Written by Emma Kansiz
Published 2022-07-05 / 4 min read
With the heartwarming motto “find your best friend’s next best friend” Petsitter.com aims to connect busy pet owners with reliable and caring pet sitters. For all you animal lovers reading, this side gig has your name on it! Whether you’ve taken care of pets before or you’re a complete newbie, this might be the opportunity for you. Read on to learn about the requirements and skills you need to become a pet sitter and see if you can make a side income doing something you truly enjoy.
Petsitter.com was created with the aim of constructing a community of pet owners and pet lovers who can work together to take great care of pets and have fun doing it. They have been praised and featured in The New York Times, HuffPost, and The Globe and Mail. PetSitter is part of the CareGuide family, a group of companies that connects customers and freelancers in a variety of different sectors.
PetSitter is not limited to dogs and cats. There are frequent posts by pet owners who need help feeding and watching horses, parrots, hamsters, and rabbits. The services offered are vast, including grooming, feeding, walking, and housecall services. Some pet owners only need help for a few hours on a one-off or weekly basis while others need pet sitting or kennel services for a week at a time.