Definition of pet sitting in English:

pet sitting

Syllabification: pet sit·ting
(also petsitting)


The activity of taking care of pets for absent owners: an article on how to make money petsitting [as modifier]: a pet-sitting business
More example sentences
  • Other facilities that can be arranged are pet sitting, dog and cat beds, videos, litter boxes and pooper-scoopers.
  • There is a large highly mobile expat community living here and they need kennel and pet sitting services immediately.
  • We care for each other's pets, allowing us to travel more freely without pet sitting costs.


pet sit

verb (pet sits, pet sitting, pet sat)
More example sentences
  • She says her best job was petsitting dogs, cats and horses for Schwaby's Pet Care
  • I wanted to show him that pets are "not scary", and so I've petsitted a cat.
  • You can even pet-sit horses. I've petsitted horses before and it's easy.

pet sitter

More example sentences
  • I am in full support of registered petsitters and consider they offer an excellent service to caring owners of sensitive pets.
  • Using a boarding service for a few days my not be practical so there are pet sitters who come and 'babymind' your pet in your own home.

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