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1,014 cat trainers are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $15/hr as of April 2024

The average star rating for cat trainers is 4.9

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Provides care for dogs and cats, including feeding, walking/playing with pets, administering medication as needed, cleaning litter boxes, and providing general pet care instructions. Carried out owner's instructions regarding the pets' exercise and diet programs. Communicated with owners about any health or behavioral...
Joanna can also help with: Boarding, pet sitting, pet transportation, pet walking
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Yadira S.


Rockville, MD

$13-18/hr7 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

A trustworthy and reliable pet sitter with 7 years of experience working with animals, such dogs , cats , fish ... offering my services to take care your pets while owners are away. key responsibilities in providing food and water, regular exercise, providing companionship, give rewards and treats for good behavior, ensure...
Yadira can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, pet transportation
I am a recent graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor's degree in Middle School Math and Science Education. I love being in the DMV area and have grown up here most of my life. I have two cats, Puffy and Guava. In my free time, I enjoy solving puzzles, catching up on world news, and watching tv crime...
Kyawt Kyawt can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking, administration of medicine
I Provide in-home pet sitting and pet care services, including workday check-ins and feedings, litterbox, cage, kennel cleaning, and long-term vacation care. Keep pet well-being front-of-mind by planning engaging, appropriate activities and play sessions that stretch the bodies and minds of cats, dogs, birds, and small...
Behnaz can also help with: Boarding, pet walking, pet sitting
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Laura P.


Chantilly, VA

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Friendly Animal Lover (ALL TYPES)

With a decade of hands-on experience in pet care, I bring a wealth of knowledge and a heart full of love for animals to the table. My experience spans a wide variety of species, including dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fish, and reptiles. I grew up with a passion for learning about the best possible care for my animals. In my...
Laura can also help with: Boarding, pet transportation, grooming, pet sitting, pet walking, dog training & more
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Nubia D.


Vienna, VA

$20-50/hr3 yrs exp

Your Pet's Best Friend !

After dedicating three years to caring for dogs and cats, I've developed a deep understanding of their needs and behaviors. Whether it's taking dogs on stimulating walks or providing a cozy boarding environment at my home, I prioritize their well-being above all else. My passion for these furry companions drives me to ensure...
Nubia can also help with: Pet transportation, pet sitting, pet walking, boarding
Skills:

NAPPS Certified

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Emily F.


Arlington, VA

$17-22/hr10 yrs exp

Lifetime Dog Trainer

I've had pets my entire life and have worked as a pet-sitter and dog walker for the last 9 years. I have experience with many breeds (extra-small to extra-large) and also know how to work around various behaviors. I have experience with nervous, shy, dog-aggressive and high-energy dogs. I am home the majority of time for the...
Emily can also help with: Boarding, pet sitting, administration of medicine
Skills:

Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified

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Sarah B.


Alexandria, VA

$18-35/hr4 yrs exp

Experienced And Reliable Pet Sitter/Dog Walker!

Did you know that many dog behavioral problems stem from not getting enough exercise? Hello, my name is Sarah and I am here to help you with any and all of your pet care needs! I have about 4 years of professional part time pet care experience. I truly believe pets are a part of the family and should be treated as such. I have...
Sarah can also help with: Pet walking, grooming, dog training, pet sitting, daily feeding, administration of medicine & more
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Catalina H.


Washington, DC

$15-24/hr1 yrs exp

Dog And Cat Sitter

During my year of professional experience caring for dogs and cats, I've developed a deep understanding of their needs and behaviors. I like to create a safe, nurturing environment where pets thrive. From daily walks and playtime to providing companionship, I ensure each animal in my care receives the attention and affection...
Catalina can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, boarding
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Leslie C.


Arlington, VA

$8-20/hr10 yrs exp

More Than The Usual

Hired by 23 families in your neighborhood

I have over 10 years of experience caring for dogs and cats of all breeds/sizes. I specialize in behavioral issues and training allowing your dog to get rid of all that energy through exercise and learn new habits while making new friends!
Leslie can also help with: Dog training, grooming, administration of medicine, pet sitting, pet walking, boarding & more
Skills:

Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified

Bonded and insured

Recent reviews:

5.0
Leslie is such a great communicator and goes above and beyond with anything you can ask or think of. She taught me the best way to remove the tangles from my long haired exotic cat...better late learning than never. She is also highly dependable and just - all...

Sharon W.

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Esther H.


Lanham, MD

$15-50/hr3 yrs exp

Pet Sitter Avaliable

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

I reside in PG county and I'm available to pet sit within the metro DC area. I live with two cats, occasionally foster from local shelters, and have experience owning and working with dogs, cats, small mammals, and reptiles. I have experience targeting behavioral problems, offering stimulating play, and maintanining routines. I...
Esther can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking, grooming

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Esther to help with our shy cat for two weeks. We could not have been more pleased with her service, attention to detail, daily check-ins (w/ pic) and flexibility regarding schedule changes. She went above & beyond to make our pet feel comfortable in his...

Shabobe G.

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Amanda S.


Hagerstown, MD

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Love All Animals Big And Small

I love working with animals. I have owned guinea pigs, ferrets, cats, dogs and horses. I have also been around farm animals such as cows, goats and horses. Animals have always been drawn to me. I have worked with animals people have told me don't like many people. I am compassionate and give the animals the respect they deserve....
Amanda can also help with: Dog training, pet transportation, pet walking, pet sitting, boarding
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Alessia S.


Washington, DC

$22-39/hr1 yrs exp

Calm & Gentle Cat Lover

I am a young professional residing in the heart of Washington, DC. Having relocated from Europe, I understand the special bond between a pet owner and their beloved feline companions. Despite the distance from my own cherished family cat, I am committed to providing the utmost care and attention to your cats, ensuring they...
Alessia can also help with: Pet sitting
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Katia A.


Washington, DC

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I had lived with cats and dogs throughout my life. My family and I once had many cats at a time(4) and I was the main care giver for them. I love how much happiness they can bring into your life. I love helping them get into good habits and seen them grow. It is important for me to love them and give them hugs, but at the same...
Katia can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking
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Melissa C.


Alexandria, VA

$12-17/hr10 yrs exp

I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself as a passionate pet lover who is actively seeking dog and cat sitter jobs in the area. Ever since I can remember, I have been surrounded by dogs and cats. Growing up, my family always had pets, and they quickly became my best friends. Their unconditional love, playful nature, and...
Melissa can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, boarding
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Erica R.


Washington, DC

$10-20/hr2 yrs exp

I have been an animal lover my entire life, from dogs to cats to rodents and reptiles and even birds and insects, if I haven't owned it I've interacted with it! But with dogs and cats, I've spent the most time and am able to pet and play with almost any dog within an hour tops. I have studied animal behavior, and in fact am...
Erica can also help with: Pet sitting
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Alexandra H.


Ellicott City, MD

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Reliable Pet Sitter

I have been around animals my entire life. I grew up with dogs, cats, birds, chinchillas, lizards, and fish. I started working with animals professionally in 2010. I worked as a nanny for a family, which included 2 golden retrievers and then a rescue a couple of years later. I have cared for many dogs, cats, lizards, and fish...
Alexandra can also help with: Pet sitting
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Shannon H.


Silver Spring, MD

$15-20/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Lover

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

When you book me, you're getting peace of mind. I will provide reliable, top-tier care. I love animals and will treat your pet like the beloved family member I know it is to you. I've had dogs and cats my entire life, and currently have 1 spoiled cat I adore. I rescued her from the animal shelter. I love to care for cats of...
Shannon can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Shannon is incredible! She sent pics everyday of our Kitty. Asked good questions that showed she cared and had our cat's best interest at heart! We'll definitely hire her again and would recommend her to anyone :-)

Rachel N.

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Gabrielle S.


Arlington, VA

$16-27/hr6 yrs exp

Animal Loving Nurse

Your friendly neighborhood crazy cat lady at your service! I have experience caring for all sorts of animals. I was a prior breeder of Bengals and Abyssinian cats so I am familiar with care of newborn and pregnant mommas. I have personally owned Conures and a Cockatoo in the past. At one point, I had a magnificent tank with...
Gabrielle can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, boarding
Skills:

Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified

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Emma S.


Reisterstown, MD

$30/hr2 yrs exp

Part Time College Student Looking To Care For Your Fur Baby!

I have owned and raised Cattle Dogs, Labradors, and cats, as well as catsitting and dogsitting, since I was in high school! I also have experience with giving dogs medication and insulin. I have experience as an educator teaching, tutoring, and babysitting my brother from ages 4-13 years old. I'd describe my personality as...
Emma can also help with: Pet sitting

Recent cat trainer reviews

Leslie C.

5.0

Leslie is such a great communicator and goes above and beyond with anything you can ask or think of. She taught me the best way to remove the tangles from my long haired exotic cat...better late learning than never. She is also highly dependable and just - all around well organized and great to work...

- Sharon W.

Esther H.

5.0

Very communicative and friendly! Esther sent daily updates with pictures. My pets (two birds and a small dog) sometimes stop eating when I travel but they did really well this time! Esther was warm and I would definitely hire for pet care again.

- Samantha F.

Shannon H.

5.0

Shannon is incredible! She sent pics everyday of our Kitty. Asked good questions that showed she cared and had our cat's best interest at heart! We'll definitely hire her again and would recommend her to anyone :-)

- Rachel N.

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Happy cat, happy home! Cat trainers can help with questions and behavioral issues.

Hiring a cat trainer can be a great way to help your cat adjust to their new home, learn good behaviors and manners, and even enjoy themselves in the...

Hiring a cat trainer can be a great way to help your cat adjust to their new home, learn good behaviors and manners, and even enjoy themselves in the process! Cat trainers are uniquely trained to understand cat behavior and provide guidance as your cat settles into their new space. With the help of specialized cat training exercises, cat trainers can teach your cat basic obedience commands such as coming when called, proper introductions to people, animals or other cats, how to walk on a leash, and how to stay off countertops! Additionally, having an experienced cat behaviorist or certified cat trainer available for regular check-ins can protect against behavioral issues from developing - ultimately creating a lasting bond between you and your feline friend.

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