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621 pet sitters are listed in Chicago, IL

The average rate is $15/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby pet sitters is 3 years

Pet sitters in Chicago, IL

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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 time playing in a yard! I have...
Emily can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet walking

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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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 them. Liter box cleaned every...
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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Missi K.


Chicago, IL

$11-21/hr4 yrs exp

Animal Lover!

5.0

(3)

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Hi! My name is Missi. I am 23 years old and aside from serving, I love doing jobs involving pet care. I am passionate about caring for animals, & have had such a huge love for them since I was a child. I have experience training and walking dogs through a local animal shelter that I have volunteered with for 2 years now. I grew...
Missi can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Boarding, Grooming, Dog training

Recent reviews:

5.0
Missi sent me daily updates of my pet Mollie and she ensured to ask me questions if she was unsure of something regarding Mollie's care. She is a delightful person, and gives the best love and care to my baby....

Reviewed by Isa S.

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Evan B.


Chicago, IL

$18-50/hr6 yrs exp

Dog Dad For Hire!

5.0

(7)

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I have 6 years of experience with a very energetic French bulldog. I can help with Boarding, Sitting, and Pet Walking.
Evan can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Evan has been watching my dog Ollie for months now, and has done a fantastic job. He always sends me updates on Ollie with pictures to let me know how he is doing. Evan has always been very communicative,...

Reviewed by Lexie K.

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Sofia M.


Chicago, IL

$17-27/hr7 yrs exp

Friendly Pet Sitter/Walker!

5.0

(1)

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I have 7 years of experience working in customer service. Also, I've always been an animal lover and have casually worked for families in the neighborhood. I can help with pet walking and pet sitting. I have the most experience with cats and dogs. However, I also have rabbits and am comfortable pet sitting them as well. I love...
Sofia can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Sofia was helpful, kind, followed our embarrassingly long list of instructions incredibly well and gave updates the entire time. Wonderful hire, she will be our go-to in our new neighborhood.

Reviewed by Zach H.

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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: Daily feeding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, 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 volunteered at the Naperville Area...
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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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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Aatika S.


Chicago, IL

$20/hr4 yrs exp

Cat Lover With Good Vibes

5.0

(1)

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I have 4+ experience with cat sitting and have two cats of my own. My cats are very friendly with others. I am good at cleaning and enjoy playing with cats as well. I am a huge cat lover and just currently graduated from college! I have experience giving oral medication, (pills and liquid through a dropper), as well applying...
Aatika can also help with: Grooming, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Very responsive and dependable. Sent pictures of my pets while I was gone. Would definitely hire again.

Reviewed by Stephanie B.

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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: Pet sitting, Boarding, 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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Saige B.


Chicago, IL

$18-27/hr8 yrs exp

Active, Fun And Caring Sitter!

5.0

(1)

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I have 3 years of experience. I can help with pet sitting, walking, or boarding! I have had a few dogs growing up and currently have a golden doodle of my own who I love to go on long hikes with, stay active and go to the dog park! I would love to help take care of your pet and keep them happy and active while you're away!
Saige can also help with: Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Saige was wonderful with our dogs. She was punctual with taking our dogs in and out when we asked and was attentive to all that we asked of her while we were away. She made sure to update us every morning and...

Reviewed by Ryan M.

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Olivia H.


Chicago, IL

$8-18/hr4 yrs exp

Friendly Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have experience working with pets for about 5 years now, I frequently train, walk, and care for dogs. I absolutely love animals and I am a reliable person if you're looking for someone to provide great care for your furry friends!
Olivia can also help with: Dog training, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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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. Unfortunately my lease does not...
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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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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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 walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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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. I can provide meals, play and...
Malorie can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet walking
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Grace B.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi my name is Grace! I primarily do childcare but I also have pet sat on the side. I love going on walks, interacting with the pet and playing, feeding , as well as house sitting. I have a reliable vehicle for transportation. I am comfortable caring for dogs, cats, and fish.
Grace can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Julia W.


Chicago, IL

$20-25/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have had dogs of my own my entire life. I currently have a 1-year-old great pyrenees and two cats. I have experience dog sitting for my neighbors throughout my life as well. I have also worked at a dog groomers washing dogs. I will care for dogs of all sizes and ages. I can also care for cats. I am able to meet a variety of...
Julia can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine
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Katherine B.


Chicago, IL

$16-23/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced & Enthusiastic Pet-Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Additionally, I provide pet-sitting/dog walking services. I grew up with both cats and dogs and consider myself an animal lover at heart. I've provided pet care for a number of family members and friends, and come with excellent reviews! Please Note: Due to restrictions at my apartment building, I am only able to petsit at your...
Katherine can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kathrine has watched our cats many times as well as our family dogs (who are quite the handful) and never failed us! She sends updates and photos often and leaves the place looking better than when we left.

Reviewed by Care member

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Angie W.


Chicago, IL

$22-50/hr8 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I am an experienced pet sitter! As a former pet owner I am fully capable of walking, pet sitting, feeding , bathing and any other of your pet needs!
Angie can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Angie was a fantastic sitter for my infant and small dog. She was prompt and easy to communicate with the entire time. Will hire her again!

Reviewed by Joy C.

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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 happy to walk, feed, groom,...
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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Lila Z.


Chicago, IL

$12-20/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Sitter!

5.0

(1)

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I would love to take care of your cat(s) when you are in need! I come from a crazy cat family and currently live with my sweet 2-year-old rescue, Jill. I have been taking care of cats belonging to family, friends, and neighbors for a long time. I have experience and am comfortable with nail clipping, medication administration,...
Lila can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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Sarah F.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr

Experienced Dog/Cat Sitter In Gold Coast

5.0

(2)

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I have experience with babysitting, dog sitting, and am CPR certified. I grew up having dogs and my step-dad is a small animal vet so I know how to properly care for all types of animals. I love every type of dog and am willing to go on walks/runs. I also have a dog park attached to my building if people are interested.
Sarah can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sarah has pet sit for me many times. My dog Mose is special needs (half blind and fully deaf). Sarah is patient, kind and loving. She pays close attention to his needs and is incredible about staying on his...

Reviewed by Natalie M.

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Taylor L.


Chicago, IL

$16-26/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I dog sit regularly. I have experience with shy, energetic, large, small, dogs needing meds, and more. I have experience cat sitting as well, but more so with dogs. I love animals and will be sure to take good care of your pet and send you plenty of pictures of your furry friend having fun if requested! Happy to meet up and go...
Taylor can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Grooming, Pet sitting, Boarding

Recent review:

5.0
Taylor is a very kind who cares deeply about animals. Whenever I leave my pets at home for few days, I know exactly who to call- Taylor. I would tell her some instructions for my dogs, like when to eat and...

Reviewed by Michael B.

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Ava W.


Chicago, IL

$18-25/hr5 yrs exp

Flexible And Fun Sitter!

5.0

(1)

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I have 5+ years of experience babysitting/pet sitting. I can help with house keeping and odd jobs as well! I've been raised with big dogs my whole life (Rottweilers, german Shepard and labs) so I am comfortable with all shapes amd sizes of dogs! :)
Ava can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Nora J.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care

5.0

(2)

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I have grown up owning and caring for dogs. I minored in animal science at Southern Illinois University and majored in photography. I have studied a wide range from wildlife to livestock, as well as companion animals. I have worked at an animal hospital as a kennel attendant and my responsibilities included walking the dogs,...
Nora can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Nora cares very much for animals. And it was evident when she was with my 2 dogs. She took care of them and my house for 10 days. Every thing was done very well.

Reviewed by patty B.

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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 am very familiar working...
Beatrice can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Marina C.


Chicago, IL

$16-26/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hello! Animals are my life! I have always had pets growing up as a child and my love for them has grown into my adulthood even more. I became a pet sitter because it is my passion to help others, so to give back to owners and animals is very rewarding! I've been boarding, walking and house-sitting for the last 5 years, so I...
Marina can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Marina was so great! She provided me with updates throughout the day and my dog Steve loved her! I would highly recommend and will definitely use her in the future.

Reviewed by Care member

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Anna L.


Chicago, IL

$12-17/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I am an experienced dog walker and animal caretaker! I have a pet of my own and have been watching neighbors / friends dogs and cats since a young age. I am also a certified dog walker / sitter on the Wag! app. Comfortable with pets of all sizes and breeds.
Anna can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Bridget L.


Chicago, IL

$20-30/hr3 yrs exp

Animal Lover Ready To Help

5.0

(1)

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I have several years of cat sitting experience and recently began dog sitting, walking and boarding. Comfortable will all types of cats but prefer low maintenance dogs. Happy to help with weekly or weekend needs as long as visit times are slightly flexible.
Bridget can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Bridget did a great job with my two dogs! She checked in and sent me photos, brought my dogs toys, drove them to and from daycare, and left my home spotless. Thank you, Bridget!!

Reviewed by Care member

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Recent pet sitter reviews from local pet parents in Chicago, IL

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

Erika M.

5.0

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

- Care member

Missi K.

5.0

Missi sent me daily updates of my pet Mollie and she ensured to ask me questions if she was unsure of something regarding Mollie's care. She is a delightful person, and gives the best love and care to my baby. She also stayed with Mollie and walked her and made sure she was fed and loved while I was...

- Isa S.

Evan B.

5.0

Evan has been watching my dog Ollie for months now, and has done a fantastic job. He always sends me updates on Ollie with pictures to let me know how he is doing. Evan has always been very communicative, easy to work with, and friendly. He is very trustworthy and dependable and makes me feel at...

- Lexie K.

Sofia M.

5.0

Sofia was helpful, kind, followed our embarrassingly long list of instructions incredibly well and gave updates the entire time. Wonderful hire, she will be our go-to in our new neighborhood.

- Zach H.

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Average Rating4.9 / 5

Pet Sitters in Chicago, IL are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 206 reviews of the 621 listed pet sitters.