What Time Can My Pet Sitter Come To My House

What Time Can I Schedule A Pet Sitting Business

Pet Sitting companies will offer time slots throughout the day and some will offer overnight visits. Your sitter will be at your home during the requested time slot. Most pet sitting companies can shoot for a more exact time, but will not guarantee it. This is because some other visits will inevitably run long or your home will be placed on a route with other visits.

Times When Pet Sitters Can Come To Your Home

These are typical time slots that pet sitters are available. These are the time slots that we offer at Paws At Home.

Pet Sitting Time-Slots

  • Morning: 7:00am – 9:30am
  • Late Morning: 9:30am – 11:00am
  • Midday: 11:00am – 2:00pm
  • Early Afternoon: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Late Afternoon: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Evening: 4:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Bedtime: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Flex Time: 8:00am – 8:00pm (For Cats)

Times When Dog Walkers Can Come To Your Home

Dog walking visits are usually offered during the late morning, mid-day, early afternoon, and late afternoon.

Most pet local pet sitting & dog walking companies will have similar time-blocks. I recommend finding one that has this standardized.

If you need a time outside of these standard time-slots, some pet care companies may be able to customize something for you, but there may be an extra charge.

Dog Walking Time-Slots

  • Late Morning: 9:30am – 11:00am
  • Midday: 11:00am – 2:00pm
  • Early Afternoon: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Late Afternoon:  2:00pm  5:00pm 

Pet Sitting Time-Slot VS Visit Length

Time slots are the timeframe that a pet sitter or dog walker will come to your home to care for your pets. For example, if you book a Mid-Day time slot, your sitter will come to your home to walk your dogs between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Of course, visit length is the length of your visit. For example, if you book a 30-minute visit, your sitter or dog walker will be at your home for 30-minutes.

To determine what length pet sitting visits are best for your dogs or cats, please see these articles:

Cancellation Fees

Dog walking visits will usually have more flexible scheduling than pet sitting. 

Dog Walking

For example, you might have your dog walker come every Monday, Thursday or Friday. But, if you need to add a walk, change the time, or cancel the walk that is no problem.

Keep in mind, if you have a lot of last minute changes you will eventually run into a situation where your dog walker will not availability. Although for regular clients, we will always do everything we can to make sure we can fit you in.

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