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. Katie

Can I pet your dog?

Somerville, MA, 02145

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Katie did a great job! I know at the end of the time spent with my kitty, my kitty wasn’t as lovey as she usually is, I don’t think that was Katie at all. I ... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
2. Danielle

Your Pet is my PRIORITY!!!

Everett, MA, 02149

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

25 repeat clients

"Danielle truly went above and beyond-- she literally climbed into a window (with our blessing, since our door lock wasn't working properly) in order to care ... (more)"

3. Ashleigh

Fun-loving & caring pet sitter

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Ashleigh is a very smart, responsible young lady. She loves all animals, but her favorite by far is dogs. She is the oldest of 5 children and has always been... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
4. Colleen

Experienced, Responsible Dogsitter

Somerville, MA, 02143

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"I have had Colleen petsit over two weekends thus far & she has been great! She was communicative, proactive in sharing any concerns, sent text updates, was r... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
5. Liz

North End dog lover!

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

About: Hi! I grew up as a farm girl always surrounded by animals including dogs; although I love the city I miss my pups. I travel during certain parts ... (more)

6. Becky

I will love your dog like you do

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Becky did an amazing job1 she took care of Rocky with amazing care. she sent lots of pictures and always let me know how he was doing! Rocky is 16 years old ... (more)"

7. Candice

Love to teach old dogs new tricks

Somerville, MA, 02144

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

18 repeat clients

"Candice stopped in to visit my 11 week old puppy. When I got home 2 hours later he was still tired! Candice and I met a few days beforehand for an introdu... (more)"

8. Tori

RN &dog lover seeks to pamper pups!

East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 02141

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

7 repeat clients

"Have already rebooked with Tori for another visit!! She really went above and beyond with Giada(my cat), and I am immensely grateful for all her help. Bonus,... (more)"

9. Chris

Doggie Oasis & Pet Services

Ward Two, Somerville, MA, 02143

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

3 repeat clients

About: Hi! We offer a loving home for your dog while you're away, where the dogs can cuddle or play. We know how to make sure everyone has a great time, w... (more)

10. Anna

Experienced pet-sitter in S. Boston

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Anna was so great! She kept us up to date the entire time she was with Butters. He's a particular dog but immediately loved Anna. Not only is she so easy to ... (more)"

11. Hyebin

I will love you dog!!

Cambridgeport, Cambridge, MA, 02139

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Hyebin for a number of years and can tell you one thing about her: she LOVES dogs. She loves all kinds of dogs, from little yappy ones to big slob... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
12. Tara

Holiday help?? I am free!!

North End, Boston, MA, 02109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tara looked after my two cats for 5 days and I could not have been happier knowing they were in her care. She sent me lots of updates and photos which eased ... (more)"

13. Reina

Love everything about dogs!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Reina provided great updates and was very attentive. I would definitely book Reina again! (more)"

14. Lindsey

Runner & Boston dog park pro

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02115

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lindsey is a thoughtful, caring, and kind care provider. She's reliable while constantly going above and beyond to ensure pets in her care are comfortable an... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Nicole

Work from home most afternoons!

South Boston, South Boston, MA, 02127

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

2 repeat clients

"We have a Yorkshire Terrier who can be very difficult. He barks at every person and car that passes when we walk him. When Nicole starting walking him, she t... (more)"

16. Katherine

Will treat your pup like my own

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine was great with Abby, extremely responsive to our requests and great to work with! (more)"

17. Hanna

Loving, Active, Punctual Pet Sitter

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Couldn't speak more highly of Hanna taking care of our cat while we were on a long vacation. She is caring, communicative, and reliable. Even when our cat g... (more)"

18. Ruby

The Crate Escape: Cats & Dogs

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

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

13 repeat clients

"Ruby was wonderful! She spent a lot of time with Salem and sent us plenty of updates. No issues at all. We will definitely book with her again in the future! (more)"

19. Sophie

Lover of All Animals

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Thanks Sophie! Our cats were well cared for by you during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend :) (more)"

20. Victoria

College Kid with Need for Pup Love

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Victoria was awesome with our two labs! We had her watch them for a long weekend, she made us feel comfortable leaving our dogs in her hands and she was very... (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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