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"Nice guy but lacks attention to detail. Cleaned around everything but left dust beneath rugs and objects on floor. Left few surfaces dusty."

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Abdessamad G

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"Very polite. Good job, clean, tidy. Exactly what I needed!"

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"Tom was a delight - careful, funny, got the job done in good time. An absolute pleasure - wouldn't think twice about hiring again. He has a good energ..."

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South Kensington England

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"Denisa was diligent, hard working with good attention to details. Would hire again."

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"Reliable and thoughtful chap, comes recommended."

Cat sitting

£120

"Amazing , back on time too :) "

Dog sitter

£20

"So professional! Super clear to confirm, great confirmation, flexible and responsive! Great Van too"

Cat Sitter - SE13

£100

"Went the extra mile"

Pet sitter

£60

What's the average cost of a Pet Sitter

£45 - £100

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£45

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£70

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£100

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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.

Do I need a specialist licence?

For certain types of tasks, you may need someone who has a specialist licence and also additional insurance. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

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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 grooming 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. 

Recent Pet Sitting tasks

Cat Sitting

£50

South Lambeth, Greater London, SW8

2nd Dec 2019

Looking for someone to come and stay at my house from 22 Dec to 27 Dec to look after my two cats while away. Old but very healthy indoor cats. Couples welcome. Lovely cosy house. £50/ day.

Dog Sitting

£200

South Kensington, Greater London, SW7

14th Jun 2019

I need a loving person with good references to watch my three toy sized and very snuggly older papillons from Friday pm until Monday pm. They don’t require much walking, but they do require a lot of snuggling and love. They’re wonderful little dogs and very cuddly. I have a 120M2 apartment with all mod cons 2 mins from the Kings Road. I ask that you are very responsible and have a lot of love for animals. They’re my little children.

Dog sitting

£25

Frimley, Surrey

2nd Oct 2018

Look after my 9 month old border terrier Doris from Wednesday 3rd October at 3pm until Thursday 4th October at 9am. Need someone I can trust as she is little baby and she has never been away with strangers.

Pet Sitter

£40

Headingley, West Yorkshire

29th Aug 2018

I need you to look after my fish for a day while i'm away. They'll need feeding and the tank will need cleaning.

Great help and really friendly! Would definitely work with Cameron again

Cat sitter - hornsey

£100

Hornsey, Greater London, N8

30th Jul 2018

Require a cat sitter in Hornsey for August - required to take our cat (will need car), pick her up, take cat and keep her in your place for August. We will provide some food, litter, tray and cat; you may need to get more food but i can build this into the price. This £100 is for 1 week just until I work out how these vouchers work!

Reliable Cat Sitter

£100

Sidcup, Greater London, DA15

10th Mar 2018

Look after 3 Persian cats in my home while I'm on holiday

Dog sitter

£35

Wentworth, Surrey

13th Nov 2019

Hi, I was looking for someone to look after our dog this weekend.

I need pet sitting

£20

Forest Gate, Greater London, E7

12th Apr 2019

dog sitting. near the stratford area, london

Cat sitting

£40

Stamford Hill, Greater London

18th Sep 2018

hey, my name is Zara chambers. I have animal care level 3 and I will love to work looking after peoples cats/kitten to gain experience. I enjoy looking after cats as animals are my passion. I have 2 kittens of my own, I love and adore them. I love taking care of them i even take them to forest walk. i promise to feeding your cat on time play with cat and give your cat the love and attention that it deserve. I want to do cat sitting as I want to learn more about cats that are not mine and gain more experience and it would just be lovely to make a new fluffy friend. Thanks, zara

Pet sitter

£60

Clapham, Greater London, SW4

23rd Aug 2018

Visit twice daily from Sat to Monday, check on and bring in cat

Went the extra mile

Cat Sitter - SE13

£100

Ladywell, Greater London, SE13

27th Apr 2018

Hi, Our cat is friendly and cute, black-white paws. We rescued her as a stray kitten in the hood. We need someone to take our cat (will be staying at your place) for the long weekend from 2/3 May - 8/9 May. We will provide all cat materials and food, bowls, toys, carrier, litter tray etc. If you can take care of her, feed her, and change her litter. Any additional costs of food or litter if we didn't provide enough of course we will cover. Bonus £40 if you can come to pick her up (ie if you have a car or live near by). she is lovely, loves to sleep on the couch and stare out the window, and pretty chilled attitude to life. Thank You

So professional! Super clear to confirm, great confirmation, flexible and responsive! Great Van too

Dog sitter

£20

Stoke Newington, Greater London, N16

12th Mar 2020

Few hours only. Chihuahua. 4 yrs old. Male. Named Zappa .Does not bite.

Cat sitter

£30

Wanstead, Greater London

20th Jun 2019

Hi I need a cat sitter for my 7 month old cat - to come in twice a day and spend about an hour each. Change food bowls clean litter tray replace water and feed her. Switch light on. I am away for 3 days. 27th June to 29th June inclusive - note the price is for the whole task

Dog sitter

£40

Greenhill, Greater London

22nd Mar 2019

Hi I work full time I have a lovely jack Russel who just need letting I'm the garden and a play for 30 mins a day I will be working shift work one week late one week earlys need some on reliable as this is a ongoing job offer

Cat sitting

£88

New Malden, Greater London, KT3

14th Sep 2018

I can take care of your kittens while you away at your home.

Cat sitting

£120

Clapham, Greater London, SW4

6th Aug 2018

Hi, I need someone to pop in to see the cat whilst I am away for a few days this week and next. It would be Thursday to Tuesday this week. Spending around a half hour with him or so.

Reliable and thoughtful chap, comes recommended.

Dog sit my puppy TOMORROW

£50

Brixton, Greater London, SW9

15th Mar 2018

Hi there, my girlfriend and I are looking for someone who will dog sit our puppy tomorrow. Come round tomorrow at 9AM and meet my lovely 4 month old puppy. He just needs some company/playtime and to be taken outside every 2 hours into ur garden to go to the toilet. You can just chill in our flat and keep him company - he's very well behaved! Task is 9am-1pm.

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