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How much would u charge if you dog sat for 3 weeks?

I have a coworker grouching about how much she got paid for this gig. She stayed at these peoples house for 3 weeks and watched their two large dogs. She is not at all happy with her pay. What would expect to stay at someones place, walk 2 large dogs, feed them, play with them, etc?? just curious :)

 
Walker101

Asked by Walker101 at 1:34 PM on Jul. 26, 2010 in Pets

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  • I think what she got paid was more than fair. She got paid good for a kick back job.
    Esmrlda

    Answer by Esmrlda at 5:59 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • People around here charge 5-10 dollars a day..
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 1:37 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • I have watched my friends dogs for free for weeks.. but I would think this would have been arranged ahead of time so this wouldn't be an issue...
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 1:44 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • 2 large dogs for 3 weeks, I would charge $100/week. Most kennels around here charge upwards of $35-40 per dog per day.
    deadheadjen

    Answer by deadheadjen at 2:02 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • Your friend should be Happy with what she was paid- I have paid someone $250 to stay at my house for a week to watch my Chi/Yorkie; but i didn't pay for their food-
    daisyb

    Answer by daisyb at 9:24 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • I dog sit for people regularly. For two large dogs, to stop by the house twice a day I charge 25 a day. If I am house and pet sitting I would charge at least 25 per night.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 3:27 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • So what was she paid that she's complaining? Just curious too! lol
    deadheadjen

    Answer by deadheadjen at 3:42 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • Jen: $300 before the person left but that was for like food for the dogs, food for her, etc. Then another $400 when she got back.
    Walker101

    Comment by Walker101 (original poster) at 3:53 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • Wow. What an ingrate! I would NOT have paid for her food if I was the animal owner and $400 is more than generous! Are you just sitting in the office thinking "omg, shut UP!" I would be! LOL
    deadheadjen

    Answer by deadheadjen at 4:27 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

  • i'm always sitting here thinking omg shut up when she talks lol. I figured what she got paid was not bad at all. She likes to work little for lots and this shows it.
    Walker101

    Comment by Walker101 (original poster) at 5:12 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

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