Pet sitting in London

Working in a big city like London and still finding the time to spend with your pet can be a challenge. Especially if an unexpected business trip comes up or you’re planning a vacation where pets are not welcome. But don’t worry, we will show you the perfect solutions available to you and your pet.

Pet sitting options in London

A pet sitter is a perfect solution for pets that need care for a few days or even during set hours of the day. You have the option to invite a pet sitter into your home to take care of your animal or can drop off your pet at the pet sitter’s home.

Please check out our complete pet sitting guide for more in depth information.

In your home

This option allows your pet to stay home where it’s familiar and safe. It is recommended for cats who tend to have a harder time with sudden changes than dogs. But even for dogs, a pet sitter in your home can be less stressful and preferable. Transportation costs for the pet sitter might apply which are usually around the amount of subway fares.

With a host family

Host families are the perfect alternative to kennels or catteries and allow your pet to be cared for in a homely environment. This option also works great with friends and family who might even already know your pet and make your absence more supportable for it. If this doesn’t work for you, there are always specialised pet sitting services available in London. Just visit the Holidog website, enter your postal code and find the perfect sitter near you.

During the day or for walks

If you are looking for someone to take care of your pet during set hours of specific days of the week, there are countless pet sitters available in London who would love to take care of your pet. Sign up to and browse through our database to get to know them.

Costs for pet sitting services

What are the cost of pet sitting services? The rates for a pet sitter vary depending on several factors such as the pet sitter’s experience, the size and breed of your pet and the location where the pet sitting service is provided. Generally, prices in bigger cities such as London will be higher.

But there’s no need to worry, all our pet sitter’s prices are displayed on their profiles to make it easy for you to choose the person that best fits your needs and your budget. The average rate for a pet sitter in your home is about £11.00 per day, not including the travel costs.


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Find the perfect person for you in London

Using a company that specialises in pet sitting services in cities like London is the best way to find a reliable and trustworthy pet sitter for your pet. Holidog offers pet sitters at affordable rates and lets you get in touch with our them in just a few clicks.

The process is simple: enter your postal code and be sure to take your time to compare rates and experiences when browsing our database. We always recommend getting in touch with the pet sitter before finalising the booking. We also recommend to the pet owners to have a pet sitting insurance in case of an accident during the assignment.

It’s always a good idea to start looking for a pet sitter early. In holiday seasons, pet sitters are often booked to capacity and it’s not recommended to leave your pet in the care of someone you don’t fully trust or just booked as a last resort. As a rule of thumb, you can start looking for someone to take care of your pet around two to three weeks before your departure. The same goes for when you’re considering to ask friends or family for help.

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