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Esperanza C.

Sterling, VA

$19-35/hr 3 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...
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Ashley S.

Reston, VA

$10-20/hr 3 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...
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Rebecca C.

Great Falls, VA

$15-25/hr 1 yrs exp

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I provide pet sitting and walking services! I have experience working with all animals(from dogs to chickens and so much more!) and great references. I love animals of all sizes and ages. I can also perform baths and light grooming.
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Tanya S.

Ashburn, VA

$13-50/hr 2 yrs exp

Loving Pet Sitter

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Hello! my name is Tanya. I'm a huge animal lover and vegetarian of 10 years. I have 2 years of pet sitting experience and truly enjoy spending time with animals, especially dogs. I live in a cozy two bedroom townhouse with plenty of outdoor space to take any pets out for fun long walks. There's also...
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Anna R.

Great Falls, VA

$20-30/hr 7 yrs exp

Animal Walker, Pet Sitter, Feeding, Etc.

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Hello! I have worked with dogs, horses, birds, and more. I am comfortable pet sitting and dog or cat walking as well as feeding. Let me know how I can help! I typically charge 20 an hour minimum.
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Barbara D.

Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr 1 yrs exp


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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...
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Fabiana M.

Herndon, VA

$20-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Pet Lover Here !

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Hi ! I've been working with mainly dogs but I love cats and fish and know how to take care of both. I have 3 dogs of my own but only one lives with me. I care for pets just like I'd care for my own child. I have about 4 years of experience taking care of other people pets , I would take them on...
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Karina Y.

Herndon, VA

$15-35/hr 10 yrs exp

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Hi! I love dogs more than anything. I always stop to pet a good boy every chance I get. I have 2 Australian Shepard of my own that I go on walks and runs with. I'm comfortable with feeding, walks, playing, or just keep them company.
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Sam S.

Great Falls, VA


Animal Lover!!

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Hello! My name is Sam and I am a 23-year-old graduate student at Georgetown university. I am a pet lover who would love to care for some animals in my free time. I have had a dog for 13 years, and used to have 2 cats. I would be happy to walk your pet, play with your pet, or even just let them out...
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Jackie O.

Sterling, VA

$5-20/hr 2 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider With Easy Flexible Hours

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I love working with animals. I have a Black Lab of my own at home. I'm a pretty active person so I like to take walks/runs and play outside a lot with the animals. I have my own transportation and easy access most days.
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Diana F.

Leesburg, VA

$20-25/hr 1 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...
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Erika O.

Ashburn, VA

<$10/hr 1 yrs exp

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I own a 3-year-old cat named Nike and I've pet sat for my friends a couple of times. I'm used to administering pills in their food, walking, feeding, and playing with them. I'm flexible, so if there are any special requests such as pills to give them and/or birthday things to do with them, I'll...
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Nicole M.

Ashburn, VA

<$10/hr 6 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...
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Mayza D.

Ashburn, VA



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Hi. My name is Mayza and I'm interested in working as a dog walker since I love pets I also have had taken care of pets before. I consider myself a responsible and energetic person, I love to go out, walk and explore so your dog will have a lot of fun with me. Please let me know if you have any...
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Alexa L.

Herndon, VA

$24-30/hr 10 yrs exp

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Hi! My name's Alexa, and I'm a sophomore at Baylor University. I love dogs and have had lots of experience throughout middle, high school, and college. I have cared for all different breeds and ages through walking, feeding, and playing. I'd be happy to meet/call with you in advance. Please don't...

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I love pets! I have two female dogs. One is small and it's13 years old and the other one is really big and it's 4 years old. I love to take them for a walk and to play with them. I'm very responsible, proactive and organized. I can take care of your pet very well.

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Hi Everyone! I am looking for a Dog/Cat sitting job. I have a 4-year-old Rottweiler of my own! We go on long walks and I would Occasionally take him to the Dog Park. Something I can do for you! Would love to get to know you! Let me know if you're interested!
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Madison W.

Sterling, VA

$10-40/hr 5 yrs exp

Reliable, Attentive Pet Sitter

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I am a lover all animals and pets. I have around 5 years of experience of pet sitting with dogs, cats, fish, hamsters/guinea pigs, turtles and rabbits. I can provide the following services: feeding, walking, administer oral medication, daytime care, overnight care as well as occasional boarding in...

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I have always had a special connection with animals. I love almost all animals (there are a few that I while I respect am not keen on caring for - like snakes). I have two rescue dogs and a rescue box turtle who are my children and I would do anything for them. To say that I am an overprotective...
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Gwendelyn W.

Sterling, VA

$20-25/hr 4 yrs exp

Part Time Pet/house Sitter!

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Hello! I have lots of past experience pet sitting dogs and cats. I love dogs of all sizes and ages! My own dog is 13, but I have also worked with puppies, mid aged and senior dogs. I love taking animals on walks, playing with them, baths and grooming if necessary. Looking forward to hearing from...

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Hiring a dog walker is a great option for busy pet parents who need an extra hand with their pups. If you have a pet with a lot of energy, a dog walker can help by taking them out to exercise so they are happy and healthy. Finding the right dog walker at an affordable rate shouldn't be hard. We're here to help you find the care you need for your furry friend.

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