Pet Sitting in Essex

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

1. Charlotte Verified Background CheckRover 101

I love dogs more than anything!

Killingworth, CT, 06419

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Charlotte watched our cats while we were away. She did a great job. Kept me updated with messages and pictures. I would definitely recommend her services!!! (more)"

2. Kaitlyn Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Never a dull moment with me around!

Clinton, CT, 06413

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

"We love Kaitlyn! She has taken care of both our dogs multiple times. She is professional, reliable, and detailed with her reports. She is always willing to hel… (more)"

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 Easter weekend
3. Erica & Thomas Verified Background Check

Family Love for your Pet

East Lyme, CT, 06333

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

About: Our 3 children are dying for us to get a pet but we have not committed yet. We thought this would be a great way to see how responsible they will be… (more)

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
4. Sophie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Caring & Responsible Pet Sitter!

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Sophie! She provided drop in care for my cat over 4 days. He’s quite timid around anyone but me but for Sophie he emerged quickly for pets a… (more)"

5. Arthur Verified Background Check

Grad student who loves dogs!

Clinton, CT, 06413

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

"Arthur was terrific! He was reliable and communicated with me each time he visited the "girls". I would absolutely use him again! (more)"

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6. Kelly Verified Background Check

Dog mom looking to love your pet!

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly has been walking my dog for a while. He always looks so happy in the pictures she sends me. She even feeds him for me when I am stuck late at work. I rec… (more)"

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7. Mary Jo Verified Background CheckRover 101

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 was great. My dogs loved her! (more)"

8. Kim Verified Enhanced Background Check

Canine Care ❤️

Westbrook, CT, 06498

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

"Kim is a great animal caregiver! She is patient and attentive. She always makes sure her dog's needs are met and pays attention to health, nutrition and, safet… (more)"

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9. Caryn Verified Background CheckRover 101

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 re… (more)

10. Cheryl Verified Background CheckRover 101

Baxter's Buddies

Niantic, Niantic, CT, 06357

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

"We love when Cheryl pet sits for us when we are away! Cheryl is great! Highly recommend. She always sends cute pictures and keeps us updated on our kitties and… (more)"

11. Tracey Verified Background Check

Born & raised with dogs! Love them

deep river, CT, 06417

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

"Tracey is: *an animal lover AND behaviorist (by profession) *extremely professional, mature, and dependable *trustworthy with your pet, home & belongings *… (more)"

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12. Beverly Verified Background Check

Home full time ~ Retired Teacher ~

Clinton, CT, 06413

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

"In the time I've known Beverly, she has a special way with animals that I can appreciate. No matter what size the animal, the bond is there. (more)"

13. Amy Verified Background Check

Loving, Caring and Attentive

Westbrook, CT, 06498

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

"Thank you so much, Amy! My three dogs were very well taken care while we were away. Amy sent adorable pictures, and was able to accommodate for the different… (more)"

14. Lee Verified Background Check

Lots of love & attention available!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

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

"Lee was the best pet parent ever for his dogs sunny and Hannah! He also frequently watched our beloved dog oliver, caring for him like he was his own. He wou… (more)"

15. Roger Verified Background Check

Because Pets are FAMILY TOO

Westbrook, CT, 06498

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

About: I Have taken care of pets all my life starting around age 11. I walked neighbors dogs and fed their cats when on vacation. I cared for my own cats an… (more)

16. Rachel Verified Background Check

animal loving college student

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I’ve cared for dogs my whole life personal and professionally from walks to curling up on the couch I am open to helping however I can. I can provide… (more)

17. Adriana Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Professional Full Time Pet Sitter!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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 made… (more)"

18. Teri Verified Background Check

Pets are people too

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Excellent caretaker. Attentive, communicates consistently and took very good care of our lab. He looks better than when we left! Thank you!! (more)"

19. Tess Verified Background CheckRover 101

CT Pups & Cats

Ivoryton, CT, 06442

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

"Tess was wonderful! Super communicative, lots of photos and very accommodating. She understood the different needs of my two cats and made sure she took care o… (more)"

20. Samantha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Excuse me, can I pet your dog?

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sam was great! Super friendly and clearly loves animals. Her drop-in updates were thorough along with photos. (more)"


The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pets — and check in on you home — turn to Rover. It's easy to find a loving Essex pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted pet sitters in Essex, CT, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet(s). We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your house and pet sitter all through Rover — it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy Essex pet sitters and avoid the kennel.