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Stef's Pet Services
4.9
from 85 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Peter A.
Verified review

Stef does it again! We learned a few years back that our cat does not do "boarding" well. So for a trip that took us out of town for one week we hired Stef again. Before she took care of two animals (dog and cat...see a previous review). This time it was just the feline. Not only did Stef do what we needed (come in twice per day to feed our pet; change his sand; play with him) but she also checked our mailbox and removed packages from the front porch. One thing I learned about our cat is that he eats less when people are not around. Stef was good about reaching out to me to check on how little our pet was consuming, just to give us an update. When he had a "hairball incident" she cleaned it up, and reported it to me. Her reports were not cumbersome to receive while on vacation as they were few, and only when there was a true concern. I am delighted to have someone so trustworthy coming to care for the cat! I heartily recommend Stef's Pet Services!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynn T.
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Having quality care for the pet that I love so very much, required much research and someone who genuinely cares about my loved one. After looking for quite some time for a local pet sitter, I was blessed to have found Walking with Renzo & Ruby! My dog and I were one of the lucky ones that got the Renzo & Ruby experience! Their amazing owner Natasha is top notch and is very accomodating. She met all the needs that I asked for and more! Natasha welcomed us to a break the ice session. Mink and I were invited over to meet Renzo & Ruby to help with my dogs socialization skills, this helped with Mink's aprehesion she sometimes has with other dogs. Natasha offered the in home care and drop by visits if I needed it. I was assured that my dog would do fine in her home or mine because Renzo & Ruby were very good about sharing their space! Mink's nervousness diminished as she warmed up to Natasha and the introduction to her babies Renzo & Ruby, prior to her stay! I was elated and impressed at the attentiveness being displayed. While on vacation, Natasha sent the cutest pictures of Mink on the ride over and while warming up to her dogs! I will definitely recommend her services to anyone who is looking for superior care for their pet/s. Thank you Natasha! Alindia

Waggy Walkys
4.6
from 43 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa D.
Verified review

We had two chocolate labs that Waggy Walkys took care of for 4 years. They were very dependable and my dogs loved them. They walked and feed the dogs everyday and when we were out of town on vacation or business Waggy took care of them as well. As my dogs got older and sick, I saw a very sensitive side to our walker. She helped with administering the medicine and called during the day to let me know how they were doing. My dogs are in heaven now and when we get our next dog we will call on Waggy to be a part of our family. I recommend Waggy to my family and friends.

Cat Care by Donna
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Ha N.
Verified review

I'm so glad that I've found Donna to be my cat sitting during the time I was away from home. She really took a good care for my cats, always updated through phone text to make sure my kids are still well. Highly recommend her for pet care services.

Romes Paws
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Alice L.
Verified review

Sam was my much loved Maine Coon cross who outlived his kidneys. Vet said he was not in pain, so I extended his life almost a year by hand-feeding him several times daily (& nightly) and administering saline fluid subcutaneously every 3-4 days. Dates for a Central American vacation planned with college friends caught up with us while he was still enjoying all that attention, and I was frantic to find someone who could manage his care while we were away. Dee was wonderful with Sam! She took excellent care of him. I recommend her heartily for any pet, but especially one needing special medical care.

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Paw Patrol of VA LLC
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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Michelle R.
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Vicky was great! She not only took great care with all of our animals, she handled my anxiety well! We received photos and notes every day with updates of the animals and how they were doing. I told her not to worry about one of my super shy cats because if she tried to find her, it would stress her out more than just being left alone...well, the first day I get a picture of that cat just chillin with Vicky! When we came home we were greeted with an, "Oh...it's you. You're back" bored look from the animals...that was GREAT! I knew she kept them so happy they were not pining away for us or stressed out. I had used another pet sitter for seven years due to convenience, but the animals seemed stressed when we returned. With Vicky, everything was great.

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Barking Trails
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Allyson H.
Verified review

Adam is great with our dogs! He's here everyday to take them on a walk, rain or shine! I can tell he's dedicated to caring for our pets and our boys love him!

La Pet Care & Dog Training
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Patrizia P.
Verified review

Jenny took amazing care of our cat while we were out of the country for a week. She was always promptly available by text or call to let us know about our cat. She has a warm personality. She had lots of extra attentiontions for our pet. We highly recommend.

  • 20 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen R.
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Crissi has been taking care of my cats (and watching my house!) whenever I go away for many years now. With her knowledge, overall capability and degree of integrity, I am able to relax and enjoy my vacation, knowing all will be taken care of. I rely completely on Crissi for pet sitting and can recommend her without hesitation.

Christine's Pets, LLC
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Marisa L.
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We absolutely adore Christine's Pets, and don't know what we would do without them! They are always a pleasure to work with and have been extremely accommodating of our older dog's needs. We believe they perform an outstanding and personalized service and our pup adores them- and by the way, he's a great judge of character! I highly recommend Christine's Pets for all of your dog walking/pet sitting needs.

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Petstigious Pets
4.6
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monique N.
Verified review

Shatiya & company are amazing! There aren't many DC area pet care companies that have a vet tech on staff. My Yorkie Carmen is 16, and receives some super tender loving care from Petstigious Pets. Highly recommend!

Tails to Scales Pet Care LLC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley P.
Verified review

Tails and Scales Pet Care took care of my cat while we were out of town for several days. They sent me pictures and updates through texts, which gave me great peace of mind. I was very happy with the quality of their services! I would recommend Tails and Scales for all of your pet care needs!

Kim's Petsitting
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Chantelle W.
Verified review

Kim is very professional and sweet, she took care of my kitty cat and chinchilla while we were away for our wedding. I have an incredibly needy cat but he wasn't super desperate when we got home so I could tell he had enough attention. We then used Kim to check on the house and chinchilla while away for our honeymoon. I usually worry a lot about my animals and can get a bit anxious but she was very understanding and I felt relieved to have her with them. I left my cat at a friend's house for our honeymoon but I think if we go on another long trip I will just ask Kim to come back. She has even brought in packages for us and made an extra stop to turn off my ridiculous house alarm so the beeping noise wouldn't bother my chinchilla. Highly recommend. (Oh and she is one of the only pet sitters we have had who isn't scared of the chinchilla. I can tell she is a real animal lover)

FURRY WALKS AND WASH
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan M.
Verified review

Andre did a great job taking care of our pet. He was attentive and always a phone call away. We really appreciated the daily email updates about walks, etc.

  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
John & Valerie K.
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How do we love Melina? Let us count the ways! I don't often write long reviews like this, but she is worth it and we think every family with pets should have someone like Melina. First of all - we want the world to know about her! She truly cares about our pets, booking her is super convenient, and her service goes beyond pet care. She looks out for our house and plants, loads the sheets in the washer when she leaves, and manages the trash bins if we're away on trash pick-up days. The last time she was here, she took the kitchen trash out for us. We have a dog door and fenced yard, and she even picked up after the dogs the last time she was here (totally not a requirement for us!). She doesn't complain if our cat has an accident, and she's never charged us more for the little extras. We have 2 large dogs and a cat, and she always asks questions if she notices something is amiss. My husband and I tend to be last minute planners (we do the best we can, and I don't recommend it!), but have never once had an issue booking Melina when we're in a bind - that's because even when she's got a full schedule, she does what she can to work around her other commitments to fit us in. We've actually only met her in person one time for the initial meeting a couple of years ago. She makes it super easy, by being extremely responsive and using common and current technology - text message, email, Thumbtack, spreadsheets, and Venmo. She doesn't mind when I send long email updates or send a spreadsheet if we need to coordinate due to one or two-week long trips. She always sends an update and photos of the pets every time she arrives and leaves. Finally, she didn't originally have a frequency discount, but when we asked about it, she created one for us. Melina is a rockstar and comes highly recommended from a grateful pet family! Thank you so much, Melina!

The Unleashed Pet, LLC
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa N.
Verified review

I highly recommend Unleashed! Wonderful people and service! Gave me the peace of mind I needed to be away from home but still connected to what was going on and how my pet was doing. The email updates and photos were just perfect.

  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole R.
Verified review

Caroline came through for us when we needed to find a pet sitter fast for our cat Luke as we were going out of town for business. Thanks !

Ma's N Paws
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa P.
Verified review

I couldn't be happier with Eileen. I had a lot of anxiety about leaving my 11 week old puppy in the hands of someone I didn't know, but Eileen has put all my worries and fears to rest. She is professional and caring. I would highly recommend Ma's N Paws to anyone in need of pet sitting!

Pet Peeps
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
TJ L.
Verified review

The folks at Pet Peeps were incredible. Gus was on time, well organized, and very good with our cats. He really went above and beyond when we didn't have a spare set of keys and he offered to make a copy for us. All in all, clear animal lovers and also a very well run business. We are so appreciative for their help!

Llunaly M.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Adriana K.
Verified review

Llunaly M. provided me excellent pet and human care for my Lab Mix Tango and generously helped me while I recovering from hand surgery. My dog was only a puppy and I was in a full arm cast for months. Tango took to her calm demeanor and happily awaited her arrival for their daily walks. She also would ask if I needed groceries or help with getting my mail. She loves animals and any pet parent would be well suited selecting Llunaly as their pet care provider. I can't recommend her enough! Rest assured, she is the best!

Thunderstorms Pet Pals
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
L. U.
Verified review

Laela and thunderstorm pets are just terrific. She's caring and kind to my pupper and can be counted on to take great care of your dog.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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?

How much do dog walkers charge?

The cost of dog walking depends on several factors including length and frequency of dog walks, the number of dogs on the walk, distance to your house, and any additional services you request. The national average cost range for a dog walk is $10-$20, but that price will vary based on where you live in the country and the regional cost of living and doing business. 

The longer the dog walk, the higher your costs will be. Dog walkers offer a range of walk lengths, from 15-minute potty breaks to long hikes of 120 minutes or more. For example, a dog walker may charge $15 for a 15-minute walk and $35 for a 35-minute walk. Requesting that your dog be the only animal on the walk will typically mean a higher cost than if you permit your dog to be walked in a pack of dogs. You may be able to get a discounted rate if you have more than one dog to be walked. For example, a professional dog walker may charge $28 for one dog or $33 for two dogs on a 60-minute walk. If you need additional help — like feeding the dogs or giving them medication — dog walkers may be able to provide this service at an additional fee. Dog walkers may charge higher rates for walking your dogs on holidays. 

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.

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