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Lakeland Pet Sitters

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  • 10 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Alison T.
Verified review

I hired Lori to house sit/pet sit while we were out of town. I could not have been happier. My house looked better than when I left it and my pets were super well taken care of. I've now booked Lori for all my out of town stays. She's the best.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
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Rochelle T.
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The best dog groomer in town! She was quick - none of my dogs were injured... none of my pets were left with blade rashes...like other too expensive groomers (150.00 for one dog) I have 3. She was fair with price and was very friendly and timely with our appointment time! She will always be my regular groomer...

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B and K Pet Sitting
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
Verified review

Very nice people, took good care of our babies. We lost our pet sitter recently and were very happy to find B and K Pet Sitting. Felt our animals were well taken care of and liked how they kept in touch with us.

  • 10 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Cathi K.
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Love Marcia! She is the best at taking care of our cat and dog. We have had her pet sit several times, she is reliable and caring with the pets....recommend her highly!

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SunsetK9 Training Services
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Leslie F.
Verified review

Our 1 year old Blue Heeler was out of control. We needed help. Zeus couldn't be walked because he would bark and cry (like he himself was hit by a car) every time he saw another car/dog/bike/person. It was horrifying not just for us, but for the people in the cars/walking. We have had 2 other training classes .. 1 group puppy training ( we were asked to leave because he was disrupting the other puppies ) and 1 on 1 training at the local pet store .. after the 8 sessions and reinforcing all the bad behavior the trainer said she couldn't do anything for him. After phone interviewing several trainers I opted to go with Luis and we are so glad we did!! Luis is amazing!! (we knew this after the 1st session) We've now had 4 training sessions, and my daughter who had never walked Zeus was walking thru Publix parking lot on a Friday afternoon .. with cars & tons of people with a well behaved dog!! Luis is patient, kind and has worked with the entire family individually and together so we can all have Zeus under control. We've come a long way in a short amount of time thanks to Luis .. We highly recommend him!

  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra P.
Verified review

Brandi is phenomenal! My dog had severe behavioral issues and just during her first encounter, my dog started to behave like totally normal pet. I highly recommend PETS Pet Enrichment and Transport Solutions.

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda H.
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Working with Susan at Pawsitively Fun Pet Sitting LLC has been a fantastic experience. When you look for someone to care for your pets you want to find someone trustworthy, kind to your animals and someone your animals like back. Susan has been all of those things, and more, for our little family. She takes great time with our dogs and they look forward to her visits. She is very easy to get a hold of and very flexible with our ever changing schedules. She has been able to be there for us for daily visits while we are at work and caring for our dogs while we are away from home. We could not have asked for a better pet sitter.

Four Paws Pet Sitting
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Alison T.
Verified review

Tara took care of our timid dog for 3 days. She walked her and fed and played with her. At the end of the 3 days we saw a marked change in the dog. She was much less timid, was excited to see Tara and she usually hides from people that are not her owners. We received daily updates and pictures and were so very pleased to have Tara take care of our baby. I would highly recommend her for any pet sitting services. She also cared for our 3 cats and they even went on the dog walks with her.

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Farley Pet Care, LLC
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Collette B.
Verified review

Our bunny, Waffle, took to Erica right away. We are all thrilled to have her take care of Waffle while we are away. We couldn’t be more pleased with Farley Pet care.....being able to relax and not worry about your fur baby is the best!

Madi Morgan
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine L.
Verified review

It was our first time using a pet sitter to stay overnight in our home and Madi made us feel extremely comfortable. You could immediately tell that she has a strong love of animals and our dog, Gracie, was drawn to her right away. Madi is extremely professional and we would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a trustworthy pet sitter.

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Kendra G.
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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KAREN C.
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Thank goodness I found Kendra! She was a pleasure to work with during her stay at my home with my (7) cuddly but irresponsible dogs. She always showed up when she said she would and always communicated with me daily and sent pictures of my babies. A truly lovely lady to work with! Kendra will always be my "go-to" pet sitter, I hope she is always willing to take us on too!! A genuine pleasure to work with. Thank you so VERY much Kendra (hugs).

  • 6 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Linda K.
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Debbie was wonderful. She communicated, shared pics, and most importantly gave my dog time and attention. She also took care of my home. She is excellent find.

I & Dog, Inc.
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
LINDA H.
Verified review

1st time using I&DOG,INC.pet sitting,have to say kellyann is awesone,my furbabies were well taken care of,kellyann loves what she does and it shows.when i go away on vacation again she will be the first person i call.very pleased.

Shars doggy day care
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Helen D.
Verified review

Shar was very flexible with our changing schedule. She obviously loves animals and they love her. She was faithful to send updates on our pet adapting to new surroundings.

Groovy Dogs Pet Care
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas O.
Verified review

With five dogs in our house, it took us a long time to decide on a mobile pet care company who could truly listen and mold themselves to our situation. Other companies would try to 'take charge' and tell us how they will only work. Bruce listened to what we wanted and needed and gave us just that. In the end, there are many passionate pet care companies but they aren't thorough. With Bruce, he got the job and kept us up with his truly amazing text messages about our animals and how excited he was to be working with us to care for our dogs. That's the key, "working with us", not so much for us. Bruce makes you feel like he's a friend, and after he was done with our sessions for the week, my wife and I spoke in great detail about that. In the end, you can leave your animal with anyone... I won't. I'm not an easy sell. I trust very few people with my dogs, I'm one of those dog people with no kids... (by choice). What matters in the end is TRUST. Period. You will get that with Bruce... and some really great, in-depth text updates! haha... believe it or not, when you're hundreds of miles away, it helps you sleep by putting a smile on your face, and an ease to your worry. Thanks Groovy Dogs!

Cookies Pet Care
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Candy R.
Verified review

This is a respectable and compassionate professional pet caretaker. Eleanor "Cookie" provides the specific care I need for my diabetic cat, Ikee. He needs insulin twice a day and Cookie did not hesitate, where other pet sitters did. That, to me, is the difference between a sitter and a professional caregiver. Your pet family is in excellent hands with her!

Kimberly Holt
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Penelope L.
Verified review

Kimberley does such an incredible job pet sitting my beagle mix rescue, Lacey. She's still a pup and needs a lot of attention. I know she's in good hands when I'm away for work trips. Kimberly texts me adorable pictures of Lacey so I can see how she's doing. She loves going on hikes with Kimberly. Kimberly spoils Lacey. I highly recommend Kimberly for your pet sitting and dog walking needs.

V.I.C. Pet Care, Inc.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Graff P.
Verified review

V.I.C. is awesome! My pet sitter of 8 years just retired so this was my first time with them but it will certainly not be my last. They are keepers! On top of all the other outstanding qualities I have checked, I loved the feedback provided online by the sitter daily, complete with pictures. It meant a lot to be able to get an update and see my furry ones! Of course everything was perfect when we got home.

Happy Tails 2 U Pet Care
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jim M.
Verified review

Great people who love dogs

Linda's Critter Sitters
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Patti H.
Verified review

Linda was pet sitter (stayed in our home, too) to our cocker spaniel for at least 5-6 yrs before his death Fall 2017. We never worried about the house or Lexus (our dog) any time Linda was there. She was attentive to changes in L’s routines and behaviors and updated us if she felt she needed to do so. She had been his groomer for several years before, therefore, knew his temperament and likes/dislikes. Linda stayed with Lexus for periods of 2 days to over 2 weeks. We always came home to a happy dog and a home as clean (or cleaner) than when we left! Of course, as you would expect, there were a couple of “out of the ordinary” situations Linda ran into. She was resourceful in solving them or called for our help if needed. We loved the occasional pictures she sent assuring us our beloved pet was doing well. Linda would still be our pet sitter today if Lexus were still with us. Should we decide to get another pet, she will be the first person we call for sitting services.

Pampered Pets
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
LaToya A.
Verified review

My fur baby was very happy and spoiled in the care of Pampered Pets. I would definitely recommend them!

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Pet Sitter

Sarasota, FL

  • Type of pet(s)
    Dog(s)
  • Length of sitting
    Overnight stay
  • Frequency
    Just this one time
  • Additional services
    No additional services
  • $700
    Average price

Need a Pet Sitting Service for Multiple Days

Largo, FL

  • Type of pet(s)
    Dog(s)
  • Length of sitting
    Visit / Partial day
  • Additional services
    Feeding
  • Details
    he is not used to being caged and sleeps with us. how big of an area will he have and he is a loner. very friendly but intimidated by other dogs.

Need a Pet Sitting Service for My Dog

Longboat Key, FL

  • Type of pet(s)
    Dog(s)
  • Length of sitting
    Full day and night
  • Additional services
    Feeding, Bathing, Grooming
  • Details
    Rose is a very very likeable English Cream Golden Doodle. We have a place in Longboat Key Florida: however, it will be rented Jan through April 2014 and we will be traveling and will need a place for Rose.
  • $1350
    Average price
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