As of July 2015, the average cost of overnight pet sitting is $60 per night. Rates will vary depending on location, the type and number of pets, and what specific tasks are expected of the pet sitter.
Average costs of pet sitting for other lengths of time are $10 to $18 for a 15 minute visit, which typically just covers feeding and bathroom needs; $15 to $25 for a 30 minute visit, which includes some extra time for petting and playing; or $25 to $35 for a 60 minute visit covering additional attention time for the pet. The average cost of taking a pet to a boarding facility is $12 to $110 per day, depending on the services and amenities. A basic boarding facility's average daily charge is $12 to $26 per day as of July 2015.