In-home sitters in Hamilton for your next trip

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Whether you’re leaving for a work trip or vacation, you’ll need someone to take care of your pet while you’re away. There are lots of options available in Ontario, like boarding your pet at a pet hotel, but if you don’t want to put your pet in an unfamiliar place, pet sitters have you covered. Pet sitters will make sure that your pet is taken care of. Here are some in-home pet sitters in Hamilton to check out for your next trip.

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1. Pawfect Strollers Dog Walking

Serving species
Dog Cat Reptile Small Animal
Food water Litter box cleaning Cage cleaning Dog walking

Pawfect Strollers specializes in dog walking services, but they also offer in-house visits. Their Vacation Visits package is priced depending on the number of dogs per household. This package also includes caring for other pets, such as cats, birds, and reptiles. Visits include feeding, providing fresh water, and collecting mail.

Pawfect Strollers Dog Walking is licensed, bonded, and insured.

2. The Scratching Post

Serving species
Cat Bird Small Animal
Food water Litter box cleaning

Established in 2011, The Scratching Post is dedicated to serving the cats of Hamilton. Each visit lasts for 30 to 40 minutes and includes feeding and watering your pet, litter box cleaning, and cuddle and play time as well. Every visit also includes free updates through text or email. Plus, they provide some house-sitting services at no charge, such as picking up mai or, newspapers, accepting deliveries, and watering plants.

The Scratching Post is bonded, insured, and Pet First Aid certified.

3. Little Paws Cat Sitting

Serving species
Dog Cat Small Animal
Food water Litter box cleaning

Little Paws Cat Sitting offers cat-sitting services for your feline friend. Every visit includes feeding, providing fresh water, litter box cleaning, cuddling, and playtime. For a small additional fee, Little Paws Cat Sitting will also take care of additional pets in the house, including birds, hamsters, and other small animals. All of their services come with a free meet and greet, email and photo updates upon request, and basic house-sitting services, including plant watering and security checks.

Little Pets Cat Sitting is registered, bonded, and insured.

4. Tails To Whiskers Pet Care

Serving species
Dog Cat Bird Small Animal
Food water Cage cleaning Litter box cleaning Dog walking

Tails to Whiskers offers pet-sitting services for both cats and dogs. Their cat and dog-sitting visits are available for either 30 or 60 minutes. Their cat-sitting service is good for up to four cats, and a minimal fee is applied for five or more cats. Their dog-sitting service will also have a minimal charge if there are more than two dogs. They offer services for small animals, although they do not accept pets that require live feeding. All services come with free house-sitting services.

Tails to Whiskers is bonded and insured.

5. Harley’s K9 Kingdom

Serving species
Dog Cat
Food water Overnight in home stays Litter box cleaning Dog walking

Harley’s K9 Sitting offers various pet services, including grooming, doggy daycare, boarding, and dog walking. Despite the name, they also offer in-home cat-sitting services. Every cat visit lasts for 15 to 20 minutes. They also offer in-home dog-sitting services with a small fee for each additional dog. They offer overnight in-home stays. For a small fee, you can get home-sitting services on top of this pet-sitting service. Additional fees may apply depending on the distance of your home.

Harley’s K9 Sitting is licensed, registered, and insured. Contact them directly for additional information.

Pet-sitting services in Hamilton

If you’re looking for a pet sitter to hire, there are plenty that offer pet-sitting services right here in Hamilton. There are even services specifically for feline households, like Little Paws and The Scratching Post, and if you also have other small animals in your home, check out Tails to Whiskers. Before you leave for your trip, make sure that your pet is in the best of health. You can do that by booking an online virtual care appointment through Vetster, so you can connect with a veterinarian for advice.

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