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213 pet care are listed in Gainesville, FL

The average rate is $13/hr as of June 2024

The average experience for nearby pet care is 2 years

Pet care in Gainesville, FL

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Carrie H.


Gainesville, FL

$10-20/hr3 yrs exp

Pet Sitter Passionate About All Animals

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

Hi, I'm Carrie! I have my BA in biology and love animals of all species, shapes, and sizes! I worked as an animal caregiver on my college's campus for three years and have been pet sitting since May of 2020. I just finished an internship in South Africa and am moving from Virginia back to my hometown of Gainesville, FL! Looking...
Carrie can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, pet transportation
5.0
"Carrie was a fantastic pet sitter. I could tell that she genuinely cared about doing a good job and taking good care of our pets while we were away. I would definitely hire her again!"

Sara V.

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Shyamala E.


Gainesville, FL

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

Attentive And Loving Pet Care

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I am a caring and gentle animal lover. As a kid, I rescued several cats and dogs, and in more recent years I have fostered a number of kittens and cats. I currently have two cats of my own. I also enjoy caring for calmer dogs that don't jump up or yank on the leash as they walk. I'm dependable and easy to communicate with.
Shyamala can also help with: Pet sitting, grooming
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Makaylen G.


Gainesville, FL

$11-16/hr

Part-time Pet Care

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have had two dogs in my lifetime and loved both of them to the absolute fullest. I am currently living with my dog ranger who is a Labrador Great Dane mix, and he is an absolute sweetheart. I take him on 2 daily walks for 30 min and make sure he has tons of toys to play with and I would do the exact same for your pup.
Makaylen can also help with: Pet transportation, pet walking, pet sitting
5.0
"She took very good care of my animals especially my pet that was sick. Ever since Makaylen came around my pet started acting normal again and she took amazing care of the pets and our home while we were away"

Leland D.

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Frances K.


Gainesville, FL

$13-16/hr7 yrs exp

Pet Sitter, Vet Tech/Zookeeper

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have 7 years of experience working with and caring for exotic animals professionally. Currently getting my Vet Tech Certification, have experience with various illnesses and administering medications, including insulin and Sub Q fluids. Can also provide nail trims and pet sitting/walking at your home.
Frances can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, pet transportation
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Cheyenne L.


Gainesville, FL

$13-25/hr1 yrs exp

Loving Patient And Active Pet Sitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

As someone raised on a farm I have plenty of experience with all sorts of animals. At 15, my neighbors started asking me to pet sit for them. As a pet sitter I've taken care of dogs, cats, chickens, pigs, and goats. I have a deep compassion for animals and will treat your pets like royalty. Flexible schedule and pay.
Cheyenne can also help with: Administration of medicine, pet sitting, pet walking
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Calissa H.


Gainesville, FL

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

I have several years of experience with animals. I can help with Pet Transportation and Pet Walking. I've volunteered with several shelters around Gainesville, which included fostering, walking, working on pet adoption days, etc.
Calissa can also help with: Pet walking, pet transportation, pet sitting
5.0
"Calissa is FANTASTIC! I'm quite anal about my animals. I have always had my mom watch them for me. But I was out of town for a week and hired Cali. She came to care for my 13 year old kitty. I received daily updates and pictures when she came to visit. Whiskey was...

Laura D.

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Sydnee A.


Gainesville, FL

$13/hr1 yrs exp

Furry-Friend Fanatic

I am currently a freshman at the University of Florida studying Pre-Pharmacy! I grew up in Panama City, FL. Outside of school, I love being outdoors, going to coffee shops, baking, and collecting vinyls. I have grown up with cats my entire life and have 2 named Rizzo and Wrigley. Additionally, I have spent a lot of time...
Sydnee can also help with: Grooming, pet transportation, pet sitting, pet walking
5.0
"Sydnee is amazing! You can tell she is an animal lover. She is always excited to walk my dog and makes sure to give him all the love! Highly recommend. "

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Samuel T.


Gainesville, FL

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

I love animals and have had 10+ years of experience working at a pet shop. I've had pets all my life (3 tamed lovebirds, 6 fish tanks, 2 dogs, 2 cats, turtles, geckos, hamsters, rabbits, frogs, etc.) and have cared for many pets on behalf of friends and family. I've taken photos of animals and participated in Aquascaping...
Samuel can also help with: Dog training, pet transportation, pet sitting, pet walking, boarding
5.0
"Samuel is a great caretaker and his attention to detail was something that was important for me. His kindness and generosity were also unmatched, I will be sure to hire him again in the future."

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Madison P.


Gainesville, FL

$20-50/hr3 yrs exp

I have grown up around animals of all kinds. My parents are in the pet medical field so I have gained experience taking care of and engaging with all different breeds, sizes, and species!
Madison can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking
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Anna C.


Gainesville, FL

$10-15/hr2 yrs exp

I provide dog sitting in your home, or mine. I have experience with a variety of breeds and personalities, from high energy, friendly to anxious, animal aggressive dogs. I also love cats and have a few regular clients, some with special needs. I love going for walks, to the park, giving baths, and light grooming.
Anna can also help with: Administration of medicine
5.0
"Anna is one of the most thoughtful, lovely humans. You would be lucky to work with them. "

Adrienne A.

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Teagan S.


Gainesville, FL

$12/hr5 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi! My name is Teagan and I am a student at the University of Florida. I have grown up around dogs and cats. I graduated high school with my Veterinary Assistant certification. I have experience fostering bottle babies as well as older dogs and cats. I know how to administer oral medications as well as intravenous medications.
Teagan can also help with: Pet sitting
5.0
"Knowledgeable, caring and reliable!"

Care member

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Tiffany G.


Gainesville, FL

$12-19/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Lover!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hey! My name is Tiffany and I'm happy to help! I have a dog of my own and have also helped care for my friends' dogs plenty of times. My pup is 75lbs so I'm used to managing large dogs, walks won't be a problem regardless of size. I fully understand that our fury friends are family, and will be sure to treat your pup just as...
Tiffany can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking
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Ashley K.


Gainesville, FL

$12-25/hr10 yrs exp

I Currently Have 4 Pets And Live In A House With 7. I Love Animals!

I have over 15 years of experience caring for animals including dogs, cats, hamsters, and various reptiles. I will care for and love your animal like they are my own!
Ashley can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting
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Charlene T.


Gainesville, FL

$13-18/hr3 yrs exp

Responsible, Animal-Loving Pet Sitter!

Hi parents! I am a veterinary technician assistant with 3 years of experience. At work, I assist veterinarians in health assessments in dogs & cats. I also administer medications and immunizations. Since I was 12 years old (9 years), I have worked with various pets in different environments. Younger, I worked in a pet boarding...
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Ainsley H.


Gainesville, FL

$16-23/hr

Large Animal Vet Tech Looking To Help With Pet Sitting

Hey everyone! I am a vet tech at the large animal hospital at UF I would love to help you with your animals I'm here for Thanksgiving and looking for a little side job please let me know if I can do anything to help. Looking forward to meeting some of your little ones.
Ainsley can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking, pet transportation
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Lauren P.


Gainesville, FL

$5-15/hr3 yrs exp

Animal Lover Of All Kinds; Available For Dog Walking, And Pet Care; Pet Sitter Looking For Occasional And Last Minute Needs

I have pet sat for cats and dogs for weeks at a time. Tasks included walking the dogs, feeding them, cleaning the cat litter box, giving them water, and playing with them. I have also house sat which involved not only taking care of the animals but bringing in the mail and newspaper, watering plants, and mowing the lawn. I own a...
Lauren can also help with: Boarding, daily feeding, pet sitting, pet transportation, pet walking
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Jade D.


Gainesville, FL

$15-25/hr

I Love All Animals, Let Me Watch Your Cute Pets!

I was apart of Santa Fe College's zoo animal technology program where I cared for many exotic animals. I also volunteer for Hailes Angels pet clinic, and I have my own dog (chihuahua) Barbie.
Jade can also help with: Pet transportation, administration of medicine, pet walking, pet sitting
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Carrie K.


Gainesville, FL

$20-50/hr2 yrs exp

Fun Care Taker And Pet Sitter

I'd describe my personality as caring shy and outgoing I like working with animals because it's an emotional support for myself I'm looking for a job that I can walk with a dog and enjoy walking I started working with animals when I was helping my sister in law In my spare time, I like to be around my children One thing...
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Sarah A.


Gainesville, FL

$13-18/hr5 yrs exp

Fun, Playful, Experienced Pet Caretaker

Hey everyone! I am 19 years old and I am currently a full time student at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida. I have grown up around animals all my life ranging from dogs, cats, bunnies, snakes, horses, goats, pigs and so many more. I absolutely adore animals of all kind. I am well experienced, fun, playful, trustworthy...
Sarah can also help with: Pet walking, boarding, pet sitting
Skills:

Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified

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Evelyn D.


Gainesville, FL

$10-15/hr4 yrs exp

PET LOVER

Hi my name's Evelyn ! I'm 21 years old I do really love taking care of pets /animals. I love all animals and will treat your pet like my own!
Evelyn can also help with: Pet transportation, pet sitting, pet walking

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Recent pet care reviews from local pet parents in Gainesville, FL

Carrie H.

5.0

We were very pleased with the great care that Carrie provided for our cat while we were on vacation. She is dependable and communicates well. We will definitely hire her again in the future!

- Jeanene R.

Makaylen G.

5.0

She took very good care of my animals especially my pet that was sick. Ever since Makaylen came around my pet started acting normal again and she took amazing care of the pets and our home while we were away

- Leland D.

Calissa H.

5.0

My D adores her, and trusts her. Next time I'm in town, I'll most definitely be hiring her again. A+

- Eric W.

Sydnee A.

5.0

Sydnee is amazing! You can tell she is an animal lover. She is always excited to walk my dog and makes sure to give him all the love! Highly recommend.

- Care member

Samuel T.

5.0

Samuel is a great caretaker and his attention to detail was something that was important for me. His kindness and generosity were also unmatched, I will be sure to hire him again in the future.

- Care member

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Ratings for Gainesville, FL pet care listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.7 / 5

Pet Care in Gainesville, FL are rated 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 26 reviews of the 213 listed pet care.