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Carmel Pet Care Professionals

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from 140 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
Oscar H.
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As we recently got our new bamboo floor installed, we needed our piano to move from back inside to the room. Robert K. and team did an excellent service taking care of the new floor and positioning the piano with care in few minutes. I will definitely recommend them and willing to hire them again as needed.

from 25 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle A.
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Mariana is "the dog whisperer ". Our dog responded in the first week. She has helped us to be able to enjoy our dog. I highly recommend All Paws On Deck

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Pet Concierge Indy, LLC
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edward M.
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Pet Concierge did a great job taking care of our cats for the week that we were gone. They kept us informed activities for each visit and also kept an eye on the house for us.

  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Tina H.
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They truly care about your pet and giving you peace of mind when you need to be away!

Case Home Services, LLC
from 9 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Amber B.
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Highly recommend Case Home Services. Thanks again for taking care of yard today!

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer F.
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Meagganwas great. I found her at the last minute and she was more than willing to help me. She took care of my cat and even earned his trust. I would highly recommend her to anyone. You will no be disappointed.

Jayme’s Dog Sitter
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Paula H.
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I met Jayme through a mutual friend, she was the best person to care for my pets. Both of my dogs were unable to be boarded, one because of age the other because of an illness. They both loved Jayme immediately. She sent pictures everyday and brushed them. I have a dog that sheds terribly and she even vacuumed with out me even asking. She goes above and beyond. I would highly recommend her. You won’t be disappointed!

Crate Escape Indy
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Steph B.
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We are always able to get away for a few days or a week without worry with Trisa caring for our two boys. They get tons of attention, snuggles, walks and love, barely noticing our absence. We come home to happy and healthy pets. I recommend Trisa for your pet sitting/walking needs. She is competent, caring, trustworthy, and fair. Do.yourself and your pets a favor and place them in the care of Crate Escape Indy. Then enjoy your time away!

Indy K9 Groom
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marta M.
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Pam was the only groomer I trusted with the care of my furry family member. She was always caring and attentive and my little girl always looked great after visiting with Pam.

  • 3 years in business

I'm flexible on times and dates. I get the job done and I don't overcharge. Cleaning will be done to the customers standards.


I offer the following basic services such as horse, pet care and pet sitting, house cleaning, lawn and garden care. I will help exercise pets.




We provide customers with a variety of services. Tutoring, babysitting, geriatric care, pet sitting, and grocery delivery are just a few examples.


I am located on the Northeast side of Indianapolis. My full time job is being a nanny/home manager. I am looking to make extra money by pet sitting, home organizing, or running errands to help alleviate busy schedules! I am honest and trustworthy! I am very dependable and very patient, and I enjoy helping others?


Our goal is to make your life easier. We offer a wide array of services, centered on making your day less stressful. We take care of the small details, so you can focus on the bigger picture. Our services include the following: * Errand Services (i.e., grocery shopping, package pickup, or anything that needs to be done that you do not have time for) * Pet Services (i.e., dog walking and pet sitting) * Personal Assistant Services (i.e., appointment setting, e-mail response, and schedule coordination) This is not the scope of our services. Please contact us with any inquiry into services not listed. Someone on our team has the ability to assist you.


I have no business. I'm looking for a job. I'm trying to find a job were I get to work with animals. I love animals.


I enjoy animals, especially dogs, and I get joy out of walking and/or playing with them. I also do not mind picking up droppings and general maintenance.


I provide customs for your pet such as custom pet enclosures, dog houses, runs and kennels, pet doors and furnitures like cat scratch posts, birdhouses, etc. Just ask!


We offer full-service dog and cat grooming on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with a complimentary tech exam for each visit. We also offer sedation-assisted grooming for those pets that need a trim but get too stressed for routine grooming.


I can walk dogs and take care of them. If you need a sitter, I can watch your dog and animals. I can also mow.


I have experience with many fluffy friends. I have currently 2 dogs and 1 cat I have grew up surrounded by pets. I love animals with a passion and I hope I get to meet your fluffy friend(s) soon!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is included in a dog grooming?

Dog grooming is so much more than giving your dog a bath. Dog grooming is a broad term that covers all aspects of canine cleanliness and hygiene. The services included in dog grooming will vary based on your needs and what you choose to pay. Unless they are rolling in cowpies or playing in mud puddles, most dogs are okay getting a shampoo bath only as needed. You’ll know when they need it if they smell bad or are bringing dirt into the house. Some dogs, like shepherds and shih tzus, have thick coats that can get matted and tangled without regular care. Pro dog groomers can deftly blow dry a dog’s hair after a bath so that it is shiny and smooth. Dog grooming can include brushing that detangles dog hair and also thins the undercoat to minimize shedding.

Dog grooming also includes hygiene services such as toothbrushing and ear cleaning. Clean teeth are important to the health of your dog, and the pros have the patience and proper technique to get it done. Regular dog grooming can stave off tear stains, those reddish stains below your dog’s eyes. Anal gland expression is something not many people want to do on their own, even if they love their dog. A dog groomer can safely and efficiently release any blocked anal gland fluid. Other dog grooming services include nail trimming and clipping. Nationally, dog grooming prices range from $60 to $80. Most dog groomers offer discounts to customers who purchase monthly packages or bundle multiple grooming services at one time.

What does a dog walker do?

We all know our dogs love going on long, adventure-filled walks, but jobs and family and commuting can make it difficult to give them the leash time they deserve. You can hire a professional dog walker to make sure your furry friend gets adequate exercise and outdoor time each day. A professional dog walker may be an individual contractor or work for a dedicated dog-walking company. In either case, you want to make sure the pro has the appropriate insurance in case of an emergency. Some people opt to give the dog walker a key to their house; others to have them pick up the dog from the yard. Dog walking can happen as often as multiple times per day, or just a few times a month as needed. Here are some questions to ask when you are interviewing a new dog walker:  

  • Will you or someone else be walking my dog?
  • Do you have a backup plan if you can’t make it for a scheduled walk?
  • Will you walk my dog by itself, or do you walk several dogs at once?
  • What are your different walk routes?
  • When will you pick up and drop off?
  • How will we communicate?
  • Do I have to commit to a schedule or are you flexible?
  • What’s your cancellation policy?
  • What’s your response plan if my dog gets injured or becomes sick?
  • How and how often do I pay you?
  • Do you offer package pricing if I buy multiple dog walks up front?

What is a dog groomer?

A dog groomer is a service professional who provides dog grooming and basic hygiene care for your dog. Dog groomers are typically animal lovers who are competent and comfortable working with a wide range of dog breeds and temperaments. Dog groomers are knowledgeable about the care needs for different kinds of dog coats. A poodle will have different haircut needs than a shih tzu, for example, so it pays to have a trained pro provide the proper cut. Good dog groomers know how to safely clean your dog’s teeth, bathe your dog, and cut their nails without going too short. They understand how to trim the hair from around your dog’s face, express anal glands, and clean your dog’s ears. Many people who choose dog grooming as a profession also pursue other dog services such as attending veterinary school, running a doggy day care center, working as a professional dog walker, and more.

What is a dog groomer?

Keep your family dogs happy, healthy and clean with regular dog grooming. A dog groomer is a business owner or employee of a dog grooming business who specializes in dog hygiene and grooming. To find a reputable dog groomer, research reviews, ask for references and confirm that the groomer has good standing in the dog grooming community.

A dog groomer should be comfortable and competent working with dogs of all breeds and temperaments. Typically a groomer will have trained with other groomers and taken educational courses to keep abreast of the latest safety information and techniques. There are brick-and-mortar dog grooming businesses, as well as mobile dog groomers who bring all their equipment and provide their services at your home or location. In some cases, brick-and-mortar businesses will also pick up and return your dog for an additional fee.

What vaccines do dogs need to be groomed?

It’s important to make sure your dog is up to date on its vaccines before taking it to a groomer. Vaccinations keep your dog and the other dogs that use the establishment healthy. Viruses can linger long after a dog is gone, so an unvaccinated dog can infect a number of other dogs days or even months after their visit. Find out about your dog groomer’s vaccination policies, and think carefully about receiving services from a company that does not require vaccinations. Here are the main vaccinations that are generally required for dog grooming:

  • Parvovirus: Parvo is a nasty virus that can kill dogs within 48-72 hours of infection. The virus is incredibly persistent and, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is resistant to heat, cold, humidity and drying. It’s spread by dog-to-dog contact or contact with contaminated feces, environments (food and water bowls, collars and leashes, etc.,) or people.
  • Adenovirus 2: Dogs receive this vaccination to protect against canine infectious hepatitis. The vaccination can also helps prevent canine cough.
  • Canine distemper virus: Distemper has no known cure and can cause serious pain, illness, and even death, although recovery is possible with medical intervention.  
  • Rabies: This disease attacks the central nervous system and — when untreated — will
  • lead to death. The CDC recommends euthanizing an unvaccinated animal that has been exposed to rabies, although six-month isolation followed by vaccination is also permissible.
  • Para-influenza: Canine para-influenza leads to kennel cough and an unhappy dog.
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