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474 pet care are listed in Washington, DC

The average rate is $16/hr as of March 2024

The average experience for nearby pet care is 2 years

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Beverly H.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Experienced Pet And House Sitter, Life-long Animal Lover

5.0

(1)

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I grew up with cats and dogs in my family, and have been avid animal lover from a young age. During college I pet/house sat for my advisor and his two dogs and friendly cat. I currently live in a home with two cats, whom I adore. Happy to provide references upon request!
Beverly can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Christina S.


Washington, DC

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

5.0

(27)

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I graduated from the George Washington University with a BA International Affairs and Women's and an MA in American Studies. I currently work for a global advocacy non-profit in Washington DC as a global operations manager. I live in Washington DC and love everything that this city has to offer. Throughout my extensive...
Christina can also help with: Pet walking, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Christina is kind, thoughtful and dependable. I am so relieved knowing my kitties are in good hands with her.

Reviewed by Kathryn L.

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Niyereth P.


Washington, DC

$20/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Lover

5.0

(1)

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hello I provide dog sitting in your own home. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages. I love go for walks and play with them.
Niyereth can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Niyereth was very professional and attentive. Sent me photos each day upon arrival, and proactively cleaned up after my cat got sick from eating a plant. Highly recommend. Thanks, Niyereth!

Reviewed by Madeline V.

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Samantha M.


Washington, DC

$17-45/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Care

5.0

(2)

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Nothing brings me more joy than spending time with animals. Growing up I had everything from dogs and cats to birds and guinea pigs. I have over 10 years of professional experience as a certified dog trainer, veterinary assistant, and pet sitter. When your pet is under my care I ensure they are treated with the utmost respect,...
Samantha can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Dog training, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Samantha is amazing! Her level of compassion and care is out of this world. She is so knowledgeable about dog behavior and knows how to make my pup wag away! Will definitely hire again!!

Reviewed by Care member

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Gulliver H. H.


Washington, DC

$17-25/hr10 yrs exp

A Through And Through Pet Friend And Sitter!

5.0

(9)

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I have 10 years of experience of taking care of animals mostly dogs and cats. I find both I and animals are drawn to each other. It's a pleasure getting to know all these great animals over the years. They truly become good friends of mine . I'm very flexible and responsive to owners needs. You should be never in doubt how much...
Gulliver H. can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Our dog Diego just loves Gulliver. So fun to see their interaction!

Reviewed by Amber B.

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Luz G.


Washington, DC

$10-15/hr7 yrs exp

I Love Pets

5.0

(2)

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I have cat for 5 years but she was old and she died. The next time I adopt a dog.
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Mary O.


Washington, DC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Very Experienced Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have extensive experience and a lifelong passion for working with animals. I currently have two dogs and one cat of my own. I worked as a veterinary assistant and kennel attendant in an animal hospital for four years. I have also worked as an animal control officer, and have fostered and adopted out 300+ dogs and cats over...
Mary can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Dog training

Recent review:

5.0
Maree is everything you could want from a babysitter, nanny, and pet sitter. We can't say enough good things about her. She became family in a short time, our kids adored her and were always so excited to be...

Reviewed by Jake N.

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Maryanna M.


Washington, DC

$14-19/hr6 yrs exp

Loving Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have over 6 years of experience caring for dogs and cats with experience working in a kennel caring for dogs, cleaning and grooming. I make sure to keep animals active and give them lots of love and attention and will take care of your pet as if they are my own.
Maryanna can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Luiza R.


Washington, DC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Looking Forward To Take Care Of Your Pet!

5.0

(1)

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Hello, my name is Luiza. I grow up with cats and dogs around on the weekdays and on the weekends with exotics animals on my family's farm. I'm a hard worker and trustworthy person. Your pet will be tried as it was mine ( with a lot of love and affection). With me, your pet will be in good hands.
Luiza can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Meredith C.


Washington, DC

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Part-time Pet Caregiver Available

5.0

(2)

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I have years of experience in pet care for my own dog and the cats and dogs of others. I would care for your pet like it were my own. I give walks at the duration and pace of your dog and am great at detailed care of pets, especially older pets. Let me know how I can help your pet be comfortable and happy while you're away for...
Meredith can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Meredith took care of my pets wonderfully. She was very communicative and did everything I asked her to do perfectly. I would rehire her again without hesitation.

Reviewed by Jade C.

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Erika P.


Washington, DC

$15-50/hr3 yrs exp

Fun Pet sitter!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am a pet lover and I currently have my 1-year-old cat named Beans. I also had a dog in my home country called Mashed Potato. Here in the US I helped a few families with their pets and I would love to keep doing the same! Please share your pets needs and I will do my best to keep them loved and healthy!
Erika can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Boarding
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Jordan C.


Washington, DC

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Walking, Hiking, And Care For All Animals!

5.0

(1)

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I believe that animals make us better people when they show us the meaning of unconditional love and unwavering companionship. 20+ years of pet care experience. We love the animals that we care for. House sitting also available with references :) I have experience caring for and training the rowdiest, most active dogs as well...
Jordan can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Dog training

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jordan was so good with my pup Max! Max is a high energy pit mix, and Jordan provided the perfect amount of structure and exercise for him. Whenever I came home after Max spent time with Jordan, I could tell...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jordan R.


Washington, DC

$15-30/hr8 yrs exp

Responsible Animal Lover

5.0

(3)

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Hesitated on how many years of experience to put since I have been taking care of animals since I can remember! Even when I was little my parents were strict on that we had to take care of our pets. Since I was in middle school I've walked neighbors dogs and house sat and have continued to because I love animals!
Jordan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jordan was amazing with our dogs while we traveled for a week. She took care of them brilliantly, and also made sure our house was in tip top shape when we returned. Highly, highly recommend!

Reviewed by Care member

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Hello! My name is Hailey. I've had dogs all of my life, however, I've cared for both dogs and cats. Sadly my dog passed last year and I'm just not ready for another pet yet. I enjoy caring for animals and hope you consider to care for yours!

Recent reviews:

5.0
Hailey took care of my cat who was recovering from a severe injury and hand-fed him as well as administered medications. She went above and beyond and stayed longer for some extra attention. If I could give her...

Reviewed by Michael A.

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Giselle D.


Washington, DC

$17-29/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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I am a dog owner and overall a dog lover. I have experiences caring for dogs and feel comfortable walking/running, feeding, playing with and caring for them. I have participated in pet care summer programs as well which have given me a tremendous understanding of what it means to take care of dogs. Animals have always been...
Giselle can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Giselle is very patient and lovable, never thinks twice to help others . She takes much pride on always being on time and finishing what she starts . Very responsible young lady.

Reviewed by JoseM C.

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Maria H.


Washington, DC

$16-21/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I love to take care of pets! I have had dogs all my life and can't see my life without them!! Would also love to take care of your as if was my own!
Maria can also help with: Pet walking
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Karen T.


Washington, DC

$20-35/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am a nursing student looking for occasional jobs that are short shifts (long if need be). I have experience in pet sitting, walking and transportation. I also have two dogs of my own! I love animals. I worked at a Banfield Pet Hospital for almost a year and encountered many different pets.
Karen can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
I recently had the pleasure of entrusting my cat to Karen's care while I was away for a weekend. I cannot express enough how grateful I am to have found such a reliable and attentive pet sitter like...

Reviewed by Care member

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Hi! My name is Hannah and I'm 21 years old. I took care of an 8-year-old rescue named ginger for 3 and a half years. Ginger liked going on sunrise and sunset walks. She's a small dog but she's a huge ball of energy. She liked being outside but also loved taking naps. Aside from ginger, I also fostered a puppy named Charlie for 2...
Hannah can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Kevin H.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr2 yrs exp

Dog Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I have had a few pets myself & I love dogs & cats. If you need any extra assistance with your dog or cat please feel free to reach out!
Kevin can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Our dog LOVES Kevin. He is caring, gentle, and playful. Kevin always shows up and communicates well. He is our go to every time.

Reviewed by Care member

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Hi! I'm a cat lover and personally have had cats of my own majority of my life. I have a cat at home named Bob who I miss dearly and would really love to fill the void by caring for you cat the best way I can! I have experience with changing litters and feeding him twice a day and know cats are pretty self sufficient but...
Ayalah can also help with: Pet sitting
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Shauna A.


Washington, DC

$20/hr8 yrs exp

Smile

5.0

(2)

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14 years of experience grooming (bathing, trimming nails, brushing, if you have a brush or I can bring my own) and cleaning out the tank or cages, instructions on to give medication if provided, feeding, regular walks and play time/exercise
Shauna can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding, Grooming

Recent review:

5.0
I would recommend hiring her again. Took great care of my cat she's very skittish but she warm up to her.

Reviewed by Care member

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Prapawee A.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Walking/sitting

5.0

(1)

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- Deliver pet care for small and large dog breeds, including daily exercise, feeding an emotional support during owners's absent. - Ensure appropriate food and water levels for pet during visits and delivered play and companionship to reduce anxiety emotional distress.
Prapawee can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Great communicator. Professional and timely. Did a great job taking care of our senior dog.

Reviewed by Care member

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Sonia G.


Washington, DC

$18-27/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi there! Are you looking for a reliable, trustworthy and energetic dog walker? You found her!! Im mature, responsible and loving. Fun and outdoorsy, your dogs will be kept safe, tired and happy with me. I do dog walking or sitting at your home. I have a playful 1year old bulldog mix at home who I love to take for runs, on...
Sonia can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Elizabeth C.


Washington, DC

$15-50/hr1 yrs exp

Fur Baby Mama

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I have been an animal lover all my life and am so looking forward to meeting your furry friend! Growing up with dogs, cats, and fancy green checked conure left me feeling a bit lonely when I moved away from home for college. So, of course, I adopted two adorable kitties of my own. I have extensive experience administering...
Elizabeth can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Elizabeth is so caring with our pets and we had amazing piece of mind when we left our Dog, bird, and cat with diabetes with her. She was dependable and trustworthy, our pets were happy, our home was clean, we...

Reviewed by Logan B.

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Siena R.


Washington, DC

$10-25/hr

Part-time Dog Walker Available

5.0

(2)

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I have two dogs back home and am looking to get my dog fix! Love animals, and have experience training dogs. Have had dogs in the home for 5+ years. I love dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages! Willing to feed, bathe, and play with dogs as well. Available once a day week days and multiple times on the weekend.
Siena can also help with: Daily feeding, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine

Recent reviews:

5.0
Siena has always been one of my most professional and polite employees. She has great people skills and is always willing to help out when she can.

Reviewed by Bailey M.

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Sydney K.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello, My name is Sydney. I've grown up with pets. My parents are veterinarians so I've had just about every animal. I spent the summer in Houston doing an internship and spent two weeks dog and house sitting. I really enjoyed that experience and would like to continue to watch people's pets.
Sydney can also help with: Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Bridget M.


Washington, DC

$15-17/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I am an animal lover, currently living with two dogs and two cats of my own. I have experience caring for pets as well as house sitting. I have provided overnight care for families along with other jobs just walking and feeding pets a few times a day while families are on vacation.
Bridget can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Emma P.


Washington, DC

$15-50/hr6 yrs exp

Overnights, Walks, And Weekends!

5.0

(4)

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Young professional living in Capitol Hill looking for pet sitting gigs. Grew up with dogs and cats! Love all animals and can handle tough pets. I am willing to do overnights in your home! I have watched various pets across the city. I have a great and consistent track record - check out my reviews! :) My skills include long...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Emma was wonderful taking care of my cats Ophelia and Khloe! Plus she was great with my sisters 3 dogs and Cat. I would highly recommend her!

Reviewed by Melissa C.

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Calli P.


Washington, DC

$11-16/hr

Dog Lover

5.0

(1)

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I am a student at towson university and I have grown up around dogs since I was born! I love playing and giving them the attention they deserve. Growing up my mother bred dogs so I am used to the caregiving of young puppies as well.
Calli can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Laurel Lee C.


Washington, DC

$16-21/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(4)

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I just graduated from the University of Georgia and moved here to DC. When in college I volunteered weekly at the Humane Society as well as was a dog foster for a local rescue. I have a 15-week-old kitten of my own I just rescued from the humane society named George! I have grown up with both big dogs and small dogs, as well as...
Laurel Lee can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Laurel Lee was so responsible when caring for my son. He enjoyed having her and asked for her to come play again! She even got him to bed!!

Reviewed by Darlene L.

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Recent pet care reviews from local pet parents in Washington, DC

Christina S.

5.0

Christina is kind, thoughtful and dependable. I am so relieved knowing my kitties are in good hands with her.

- Kathryn L.

Niyereth P.

5.0

Niyereth was very professional and attentive. Sent me photos each day upon arrival, and proactively cleaned up after my cat got sick from eating a plant. Highly recommend. Thanks, Niyereth!

- Madeline V.

Samantha M.

5.0

Samantha is amazing! Her level of compassion and care is out of this world. She is so knowledgeable about dog behavior and knows how to make my pup wag away! Will definitely hire again!!

- Care member

Gulliver H. H.

5.0

Our dog Diego just loves Gulliver. So fun to see their interaction!

- Amber B.

Mary O.

5.0

Maree is everything you could want from a babysitter, nanny, and pet sitter. We can't say enough good things about her. She became family in a short time, our kids adored her and were always so excited to be with her. She always made an effort to engage the kids, come up with things to do, joke with...

- Jake N.

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Average Rating4.9 / 5

Pet Care in Washington, DC are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 100 reviews of the 474 listed pet care.