Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Essex, MA

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. Joanna

I LOVE dogs & they LOVE me!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

About: I am a 34 year old MSW student who lives right by to the ocean! I adore animals, especially dogs and have had one since I was 4 years old. I have c... (more)

2. Carrie

Work from Home

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

"Carrie has taken care of my 13 yerar old cat, Keyser on a number of occaisions. Keyser is pretty picky about his human friends but always seems happy and cha... (more)"

3. Alyssa

B.S. in Animal Science=Love Animals

Ipswich, MA, 01938

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Alyssa is an extremely responsible and caring individual. She has a lot of experience taking care of animals and always goes above and beyond in her duties.... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
4. Mandy

Nature loving dog whisperer

Gloucester, MA, 01930

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I’ve hired Mandy to watch my dog Tesni a few times now and I couldn’t be happier. She makes sure to keep me updated with pictures so I can see how happy my d... (more)"

5. Olivia

Very active- lots of free time

Beverly, MA, 01915

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Olivia is one of the most caring, thoughtful, and respectful people I know. She is the perfect person to give your dog unconditional love and attention when ... (more)"

6. Kara

Available Anywhere on North Shore!!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

2 repeat clients

"My dog loves when Kara comes over. She is a different dog afterwards; very puppylike and wants to play. Kara, Cosmo, and Harper are definitely the highlight ... (more)"

7. Matt

Looking to be pals with your dog!

Beverly, MA, 01915

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I’m a Graphic Design student at Salem State University and I’m looking to care of some dogs in my off time from school. I’ve been taking care of my... (more)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. Crystal

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)"

9. Helga

Energetic and loves dogs

Ipswich, MA, 01938

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Helga Is really good with animals and very accommodating for all your pet needs. There is no one that I would trust more to take care of my puppy. (more)"

10. Ian

I'll treat your pets like my own

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

1 repeat client

"Ian is a friend to all animals and studying to become a vetrinarian. He looked after our pets, dog, cat, reptiles, and a tarantula while we were on vacation ... (more)"

11. Jackie

As dependable as your dog is loyal.

Beverly, MA, 01915

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I've known Jackie for years since meeting on a horse farm we both worked at. She is one of the few people I completely trust with my animals care! She has fa... (more)"

12. Casey

Reliable, Active Dog Owner

Essex, MA, 01929

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Casey has always loved animals, especially dogs. When she was a child in elementary school, the only books she ever wanted to take from the library were book... (more)"

13. Lisa-Marie

Mom of formerAKC Champ, Westminster

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

4 repeat clients

"I have known Lisa-Marie for over 8 years and she has cared for many of my dogs several times over the years. She has always done a wonderful job, even with... (more)"

14. Alexis

I'd love to get to know your pup!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I am 19 years old, but do not let that fool you. I have plenty experience with dogs as Iv'e grown up with them. I've been lucky enough to spend my ... (more)

15. KERLYNE

Love more puppies, have less war!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

About: I love dogs, and we've recently added a puppy to our home. Her name is Nala and she's a shepherd-collie mix. I now want another dog, but it isn't r... (more)

16. Meg

I'll run with your dog!

Ipswich, MA, 01938

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello! My name is Meg and I am a working professional on the North Shore of Massachusetts. I have been a dog lover and owner for as long as I can r... (more)

Confirmed Christmas Availability
17. Nicole

Full Time Dog Lover

Gloucester, MA, 01930

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nicole provided amazing care for my two dogs. She took them on extra walks, fed them on time, sent pictures of them throughout her stay and even cleaned the ... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
18. Joseph

The best dog sitter!

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

8 repeat clients

About: I have had pets all of my life and treat my animal children like my human children. If you want someone that is educated, trusting and loving as I ... (more)

19. Svatia

Certified dog trainer!

South Hamilton, MA, 01982

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Svatia walked my dog and did a couple of drop in visits. She is friendly, reliable, and accommodating. She provided detailed information about the walks/visi... (more)"

20. Teresa

Who Let the Dogs Out? I did.

Wenham, MA, 01984

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Teresa is a fine Christian woman that grew up with cats and dogs which she loved very much She is very gentle and caring and compassionate with animals she... (more)"


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