

Maggie's Pet Sitting Profile!

Background Check

Hi there! As a recent college graduate, I'm on the hunt for reliable income while searching for a full-time job, and what better way to do that than by spending time with pets! With experience working with and owning a diverse range of animals, including dogs, cats, bunny rabbits, hamsters, and...
Maggie can also help with: Pet sitting, Daily feeding
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Caroline R.


Sterling, VA

$11-16/hr

Caroline's Pet Sitting

Background Check

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 cats, dogs, fish, hamsters, and guinea pigs! My experience is not only in pet sitting, but...
Caroline can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Carlyn M.


Herndon, VA

$15-30/hr

College Student Looking For Pet Sitting/housekeeping Job

Background Check

My name is Carly and I am currently a student at VCU. I have lots of experience taking care of friends and family's animals while they went on vacations. I am comfortable administering medications and giving baths. I did not grow up with dogs or cats, so any time I can spend around animals is time...
Carlyn can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Jessica O.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr2 yrs exp

Dog Sitting

Background Check

I provide dog sitting in you home. I love dogs of all size an ages. I have 2 year of experience. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Jessica can also help with: Pet sitting
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Fabiana P.


Sterling, VA

$15-25/hr1 yrs exp

Owner Away? I'll Walk, Sit, And Stay!

Background Check

I've taken care of dogs all my life whether it was my dog or someone else's. In middle school I started my own dog walking business just for neighborhood pups and I've walked everything from a chihuahua to a Brazilian mastiff, no pup has been too big or small, young or old. I'm a part time Nursing...
Fabiana can also help with: Boarding
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Hanan M.


Herndon, VA

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver

Background Check

I can provide pet sitting in your home. Owner of two kittens I've had since they were 3 weeks old. Experienced in feeding, bathing, light grooming etc.
Hanan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Ashley S.


Reston, VA

$10-20/hr3 yrs exp

Background Check

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 active person nowadays, and walks and hikes are a part of my daily routine anyways, so why...
Ashley can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Miriam A.


Reston, VA

$12-20/hr2 yrs exp

Background Check

I have experience providing overnight pet sitting for families when they've gone out of town. I feed them, give them medications, take them outside, and teach them tricks. I enjoy walking dogs of all ages and sizes around parks or lakes.
Miriam can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Manuel G.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Fun Sitter And Smile Creator

Background Check

You wouldn't leave your child with someone who isn't responsible. So why leave Fido or Fifi with someone who has no idea how to care for a pet? I have plenty of experience with animal care and hygiene. I have been around plenty of animals due to my fathers 30+ year Veterinarian career (now retired)!...
Manuel can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Samantha E.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Walker/Pet Sitter!

Background Check

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...
Samantha can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
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Lucy E.


Herndon, VA

$15-30/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Sitter For All Kinds Of Animals!

Background Check

Hello! my name is Lucy and I am a student at Virginia Tech. I have been pet sitting since I was about 10 years old for neighbors and family friends, and have cared for a wide variety of pets; from dogs and cats to snakes and birds. I have been a full-time nanny for the last two years, so I have...
Lucy can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine

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Recent pet sitter reviews

Mary J.

5.0

Mary was wonderful taking care of my cat while we were away. She was very patient and kind (even when kitty was not!). Mary went to great lengths to make sure that our fur baby was happy and well taken care of. We could relax on our trip knowing that she was in such good hands!

- Erin M.

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.

- Lesley Ann D.

Matea H.

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!

- Melissa D.

Jessica J.

5.0

Jess is caring and responsible. My two dogs were well cared for and my house was neat and clean. I do not hesitate to recommend her for Care. She is amazing--you will fall in love with her!

- Care member

Katherine W.

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, but also played with and loved on. She is great at communicating and is often available...

- Parmjeet K.

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