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The average rate is $13/hr as of September 2023

The average star rating for pet sitters is 4.8

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Mary J.


Reston, VA

$10-25/hr 6 yrs exp

Reliable And Caring Pet-sitting In Your Home While You Are Away

5.0

(2)

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Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile. I am an experienced and trustworthy pet-sitter with active background checks. Cat families: 1 or 2 visits/day: feeding, water, medication, bowl & litterbox cleaning. Most cats do not enjoy interacting with strangers when their owners are away, so I do not...
Mary can also help with: Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Mary was wonderful taking care of my cat while we were away. She was very patient and kind (even when kitty was not!). Mary went to great lengths to make sure that our fur baby was happy and well taken care of....

Reviewed by Erin M.

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Brittney M.


Reston, VA

$10-25/hr 10 yrs exp

Responsible, Loving, Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have been caring for my own dogs/ cats/ fish for the past 15 years. I also have had experience pet sitting/ house sitting for multiple cats and dogs ranging in size from Chihuahua to Boxer. I have had experience with feeding, walking, as well as administering medicines. I also have experience...
Brittney can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
We had previously known Brittney from a professional childcare organization. When we were faced with the challenge of finding an in home professional childcare provider, we were delighted to reconnect with her....

Reviewed by Bethany B.

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Deb Y.


Herndon, VA

$11-16/hr 1 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/walker

5.0

(1)

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I've had dogs all my life (rescues) and a couple cats too. I foster dogs and when I'm not doing that, I'm a app dog sitter at my home. Currently have 1 dog of my own living in my house. Love, love, love all animals!
Deb can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Our daughter had a great time with Deb and asked if she can always come over when it is date night. Deb was very good with the dogs as well.

Reviewed by Anthony S.

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Rofida K.


Herndon, VA

$10-15/hr 6 yrs exp

Care For Your Pets While Your Gone

5.0

(1)

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I have cared for the families dogs and cat while they were out of town and enjoyed it I figured it might be a side job I might be able to pick up. :) I can pet sit well you are out of town
Rofida can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Cheri S.


Ashburn, VA

$15-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care Giver And Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I am a licensed veterinary technician who absolutely LOVES working with animals, and can't get enough - which is precisely why I am here. I would love the opportunity to serve you and your pet when you may need a night out on the town, or have some business out of town to attend to. I am always...
Cheri can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
I highly recommend hiring Cheri for your pet sitting needs! I was super anxious about a 2 week trip I had coming up because I was so worried about leaving my cats and bird home alone for that length of time and...

Reviewed by Lesley Ann D.

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Ana M.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr 5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I provide dog sitting in your own home. I'm an experienced former vet tech with great references and 10+ years of experience. I love dogs of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Ana can also help with: Pet transportation, Grooming, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Lauren C.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 7 yrs exp

Animal Lover

5.0

(1)

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I love all animals. I have been pet sitting since middle school. I have cared for all of the animals in my neighborhood. I have also done a three week internship at an animal hospital. I love and care for every animal as if they're my own. I have a dog of my own that I love very much and I walk and...
Lauren can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Lauren is a responsible, trustworthy, and responsive babysitter and pet sitter. She has a great personality that is fun yet keeps control. She has watched our three kids and pets on numerous occasions and...

Reviewed by Jennifer D.

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Matea H.


Aldie, VA

$15-50/hr 4 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...
Matea can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

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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5.0

(1)

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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

Recent review:

5.0
My mother lived in her home. Palany lived with my mom and cared for her. She cooked, cleaned but most of all took excellent care of my mother. I know this is why my mom was able to live in her home until she...

Reviewed by Karen V.

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Elise S.


Herndon, VA

$20-30/hr 10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have pet sat since before I was 12 & continue to do so. Currently being a nanny I take care if the pets when the families are away. Including covering the pet sitting business my one client has. Will to stay in home for overnights.
Elise can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Duna Q.


Sterling, VA

$10-50/hr 10 yrs exp

Cat Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Duna and I have been caring for animals, particularly cats, for over 10 years. I am available to those seeking cat-sitting services in Eastern Loudoun County and Fairfax County. I offer my cat care services part-time 7 days a week alongside with my full-time profession in...
Duna can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Daily feeding, Boarding, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Duna is the greatest! She has checked on my cats twice now while I've been on vacation. She is extremely dependable and trustworthy. Not only does she check on each cat (3!) she also checks the food, water,...

Reviewed by Chris H.

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Sofia F.


Ashburn, VA

$10-30/hr 2 yrs exp

Part-Time Cat Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I have had pets all my life with previously owning 3 cats and my mom getting a puppy in 2019. I started volunteering with my local animal shelter in 2010, with fostering kittens from 2012 to 2017. My schedule can be unpredictable as I work a full time job, but I can accommodate as best as possible....
Sofia can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sophia looked after my two cats while I was out of town. She was easy to communicate with, flexible, and dependable. I really appreciated the text/photo updates to hear how my fur babies were doing! I would...

Reviewed by Leah S.

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Erin C.


Great Falls, VA

$11-20/hr 10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter with Veterinary Experience

5.0

(2)

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I have grown up with both parents being veterinarians. I have been handling animals for as long as I can remember. I love animals and I enjoy taking care of them. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in animal behavior. I did internships at a veterinary clinic, a wildlife...
Erin can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
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Maria O.


Leesburg, VA

$15-22/hr 3 yrs exp

Pet Sitting

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Hi there, my name is Maria. I would love to take care of your furry friends. I have a puppy of my own and I enjoy my time with him. Pets are lovely and definitely our best friends. I provide dog sitting in your own home, during a weekend trip. Let me know if you have any questions.
Maria can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
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Mckenzie W.


Leesburg, VA

$15-20/hr 4 yrs exp

Favorite Pet Sitting Care

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Hi! My name is Mckenzie . I provide pet sitting in your home with your fur babies! I have years of experience and experience of running my own pet sitting business called Kenzies Kare! I was awarded favorite pet sitting business of 2022 back home in Loudoun County VA! I have grown up with pets all...
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Maggie R.


Herndon, VA

$15-50/hr 2 yrs exp

Maggie's Pet Sitting Profile!

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Hi there! As a recent college graduate, I'm on the hunt for reliable income while searching for a full-time job, and what better way to do that than by spending time with pets! With experience working with and owning a diverse range of animals, including dogs, cats, bunny rabbits, hamsters, and...
Maggie can also help with: Daily feeding, Pet sitting
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Caroline R.


Sterling, VA

$11-16/hr

Caroline's Pet Sitting

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I have always been an animal lover, and I have 2 dogs and one cat of my own. I have previous experience in pet sitting as I have done it for years for several different families. I have experience pet sitting cats, dogs, fish, hamsters, and guinea pigs! My experience is not only in pet sitting, but...
Caroline can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Carlyn M.


Herndon, VA

$15-30/hr

College Student Looking For Pet Sitting/housekeeping Job

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My name is Carly and I am currently a student at VCU. I have lots of experience taking care of friends and family's animals while they went on vacations. I am comfortable administering medications and giving baths. I did not grow up with dogs or cats, so any time I can spend around animals is time...
Carlyn can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Jessica O.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 2 yrs exp

Dog Sitting

Background Check

I provide dog sitting in you home. I love dogs of all size an ages. I have 2 year of experience. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Jessica can also help with: Pet sitting
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Fabiana P.


Sterling, VA

$15-25/hr 1 yrs exp

Owner Away? I'll Walk, Sit, And Stay!

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I've taken care of dogs all my life whether it was my dog or someone else's. In middle school I started my own dog walking business just for neighborhood pups and I've walked everything from a chihuahua to a Brazilian mastiff, no pup has been too big or small, young or old. I'm a part time Nursing...
Fabiana can also help with: Boarding
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Elizabeth J.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 5 yrs exp

Background Check

I am able to watch multiple pets and stay overnight if needed. I was a dog walker in Ashburn, VA for two years in high school. Since then I have been house/dog sitting for families in the community, anywhere from a few hours to a whole week.
Elizabeth can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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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...
Ashley can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Manuel G.


Herndon, VA

$15-20/hr 3 yrs exp

Fun Sitter And Smile Creator

Background Check

You wouldn't leave your child with someone who isn't responsible. So why leave Fido or Fifi with someone who has no idea how to care for a pet? I have plenty of experience with animal care and hygiene. I have been around plenty of animals due to my fathers 30+ year Veterinarian career (now retired)!...
Manuel can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Hanan M.


Herndon, VA

$10-15/hr 4 yrs exp

Part-time Caregiver

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I can provide pet sitting in your home. Owner of two kittens I've had since they were 3 weeks old. Experienced in feeding, bathing, light grooming etc.
Hanan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Samantha E.


Ashburn, VA

$10-15/hr 1 yrs exp

Dog Walker/Pet Sitter!

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Hi my name's Sam and I am currently going into my Sophomore year at Christopher Newport University! I am a double major in Psychology and Communications, and I am also a sister of Alpha Phi! My hours are very flexible, as I finish classes by 12 on MWF and by 10 on T/TH. I've grown up around animals...
Samantha can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Briana H.


Sterling, VA

$20-30/hr 2 yrs exp

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I am a caring pet walker and sitter. I have two cats of my own and regularly walk dogs part time. I also cat sit regularly and have experience with both!
Briana can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Lucy E.


Herndon, VA

$15-30/hr 9 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Sitter For All Kinds Of Animals!

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Hello! my name is Lucy and I am a student at Virginia Tech. I have been pet sitting since I was about 10 years old for neighbors and family friends, and have cared for a wide variety of pets; from dogs and cats to snakes and birds. I have been a full-time nanny for the last two years, so I have...
Lucy can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Traci J.


Ashburn, VA

$35-50/hr 8 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care Available

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I have been house sitting, dog sitting and cat sitting for various people for the last 20 years. I have the most experience with dogs, but have sat for cats and other household pets. I prefer to stay in the Ashburn/Leesburg/Aldie area but would consider other areas. My In Home Overnight care...
Traci can also help with: Boarding, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Daily feeding, Pet walking
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Hailey K.


Sterling, VA

$14-19/hr 1 yrs exp

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I am recently graduate from the university of Arizona as of December of 2022 from the college of nursing. During this semester, I have extra time and am looking to help out in the community and take care of animals in Tucson. I love animals and have tons of experience with dog/cat sitting. I have...
Hailey can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
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Amitaayu V.


Herndon, VA

$15-35/hr 3 yrs exp

Look No Further For All Your Pet Needs

Background Check

Hi! I grew up assisting my dad training and showing dogs across Asia. I currently pet sit and train dogs in my free time. I have a 3-year-old German shepherd with whom I spend my weekends exploring the outdoors. I truly understand dog behavior and would love to help you with all your pet needs!
Amitaayu can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Dog training

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Recent pet sitter reviews

Mary J.

5.0

Mary was wonderful taking care of my cat while we were away. She was very patient and kind (even when kitty was not!). Mary went to great lengths to make sure that our fur baby was happy and well taken care of. We could relax on our trip knowing that she was in such good hands!

- Erin M.

Brittney M.

5.0

We had previously known Brittney from a professional childcare organization. When we were faced with the challenge of finding an in home professional childcare provider, we were delighted to reconnect with her. Since that time, she has provided exceptional care to our two young children as they...

- Bethany B.

Deb Y.

5.0

Our daughter had a great time with Deb and asked if she can always come over when it is date night. Deb was very good with the dogs as well.

- Anthony S.

Cheri S.

5.0

I highly recommend hiring Cheri for your pet sitting needs! I was super anxious about a 2 week trip I had coming up because I was so worried about leaving my cats and bird home alone for that length of time and I had many fears regarding trusting others to take care of my babies. Cheri made all my...

- Lesley Ann D.

Lauren C.

5.0

Lauren is a responsible, trustworthy, and responsive babysitter and pet sitter. She has a great personality that is fun yet keeps control. She has watched our three kids and pets on numerous occasions and will continue to use her in the future!

- Jennifer D.

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Pet Sitters are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 14,960 reviews of the 62,385 listed pet sitters.