What is the average rate charged by a pet sitter?


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The average cost of pet sitting depends on the type and number of pets, the geographic location, the type of care needed, and the frequency of pet sitting. Typically, dog and cat pet sitters in major metropolitan areas charge between $15 and $35 per pet per day, as of 2015.

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Dog walkers charge $10 to $25 per day for each dog. Pet sitters who offer kennel boarding charge $20 to $25 per day for each pet. Pet hotels charge between $35 and $90 per pet depending on food choices, watering and the type of exercise needed. Groomers typically charge $20 to $85 per weekly visit over a six to eight week schedule.

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