Definitions

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  • n. One who acts as babysitter for a pet in the owner's absence.

Etymologies

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pet +‎ sitter

Examples

  • I guess it's the "last trip before Labor Day, so call the petsitter" thing.

    August 2006

  • Just because someone lists themselves as a "petsitter" it does not mean that he or she will give your fuzzy friend the best care.

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  • Write it down, lock it up, reserve a babysitter, a petsitter, and the rocking-est RV you can find.

    The 'Something Has to Give' Bowl

  • The apologetic petsitter gave her the number for the dog's vet - Friendship Hospital for Animals in the District - and Lynn started making inquiries.

    When Fido bites, some vets clamp down on his medical file

  • The person at the other end of the leash wasn't the owner, but a petsitter.

    When Fido bites, some vets clamp down on his medical file

  • Then, the other day, I was writing a note to my dog-walker/petsitter that needed to say more than the usual 'Thanks!

    What has HAPPENED to my handwriting?!?

  • Now, off to see if there's a petsitter available for that evening of spoken word.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Jasper will board at the vet's, and a petsitter and my seester will look after the older dogs here in the house.

    April 2005

  • If something happens to the petsitter then we won't be going.

    marilynnv Diary Entry

  • LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - A ferret adopted from a Long Island animal shelter after a petsitter lost it is going back to his original home.

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