Your little dude doesn’t love being left behind, but at least you can make sure he’s in good hands with a pet-sitter from one of these cool sites.

Photography by Shaina Fishman
| Credit: Photography by Shaina Fishman

If you’re super picky 

Send your dog on a sleepover with, an Airbnb look-alike with tons of reviews. The site accepts less than  20 percent of the sitters who apply, so these pros are way better than a neighbor's kid. As with all these services, prices are set by sitters based on market rates.

If you're a helicopter parent

With, you can get GPS routes of the walks your pooch took with the sitter and a highlight reel of every snappable moment you missed. Low-maintenance pet? You can book half-hour visits to save money (say, $16 check-ins versus $45 overnights)

If you're too busy to search is the digital equivalent of asking around. Fill out a quick survey and your info will be sent to local insured pet-sitting pros. Depending on your location, you can expect one or two matches to reach out—this site is about quality over quantity.