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El Cerrito In-Home Dog Sitters

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Hoppy Tails Animal Care
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gloria S.
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Tiffany was an excellent and trustworthy sitter. Our young cat (under 1 year) did not lack for attention. She kept us apprised of how he was, including texting photos and reported on his comfort and behavior. We would highly recommend her. We will be engaging her again soon. Our kitty clearly felt good around her. Teis and Gloria

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Shelley - Here to Help!
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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Faraaz S.
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Shelley and her family did an amazing job caring for my car sushi while I was away traveling. She is a very nice and kind person that just loves animals. Shelley would send us daily status updates on how sushi was doing along with super cute photos. She's exactly what we needed in a cat sitter and we will be hiring her again when we travel. I highly recommend her.

Alameda Mobile Animal Care
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
David T.
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Extremely positive. Great communication, great work, solid value and a tremendous amount of obvious love and care for my puppy dog.

Erika's pet care
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Heidi L.
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Erika takes excellent care of my cats. She always sends pictures or videos and status updates when she is watching them. They seem happier and calmer when I get home than they have when I used other cat sitters. She follows care instructions well, is very easy to schedule with and her rates are competitive. She's clearly an animal lover!

  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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I was extremely satisfied with the care my dog received in our absence. Ryan kept me infotmed via text of his visits and how our Layla was doing. I would drfinitely recommend his services. I have never felt comfortable having a pet sitter in my home snd this was a first time. So happy cannot imagine kenneling her when Ryan is availabe and competent.

*Sparkle* Cat Sitting
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
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My first encounter w/ Mike was in late 2015 when vetting pet-sitters to care for my elderly cat over the holidays. He was incredibly professional and it was a tough decision between he and one other candidate. Ultimately at that time I hired the other sitter. BIG MISTAKE. She went through my things and stole some items on the second time I hired her. After that incident I went directly to Mike due to the positive interactions I had w/ him the first time we communicated. He was thrilled to have the opportunity to take care of my Jasmine, so I hired to care for her while I was away for a short business trip. Mike was very professional, came over for a meet & greet, asked all the right questions, and ultimately took fantastic care of my girl. He definitely has a repeat customer in me, so I highly recommend him to anyone else looking for quality pet care.

Poppy's Mom
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela L.
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We needed a cat sitter on short notice. Susi promptly responded and came by to meet Bishop. She was kind and friendly and took very good care of our senior cat including sending email updates about her visits. We will not hesitate to hire Susi again.

Flora Davis
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Noki S.
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If you want someone to take care and love your cats the way you do, hire Flora. She has been our cat sitter for 7+ years and we take comfort knowing they are looked after with care and kindness.

Domestic Pets
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Becca R.
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Mary is our full time dog walker, she comes daily to our home during the week and also does overnight stays when we go away. Our dog Beau simply loves Mary (and we do too, of course). Beau literally jumps with excitement every time Mary comes over and practically licks her to death. Mary is dependable, caring beyond belief and knows all about Beau and his personality. She keeps us well informed about anything she notices with him gives us great advice if we are dealing with any "doggie issues". We are lucky beyond measure to have her in our lives and highly recommend her for regular dog walking or pet sitting.

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Benjamin C.
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I hightly recommend Tina to anyone looking for a loyal, caring, flexible and consistent dog sitter/walker/caregiver. Tina was my lifeline when it came to helping with my girls. Whether it was daily visits while I was at the office or extended home stays while I was traveling, I could always count on Tina! We were very sad to say goodbye when it was time to move back to Chicago.

It's all about the CAT 🐾
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen K.
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Jody was the best cat sitter I could ever have asked for! She came twice a day to feed my kitten and spent a lot of time playing with her everyday. Her price was the best for the quality of care she provided. I highly recommend her to everyone

Giddyup Pup
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Caitlin R.
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Genevieve walks our dog daily while we work and has even kept him overnight while we went out of town. She always stays in great communication. I love knowing our dog is out everyday with his friends especially when we have a long day away from home!

Lori's Loving Pet Care
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Luci F.
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. Lori is so good with animals. I definitely trust my dogs to her. Right now she walks them twice a week. She is dependable, honest andKk reliable. I would recommend her for dog sitting and dog walking

Pam's Pet Sitting
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Veronique S.
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Pam took excellent care of our 3 dogs: she walked, fed, brushed them and administered eye drops to one of them. She also demonstrated initiative in the house and kept in touch with me the whole time. I highly recommend her as a dog sitter and will definitely use her services again in the future. She is a trustworthy person, her prices are reasonable and I am glad I found her on Thumbtack!

Liz's House and Pet Sitting
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea F.
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Elizabeth is awesome! She has a natural way with animals. My dogs love her and she is very attentive and caring. It is comforting to know that I have someone trustworthy caring for my home and pets while I'm away.

Kimberly Krueger
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shelby S.
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Kimberly is meticulous in her cleaning process. Very professional, she comes in to my home, assesses the situation, confirms where her priority areas, and executes the job thoroughly. My dogs love her as well. She told me she has a mini zoo at home, so you can see her affinity for animals.

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Precious Fur
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer G.
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This was our first time using Precious Fur (or any pet sitting service) to watch our 2 kitties, and we were amazed beyond our expectations for how wonderful they were with them. We were out of town for just over a week, and towards the end of our vacation, one of our kitties had an unexpected medical emergency. Jessica noticed right away that he wasn't feeling very well and was able to get him into the pet hospital that same evening to be treated. She dispensed his pain killers and made sure he was hydrating, eating, and was comfortable for the last few days we were away. We came home to kitties who were extremely happy, even after the medical emergency and disruption in their usual routine. We will definitely be using Precious Fur again and would recommend Jessica and Craig to anyone looking for a pet sitter. The care and love they showed our babies was beyond what we were expecting. They treated them like their own little family, and it makes the anxiety of leaving them when we are out of town a bit easier.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Paige R.
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Maria takes care of my dog with the most amazing level of care. He waits by the door every day to hear her keys jangle as she walks up the stairs. He does playgroup with her 4 days a week and comes home happy and healthy every time. She is also a great dog sitter and takes my little guy whenever we need to leave town. She is the best!

Adam's Pet Care
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Denise L.
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Adam was amazing with our dog Ella, both when he house sat for us and when he walks her from time to time. When Adam comes to the door Ella immediately is over the moon excited and knows exactly where to go and sit after she is done saying hello.... yes you got it, next to his car so she can go for a ride and a hike. Adam also surprised me when I got home by having the sheets from the bed he slept in while he was house sitting all washed, folded and sitting on the end of the bed. What a delight not to need to clean up after a house sitter. I give Adam "4 Paws Up"

  • 34 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Deanne P.
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My dogs LOVE Vanessa and that is the most important thing! She gives them lots of personal attention and I know they are in good hands when she is with them. Vanessa is always professional and punctual and her rates are very reasonable. Excellent pet sitter!

Rebecca (Equal Affection)
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Mimi J.
    Verified review

    Jared is a very easygoing, responsible and caring person. We feel very safe to leave our baby Munchkin with him. Our dog isn't so friendly but Jared's charm and kindness gave Munchkin and us comfort and a warm touch. Jared is our go to dog sitter! -Al, Mimi & Munchkin <3

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How much does it cost to hire a house sitter?

    House-sitting can be a lifesaver when you’re leaving town for any length of time. Whether you work remotely, you’re taking a much-needed vacation, or you just want to road-trip for a few days, it’s wise to have a pro keep an eye on your house and pets while you’re gone. Your home is more likely to stay safe and you won’t have to wrangle the kitty into a kennel to travel with you. The national average pet-sitting price ranges between $20 and $30. Pet-sitting and house-sitting costs will vary based on where you live in the country and regional labor rates. Another factor in cost is how long you want the house-sitter to stay. Some people prefer to have the house-sitter stay the night at their house, perhaps to care for an elderly pet or simply to keep a watchful eye on the home at all times. Overnight stays will cost more, ranging anywhere from $50 to $100, depending on services provided. For day visits, house-sitting and pet-sitting prices will increase incrementally the longer the visit and the more service you want performed. For example, a quick 10-minute visit to feed and walk the pet and bring in the mail could be $12.50, a 25-minute visit could be $18, a 40-minute visit $25, and a 50-minute visit $32. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

    How much should you pay for a pet sitter?

    Pet sitting provides your precious pet with in-home care. A pet-sitter can make a brief visit during the day to provide snacks, playtime or affection, or stay at your house for one or more nights to tend to your pet. Prices for pet-sitting will vary based on length of the visit. Nationally, pet sitting prices range from $20 to $30, although prices run higher for your sitter to stay the night. Prices will also be affected by where you live in the country. Here are some examples of average pet-sitting prices based on length of time and region:

    • 30-minute visit: $17 in a small Texas town.
    • 30-minute visit: $25 in Southern California.
      • 45-minute visit: $28.
      • 60-minute visit: $32.
    • Overnight stay (10 hours): $50 in Texas.
    • Overnight stay (10 hours): $85 in Southern California.
      • 12 hours: $100.
      • 24 hours: $200. This is a good option for a sick, elderly or brand-new pet that needs constant supervision.
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