A pet sitter is responsible for providing temporary care for pets while their owners are away. This may include feeding, walking, and providing general companionship. Pet sitters may also be responsible for administering medication or performing other basic tasks as requested by the owner.

Pet Sitter Job Responsibilities

  • Feed pets according to schedule
  • Give pets fresh water
  • Walk and exercise pets
  • Play with pets
  • Clean up any pet messes
  • Keep pet areas clean and tidy
  • Medicate pets as needed
  • Provide love and companionship


  • To provide loving care for pets while their owners are away
  • To ensure that pets are wellfed, watered, and exercised
  • To provide clean bedding and fresh litter for pets
  • To administer medication to pets as needed
  • To keep owners updated on their pet's wellbeing while they are away

Pet Sitter Job Skills & Qualifications Needed

  • There are no specific skills or qualifications needed to be a pet sitter. However, it is important to be responsible and have a genuine love for animals.