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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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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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Vivian P.


Sterling, VA

$14-20/hr6 yrs exp

Part Time Care Giver Available

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I provide dog sitting in your own home or in mine . I'm an experienced pet lover since I was 6 I used to be in charge of my pets well being, I also have great references and many years of experience. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths , walks I also have a 3-year-old extremely friendly and nice...
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Natalia C.


Ashburn, VA

$30-50/hr

Love An Fun

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I have my own pet so I love animals and I have taken care of dogs in my free time, giving them their meals, taking them to the park and going for a walk.
Natalia can also help with: Pet walking

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I've grown up around dogs, having one from the age of 2-5 and then again starting when I was 7. I started dog walking as a side job when I was 12 and found that I absolutely adore spending time on walks with dogs, playing with them, and just spending time with them. Right now, my family's dog gets 2-3 walks a day ranging...
Eleanor can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Esperanza C.


Sterling, VA

$19-35/hr3 yrs exp

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I have more than 2 years helping two families with their pets specially when they are out of home for vacation or when they need me. I take the dogs for a walk, feed them and play with them. I enjoy and love to be surrounded by animals, I'm an animal lover! So dedicated and responsible and they will be always in good hands I...
Esperanza can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Payton S.


Sterling, VA

$16-21/hr4 yrs exp

Babysitter/nanny

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I pick up/drop off kids to sports or events. I grocery shop and run. I have taken parents clothes to get tailored and professionally washed. I take dogs to get groomed or boarded. I walk dogs. I pick up mail and send out packages. I am willing to help your family with any errands possible!
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Silvia A.


Sterling, VA

$17-18/hr7 yrs exp

Full Or Part Time Nanny

5.0

(6)

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Hi there! I am currently working as a private caregiver for families in our local area. My past experience includes 4 years as an educator and caregiver in a home daycare. I'm CPR and First Aid Certified and have cared for children ages 6 weeks to 10 years old. I have also raised 3 beautiful daughters of my own and have a...
Silvia can also help with: Carpooling, Light cleaning, Grocery shopping, Travel

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kind and professional! Silvia is punctual, reliable, and has a lot of experience. Our toddler gets excited every time she comes over!

Reviewed by Care member

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Linda L.


Vienna, VA

$37/hr10 yrs exp

In My Home, Over Nights, Dog Walking, Pet Sitter

4.1

(28)

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My name is Linda and I am a caring, love and tidy to attention petsitter. I have been doing this for over 10 years. I do part-time pet walking for early morning, early afternoon and evenings. I am very flexible and don't mind working around your hours. As a part time job I work at a vet right in Fairfax and have been there for...
Linda can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Grooming, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
This was our first time having a pet sitter for our cats and Linda was great! She showed up the days we needed her and when we got home everything was taken care of. We will definitely be hiring her again.

Reviewed by Ellen B.

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Roshni S.


McLean, VA

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(10)

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I only offer dog walks, dog drop-ins, and cat and other small animals drop-ins. I DO NOT offer housesitting or boarding at this time. Hi! I've been taking care of dogs and cats of all ages, sizes, breeds, and temperaments, and other pets (birds, rabbits, and amphibians) for over 15 years!! I would love to help you and your...
Roshni can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Roshni was an excellent pet sitter. She was very responsive, took great care of our pets, and sent us daily updates while we were away. I would definitely hire her again for any more of my family vacations. I...

Reviewed by David Y.

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Marcia G.


Montgomery Village, MD

$23-26/hr10 yrs exp

30+ Years In Early Childhood Care

5.0

(10)

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Hi my name is Marcia. I love working with children. I have worked in the early childhood field for over 25 years, many of those years as a lead teacher. I have also worked as a nanny for over 2 years. I am a proud mother of 3 grown children and a loving grandmother of 4. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education. I am very...
Marcia can also help with: Carpooling, Light cleaning

Recent reviews:

5.0
Marcia is very responsible and caring. She treats her charges as her own. She always shows up for work and gives her all. She would be a good person to watch your children.

Reviewed by Patricia M.

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Erin M.


Falls Church, VA

$13-18/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Walking And Dog Sitting

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let us take care of your pup while you are gone. Me and my sweet 8-year-old would love some doggy love since our dog passed away without committing to getting a dog yet. We have a lot of love to give and would talk care of yours as if they were our own.
Erin can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding
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Gianna I.


Fairfax, VA

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

Animal Lover With Dog-Sitting & Dog-Walking Experience!

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I love dogs of all ages and sizes! I have 4 years of experience as a dog-sitter and dog-walker. I can also handle bath-time and light grooming.
Gianna can also help with: Dog training, Pet walking, Grooming
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Hayley L.


Falls Church, VA

$15-18/hr4 yrs exp

Business Student Seeking Babysitting, Tutoring, Or Dog Walking Jobs

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Born and raised Northern Virginian! I work in a health tech startup doing Product Operations Management and just moved back home here from New York. I love kids of all ages - dogs and cats too. I've worked in a children's hospital, taught at schools abroad, and babysat locally since I was 15 here. I can help with homework, get...
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Stephanie C.


Gainesville, VA

$14/hr8 yrs exp

Cat And Dog Lover Available For Daily Walks/in-home Care.

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I currently work in a boarding facility/daycare. I take care of cleaning the runs the dogs stay in along with the occasional cat boarder. I walk the older dogs. I was also a pet sitter for 2 small dogs. The owner would bring her Westie and Pekinese to my house to care for them. I fed and walked the dogs daily and administered...
Stephanie can also help with: Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Rosada F.


Chantilly, VA

$15-22/hr2 yrs exp

Available For Dog Sitting, Boarding, And Walking

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hello! my name is Rosie and i've been dog sitting, boarding, and walking for about 2 years now. I myself am a dog owner and I find so much joy in meeting new dogs and their owners. references can be provided as well!
Rosada can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Pegah P.


Rockville, MD

$19/hr1 yrs exp

A Walk A Day Keeps The Vet Away!

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I started working with animals when my sister got her puppy 5 years ago. Ever since then I've been taking care of her pup and my own kitty named Milo!
Pegah can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Gaby V.


Leesburg, VA

$25-50/hr

A Little Walk Keeps The Vet Away !

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I'm 21 years old, looking to start college. Also looking for a job that will be more of an entertainment for me. Nothing better than taking care of a humans best friend. I fall in love with almost every dog I see. I love to go out for walks and hiking, wouldn't mind to have a little company with me. Flexible as regards to size...
Gaby can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting
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Francesca D.


Fairfax, VA

$5-15/hr3 yrs exp

Animal Lover Available For Daily Walks And Care

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I have 3 years experience working at veterinary clinic. I have pet sitting experience. I have experience caring for dogs, cats, fish, rabbits, rats, mice.
Francesca can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Daily feeding
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Cierra M.


Montgomery Village, MD

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Animal Lover Available For Daily Walks And Pet Care

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Hello! I am a very friendly and outgoing animal lover looking to provide pet care services. I have a cat and golden retriever of my own. I have pet sat for many years for both cats and dogs of all sizes as well as helped with giving specific medications if needed. I am very flexible with my schedule and can also help with...
Cierra can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Carena R.


Reston, VA

$13-18/hr

Part-Time Pet Care/Walking

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I have experience petsitting dogs and cats. Services during this include walking/playing with the dogs, playing with the cats, changing litter boxes, feeding animals, etc. Have experience with big and small dogs.
Carena can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Jennifer R.


Gainesville, VA

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

Jenny Pooch Walking Services

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Loving dog care, and walking services of all breeds. I go over your expectations and give your baby individual care.
Jennifer can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Daily feeding
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Elena N.


Potomac, MD

$12-15/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Lover With Experience Caring For Dogs And Cats

5.0

(1)

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Hi! My name is Elena. I'm 20 and attend the University of South Carolina. Growing up, my family always had some mixture of dogs and cats. Me and my siblings were responsible for walking the dogs, cleaning the cat litter, and feeding/caring for them all. At home in Maryland our family has an old dog who needs a lot of help and...
Elena can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Daily feeding, 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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Tamara D.


Centreville, VA

$14-25/hr1 yrs exp

Specialized Dog Walker!

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Hi! I am a very reliable, active, patient, and responsible person who has 1 year of experience in the dog walking/sitting. Back in my college city, I work for a company that specializes in challenging dogs. I've been trained to deal with dogs that have separation anxiety, are people reactive, among other behaviors. I'm animal...
Tamara can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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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 walking, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Carolina D.


Germantown, MD

$14-20/hr

Dog Sitter

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Hi, im Carol and I love dogs. I have experience pet sitting for smaller dogs and bigger breeds. Available for walks, bathing, feeding and playing at the dog park.
Carolina can also help with: Pet transportation, 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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Katherine K.


Falls Church, VA

$12-20/hr

Dog Sitter/ Walker

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I'm Katherine, a MSW student at UM. I love dogs and have had a dog my whole life, and would love to help walk or care for yours!
Katherine can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Stephanie L.


Montgomery Village, MD

$14-50/hr1 yrs exp

Great Pyr Dog Owner!

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Hi! I have 1 year of experience owning my own pup. I can help with Boarding and Pet Walking. My great pyrenees, Yuki, is a lovely pup and I would enjoy boarding, pet sitting or pet walking your pup! Yuki is very friendly and loves playing with other pups.
Stephanie can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

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Recent dog walker reviews

Silvia A.

5.0

Kind and professional! Silvia is punctual, reliable, and has a lot of experience. Our toddler gets excited every time she comes over!

- Care member

Linda L.

5.0

This was our first time having a pet sitter for our cats and Linda was great! She showed up the days we needed her and when we got home everything was taken care of. We will definitely be hiring her again.

- Ellen B.

Roshni S.

5.0

Roshni was an excellent pet sitter. She was very responsive, took great care of our pets, and sent us daily updates while we were away. I would definitely hire her again for any more of my family vacations. I highly recommend

- David Y.

Marcia G.

5.0

Marcia is very responsible and caring. She treats her charges as her own. She always shows up for work and gives her all. She would be a good person to watch your children.

- Patricia M.

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.

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