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Great communication. Such a lovely friendly guy. On time and did a great job. Thanks Jamiyl!

Water indoor plants


Thank you for taking care of Bennie while I was away and for also taking good care of my apartment! I’m grateful you accommodated me during the very busy holiday season and even arrived before 5am so I can make it to my flight. You saved my holiday! 🥹🎄

Dog sitter to stay in my house in Newtown/ St. Peters area (Dec 23-28)


Thank you Mia for a fast response and great communication.

Turn water mains on at my house in Cosgrove


Jae was great with our little pomeranian cross chihuahua, Pixie. She was very well looked after and we’d love to use her services again in future. Thank you!

Dog/Cat Sitter - Sunday 5/2- Saturday 11/2


Professional, reliable and friendly. Highly recommend!

Clean my air bnb in Brunswick


Kiarna is an extremely helpful and diligent airtasker. Very quick communicator and easy to work with.

Scare crows around our home


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Why book pet care through Airtasker?

Looking for pet care services to help with looking after your pet? Many pets need a high level of care and attention, and it can be tricky to manage these needs on your own if you’re away, working long hours, or going through a busy phase of life. Fortunately, there are plenty of pet lovers who are happy to provide pet care in your area and help keep your furry, feathered, or scaley friend happy and healthy.

Whether you need pet sitting, grooming, or walking, booking your pet services is easy on Airtasker. Simply post your task and you’ll soon get offers from pet lovers near you who are ready to help. You can find pet sitters, pet food delivery services, and even pet boarding on our platform.

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Top Pet Care related questions

The average cost of pet services on Airtasker is $15 to $140, but it could cost more or less than this. The price of your pet care services will depend on the service you need, what kind of pet you have, and how much time is needed to complete your task. For instance, the rates for hiring dog sitters can range from $15 to $100. The cost of dog walkers can range from $20 to $50. Specify the task you need to get the best quote for pet care in your area. 

Pet carers can help with all aspects of keeping your pet happy and healthy so you have peace of mind even when you're away from home or unable to look after your beloved pets. Depending on your pet, services can include feeding, exercising, grooming, cleaning/washing, pet sitting, or doggy day care.

Pet carers generally take care of dogs or cats, but many are experienced in a wide range of animals, including birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, horses, goats, chickens, ducks, rodents, fish, and reptiles.

No qualifications are necessary to be a pet carer, but a love for animals and a caring personality helps. Pet sitters or anyone looking after animals may need Public Liability insurance. You may find a pet care provider who has done pet-minding courses to formalise their experience. It's recommended to do a background check before hiring a Tasker for pet care in your area. 

It depends on whether your pet care is happening at home or in a new environment. Usually, if your pet is being cared for at your home, they’ll use their existing items (like leashes, collars, and feeding bowls). But if your service provider is caring for the pet in a new environment or using special tools (like grooming tools), they’ll usually use their own.

Hiring pet services means your pet can still get the care and attention it needs when you’re away on holidays, working, or just too busy. Your pet can get the companionship and care they need to be happy and healthy.

What do pet care services include?

Pet care services go beyond basic care for your pets or animals - they can also help with boarding, companionship, and exercise. Importantly, they can help you look after your pet if you’re unable to or if you’ll be away. Whether you're looking for pet sitters, dog walkers, or someone to help you take care of a puppy when you're at work, Airtasker can connect you with the right professionals. 

Here are a range of pet services available to help with your beloved animals:

Pet sitting & boarding

Most pet owners consider boarding kennels for their pets when they’re heading away overnight or for an extended period, but your pet can also stay in your home or in the home of a registered pet sitter. Some pet boarding services also offer a day care service for those pets that don’t like to be left alone during the day. At a pet boarding service, your pet will receive food, exercise, and comfortable bedding as well as the company of people and dogs around them. There may also be music and air conditioning in some places. Or if you choose a dog, reptile boarding, or cat sitting service, your pet can stay in a familiar environment and keep to their routine with a dedicated pet sitter in your own place. This is especially helpful for anxious pets or those needing constant supervision.

Dog walking & exercise

If you’re working long hours or heading away on holiday, dog walking services can help your pooch get their daily workout to keep them happy and healthy. During the walk, they’ll burn off energy and ward off feelings of boredom and restlessness when they’re back home alone. You can book dog walking as a one-off or regular service, and your dog may be walked with others if it’s comfortable with socialisation. Your dog walker will use your dog’s normal collar and lead, plus bring along treats to encourage good behaviour. They’ll walk your dog for around 30 minutes to an hour before bringing them safely back into your home or yard.

Washing & grooming

Washing and grooming are necessary for every pet’s health and well-being. Specialised pet grooming (including cat grooming and dog grooming) services are equipped to bathe your pet with minimal mess and fuss. Your pet groomer will wash and dry your pet’s coat, clip fur, trim nails, and administer any pest treatments in a single appointment. You’ll likely need to book pet grooming around once a month, ensuring you brush your pet’s fur to keep it clear of dirt between appointments.

Dog training

Getting help with dog training can be the quickest way to a house-trained and obedient pet. Dog training will help to improve your dog’s behaviours such as digging, jumping, and barking, while also giving them a chance to socialise with other dogs. Training can be done individually or as part of a group. Many new pet owners enrol their dogs into puppy preschool from as young as 8 weeks to encourage good behaviour early on.

Recent Pet Care tasks

Dog hair cut


Blacktown NSW 2148, Australia

28th Sep 2023

Haircut for my Dog. Dog breed -Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - Due date: Before Sunday, 1 October 2023

Cat Grooming


Liverpool NSW, Australia

28th Sep 2023

I need my ragdoll groomed, Looking for full lion cut - Due date: Flexible

Need a big water tank lid from my yard to the tip


Park Ridge QLD, Australia

28th Sep 2023

Got a water tank lid for my dog to swim in but I need to remove it - Due date: Before Friday, 1 September 2023 - Due date: Before Sunday, 24 September 2023 - Due date: Before Tuesday, 3 October 2023

I need a dog sitter in Kapunda for the 30th -3rd


Kapunda SA, Australia

28th Sep 2023

I have two dogs that I need a dog sitter for this weekend from Saturday night until Tuesday morning. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

A dog lover to take care of my Bichon Frise while I’m at work


Newcastle West NSW, Australia

28th Sep 2023

I have a 2 year Bichon Frise furchild named Frankie who I’ve raised since he was a puppy. I’ve been with him 24/7 but now need to start working full time. I’m looking for someone who maybe studies or works from home to work out of my home office in Newcastle West while I’m at work. Frankie is on a puppy day care waitlist but until I can get him in I’ll need someone Monday to Friday 8-5pm. If I can get him into day care I’ll probably only need 3 days a week home sitting. He pretty much sleeps from 9am till 4pm might but want a short walk for around 1/2pm. He loves people and like to be around me all day… sleeping mostly. - Due date: Flexible

Mobile cat grooming


Edmondson Park NSW 2174, Australia

28th Sep 2023

i have 2 Ragdoll cats , need foll hair grooming and usual bath, nail clipping, and such - Due date: Flexible

Pet Sitting


Kingston QLD 4114, Australia

28th Sep 2023

Hey! I'm looking for a kind person to look after our two dogs while we are in Japan from the 23rd November to the 2nd December. They will need to be fed once a day (kibble top up and raw feed) along with their water checked. They won't need walkies as my husky is 13 and partly blind so it's a bit risky these days and the Maremma won't leave without him. A bit about the dogs: Koda - husky 13 years old, he is a blind so he needs to stay in the yard /house as he is familiar with the layout. He is very sweet chatty boy. Avva - Maremma Sheep Dog - 5 years old. The breed is extremely protective so she can be a bit on the loud defensive side, but once you get to know her she is so sweet, loves a cuddle and is super affectionate. We'd probably need to introduce her to you a few times before we leave so she can get to know you. Any questions shoot me a message, we can talk about the price etc. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 24 November 2023

Babysit mini dachshund


Northcote VIC, Australia

28th Sep 2023

I need my mini dachshund babysat from this evening till Wednesday 4th October. Food provided No stairs or cats please Balcony must be enclosed Gets on well with other small dogs and is very affectionate. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 28 September 2023

Yard work


New Farm QLD, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Looking to have our yard tidied up from a boisterous puppy Pick up dog dropping and tidy some chewed items. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 27 September 2023

Did a great job, easy to communicate with

Last minute cleaner


Upper Mount Gravatt QLD, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

Looking for a last minute cleaner to come this afternoon from around 3-5pm. Just basic household cleaning required. Hoping they could also feed my dog before they leave. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, September 23, 2023

They did such an amazing job of cleaning my home. Went above and beyond what was asked. Will definitely book them again :)

Cat sitter to quote


Malvern East VIC, Australia

18th Sep 2023

I need a cat sitter to feed my cat twice a day this coming weekend, preferably someone who lives in Malvern east or close that can do it at an affordable cost, she will be at my new place with the amount of food dry and wet, the water to be replaced if this could be done morning and afternoon both Saturday and Sunday - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Complete pro! Worth it completely my kitten was spoilt in the best way! Thanks Prue so much

Pet Sitting (8am - 5:30pm)


Burwood NSW, Australia

16th Sep 2023

I recently got a new puppy and as she is only over two months old, I don't want to leave her at home alone when I go to work. I work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday so I need to leave her with someone while I'm at work. (Therefore, I need someone to sit her on 25, 26 and 27 September.) This can be at my place or yours as you prefer but I can only drop her off and pick her up around Burwood and Strathfield area if you prefer to dog sit at your place. You will need to be at my place near Burwood station at 8am and I will be back home around 5:30pm. If you prefer to sit at your place, I will be able to drop her off around 8am and pick her up around 5:30pm. As she is very young, she will probably need you or someone to be around most of the time. Also, she is not fully house trained yet as she's still too young so she might make accidents in your home. I will provide pee pads and everything she needs but you might still have to clean up after her a few times. (Price is negotiable) - Due date: Needs to be done on 25, 26 And 27 September

Michely is always on time for pet sitting my dogs and my dogs love her too ☺️

Pet sitting/ dog sitter


Cairns QLD, Australia

16th Sep 2023

We are holidaying and decided to snorkel the great barrier reef so need someone to look after my 17month old French bulldog you would pay me to look after her she is that good need 630am till 530pm tomorrow - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 17 September 2023

Ange was the 1st person to make an offer was professional had read the task properly was very accommodating and when I collected my gir you could see she had been given great attention, will use Ange for other tasks

Clean balcony


Rhodes NSW, Australia

15th Sep 2023

clean balcony: had to leave puppy on balcony and she went to the toilet and walked over it - Due date: Flexible

Cleaned my balcony after my dog went to the toilet and made a mess - cleaned efficiently and has a positive attitude

Catch a cat inside a house


Kenmore QLD, Australia

15th Sep 2023

Catch buddy the cat and claim your reward. He is a 3 year old male tubby which needs to be removed from inside the house. He is an indoor cat and not well socialised and is super anxious about getting into his cage to be relocated to his new property. You will need to have some experience and gear to capture. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 15 September 2023

Highly recommend his services.

URGENT need someone to look after 2 small dogs


Munno Para SA 5115, Australia

13th Sep 2023

Someone to look after 2 small loveing dogs for 4 days. URGENTLY PLEASE HELP someone who loves dogs/pet. FOOD, TREAT, BED, everything is provided. potty trained. very quite dogs, love other kids, and animals around them, they don't bite, just need to take them for a walk every day that's all. munno para (Adelaide) or surrounding suburbs - Due date: today or tomorrow pick up,next week Tuesday to be dropped off.

Thank you for looking after the puppies. good job.

Fish pong cleaning


Wheelers Hill VIC, Australia

9th Sep 2023

We have an outdoor fish pond that we need cleaned. The pond is round. Apx 150cm wide, 60cm deep. It has less then 10 fish which need to be taken care off. Ideally if we can leave the fish in the pond. - Due date: Flexible

Did a great job cleaning out fish pond. Took great care of the fish and plants

Groom my dog


Waverton NSW 2060, Australia

8th Sep 2023

I’m looking for a professional groomer for my 5 years old little silky terrier, who can come to our home, his groomer has retired and spring Weather os on the way, my little one will get too hot ! - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 16 September 2023

Gemma Thank you so much for coming over and help me with Woody,s groom. You are so kind and I much appreciate your job

Animal cage assembly


Belmont NSW, Australia

7th Sep 2023

After someone who can assemble this animal cage. Flexible with time and day- just need it done this week. - Due date: Flexible

Amazing work!!! Great communication, and amazing quality work!

Fresh Water Aquarium Maintenance


The Ponds NSW, Australia

5th Sep 2023

Change aquarium water (30%) and clean filters, glass once a every 3 weeks. Not more than one hour job. Tank capacity 250 litres - Due date: Flexible

Very professional and efficient. Do her work very professionally.