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211 home pet sitting are listed in Chicago, IL

The average rate is $15/hr as of December 2023

The average experience for nearby home pet sitting is 3 years

Home pet sitting in Chicago, IL

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Lindsey F.


Chicago, IL

$30/hr10 yrs exp

In-Home Pet Sitter Available

5.0

(2)

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I have always had pets, but I have been dog walking since middle school and pet sitting since high school. I have cared for many different breeds, sizes, and ages of dogs and cats, as well as some fish, lizards, and birds. I am able to learn and adapt quickly, and am always happy to care for a new...
Lindsey can also help with: Administration of medicine, Boarding, Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet transportation, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Lindsey is incredible with our dogs. She's very kind and understanding of their needs and personalities. She executes all instructions asked, always clarifies any uncertainty, and treats them very well. We feel...

Reviewed by Cody C.

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Emily G.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Dog Walker/Sitter + Other Pet Care!

5.0

(52)

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*Fully vaccinated *Own small, medium, & large crates I currently am "parent" to a sweet guinea pig named Praline. I grew up with my family's dog, and have professional experience with all kinds of pets as well; I worked at a dog day care for a few years where I would supervise up to 25 dogs at a...
Emily can also help with: Administration of medicine, Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Emily is amazing! We have 3 dogs and she is a wizard at working with them - she walks all 3, does enrichment activities with them, and sends us regular updates on how things are going when we’re gone. And bonus...

Reviewed by Care member

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Wendy B.


Chicago, IL

$16-28/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/ Trainer

5.0

(14)

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Hello! I've been fortunate to have cared for dogs in Chicago for over 20 years:) Throughout that time and experience, I've developed a thoughtful and effective training and curriculum based doggie daycare program in addition to private boarding. My training program offers basic to advanced obedience...
Wendy can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Boarding, Dog training

Recent reviews:

5.0
We started working with Wendy when our Golden Retriever was just 4 months old and her training techniques helped immensely during the puppy to adult stage. Wendy is a joy to work with and highly dependable,...

Reviewed by Stephanie W.

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Erika M.


Chicago, IL

$20-30/hr9 yrs exp

Pet Care For You Vacation Needs Or Emergency Situations.

5.0

(15)

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I will also walk your dog until all your "business" is finished. Waste pick up, of course. Cold weather, rain, snow, heat, I will be there for your pet. Long walks are not an issue. I have one dog, a Pit bull named Thor. We rescued him in July of 09. *Fish care per your instruction. *Cats, I love...
Erika can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Erika was great! Communication was excellent and she was so good with maddux! Would hire again!

Reviewed by Care member

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Lisett R.


Chicago, IL

$10-18/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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Have two wonderful dogs at home, a cocker spaniel/ chihuahua mix and a German Shepard. I have experience walking, staying overnight, and giving medicine to dogs. I have experience with cats and feeding fish.
Lisett can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Lisett is a good, honest, reliable baby sitter that I hired. I would recommend her.

Reviewed by Gina N.

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Kimberly R.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Lover In The City

5.0

(2)

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I have owned Cats my whole life and currently own 4 cats and 1 dog. I provide dog sitting in your own home. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Kimberly can also help with: Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kim is an animal lover and one of the most kind, caring, responsible people I have ever met! I trust very few people when it comes to my pup and Kim is one of them!

Reviewed by Kendra H.

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Amy W.


Chicago, IL

$10-25/hr2 yrs exp

Fun-loving Pet Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I am willing to provide pet-sitting and/or dog-walking services. I have been around dogs since I was very young, and currently have a young Shepherd mix back at home. I have experience sitting for dogs (puppies-elderly), as well as cats. I am comfortable with dogs of all ages and sizes. I...
Amy can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Amy is a trustworthy, conscientious and caring individual. She took care of our house and our aging dog while we were out of town. Amy exhibits great patience with our dog and works to understand her unique...

Reviewed by Rob S.

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Madeline C.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Part Time Animal Walker/Lover/Watcher

5.0

(1)

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I provide animal sitting in and outside of the home. I have over 5 years of paid experience watching dogs, cats, and fish of all kinds of shapes, sizes, and breeds. I have watched young animals and very old animals and have experience with vet trips as well as daily feedings, walking's, and...
Madeline can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
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Meghan S.


Chicago, IL

$18-28/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I absolutely love animals and would love to care for your pets. I have had dogs and cats growing up and feel confident in my ability to care for animals, walk them, or just show them love and attention! I love animals of all sizes and ages, but prefer to provide animal sitting in your own home....
Meghan can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Meghan was very passionate and responsible during her watch over my 2 yr old when I had to be away from home temporarily for a conference. She constantly updated me on how my son was doing. Very trustworthy!

Reviewed by Tony P.

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Annesley C.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide pet-sitting and dog walking in your own home. I am a dog (and cat) lover and I will treat your animals with the same love and care I treat my own!
Annesley can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Annesley is kind, friendly and dependable. She is everything someone looks for in a dog sitter. I have had many dog sitters over the years and she is the best we have ever had. She exceeded every expectation. I...

Reviewed by Jennifer S.

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5.0

(1)

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I provide animal sitting in your own home. I have been dog sitting for 3 years. I love animals of any size, shape, or age. I can also provide baths for your animals.
Sarah can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Sarah very patiently dealt with my dog who was terrified of her even though she had walked with her and she had been in the apartment. My dog bit her when she tried to harness her for a walk : ( But things...

Reviewed by Care member

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Maureen D.


Chicago, IL

$20-25/hr9 yrs exp

Reliable And Flexible House And Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have been pet and house sitting for about 10 years. I have great references and I'm happy to either stay in your home or visit a few times a day- whichever is easiest for you. I've volunteered at an animal shelter so I have experience with all kinds of dogs and cats.
Maureen can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Malorie P.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr

Part-time Pet Sitter, Full-time Pet Lover!!

5.0

(1)

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I am a true animal lover. I grew up caring for 2 well cared for and loved dogs. I have had dogs and various pets my entire life. If you are in need of someone to walk your pet, or pet sit when you have to go out of town I would love to assist. I am a full time student, but I have a pretty flexible....
Malorie can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Mia S.


Chicago, IL

$16-50/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(6)

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Hi! I'm Mia and I have over 10 years of experience providing care to pets. I have the most experience with dogs, cats and small mammals. I offer walking, drop-ins, sitting, boarding, transportation, and medication administration. I have a one bedroom apartment on the Northside. Please be advised...

Recent reviews:

5.0
So helpful with our 17 year old feisty cat! Very responsive and was even able to accommodate a last minute request. We will continue to hire Mia for care.

Reviewed by Nicole T.

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Ariella G.


Chicago, IL

$20-30/hr4 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I am a dog mom to a 2-year-old Pit Terrier so I know what it takes to care for a dog. I can provide in home dog sitting and have a very flexible schedule. I love dogs all sizes and can guarantee your pet will be in good hands.
Ariella can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Boarding
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Lauren J.


Chicago, IL

$10-30/hr8 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Caretaker And Dog Walker

5.0

(7)

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Hello!! I'm Lauren. I've been a full-time self employed Dog Walker & Pet sitter in Chicago & Evanston for 8 years. I currently have over 40 clients, many of which I've been working for 5+ years. Prior to being self employed, I worked at a local pet shop/groomer while I was a student at Loyola. I...
Lauren can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine

Recent reviews:

5.0
Lauren took care of our house and two dogs for about a week while our family traveled on vacation. We are so thankful for her calm, reassuring manner, which helped us really enjoy our vacation without the...

Reviewed by Deacon K.

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Ashley M.


Chicago, IL

$17-25/hr1 yrs exp

Dear Pet Parents,

5.0

(1)

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Dear Pet Parents, As an experienced neighborhood pet sitter who just recently moved to the city for college and had lost all previous connections I immediately thought to expand my search and find more furry friends to help care for! I bring a comprehensive set of skills that I believe will be...
Ashley can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Ashe practically grew up with the almost the entire neighborhood’s pets as she has been caring for a lot of them since she was 8! I can confidently speak for everyone when I say that she was always a delight in...

Reviewed by Care member

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Taina F.


Chicago, IL

$19-24/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I provide pet sitting in your own home. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages. I can perform baths and light grooming. I also have experience with rabbits and guinea pigs.
Taina can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Evan F.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr9 yrs exp

Dog Lover Eager To Care For Your Dog

5.0

(1)

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I'm a lifetime dog owner and lover and experienced dog sitter and walker. Have experience with many different breeds and personalities of dogs. Eager to provide compassionate care to your dog, and open to staying in your home for overnights.
Evan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Evan was patient and kind when dealing with my dogs. One is a senior and had some issues while I was away. Evan kept in contact with me and handled the situation well. He left my house tidy and took care of...

Reviewed by Care member

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Safiyeh U.


Chicago, IL

$25-30/hr6 yrs exp

Caring, Gentle And Kind, I Love Large And Small Pets Alike!

5.0

(1)

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Hello there! My name is Safiyeh and I have owned and taken care of dogs and smaller pets like rabbits for many years and would love to play with and care for your precious furry friends! I have never met a pet I didn't like and who didn't come to trust me as I am soft spoken and very gentle. I am...
Safiyeh can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Safiyeh is a compassionate caregiver who watched my dog Sasha occasionally when I traveled for work. Sasha can be a nervous dog so we both really appreciated her calm and reassuring presence. She is someone who...

Reviewed by Katerina S.

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Doria M.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(4)

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Hi! I've been pet sitting for 2 years but I've had pets my whole life. I have 2 crazy cats that keep me on my toes and I absolutely love coming home to them after a long day.
Doria can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Hands down, Doria is the best cleaner I ever hired.

Reviewed by Yara A.

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Beatrice S.


Chicago, IL

$10-25/hr7 yrs exp

Bea: Loving Dog Walker/sitter

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I absolutely love caring for all types of animals. I have experience with all kinds of pets and I have a golden retriever and guinea pig of my own! In the past I have been a parent to birds, turtles, bunnies, and a Yorkshire Terrier. My Yorkshire Terrier recently passed at the age of 15 so I...
Beatrice can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Maria B.


Chicago, IL

$16-25/hr7 yrs exp

5.0

(5)

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Hey, I'm Maria! I am 30 years old, I have been working as a dog/cat sitter as occasional job for 6 years. I love pets and I have had experience taking care of them, I am available weekday evenings, weekends, holidays and I can also stay at your home or boarding them at mine if you need to travel, I...
Maria can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Maria pet sat our two dogs at her home for almost two weeks over the winter holidays. She sent us daily updates and took the time to get to know our dogs and their specific needs. When we picked them up, the...

Reviewed by Rachel Z.

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Meggie D.


Chicago, IL

$15-50/hr10 yrs exp

*HIGHLY EXPERIENCED* Pet Care Provider/House-sitter With EXCELLENT REFERENCES!

5.0

(2)

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Hi! I'm a 35-year-old Syracuse University graduate & published playwright, and a HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, loving, reliable pet care provider. I have over 10+ years of professional experience providing boarding and overnight pet sitting in clients' home, including daily play/exercise,...
Meggie can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Dog training, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Meggie and I have been friends for 20 years. Over the years there have been numerous times that I needed someone to watch my dog (Buddy) and cat (Bojangles) in my home and Meggie has always been my first...

Reviewed by Emma K.

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Katie P.


Chicago, IL

$13-18/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide pet sitting in your own home or at my dog friendly apartment I'm an experienced dog owner. I love dogs of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Katie can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Norma B.


Chicago, IL

$12-16/hr10 yrs exp

Dog Boarding And Pet Care.

5.0

(3)

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I provide dog sitting in my home when the dog parent are away on vacations, prefer small dogs and I can take maximum of 2 at a time. I have 10+ years of experience, taking care multiple pets including my own. I love animals and while under my care they will receive baths, brushing of teeth and tons...
Norma can also help with: Boarding, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Norma has been an unusually caring pet sitter, who has greatly exceeded expectations. She has a deep love for animals. Norma has a high level of understanding of the needs of pets, coupled with the ability to...

Reviewed by Mia M.

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Cali W.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr5 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver Available

5.0

(2)

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Hello fellow pet lovers! My name is Cali, and I provide pet sitting in your own home. I have 5 years of experience with petsitting. I am a proud pet owner myself, and I love animals! I will love and take care of your pets as if they were my own!
Cali can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
The first time I met Cali, I noticed a quality in her lacking in other candidates. She was driven, honest and had a true passion to complete her assignments above and beyond what was expected of her. Cali...

Reviewed by Pennie C.

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Christopher F.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Christopher and I am a current student at the University seeking a degree in education. I have been working with dogs for close to five years now doing dog sitting as well as dog walking. Additionally, I have a senior dog at home with multiple health conditions who I care for. Im...
Christopher can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Christopher was a great caretaker of my dog. He made sure she was fully fed on time and taken care of, and managed to give her breaks to go outside. I would definitely hire Christopher again to watch my dog!

Reviewed by Care member

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Adia D.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Animal Lover!

5.0

(3)

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My name is Adia and I truly love our furry friends. I will provide in home sitting as well as boarding for when you're out of town! I've had over 14 pets myself including 4 dogs, birds, turtles... you name it! I'm an experienced volunteer from countless hours at humane societies, and I truly feel...
Adia can also help with: Boarding, Pet transportation, Grooming, Administration of medicine, Dog training, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Adia has brought order to my home! She does all the things the housekeeping service can't/won't do and she does them faster than I ever could. I get to come home to an orderly space and I couldn't be more...

Reviewed by Jennifer S.

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Roisin B.


Chicago, IL

$18-24/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Roisin and I am a senior at depaul looking for some extra work and love animals as I miss my golden retriever at home in Boston! I am comfortable with al animals of all size and I am a certified pet sitter on an app!
Roisin can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Grooming, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Roisin watched my dog for 2 weeks while in California! She was so great and we gave her all the contact info needed and she sent so many pics! I love her!

Reviewed by Jenny M.

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Recent home pet sitting reviews from local pet parents in Chicago, IL

Lindsey F.

5.0

Lindsey is incredible with our dogs. She's very kind and understanding of their needs and personalities. She executes all instructions asked, always clarifies any uncertainty, and treats them very well. We feel fully at ease knowing that they're in her care! Excellent!

- Cody C.

Emily G.

5.0

Emily is amazing! We have 3 dogs and she is a wizard at working with them - she walks all 3, does enrichment activities with them, and sends us regular updates on how things are going when we’re gone. And bonus points - she has an amazing singing voice and sings really fun songs to the dogs, which...

- Care member

Wendy B.

5.0

We started working with Wendy when our Golden Retriever was just 4 months old and her training techniques helped immensely during the puppy to adult stage. Wendy is a joy to work with and highly dependable, responsible and passionate about her work. We would highly recommend Wendy to anyone looking...

- Stephanie W.

Erika M.

5.0

Erika was great! Communication was excellent and she was so good with maddux! Would hire again!

- Care member

Lisett R.

5.0

Lisett is a good, honest, reliable baby sitter that I hired. I would recommend her.

- Gina N.

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Home Pet Sitting in Chicago, IL are rated 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 147 reviews of the 211 listed home pet sitting.