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.

Confirmed Holiday Availability
1. Yvonne

Come to "aunty" Yvonne's & play!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

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

55 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. Amanda

Older dog & special needs friendly!

East Haddam, CT, 06423

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I've known Amanda for over a decade, nearly as long as I've had my dog! Amanda is incredibly trustworthy, prompt, caring, detail-oriented, and will take amaz... (more)"

3. Ann

Writer, dog park & trails at apt

East Lyme, CT, 06333

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ann was the best pet sitter we've ever had! We went camping in Acadia national Park for a week and she send us photos every day of each pet, which helped us ... (more)"

4. Amanda

Experienced and Loving Dog Walker!

Westbrook, CT, 06498

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is wonderful with our 2 year old lab. I think he had more fun while we were away than he has when we're home. I give Amanda my best recommendation! (more)"

5. Lisa

Flexible schedule, very active!

Ivoryton, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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

Confirmed New Years Availability
6. Caryn

Farm stay for good pups

Lyme, CT, 06371

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

9 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)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
7. Adriana

Reliable sitters w extra insurance!

Essex, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"excellent!!!? (more)"

8. Kelsey

700 acres of fun!

Deep River, CT, 06417

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelsey was wonderful! What she needed to do for my dogs sometimes changed and she was always great about being adaptable about it. A true dog lover, she take... (more)"

9. Emily

Pet Portraitist & Active Dog Walker

Essex, CT, 06426

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is a great person and a very good dog sitter. She fully understands how to control and keep control of an animal in any situation without being forcefu... (more)"

10. Ariel

Extremely trustworthy pet sitter!

Old Saybrook, CT, 06475

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello, my name is Ariel and I am 22 years old. I live in Old Saybrook but stay at my boyfriends house sometimes in Wethersfield, so I am flexible i... (more)

11. Jessica

Keep calm & love animals!

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have cared for pets of all types for my entire life; dogs, cats and small fur babies alike! I've volunteered at shelters and will provide your pe... (more)

12. Avery

I'll run with your dog!

Old saybrook, CT, 06475

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

About: Hi! My name is Avery, and I am a big dog lover. If I could have more than 10 dogs, I would. I enjoy spending time with furry friends, and I can't w... (more)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. Maryann

Large fenced in yard for running!

Centerbrook, CT, 06409

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Maryann for over 15 years now and personally seen her with care for numerous dogs. She is very good wth animal and I can highly recommend her (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
14. 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

4 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)"

15. Cassie

Animals are my life

Westbrook, CT, 06498

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

About: Hi, my name is Cassie : ) I live in Westbrook and I currently work at a doggy daycare facility. I am also working on getting my degree as a Veterin... (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)

Confirmed Christmas Availability
17. Chaz M

Caring and Empathetic to the dogs.

Ivoryton, CT, 06442

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been caring for dogs and cats since I was 8 years old. I am psychotherapist who finds dogs to provide the best therapy and love. Dogs are so... (more)

18. Olivia

Responsible and Trustworthy.

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Olivia took care of our Wheaten Terrier, Murphy for a week in April of 2017. It was our first time leaving him. Olivia was wonderful and took amazing care of... (more)"

19. 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)

20. Meghan

Dependable care for your fluffies!

Chester, CT, 06412

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan is an amazing pet sitter! Any time my family and I have to go out of town whether it be a weeks notice or months notice, she's always willing to commi... (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.