Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Essex, CT

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

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1. Yvonne

Come to "aunty" Yvonne's & play!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

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

"Yvonne was EXCELLENT! Loved having peace of mind that our babies were in her care during a last minute Thanksgiving request for her to come. Both dogs were v... (more)"

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4th of July
2. Adriana

Full Time Sitter & Extra Insurance!

Essex, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"What great peace of mind. From the initial Meeting I felt very comfortable leaving our pups in Adriana’s hands. The two pups were home for a Few hours and ma... (more)"

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3. Carie

Mount Archer Doggie Daycare

Lyme, CT, 06371

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

"Carie took excellent care of my Lola! She even sent me pics and small video clips of my dog having a blast staying with her. I was almost afraid my dog woul... (more)"

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4th of July
4. Caryn

Farm stay for good pups

Lyme, CT, 06371

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

About: Open fields, long walks, balls, sticks, tons of attention. We love dogs and are happy to have yours visit our family while you are away. This is a ... (more)

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4th of July
5. Mary Jo

Stay at home kid and dog mom!

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

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

"Mary Jo helped to watch my two dogs Tank and Ranger. Both are bigger dogs and need a lot of attention, she did great! Mary Jo also is involved in taking in... (more)"

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4th of July
6. Morgan

I am a huge animal lover

Clinton, CT, 06413

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

"Morgan took care of my Dog and Cat during times when I was on extended vacations or just long weekends. She is an obvious animal lover and did a wonderful j... (more)"

7. Emily

Pet Portraitist & Active Dog Walker

Essex, CT, 06426

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is great with animals. I have known Emily since Freshman year of high school, 2011. She was apart of the small animal program at Lyman hall and she lea... (more)"

8. Nicole

I’ll take care of your fur babies!

Chester, CT, 06412

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We absolutely love Nicole! Our dog Micky and she bonded instantly! Nicole is very caring, loving, and treats animals as her own. We highly recommend her and ... (more)"

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4th of July
9. Olivia

Responsible and Trustworthy.

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Olivia did an awesome job taking care of my grumpy old man! (more)"

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10. Lisa

Flexible schedule, very active!

Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"My dog adores Lisa. Highly recommended. (more)"

11. Chaz M

Caring and Empathetic to the dogs.

Ivoryton, CT, 06442

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chaz is a great dog sitter! He is reliable and takes good care of our pets. He keeps us informed with any activities or issues and our pups are happy to se... (more)"

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12. Stephanie

Currently a veterinary assistant

OLD SAYBROOK, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Have worked as a veterinary technician for over 3 years, currently working as an assisitant working my way up the scale to be a tech! Worked in Ari... (more)

13. Arthur

Huge Lawn, Private Road

Essex, CT, 06426

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I know Arthur Tilley for many years and I can honestly say that he is a very responsible person, He has been a very reliable and trustworthy young man. (more)"

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14. Melissa

Provider of exercise and affection!

Clinton, CT, 06413

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"You can’t go wrong with Melissa. She has been a dog lover since she was little. Her experience has included multiple dog care from newborn puppies to older ... (more)"

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4th of July
15. Eden

Always happy to meet a furry friend

Deep River, CT, 06417

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

"Eden Marquis is the perfect example of how everyone is a part of everyone else. In the short year and a half I have known Eden for, I quickly realized what a... (more)"

16. Laura

Animals love me and I love them. :)

Essex, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Laura is a great sitter. My dogs Rusty and Clover loved her! She took them both to the path behind our house when she walked them and they loved it. I will d... (more)"

17. Diane

Dee's Spoiled Pups

Westbrook, CT, 06498

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an experienced dog/cat owner. My goal life was to become a veterinarian. I missed that train. I have been a responsible dog owner for over 25 ... (more)

18. Ariel

Extremely trustworthy pet sitter!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ariel was great - receptive and communicative about my fur babies, despite their lack of social skills. A relief to have conscientious care. (more)"

19. Tabitha

Licensed Vet Tech at your service!

Westbrook, CT, 06498

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

About: I have been in the vet field for 8 years, been a technician for 6 years and licensed for 3 years. I have both ER & general practice experience. I... (more)

20. Nicole

I am a total dog lover!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nicole is very much a dog person and loves to take care of all pets in general. I have trusted Nicole with my dog numerous times and he always comes back hap... (more)"


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