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San Marcos House Sitters

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  • 8 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Cristian A.
Verified review

Lori came to our Babe we are home to care for our two boys. She is a wonderful cat caregiver. I recommend her for pet sitting any time. She will send pictures and photos of your pets every day. That is so thoughtful of her.

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Just Four Paws, Inc.
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julia S.
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After two visits, my typically shy kids are already sitting on Emily’s lap!!!! Very happy with Emily S — great with my furry kids, calm energy, very responsive, and love the photos and updates!! Nervous at first - but feeling thankful to know my kids are getting care during some very long work days!! Very profession and detailed organization. 🐾❤️🙏🌟

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  • 7 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephen N.
Verified review

No one could ask for a better person to watch their home and dog while on vacation. Juliet is just awesome. Our dog was very comfortable with her and had a wonderful time while we were gone. We had used different house/dog sitters the previous two years and Juliet was a vast improvement over both of them. We came home to a happy dog plus a house that actually had a few decorating improvements added to it. Juliet will now be our house/dog sitter every time we travel. A perfect 10!!!

Heather's Pet Sitting & More
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
Verified review

Heather stayed at our house for a week to watch our two dogs and the fish. She did everything that I asked of her and more. I returned to two dogs who were happy and well taken care of. When I was away, the pest control people came to take care of our ant problem and asked that we water granules that they left in our front bushes. Heather took care of that for us without even being asked to do so. Heather went above and beyond to do a great job. I would definitely recommend her.

Paws In Good Care
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia M.
Verified review

We have used Stephanie with Paws In Good Care for a weekly walk for our pups and daily services when we are out of town. Stephanie always sends a text message to let me know she's been to our house. We are confident Stephanie is taking good care of our pups and highly recommend her services.

Mandy Reynoso
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Amandine D.
Verified review

Mandy looked after our 2 cats while we went to visit family for 5 days and she was AWESOME! First of all she was very punctual, and super easy to communicate with which made it easy to make the last minute arragements. Second, yet most important, she was GREAT with the cats! One of our cats is very attached and would get really worried and depressed when we would leave, and the other one is very shy and usually hides around strangers, but not this time! They were both happy as can be!! She later described a few things about the cats that she wouldn't have known unless she was spending quality time with them and that I know our cats wouldn't do unless they were comfortable and trusting of her. Mandy just has a very easy going, calming and kind personality that really put both the cats and myself at ease. She also managed to send us regular updates, even though it was nearly impossible to reach us where we were. She sent some photos as well, and I could just tell the cats were 100% content. It was so great not having to worry! We will definitely be calling her again since now I can actually look forward to our next trips rather than dreading having to leave my favorite fuzz balls with someone. Oh, and on top of all that she kept the house super tidy and clean(I think even better than when we left). So without a doubt, I would recommend Mandy to anyone and everyone who is looking for a pet sitter they can trust. Thanks again Mandy!!!

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Laurie is so wonderful with my horse! My horse loved her and I felt at peace knowing my girl was so well looked after. I would recommend Laurie to anyone for pet sitting.

Brilliant Cleaning
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Gina A.
Verified review

Francis responded within 10 minutes of my request, we set a date and time online via chat, and then she arrived right on time. She spent 5 hours at my house (I asked for a deep clean) and it looks great. Shower doors are like new! I definitely recommend Brilliant Clean!

Trina’s Pet Sitting
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Angela M.
Verified review

I’m so glad I have found Trina to be my pet sitter. She is very reliable, trustworthy, and professional. I am a nurse and work 12 hour shifts 3 days a week so Trina comes to my house to take my little chihuahua potty, feed her, and keep her company. I know my little fur baby is in good hands while I am away and best of all, I know that I can trust Trina in my home. Not to mention her rates are amazing, especially when I leave on vacation! I always book her to spend the night at my house to pet sit and house sit! So awesome! I would recommend Trina to anyone. You won’t be disappointed!

AMYLOVESDOGS.COM
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Cheryl N.
Verified review

“ Amy has been dog sitting and housesitting for us almost two years, and she does a wonderful job. Our dog Bristol, 15 years old, requires special care. He is a mixed breed with a very shaggy coat that needs a lot of brushing, and he can’t see or hear very well. Amy gives him the special attention and slow walks he needs. Our other dog, Lola, is a Boston Terrier, full of energy but with dietary restrictions. She loves to play tug of war with Amy. Both of them are always very happy to see Amy. The texts and photos of our dogs while we are away help us keep in touch. And when we return from our trips, the house seems cleaner than when we left! No one will be disappointed with Amy’s professional services. — Cheryl N

Happy Paws Pet Services
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Susan H.
Verified review

Nelda is amazing! She walks in the door and immediately sits on the floor with the dogs. They adore her! So do we! We are so in love with our dogs, and feel completely comfortable with leaving Nelda in charge. In fact, they get such great care with all the cuddles and walks, they hate to see her go. Nelda is trustworthy, loving, and responsible!

  • 23 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl W.
Verified review

Valerie at Best Friends Pet & House Sitting Service did a great job walking and taking care of my doggies. My doggies loved her. I will definitely be hiring her again and would recommend her to my friends.

Fenway's Runway
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Morgan C.
Verified review

Care is an awesome pick for pet sitting! She gives great attention and care to your little furry ones. At a great convenient prices, I wouldn't choose anyone else.

Crowncierge
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sharrie W.
Verified review

Sam has always done a great job pet sitting my two dogs, as well as providing daily walks and playtime for them. He's a true animal lover and now he is the only one I trust him with "my babies" for their daily care and overnight care when needed.

Paradise Pet Care
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
Marcy P.
Verified review

Our pups love Paradise Pet Care. The pet sitters are friendly and trustworthy, and take such good care of our two dogs. We never have to worry about them when we travel. They get lots of walks and TLC - and we get lots of updates (love the photos!). I highly recommend the Paradise Pet Care team if you need pet sitters or dog walkers.

  • 4 years in business
About

I think my work will stand out because I have love and respect for all animals and people's homes, routines and lives I will treat your home and animals as if they were mine.

About

I am an energetic and loving pet care provider. I love all dogs, and I also do housecleaning services. I have 2 years of experience in cleaning bathrooms at a Seattle based university. I'd love to make your home a happier, cleaner place for you to live in or take your dog for a walk when your busy schedule doesn't allow you to.

About

I do pet sitting, pet walking, and pet daycare. Email me to hire me. I love dogs, but I cannot do cats.

  • 5 years in business
About

Responsible and reliable.

About

I can do it all, houses, pets, kids, and large animals. Anything you have that needs constant care and nurtureing, Im the guy.

About

I will take care of your dog in your home while you are gone on a trip even if it's for 1 day, 2 weeks, or longer. I love animals. I'm very good with them. They all love me. I'm not afraid of any dog. I'm honest, reliable, and very clean. I have references of other dog owners I have worked for in the past. In training a dog, I can teach them to sit and stay shaken, that's about it. I can also potty train; I seem to have good luck doing that too. I will also keep an eye on your home while you are away. Also, I will walk your dog, play with it and give it lots of love.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is house sitting?

A house sitter watches your house while you are away for work or vacation, or if you have to be away for an extended period. House sitters can also provide pet-sitting services, staying in your home and caring for your pet while you are away. The house sitter can say overnight in your home while you’re gone, or stop by once a day to ensure everything is in order if your pet doesn’t need overnight supervision. Reptiles and most cats are just fine with daily visits and feeding.

House sitting provides major advantages to the homeowner. A regular presence in your house deters break-ins and theft. Home safety issues such as water leaks get noticed and dealt with right away, so you don’t come home to big problems. A house sitter can bring in your mail daily, care for your houseplants, and provide home safety and peace of mind.

How do I find a reliable house sitter?

House sitting can help keep your home safe and well cared for so you can be worry-free while you’re away for work or play. There are several steps you can take to make sure you hire a trustworthy house sitter and do your part to be a responsible host. One of the best ways to ensure a safe home is to hire a professional house sitter. Here are some key points to look for when hiring a house sitter:

  • Reviews and referrals: When searching for a house sitter, always read reviews. Previous experiences will indicate how the house sitter will care for your home while you’re away.
  • Contract: Sign a clearly written contract outlining services to be provided (e.g., mail in each day by 5 p.m.), the daily rate you are paying, and how long the services will be provided. You can also include any agreed-upon house rules in the written contract.
  • Your part: Leave important phone numbers (vet, emergency contact, etc.) and information on where to find emergency items like the circuit breaker and the fire extinguisher, and have a credit card on file with the veterinarian in case of emergencies if the house sitter is watching your pets.

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