House Sitting in New York City

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Courtney

Columbia graduate, Animal Care Tech

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

3 repeat clients

"We cannot recommend Courtney highly enough; she was amazing with our dog, Salty. Our dog is has special needs and some behavioral challenges. Courtney's ex... (more)"

2. Sammy

I'll be there for you and your dog!

Soho, New York, NY, 10012

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

"Sammy is an absolute pleasure to work with! He's reliable, responsible, and a kind individual. Our dog, ZZ, loves him very much, and he is always so excited ... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Kinniell

Get a New Leash on Life

Lower East Side, New York , NY, 10002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin is the perfect dog sitter. I was a nervous wreck the first time I left our Hershey with her. Erin was the best. She sent texts, videos, and left not... (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Amy

Dog lover located in Battery Park

Financial District, New York, NY, 10004

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi there! My family welcomed home our first dog when I was 8 years old. Since then, I've had the pleasure of not only caring for my own pets bu... (more)

5. Meagan

Your dog's new best friend!

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Meagan is great. I have used her for my past three or four trips and everything has been seamless. She responds quickly and has a flexible schedule. She stay... (more)"

6. Mary

Caring sitter at your service

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

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

34 repeat clients

"Mary exceeded all our expectations. She cared for our two beasts -which isn't an easy task- while we were away for five nights. One our dogs is a puppy and... (more)"

7. Lauren

They'll tire of fetch before I do!

Tribeca, New york, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren loves pups more than any other person I know (and I know a LOT of dog lovers!). She's experienced at looking after doggies of all sizes and I would pu... (more)"

8. Melissa

Melissa's Puddin Pups Downtown

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

2 repeat clients

"Melissa is the ideal sitter! Our pup Hudson is in love with her. He is a 5 month old who can be a handful and she did a great job helping continue to potty t... (more)"

9. Brie

Fun loving but reliable dog walker.

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10006

House Sitting, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Brie was wonderful, she stayed with our 5 month old puppy for a week while we were out of town and did a great job. I would highly recommend her to anyone l... (more)"

10. Mary Ellen

Dog trainer, showman, and sitter.

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Mary Ellen was outstanding. I had her stay at my house and take care of my dog. She did an amazing job taking care of both. I will be hiring her again! (more)"

11. Lindsay

Your Dog's Best Friend

Chinatown, New york, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Lindsay is great with our dog. He can be a bit aggressive towards other dogs and she handles him very well. He's always happy to see her and tired after spen... (more)"

12. Rebecca

Reliable and trustworthy pet sitter

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Rebecca was fabulous with our dog, Carlos, who can be very particular. She came to the meet and greet with questions prepared and was careful to find out exa... (more)"

13. Kyra

Student looking for furry friends!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Our four dogs are our family. Kyra has an obvious love for animals and our dogs love her. Kyra plays, walks, feeds, and cares for our dogs while we are away ... (more)"

14. Ellie

Experienced And Caring Sitter

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Ellie did a great job with our cockapoo puppy. My husband and I recently brought him home just two days before Ellie stayed with him all day for two days. I ... (more)"

15. Lindsay

FiDi Dog Lover & Trainer!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Lindsay is amazing! Finding someone to stay in our home and to make our 10 year old baby feel comfortable is hard and she fit the bill. She always communicat... (more)"

16. Danielle

Energetic Animal Shelter Volunteer!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting

"Danielle has a great love of animals and is very diligent when taking care of them. She stays on top of all her responsibilities and deals well with a variet... (more)"

17. Rebecca

I love dogs. Period.

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

1 repeat client

"Rebecca is AMAZING! She gave our Lab so very much love. She stayed in our apartment for a week while we were on vacation, and she was extremely courteous a... (more)"

18. Simon

Caring Sitter at Your Service

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

"Simon has watched our two dogs (2 golden retrievers) for us every time we go away for a weekend or a vacation.(19 times) We keep going back to him because he... (more)"

19. Bongkot

Warm & friendly dog lover

Tribeca, new york, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bongkot is wonderful and lovely to work with. She is very patient and kind with dog. I would recommmend her to any dog owners in Tribeca area. (more)"

20. Soraya

dog loverrrrrrrrr :)

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Soraya is a very trustworthy and caring individual. Soraya is responsible and is very caring towards animals and peoplel. I highly recommend Soraya for a dog... (more)"

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Dog owners in New York turn to sitters on Rover for their dog care and house sitting needs. Over 13,580 pet owners have reviewed sitters near New York, giving them an average rating of 4.94/5. You might be surprised by how affordable house sitting can be, even in the Big Apple, no matter what your price range is. Wondering how much it might cost for a house sitter that’ll care for your dog in New York? Check out our average dog sitting rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog and house with a 5-star rated sitter you’ve connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

It doesn’t matter if you’ll be gone for a day or an entire week—your dog’s perfect sitter is available on Rover.com. Plus, with so many incredible green spaces and parks in New York City, dog sitters there are in the perfect location to spoil your dog, by taking them for stimulating walks, energetic runs, and exciting fetch sessions in one of the greatest cities in the world. Speaking of spoiling your dog, with Rover, your dog isn’t just locked up in a cage at a kennel, they’ll be given one-on-one attention and care. That’s because house sitters on Rover offer personalized pet care in an environment familiar to your dog—your home. That’s less stress for your dog, and no more extra trips to the kennel—your dog will be there waiting the moment you come through the door.

The New York area is full of dog-friendly events like the Westminster Dog Show and the Union Square dog run. There’s even an event called the Fort Tryon dog run, where dog owners can lounge together in a gazebo overlooking the Hudson River while their dogs and puppies socialize on the canine playgrounds. New Yorkers often enjoy dog-friendly fun alongside world-famous signature foods, like bialy bagels and dirty-water hot dogs, and outstanding architecture—it’s an area full of signature tastes and plenty of hometown pride, and at Rover, we’re proud to be a part of such an amazing dog-loving community. We list 100s of sitters who take their love for dogs a step further by donating to local charities through Rover’s Sit a Dog, Save a Life program. By doing this, NYC dog lovers are actively contributing to organizations like PAWS NY and Animal Haven who do amazing things for animals every day.

Ready to get started? On Rover, there are 100s of 5-star reviewed house sitters offering pet care in New York who can’t wait to watch your dog. The process is simple: choose house sitting as your service, browse local dog sitters in your neighborhood by searching your zip code, and get a conversation started with your dog’s perfect match.

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