Pet sitting rates can seem a bit confusing at first due to the fact that the pet sitters want to accommodate you in as many ways as they can. The more options they make available, the better their service is for you and your pet. This, and many other factors I’ll cover, is just a few good reasons why a professional pet sitter is worth it.
Basic Pet Sitting Rates
Basic daily rates seem to be around $20 for a 30 minute visit. Some sitters suggest multiple daily visits for dogs and single visits for cats. They also give options for longer or shorter visits with the prices adjusted accordingly. These visits would include a potty break and a fresh water bowl, at the bare minimum. Longer visits include a nice walk and play time in the yard.
Additional Pet Rates
Some professional pet sitters will charge you additional fees for additional pets you own. This is where it can get tricky. If you have multiple pets, it may be cheaper to go with a professional pet sitter who charges by the hour instead.
Overnight Stay Rates
The typical shift for an overnight stay is from 8pm-8am and costs around $75 per night. It is up to the professional pet sitter to offer this convenient service. Pet sitters are willing to work with you to make sure your pet is taken care of while you're on vacation, even if their time is limited and they can't stay overnight.