Click HERE for a list of Services and Rates.

(We will meet or beat any competitor's rates!)

We offer every pet care service available, (with the exception of detailed grooming).  Whether it's to just let your pet out into fenced yard, take him/her for a walk; litterbox cleaning; feeding & watering, pet taxi, keeping company, daily visits, help administering medicine, overnight care, etc. You name it, we do it.  Each visit/overnight stay (which includes care throughout the day) is customized to meet each pet family's needs.  We are there at critical times to insure your fur family stays on their regular routine.

*Slem's will overnight at any location within 25 miles of 63114. Sometimes further, call for details! (Fees vary. Our services and rates are listed on the Service and Rates page.)

*For overnight/day stays, we will give full love and attention to your pet(s) a minimum of 12 hours each day and will keep your pets on their regular routine to reduce stress while you are away: 
Slem's overnight fee includes overnight and care throughout the entire following day (vs. charging extra for daily visits like other pet care providers). 

*Overnights include general housekeeping, feeding & watering pets & plants, playing with and showing GENUINE affection to your pets, home security, going for walks, newspaper/mail retrieval, even house cleaning & yard work, poop scoops, trash in/out, and anything else you may need done (while keeping your best friend(s) company, we might as well make ourselves useful in other ways too!)

You can rest assured, when it comes to your home and personal belongings: if we don't need it to care for your pet, we don't touch it! Maybe with the exception of the remote control, the fridge, the microwave and the (cough) toilet :-)


And of course we bring our own food and drinks (for us, not your pets sorry :-).

We do not do drugs, and very rarely drink alcohol...(special occasions maybe...and although caring for your pet is of course, a special occasion, it doesn't warrant any alcohol beverages :-).

You will receive a copy of our background checks, references and driver's licenses at the Meet and Greet.

Testimonials and reviews can be found on,, & in Tails magazine

4/30/2012, PetSitUSA names Slem's Pet Care as their featured Pet Sitter.
Thank you PETSITUSA!!!!!! Review:

*Slem's Pet Care is the best pet sitter we have ever had. Their genuine love for animals shows. We have used them multiple times and have been pleased each time. Our dog Riley loves it when we go out of town so he can see his friends. If you are looking for someone you can trust in your house and to take great care of your pet, you have found the right people! ~Melissa

Facebook Reviews

​*Can't say enough about your care of Hermione!!! If anything, I think you completely spoiled her .....LOL!!! Thank you again for all your help and easing our minds while we were gone!!! Look forward to seeing you again!!! ~Sandy

*Had such a great experience with Slem's Pet Care. I felt very safe knowing they were with my pets. My babies love them! ~Jason

Just a few of many reviews from our happy clients:

Angie's List Reviews:

*I was desperate for someone to watch my cats for (4) days when I found Slem's Pet Care. I was a little bit concerned that I would be allowing someone that I didn't know to have access to my house while we were absent. Slem's Pet Care showed up for the first meeting on time and immediately put me at ease. When I left for my ski trip I had zero worries about my cats and household while I was gone. I had an idea to ask them to text me photos of the cats when they came the (2) times per day, but thought it might be a little excessive...They exceeded my expectations by doing just that without me even asking. I was totally impressed! It is a great feeling to be away and get reassurance texts throughout the day. When I returned there was a hand-written receipt on the dining table with visit verification tabs for each visit. Much more professional than I even expected. It is good to see there is still quality service out there in a sea of scammers! ~Kurt

​*Donna provided pet-sitting services for my dog. The service included an overnight stay.Donna promptly returned my voicemail and accommodated my schedule for a no-cost meet & greet. She was punctual and came with treats in her pocket to warm up to my nervous dog. Donna demonstrated confidence with my pet and listened to my description of my pet's habits and outdoor routine. At the end of the meet & greet, I booked her for an overnight stay (two full days). On Day 1, Donna sent me video clips of her arrival and re-introduction to my dog. Throughout the visits, she texted photos and messages, reassuring me that everything was going smoothly. My dog had warmed up to her easily. At the end of Day 2, my flight home was delayed a few hours. I contacted Donna to ask her if she could let out the dog one more time and even possibly stay another night, which she agreed without hesitation. I was grateful Donna made another visit that night before I made it home. I felt very comfortable knowing my pet was being well cared for. Donna has a genuine affection for animals, and she made me feel like my dog was her favorite. I rated the cost "Good" instead of "Excellent" only because it is understandably higher than a traditional dog kennel. The cost/value was well worth the peace of mind. Donna is professional, and she takes great care to gather information about your pet(s), their habits, likes/dislikes, and home environment to ensure a smooth experience. Overall = excellent experience. ~Elizabeth

​*Slem's Pet Care stayed overnight the entire time I was out of town. Fed and walked Played and provided wonderful companionship for my puppy. Brought in mail and kept my house extremely tidy. Kept me well informed with all of Lola's activities (w/pictures and videos) I could not have been happier, if you are on this site looking for a pet sitter, then you care about, spoil and want the best for you 4 legged babies. I could never kennel my 6 year old Golden Retriever so I began to search for a new sitter. Lola's previous sitter began a full time job and could no longer sit. It's a very hard decision to allow someone into your home with your best friend. After the meet and greet I did not have a worry in the world. Lola was so happy, Slem's Pet Care sent videos and pictures daily and kept me very well informed and let me say Lola's tail was wagging pretty fast. It's also nice to know there is someone at your home while gone. Slem's Pet Care is so dependable and I came home to a very happy pup and a clean house. I would recommend Slem's Pet Care very highly. ~JoAnne

*Donna stayed with our three dogs over night on a few occasions. She fed them, played with them, walked them, and kept them company. The dogs loved her. Our initial meet and greet prior to the first overnight stay helped get the dogs acquainted with Donna. She was prompt, friendly, attentive to the dogs' needs. She even brought a folder with information about her and her business which we really appreciated. The first overnight visit went so well, we had her back when we went out of town for a week. When we met to give Donna the house key for our second trip, the dogs greeted her as if she was an old buddy. That NEVER happens. Every day we received updates on the dogs, often accompanied with photos of their behavior, and Donna also kept a journal of their activities and responses at the house for us to read when we returned. We will be using her again. ~Linda

​*Slem's watched our golden on 4 separate occasions from September to December. We actually live in another state and came to St. Louis for sporting events. Slem's P.C, was incredibly acommodating to our time and schedules and we found their pet sitting services to be top notch. They are amazing with animals. Our golden is rather timid around new people and has not traveled all that much in her lifetime, however, she took to them very well. Coming to a new city and not knowing anyone to watch our dog was rather nerve wracking for us as parents of a kid with fur. They were awesome from the start.  Very accommodating of our schedules and never did we worry about our pet while in their care. We plan to utilize Slem's pet sitting services each year while we are in St. Louis. We would not consider using anyone but them to care for our pet. ~Joleen

​*Both Donna and Cindy were very attentive to our concerns and provided exceptional service while we were away. They texted us with periodic updates, which was reassuring while we were traveling by car over 1,000 miles away from home. They provided a daily log documenting their activity on each visit to our home. They were not thwarted by a heavy snow and fulfilled the needed responsibilities as agreed. They went out of their way to provide extra services that were beyond normal expectations, such as feed the wild birds that visit our back yard. When we returned all the pets and plants were just as healthy and happy as we had left them, and and our home was safe and secure. We recommend them whole-heartedly and plan to use them again, and tipped them beyond their standard fee. ~Bob & Dorothy

*Excellent! We had other people/companies dog/house sit for us in the past. But have never been as comfortable leaving our dogs until we found Donna and Michelle of Slem's Pet Care. We will use their services in the future and suggest you do too. ~Tim & Michelle D.

Keeping your pets in their comfortable environment is what in-home pet care is all about!

Slem's Pet Care is your affordable option to kenneling your 4-legged family members!

If you've made it to this website, it means you have your pet's best interest at heart.

SIT and STAY! You're in the right place!

During your absence, your babies become our babies too, and we know how we want OUR fur babies treated when we can't be there with them!View our Angie's List testimonials and call our'll find that our care and prices can not be beat!We are no fly-by-night "Dog Sitters"...We don't do this "for extra spending money" or because we have spare time to kill.
(And it shouldn't cost you a fortune to have the BEST quality care for your fur family while you are away!!)​This is our passion.  It's what we do, it's who we are.

We are so confident that our rates are already the lowest in St. Louis, that our promise to you is: Slem's Pet Care will meet or beat ANY price!!  Don't be fooled by rates that "look to be lower than Slem's" ...We can save you the hassle of comparing rates.  If we do not already offer you the lowest rate, we will make sure we do!

Slem's Pet Care is a proud member of Angie's List with an A+ rating! Click below to check us out!

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We are currently not accepting new clients for overnight stays.  We are, however, accepting new clients for daily walks within 10 miles of 63141.  
Please note: We do not offer boarding or pet grooming.

*BE ADVISED: if we feel any animals are not being treated humanely, we WILL NOT hesitate to report it.  As members of the ASPCA, Missouri Animal Rescue, and The Animal Protection Association of Missouri, we will not think twice about removing an abused animal from it's environment immediately.  This includes repeated breeding without a license.

PLEASE report animal abuse!! You can do so right here, using this website, and stay anonymous if you prefer. Just click on the "contact us" link at the top of the page. Just give the address of where the animal(s) are located and a brief description.  And don't forget: animals left outside in extreme weather conditions without adequate food, water & shelter ARE INDEED abused animals).

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Slem's is a Proud member of National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Petsit USA

"The highest compliment our clients can give is the referral of their family and friends"

We will schedule a no-cost meet & greet so we can become best friends with your pets before we are scheduled to care for them. (And of course, for your peace of mind, you will receive copies of our insurance information, bios & background checks.)  

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How does your pet(s) benefit from using Slem's Pet Care?

  • ​Your pets continue on a regular routine, safe and secure at home.
  • Your pets receive individual attention in the form of walks, playtime, conversation, kisses and hugs!
  • You don't have to make extra trips to the kennel before and after your trip.
  • Your pets are not stressed by an unfamiliar location.
  • Your pets are not exposed to illness from other animals.
  • Regular visits give your house a "lived-in" look.
  • We are your affordable alternative to kenneling your best friends.
  • Call us so you can stop feeling guilty for confining your best friend to a crate while you're at work all day.
  • Go ahead and get that new puppy you've been wanting, we are here to help!
  • Know someone that is ill or disabled? Send us over to care for their pet! 
  • Contrary to what you believe, Pet Care in your home IS affordable!

​The Care and Welfare of your Pet:

It is our job to stay as close to your schedule as conceivably possible. This includes: Feeding, Watering, Walking, Medications, Brushing, Rolling around on the floor, or simply "Family Fun Time", etc.