House Sitting in Essex

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

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1. Jenny Verified Enhanced Background Check

Peace of mind, safety, fun!

Wenham, MA, 01984

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny is fantastic! She took such great care of my dog and cat, sending lots of sweet photos and updates so we knew they were happy guys. And they love her. ... (more)"

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2. Heather Verified Background CheckRover 101

Lifetime animal lover

Ipswich, MA, 01938

House Sitting

"I can't say enough nice things about heather! She was so great with our two dogs. She even grabbed our mail and put the garbage can back for us! We will be c... (more)"

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3. Haley Verified Enhanced Background Check

Loves going for walks with dogs

Hamilton, MA, 01982

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Haley was a great sitter for us and we can't wait to book her again. This was the first time we had someone watch our pups for an entire week that wasn't a ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
4. Justin & Leah Verified Background Check

Super-awesome pet care

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

About: We live in a rural part of Gloucester close to Wingaersheek beach with a ton of extra space. We both like animals, but do not currently have our ow... (more)

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5. Lydia Verified Background Check

Animal care college student

Gloucester, MA, 01930

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lydia did a fantastic job hanging out with Fred at my house for a few days. She kept me updated on everything and even sent lots of photos of the fun stuff t... (more)"

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6. Bonnie Verified Background Check

Mans Best Friend...

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

"Hi I am Rita and I have two Basset Hounds , two Cats and a 120 Gallon Saltwater aquarium.. We would Highly recommend Bonnie as our Dog sitter when we go away... (more)"

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7. Jessie Verified Background Check

I’ll care for/love your doggo!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

"Jessie was great with our puppy and cat! Our pup was so happy and tired out from hanging with Jessie, will definitely book again! (more)"

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8. Ryan Verified Background Check

Caring for dogs is my passion

Wenham, MA, 01984

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ryan took great care of our two dogs. My dogs immediately took to him, so that was an encouraging sign. His knowledge of how to address behavioral issues and... (more)"

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9. Gillian Verified Background Check

Pets are a part of your family!

Beverly, MA, 01915

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Gillian is my older sister and other parent to our dog Ronnie. She knows how to discipline him but also gives him unconditional love and affection. Ronnie is... (more)"

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This weekend
10. Sandra Verified Background Check

i love to care for pets and play

Beverly, MA, 01915

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sandra K has been caring for our pets for many years. We have two housecats, and one house rabbit. These boys and girls are like our own children, and we are... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
11. Karlee Verified Background Check

Love Dogs! Flexible schedule

Wenham, MA, 01984

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

"I am very happy to have found Karlee. My two little dogs totally bonded with her, and I will be using her in the future. Blessings , Meredith (more)"

12. Julia Verified Enhanced Background Check

Making you and your pet happy 😊

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, 01944

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: $75 Over night: Staying overnight to ensure your pets are safe and not alone and happy through out the day and night . with multiple walks during ... (more)

13. Leah Verified Background Check

Certified veterinary technician!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leah was fantastic with Bella. She was extremely intuitive about her needs and she absolutely loved her. Leah is also extremely knowledgeable about dogs in g... (more)"

14. Anne Verified Background Check

Reliable Dog Sitter

Ipswich, MA, 01938

House Sitting

"Anne was great! She was very responsive and sent pictures of our happy pets. She was even able to help us out at the last minute when our return flight got c... (more)"

15. Grace Verified Background Check

I am definitely an animal person.

Wenham, MA, 01984

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

About: I have always loved animals. I have a dog and two cats who I love spending time with. I have experience with taking care of other people's pets and... (more)

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16. Jessie Verified Background Check

Responsible student who loves dogs

Hamilton, MA, 01982

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I completely understand the importance of having someone caring to look after your dog, a member of your family. I hope I can be that person for yo... (more)

17. Crystal Verified Background Check

4 dogs in the family, all sizes.

Beverly, MA, 01915

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"My dog loves it when Crystal comes over. She turns into Miss Wiggle Butts when Crystal arrives. She can't get enough of her. I'm considering having Crystal ... (more)"

18. Helga Verified Background Check

Energetic and loves dogs

Ipswich, MA, 01938

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Helga took great care of our dog and cat while we were for a weekend in January. She sent us daily pictures and frequent updates. We felt very confident leav... (more)"

19. Olivia Verified Background Check

Trustworthy Animal Lover

Manchester, MA, 01944

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

"Olivia has the patience of an angel, especially when it comes to high maintenance dogs. She has some really valuable experience with senior dogs that might n... (more)"

20. Ariana Verified Background Check

I'll treat your pup as my own!!

Manchester, MA, 01944

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dogs may be a mans best friend, but Ariana was my goldendoodle, Dolce's, best friend. Ariana is a patient, attentive and responsible young lady who I would g... (more)"


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