Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Melrose, Albany, NY

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1. Shelby

Friendly center square walker!

Central Avenue, Albany , NY, 12210

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shelby was great. She house sat while we were out of town for the weekend and Penny seemed to have a great time with her. She was always quick to respond to ... (more)"

2. Sarah

a piece of mind while your away

Watervliet, NY, 12189

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

3 repeat clients

"We always feel guilty when we have to travel and leave our dogs behind, and feel even worse when we have to leave them in a kennel. Sarah came to our house o... (more)"

3. Nora

Patient, responsible, flexible

Loudonville, NY, 12211

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She was prompt and courteous for a last minute booking. (more)"

4. Autumn

All animals welcome :)

Green Island, NY, 12183

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

About: I am an animal lover. I have been around dogs my whole life and currently have one of my own. Her name is Diva, she is a 3 year old spunky girl who... (more)

5. Greta

Fun, Caring, Dog Lover Sitter!

delmar, NY, 12054

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"If anyone is looking for a dog sitter that not only loves your dog, but helps train your dog Greta is the perfect sitter. My dog Shadow had a phenomenal time... (more)"

6. Allison

Dog lover, but I like cats, too!

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison is a very sweet and friendly person whom our dogs absolutely loved! The morning after we arrived, back from our trip, one of our dogs ran straight to... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
7. Mellissa

8 years professional pet care

Albany, NY, 12202

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Melissa was great! We booked her a couple weeks in advance and she was great with following up in the days before the booking. The day of, she kept us in t... (more)"

8. Kelly

Energetic dog-lover! Home all day!

Latham, NY, 12110

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

1 repeat client

About: I have owned dogs my whole life! While living home with my parents I was always the one to groom, feed and walk our family dogs. Now I have my own ... (more)

9. Bonnie

Compassionate, Energetic, Reliable!

Troy, NY, 12180

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Bonnie Engleman for approximately 10 years in my capacity as an associate professor and faculty advisor to the HVCC Animal Outreach Club. The fir... (more)"

10. Dayah


troy, NY, 12180

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"To Whom It May Concern, Dayah has more empathy, compassion and love for animals than anyone I've ever met. I have seen her pull over on the side of the ro... (more)"

11. Jenny

Lifetime Pet Lover-- Experienced!

Watervliet, NY, 12189

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I grew up with no fewer than 3 dogs in my home at all times. We were a very pet centric family and still are, everyone in my family owns at least o... (more)

Available this weekend
12. Sarah

Outgoing animal lover

Wynantskill , NY, 12198

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah dog-sat for us this Summer for our 3 dogs, one of which was a rambunctious, naughty, high-energy 6 month old Golden Retriever! The puppy was into EVER... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
13. Caity

Energetic dog enthusiast

LAtham, NY, 12110

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Caity has walked my dog for me multiple times for when I have needed to travel long hours for work. She is reliable, always on time, and respectful. I have n... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
14. Alexis

Dog-obsessed, loving, caretaker

Schenectady, NY, 12303

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexis is a very responsible and caring person. Having dogs since she was a child, Alexis always knows how to take care of them and makes sure they are happy... (more)"

15. Renee

Experienced, energetic, dog lover!

Schenectady, NY, 12304

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have been a dog owner, and animal lover, my entire life. This summer my love for dogs became a business opportunity. I have cared for 7 dogs this... (more)

Available this weekend
16. Adam

Dog walker for hire!

Rensselaer, NY, 12144

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Adam is a dog lover and gets along well with all kinds of dogs especially his rescue beagle Jethro. He is responsible and reliable and will treat your dog... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
17. Ashley

Must Love Dogs

Latham, NY, 12110

House Sitting

"I have a 4 month old border collie puppy that I previously had a bad experience leaving with someone for an overnight trip. After a couple months I decided I... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
18. Anam

Dogs make me happy

Melrose, Albany, NY, 12203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She is an amazing person who has had dogs of her own in the past, She is my cousin and I have seen how excited she gets when she sees a dog on the road. She ... (more)"

19. Bobbie

Come, Sit, Stay, and Play!

Schenectady, NY, 12303

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

5 repeat clients

"Bobbie goes above and beyond, always treating our pets as if they were her own. We were so grateful to have found Bobbie to come to our house to care for our... (more)"

20. Marcelle

Dependable caring animal lover

cohoes, NY, 12047

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marcell is what you would call dogs best friend. She is one of the most caring people I know who loves all types of animals however dogs hold special places ... (more)"

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