Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Makanda, IL

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

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1. Kirsten

Very passionate animal lover❤️

Carbondale, IL, 62901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I cannot say enough great things about Kirsten and how well she was! She was so sweet and thoughtful while taking care of my pets, she sent great pictures an... (more)"

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2. Shane

Large yard and home full time.

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

About: I have had many care taking jobs and also a past kennel technician position​ at a local animal hospital. I make it a point to educate myself about ... (more)

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3. Whitley

Kennel Experience w/ Fenced Yard

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Hello! My name is Whitley and your dogs are my priority! Since I was in pre-kindergarten I knew I wanted to be a veterinarian. I started working in... (more)

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4. Summer

park time, socializing,large fence

Murphysboro, IL, 62966

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"So Summer is a animal lover and she just adapts to whatever you give her. She's caring and takes good care of her own animals. She spends time with each of t... (more)"

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4th of July
5. Sara

Canine Companion Extraordinaire

Carbondale, IL, 62902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Another great experiene with Sara, thanks so much! (more)"

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6. Kendra

Let me spoil your pets!

Carbondale, IL, 62901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra has always been very compassionate and caring towards my pets. Her well rounded experience with every size and breed of animal is outstanding & she is... (more)"

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7. Hannah

Masters student at SIU- Active

Carbondale, IL, 62901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I am a Masters Student at SIU, which leaves me with a lot of flexibility in my schedule. I have been an owner of and around dogs of all sizes- ... (more)

8. Kori

Zoology Grad Student loves dogs!

Carbondale, IL, 62902

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kori is amazing with animals! She has a degree in behavioral zoology and is great with animals. She takes care of our dog so well! (more)"

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9. Ryann

Dogs are my best friend!

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello fellow friends! I am a very active grad student who is a former division 1 athlete! I am 23 years old, and am very trustworthy and responsibl... (more)

10. Breagan

HAPPINESS UNLEASHED

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Breagan is awesome with Pride! This was my first time letting someone watch my precious Pride, who is a Toy Poodle. He is so small and I've always been afrai... (more)"

11. Sarah

Compassionate Animal Lover

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sarah loves animals and will go out of her way to provide customers with the best dog- or cat-sitting experience possible. More than once, she has rearrange... (more)"

12. Alexandra

Dedicated to making your pet happy

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexandra takes the best care of our dogs every time she dog sits them. They love Alex and so do we. No worries when Alex is watching my dogs. (more)"

13. Andre

Very flexible hours!

Carbondale, IL, 62903

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: If you're reading this, hello! My name is Andre and I have over ten years experience with dogs of all shapes and sizes! I have experience with pit... (more)

14. Rachel

I'm free whenever you need me!

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Relieved to find someone reliable to take care of my cats. She sent me updates and pictures while I was gone. I would hire this sitter again. (more)"

15. Thaddeus

Home full time, able to walk often.

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Thaddeus is a loving and playful dog caregiver who is curiously interested in the uniqueness of each dog and how they communicate with their caregivers. He ... (more)"

16. Emma

Professional Dog Lover

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an avid dog lover and a life long dog owner! I also have experience with hyper terriers, puppies, and senior dogs. I am more comfortable walki... (more)

17. Abby

I'll be your dogs best friend!

Carbondale, IL, 62901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I have been on another dog boarding website for a year now. Everyone I have done business with is very happy with how well I am with their animals.... (more)

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18. Alex

I'll run or walk with your dog

Carbondale, IL, 62902

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am college student looking for a small part time job for extra cash. I grew up with 7 dogs in my household (all indoor) that were a variety of si... (more)

19. Ashley

Pre-veterinary student

Carbondale, IL, 62901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley loves the dogs. I think she is the best person to take care for any animal . She also has known about the dogs because she has 3 dogs and 2 cats and t... (more)"

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This weekend
20. Madison

Home 5 days!Lots of room for walks!

Alto Pass, IL, 62905

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an avid dog lover! I have 2 Pomeranian dogs in my home and 4 adult cats. I live in a very rural area with an unfenced yard! We have a large ho... (more)


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