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1. Benjamin

24 year old beagle owner-Patient

Greenwich Village, Manhattan , NY, 10003

1 repeat client
3 reviews

"Benjamin was super accommodating and so good with Dean! Even though it was a short stay he sent me tons of pics and made the overall experience super easy! (more)"

2. Deborah

Be treated like Family!

Greenwich Village, New York , NY, 10014

26 repeat clients
55 reviews

"Deborah (and her sweet pup Dublin) were wonderful! This was my first time using a service like Rover and Deborah was extremely helpful and patient in walking... (more)"

3. Gabriella

Spreading the Puppy Love

Downtown, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

1 repeat client
4 reviews

"Gabriella kept my Benny overnight and sent several pictures of him. I loved that because it kept me at ease. My pup is very attached to me and hates to be a... (more)"

4. Lilian

Dog lover on Upper East Side

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

"Lilian was a great and very communicative sitter. She sent pictures throughout my dog's entire stay and took extra time to play with him to make sure he was ... (more)"

5. Minako

Dog sitter with flexible schedule

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10280

10 repeat clients
13 reviews

"PetSmart canceled on us at the last minute, and Minako saved the day! She replies very quickly. Tilda was happy staying with Minako for 5 nights and came bac... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
6. Lindsay

Premium Sitter, Walker & Dog Lover

The Waterfront, Jersey City , NJ, 07302

8 repeat clients
21 reviews

"lindsay was so wonderful ! she treated teddy with so much love and care, and teddy got along wonderfully with her sweet dog miley! lindsay provided tons of ... (more)"

7. Mary Ann

Five star Bed and Breakfast.

East Village, New York, NY, 10009

18 repeat clients
44 reviews

"I chose Mary Ann because she is retired and could spend lots of time with my separation-anxiety-riddled dog. Gracie adapted very well and was contented when ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
8. David

WARNING...I'm a dog kisser!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

27 repeat clients
44 reviews

"David and his family were so amazing! David sent us so many daily updates via pictures and videos. Our dog had the best time! We will be using David next tim... (more)"

9. Megan

Megan & Chris LOVE Pups

Gramercy, New York, NY, 10010

6 repeat clients
23 reviews

"Couldn't be happier. She was so accommodating with my last minute booking request. Sent photos daily and took the best care of Snoopy. Thanks so much!! (more)"

10. Thane

Dog lovers with pup and large yard

Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

4 repeat clients
7 reviews

"For anyone who is nervous about leaving their large, playful and highly energetic dog with a sitter, you've found the right person. Thane was fantastic with ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
11. Maggie

Will treat your pup like family!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

"Maggie provided extremely good loving care for my dog. I have nothing but praise for her services. In addition, she is an excellent communicator sending dail... (more)"

12. Bryon

Responsible dog lover in Soho

Soho, New York, NY, 10012

6 repeat clients
12 reviews

"Bryon was great with out 8 month old puppy, Jackson. It was incredibly comforting to know that while we were away he was still getting the care and attention... (more)"

13. Erika

Dog lover looking for furry friends

East Village, New York, NY, 10009

"Erika is great. My two pups have really taken to her! Copper is very shy, and Jameson is a little brat, but I always come back to two happy little nuggets :)... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
14. Maria

I understand dogs and they know it!

Gramercy, New York, NY, 10009

"Maria is an amazing,caring and responsible Dog caregiver. She is a beautiful person, inside and out!! Very reliable, she is great! I recommend her to 100%! (more)"

15. Eric


East Village,, NY, 10003

1 repeat client
4 reviews

"Eric and his family were AMAZING and so kind to our pup, Penny. Penny has separation anxiety and not only was Eric incredibly understanding, but she came bac... (more)"

16. Victoria

Dog Care in Brooklyn Heights!!

Brooklyn, NY, 11201

4 repeat clients
22 reviews

"Victoria was amazing! I felt totally at ease having her watch my two little ones. Not only did she send me daily photos, she emailed me with updates of the... (more)"

17. Erik

I love dogs and they love me.

Brooklyn, NY, 11201

10 repeat clients
25 reviews

"After a successful second stay, we went ahead and booked a third with Erik. Sasha always comes back looking happy and healthy...Erik is a great sitter! (more)"

18. Hadley

Your dog will feel right at home

West Village, New York, NY, 10011

"Hadley and her sister Madeleine did an excellent job sitting for our 7 month old vizsla puppy while we were away for a week. They were responsive and kept in... (more)"

19. Catherine

Animals humble and inspire me

Chelsea, New york, NY, 10011

2 repeat clients
7 reviews

"Catherine was so kind and easy-going! I would love to have my dog stay with her again. She was reliable and easy to coordinate with, as well. She took great ... (more)"

20. Chloe

pup-loving law student

East Village, New York, NY, 10003

About: I've grown up caring for my dachshund, Oscar, since I was in elementary school.As an undergrad at Harvard, I led "Pets as Therapy," bringing dogs t... (more)

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