House Sitting in Kensington, Philadelphia

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

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1. Sarah Verified Background CheckRover 101

All sizes, all ages, all breeds

Richmond, Philadelphia, PA, 19134

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sarah did a great job with our boys ! Her communication and pictures were also great. It was comforting knowing they were in good hands..it made our vacation... (more)"

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2. Loretta Verified Background Check

We Love Your Pooch When You Can't

Kensington, Fishtown, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Loretta took good care of our three pups over the holiday. She was very responsive through the messanger and sent plenty of pics throughout her stay. The pup... (more)"

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3. Rachel Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Skilled sitter, flexible schedule!

City Center East, Philadelphia, PA, 19106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hamilton is a bit of a stubborn nugget and Rachel was so patient with him. She kept us posted on everything and even went the extra mile to coordinate with o... (more)"

4. Cheryl Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Experienced Dog Handler

Fairmount-Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, 19130

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cheryl is fantastic. She did an overnight stay for us and did a superb job managing the needs of our 8-month-old puppy and our 10-year-old senior. We loved r... (more)"

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5. Jules Verified Enhanced Background Check

Responsible Student/Animal Lover

Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, Philadelphia, PA, 19122

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jules was absolutely everything we could've asked for in a house sitter for our two dogs. She was organized, friendly, and professional. We got daily updates... (more)"

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6. Jessica Verified Enhanced Background Check

Keepin Up With Our Fur Friends

North Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19130

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was fabulous. She looked after the dog and cats and gave them extra exercise and pet time. House was clean and tidy when I came home and everything w... (more)"

7. Nicolas Verified Enhanced Background Check

Bearded hooman cares furry friends!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nico spent a long weekend at my house watching my boxer. Tons of pictures. Checked in multiple times a day. Probably left my house cleaner then when I left. ... (more)"

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8. Michelle Verified Background Check

I treat your pet as my own pet!

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19122

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

"Michelle has been such a great help to my boyfriend and I with our recent rescued pup, Ollie. Our work schedules change often and sometimes we both work late... (more)"

9. Kurt Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog runner & dad to three rescues!

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

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

"Kurt has a passion and love for animals than most. Kurt is compassionate and would do anything to for any animal. He has the biggest heart! Kurt is so loving... (more)"

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10. Rena Verified Background Check

can I pretty please pet your dog!

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

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

About: COVID NOTE: I know we are living in weird and scary times, I will make sure to do my absolute best to minimize my time inside your home. I will wea... (more)

11. Priscilla Verified Enhanced Background Check

Energetic dog-lover in Fishtown

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Priscilla was a great pet sitter! It was the first time we had a sitter stay at the house with our two dogs, since my partner and I rarely travel at the same... (more)"

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12. Karen Verified Background Check

Loving on your furbabies

Richmond, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19134

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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 frie... (more)"

13. Jeff Verified Background Check

Animal loving resident physician🐶

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jeff was great with our dog Maddie! He was very professional and asked a lot of questions about the specifics of caring for Maddie. He sent updates on how s... (more)"

14. Lauren Verified Background Check

I want to hang out with your "kid"!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Lauren did such a great job with our shy, anxious dog. She kept me up to date at all times and when she had a nervous accident, Lauren was so accommodating a... (more)"

15. Eddie Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

(S)He will love me, I’ll love more!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eddie was great with Rocky! He kept my buddy company while I was out of town and kept me up to date with pictures he sent. I would definitely recommend him... (more)"

16. Cheyenne Verified Background Check

College Graduate, Pit Bull Owner

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cheyenne was great. She was communicative and flexible. She was attuned to the needs of my older dog. Would highly recommend her for anyone needed a house si... (more)"

17. Jenn Verified Background Check

Here for the dogs!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

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

"Jenn is one of the most caring, responsible, attentive, and loving pet caregivers I've ever met. I've lived with Jenn for the past year and have seen firstha... (more)"

18. Rachel & Alexander Verified Background Check

Making your fur-babies our family!

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I think Rachel would make a great dog walker. She is a wonderful animal lover, having many pets and also fostering with her family . She has taken care of m... (more)"

19. Kaila Verified Background Check

Pet LOVING social worker

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaila was wonderful with our Boston terrier! We had another sitter cancel on us right before a trip, and were so thankful she was available. She came over fo... (more)"

20. Beatrix Verified Background CheckRover 101

Carer of all animals

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amazing! We never had a single worry about our pups while we were away. Numerous pics of the pups having a blast. We were so thankful to have the pups in suc... (more)"

Dog owners in Kensington, Philadelphia, PA turn to house sitters on Rover.com 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 Rover.com? 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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