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Find a pet sitter near Colorado Springs, CO

Find a pet sitter near Colorado Springs, CO

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Find a pet sitter near Colorado Springs, CO

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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.

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.

Reviews for Colorado Springs pet sitters
Lana S.
This was just the set up appointment. The actual pet sitting will not start until September.
Heart and Soul Pet CareHeart and Soul Pet Care
Thumbtack Customer
I am so grateful to have found Karen on Thumbtack. She is my cats' new best friend and will be my go-to pet-sitter for all of my future pet-sitting needs. Karen is great at communicating, punctual, reliable, and most importantly she truly wants to make the experience the best it can be for whoever she is taking care of. She took wonderful care of my cat. I highly recommend her and her pet-sitting services.
Heart and Soul Pet CareHeart and Soul Pet Care
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Kit for pet sitting and we are so happy with the way she treats our pets. We have 2 cats, a lizard and a dog, and right away I could tell she was the right fit for our animals. She walks our dog and I love the picture updates!
Aunt Kit Pet NannyAunt Kit Pet Nanny
Crystal B.
Karen was wonderful and she had a partner, Trish also help with taking care of my two little Aussies. They both listen and make recommendations and are very flexible with scheduling. I highly recommend them to anyone looking in the Colorado Springs area for at-home pet sitting!
Heart and Soul Pet CareHeart and Soul Pet Care
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