House Sitting in Kensington, Philadelphia

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1. Kathleen

Dog-Loving Nursing School Student

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

1 repeat client

"Kathleen sent me detailed texts about both my pitties and how they were doing that made our weekend away stress free. She was very friendly at our meet and g... (more)"

2. Shane

Compassionate Animal Lover

Girard Estates, Philadelphia, PA, 19145

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shane stayed in our house with our dog over Thanksgiving break and was amazing! He was a great communicator throughout the booking process and was honest abo... (more)"

3. Megan

Dog Owning, Dog lover!!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog Ryder, a 70 lb Boxer-Hound mix, has known Megan for his entire doggie life - 10 years! Megan has watched Ryder overnight and taken him for daily walks... (more)"

4. Sophia

Experienced, fun loving caretaker!

Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, Philadelphia , PA, 19121

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sophia was great! She was organized and flexible when scheduling the Meet and Greet and coordinating the logistics of her stay before our fairly last minute ... (more)"

5. Emma

Lifelong dog lover & photographer

Belmont, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Georgia loved Emma. Georgia seemed very happy when I returned from my trip. Emma was accommodating and responsible. I would definitely message her again f... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
6. Kara

Loving & Responsible Puppy Pal

Alleghany West, Philadelphia, PA, 19129

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kara did a phenomenal job. She is very good with dogs. Qbit got along with her since the beginning. She played with him, and supervised Qbit while reading... (more)"

7. Caroline

Northern Liberties Dog Walker

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

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

"Caroline is great with pets and has did an excellent job looking after my dog while I was away. She's great about sending updates and information throughout ... (more)"

8. Lindsay

Compassionate and responsible

Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Lindsay was great! She stayed in my apartment with my lab for 3 nights and sent plenty of pictures and updates throughout the stay. She left the apartment ... (more)"

9. Sarah

Enthusiastic dog sitter/designer

Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, Philadelphia , PA, 19123

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Sarah was a pleasure to work with! She is super responsive, friendly, and it's apparent that she genuinely loves working with pups. I strongly recommend her ... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
10. Autumn

Animal loving nursing student

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

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

About: I am a competent, caring, patient nursing student who is looking to make extra money while in school.I have always loved dogs and enjoyed interacti... (more)

11. Meridith

Dog Lover in Kensington

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Meridith was my very first experience with Rover and I cannot say enough good things about her! I have two high energy pups who can be a handful at times and... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
12. Kimberly

All dogs are friends!

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Kim was absolutely great, I will definitely recommend her to anyone who needs their pet watched. Kim kept me and my girlfriend up to date with pictures and h... (more)"

13. Edvard

Long Time Dog Lover and Friend

Camden, NJ, 08103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"To anyone thinking about another sitter stop right now and ask Eddie if he can stay and watched your furry friends. Eddie was more than attentive before the... (more)"

14. Kylie

Experience dog sitter and dog lover

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, Philadelphia , PA, 19147

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

"Perfect house guest! Kylie cared for our two dogs over thanksgiving holiday, and we couldn't have been happier! Kylie stayed in our home caring for our two a... (more)"

15. Emily

Dog lover ready to start sitting!

North Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I have seen the way Emily interacts with animals and her love for them is simply unsurpassed. She makes every dog fall in love with her instantly. Besides fe... (more)"

16. Carolyn

Dog Enthusist

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

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

7 repeat clients

"Carolyn is an amazing pet sitter and I have used her on a number of occasions. My dog, Bailey, loves when she comes to visit and she always gives her the bes... (more)"

17. Crystal

Lover of all animals in Nolibs/Fish

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Best cat sitter ever! Took pics of my cat and texted me to let me know how he was doing :) really went above and beyond to make sure he was well taken care of!! (more)"

18. Erik

Responsible, Patient, Animal Lover

North Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19130

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

2 repeat clients

"Erik is a reliable and well trained caretaker, who took really good care of our greyhound mix. We received constant updates and pictures so we did not have t... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
19. Ashley

Mommy of 2 dogs and a baby!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19133

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Ash took great care of Liam and both of our cats, too! In addition, we were hit hard with a snowstorm and she took care of shoveling the walk and salting the... (more)"

20. Jacki

Equal opportunity cat and dog lover

Kensington, Philadelphia , PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jacki is an excellent dog sitter! My apartment was just as I'd left it, she updated me daily with pictures, and was always quick to respond throughout the bo... (more)"

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Dog owners in Kensington, Philadelphia, PA turn to house sitters on for their house sitting needs. Over 3,282 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Philadelphia, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much house sitting costs in Philadelphia with Check out our average house sitting rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a house sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

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