House Sitting in Elmwood, Philadelphia

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1. Kathleen

Dog-Loving Nursing School Student

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

1 repeat client

"Kathleen sent me detailed texts about both my pitties and how they were doing that made our weekend away stress free. She was very friendly at our meet and g... (more)"

2. Olivia

Don't pause for paws!

Norwood , PA, 19074

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Olivia is very caring and competent and did not seem fazed by some of the peculiarities of my rescued dog. She promptly responded to phone calls and texts a... (more)"

3. Shane

Compassionate Animal Lover

Girard Estates, Philadelphia, PA, 19145

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shane stayed in our house with our dog over Thanksgiving break and was amazing! He was a great communicator throughout the booking process and was honest abo... (more)"

4. Maggie

Fun, active, patient, and kind!

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19139

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

About: I grew up on a farm in rural Indiana, I have been caring for pets my whole life! As a newer transplant in the city, I understand it's hard to consi... (more)

Confirmed New Years Availability
5. William

Very open schedule; rain or shine

Girard Estates, Philadelphia, PA, 19145

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Will is definitely a dog person! He was great with our two ~60lb. dogs over Thanksgiving week. He was really flexible in coordinating times to meet up in a... (more)"

6. Dominique

Dr. Doolittle takes on Philadelphi!

Elmwood, Philadelphia , PA, 19142

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dominique was an exceptional dog sitter for my American bully Kane. She would watch him while I was at work during the day and I'll come home during the even... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
7. Rose

Fun-loving and reliable dog-sitter!

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rose is friendly, sweet, reliable and accommodating. We recently moved here from the Midwest and we miss our former doggy/house sitter. We have a senior do... (more)"

8. Liz

Animal Whisperer Extraordinary!

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia , PA, 19143

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Thanks Rover.com for asking me to support Liz for your pet sitter or dog walking opportunities. I am confident to give you and your clients the highest ... (more)"

9. Emma

Lifelong dog lover & photographer

Belmont, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Georgia loved Emma. Georgia seemed very happy when I returned from my trip. Emma was accommodating and responsible. I would definitely message her again f... (more)"

10. Megan

Ready to Play with Your Pet!

Point Breeze, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

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

12 repeat clients

"Megan was great and the dogs loved her. She sent us pictures all the time and the house was left organized. We are very happy with the service she provided. (more)"

11. Amanda

Your pets new best friend!

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda has been pet-sitting for us for over 4+ years and I can't say enough great things about her. She has taken care of our 2 dogs on every vacation we hav... (more)"

12. Angela

South Philly Dog Lover

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Angela is awesome! She watched our older dog, Betty, in our home while we were out of town. Angela took great care of Betty and our home while we were away. ... (more)"

13. Kylie

Experience dog sitter and dog lover

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, Philadelphia , PA, 19147

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

"Perfect house guest! Kylie cared for our two dogs over thanksgiving holiday, and we couldn't have been happier! Kylie stayed in our home caring for our two a... (more)"

14. Katherine

Personalized care for your pooch!

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19143

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

"I have been in the traveling business for a long time and I own 2 pitbulls. It has been very hard for me to find someone who has had the time to meet my need... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
15. Abigail

Passionate about proper dog care!

Girard Estates, Philadelphia, PA, 19145

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abigail was lovely. When we arrived home, Luna was tired (in a good way) and seemed super well taken care of. Abigail met with me prior to staying over and... (more)"

16. Eboni

I pause for paws

Cobbs Creek, Philadelpia, PA, 19139

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Eboni was a great pet sitter and took good care of Chloe! It was nice to have a note about what she and Chloe did every day with days and times, and to see s... (more)"

17. Kaitlyn

Experienced Animal Caretaker

Belmont, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Kaitlyn was great with my two dogs. My Golden had to get stitches right before she came to watch them and she kept be updated on how he was doing throughout ... (more)"

18. Wayne

Dog-friendly student here to help

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We didn't get to have Wayne watch our dog at the hotel for us because our flight was delayed. But Wayne was super understanding and responsive to every texts... (more)"

19. Gina

Walkin' & Waggin'

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Gina has taken care of our two shihtzus with tender loving care. She is a natural with our dogs. They enjoy their "walkies" and treat time. We never have t... (more)"

20. Susanna

Love cats and dogs- flexible sched

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been taking care of dogs for 15 years. I volunteer at PAWS animal shelter and I own a rescued cat and dog. I love spending time with animals... (more)

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