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

The average star rating for pet trainers is 4.9

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Jessica J.


Aldie, VA

$15-30/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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Hello, my name is Jessie. I am a patient, genuine, kind, and empathetic caretaker who has experience taking care of both people and animals. I have two dogs of my own and have been around animals my whole life. I helped raise and train a litter of German Shepard puppies when I was in middle school. I have been pet sitting for...
Jessica can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jessie is wonderful with our dogs - plays with them, cares for them including medications. Will definitely use her services again and highly recommend!

Reviewed by Shannon J.

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Amy M.


Sterling, VA

$15-20/hr

Reliable Dog Loving Mom/Photographer

5.0

(2)

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I am a dog owner and lover. I am a photographer who is looking for some additional income. Good with children and dogs Have dog sat/house sat for friends and family but not professionally. I have experience with dog training, agility, as well as working with photographing dogs and horses. Light pet grooming bathing. experience...
Amy can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Amitaayu V.


Herndon, VA

$15-35/hr3 yrs exp

Look No Further For All Your Pet Needs

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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 sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Dog training
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Rebecca S.


Reston, VA

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Drop-Ins/Sitter/Walker

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Extensive pet care knowledge: My mom gave me a cat when I was 2 years old after my brother was born, that way we both had babies to take care of - then raised said cat for the next 18 years! More recently, I spent the last 15 years raising Great Danes, with the last one spending lots of time in training to become an AKC...
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Faith B.


Herndon, VA

$10-18/hr3 yrs exp

Energetic Pet Lover

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My family has 10+ Pets, which I help take care of. I have about 2 years of paid experience taking care of animals, and I am a friend to all creatures. I also help train dogs on Friday evenings.
Faith can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Kathrine D.


Herndon, VA

$10-20/hr4 yrs exp

Help With Elder, Disabled Or With Cancer, Small Children, Pets, And Errands

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I am 43-year-old mother of 3 girls, 7 & 9 yrs. and an 11-month-old. My path is leading me toward service to others, as my most profound calling was in caring for my husband as his stage 4 Brain Cancer progressed and his mobility and basic abilities began to decline. I am now widowed. I have a nice wide range of work-related...
Kathrine can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Gemma L.


Ashburn, VA

$24-29/hr3 yrs exp

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J have been pet sitting for many years for friends and family, but also have experience working for a pet sitting company in which I was exposed to a variety of animals. I have experience taking care of cats, dogs, bearded dragons, and hamsters. I do not board or train animals, but am happy to meet all your animal's care need...
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Brianna D.


Denver, CO

$10-40/hr1 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Lover Trained In Applied Behavior Analysis

5.0

(1)

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I have a golden retriever. I have a large family and a brother with special needs which was the main reason in getting a dog. Dogs can be used as therapy for individuals with special needs. Thus it was very important we trained her properly. I helped to train her after reading several dog training books. I have also been trained...
Brianna can also help with: Dog training, Grooming, Boarding, Pet walking, Daily feeding, Pet transportation
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Kimberly K.


League City, TX

$20-40/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care/Grooming/Training

5.0

(3)

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I have cared for a variety of pets my entire life. Upon recently I spent time apprenticing with a professional dog trainer in Hawaii. I am comfortable working with all types of pets (even reptiles), and with any breed/temperament. I have taken dog behavior courses and worked with aggressive/reactive dogs in the past. I offer pet...
Kimberly can also help with: Boarding, Dog training, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Grooming, Pet sitting
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Mallory M.


Powder Springs, GA

$16-25/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Training + Care

5.0

(1)

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I have 10 years of full-time animal training experience and love to care for pets. Please let me know how I can help and we can come up with a behavioral plan! Will do one-on-one lessons, remote options, or board-and-train programs
Mallory can also help with: Administration of medicine, Dog training, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Victoria A.


Lakewood, OH

$16-21/hr1 yrs exp

Trained Pet Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I am an experienced pet carer,(dogs and cats) for walks and vacation care. Any age animals, puppies, kittens to seniors. Trained in all special harness, special leashes (prong etc). Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Victoria can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Shaelyn Z.


Arlington, TX

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Safety Trained Animal Lover

5.0

(1)

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I can help with Pet Transportation and Pet Sitting. I have always had animals in my home and have cared for dogs from puppy to senior. I have worked in a pet hotel/boarding facility and worked with dogs and cats on a daily basis. I am a college student so I have plenty of time to care for your pets in between and after my...
Shaelyn can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Shaelyn is a dedicated worker who will always go above and beyond to do the best possible job.

Reviewed by Abby W.

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Zachary D.


Covington, GA

$8-13/hr5 yrs exp

Trained Animal Caretaker/Dog Handler

5.0

(1)

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Caretaker/Handler at fast-paced dog training center and pet hotel with 6+ years of animal caretaking experience both FT and freelance. Experience includes: Providing in-home daytime, evening, overnight and extended-overnight (vacation) pet, farm and exotic animal care including: walks, baths, scheduled mealtimes, training...
Zachary can also help with: Pet transportation, Dog training, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Zach is great with my dogs! He has been my pet caretaker for overnights for three of my dogs for going on 6 years now; ranging from my prior terrier and hound-mix to now with my rescue pit bull terrier. He is...

Reviewed by Amelia M.

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Christine Q.


Evansville, IN

$15/hr10 yrs exp

Fun Sitter Love To Play, Help Train

5.0

(1)

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I have 12 years of experience. I can help with Boarding and Pet Sitting. Training and grooming. Owned animals for 40 years. Cats, birds, snakes, ferrets and dogs.
Christine can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
I was in a bind and Christine came to the rescue! I had a 8 week old puppy and between work and school I had no idea how I was going to care for him and keep up with his training while I was handling business....

Reviewed by Zach C.

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Taylor M.


Canton, OH

$15-35/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care/Training/Walking

5.0

(2)

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Welcome! My name is Taylor. I am a force free, positive reinforcement trainer with years of experience and behavior education. I work with dogs ranging from puppies to fearful/reactive to working dogs. In addition to this service, I am also offering farm care and have 10+ years if equine experience. Please reach out with any...
Taylor can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Taylor has been doing an amazing job with our dog! She is awesome at training and attentive to our young dogs' needs. I give her an A plus! She is dependable, professional and very caring, and loving to our...

Reviewed by Christine V.

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Nicole W.


Fairport, NY

$13-22/hr

Dog Walker & Training

5.0

(2)

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I have successfully trained 4 of my own dogs (and quickly trained some of my friends dogs to sit, touch & lay down!) Sit, stay, lay down, leave it, stay & wait, high five, rollover & touch! I can teach them to heel or walk on the left side & maintain good composure on walks! I love dogs! And love to see them learn! I am...
Nicole can also help with: Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Nicole helped me with a new puppy and was a lifesaver. She was dependable, easy to communicate with, responsible and trustworthy. I recommend her to anyone in need of the services she provides!

Reviewed by Josh M.

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Diana B.


Columbia, PA

$10-15/hr

I Love Pets And Caring/grooming And Training Them ! I Have My Own Pets As Well.

5.0

(2)

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I have experience with cats dogs and birds so far ! I also have owned turtles and Guinea pigs but wouldn't mind watching any pet while u are on vacation or anything.
Diana can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Grooming
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Rana A.


Frostproof, FL

$25-45/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Training And Walking

5.0

(1)

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I have trained animals and their families for over 30 yrs. There isn't anything I can't get an animal to do. Because of such, I've been able to save lots of them from shelters, helping many families keep their best friends while making sure the families aren't torn apart. Today, I run my own rescue where I have about 12 dogs...
Rana can also help with: Daily feeding, Dog training, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Rana has been a life saver for me. I recently had to move here from Ohio, and am staying with my parents here until I am able to find a job and a place of my own to live. I contacted her after reading her...

Reviewed by Peggy B.

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Cassandra C.


Leesville, LA

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Dog Trainer In Training

5.0

(2)

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Hey! My name is Cassandra and I'm currently going round a shadow training program to train service dogs and I've also gone off on my own a few times and got some certificates myself (if we schedule a meet and greet I will have them in my folder) and I'm still working on more! If you would like to see my references I can...
Cassandra can also help with: Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Now that I know Cassandra is on care.com I will come through here to hire her for my house cleaning (she leaves my house with homemade room sprays that are amazing) besides bringing everything except a broom!...

Reviewed by Grace C.

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Lauren C.


Bremerton, WA

$16-30/hr10 yrs exp

Veterinary Trained Pet Sitter

5.0

(3)

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Hello! Currently looking for a side job that allows me to still work with animals and bring in a little income. Growing up on a farm had me caring for animals before I could walk. A decade in a veterinary surgical career, experience caring for large and small mammals as well as exotics. I can help you with nail trims,...
Lauren can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Vanessa Z.


Edgewater, MD

$12-20/hr6 yrs exp

Dogs, Cats And Horses - Walks, Pet Sitting, Grooming And/or Light Training!

5.0

(2)

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I am a non-smoking animal lover who has one 15-year-old cat and two dogs (five yrs and 4 mos.) who used two also have two horses. I used to walk dogs for an animal shelter and worked on two different horse farms for a total of 6 yrs. I'm available for dog walking on a regular schedule (or as-needed) and/or light training/...
Vanessa can also help with: Pet sitting, Dog training, Boarding, Grooming, Pet walking, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
I feel lucky to have connected with Vanessa. She is super reliable, communicative, trustworthy, great with animals and responsible. I trust her with my dog and my home and I've felt comfortable with Vanessa...

Reviewed by Courtney S.

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Karen Joy B.


Broomfield, CO

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

Dog Trainer

5.0

(1)

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Hello furbaby owners! Former dog trainer from Petsmart who switched to private in home dog training. 5 years experience! Available for your pets needs. Sitting, walking, crate training, socializing, private training, etc. Also have experience with cats. Can't wait to meet them!
Karen Joy can also help with: Pet walking, Dog training, Pet sitting
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Rose D.


Broomall, PA

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Dog Trainer/Walker/Pet Sitter

5.0

(2)

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I have been a professional pet sitter for over 17yrs & I do some dog behavior training. I trained with Cesar M. & Rick D. I do pet sitting, dog walking & overnights. I'm insured and bonded. I also give insulin injections to diabetic pets. I'm a member of NAPPS (National Association of Professional Pet sitters).
Rose can also help with: Pet walking, Dog training, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine

Recent reviews:

5.0
Rose is wonderful with our three border collies. She does daily visits during which she feeds, waters, plays and even cleans up after them. They have really bonded with her and she has given us great training...

Reviewed by Susan P.

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One of a Kind K9

44050 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147

One of a Kind K9

Description:

Exceptional full-service care for your four-legged friend. WALKING.RUNNING.TRAINING.SITTING servicing Ashburn, Brambleton, Broadlands, Lansdowne, South Riding, Aldie, Leesburg, Sterling, Herndon, and...

Recent review:

5.0
I love my job so much! I just started about a week ago, and they have been amazing! They have worked with my difficult and confusing schedule. I get a good amount of hours from them, as they always need more...

Reviewed by Emma K

5.0

(1)

Olde Towne Pet Resort

21460 Squire Court, Sterling, VA 20166

Olde Towne Pet Resort

Description:

From the finest grooming and spa services to the most sophisticated suites and amenities, Olde Towne Pet Resort is an affordable luxury your four-legged friend truly deserves. Visit us seven days a week for a...

Recent review:

5.0
Absolutely the best! I am glad I found them and wish I had known about Olde Towne Pet Resort sooner.

Reviewed by Colleen K

Everything & The Dog

POB 1697, Ashburn, VA 20146

Starting at $18/day

Everything & The Dog

Description:

Everything and The Dog was established in 2003 and provides exceptional pet care services throughout most of Northern VA, including Loudoun and Fairfax Counties. It was recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as...

Back in the Pack

Sterling VA, Sterling, VA 20164

Back in the Pack

Description:

Have you ever wondered why your dog behaves the way it does? Obedience training alone does not solve every behavior problem, but it's a "dog gone" good start! With knowledge and understanding of your dog and...

DogOn Fitness

1606 Waters Edge Ln, Reston, VA 20190

Description:

Our vet-approved exercise services are customized to optimize your dog's physical condition and improve her overall behavior and health. Exercise sessions are run by experienced athletes/dog lovers with a...

For the Love of the Animals LLC

105 Hampshire Sq, Leesburg, VA 20175

Description:

I just started my own pet-sitting company this past may, but worked for another well established company for many years. I do everything from daily dog walks, vacation sits, overnights, pet taxi and much more....

Bella's Pet Service

2158 Astoria Circle, Herndon, VA 20170

Starting at $25/day

Bella's Pet Service

Description:

Bella's Pet Service is an in-home service that offers Doggy Day Care, Boarding and Training. The owner is a Behaviorist who has 10+ years of experience working with dogs, while his assistant has over a year's...

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Recent pet trainer reviews

Jessica J.

5.0

Jessie is wonderful with our dogs - plays with them, cares for them including medications. Will definitely use her services again and highly recommend!

- Shannon J.

Shaelyn Z.

5.0

Shaelyn is a dedicated worker who will always go above and beyond to do the best possible job.

- Abby W.

Zachary D.

5.0

Zach is great with my dogs! He has been my pet caretaker for overnights for three of my dogs for going on 6 years now; ranging from my prior terrier and hound-mix to now with my rescue pit bull terrier. He is calm, even-tempered, aware of animal behavior and great with any directions I leave....

- Amelia M.

Christine Q.

5.0

I was in a bind and Christine came to the rescue! I had a 8 week old puppy and between work and school I had no idea how I was going to care for him and keep up with his training while I was handling business. Christine did an amazing job with my two dogs, the 8 week old puppy, and the 5 year old....

- Zach C.

Taylor M.

5.0

Taylor has been doing an amazing job with our dog! She is awesome at training and attentive to our young dogs' needs. I give her an A plus! She is dependable, professional and very caring, and loving to our dog. Highly recommend her!

- Christine V.

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