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Recent Dog Sitting reviews in Inner South Melbourne

Thanks so much for taking care of Charlie and giving him a great day.

Dog sitting today - Caulfield North area

$40

Kelly and her son took great care of our furry friends while we were away. She was incredibly accommodating and quick to respond with updates and to clarify arrangements. They came home happy and waggy after their ‘holiday’ with Kelly. Thanks so much!

I need dog sitting

$400

Thanks so much for looking after Charlie.

Dog sitting today - Caulfield North area

$30

Thanks so much for taking great care of Charlie.

Dog sitting today - Caulfield North area

$50

Thanks so much for caring for Charlie. He’s excited for next time.

Dog sitting tmrw Friday - Caulfield North area

$30

James was great. Easy to communicate with, took good care of my furry friend and sent through lots of pics and videos. Would def use him again.

Dog sitting in your house

$200

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What do dog sitting services include?

Airtasker’s dog sitting service covers the typical things you’d do for your pet in a day: feeding them, playing with them, cleaning up their mess, and giving them lots of affection. While the specifics may vary from Tasker to Tasker, and depend on your pet’s own needs, here are the things that you can expect a dog sitter to do.

Feeding & administering medication 

Your Tasker relies on your detailed instructions for feeding your pet, providing enough water, and giving them their vitamins and medicine (if applicable). Make sure you have enough supplies before you leave, whether it’s kibble, canned food, home-cooked meals, or raw food. Make sure your sitter is familiar with food prep and portioning. Be clear about what food you allow your dog to eat, and what they’re allergic to. 

If your pet is on a special diet, make sure your sitter is informed. The same goes for medication - prepare written instructions, and go over them verbally before you leave. Don’t just rely on a note on the counter! Good preparation is essential to making sure your pet stays healthy even while you’re out. 

Cleaning up pet mess

Dog babysitting also includes cleaning up a pet’s mess. Let your Tasker know your dog’s signal for when they need to “go”, your pet’s usual spot, and how you usually handle dog mess. Make sure your sitter also knows where the cleaning supplies are kept, in case your dog can’t make it to their spot.  

Exercise and playtime

Your Tasker also makes sure your pet/s get enough exercise, playtime, and even training while you’re out. Let your Tasker know if they can take your dog on walks while you’re out, and how often this needs to be done. If you have any rules for walks, such as cleaning the paws afterwards or avoiding a rowdy neighbour dog, make sure you tell your sitter about these. Your Tasker also makes sure that your pet stays secure at all times, whether inside or outside your property. 

Pets, cuddles, and TLC

Your pet will need all the love they can get while you’re out for a friend’s wedding or week-long business trip. Your dog sitter makes sure your pooch gets petted and cuddled regularly. Let your Tasker know if they can give your pet treats, and how many they can have per day. Ideally, your pet and the Tasker have met prior to the sitting appointment, so your Tasker will be able to pet and scratch your dog in all their favourite spots. 

Updates on your pet

If pet updates are part of your Tasker’s arrangement, you can expect an email or message from your sitter on a regular basis. This helps you feel connected to your pet and prevent any possible problems while you’re out. In case of emergencies, you can have your sitter call a relative in the area or your vet - just to make sure your dog is alright. 

Recent Dog Sitting tasks in Inner South Melbourne

Dog Sitter - 28th - 31st December (At your house ideally)

$160

Bentleigh East VIC, Australia

27th Dec 2022

Hi We are looking for someone to look after our 6 month old puppy (Gypsy, Aussie Shephard) from the 28th - 31st of December. Hes very easy going. All food, bed, toys etc will be provided. He is house trained, just needs to be taken out 3-4 times a day to go to toilet and need up to 1 hour of exercise/walks per day. He gets on with other dogs, is super friendly , playful, does not bark and no aggression. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 28 December 2022

Cianna looked after out Aussie Shephard for a few nights over the Xmas period.. Couldn't be happier with how good she was with him..Plenty of walks and loads of communication with us while we were away (with pics 😊) - would not hesitate to use again as our dog sitter..

Dog sitter

$500

Hampton VIC, Australia

18th Dec 2022

Hi, we need a dog lover to dog sit a beautiful golden retriever from 28 December through to 14 January. We will provide food and can drop him off and pick him up anywhere in Melbourne. He’s a six-year-old golden retriever just likes his walk each day well trained and vaccinated, we would love a dog lover that’s looking for a bit of extra company. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 28 December 2022

Dog sitting

$25

Cheltenham VIC, Australia

15th Dec 2022

I need to find someone to look after my dog, 2 year old girl Beagle while we are away. From 25th January to 30th January. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Dog sit my cavoodle

$40

Glen Huntly VIC 3163, Australia

9th Dec 2022

I need someone to provide care for my cavoodle all next week. They need to be close to our house so we can drop them off to you and pick them up in the evening. We are located in Glen Huntly. She's an inside dog so needs to be allowed inside. No other pets. She loves people but not a huge fan of other dogs :) - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 12 December 2022

Dog sitter

$300

Brighton VIC, Australia

3rd Dec 2022

Dog sitter from the eve of the 22 December to the eve of the 30 December. In or close to Brighton Melbourne - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 22 December 2022

Dog sitter

$25

Caulfield Junction VIC 3161, Australia

2nd Dec 2022

Looking for someone to look after my cavoodle who is 8 years old. My dog has a wonderful and gentle nature. He is walked twice a day at Caulfield park. He also comes with me to work, but happy for him to be at home as long as he is able to have access to outdoors - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 3 January 2023

Dog sitter

$250

Brighton VIC, Australia

28th Nov 2022

Dog sit my beautiful little spoodle. From 23rd-29th. Maybe 30th Toilet trained, Loves company. Has always been an inside dog so he won’t do well outside for long periods. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 24 December 2022

Dog sitter

$50

Malvern VIC, Australia

23rd Nov 2022

I need a pet sitter to look after my 5 month old cavoodle (in your house). Hank is very friendly and gets along with people and other animals. He has never been aggressive or destructive. We recently moved house and Hank is all of a sudden barking/crying when we leave (he never did this prior to the move). Preferably you will pick him up at 8am and if you live nearby we can collect him at around 5.30pm. Hoping to have an ongoing arrangement if it all goes well. - Due date: Flexible

Dog sitter wanted over the Christmas period

$500

Caulfield VIC, Australia

8th Nov 2022

Hi, I’m looking for somebody experienced with dog sitting over the Christmas period for a a week or two. Max is around 15yo, deaf and blind silky terrier. He is gentle natured and still plays but he is not toilet trained as he’s a senior and was adopted less than a year ago but he usually goes outside with the occasional accident inside. He isn’t on any medication and loves other gentle non jumping dogs. He’s unable to navigate stairs or steps and sleeps for a lot of the day. I’m open to him staying at your place or you can stay at mine as I have a backyard. Please get in touch with your experience, ideally I’m looking for someone who works from home or has time off over Christmas as he doesn’t like to be left alone. Thank you, Kaycee - Due date: Before Saturday, 24 December 2022

Help for dog sitting

$100

Bentleigh VIC, Australia

7th Oct 2022

Hi We need someone who Loves dog sitting for 5 hours on this Monday 5 to 20 pm 10th of October. At your place .as my place is busy . Please help if you can . Thanks Sara

Dog Sitting

$450

Sandringham VIC, Australia

9th Aug 2022

We are looking for someone to look after our Rosie (Cavoodle 7 years) at your home preferably in Melbournes South East from Sept 8th - 25th. Rosie is a small - medium sized dog who loves a walking, playing and gets on well with others (preferably smaller dogs ). She is fully vaccinated and toilet trained and we will be providing food, bedding, leash and treats of course! We will drop her off at your place and it would be helpful if you’re close to Sandringham. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 8 September 2022

Rosie thoroughly enjoyed her stay and we were kept up to date with messages and photos which was great. Looking forward to having her stay again.

Dog sitting

$30

Caulfield Junction VIC 3161, Australia

28th Jul 2022

I’m looking for someone to look after my dog Abiha, he is a beautiful natured small dog who loves attention. I’m away for approximately 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 24 December 2022

Dog Sitting 2 nights 15-17 July

$100

Cheltenham VIC, Australia

26th Jun 2022

Hi we require some one to dog sit our 15 month old Bordoodle at your own home ideally in the South East area from the afternoon of Friday 15th July to around noon on the Sunday 17th July while we are away for the weekend. She requires a couple of walks a day or just some play time. She gets along very well with other dogs and sleeps well through the night. Fully vaccinated and toilet trained. She is a medium sized dog. We can provide food, treats, bedding and leash. We can drop her off to your home. We are located in Cheltenham so it would be ideal if you are located in the South East suburbs

This was the first time we left our dog with a sitter but Candice gave us regular updates on how she was doing and our dog sounded like she was comfortable and had fun. The updates kept us at ease while we were away as well. Was glad to leave her with Candice

Dog Sitting

$50

Sandringham VIC, Australia

20th Jun 2022

Dog Sitting a few days a week for our Rhodesian ridgeback, Sango. - Due date: Flexible

Dog sitting

$80

Carnegie VIC, Australia

6th Jun 2022

Looking for someone who can sit and walk with a dog in your own home while we are on holidays. References required, all food provided. Our dog sleeps inside at night and require two times a walk each day ( in the morning and in the evening) Looking for a 2 night stay. ( from the evening of 14 June until evening of 16 June) Ideally, if you are located not so far from Carnegie ( no more than 20-25 minutes by car)

Dog sitting weekly

$50

Caulfield North VIC, Australia

16th May 2022

Looking for someone to look after my dog on a weekly basis 1-2 times per week while I am at work can be for just a couple hours a day, I’m flexible. - Due date: Flexible

Dog Sitter/Walker

$20

Caulfield North VIC 3161, Australia

10th May 2022

Lily and Bailey don’t like to be left alone. Need someone who understands Staffy temperaments dog sitting/walking

Emma is very reliable, with an obvious affinity for dogs. My dogs look forward to her visits. They come home exhausted, and happy. Emma also takes wonderful photos of their adventures.

Dog sitter

$50

Cheltenham VIC 3192, Australia

30th Apr 2022

Amber was adopted from the Lost Dogs Home this week. She is very sweet-natured and well behaved in the apartment, although she has had a couple of wees in one room. She has had no training, which will begin in a week from now. She has also not been well socialised with other dogs and wants to leap into play as soon as she claps eyes on one. She is also very drawn to new people and will jump up on them if given the chance. It is a four hour pet-sitting at my home 7.00am-11.00am while I attend a medical appointment. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 12 May 2022

Emma was great with Amber - both made an instant friendship and Amber was well looked after with walkies and fun on the couch. Highly recommended.

Dog sitter

$150

Malvern VIC 3144, Australia

16th Apr 2022

Looking for a pet lover to look after our labradoodle. Cute and cuddly Chicco needs some love for a few days.

Dog sitting

$50

Carrum VIC, Australia

13th Apr 2022

I need a reliable dog friendly person to look after my Dalmatian tomorrow. She is old and gentle