Can you temporarily deactivate Rover?

If you want to change which services you offer, you can easily add, remove, or temporarily turn them off from your sitter profile. Looking to take a break from a service temporarily? Turn on Away mode.

Does Rover charge a fee to sitters?

Signing up for a Rover account as a dog owner is absolutely free. Depending on what services you choose to offer as a pet sitter or dog walker, you may be charged a small fee to cover a background check before getting started.

Are Rover sitters trustworthy?

It takes a while to get comfortable with meeting strangers in your home or in theirs, but by and large Rover’s users are just normal, trustworthy people looking for a sitter.

Can I take a break from Rover?

Away mode allows you to take a break from your sitting and walking services on Rover. When you turn on Away mode, you won’t be visible in search results for that service. This setting is useful when you’re unable to respond to requests—like during a well-deserved vacation.

How do you turn off Rover mode?

Under Services / Rates, select Services. Under each service you offer, select +Show Options. Toggle the circle to change your Away status. Green = Away.

Is Rover safe for house sitting?

Instead, it’s a good idea to use a service that can set you up with a house sitter guaranteed to meet all of your expectations. One of these services is With Rover, you can rest assured that every house sitter they list has completed a general background check.

Is Rover worth doing?

Taking into consideration that Rover allows you to work as an independent contractor, it’s totally worth it. The freedom of working by your own schedule and flexibility to set your own pricing lets you earn whatever amount works best for you.

Has anyone had a bad experience with Rover?

Jane M. I have had one dogsitting experience with rover which lasted about 23 hours because the dog I accepted into my home attacked my dog three times. I was able to reach the client before she left for her trip. I was told the dog had never behaved that way before but I hear that a lot in the dog park.

Do Rover sitters stay overnight?

The sitter will spend time with your pet and will, at a minimum let them out. Some may do a walk; others may not. However, house-sitting services vary widely. According to Rover, each “night” is good for up to 24 hours of pet care, which would include feeding, walking, playing, etc.

How much do house sitters charge for a Rover?

Cost: Since Rover house sitters set their own rates, you’ll find they vary widely depending on both sitter experience and the location of your home. Per night costs range from $15 to $150, so there’s no question you’ll find someone to fit your needs and your budget.

How much does Rover charge for overnight?

For example, an average charge for drop-ins/walks seems to be $15 – for a 30 minute service. An average charge for an overnight seems to be $25 – for a 24 hour service.

What does a Rover sitter do?

Your sitter takes care of your pets and your home. Your pets will get all the attention they need without leaving home. Your dog gets a walk around your neighborhood. Perfect for busy days and dogs with extra energy to burn.

Are Rover pet Sitters insured?

1 Answer. Hi Steve, NO Rover sitters are NOT insured or bonded, but there is a guarantee that provides limited coverage for the dog owner. This article describes the guarantee Many sitters purchase their own liability insurance to cover themselves in case something happens.

How does Rover work as a sitter?

Here’s how it works: By signing up as a dog sitter through Rover, you’ll be connected to a nationwide network of pet owners in need of caring providers who offer boarding, pet sitting, or dog walking. Sitters are also encouraged to send photo updates to their pets’ owners each day to ease their minds.

Is Rover a safe app?

The site is safe. The people on there are all individuals. Rover does not screen heavily (the way DogVacay used to do). Look at reviews, read entire profiles, and meet each person, go to their homes, and interview as you would for childcare or senior care.

How do u get paid on Rover?

Rover app
  • Tap the menu or More icon in the Rover app.
  • Tap Payments.
  • Tap Withdraw Money.
  • Choose your payment method: PayPal or check. Payments redeemed via PayPal are released within 1-4 days, with no fees.
  • Once you’ve chosen your payment method and filled out the form, tap Submit.
  • Tap Request Payment.

How much should I pay for dog sitting?

Pet sitters charge $25 to $30 a day on average, depending on the services involved. The average cost of a 30-minute visit is $25, while overnight pet-sitting costs $75 to $85.