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. Becky

Dog-lover available to help

Campus Area-University District, Albany , NY, 12222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Becky is awesome! My husband both work full time and we brought home a new puppy last week. Becky was a lifesaver! She did 2 drop in visits per day and sent ... (more)"

2. Marisa

Dog lover looking for extra work

Pine Hills, Albany , NY, 12208

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

11 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)"

3. Renee

I am a teacher who also loves dogs.

Watervliet, NY, 12189

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Renee is my older sister who did a lot of dogsitting for family and friends throughout her highschool and college career. She is a very responsible, reliable... (more)"

4. Rebecca

Love taking care of animals

Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12210

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

5. Ciarra

Your dog is my best friend!

Park South, Albany, NY, 12208

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

1 repeat client

"Ciarra is a brilliant "dog whisperer" who took exceptional care of my dog just doing drop-in!! I highly recommend her for anything you need. I intend to hire... (more)"

6. Erica R. and Wojtek

Caring for Canines is Our Job 24/7

Wynantskill, NY, 12198

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erica was a wonderful sitter for our family during our last vacation. She sent frequent pictures and texts of Lola and Basil to reassure me as this was our f... (more)"

7. Crystal

Pet lover, honest and enthusiastic!

Campus Area-University District, Albany, NY, 12222

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Crystal is one of the best dog care professionals I've ever seen. She is very patient and caring with my boxer, who can be a little over enthusiastic, but is... (more)"

8. Jordan

Above and Beyond Care for All Dogs

Latham, NY, 12110

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jordan is very passionate when it comes to animals, whether it's taken care of her own or others. If possible, she would rescue any animal in need! (more)"

9. Samantha

Passionate, patient and convienient

Whitehall, Albany, NY, 12208

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sam is amazing with dogs! You can definitely trust her with your pups. She's watched my dog many times and he loves her. Definitely recommend her! (more)"

10. Shelby

Friendly center square walker!

Center Square, Albany , NY, 12210

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

About: Since the age of 5, my family has always had a dog. Of course, I helped to train, walk and take care of these dogs. I have experience working with ... (more)

11. Brittany

Doggy Sitter and Certified Teacher

Albany, NY, 12205

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Brittany Hecker is a kind caring gentle person... she has a very soft gentle way about her that makes animals and people feel at ease...Her own dog is her fa... (more)"

12. Vanessa

Animals- love. Humans- like.

Watervliet , NY, 12189

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

"Vanessa has completely devoted her life to animals. She always babysits my two dogs every time I travel for work. She is the only person I feel comfortable w... (more)"

13. Annette

Experienced and adaptable

Bishop's Gate, Albany, NY, 12204

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I am a graduate student at UAlbany who an experienced house sitter, dog sitter and even cat sitter. My childhood dog was also diabetic (along with ... (more)

14. Ethan

Love working with dogs

Campus Area-University District, Albany, NY, 12203

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

1 repeat client

About: Love spending time with and taking care of dogs. Have one of my own who is my pride and joy. I've lived with dogs for almost my entire life and hav... (more)

15. Katie

Caring Veterinary Assistant! <3

Mansion Area, Albany, NY, 12202

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie did a wonderful job pet sitting my sweet phoebe! She was very professional, and considerate of my pet's needs. I will definitely be hiring her again in... (more)"

16. Paula

Animal Loving Veterinary Technician

Latham, NY, 12110

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

"Paula was amazing! I was nervous going on my first vacation and leaving my dog but I knew he was in great hands. Paula was great, you can tell she truly love... (more)"

17. Jaclyn

Overzealous dog lover

Center Square, Albany, NY, 12210

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Currently, I have raised a puppy to adulthood so, I've seen it all - from potty training, to that terrible chewing stage, to that calm and relax pu... (more)

18. Kara

Must love dogs

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been responsible for dogs of friends and family quite a few times now and I have never had any problems! I've even house sat and took care o... (more)

19. Nick

Reliable, Trustworthy and Flexible

Buckingham Lake-Crestwood, Albany, NY, 12208

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

About: I have cared for dogs throughout my life and enjoy their company. I take pride in providing good honest care. I live near two different parks that ... (more)

20. 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)"

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