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Lakeside Pet Sitters

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Hoppy Tails Animal Care
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie V.
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We met Tiffany through our local Veterinary Hospital and she came highly recommend from our attending Vet for pet sitting. We have a senior cat with lots of needs who is best left in her own setting when we leave. Tiffany is extremely diligent and trustworthy in giving the best care including medications and multiple visits daily for food and meds. Her text messages keep us informed and relieved our kitty is in the best of care while we are away. She goes above and beyond great service taking her responsibility very seriously and is always professional. Her love of animals shows in her work.

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Shelley - Here to Help!
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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I hired Shelley for cat sitting. It was on short notice, but she was very quick to respond and meet up to go over instructions. I was gone for almost a week, but Shelley was great with providing video and picture updates. When we got back home, was just as we left it and my cat barely even noticed we left :) Overall, my experience was great. I can't recommend Shelley enough, she was fantastic!

Marina's Pet Service
4.8
from 35 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Sai K.
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Marina did a wonderful job watching our dogs while we were on vacation. Leading up to our trip, she reassured us that she would send lots of pictures and videos, and did she deliver! When we returned, the dogs were happy and well cared for. I would highly recommend Marina for pet sitting. She understands that your pets are family members too, and she treats them like they were her own family.

Your Critter Companions
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
PERRIE H.
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I found this service extremely easy to use. From set up to the actual pet sitting, everyone we dealt with was really nice and helpful. Our sitter did a great job and was reliable. I would definitely use this service again.

Dirty Paws
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Carol S.
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Kevin impressed us with his willingness to work around our schedules and to patiently manage our young rescue dog. Our dog reacted to him better than others we interviewed so, in a sense, she chose Kevin. His rates are very competitive too. We hope this is the beginning of a long and successful relationship!

Erika's pet care
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Kara P.
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Erika is an EXCELLENT pet sitter!! She is extremely responsive, responsible, thoughtful and caring. Erika impressed us immediately at our first meeting- she was thorough in learning about what our cats' wants and needs, personalities and proclivities. For each visit, Erika sends us short videos of our cats; which gives us peace of mind. She is very quick to respond to our requests, even if its short notice. Erika even arranged for a reliable, vetted sub when she was out of town, and we needed cat sitting. We feel very fortunate to have found Erika to take care of our beloved kitties. We highly recommend her!!!

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4 Paws Concierge
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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NICOLE M.
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Krystal is absolutely amazing. I knew she as a great fit right from our initial communication and confirmed during our first meeting and subsequent visits. She has a true love for animals and it show in her work. I'll definitely be contacting Krystal again for future pet sitting needs.

Wiggling Tails LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Janet L.
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Martha was very professional and thorough before she agreed to care for my pets. We met twice so that she and Denise could meet my entire family of 5 cats and 2 dogs. I'm sure that my pet family was happy to have someone there overnight while I was out of town. I got almost daily updates on my pets which were greatly appreciated. I feel confident that they received very good care in my absence and would highly recommend Wiggling Tails Pet Sitting Service

Chelsea DeLong
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly P.
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My house and pets are in good shape and happy when we come home from vacation. Chelsea has pet sat for us for over 6 years... wouldn't use anyone else.

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Charles G.
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Christina was great with our two kittens and sent adorable photos of them to us after each visit. I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a pet sitter.

City Tails SF
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria G.
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I've used Gail for pet sitting for my 2 cats several times. She is very sweet and my kitties love her! She is very caring and professional - I highly recommend her!

Pam's Pet Sitting
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Reid B.
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I tried Pam for the first time and she was great! She took care of my elderly cat while I left for a week long vacation. She gave me regular updates when she visited so I didn't have to worry about my furry friend one bit.

Walkin' Waggums Pet Sitting
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jason J.
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Overall, she did a great job! I appreciated her initial consult and how thorough she was and how she included her BG check. And then when it came to the actual pet sitting I loved the videos she sent — really put my mind at ease.

Silver Lining Pet Services
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Kim P.
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Sue is very knowledgeable and her training methods make sense and can create a training schedule that suits you and your pet. My partner and I are/were very appreciative of her service.

Napa Pet Care
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sally S.
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My cat precious just moved to Napa. She had the same pet sitter for 5 years. Napa Pet Care did a great job in winning her over and they did a great job with her. I plan to use them when ever I leave town. Great job..

Gina's Comfy Critters
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Phil A.
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Gina has taken care of our two challenging rescue dogs many times over the past few years. Both of our dogs get lots of attention and she keeps us updated with pictures. Gina is always extremely pleasant and very professional. We plan to use Gina again and would highly recommend her pet sitting services. - Phil & Nancy

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"

AD the pet sitter
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Aaron W.
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Adriana is a very efficient and professional pet sitter, I was very happy with her care of my pet. I would definitely recommend her to other pet owners in the future, through your service! :)

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mary L.
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Melissa is the only person I trust with my pet sitting needs. She is professional yet caring and compassionate. She has been able to be flexible and works around my crazy travel schedule without a complaint. The best part is that my dog loves when Melissa is walking him or pet sitting.... it's like having his favorite aunt coming to visit him!

Anne’s Pet Care
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Jackie W.
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Anne is fabulous. She is dependable and super flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend Anne for all your pet sitting needs. Our fur baby LOVES Anne. She is always so happy to see her which makes us feel great. Anne has also taken care of her when we were away. It gives us such a peace of mind knowing our girl is so well taken cared of. Anne is great. She is loving, sweet and loves the animals that are in her care. She is our go to person and we love having her take care of our precious girl. You will not go wrong with Anne.

Pritty Pawz Pet Sitting
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Celeste T.
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I will always use Melinda! Her work is amazing!

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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