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

The average star rating for dog walkers is 4.8

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Adranetta W.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Great With Kids Of All Kinds Including Special Needs,I Helped Run A Sunday School Class Between 10-15 Children 2 Of Which Were Autistic. I'm Very Crafty And Energetic. I Can Also Cook And Do Light Cleaning As Well As Dog Walking And Laundry.

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I watched 4-7-year-old children for Sunday school for 2 years. I have also babysat for 3 children a 6 years old a 4-year-old and a 6-month-old. I have experience with children of all ages. I am also the oldest of 3 and my brother and sister are twins so I watched them quietly. In few times I can also cook and clean and dog walk.
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Martha L.


Sterling, VA

$12-17/hr

Sitting/Walking

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I love dogs. I have been helping my neighbors and friends to take care of their pets, while they travel. Or work long hour's.
Martha can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Lindsey R.


Leesburg, VA

$30-45/hr6 yrs exp

Dog Walker

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I have a lot of experience working with dogs with all different needs. I enjoy taking dogs on long walks or short ones if that's what they need! I have experience giving medication and working on basic obedience training. I have been fostering dogs for around 10 years as well as dog sitting while owners are away. I hope to meet...
Lindsey can also help with: Boarding

Recent review:

5.0
Lindsey was great with my elderly pooch. She sent pictures and updates each day to tell me about his day while being sure to ask about anything that seemed out of the ordinary. She was flexible in adjusting to...

Reviewed by Care member

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Celine R.


Ashburn, VA

$18-45/hr10 yrs exp

Dog/cat Walker And Sitter

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Hi my name is Celine. I am a responsible and dedicated pet lover with experience in dog care. Whether it's daily walks, playtime, or drop in visits for feeds, I am committed to providing the best care for your dog/s. Their safety, happiness, and well-being are my top priorities. Please feel free to get in touch to discuss your...
Celine can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Helen O.


Herndon, VA

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Dogs, Cats And Other Creatures.....all Cared For!

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I am caring and responsive pet owner who has cared for many different types of animal over the years. I am particularly experienced with dogs (especially high energy working dogs)and love to give walks and cuddles. I am able to walk, feed, care for and play with your pets and provide you with regular updates.
Helen can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Jackson K.


Ashburn, VA

$12-17/hr1 yrs exp

Hi I'm Jackson I Am A Pet Lover I Have 2 Dogs I Take Care Of I'm A Fun Sitter I Like To Be Active.

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I have 1 year of experience. I can help with Pet Transportation and Pet Walking. I like to be active.
Jackson can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Matea H.


Aldie, VA

$15-50/hr4 yrs exp

Loving Dog Sitter

5.0

(1)

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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 visits for dog walking, cat...
Matea can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

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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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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Kaitlin C.


Ashburn, VA

$20-27/hr10 yrs exp

Dog Walker

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I trained our family dog to do basic commands and I walked him as well. Then I adopted my own dog 5 years ago who is very well behaved. I have also walked dogs for several years through Wag! We can discuss hourly rates based on what you're looking for. Can't wait to take care of your dog!
Kaitlin can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Elizabeth M.


Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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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 bathroom when they need to and play with the pet to keep them entertained.
Elizabeth can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Emilee D.


Ashburn, VA

$14-19/hr3 yrs exp

Loving Pet Owner Who Is Missing Her Little Guys Back At Home! Looking To Help Out During This Time!

5.0

(1)

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Hi, My name is Emilee D and I'm a student at Towson University. I live in a spacious townhouse with three rooms right down the road from Towson University. I have a fenced in backyard in case any dogs need to stay the night. I have two family dogs that live in New York with my family. They are a Corgi named Tobi and a Terrier...
Emilee can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

Recent review:

5.0
Emilee was amazing to work with. she took care of our dog and responded frequently.

Reviewed by Neeraj C.

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Nicole M.


Ashburn, VA

$17-26/hr6 yrs exp

About Me!

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I'm 21 years old and I'm a senior at Virginia Tech studying accounting and finance. I have loved animals my entire life! At home I have a 13-year-old boxer-lab mix named Joey, who I love to take on walks and play with outside. While I'm home for break this holiday season, I would love to hangout with your pets, play with them,...
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Brittney M.


Reston, VA

$10-25/hr10 yrs exp

Responsible, Loving, Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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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 experience with feeding, walking, as well as administering medicines. I also have experience trimming nails, giving baths,...
Brittney can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation
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Ashley S.


Reston, VA

$10-20/hr3 yrs exp

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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 not take some pups along with...
Ashley can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Lisa C.


Sterling, VA

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Reliable Part-Time Pet Care Provider

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I currently have two dogs and have experience caring for them. Aside from that, I have worked in pet care for three years. I was previously employed at a dog boarding kennel where I was responsible for handling a wide variety of dogs, taking them for walks, and bringing them outside for individual playtime. I also worked for a...
Lisa can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding, Pet transportation
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Diana F.


Leesburg, VA

$20-25/hr1 yrs exp

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Hi, I provide pet care for people who are needing an extra hand. I have two pets of my own a dog that's a year and a half and also a 9-week-old kitten. I'm very much experienced with dogs since I've grown up with animals at home since I can remember. I really enjoy all dogs shapes and sizes. I can take care of bathing, feeding,...
Diana can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$35-50/hr8 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care Available

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I have been house sitting, dog sitting and cat sitting for various people for the last 20 years. I have the most experience with dogs, but have sat for cats and other household pets. I prefer to stay in the Ashburn/Leesburg/Aldie area but would consider other areas. My In Home Overnight care includes evening, dinner, nighttime...
Traci can also help with: Pet walking, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Boarding, Pet sitting
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Melany R.


Aldie, VA

$15-30/hr10 yrs exp

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Hi there! I have been a pet sitter and babysitter on and off since I was 12. That's over 20 years of experience! I currently have a full time job in the medical field but am looking to make some extra money for my upcoming wedding. I have mostly worked with cats and dogs but I'm willing to care for any pet. I am available for...
Melany can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Aida M.


Sterling, VA

$20-30/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

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I grew up with pets around, I had a passion for animals which allowed me feel confortable with pets, I provide service as walk dogs, feed dogs or cats, all sizes and age.
Aida can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding
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Robin D.


Ashburn, VA

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Available For Occasional Pet Care- Experience With Snakes And Lizards

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Hello! I'm a pet loving mom to four boys who would love to be considered for occasional pet care. I have a labradoodle and two snakes. I have had many pet cats in my life and also had pet iguanas and other lizards. I would consider keeping your pet at my home (another dog or an animal in a cage or tank) in the right...
Robin can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Farzana H.


Sterling, VA

$14-21/hr

Loving Pet Sitter, Works From Home. Flexible Schedule, For Your Beloved Furry Baby!!

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I am a very good pet sitter and has almost 10 years experience as a pet sitter and doing boarding. I am at your nearby location that's makes easy to commute. I am highly interested to do your job. I can do following things for your beloved furry baby: Feeding and watering pets Playing with them and keeping them...
Farzana can also help with: Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet sitting
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Sandra J L.


Sterling, VA

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

People Care And Pet Care

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I am a confirmed dog lover! I own a dog and a cat and can take care of yours with love... I am available to walk or house-sit for any pet/get mail and packages and any random household needs you have.
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Miriam A.


Reston, VA

$12-20/hr2 yrs exp

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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 walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Kierynn P.


Herndon, VA

$25/hr3 yrs exp

Pet Sitter Available

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I have over 3 years of dog/cat sitting experience. I can perform duties such as walking, grooming, bathing, feeding, etc. I love all pets of all sizes and breeds
Kierynn can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Kathleen V.


Leesburg, VA

$13-18/hr6 yrs exp

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Hello! I have recently graduated from my Master's program and have found myself wondering how I can spend my time this summer in both a gratifying and fun manner . The first thought that came to mind was finding a way to spend as much time as possible with animals! Specifically, dogs and cats. I have spent a good portion of my...
Kathleen can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

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I am a dog and animal lover through and through! I have two Australian shepherds of my own. I provide dog sitting and dog walking services. I love dogs of all sizes.
Kaleigh can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Barbara D.


Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr1 yrs exp

Barbara

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Hi! I am excited to have retired early after 26 years of teaching. Walking, visiting, boarding dogs for the last year has been a great way to supplement retirement income while supporting families and pets. I have a great love for dogs. I grew up with dogs and am the proud mama of Maya, a shitzu Yorkie mix, age 2. My home is...
Barbara can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Boarding, Dog training, Grooming
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Diana A.


Ashburn, VA

$8-13/hr2 yrs exp

Animals Lover!

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I'm a animal lover! I like to take care of them! I really enjoyed Time playing and walking with them! They are amazing an Good friends! I love it!
Diana can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Driely D.


Aldie, VA

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

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I provide pet sitting in your household in the US for quite a while now! with great reviews and repeating clients. I have a cat of my own and grew up with dogs and cats. I have experience with large and small dogs, giving medicine and love going on long walks.
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Megan R.


Leesburg, VA

$15-25/hr

Pet Sitter/walker

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Hi my name is Megan and I am an avid pet lover. I love taking walks and playing all day. I am able to help clean up, play/exercise, and provide love while mom and/or dad are away.
Megan can also help with: Dog training, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet walking

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Recent dog walker reviews

Lindsey R.

5.0

Lindsey was great with my elderly pooch. She sent pictures and updates each day to tell me about his day while being sure to ask about anything that seemed out of the ordinary. She was flexible in adjusting to his needs also, which was really nice given his age and blindness. I would highly...

- Care member

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.

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.

Emilee D.

5.0

Emilee was amazing to work with. she took care of our dog and responded frequently.

- Neeraj C.

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