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.

1. Yvonne

Come to "aunty" Yvonne's & play!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

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

58 repeat clients

"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)"

2. Cheryl

Baxter's Buddies

Niantic, Niantic, CT, 06357

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

5 repeat clients

"We were hesitant to leave our 12 year old English Bulldog, as we had never hired a petsitter before. But Winston was just getting too old and too grumpy for... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
3. Adriana

RELIABLE & with extra insurance!

Essex, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

23 repeat clients

"Adriana was wonderful! She and her husband came over for a meet and greet and were great with our four dogs. They were friendly and attentive and when she c... (more)"

4. Maryann

Large fenced in yard for running!

Centerbrook, CT, 06409

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Maryann was a very pleasant woman, extremely accommodating, friendly and kind. My dog really took to her and you can tell she is a long time dog owner. Highl... (more)"

5. Caryn

Farm stay for good pups

Lyme, CT, 06371

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

13 repeat clients

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)

6. 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

5 repeat clients

"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)"

7. Emily

Pet Portraitist & Active Dog Walker

Essex, CT, 06426

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily loves all kinds of animals. Along with taking exception care of her own dogs, she has four years experience in an animal tech class from high school wh... (more)"

8. Leah

Run, hike, snuggle, fetch, etc.

Clinton, CT, 06413

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leah is an exceptional dog owner and walker. She knows how the surroundings a dog is placed into can dictate their behavior. She will place the dogs safety a... (more)"

9. 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)"

10. Lisa

Flexible schedule, very active!

Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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

11. Meghan

Active Animal Lover

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

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

"Meghan is very professional and responsible, she will put your dogs needs first. She has had a dog her whole life and he was the most important part of her l... (more)"

12. Carie

Mount Archer Doggie Daycare

Lyme, CT, 06371

Dog Boarding, 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)"

13. 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)

14. Melissa

Provider of exercise and affection!

Clinton, CT, 06413

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

15. Arthur

Huge Lawn, Private Road

Essex, CT, 06426

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Art is a kind and careful person who is great with animals and people alike. He is respectful, flexible, and quick to respond. He has cared for our dear fami... (more)"

16. Sara

I’ll run and hike with your dog!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have loved dogs ever since I was a kid and my family has had a black lab mix named Rowland for 6 years! Whenever I am home on the weekend or have... (more)

17. Ariel

Extremely trustworthy pet sitter!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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

18. 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)

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. Damaris

Lover of dogs & cats!

Westbrook, CT, 06498

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had either a dog, cat or both for over 25 years now. My (pets) are Not pets at all, they are my Babies and I treat them as such. I look at a... (more)


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