We know from first-hand experience how tough it can be to leave your pet behind whilst you’re away from home. It’s essential to choose the right pet sitter for your furry friend. This means doing your research – what pet sitting services do they have to offer, how much does it cost, where are they based and how far can they travel? To help you on your way, we’ve put together a list of pet sitters in St Albans and further afield that may just tick all the right boxes…
The Cat Butler
If you’re mad about your cat, this exclusive cat sitting service might just be the right option for you and your feline friend! If you’re based in the Hertfordshire area, their fully vetted and insured cat sitters can feed your cat and more. Visit the Cat Butler website for more information on rates and a full list of services including their complimentary home security checks.
St Albans Pet Services
Need a pet sitting service specifically tailored to suit you? St Albans Pet Services are an established, family run business managed by experienced pet owners. For those of you who own more than one pet, St Albans Pet Services provide a personalised, fully insured service that includes dog walking, daily dog checks, puppy care home visits and small pet feeding.
Hiring a small, friendly, home pet care service such as Paws Buddy can give you the peace of mind you need whilst you’re away from home. Because each pet (whether this be a cat/dog or kitten/puppy) has different requirements and regimes, every pet care package is tailored to your specific needs. You’ll even receive regular updates via text or email while you’re away!
Because PET Relief is run by Lisa, a former veterinary nurse, the pet sitting service has very close connections with local veterinary clinics and therefore has the knowledge needed to care for a wide variety of pets. Operating from her own home near to Hemel Hempstead, Lisa offers anything from dog walking and cat feeding, to exotics pet sitting for those based in St Albans and its surrounding areas. This means you won’t have to rely on friends and family while you are away from home.
Verulam Pet Services
Claire Trulock aims to ensure that your pet keeps to its usual routine while you are away, preventing the stress and medical risks that come with placing your pets elsewhere. Strictly for cats and small pets, Claire is fully insured and CRB checked. Before you book, make sure you visit the Verulam Pet Services website for their list of pet sitting guidelines.
Nina’s Nannies for Pets
If your pet is used to the luxury of 24hr care, Nina’s Nannies for Pets might be the right option for you and your furry friend! This award winning pet and house sitting service covers the South of England. All live-in pet and house sitters are fully vetted and police checked and in some circumstances can even care for livestock and exotics.
Dogs and Mogs
Great for those of you with busy, stressful working lives! Dogs and Mogs offers dog walking, puppy socialisation, cat feeding, let out and pet taxi services in Watford and the surrounding areas. Founders, Claudia Hayter and Julia Holmes, are both members of NARPS (National Association of Registered Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers) which means you can book with confidence.
Happy Pets St Albans
Whether it’s due to an owners long working hours, a trip away or an illness, Happy Pets is perfect for pets who are left for long periods of time throughout the day. Their tailor-made packages offer anything from dog walking to small animal care.
My Doggy Walks
If you’ve had trouble with a pet sitter in the past, you’ll be pleased to know that My Doggy Walks welcomes all breeds including bull breeds and rescue dogs. This professional dog walking and puppy sitting service also offers cat visits and overnight dog sitting. For more information, get in touch with Astrid Hojlund – consultations and advice are free of charge!
Please note that this list should only be used to inform your research and does not form any recognition, recommendation or guarantee of the products and services provided. We advise that you visit and check each listing above to your own satisfaction before contacting each pet sitter directly.
If you’d like any pet advice or simply need to stock up on pet accessories, food and bedding before you leave home, feel free to visit our store in St Albans or contact us.