If you need a list of the best dog sitters in San Diego, below are 9 you should know about!
1. Fur The Love Of Your Pet
The team at Fur The Love Of Your Pet has been offering top quality dog sitting services across San Diego since 2003. The team is insured, bonded, pet first aid certified, and certified by veterinary assistants. Owner Maria has almost two decades of professional pet care experience and is passionate about caring for animals.
Dog sitting services include 1-2 drop-in visits per day, or walks (starting at $25) in the morning, midday, and evening. Overnight in-home pet sitting is also offered (starting at $90), as are puppy check-ins (starting at $25).
2. Pawtails Pet Sitting
Pawtails Peet Sitting offers quality care for pups in Del Sur, Santa Luz, Torrey Highlands, Carmel Valley, and the surrounding areas of San Diego. Owner Kate is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, has taken Pet Tech classes, and is pet CPR and first aid certified.
A 15-minute visit is available for $23, and a short walk/30-minute stay is offered for $25. A one-hour visit starts at $35, and overnight stays are offered from $95 (from 9pm to 6am). The overnight stay includes a carer staying the night at your home, walks in the evening and morning, meals, mail collection, curbside trash collection, and more. Contact Pawtails Pet Sitting for more details.
3. Lovable Pet Sitter
Lovable Pet Sitter offers care for dogs in Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch, Del Norte, Del Sur, Poway, Sabre Springs, and the surrounding areas. Owner-operator Alexandra and her husband Ed have almost two decades of pet sitting experience and are pet first aid certified through the Red Cross.
A 30-minute visit is $20 and includes clean water, meals/treats, a walk, playtime, light brushing, and medication administration if necessary. A 45-minute stay starts at $25 and also includes home care such as bringing in mail, watering plants, and putting trash bins out for collection. Overnight stays start at $65 for 11 hours or $85 for 14 hours and come with an additional midday visit. Contact Lovable Pet Sitter to schedule a free meet and greet.
4. Precious Pet Care
At Precious Pet Care, your dog will be treated like the prince or princess you know they are. All carers are pet CPR and first and trained, and the business is insured, bonded, and licensed within the county of San Diego. They have an A+ BBB rating for peace of mind, and all sitters undergo background checks before being hired.
For dog sitting, basic overnight care starts at $79/night and includes a sitter in your home from 8pm to 8am, evening and morning walks, meals for your pup, and lots of playtime and fun. The premium overnight package starts at $89/night and includes a midday walk. 24-hour care starts at $199 – your dog will have a sitter by their side non-stop for 24-hours. Contact Precious Pet Care for more details.
5. Maid For Your Pet
Maid For Your Pet has been offering quality dog sitting to pooches across San Diego for almost 20 years. They are licensed, bonded, and insured through Pet Sitters Associates, and members of Pet Sitters International. They mainly offer services around the 92101 and 92103 areas.
In-home visits include walks/exercise for your pup, fresh water, food, playtime, brushing if required, and anything else your dog needs. They will provide you with daily updates and pictures so you’re not missing out on all the fun, and can also care for your home by watering plants, bringing in the mail, etc. Contact Maid For Your Pet to get started.
6. BeLoved Pet Sitting
BeLoved Pet Sitting provides quality in-home care for dogs in most parts of San Diego. They are fully licensed, and each employee is insured, bonded, pet CPR trained, and subjected to a background check before being hired. The business was established over a decade ago and provides reliable, affordable dog sitting services.
Visits include feeding, administering medications, cleaning up any accidents, walks/exercise, and whatever else your pup needs. You will receive photos and a report after each visit, and the carers can also water plants and bring in your mail as required. Appointments start at $30/30 minutes, $35/45 minutes, $40/60 minutes, $60/2 hours, or $80/3 hours. Contact BeLoved Pet Sitting for more details.
7. Furry People Pet Sitting
Furry People Pet Sitting first opened in 2011 and is still a family owned and operated dog sitting company serving pups across San Diego. Their experienced pet sitters are all insured, bonded, and certified in pet first aid.
A 30-minute visit includes basic pet care and starts at $22, a 45-minute appointment is perfect for families with more than one pet and starts at $28, and a 60-minute visit starts at $35 and includes advanced pet care. Each appointment includes feeding, playtime, medication administration, a report of the visit with pictures, and anything else your pup needs. Contact Furry People Pet Sitting to schedule a free meet and greet.
8. Pet Sitter San Diego
Pet Sitter San Diego offers dog sitting services across Carmel Valley, Torrey Hills, Del Mar, and Del Mar Highlands. They are licensed, pet CPR certified and insured through Pet Sitters Associates. Founder Cheryl opened Pet Sitter San Diego over a decade ago and has surrounded herself with a team of passionate animal lovers with the skills to give your pup the best care possible.
Typically, in-home dog sitting consists of 2-3 visits per day, with a standard 30-minute appointment costing $22. This includes food, fresh water, a walk, medication administration if necessary, text/email updates, and lots of cuddles. A 12-hour overnight stay is also offered for $70 and includes both an evening and morning walk. Contact Pet Sitter San Diego to schedule a free initial consultation.
JenLovesPets is an insured, licensed, and bonded dog sitter who operates throughout San Diego. Owner and founder Jennifer (Jen) is an animal lover who opened JenLovesPets to pursue her dreams. All employees undergo a background check and are pet first aid and CPR certified through ProPetHero.
Services include a 15-minute check-in for $25, a 30-minute check-in for $30, a 60-minute check-in for $40, or an overnight stay (9pm to 6am) for $150. Visits include fresh water, food, cuddles, and a report with everything you need to know. Additional services are offered depending on what your pet needs – contact JenLovesPets to find out more.
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