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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 Oakdale pet sitters
Irene S.
Celeste was great with my pets. I have a St. Bernard so he is quite large. Celeste had no problems with doing all the tasks I asked her to do. I also have 3 cats that she took care of while I was away. I will definitely call her again to pet sit as she is very dependable.
Celeste SmithCeleste Smith
Thumbtack Customer
Nancy did a great job taking care of my kitties. She spent time in my home each day keeping them company, and even had to give one of my cat's medication. I would highly recommend contacting Nancy for all your pet sitting needs!
It's Wee Wee Time Pet SittingIt's Wee Wee Time Pet Sitting
Sheri W.
Mary Jo is an excellent manager of this pet sitting business. She is also very kind and understanding. The actual sitter from my area loved cats and gave my 2 cats quality care. She was always within the time frame we discussed for each visit. This was the most I've ever paid for cat sitting and I really couldn't afford it, but you get what you pay for. I'd gone through 8 years of less than acceptable cat sitters and decided I'd pay for the extra quality. It was worth the expense but now I'm deeper in debt. The things we do for our pets....but I'm trying to save more this year so I won't have to rely on credit to pay a portion of the cost. I also loved hearing about my cats daily and with a picture by email. Great job MJ Critter Sitters!
MJ The Critter SitterMJ The Critter Sitter
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