PET SITTERS CAPE TOWN 

Pet Sitters provide affordable 'at your home' pet care which includes all your precious pets. No packing required, no 

costly kennel cough injections, no change in routine

no unwanted germs, no worries. We come to you.


 "We will be there because we care"


We can also administer insulin, chronic medication and first 

aid and walks if required - full or part time in-house pet care. 


Service fees from R 99.00 per day



Call Carol: (+27) 072 197 3830

or click here to view our online query page

 The Business of Professional Pet Sitting in South Africa (PSSA) - Join our team 2017

  • Pet Sitters Cape Town provides 'at your home' pet care which includes all your pets at your home. No packing, no kennel cough, no special vaccinations, no change in routine, no worries - you call, we come to you.
  • Safe, trustworthy and accountable lock-up and go service. Your pets stay in their own home routine, while we do the traveling.
  • Cuddles, play time, feeding & walks* with all our personal tailor-made pet care assignments.
  • We provide PEACE of MIND, while you take a break away from your furry family
  • All pet sitters are trained, certified and accountable for their service and conduct in you home. We have successfully completed in excess of 18 000 pet care assignments since 2010. We are here to stay by popular demand.
  • We do INSULIN and THYROID medication administration for cats and dogs
  • You can interview us for FREE. Reference available. No obligations.
  • 100% peace of mind money back guarantee. Insured for public liability.
  • Personal pet care assignments from R 99.00 per day* (T's and C's apply)

       14 key questions to ask when hiring any pet sitting service

           We provide affirmative answers to all of these questions. Print your interview list below. 

1.    Does the pet sitter have recent customer references available and can you     

      call the clients now? YES

2.   How did you find your pet sitter? By referral, on the internet or flyer – does 

      the pet sitter have a website? YES

3.   Has your pet sitter completed any formal training on animal behavior or first 

      aid classes? YES

4.   Is your pet sitter contactable 24/7 in case of an emergency? Can you find 

      assistance if your pet sitter goes missing or is not contactable? YES

5.   Does your pet sitter provide you with a formal agreement and interview that is 

      CPA compliant and specific? YES - 2 page agreement + 3 page information

6.   Does your pet sitter have public liability insurance in case of an accident, and 

      with whom? Insured by Outsurance

7.   Does your pet sitter have a back-up buddy if they are unable to care for your 

      pets and they require assistance due to personal illness or an accident? YES

8.   Is your pet sitter accountable to a professional licensed body? YES - PSI, 

      PSSA and Consumer Protection Act compliant.

9.   Is your pet sitter endorsed by any local vets, animal shelters or a professional 

      organisation? YES Tygerberg Animal Hospital and others.

10.   Does your pet sitter have a social or welfare responsibility in the  

        community? YES, we support many shelters through financial and hands 

        on assistance through our members and sitters.

11.   Do you really know who your pet sitter is and where they live? YES, all our 

        sitters comply with FICA requirements.

12.   Does your pet sitter undergo Continuous Professional Development 

        (CPD) training? YES, 2-4 times per year.

13.   Does your pet sitter have field experience and if so, how long have they been 

        active? YES, all pet sitters have field experience and customer ratings.

14.   Does your pet sitter have a 100% guarantee if you are dissatisfied with 

        the service? YES, we guarantee your money back if you are dissatisfied.

  • By asking your pet sitter these 14 key questions, will empower you to make an informed decision, and not a price decision. Cheap pet sitting services, often don’t have adequate internal structures in place when an emergency arises or the resources required to solve an emergency situation. We do < Click for PDF
  • Most pets enjoy their own environment best and may dislike the changes that holidays can bring if they are sent to new places or kennels*. Pets may become stressed, and withdrawn when away from their own home, and sometimes the human, just needs to get away without having to entertain or manage your pets while on vacation.
  • Some pets are more suited for boarding homes, especially when pets are prone to continuous barking or illness when owners are away for extended periods of time - we have various stay-in options to overcome this challenge.
  • Our certified, insured, pet sitter team will ensure consistency and your usual animal care and feeding routine while you are away on holiday or business. All your requests are written and signed to ensure excellence.
  • All pet sitters are independent trained business owners and certified for pet care competency and first aid through an International accredited organisation. All pet sitters are accountable to the organisation, with strict procedures and a code of conduct which they adhere too. 
  • We deliver 1, 2 or 3 daily visits as per your request, or a personal stay-over service to take care of your indoor pets. We cater for special needs and administering of medication too. We care for your pets as if they were our own. All pet sitters are independent trained business owners and certified for pet care competency and first aid through an International accredited organisation. Daily "pat and play time" and "head to tail" checks are part of our daily service. Walks are optional* 
  • We include in our pet care services the following: ALL DOMESTIC PETS, your pool, post, plants*, poop, refuge bin placing and daily perimeter checks for peace of mind. Inside light and alarm management included for FREE if required. 
  • It is proven that homes with certified pet sitters are LESS likely to be burgled, as the homes "seem" occupied and attended to. A simple task like putting out the bin, bringing in the post and rotating lights while owners are away, indicate a presence of people, and are less likely to be noted as unoccupied.

"WELCOME TO OUR FURRY FAMILY"

Certificate of competence

Dear Pet owners and Valued clients

As the year gathers momentum, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of our pet sitter business. We achieved higher levels of competency and confidence levels than any year before. Thank-you for your ongoing support and feedback. All the licensees (Business Partners) achieved additional pet care certifications which enable them to better care for your loved ones thereby providing a value added service while you are away.

Pet Sitters has successfully completed over 18 000 individual assignments since 2010, until 2017* in our local Cape Town suburbs.

In December 2016 we facilitated more than 1000 pets in over 568 homes in Cape Town - References available for all our pet care professionals.

As ‘gate keepers’ and ‘caregivers’ of pets and homes, our vision for “Excellent pet care to absent owners” will continue to develop and expand with your support.

Best wishes - Leigh & all our Regional Suburb Licensee Business Owners.

Join our Team - Applications for Pet Care Business Owner Licensees now open for 2017.