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.

1. Maya

An absolute dog lover!

Campus Area-University District, Albany, NY, 12203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Maya is great and very reliable. (more)"

2. Martha

Willing to help the best way I can!

Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY, 12209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Punctual and did everything I asked her to. cats both like her as well. Couldn’t ask for more. (more)"

3. Bridget

Home all day- fenced yard!

Wynantskill, NY, 12198

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

"We have used Bridget and her family numerous times to dog sit. We have 2 dogs and they are like our babies! We have used Bridget for years and they have watc... (more)"

4. 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)"

5. Hilary

Home full-time!

Menands, NY, 12204

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

About: I am a recent college grad who loves dogs of all shapes, sizes, ages, and temperaments. I'm new to Albany, NY and am looking forward to this opport... (more)

6. Julia

Your dogs best friends!

Albany, NY, 12202

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

1 repeat client

"Julia and Liam were perfect dogsitters! They did a great job keeping us updated with photos and check-in comments, we didn't have to worry at all. Our pups w... (more)"

7. Elise

Dog lover with a flexible schedule!

Albany, NY, 12203

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

3 repeat clients

"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)"

8. Tasha

Working through Rover full-time!

Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12203

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

6 repeat clients

"Tasha is my regular dog walker ? (more)"

9. 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)"

10. Sophia

Dogs AND Cats? No problem <3

Menands, NY, 12204

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I almost hesitate to write this review because Nelson wants Sophia all to himself! She went above and beyond and our two drop in visits turned into the best ... (more)"

11. Alyssa

Vet tech with love to spread

Albany, NY, 12205

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyssa was great!! She kept us updated the whole time we were gone, sent us pictures snuggled up and playing outside with our pups! They clearly enjoyed her ... (more)"

12. Shea

Energetic Dog-Lovers w/ Fenced Yard

Whitehall, Albany, NY, 12209

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

"Shea is the most responsible dog owner I've ever met. Not only does she treat her dogs like her children but she has a love for all dogs and treats them just... (more)"

13. Jasmine

Medical student and dog lover!

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12208

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Jasmine for your pet-sitting and/or housesitting needs! Jasmine has done both services for me and I was grateful for her responsible and t... (more)"

14. Kate

Snuggles in West Alany

Albany, NY, 12205

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

3 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)

15. Marisa

Dog lover looking for extra work

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12208

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

31 repeat clients

"Marisa is awesome with our puppy! Always friendly and happy to help, even offered to come meet us and our puppy in person prior to her first visit. It helped... (more)"

16. Amanda

Your dog will feel right at home.

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

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)

17. Katherine

Always active, cheerful dog lover!

Central Avenue, Albany , NY, 12210

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Max was a happy pup when we got home. Katherine did a great job! I would recommend her to anyone! (more)"

18. Jessica

Compassionate Care for your Furbaby

Slingerlands, NY, 12159

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

About: I know dogs, I've lived with them all my life. Currently, I am owned by two dachshunds that are my everything; we eat, sleep, and play together da... (more)

19. Lauren

Lauren's Pet Sitting!

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

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

3 repeat clients

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

20. 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)"

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Pet parents in Melrose, Albany, NY love dog sitters on Rover.com. 408 owners have reviewed sitters in the Albany, NY metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pets and check in on you home, turn to Rover. It's easy to find a loving Melrose pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted pet sitters in Melrose, Albany, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet(s). We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your house and pet sitter all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy Melrose pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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