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

The average star rating for pet sitters is 4.9

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Rhonda W.


Livonia, MI

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Full Time Dog Walker Or Pet Sitter

5.0

(21)

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I'm a lifelong animal lover, and I've had dogs, cats, a rabbit, birds, fish, turtles, and a guinea pig. I have on the job experience with a sheep, lizards, and a bearded dragon. I also helped a client rescue an abandoned baby squirrel until we could find a rehabilitation facility. I've been pet...
Rhonda can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
I am so thankful I found Rhonda! I honestly believe she loves my husky, Blu, as much as I do! She is reliable, kind, animal loving , trustworthy….. I can’t say enough. Rhonda and Nadine are highly recommended....

Reviewed by Care member

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Andrea M.


Pflugerville, TX

$50/hr10 yrs exp

Extremely Dependable And Trustworthy Care!

5.0

(24)

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Hi there! I retired from 20 years as a veterinary technician in a supervising role at the same clinic! I currently provide pet care for several veterinarians, as well as many long-term veterinary clinic clients and many care. com clients! I am very trusted and reliable and I pride myself in being...
Andrea can also help with: Dog training, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Andrea is a great pet caretaker. She not only takes into account providing great care for your pet but also the pet family and is very accommodating to assist in caring for your pet needs.

Reviewed by Care member

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Vickie S.


Columbus, IN

$25-26/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/Dog Walker

4.7

(25)

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I love animals more than most people!!! I can't ever remember a time, even as a small child that I wasn't surrounded by them. I am the proud parent of both dogs and kitties, and I am also a colony caregiver. My goal is always to socialize and hopefully home these beautiful babies. I started walking...
Vickie can also help with: Administration of medicine, Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
I know several really good pet sitters and I know a couple excellent pet sitters and Vickie S. is PHENOMENAL !!! She is very attentive and extremely perceptive and Her knowledge on animal welfare is superior....

Reviewed by Care member

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Annie M.


Saint Charles, MO

$25/hr6 yrs exp

Pet Sitter.

5.0

(25)

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Hello I know you are looking for someone to take care of your pet or pets. I will treat your fur kids just like my own. Im dependable and trustworthy. Had experience working at a vets office, so knowledge of health issues. Check out my reference. My goal is to give you peace of mind that you fur...
Annie can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
She took care of our dog and our cats. Excellent person, you can feel that she loves animals and knows how to take care of them. Our pets are old and she gave their meds, pet, fed, walk our dog and took really...

Reviewed by Victoria N.

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Hollie J.


Arlington, MA

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

Caring Pet Caregiver

5.0

(26)

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I have been a pet lover my entire life and have personally owned a variety of pets. Additionally I've professionally cared for dogs, cats, various kinds of birds, fish, geckos, frogs, bunnies, guinea pigs, bearded dragons, chameleons, gerbils, axolotls, mice, hamsters, rats, ferrets, chinchillas,...
Hollie can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Great with our dog and super great communicator.

Reviewed by Rach S.

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Kit B.


Summerville, SC

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Sitter Available

4.9

(23)

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I have served as a pet sitter since 1998 doing both day walks and overnight stays of any length. I make any occasion fun and preserve animal safety above all else. I have cared for hundreds of pets over the many years I have been a pet sitter and am proud of my excellent record of pet safety,...
Kit can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kit did a great job taking care of my 2 cats and hamster. She sent me updates while I was away and I really appreciated her thoughtfulness. I will definitely hire her again!

Reviewed by Zan Y.

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Maria M.


Forest Hill, MD

$18/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(24)

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Hi, I'm Maria. I love animals! I had a beautiful blue Weim of my own who I adored and treated as family. My love of animals started young . One of my first jobs was at my family owned pet grooming salon. I worked there helping out. In recent years I did a lot of rescue fostering of dogs very...
Maria can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
I reached out to Maria through a referral. I am so glad that I did. I love that she gave me updates throughout his stay with her. She walked my pup multiple times and sent me lots of pictures. She made me feel...

Reviewed by Care member

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Marissa M.


Albany, NY

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(28)

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I provide pet sitting services in your home for animals of all ages & sizes. I have over a decade of experience with caring for dogs, cats, smaller mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, exotic pets, & farm animals. References can be furnished upon request. Please feel free to read my client...
Marissa can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Marissa was great! Not only did she feed my cats while I was away but she took time to spend with the cats and play with them too. You can tell she loves animals and loves her job. I felt at ease knowing my...

Reviewed by Care member

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Christina S.


Washington, DC

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

5.0

(27)

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I graduated from the George Washington University with a BA International Affairs and Women's and an MA in American Studies. I currently work for a global advocacy non-profit in Washington DC as a global operations manager. I live in Washington DC and love everything that this city has to offer....
Christina can also help with: Pet sitting, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Christina is kind, thoughtful and dependable. I am so relieved knowing my kitties are in good hands with her.

Reviewed by Kathryn L.

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Stephanie M.


Columbus, OH

< $10/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(21)

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I am a pet sitter and dog walker for many years now, (well over 100 pets) I enjoy helping my clients while their away at work, vacation or just a night out. I am available most times of the week and weekend. I've been around many types of pets and I treat them the way I'd want my pets treated. I...
Stephanie can also help with: Dog training, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Stephanie was amazing with Pickles who isn't the easiest to get a long with...did I mention Pickles is a Potbelly Pig! Stephanie is very compassionate, patient and punctual. Great pet sitter for any 4 legged...

Reviewed by Ariel M.

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Angelle D.


Zachary, LA

$10-30/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/Helper

5.0

(20)

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I have had a love for animals all my life. I have only had cats as pets since I was a child but have always had an even deeper love for dogs. My boyfriend has two dogs and one cat. My ex-husband and I had four chickens, three dogs, and one pig. My cousins have had: birds, fish, and dogs. I have...
Angelle can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
She took wonderful care of my fur baby, cleaned kitty litter, brought in the newspapers and mail and kept my house in great shape. I would definitely hire her again!

Reviewed by Mimi C.

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Caroline A.


Gilroy, CA

$15-50/hr10 yrs exp

From Tortoises To Elephants, You Name It, I Can Take Care Of Them All!

4.9

(22)

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Animals are my life! Do you want someone who will care for your pet family as if they were her own? Look no further! I have been a pet sitter for over 15 years, and was a zookeeper for 6 years. I do visits, medication, transport, walks, play time, feeding, and cleaning. I can also board birds and...
Caroline can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Dog training

Recent reviews:

5.0
She is part of our family. We love her and appreciate everything she has done for us and our babies This past 6, almost 7 years. Can't find a better word to describe her but "family" . Trust, responsibility,...

Reviewed by Michel M.

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Melissa S.


Tucson, AZ

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care/Sitter

5.0

(27)

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I am a pet sitter utilizing genuine love for animals, and concern for their health, happiness, and well-being. Your pet deserves the very best; I am trustworthy, polite, reliable, professional, and also a pet owner of two dogs too! KEY Qualification Over 15 years experience in handling animals and...
Melissa can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Alexis V.


Gilbertsville, PA

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

I'm An Animal Lover Who Will Give Your Animal The Loving It Needs While You're Away.

5.0

(22)

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I'm an animal lover at heart. I'm willing to work with dogs or cats! If I am close to your area then I would be a great pick because I'll always be right around the corner if you need a last minute person to stop in to care for your animals. I'm willing to meet before hand to meet you and your...
Alexis can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Went through a lot of pet sitters and happy to finally found a great one! She is communicative and my fur babies never seem stressed out when I return.

Reviewed by Alexis V.

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Sarah P.


Citrus Heights, CA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(28)

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Hello! I am a responsible and reliable pet sitter and dog walker and am available for drop ins anytime and can stay overnight in your home! I love all species and have had formal vet tech training at Consumes River College Vet Tech Program. I have one dog, one rabbit, and two turtles in my household...
Sarah can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sarah took care of my 3 dogs, numerous cats, watered plants, as well as filled up bird bath and bird food and brought in the mail and packages. She is very communicative (texts and animal pics at every visit)...

Reviewed by Dale Z.

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Jennifer K.


Tucson, AZ

$20-27/hr10 yrs exp

Go-To-Girl In Home Pet Care

4.9

(26)

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I have had the pleasure of caring for client's pets and homes professionally and full time for 19 years. It has been such a wonderful experience. I cannot imagine my life without pet sitting for other people's "kids". I have substantial experience administering pills, sub-q fluids as well as insulin...
Jennifer can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jennifer is very communicative and always goes above and beyond. She's knowledgeable and helpful with medications and conditions the pets have. Definitely recommend her!

Reviewed by Allecia T.

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Kelly W.


Jacksonville, FL

$10-30/hr10 yrs exp

Medically Experienced Pet Care

5.0

(29)

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I provide professional in-home pet care services. It is most important that you and your pet feel comfortable, safe and secure while you are away from them. I am a well seasoned veterinary technician with 20+ years experience in veterinary hospitals. I have been a pet caregiver my entire life,...
Kelly can also help with: Boarding, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kelly was a fantastic caregiver for our two pets while we were gone for two weeks. She did everything we asked, even brought in and organized our mail, and watered the plants. We had no worries about the...

Reviewed by Care member

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Carri C.


Laguna Niguel, CA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Extreme pet lover sitter~walker

4.8

(28)

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Hi! My name is Carri, I reside in Laguna Niguel. I have been dog walking, pet/house sitting for 30 years. I provide excellent care and companionship for your pet! I offer daily, weekly, overnight & extended care, feeding, yard cleanup & oversee medication(s). It's vital to know that your pet is...
Carri can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Carri was so amazing with my son with special needs! She has the patience and the care it takes and I am so happy she was there to help me. I highly recommend her for your care needs!

Reviewed by Care member

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Stephanie L.


Cranston, RI

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Certified Veterinary Technician Available For All Of Your Pet Sitting Needs.

4.8

(14)

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I am a Certified Veterinary Technician with over 20 years of experience caring for pets. I work at a veterinary emergency facility and am comfortable administering medications if needed. I'm both bonded and insured. I'm available for long term or short term care.
Stephanie can also help with: Pet walking, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Stephanie has a lot of experience in the veterinary field and was very professional and caring when taking care of my two cats. She had no problems administering medication to my feisty feline and I would...

Reviewed by Care member

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Shelley R.


Columbia, MD

$25-30/hr10 yrs exp

Personalized Midday Dog Walks & Pet Sitting

5.0

(10)

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I am a Professional Dog Walker and Pet Sitter with over 20 years of experience! I love all Dogs! Tiny dogs and Extra Big dogs have my heart! I am an animal Lover! I absolutely love what I do! I love my furry babies and my clients! You will see the difference in the quality of care I provide and...
Shelley can also help with: Dog training, Boarding, Grooming, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Shelley was great as my dog’s walker/sitter for over two years. She was always prompt and communicates great. Definitely recommend her to anyone seeking dog walking and/or sitting services.

Reviewed by Care member

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Nicole L.


Ashland, MA

$20-35/hr10 yrs exp

Exceptional Pet Sitting/Dog Walking

4.9

(12)

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I've had pets of all kinds growing up and love and understand the happiness that they bring into our lives. With your busy schedules, you want to be rest assured that your pet, whom you consider to be like a child of your own, is in good hands. Seeing them happy, makes me happy.
Nicole can also help with: Pet transportation, Boarding, Dog training, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Friendly, trustworthy, took great care of Hopey. She’s also flexible, I could always call her her when I had to travel last minute

Reviewed by Care member

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Katie D.


Belmont, MA

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Services & House Sitting

4.9

(13)

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I am a dog and cat lover with 10 years of pet care and house sitting experience, as well as the proud pet parent of 2 cats and 2 dogs, all rescues. For several years I volunteered at Save a Dog Humane Society, providing hands-on care and training. I have a flexible schedule and generally available...
Katie can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Katie regularly takes care of my cat when I travel. She does a great job and sends picture updates. Sometimes, my cat doesn't even seem to miss me when I get back.

Reviewed by Brian K.

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Hannah K.


Middleboro, MA

$13-18/hr10 yrs exp

Hannah Elizabeth's Animal Sitting

5.0

(18)

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My name is Hannah K. and I have lived on a farm my whole life. Animals are my passion and I love being able to help people who have busy schedules and or need any help with their animal. I'm here for you and your animals needs!
Hannah can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Dog training

Recent reviews:

5.0
I know Hannah from high school + horseback riding events, and I have never met someone so gentle with or as in touch with animals as her! She is such a caring person who truly loves animals and cares for their...

Reviewed by Fallon G.

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Audrey R.


Randolph, NJ

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Gentle, Compassionate, Experienced Pet Sitter & Caregiver Specializing In Cats!!

5.0

(11)

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I'm a former veterinary nurse with well over 10 years of experience caring for a variety of animals, including dogs, cats, birds, fish and reptiles. Since childhood, I've been a lover of ALL animals but primarily characterize myself as a cat enthusiast. I adore cats of all ages, breeds and...
Audrey can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Grooming

Recent reviews:

5.0
Audrey took amazing care of our 2 cats for 10 days, she played with them, fed them, cleaned their litters. She even sent us pictures of them. Our communication was very easy! I highly recommend her!

Reviewed by Nataliia M.

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Jill F.


Baltimore, MD

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

House And Pet-Sitter :)

4.9

(19)

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I am a Baltimore County special educator and a petsitter part-time. I have been petsitting for many years and wish I could do it full-time! I love all types of animals. I have experience with all types of dogs as well.
Jill can also help with: Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jill was absolutely wonderful! She was dependable, punctual, and followed each instruction exactly. We came home to a well cared for, happy, and well-brushed cat! We would hire her again in a heartbeat and plan...

Reviewed by Lori P.

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Amber S.


Akron, OH

$12-17/hr10 yrs exp

Loving Care In Your Home When You Can't Be There

5.0

(18)

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I went to school to be a vet assistant at Northcoast in Kent. I opened my own pet sitting business shortly after graduating and have been a professional pet sitter since 2008 and can't picture myself doing anything else. I put passion in my work. I treat every client with the same respect and...
Amber can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
I have been having Amber watch my kitties for over a year now. She is dependable, consistent, and always does a great job with my boys. One of my cats was having medical complications and I felt safe hiring her...

Reviewed by Karlie K.

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Kristin S.


Millersville, MD

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(14)

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I am happy to provide pet sitting services for you.. Although I am happy to stop by for visits as many times needed to check on your pet, I unfortunately can not board them at my home. I can provide pet sitting services for a wide variety of pets. I am also happy to provide dog walking services. I...
Kristin can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Kristen to feed our 3 cats over the Thanksgiving holiday. She did a great job keeping me posted on her schedule, sending pictures of our girls, sharing how much they ate, etc. She cleaned up...

Reviewed by Joie M.

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Alianna H.


Hermitage, TN

$30-50/hr10 yrs exp

TLC To All Our Furry Friends

5.0

(17)

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I am an animal lover. I grew up on the farm in South West Kansas with all sorts of furry friends - cats, dogs, snakes, rabbits, birds, livestock, and small rodents, you name it. I mostly pet sit for cats, dogs and birds, but I am open to caring for any/all pets in your household. I'm also...
Alianna can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Daily feeding, Pet sitting, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Absolutely wonderful! Alianna is kind, she pays attention to detail, and listened to all of my needs. She watched my two cats and plants while I was out of town for about a week. It was the first time I felt...

Reviewed by Summer S.

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Nancy D.


Maple Shade, NJ

$12-25/hr5 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/Dog Walker

5.0

(11)

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Hello Pet Parents. My name is Nancy and have been an animal lover/owner for many years where I grew up taking care of dogs, cats, and fish. Currently, I am a pet parent of two cats and two rabbits and call them my fur babies. I decided to get into pet care, not just for the love of animals and treat...
Nancy can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Recently moved to NJ and needed to find a new cat sitter. Nancy checks all the boxes with following all the required cat sitting instructions if we discussed. To showing up on time, to feeding and keeping the...

Reviewed by Care member

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Vera U.


Gilbert, AZ

$20-40/hr7 yrs exp

Full Time Dog,cat,turtles,horses,goats,fish And Chinchilla Sitter

4.8

(19)

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I took care of large and small dogs, horses and cats for several years as needed when the families went on vacation. I just love animals and put them before myself and others, because they can't speak for themselves. I donate every month to ASPCA, HSUS, PETA, IFAW . I have 5 cats of my own, who were...
Vera can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Vera took great care of my older and blind dog in my home last week. I did not think the dog could be more spoiled but Vera really took care of her. I would highly recommend Vera.

Reviewed by Sandy A.

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Recent pet sitter reviews

Rhonda W.

5.0

I am so thankful I found Rhonda! I honestly believe she loves my husky, Blu, as much as I do! She is reliable, kind, animal loving , trustworthy….. I can’t say enough. Rhonda and Nadine are highly recommended. Please ask Rhonda for my personal information if you’d like a voice behind the...

- Care member

Andrea M.

5.0

Andrea is a great pet caretaker. She not only takes into account providing great care for your pet but also the pet family and is very accommodating to assist in caring for your pet needs.

- Care member

Vickie S.

5.0

I know several really good pet sitters and I know a couple excellent pet sitters and Vickie S. is PHENOMENAL !!! She is very attentive and extremely perceptive and Her knowledge on animal welfare is superior. These are the unique qualities I look for when choosing a pet caregiver for my fur family...

- Care member

Annie M.

5.0

She took care of our dog and our cats. Excellent person, you can feel that she loves animals and knows how to take care of them. Our pets are old and she gave their meds, pet, fed, walk our dog and took really good care of them.

- Victoria N.

Hollie J.

5.0

Great with our dog and super great communicator.

- Rach S.

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Pet Sitters are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 14,261 reviews of the 61,426 listed pet sitters.