No two pet sitting jobs are the same. You may only require your pet to be cared for while you’re at work, or you may need your animal to be looked after for an extended period while you’re away. Here’s what to look out for.
- Hourly - The majority of pet sitters will charge by the hour. If you don’t require your pet to be taken care of overnight, then an hourly sitter is ideal.
- Daily - Day rates for pet sitting apply in places such as doggy daycare centres. You’ll be charged a fixed fee, which may also include picking up and dropping your pet off.
- Overnight - Heading away? Your pet will need overnight care which can be booked over a weekend or longer.
- Long Term - Unfortunately, some circumstances such as illness or a house move mean your pets require external care. A long term pet sitter can be booked for as long as you need, though there may be less availability than an hourly sitter.