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Best Pet Sitting Services in Philadelphia, PA

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Philadelphia, PA
$10 off first booking! Rating

Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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Philadelphia, PA Rating

Why choose this provider?

Need help contacting a Pet Sitting Service in Philadelphia? Call our Concierge team at 848-Book-Pro (848-266-5776 from 6 am - 4 pm PT | Mon - Fri). They are standing by to help you get the service you need.

Ardmore, PA 19003 Rating

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5.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Creature Comforts Pet Sitting's owner Andrea began the business in 1997 after training and working as a veterinary technician. She brings this expertise to her work, and her team is qualified and skilled in dealing with pets. Creature Comforts' services start with a free initial consultation, which takes place at the pet's home. The allows CCPS' staff to get to know the animal and tailor a plan of service to their needs and the needs of the client. In addition to the in-home pet sitting referenced in the company's name, Creature Comforts offers daily dog walking, park adventures, and overnight visits.

Philadelphia, PA 19149 Rating

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5.0 (2)

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Madeline's Paws and Claws Pet Sitting offers bonded and insured pet care to the greater Philadelphia area, including communities such as Rhawnhurst, Fox Chase, Bustleton, Port Richmond, Bridesburg, Tacony, Mayfair, Holmesburg, Pennypack, Morrell Park, and Parkwood. The company began in 2003, and previous clients say they cannot recommend the company highly enough. Some of them have been clients for nearly a decade because of the staff's compassionate and affectionate care for elderly pets and pets with special needs. Madeline's Paws and Claws Pet Sitting is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters International.

Lenni, PA 19052 Rating

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5.0 (6)

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Steph's Pet Sitting offers pet services for a multitude of animals, not just the typical pets found in a home. The list of pets Steph's serves includes dogs, cats, birds, turtles, rabbits, rats, iguanas, horses, chickens, and ducks. The initial meet and greet at Steph's is free, so staff can get to know the client's pet and devise a plan of service that fits the client's and pet's needs. Pet sitting visits may include walks, potty time, play time, feeding, watering, treats, oral medication administration, and various home services. The company also offers dog walking and overnight care.

Wayne, PA 19087 Rating

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5.0 (8)
5.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Love 4 Paws Petsitting is an excellent in-home alternative to the often impersonal and unsanitary conditions found in kennel boarding. Love 4 Paws is proud to serve its neighbors in the greater Main Line community. By offering pet sitting care in-home, Love 4 Paws can give pets personal care that ensures they stay relaxed, exercised, safe, comfortable, and stress-free. The company's full menu of services includes not just vacation care but also midday walks, standard and super-sized dog visits, and field trips. Love 4 Paws doesn't just focus on dogs either. The company has multiple options for cat care.

Compare our Top Pet Sitting Services

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Philadelphia, PA$10 off first booking!
Creature Comforts Pet Sitting
Ardmore, PA 19003
Madeline's Paws & Claws Pet Sitting
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Steph's Pet Sitting
Lenni, PA 19052
Love 4 Paws Petsitting
Wayne, PA 19087


  • Introduction

    Hiring a pet sitter when you’re planning a trip can help relieve the stress of leaving your pet behind. When you’re confident you have a qualified, responsible pet sitter, you can feel good knowing your pet is safe. Additionally, if there’s an emergency that requires veterinary care while you’re away, your pet will have access to timely help.

  • How much do pet sitters cost?

    The average cost for a pet sitter who visits your home to feed and check on your pet is $15 per hour. A sitter for a puppy or dog that requires extra care usually costs more. However, overnight care may have a lower hourly rate, and sitters may offer package deals for full weeks.

  • How do pet sitters charge for service?

    Pet sitters may charge in several ways, including by the half hour, by the full hour, daily, or with overnight or full week rates. Pet sitters who offer additional services, such as dog walking, grooming, or administering medications to your pet, may charge extra for those services.

  • Do pet sitters need insurance?

    Although it's not legally required, pet sitters may want insurance to cover the cost of accidental damage to a client’s home. Pet sitters also should have coverage in case anything goes wrong when caring for a pet, such as it getting lost or injured. Additionally, if a pet sitter gets injured on the job, insurance could cover their medical care costs.

  • Do pet sitters come to your house or do they pick your pet up?

    Pet sitters typically come to your house to care for your pet. You may be able to arrange for a pet sitter to pick up your pet. Alternately, you may opt to take your pet to stay with a sitter in a boarding situation.

  • Do pet sitters stay overnight?

    Some pet sitters will agree to stay overnight with your pet, although not all offer this service. This can be especially helpful for pets that get stressed when left alone for long periods. Having the pet sitter stay overnight ensures your pet’s needs can be met at all times.

  • How do you tip pet sitters?

    Tipping is optional with most pet sitters, but it's appreciated. A tip says thank you to your sitter for taking care of your pet and helps ensure good future care. Providing a tip that's 15% the total bill is standard, and it shows your sitter that you value the service they provided.