Animal House Pet Sitting

Caring for your pets when you can't...

Serving Birmingham, Alabama!

Phone: (205) 910-0677
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Are you going out of town on vacation or business and want someone to care for your pets in their familiar home surroundings? Or maybe while in town, you are away from home for long hours and want someone to walk your dog, give your pets a bathroom break, feed them, or just give them a little attention during the day? Animal House Pet Sitting would love to help you take care of your animals while you are away.

Reviews for Animal House Pet Sitting

Animal House Birmingham is the highest-reviewed pet sitting service in Birmingham on Thumbtack, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Here are some customer reviews below:

"John is the BEST!! I am probably the hardest customer he has ever had with the pickiest critters and I have no reservations about recommending him to anyone. If he says he will do it - it is done and done right!! So very glad that God brought him into my life. Otherwise I would miss many things that I really enjoy - John has made traveling away from the pets very easy and we appreciate him very much!!!"

-- Peggy C. (posted on Thumbtack with 5/5 stars)

"John Duke of Animal House came through for us in a big way, providing full pet service in a big house full of complicated cats for over a week. It was great to be able to check in regularly from overseas and get detailed updates. We will call on Animal House again!"

-- Sean F. (posted on Thumbtack with 5/5 stars)

"John is very flexible with our schedule and has even been available last minute, which let's face it, life happens. We know our pup (more like a retiree at 11 years of age, but a pup at heart) is always in good hands and that is worth every penny!! :-)"

-- Nicole M. (posted on Thumbtack with 5/5 stars)

"I want to thank Animal House Pet Services for helping me when I needed last minute care for my beloved cat for a week. Found their web site, called, met with them and they met my cat! Professional and personal care as if it was their pet! Rates were so reasonable and well worth it! Got updated via phone and even picked my mail up. I recommend them to anyone. Totally A+ services and I will use them again. You won't be disappointed!!!"

-- Pam, Hoover, AL

Why a pet sitter?

Pets are a part of a pet owner's family. We want them to be happy and cared for. At times, we have to be away from home for extended periods, such as for vacations, business trips, long work days, hospitalizations, etc, and we can't give our pets the care they need. Pet sitters offer a solution to this. They can help look after our pets when we can't.

Professional pet sitters do more than just feed and water your four-legged family members. They give your pets attention and play time. They can watch for any medical problems the animals may be experiencing. They can provide some home security by notifying home owners if any emergencies come up, bringing in mail, and rotating lights on and off. They can also perform small household tasks like watering plants or taking garbage out.

Some of the benefits of using a professional pet sitter are:

  • Pets are allowed to staying at home in their safe, familiar surroundings, and are able to stick to their routines.
  • Pets receive personal attention, affection, and exercise while owners are away for prolonged hours.
  • Owners have the security of someone regularly checking on their homes.
  • Pet-sitters can help take care of the home by services such as watering plants, bringing in mail and papers, alternating lights on for security, etc.
  • Owners don't need to feel they are imposing on family or friends to care for their animals.
  • Pet-sitters are usually less expensive than boarding their animals elsewhere.


Animal House Pet-Sitting would be glad to help you with your pet care and home care needs. We will care for your dogs, cats, ferrets, hamsters, birds - even your snakes! We would be glad to perform any or all of the following services while you are away:

  • Feeding and watering
  • Exercise and play time
  • Giving pets attention
  • Dog walks and potty breaks
  • Litter box or animal cage cleaning
  • Clean up of any pet-related messes
  • Administration of needed medications
  • Bringing in of mail, newspapers, packages, etc.
  • Watering plants
  • Taking garbage out, if needed
  • Turning lights on and off on rotating basis to help provide security

  • Basic Vacation Package (includes all the above services except giving medications) - $15 for 1-2 pets (approximately a 30 minute visit)
  • Abbreviated Package (for taking care of animals that don't need/want a lot of attention or for fewer services) - $12 for 1-2 pets (approximately a 20 minute visit)
  • Dog Walking - $15 for 1-2 dogs (approximately 30 minutes)
  • Giving Medications - $2 per pet
  • Additional pets (for 3 or more) - $3 per pet
  • Multiple visits per day will be offered at a discount.

Get in touch! Contact

Animal House Pet-Sitting would love to help you with your pet care needs. If you would like help, whether for vacation, long work days, during convalescence, or whatever reason, or if you would simply like more information, please contact us at:

Phone: (205) 910-0677


We provide pet sitting, house sitting, and dog walking for all of the Birmingham and Jefferson County area, including Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Bessemer, Homewood, Pelham, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Helena, Center Point, Hueytown, Talladega, Cullman, Jasper, Gardendale, Sylacauga, Calera, Irondale, Moody, and Leeds.

Animal House Pet-Sitting is licensed, insured, and bonded.