House Sitting in Kensington, Philadelphia

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Jessica K.
Keepin Up With Our Fur FriendsNorth Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19130
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Jessie stayed at our apartment for 10 days! We received many updates and photos. She kept us in the loop with all things pets! She even picked up our packages w… (more)

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$45
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Cheryl D.
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Experienced Dog HandlerFairmount-Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, 19130
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Cheryl was a great sitter for our two dogs in our home. Communication was smooth and Cheryl was great about sending daily updates as we requested. I would not… (more)

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$75
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kathryn m.
Energetic & Enthusiastic Pet LoverFishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

We love having Kat watch our corgis. She knows how to handle two different energy levels, and attention requirements. She follows instructions to the letter, an… (more)

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$40
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Nikki A.
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Local Fur-Lover and Pet Enthusiast!Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, Philadelphia, PA, 19123
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Nikki is such a sweetheart! She made rocky and I feel extremely comfortable with leaving her overnight after having surgery. Nikki was so reliable texting me wh… (more)

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$35
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Bailey S.
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Dog trainer in trainingNorth Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19121
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Bailey is the reason I have my dog. She was my dog's foster mom. She is so caring, attentive and knowledgeable about dogs. I would trust her when both of my do… (more)

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$45
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Furry Friend LoverKensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kalli was the best dog sitter! She was flexible with a meet and greet prior to the sitting and was very communicative during the weekend sitting. Kalli followed… (more)

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$45
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3 Years Working In Doggy DaycareStrawberry Mansion, Philadelphia, PA, 19132
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sara took great car if wiggles while we were away for the weekend! She was communicative and sent regular texts to let me know how things were going. (more)

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$60
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15 Years Experience Caring For DogsCity Center East, Philadelphia, PA, 19107
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Peter was incredible. He took amazing care of our greyhound who, judging by the pictures, clearly did not miss us one bit. He sent tons of pictures and updates,… (more)

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$119
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Energetic, experienced & fun-lovingCity Center East, Philadelphia, PA, 19107
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sara is incredibly responsible and it's easy to tell how much she loves animals! She has pet sat for us numerous times before and has always taken good care of … (more)

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$35
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Funny, Energetic, Caring Dog loverNorth Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19121
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I’ve taken care of a foster cat for a month with my girlfriend. Provided excellent comfort and toys for a living experience! I have had a small dog f… (more)

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$40
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Hi my name is Stu!Fairmount-Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, 19130
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lexi had a great time with Stu, even though Stu had to make sure she took her meds! Stu sent me pictures of them hanging out while I was away. Stu also left my … (more)

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$40
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Vegan Dog Lover! Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Kalani was hands down the best house sitter we’ve had. She made us feel at ease and comfortable while we were leaving our puppy for the first time. Kalani sent… (more)

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$55
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Loving on your furbabiesRichmond, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19134
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Karen had only met our chihuahua-minpin once before, we were going to have my daughter meet her at the house to reintroduce them as my dog is not always friendl… (more)

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Caring for your loved onesHarrowgate, Philadelphia, PA, 19134
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hi I'm Nixa and I'm looking for side jobs such as sits or walks. I have been with Wag, Rover, and Care for about 3 years doing dog sitting/walking an… (more)

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$50
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Animal loving resident physician🐶Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

As a professional pet sitter myself I’m always super worried when leaving my pets and want to make sure they receive the best care possible. I interviewed a few… (more)

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$34
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Care for your dog's needs!Richmond, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19134
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Karla has taken great care of my greyhound Karl and cat Benny multiple times. Our house is in great shape when we return, and the boys seem very happy and relax… (more)

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$32
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will run/walk/play/trainKensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Stacy is wonderful and I highly recommend her to anyone! My pups seemed to love her and respond to her. She went above and beyond with walks and cuddles. She l… (more)

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$120
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Animal Lover& experience w/trainingFishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19122
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a dog my whole life and love all animals! Currently we have a 2yr old dog, and 13yr old cat in our house. The cat mostly keeps to herself.… (more)

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A genuine pet lover and caretakerKensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Natalie was great with my 65lb pit lab mix, she sent pictures and was super attentive while I was away. I would recommend her for all sitting and walking needs! (more)

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Organized House off Frankford AveKensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I can’t ask for better puppy sitters. You never have to worry about your fur babies whenever you leave them with Lauren and Tyler! (more)

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