Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Alachua, FL

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

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1. Li

Need a last-minute sitter?

Gainesville, FL, 32606

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Li was awesome! I needed someone to come check on my dogs for me extremely last minute and Li came through! I was nervous using the app to contact a stranger... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
2. Kim

I will make your pet smile!!!!

Alachua, FL, 32615

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kim did an excellent job taking care of my older, special needs dog. I highly recommend her! (more)"

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3. Brittany

I love taking pets on adventures!

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittany was excellent! She took excellent care of my cat while I was away, going so far as to inform me of a possible flea infestation and applying medicati... (more)"

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4. Jeffrey

UF Vet. Student - Loving & Expert

Gainesville, FL, 32605

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"He is wonderful with my dogs and they loved him! Very responsible, will follow all instructions, knowledgeable and experience. I definitely recomend Jeff as... (more)"

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5. Annie

100% available to love your baby

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Annie is the best of the best when it comes to watching your furry companion(s)! She is hard-working & very knowledgable, genuinely caring for your dogs like... (more)"

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6. Lydia

Lydia's Ark Pet Sitting

Gainesville, FL, 32606

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi! I'm Lydia. I'm a student here in Gainesville, studying wildlife. I have always loved animals and I've had pets my whole life. I live by myself ... (more)

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7. Shelly

Dogs make the world go around! <3

Gainesville, FL, 32653

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelly D. was absolutely the best. I loved her sweet spirit and the attention she gave my baby. She even took my trash out on trash day. I will request her ... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
8. Hannah

Full-Time Grad Student & Dog Lover!

Alachua, FL, 32615

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I could tell that Hannah was going to be a good fit right when I met her. She was wonderful with my puppy from the first minute. She has been coming over a c... (more)"

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9. Laura

Pet oasis

Gainesville, FL, 32605

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Laura was great with my puppy. I believe she would provide a safe and loving environment for all pets. She is very sweet and has a great play area for any s... (more)"

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10. Bianca

Love dogs, love helping people.

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bianca has taken care of my 5 year old chow chow Gus countless times and he loves her! From long walks to baths and pampering, she always keeps him entertain... (more)"

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11. Hilary

Veterinary student pet sitter

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm currently a 3rd year veterinary student at the University of Florida. I have had pets since I was a child and feel very comfortable with any sh... (more)

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This weekend
12. Jessica

I'll treat your pup like family!

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica is very loving and caring with my dog. Anytime that I need someone to care for my dog, or watch him for an extended amount of time, I know I can trus... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
13. Breonah

Dog lover since diapers.

Gainesville, FL, 32606

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Breonah loves dogs of all breeds. She is a great pet owner. She also owns other pets to include guinea pigs and turtles I would recommend her for a job wal... (more)"

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14. Oriana

I'll stop a convo to point out dogs

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"When Oriana and I went to school together in Miami, she would always be the one to watch my pets when I went to visit family for weekends or holidays. She wa... (more)"

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15. Cory

More than a sitter: a friend

Gainesville, FL, 32606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cory’s great with our animals! He treats them like they’re his own, which is exactly what I was looking for. You can’t go wrong choosing Cory. (more)"

Confirmed availability
This weekend
16. Nicole

Experienced Dog Hugger!

Gainesville, FL, 32653

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nicole was wonderful! She is incredibly kind and it was absolutely wonderful to be able to fully enjoy my vacation knowing Donnie was in great hands while we... (more)"

17. Jaci

Born dog person

Gainesville, FL, 32653

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jaci is so great to have as a pet sitter. She has taken care of my Saphy multiple times. This week she was amazing, because she was able to come over and s... (more)"

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18. Elaine

Loving Animal Enthusiast!

Gainesville, FL, 32653

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elaine took good care of Chelsea and even sent photos to let us know everything was good at home. She was easy to communicate with. It was a great first Rove... (more)"

19. Abram

Love, Attention & Expert Care

Gainesville , FL, 32606

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abram always shows genuine love and care for my dogs. My dogs are always very excited to see him which is a very good sign of how much they love him. He alwa... (more)"

20. Molly

Animal-loving UF Graduate Student

Alachua, FL, 32615

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I did not meet Molly face-to-face because I was in town for the FL-TN game and my time was short as I traveled from NC. We spoke on the phone and via messagi... (more)"

As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Alachua pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Alachua, FL who meets your — and your pet's — needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet — including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

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1) Browse Sitters

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.