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.

1. Joseph

Man seeking dogs

Wellington-Harrington, CAMBRIDGE, MA, 02141

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Joseph was absolutely amazing with Benji, my cat! He was super playful, sent so many pictures and videos and made me feel so comfortable leaving him for the ... (more)"

2. Jenna

Dog and cat lover and avid runner

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenna took excellent care of my pet, going above and beyond by not just dropping in to check on things, but spent time playing with him and giving him attent... (more)"

3. Alison

I'll play music with your dog!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alison is wonderful! I highly recommend her. She sends lots of pictures and detailed notes of her visits. I can always tell what days Alison has come for ... (more)"

4. Catherine

TLC for your pets while you're away

East Boston, east boston, MA, 02128

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

"Catherine came to the rescue this weekend when our pet care fell through last minute. She had no qualms working with our wild-man Shar Pei, who can be quite ... (more)"

5. Sarah

Quality time with your dog or cat!

Winter Hill, Somerville, MA, 02145

Drop-In Visits

"Sarah was amazing and flexible, taking wonderful care of Princess while we were away. She sent lots of photos and communicated Princess’s status clearly. (more)"

6. Gabriela

Experienced, reliable, & loving!

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was my first time using rover and also Penelope’s first time having a sitter. From the pictures it looks like Penelope had a great time and no accidents... (more)"

7. Kristen

I'll take your dog out for a sniff!

somerville, MA, 02143

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

"Kristen was a great dog walker. Very knowledgable about dogs and attentive to, our dog and his special needs. Highly recommended! (more)"

Available this weekend
8. Michaela

Dogs are better than people

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Beacon Hill, MA, 02114

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

"I have two Adult, female Rottweiler mixes whom I rescued while living in a small ski town hidden high up in the Colorado Rockies. Both of my fur-babies are a... (more)"

9. Primrose

Furry friend need a pal for a day?

Wellington-Harrington, Cambridge, MA, 02141

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Primrose provided great care for our cat Wolfie during our last trip. Wolfie has recently been through a change when his companion kitty passed away a few m... (more)"

10. Colleen

Experienced, Responsible Petsitter

Chelsea, MA, 02150

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Colleen was a huge help watching our two cats. She was very responsive and took the best photos of them while we were away. We came home to them happy and we... (more)"

11. Cassidy

Dog's best friend

Central, Boston, MA, 02110

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

"Cassidy is always prompt to respond, comes on schedule and communicates with us really well while we’re away. She’s been a huge help for us so far this summer! (more)"

12. Ruby

The Crate Escape: Cats & Dogs

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ruby is always super friendly, and takes great care of our two beloved cats! She makes sure they’re well fed, loved, and all of the above. Thank you for bein... (more)"

13. Emma

True dog lover available full time

Cambridgeport, Cambridge, MA, 02139

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emma watched our cat for 2 weeks while we were away and did a fantastic job! It was so fun to get pics while we were gone, and we came back to a very happy a... (more)"

14. Steph

Caring for pets in Fenway/Back Bay!

Brookline, MA, 02446

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Steph was great! I have a cat who can sometimes take a bit to warm up to new people but from day 1 my cat adored her! She left my apartment extremely clean a... (more)"

15. Monica

Lifelong dog owner- Work from home

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a lifelong dog owner. I have volunteered at animal shelters (ASPCA) where I was trained to walk and care for dogs of all ages and energy level... (more)

16. Ashleigh

Fun-loving & caring pet sitter

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We are thrilled Whenever Ashleigh watches our dog. She is always so friendly and kind, and is a natural with dogs. Our pooch took to her immediately. We high... (more)"

17. Maytal

I'll run, play and spoil your dog.

South Boston, South Boston, MA, 02127

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

"Maytal was great! I needed her last minute to stop by to let my dog out and to Be feed. She was very responsive and very caring towards my little girl! (more)"

18. Scarlett

Home Full Time - 100% Dog Person

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

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

"Scarlett is awesome - took great care of my fluffy cat while we were out for a long weekend. Super responsive and easy to schedule with. Highly recommend. (more)"

19. Tyler

I will treat your dog like my own!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02116

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tyler has always been great with pets. We recently got a puppy and he’s been helping out with him. He loves to play and keep him entertained! Tyler is very r... (more)"

20. Ashley

Responsible and Loving pet owner!

Central, boston, MA, 02114

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley is great. You cab tell she has a geniune love for animals which is my biggest criteria when looking for someone to petsit my bunny boy. She kept me co... (more)"

In Central Boston, MA, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their pet sitting needs. Over 1,747 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in Boston, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking pet sitting in Central Boston can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book pet sitting in Boston on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

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