Pet Sitting Personalized to Your Exact Needs in the GTA

Why impose on a friend, neighbour or relative when While Away Services can send a dedicated, bonded and insured pet sitter directly to your home. Whether you need visits once or twice a day, or once a week, we can provide the services most suited to your needs.

Leave Your Pets Where They Are Most Comfortable

Leave your pets in their familiar surroundings where they are most comfortable While you are Away. Our suburban Greater Toronto Area pet sitters are experienced in pet care and will feed, exercise and play with your pets – giving them lots of love and attention. From walking your dog to changing the kitty litter and cleaning the bird cage, we can handle all of your varied pet needs.

If you are on vacation, we will keep your home looking lived in, as well as caring for your pets. Our pet sitters are pleased to bring in mail and newspapers, water plants, adjust lights or curtains and other tasks per your unique requirements. Visits can be made as often as you and your pet require.

Book Early if Possible to Secure Your Pet Sitter

We can make last-minute arrangements but advise you to book early—especially for busy holiday periods—to allow us enough time to select the appropriate sitter. Planning ahead will help you enjoy a worry-free experience. All inquiries and bookings may be conveniently made by contacting our office.

If you decide to reserve service, we will arrange for one of our bonded and insured sitters to meet you at your home. This will allow you to become acquainted and discuss the services, schedules and individual care that your pets require. Please contact us to make an inquiry or to book a service.

Visits for Dogs

Whether you are going away on vacation or just have a long day at work planned, While Away Services is here to help with all your dog care needs.

Dog Sitting Services

  • Private walk in your neighbourhood / play time in yard
  • Fresh water and food according to your instructions
  • 1/2 hour of time per visit
  • Provide medication when required – please contact us to discuss
  • Monthly billing available
  • Hourly care available for dogs

Visits for Cats

Allow your cats to be comfortable in their own surroundings While you are Away. Our bonded and insured cat sitters will come and visit as often as you and your cats require.

Cat Sitting Services

  • Setting out fresh food, water and treats
  • Scooping / changing litter
  • Play time, cuddling and companionship
  • Administer medication when required – please contact us to discuss
  • Hourly care available for cats

Visits for Small Pets

Our littlest friends sometimes need the most care. Have one of our bonded and insured pet sitters come check on your small pets While you are Away.

Bird, Fish, Reptile & Pocket Pet Services

  • Setting out fresh food, water and treats (including outdoor feeders)
  • Cleaning cage as required
  • Aquarium care
  • Play time and affection

Hourly Care

While Away Services provides hourly pet sitting throughout the GTA on an as-needed basis. This service is popular for people whose pets are recovering from a medical procedure or an injury. If your pet needs supervision While you are Away from home for a few hours, we can help. This service is also popular with owners who need to be away during weddings, funerals and other events. Our pet sitter will arrive at your home before your departure and stay with your pets until you return.

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While Away Services will help keep your pets happy and your home safe.

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