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Mitch D

Glebe Point NSW

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"Mitch is a great guy and his service was excellent!"

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Chun sing C

Dutton Park QLD

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"Two men for the price of one"

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Korey M

Williams Landing VIC

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"Solid reliable bloke got the job done quick and easily. Highly recommend him for any task."

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Tabatha K

Tarneit VIC

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"Did a great job, Rocked up on time and was easy to work with Will happily employ Tabatha again!"

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Michael B

Ivanhoe VIC

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"Omg I can not recommend these guy enough. They were amazing and nothing was to much trouble."

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Rod W

Dawes Point NSW

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"Rod was Amazing help! Very nice guy and very easy going which made the job in hand enjoyable 😊"

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Jeff E

Surfers Paradise QLD

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"Jeff was fantastic, very communicative and friendly. Delivered on time as requested. Very happy, thankyou"

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Rachel B

Perth WA

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"Rachel worked very well.i am happy with the garden"

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Recent Pet Sitting reviews

"She has been a great and caring pet sitter. My pets are well taken care of when i was away. Really appreciate what she has done. I will definitely love to have her to look after my pets next time. "

Pet sitting

$60

"Reliable & friendly guy. Thanks for being so flexible and for being a wonderful cat minder. My cat is looking happy and healthy."

Cat sitting a burmese beauty

$200

"Great to have you taking care of my pets when i am away. Very loving and caring towards the pets. Thank you very much ! :)"

Pet boarding or pet sitting over easter

$60

"Jules was a fantastic dog-sitter for our little fur baby. She was very caring and is quite obviously passionate about dogs and their well-being. Jules made our dog feel at ease as soon as they met, and he was comfortable staying with her all night. She was on-time and really easy to coordinate details with. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Jules or to use her services again. "

Must love dogs! Dog sitter needed

$50

"I am so happy and grateful for Maria's care of my two beloved cats for 9 days over the Christmas and New Years holiday. Maria set herself from others who bid on my task by wanting to meet my pets prior to assigning the task. Maria asked careful questions about their care and how to handle any situation that might arise. While away she kept me updated on them and shared photos which eased my mind about their well being. I HIGHLY and unreservedly recommend Maria to anyone who wants a task completed with care and diligence, and if you are entrusting her with precious pets, people or tasks be at ease with Maria on the case. "

Cat Sitting in Glebe 9 visits over 9 days

$100

"Punctual, reliable and a pleasure to do business with. 100% recommend"

Need a dog sitter

$20

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Why find a local pet sitter through Airtasker?

Looking for a professional pet sitter? Whether you’re a pet owner planning a holiday or you work long hours, you’ll soon need to find a pet sitter near you to take care of your furry, scaly, and feathered friends. Your pet sitter can pop around to your home on a casual basis to feed and exercise animals. Or you can hire a pet sitter to look after your pets long-term while you travel. Professional pet sitting is a great way to ensure your pets can stay in their usual home environment and you don’t have to pay expensive boarding kennel fees.

Finding a pet sitter is as simple as posting your task on Airtasker. You’ll hear from top-rated local pet sitters who will love your animals just as much as you do.

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Top Pet Sitting related questions

What are the benefits of a long-term pet sitter over a boarding kennel?

Boarding kennels can be expensive for you and frightening for your pet. A pet sitter who comes to your home will ensure your pet can stay comfortable in their usual environment and you might even save on fees. Plus, a long-term pet sitter may also be available to help with house sitting while you’re away for long periods of time.

Should I get in-home pet sitting and house sitting, or drop my pet off?

It depends on the arrangement offered by your pet sitter and what you and your pet feel more comfortable with. You might meet with your pet sitter before you commit to help you decide what option will work best for everyone.

Do you have to have a license to be a pet sitter?

No. Pet sitters don’t need a license in Australia, or any specific qualifications.

How do I find a good pet sitter?

The best place to find pet sitter is on Airtasker. A good pet sitter will have high ratings, glowing reviews, and evidence of working with happy pet owners in the past.

How much should I pay a pet sitter?

While the average cost of dog sitters is between $50 and $200 on Airtasker, the exact price will depend on your location, how often you need the service, the number and type of pets, and how much care is needed.

What does professional pet sitting include?

Pet sitters will give your pets the practical care they need, as well as love and attention they crave while you’re away. Professional pet sitters are experienced in looking after dogs, cats, birds, chickens, ducks, snakes, rats, mice, guinea pigs, fish, horses, cows, and many more animals. Some ways your pet sitter may help are:

Feeding your pet

Most pets need feeding once or twice a day, plus water checked, changed, and topped up. Your professional pet sitter will make sure your pet has fresh, clean water and that they’re fed on schedule with the right quantities and foods, as specified in your instructions. If your pet has special dietary requirements, you can let your pet sitter know so they can accommodate them. 

Exercising your pet

While some pets get enough exercise from running around their enclosure or yard area, if you have a dog, they’ll probably need regular walks. Whether it’s three times a day or just a couple of times a week, your pet sitter can take your dog for a walk so they stay fit, happy, and healthy while you’re on holidays or working late in the office.

Cleaning up

Don’t come home from your holiday or a long day at work to a messy house, yard, or cage. Your pet sitter can take care of all kinds of pet messes so you don’t have to stress. They’ll pick up dog droppings and dispose of them in the bin, change kitty litter as needed, and replace the newspaper in the bottom of your bird or reptile enclosure. Plus, if you’re on an extended holiday, your pet sitter can help arrange pet grooming services like dog trimming and dog washing.

Catering to special requirements

Do you have a dog with diabetes or cat with cataracts? If your pet needs extra special attention, let your professional pet sitter know. Most pet sitters are experienced in pets with special needs, including daily injections, specific diets, giving oral medications, and more. They can even help arrange visits to the vet if your pet needs some extra care. 

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Cat sitter

$250

Travancore VIC, Australia

21st Jul 2019

Job is to look after our British short hair 6 months old male cat for 4 weeks. He is adorable. Starting on 19th August. You will have to keep him at your place. We can bring him to you. Closer to city preferably. Quick inspection of the place might be required prior. Will provide food & litter. Looking for someone very loving & caring. Thanks.

I need pet sitting services

$350

Northmead NSW 2152, Australia

21st Jul 2019

I'm looking for someone in Sydney to look after my two dogs (pomeranian x Japanese spitz and Jack Russell) one boy and one girl. They are well behaved though our boy dog does not like other dogs when he's on a lead, off the lead he is fine. We will be away from the 27th until the 5th of August as we are heading to off to get married. We currently seeking someone to take care of our dogs in their home from the 26th july until the 5th of August.

Dog sitter - 10 days

$160

Heidelberg VIC, Australia

20th Jul 2019

Looking for a dog sitter for 10 days, for Kenzo the Cavoodle. Kenzo is an indoor dog and has been socialised with other dogs. Food provided 24 July - 4 August - At your own home. I live in Heidelberg, looking for someone within 20 minutes, that I can drop him off to.

Dog sitting tonight - Caulfield North area

$40

Caulfield North VIC, Australia

12th Jul 2019

Need someone to look after our little puppy tonight (Friday evening) - pick him up from Caulfield North between 615pm to 645pm latest and drop him back about 11pm. He is a gorgeous little toy cavoodle named Charlie, who is 9 months old, house trained and a very friendly and sociable little bundle of joy. Charlie is playful and loving, need someone to keep a watchful eye on him while we are out for dinner as he doesn’t like being alone. You can either pick him up and collect him (ideally) or stay and watch him at our home (clearly state in your offer). You’ll have a blast as he’s a beautiful puppy and has just been groomed today. Please confirm your availability/ times and experience in your offer.

Thank you so much Ellis. Highly recommend and thanks for taking great care of Charlie, being flexible and for your impeccable communication.

Pet sitter needed Friday!

$30

Paddington QLD, Australia

30th Jun 2019

Hi! I am in need of somebody to look after my one year old puppy for the day. The hours will be 9-5. He gets very anxious when left home alone and loves having company! I am hoping to find a sitter who also owns a dog so he can have a little friend for the day! I am located in Paddington so would love if you were relatively close to me! Thanks

Great job!

Pet sit our Golden Retriever

$20

Southport QLD, Australia

23rd Jun 2019

I need someone who can pet sit our 3 yr old Golden for 24 hours. Bailey is a super friendly dog and she loves other pets and children. Desexed, Vaccinated and flea & tick free female. Preferred location north Gold Coast, coomera, pimpama, etc. I stay in Shailer Park but will be driving up to gold coast so anywhere in between is preferred.

Very friendly and dedicated!

Cat Sitting for Kitten 4 July -14 July

$130

Princes Hill VIC, Australia

19th Jun 2019

Need cat sitting for our 6 month old rescue kitten Rusty. He's fully vaccinated/desexed/chipped. Likes food and sleeping and playing. Dates July 4 to July 14

Felicity was a fantastic cat sitter. She sent regular updates and pictures while we were traveling and Rusty had a great time

Dog sitting

$150

Malvern VIC, Australia

21st Jul 2019

Malvern dog sitting One kelpie 2 hours I just updated the add cause a boy came and did the job thanks Laith

Pet sitting

$25

Canterbury NSW, Australia

20th Jul 2019

I am looking for someone who loves dogs. I have a german shepherd puppy, 3 months. Who needs to walke during 1 hour at day and play catch the ball in the park near to us during 30 minutes. 3 days during the week.

Cat sitter

$250

Sydney NSW, Australia

16th Jul 2019

Hello, I’m looking for a cat sitter for my 2 cats of 1 year old. Dates: 19/7 to 26/7

Mirko is amazing cat sitter. We can always rely on him when we are away. Our cats loved staying with his family. Highly recommended

Dog Sitting

$150

Brisbane QLD, Australia

3rd Jul 2019

Unfortunately our planned dog sitter can no longer help us out so we are looking for a dog sitter. Rufus is a 4.5yo Rottweiler, he’s a big softie. Looking for someone with a fenced yard. We want to do a trial week and if all goes well, we are looking to extend it while we are away. All food will be provided

Kasper was great looking after my dog Rufus, they got along so well we decided to extend his stay with Kasper. Would highly recommend.

Need a cat sitter to take my cat to their house

$150

Kings Langley NSW, Australia

26th Jun 2019

Hi my mum is coming to stay for a few days and is allergic to cats so I need someone to look after mine for 5 nights so this Friday until next Tuesday I’ll provide all of her food etc. must be an only cat as she hates other cats. She’s ok with cat friendly dogs.

Absolutely amazing care for my kitty cat she had the best holiday a cat could ask for! Mireille even went to get extra pouches and let her stay on for extra time! Regular updates and daily pictures and lots of love! Will def be using her services again! Couldn’t recommend more!

DOG SITTER

$70

Hillsdale, New South Wales, Australia

20th Jun 2019

Mind my old dog over the weekend. You can either mind him at my place (Hillsdale) or I can bring him to you (within 5km on public transport from Hillsdale). Not a puppy so only needs 'wee' walks and will probably sleep most of the day/night. Just needs someone with him as gets anxious alone. He is mostly blind and deaf. FRIDAY - 16:00 - 22:45 (depending on location and public transport) SATURDAY - 08:00 - 20:00 (depending on location and public transport) SUNDAY – 06:45 – 22:00 (depending on location and public transport) I will provide all food and even a pram if you want to take him for walks and he gets tired. If viable / reliable looking for weekly doggy day-care to suit work hours.

Manuela was a pleasure to work with. She was flexible and adaptable, communicated quickly and looked after my dog with tender care.

Pet sitting for 2 dogs from 8-20 August GC

$250

Burleigh Waters QLD 4220, Australia

22nd Jul 2019

I'm looking for someone to care for my two small dogs (pekingese + pug) from 8-20 August. They don't need to be walked, just fed and kept company. Will pay extra if you can pick up and drop off to Burleigh Waters. Thank you!

Cat sitting

$60

Thornbury VIC, Australia

21st Jul 2019

My girlfriend and I are going interstate for a few days, and require someone to come to our house on Thursday 25th, Friday 26th and Saturday 27th to feed our cat and give him a scratch.

Pet sitter

$10

Kirrawee NSW, Australia

20th Jul 2019

I need someone to look in on, feed and walk my two small dogs, and feed my cat, daily, over approximately 10 weeks. The exact dates are not confirmed and I need someone who can be flexible.

Dog sitting today - Caulfield North area

$40

Caulfield North VIC, Australia

15th Jul 2019

Need someone to look after our little puppy today (Tuesday) - pick him up from Caulfield North between 9am to 10am latest and drop him back between 4-530pm. He is a gorgeous little toy cavoodle named Charlie, who is 9 months old, house trained and a very friendly and sociable little bundle of joy. Charlie is playful and loving, need someone to keep a watchful eye on him while I’m in work meetings as he doesn’t like being alone. You can either pick him up and collect him (ideally) or if local I may be able to drop him off (please clearly state in your offer). You’ll have a blast as he’s a beautiful puppy, is freshly groomed, non shedding and just loves to know a human is around so he is safe. Please confirm your availability/ times and experience in your offer.

Thanks for lolling after Charlie, he’s totally exhausted and I’m sure he will sleep like a baby.

URGENT dog sitter- Hillsdale

$25

Hillsdale, New South Wales, Australia

1st Jul 2019

Have just had sitter cancel and have to get to work. Prefer pick up from my place or drop off along Bunnerong Rd or Anzac pde area towards city.

Fantastic! Flexible and understanding. Clear communication and pleasure to deal with. Sent regular pics of doggo throughout day.

I need pet sitting

$120

Stanmore NSW, Australia

25th Jun 2019

I need my cat fed twice a day for 6 days from 15.7 to 20.7. Also the litter changed twice over that time. And give him a pat and tell him he's a good boy.

Jade was fantastic! My cat was well looked after. Would definitely recommend.

Dog Sitter

$60

Sydney, Coogee, New South Wales, Australia

19th Jun 2019

We need a dog sitter from 2pm - 7pm Friday for a very friendly Cavalier King Charles 7 month old. Bentley will need an hour walk within this time.

Gabriella took excellent care of our puppy. She gave me regular updates and was very caring. I highly recommend her!

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