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Find local pet caregivers
you can trust:

Dog walkers

Pet sitters



Personalized care for
your pet

Find experienced pet sitters in your neighborhood who are:

Skilled in housebreaking and training

Available for drop-in or extended stays

Just as passionate about your pet as you are!

Have background checks

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“Within 24 hours after posting a job, parents usually get an average of 17 replies. No one in America ever has the excuse of ‘I can’t find a babysitter’ again.” — Today Show
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Need someone to keep an eye on your best furry or feathered friend? No problem! Sittercity can connect you with local pet sitters who can help you manage your menagerie. Whether you need a dog walker, groomer, trainer or other special care for your pet, you’ll find the right pet sitter right here. You’ll find pet sitters who are available for quick drop-ins or longer stays, depending on how long you’ll be away from your pet. You’ll be able to find pet sitters who are experienced with housebreaking and training animals as well, many of whom have background checks.

How much do pet sitters charge? The average hourly rate varies depending on where you live, but in most pet sitters get paid around the same rate as babysitters and nannies. Look up the average sitter rate for your state on Sittercity’s rate calculator.

Sometimes you can find a pet sitter through family and friends, but many pet owners need to go beyond their social circles. Sittercity is a great place to search for the best sitter for your pet or pets. We have thousands of pet sitters for you to choose from, and you can narrow your search based on the specific requirements your need. You can also post a job and let the pet sitters come to you.

One thing’s for sure: All of our pet sitters love animals just as much as you do!

We’ll help you find the care you need


Babysitters provide part-time care for your kids, are usually paid hourly, and work for several families.



Nannies provide full or part-time ongoing weekday care, usually for at least 20 hours a week.


Special Needs Care

These caregivers are experienced caring for those with specific disabilities or conditions.


Companion Care

Care companions assist seniors with everyday tasks and activities in their home.


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