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Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Athens, IL

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

Tip: Contact sitters now to confirm availability.
Confirmed availability
4th of July
1. Brie

Will send pics of your pup to you

Springfield, IL, 62704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brie has grown up around dogs and has a natural ability to care for them. She understands the importance of proper care, grooming and nutrition. She has work... (more)"

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2. Traci

I love your dogs!

Decatur, IL, 62526

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

"I worked with Traci at a boarding facility as her shift leader, and I can tell you she is wonderful with the dogs and any animal for that matter. She has com... (more)"

Confirmed availability
This weekend
3. Brianna

EXPERIENCED~TRUSTWORTHY~CONSISTANT

Greenview, IL, 62642

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bri is so good with animals! She has helped me with my fur babies many times and they love her! Would definitely recommend her to sit and/or walk anyone's pups. (more)"

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4. April

Dog lover!!

Springfield, IL, 62704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"April is very caring and loving and will do everything to make your pet feel special. She has loved pets her whole life. I know you won't be disappointed i... (more)"

5. Taylor

10+ years of fostering experience

Petersburg, IL, 62675

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We had Taylor watch our Great Dane and wire hair grffon overnight. She was great with them from the moment she arrived for the meet and greet. The dogs abso... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
6. Chelsea

Ceritfied vet assistant

Chatham, IL, 62629

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I started watching animals when I was ten and I have loved it ever since. I do it more for fun and enjoyment. Animals seem to like me and the owner... (more)

Confirmed availability
4th of July
7. Hailey

Fenced yard for lots of fetching!

Chatham, IL, 62629

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

"I have known Steven and Hailey for over a year. Bristol and my dog get along great and love to play. There had been multiple times I’ve needed help due to wo... (more)"

8. Sarah

Love play time and being outside

Springfield, IL, 62704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is always helpful and follows my dog's schedule to a T. She listened to my concerns and even sent pictures. She's awesome and very reliable and caring. (more)"

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9. Emily

Very flexible with time and money.

Athens, IL, 62613

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

About: I’ve had pets throughout my whole life and now as a college student at Illinois Wesleyan I’m looking for an oppurtunity to interact with pets while... (more)

Confirmed availability
4th of July
10. Sarah

Animal loving stay at home mom!

Rochester, IL, 62563

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

"Sarah has always been a lover of dogs and of all animals, has taken care of many people's dogs (including her own), and is sure to provide good attention, fu... (more)"

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11. Carli

Dogs are a girls best friend

Rochester, IL, 62563

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carli is a loving, intelligent, compassionate person. She loves all animals but especially has a soft spot for dogs. She watches my rescue dog frequently an... (more)"

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12. Margaret

playtime is a priority!

Springfield, IL, 62704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Maggie is awesome! She takes very good care of my pups when I’m busy or not in town! They love her! I will definitely be using her as my pup sitter again! (more)"

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13. Cassidy

Active dog lover - walk, play & fun

Chatham, IL, 62629

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

"Cassidy was a perfect option for our 3 year old Australian Shepherd who requires great deal of attention and is very high energy. She had taken him on long w... (more)"

14. Elizabeth

I love walks, runs and hikes!

Springfield, IL, 62707

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am thrilled to write a testimonial for Liz. Liz is my daughter and is interested in dog sitting/ dog walking perhaps through Rover. She is very responsible... (more)"

15. Peter

Expert in Animals of All Sizes

Cantrall, IL, 62625

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Peter literally his whole life and have yet to find an animal he didn't like or a pet he didn't take excellent care of. He quickly learns their ... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
16. Maryl

The best care for your best friend!

Springfield, IL, 62711

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She Will Love Your Dog More Than You! I travel fairly often and Maryl always took care of Louie. You will not find a more compassionate, thoughtful and resp... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
17. Gabriella

Home full time,fenced yard,energy

New Berlin, IL, 62670

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

About: I have a lot of energy so I’m willing to run and play with dogs. I love them and have had dogs my whole life. Because I am young I have completely ... (more)

18. Emma

Large fenced in yard!

Springfield, IL, 62702

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

About: Has owned dogs for entire life, grew up caring for animals. Goes on walks 1/2 times a day, upbeat. Keeps on a regular schedule that will be easy fo... (more)

19. Breanna

your dog needs exercise and so do i

Springfield, IL, 62702

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

About: 26. I love dogs and my children love them too. I walk my sister's dogs all the time. I take my kids to apl frequently to pet the puppies. I think t... (more)

20. Jeremiah

Dog loving dog trainer

Springfield, IL, 62704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a certified dog trainer with three dogs of my own and have had my own dog since I was 6 months old. I have dog sat off and on all my life from... (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 Athens 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 Athens, IL 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

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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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.