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60,621 pet sitters are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $14/hr as of March 2024

The average star rating for pet sitters is 4.8

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Karina Q.


Fairfax, VA

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

Loving Petsitter Looking To Help Care For Your Babies

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Karina. I have 7 years of experience. I can help with Pet Sitting. We have pets of our own. 2 dogs (9 1/2 years old Morkie and a 1-year-old Chipoo) as well as a 2-year-old bunny.
Karina can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Karina took care of our cat while we were out of town. We came back to a happy and healthy cat. Karina was trustworthy and dependable.

Reviewed by Brianna P.

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Vanessa M.


McLean, VA

$10-15/hr

Puppy Lover

5.0

(1)

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Can't find someone to dog sit on date night or traveling away! Here to help. I love all fur babies. I'm reliable and quick
Vanessa can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Emily T.


Fairfax, VA

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

5.0

(5)

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I am an animal lover who grew up with tons of pets. I have been a pet sitter since I was 12 years old which means over tens years of paid experience! I am patient, punctual, and great at following directions. I have personally owned or have had experience with cats, dogs, rodents, fish, horses, pigs, cows, lizards, and birds. I...
Emily can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Emily is the dream sitter. She is reliable, conscientious, trustworthy, caring, and loving. She cared for my cats and gardens for many years and did an excellent job at both taking care of, and communicating...

Reviewed by Patty H.

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Hello, my name is Audrey and I am 21 years old. I have two cats names Ashby and Mosby, and a dog Wally. I have dog sat in the past, and cat sit. I have cat sit for 8 cats at a time. I love all breeds of cats and dogs, and make sure the pets feel loved, safe and get their attention they deserve.
Audrey can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Caroline L.


Germantown, MD

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I've taken care of neighbors' dogs and cats for them while they were away. I love all types of animals. I'm happy to walk dogs, scoop boxes, and do whatever I need to do for the animals while their owners are gone!
Caroline can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
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Ashley S.


Germantown, MD

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide cat and dog sitting in your own home. I am also available for dog walking. I have experience caring for geckos and feel comfortable feeding them food mix and live crickets. I have a 30 gallon planted freshwater community aquarium of my own and feel comfortable with water changes, feeding, measuring chemical levels, and...
Ashley can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
We went out of the country for two weeks and had Ashley come every other evening to feed and water our geckos. We also had a separate cat sitter, but in the future I would trust Ashley to do take care of all...

Reviewed by Jonathan K.

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Lori S.


Leesburg, VA

$5-20/hr10 yrs exp

Their Choice, If They Could Choose.....

5.0

(1)

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I have much experience with animals in terms of grooming, sitting, walking, boarding and some training. I have come to love and appreciate the companionship and joy these particular "family members" bring to ones life.
Lori can also help with: Pet transportation, Dog training, Daily feeding, Pet sitting, Grooming, Pet walking
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Hilda A.


Bethesda, MD

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide dog sitting in your own home. I'm a mommy to three cuddly pups. I have great references. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages.
Hilda can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Katie F.


Gaithersburg, MD

$10-20/hr10 yrs exp

Passionate, Dedicated And Loving Dog Walker/Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I currently work full-time for the Humane Society of the United States and will be relocating to Germantown in January. I'm seeking out opportunities in my new neighborhood to meet, love on and spoil new pets! I have been a huge pet person ever since I can remember and have been working as a part-time dog walker/pet sitter for...
Katie can also help with: Daily feeding, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Katie has been pet sitting my dog, Mia, for about 7 years. She is everything you could ever want in a pet sitter: caring, reliable, honest, flexible, understands pet behavior, patient, and passionate about...

Reviewed by Samantha M.

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Autumn M.


Bethesda, MD

$14-19/hr4 yrs exp

Ultimate Cat Lover

5.0

(1)

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I have 4 years of experience with caring for my cat. I can help with Pet Sitting and Grooming/Brushing. I love cats with every fiber of my being and will definitely love your cat! (:
Autumn can also help with: Grooming, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Autumn is a true cat lover and took excellent care of our beloved cat for a week. I would have no problem using Autumn to cat sit again. Strongly recommend.

Reviewed by Irina M.

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Kelcey C.


Montgomery Village, MD

$20-35/hr5 yrs exp

Reliable And Friendly Pet Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Hello! I'd describe my personality as playful, outgoing and affectionate I like working with animals because I have always been the biggest animal lover with all breeds and sizes and I love spending my time spoiling them with unconditional love. I'm looking for a job that gives me the rewarding opportunity to take care of...

Recent review:

5.0
Kelcey is amazing she was absolutely great with my dog. She always sent pictures and responded so fast. We are definitely hiring her again

Reviewed by Michelle B.

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Kierra S.


Vienna, VA

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

Happy To Provide Care For Your Family, Furry Or Otherwise.

5.0

(1)

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*I have a vehicle. Care keeps changing my profile unprompted. I've always had an easy connection and shared warmth with animals. We had a variety of pets in my household growing up such as dogs, cats, birds, fish, and turtles. For a few years now I have provided pet sitting for friends and referrals. I am attentive to body...
Kierra can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Kierra is an organized, compassionate, and professional care-giver. She listens attentively to instructions, asks intelligent questions, and takes careful notes. She sent me pictures and provided regular...

Reviewed by Lisa C.

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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 walking, Pet sitting

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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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: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Kathleen A.


Oakton, VA

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Sitter/walker

5.0

(1)

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I am a junior at Virginia Tech and got a puppy over quarantine back in March. I know how much attention dogs need and love to play with them. I have had dogs and cats all my life and am very experienced in caring for them. I would also pet sit for my neighbors ever since middle school.
Kathleen can also help with: Grooming, Pet walking
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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 sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine

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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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 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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Katherine K.


Rockville, MD

$10-20/hr7 yrs exp

Teacher Looking To Work With Pet Care!

5.0

(2)

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I love working with animals. I have had a dog (black lab) my whole life. I have been pet sitting and house sitting for 7 years now. I have also been recommended by the families that I work with. I understand that a pet is a valuable part of your family and I intend to treat them with love and care. I am available to work with...
Katherine can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Daily feeding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Good with cats and dogs. Reliable and competent.

Reviewed by Walter P.

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Hana G.


Bethesda, MD

$10-25/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I volunteered at a wildlife center for 2 years and interned at a vet clinic. This is why I have experience with animals and love them. I house sit for all my friends when they go away and have to take out dogs, feed cats, etc. I even have experience with pigs, horses, you name it!
Hana can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Daily feeding

Recent review:

5.0
Hana is great! She cares for my two senior special needs cats while I am out of town. It is such a relief to know they are properly cared for.

Reviewed by April H.

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Elida V.


Germantown, MD

$15-45/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide dog sitting in your own home. I have a beautiful chihuahua named Chloe. Therefore, I understand the commitment of having a pet and how much care and attention our pets need.
Elida can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Elida was great at taking care of my dogs and was going to take care of my son when he got back this fall. Does a great job of communicating and is very concerned about doing the job well. Will be a great...

Reviewed by Jeff S.

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Melissa A.


Chantilly, VA

$11-16/hr

Dog-loving College Student Looking To Help With Pet-Sitting

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Hello! I am a 3rd year at the University of Virginia and am extremely passionate about animals. My maltese mix recently passed in December (so I know lots about little dogs :)) and I am a volunteer dog walker at the Charlottesville SPCA! I am comfortable with dogs of all sizes. I was also a cat foster for the SPCA, so I am happy...
Melissa can also help with: Pet sitting
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Katilyn B.


McLean, VA

$11-15/hr1 yrs exp

Cuddles And Wags Pet Sitting

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I have 1 year of classroom veterinary science and hands-on experience in a veterinary hospital. I can help with grooming, pet sitting, dog walking, and lots of cuddles of course!
Katilyn can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Grooming
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Mckenzie W.


Leesburg, VA

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Favorite Pet Sitting Care

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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 my life and all different...
Mckenzie can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet transportation
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Maggie R.


Herndon, VA

$15-50/hr2 yrs exp

Maggie's Pet Sitting Profile!

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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 even a couple of fish, I've...
Maggie can also help with: Pet sitting, Daily feeding
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Simmone B.


Gaithersburg, MD

$15-25/hr7 yrs exp

Just Like Home Pet Sitting

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I believe a pet should be with a caring sitter; who is as good as their owner. I have knowledge with giving pets medication such as insulin. I grew up among dogs & cats throughout my life and would love to help with taking care of your pet. I enjoy taking care of animals and love giving back to people who needs help. I am a very...
Simmone can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Riley E.


Fairfax, VA

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Part-Time/One-Time Dog/Pet Sitting

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I provide dog sitting in your own home. I currently have two dogs of my own. Very organized and reliable.
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Ashley N.


Fairfax, VA

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Looking For Pet Sitting Opportunities Evening And Weekends

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I am kind, reliable, and friendly. I have 14 years of experience cat and dog sitting. I am available in the evenings and weekends. I have cared for many animals and enjoy getting to know new animals and their personalities.
Ashley can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Su Myat N.


Vienna, VA

$12-30/hr

Looking For Pet Sitting Opportunities

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I have experience with sitting well-trained dogs and cats for friends and I am looking for opportunities to be with fur friends.
Su Myat can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Ashley A.


Gaithersburg, MD

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitting And Dog Walker For Hire.

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I have been a dog owner for 11 years. I've been a pet sitter for both cats and dogs. I work in the medical field and I use those skills for pet with medications. I adore all types of animals and enjoy spending time with them. I'd describe my personality as compassionate and conscientious. I like working with animals because...
Ashley can also help with: Daily feeding, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Alexandra A.


Rockville, MD

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Experienced Dog Sitting

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Hi I'm Alex! I love animals and have had many family dogs growing up! I just moved back to the DC area from Texas and I am currently working part-time so my schedule is very flexible! My step mom founded a pet care company and my family is opening up a location in Florida so I have a lot of experience dog sitting and walking...
Alexandra can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

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Recent pet sitter reviews

Karina Q.

5.0

Karina took care of our cat while we were out of town. We came back to a happy and healthy cat. Karina was trustworthy and dependable.

- Brianna P.

Emily T.

5.0

Emily is the dream sitter. She is reliable, conscientious, trustworthy, caring, and loving. She cared for my cats and gardens for many years and did an excellent job at both taking care of, and communicating that care, to me. I highly recommend her to everyone. You won't be disappointed.

- Patty H.

Ashley S.

5.0

We went out of the country for two weeks and had Ashley come every other evening to feed and water our geckos. We also had a separate cat sitter, but in the future I would trust Ashley to do take care of all three pets! Taking care of the gecko's isn't easy- they're behind several locked doors...

- Jonathan K.

Katie F.

5.0

Katie has been pet sitting my dog, Mia, for about 7 years. She is everything you could ever want in a pet sitter: caring, reliable, honest, flexible, understands pet behavior, patient, and passionate about animals and their welfare. She has great communication and always sends updates and pictures....

- Samantha M.

Autumn M.

5.0

Autumn is a true cat lover and took excellent care of our beloved cat for a week. I would have no problem using Autumn to cat sit again. Strongly recommend.

- Irina M.

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Pet Sitters are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 13,585 reviews of the 60,621 listed pet sitters.