Pet Sitting

What is pet sitting?

Strictly, pet sitting is a service when someone comes to your home to take care of your pet. Pet sitting covers a whole range of different services designed to help owners take care of their pets whenever they can’t do it themselves.

What are the different pet sitting services?

Pet sitting offers many services that you can choose from depending on your needs.

Cat boarding and dog boarding

The best alternative to kennels and catteries, pet boarding means that your pet either stays with a host family or that someone comes to your home to sit it. It is the most comfortable pet boarding option for cats and dogs that are not too keen on sharing their space with other animals or for those that are too shy or have special needs.

Dog walking

We can’t all be there at all times. And when it happens, you can rely on an experienced dog walker to come and take your dog out for a stroll. You get to choose the duration and even the itinerary if you want to.

Dog daycare

If your dog doesn’t like to be left alone for extended periods of time, dog daycare is the perfect solution. You can either leave your dog for the day in a dedicated pet facility or have someone come spend the day with your dog and entertain it until you come back.

Cat visit

Do you think cats can’t care less about humans? That’s not exactly the truth. If you have to be away and are concerned about your furry friend not being happy with being left alone, a pet sitter can come and spend some social time with your cat and check that everything is well.


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How much does pet sitting cost?

The price depends on the service you choose. Dog walking and cat visits are cheaper because they last from 30min to 1hr. Depending on where you live and the level of experience, those services will cost you around £12. Cat and dog boarding costs around £20 a day. It can be cheaper for cats and small dogs.

How to find pet sitting services near me?

Holidog is the gateway to access plenty of pet sitting offers near you. All you have to do is to visit the website and enter your postcode to see all profiles in your area. You can refine the results to only see the pet sitting services you’re looking for. You can also chat with as many pet sitters as you want. That's a good opportunity to get to know them more and ask them all the questions you may have.

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