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Find a pet sitter near Longmont, CO

Find a pet sitter near Longmont, CO

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Find a pet sitter near Longmont, CO

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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.

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 Longmont pet sitters
Andrew R.
She was super helpful and thoughtful when taking care of my pets and home. She sent me updates and would go out of her way to help even in things she didn't sign up to do (unhooking my hoses due to snow coming in for example). She was very friendly when meeting and my pets seem very happy and healthy after her taking care of them for almost a week while I was out of state. Would highly recommend and will definitely use again for any of my dog walking or pet sitting needs.
Out and About dog walking and pet careOut and About dog walking and pet care
Donna L.
I recently moved to Longmont and was in need of a new cat sitter. I found Lisa through Thumbtack and couldn’t be happier with her service! My cat Lucy totally loved her and even let Lisa groom her (which is amazing as my kitty is very shy). Lisa sent updates each day along with pics, which put my mind at ease as I was gone for 9 days. I would highly recommend Lisa for your pet sitting needs!
Lisa PackardLisa Packard
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