If you need a list of the best dog sitters in San Francisco, but are struggling to find what you need, below we’ve featured 7 in the city for your review.
1. Sniff and Go Dog Walking and Pet Sitting
Sniff and Go offers dog sitting to pups across San Francisco. They have been in business since 2009, and their team of experienced pet care professionals will always ensure your dog is well cared for has everything they need. All employees are bonded, insured, and trained.
Visits include a walk in your neighborhood at your dog’s pace, food, fresh water, medication administration, and a paw wipe if your pup gets a little dirty. You will also receive a photo and journal entry detailing the visit. A 15-minute visit starts at $21, a 25-minute visit starts at $30, a 45-minute visit starts at $50, and a 60-minute visit starts at $66. Contact Sniff and Go Dog Walking and Pet Sitting for more details.
2. Little Buddhas Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
The team at Little Buddhas Dog Walking & Pet Sitting has over a decade of pet care experience. This owner-operated business is bonded and insured, members of Pet Sitters International, and carers are certified in pet CPR and first aid.
Dog sitting visits include walks, lots of attention, food, fresh water, potty breaks, and whatever else your dog needs. They can even take your dog to the vet or to a groomer if required. Dog sitting starts at $70 per day, and separate dog walking services are also offered, starting at $28. Contact Little Buddhas Dog Walking & Pet Sitting for a free consultation.
3. Citizen Hound
Citizen Hound services the neighborhoods of Pac Heights, Cow Hollow, Marina, Presidio Heights, and Russian Hill. They have been voted the Best Dog Walker in San Francisco on numerous occasions, and also offer dog sitting services to pups across the city. All staff are first aid trained and carry medical kits with them, and are also licensed, insured, and bonded.
In-home dog sitting services start at $50 for Monday through Thursday, and $60 for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This covers a 24-hour stay in your home, so your dog is comfortable and safe. Dog sitting includes walks, food, water, lots of attention, medication administration if required, and whatever else your dog needs. Contact Citizen Hound to learn more.
4. Paw Pal Dog Walking SF
The team at Paw Pal Dog Walking SF offers professional pet care for your pup when you’re out of town or stuck at work. Not only do they offer dog walking services across San Francisco, they also provide dog sitting to keep your pup safe and happy. Their professional sitters have many years of pet care experience and have also volunteered extensively at animal care facilities.
Dog sitting services start at $60 per day per dog. Dog sitting does not occur in your home, instead it is offered at the Paw Pal Dog Walking SF location. They can pick up and drop off your dog for an additional $25. Dog sitting includes exercise, playtime, meals, and lots of one-on-one attention. Contact Paw Pal Dog Walking SF for more details.
5. Fog City Walkers
Fog City Walkers offers professional dog walking and sitting services to most parts of San Francisco, as well as Pacifica, Daly City, Colma, San Bruno, and South San Francisco. Team leader Rachel has been walking and caring for dogs in San Francisco since 2015 and has the skills and expertise to keep your dog happy and safe.
Dog sitting visits include fresh food and water, medication administration, waste clean-up, lots of attention, brushing if required, and anything else your pup needs. You will receive a text message with photos and an update of the visit so you won’t miss out on any of the fun. Visits start at $75 for 60 minutes, with an additional $15 required for holidays. Each additional dog is $25. Separate dog walking services are also offered – contact Fog City Walkers for more details.
6. Fetch! Pet Care
Fetch! Pet Care has been operating for almost two decades and has made many tails wag along the way. Although they have locations all over the country, their sitters are able to offer a personal touch to each dog and provide them with the necessary love and attention during their visits. They offer a wide range of dog sitting services to suit your individual requirements, whether you’re working late or out of town for a week.
The Fetch! Pet Care team offers puppy visits so that your new little family member can start to develop a routine for their meals and potty breaks, as well as burning off that extra puppy energy with a run in your backyard. For dogs, Fetch! Pet Care offers “almost overnight” visits, where your pup will receive an evening visit as well as a morning visit the next day. Contact Fetch! Pet Care to learn more about their services.
7. LoLo’s San Francisco Pet Sitting
LoLo’s San Francisco Pet Sitting offers quality dog and cat sitting services across the city of San Francisco. Owner Lori offers professional and affordable in-home pet sitting services as well as dog walking and will always ensure your pup is well cared for and looked after during their visit. She’s happy to cater to your pup’s every need!
Visits include exercise, fresh water, food, medication if necessary, lots of cuddles, and whatever else your dog needs while you are away. Contact Lolo’s San Francisco Pet Sitting for more details regarding their services, availability, and rates.
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