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

56 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. Caryn

Farm stay for good pups

Lyme, CT, 06371

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

11 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)

3. 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)

4. Adriana

Trustworthy & with extra insurance!

Essex, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

20 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)"

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

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)"

6. Maryann

Large fenced in yard for running!

Centerbrook, CT, 06409

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Maryann is kind and caring and went out of her way to send plenty of photos and updates. She also had a few other adorable pups that our dog loved playing wi... (more)"

7. 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)

8. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. Olivia

Responsible and Trustworthy.

Old Lyme, CT, 06371

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

13. Lisa

Flexible schedule, very active!

Ivoryton, CT, 06426

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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

14. 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)"

15. 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)

16. 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)

17. 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)

18. Brendan

Work on a Farm & Love Dogs

Ivoryton, CT, 06442

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brendan has watched my energetic young Golden Retriever pup, Parker, numerous times!! He takes him on long walks in the morning and evening (anywhere between... (more)"

19. Meghan

Dependable care for your fluffies!

Chester, CT, 06412

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Meghan has been looking after our furry and shelled (2 red eared sliders) family members for several years and we couldn't be more relaxed while away. We are... (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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