Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Melrose, Albany, NY

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

Available this weekend
1. Maya

Open summer to spend with your dog!

Campus Area-University District, Albany, NY, 12203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: I am a college student at the University at Albany that misses her German Shepherd at home and would love to spend her extra time during the summer... (more)

2. Sophia

Dogs AND Cats? No problem <3

Menands, NY, 12204

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia L is an outstanding person of high moral character and integrity. She has cared for and loved my dogs for many years and my pets have loved HER as wel... (more)"

3. Jessica

Loving, energetic, dog-lover

Albany, NY, 12205

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

1 repeat client

"Jessica was amazing! She was ready and willing to jump in - even with shorter notice that I would have liked to provide. She met the dogs (who adored her) an... (more)"

4. Julia

Your dogs best friends!

Albany, NY, 12202

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

"Julia and Liam were great! Came by a day before for a meet and greet with Chewie, sent multiple daily updates with pictures. We could tell Chewie was happy, ... (more)"

5. Amanda

Your dog will feel right at home.

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

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

About: I have been living with dogs for the past 21 years, and love everything about them. I will take them outside for long walks daily as well as treat ... (more)

6. Valerie

Loving and caring attention

Loudonville, NY, 12211

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I have known Valerie for many years and she has watched my pets on numerous occasions. At this time I have one dog, a puggle and a cat (who is 16). My pugg... (more)"

7. Crystal

Pet lover, honest and enthusiastic!

Campus Area-University District, Albany, NY, 12222

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Crystal did a great job taking care of our doggie, Pele. She obviously loves animals and definitely cared for Pele as if he was her own pet. Crystal also t... (more)"

8. Rebecca

Love taking care of animals

Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12210

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Rebecca was fantastic. I have 3 dogs who don't normally warm up to new people that quickly. They immediately took to Rebecca. Rebecca was prompt, professi... (more)"

9. Elise

Dog lover with a flexible schedule!

Albany, NY, 12203

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

1 repeat client

"Elise is great with my pup! She gives my Morkie all the personal love and attention he needs. She goes above and beyond and I never question the care he is r... (more)"

10. Erin

Life-long dog lover who enjoys all

Rensselaer , NY, 12144

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Erin was fantastic! The dogs were very happy and well cared for. (more)"

11. Kate

Snuggles in West Alany

Albany, NY, 12205

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

About: Hi there! As a dog owner I totally understand how stressful it can be if you need to go out of town and leave your pets at home. I love dogs and I ... (more)

12. Melissa

Young, loving sitter

Rensselaer, NY, 12144

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Melissa is a great dog sitter. She cares for our dog like he is her own and spoils him as much as we do. She has always been reliable and responsible while w... (more)"

13. Niki

Dog Lover

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My boyfriend and i went away to mexico for a week and Niki dog-sat for us. My dog is a 3 year old german shepard named gabana. She gets shaky and nervous aro... (more)"

14. Alana

Student, Dog lover, miss my pups!

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12208

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

"Alana is both a fantastic friend, as well as an amazing dog sitter. We go to the same university, and I regularly need someone to help me out with my dog, a... (more)"

15. Caiti

Care for dogs of all sizes and ages

Whitehall, Albany, NY, 12209

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Caitlin was awesome. Highly recommended. Was great with our three dogs. (more)"

16. Gabriella

I am a huge animal lover!

Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY, 12209

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

1 repeat client

"Gabriella was responsive to all of my texts, sent a cute photo of Millie, and seemed very competent as a sitter. I am confident she gave Millie excellent car... (more)"

17. Marisa

Dog lover looking for extra work

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12208

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

28 repeat clients

"Marisa was excellent with our corgi. She stopped in for feedings and walks in the morning and evening. We had a snow storm, and she even shoveled paths out f... (more)"

18. Michelle

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Buckingham Lake-Crestwood, Albany, NY, 12208

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michelle is a talented and caring animal lover. She has experienced in veterinary medicine and always puts her clients pets first. She is an avid rescue dog... (more)"

19. Vanessa

Happy animals make happy people

Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12210

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello there, my name is Vanessa. I currently reside in Downtown Albany. Thank you for checking out my page! I have not owned dogs myself due to apa... (more)

20. Lauren

Lauren's Pet Sitting!

Albany, NY, 12210

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

2 repeat clients

About: I am a caring and responsible person who has been around animals her hole life. I cannot remember a time I have not lived with an animal! I have ... (more)

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