Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Central, Boston

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

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1. Claire

Outgoing, friendly, loves animals

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Claire was so great! Thorough, sweet, and sent so many awesome pictures of our beloved Pablo. If it wasn't a pain for her to get to our home, we'd book her a... (more)"

2. Lindsay

Zookeeper who loves all animals!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lindsay took great care of my cat. She gave her lots of TLC and provided thorough updates with photos each day. She was also available on relatively short no... (more)"

3. Sara

Office visits and parks galore!

East Boston, Boston, MA, 02128

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

2 repeat clients

"Sara was incredible! She took lots of photos and videos and, above all, was kind and patient with our rescue pup. We couldn't be more thankful to have found ... (more)"

4. Anna

Homeward Bound still makes me cry

South Boston, Boston , MA, 02127

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Anna made me and my girls (the dogs) feel comfortable right away. She stayed in touch with me throughout the weekend, sent pictures and I didn't have to worr... (more)"

5. Kelsey

Around the clock love & clean home

Somerville, MA, 02143

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

11 repeat clients

"Kelsey was great to work with. She was very professional and took great care of our cat, Charlie. I also appreciated how flexible she was when our plans chan... (more)"

6. Jenny

Jenny D - Charlestown, MA

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Jenny is flexible, reliable, communicative, and most importantly, our puppy looks so happy when he's hanging out with her. I'm looking forward to continuing ... (more)"

7. Erin

Experienced dog owner

Somerville, MA, 02143

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I graduated from Tufts University in 2015 and am now living in the area working full time. I grew up with dogs and have been around them my entire ... (more)

Confirmed New Years Availability
8. Diana

Make Having A Pet Easy!

Somerville, MA, 02145

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I was so appreciative that Diana was able to visit my dog on Thanksgiving. She sent texts with photos and updated me at the end of her visit. She has a profe... (more)"

9. Bren

All you need is love and a dog!

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02120

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

5 repeat clients

"Bren was very caring and loving to my cats, she fed then, played with then and sent me pictures. She was professional and attentive, and communicated with d... (more)"

10. Adrienne

Let me play with your dog!

South End, Boston, MA, 02115

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hello, My name is Sylvie and I can surely, wholeheartedly and undoubtedly affirm to you that Adrienne is a responsible and loving dog caregiver. She has p... (more)"

11. Carey

Animal loving college student

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02120

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Carey was a lifesaver for me on short notice! It is hard to trust a stranger with your pups, but I was I needed her in a pinch after other plans fell throug... (more)"

12. Amanda

Focused on customer experience!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02108

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

17 repeat clients

"Amanda replied to our last minute request to walk the dogs and was great with them. Took them out twice and sent pictures and texts to let us know how they w... (more)"

13. Regan

Very Responsible Dog Lover

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Regan loves dogs!, and all other 4 legged creatures of the world. She is an extraordinarily trustworthy and very responsible dog sitter/walker, and my dog Ro... (more)"

14. Bridget

Dying to play with pups!

South End, Boston, MA, 02116

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

6 repeat clients

"Bridget was easy to coordinate with prior to checking on our dog. She communicated with us before and after taking him on walks, let us know how he was doing... (more)"

15. Alice

i love your pup!

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02115

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Alice is great! I booked her to drop in for multiple days while I went away for the weekend. I have 2, 11-year old toy poodles and they love her! She appropr... (more)"

16. Shay

Reliable Sitter-Boston Commons area

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

About: Your pets do miss you every time you walk out the door. They might not understand why you left them, but they can appreciate a loving & dependable ... (more)

17. Alex

My Dachshund is Instagram famous

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02115

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex is probably the best dog sitter in boston. I've known her for a while now and never see her without a dog! Very responsible and trustworthy. #inbound (more)"

18. Robin

South End Sitter/ Cambridge Drop In

South End, Boston, MA, 02116

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Robin was great! She was very quick at responding and was lovely to meet. Our dogs were well taken care of and she even sent some pictures! We will definitel... (more)"

19. Sarah

Dog's best friend!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sarah does a great job with my puppy. She also sends a detailed update card every day. I love getting that when I am at work. (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
20. Annie

Friendly dog lover!

Central, Boston, MA, 02111

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi! My name is Annie. I have had dogs in my family my entire life, and currently have a german shepherd and a husky at home. I have experience taki... (more)

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