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Best Pet Sitting Services in Portland

Our Recommended Top 7

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Portland Pet Sitting Services on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Rover

Portland, OR
  • Pets Services

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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4.5

Price: $10 off first booking!

Portland, OR

Why choose this provider?

Need help contacting a Pet Sitting Service in Portland? 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.

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Northeast 144th Avenue, Portland, OR 97230

Why choose this provider?

Sits & Walks, LLC, is a Portland pet sitting business owned and operated by Alexis Corey. Alexis has been taking care of cats and dogs in the area since 2013. She is certified in pet CPR and first aid and handles dog potty breaks, dog and cat sitting, pet-related errands, and dog walking. Additionally, she has experience handling pets with special needs and administering medicines or subcutaneous fluids. She is a licensed, bonded and insured pet sitting owner and also a member of Pet Sitters International and Pet Sitter Association. Alexic can be texted at (503)477-2087

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We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
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Yelp
5.0 / 5 (12)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (6)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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700 SE 106th Ave, Portland, OR 97216

Why choose this provider?

Woof-Tastic Playhouse is a pet care business that offers their services to owners and their pets within the Portland, Oregon area. Woof-Tastic Pet Sitting specializes in pet daycare and overnight boarding in their home that has a large, fenced-in yard. Woof-Tastic Pet Sitting is available on short notice and can provide references when requested. The business is also Pet First Aid and CPR certified by the American Red Cross. Woof-Tastic Pet Sitting does not have any hidden costs nor with they charge additional fees for holiday pet sitting or cancellations. Woof-Tastic Pet Sitting is bonded and insured through Pet Sitter Associates.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.5
Facebook
4.7 / 5 (36)
Yelp
3.5 / 5 (5)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Portland, OR 97035

Why choose this provider?

Julie’s Pet Sitting Services is a pet care provider that offers her services in the Portland, Oregon area. Julie’s business has grown from watching friend’s and family’s pets to taking in customer pet for overnight stays. A free consultation sets up the services where can create a package deal. Afterwards, customers can choose from different packages, including basic pet visits, pet and house sitting, dog walking, medical administration, taxi service, and holiday sitting. Visits include feeding and fresh water, exercise, waste disposal, litter box cleanup, and playtime. Julie’s Pet Sitting Services is licensed, bonded, and is a member of the Pet Sitters Associates.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0

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Beaverton, OR 97005

Why choose this provider?

Pitter Patter Pet Sitter is a pet care provider that offers her services in the Beaverton, Tigard, and Portland areas of Oregon. Lisa Mattioli, the owner and care provider, is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and has been taking care of pets professionally since 2000. Pitter Patter Pet Sitter offers dog walks and potty breaks, cat care, pet visits, pet transportation, and limited overnight pet sitting services. Pitter Patter Pet Sitter will provide an individualized regimen that is agreed upon by the owner, which includes feeding, walking, brushing, and any accommodations need for special needs or medications. Pitter Patter Pet Sitter is licensed and insured and a member of the Pet Sitters Associates.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

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Portland, OR 97298

Why choose this provider?

Pet Crew is a pet care provider that offers his services in the Portland, Oregon area and the surrounding suburban neighborhoods. Pet Crew was established in 2003 and specializes in mobile pet services. These services include mobile services include pet visits, waste removal, pet taxi, training, and grooming. Pet Crew training sessions offer basic dog obedience and puppy training. Pet Crew also offers off-hours and holiday services that are available by appointment only. A list that details all their pricing can be found on the company’s website. Pet Crew is licensed, bonded, insured and certified in Pet CPR and First Aid.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (2)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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FAQs

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    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.