Drop-In Visits in New York City

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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1. Nicholas

I love being active with dogs!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Drop-In Visits

"Super nice and communicative with. Sent me amazing pictures of my dog, better that the ones I have ever taken him. Would definitely recommend him. (more)"

2. Paige

I’ll run and play with your dog!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Paige is super sweet and kind, and very patient with our shy pup Kona. She took some time to let Kona warm up to her, and once she did she was comfortable on... (more)"

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3. Julie

Long Walks on the Hudson!

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10282

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Julie is a compassionate dog lover and owner. Since she was young, she always took such great care of her dogs and formed such special relationships with the... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Christmas and New Year
4. Susanna

Rain or shine, I'll walk your pup!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"A year ago, I received a noticed on my door that made my heart drop. It's a pet owners worst nightmare, "I noticed that a dog is living with you in your apar... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Christmas and New Year
5. Jenna

I’ll run with your dog

Financial District, New york, NY, 10038

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

"Jenna was wonderful! She came for checking with our new 10 week old pup while we were working. She was so attentive and patient and Isla loves her. Would lov... (more)"

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6. Jamilyn

I can be available in a heartbeat.

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

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

"Jamilyn and I have been very good friends for many years. She is honest, trustworthy, and hardworking. Throughout my years of knowing her, she has owned mult... (more)"

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7. Nicole

Caring, Home Full-Time Doggo Lover!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Went above and beyond to make Piper comfortable! Really easy to deal with and clearly cares about our pets & their needs. (more)"

Confirmed availability
Christmas and New Year
8. Niki

A walk in NYC and overflowing love!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

"Pet lover to the max. Super flexible. Appreciate Niki’s schedule and polite way. (more)"

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9. Brett

Trustworthy Dedicated dog dude

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brett couldn’t have been better while dropping in to see my cat while I was away. He was prompt, reliable, caring, and trustworthy. I would book Brett again ... (more)"

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10. Kylie

Like your dog, I LOVE walks!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I absolutely love dogs. I grew up with a boxer and an adorable mutt, and helped my aunt with her two Dalmatians (one was actually blind) and rescue... (more)

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11. Defne

Belly rubs guaranteed!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Defne has been walking Candy ever since we got her. She is amazing with dogs and loves to take them on long walks! Very responsible, caring, and incredible d... (more)"

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12. Courtney

Animal Care Tech, Columbia grad

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

"Courtney was a great cat sitter. She took amazing care of our two cats, and she handled a hiccup with our keys by seamlessly organizing help from our doorman... (more)"

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13. Samantha

Student Looking for Puppy-Love

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

About: I LOVE dogs! I currently own 2 (golden doodle, yorkiepoo), but they are back home in Illinois where I am from. I have experience with dogs of all d... (more)

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14. Naomi

Entrepreneur & flexible schedule

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Naomi took amazing care of Yogi on super short notice! We sincerely appreciated the care and patience that she gave to our timid rescue pup! Naomi kept in to... (more)"

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15. Annabelle

Will love your dog unconditionally

Chinatown, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Annabelle is a sweetheart. Very easy to schedule with (clear availability) and really seems to enjoy bonding with our pets - which I love to see! (more)"

16. Michael

Loving and exercise oriented!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

About: Hello! I am a very energetic and optimistic person that absolutely loves animals, especially dogs. Spending time with dogs has always been my pa... (more)

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17. Elisabeth

Ready for a Tail-Wagging Good Time!

Chinatown, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Elisabeth is great with animals! She has been a pug owner as well as a cat owner and also had many birds. She has been a paid pet sitter also for big dogs an... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Christmas and New Year
18. Gus

I love keeping dogs active

Financial District, Manhattan, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"I met Gus through his profile on care.com for pet sitting. I needed someone to watch my 2 dogs for a week while i was away for family reasons. He was one of ... (more)"

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19. Jasmin

I’ll walk, jog, run with your dog!

Chinatown, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Was great w my dog (more)"

20. Camryn

will love your dog as much as u do

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She came on time and does perfect job. I would ask Camryn again. (more)"


Wondering how affordable drop-in visit pet care can be, even in the Big Apple? Well, no matter what your price range is, on Rover, you're bound to find pet sitting at a cost that makes sense for your lifestyle. Check out Rover's average dog sitting rates near you to get an idea before starting a conversation with a pet sitter on Rover. When you trust your pets with a 5-star rated sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, because they'll be treated like family.

No matter how long you need pet care - whether it's for a day or an entire week - you'll find loving, trustworthy pet sitters on Rover. You can book sitters who offer cat care, which means they'll come to your home to scoop, feed, and play with your feline so you don't have to worry about rushing home on days when your schedule is stretched. Your cat will be happier and you'll have one more thing checked off your list. All kinds of pets can benefit from a drop-in visit from a trusted sitter on Rover - birds, fish, reptiles, rabbits, and more. You can of course also book sitters to take out your dog for a quick bathroom break - you can bet they'll be glad for the relief! Plus, a great city like New York is packed with incredible parks and green spaces to take your dog on exciting walks, energetic runs, and rousing games of fetch. With Rover, your pet isn't just locked up in a cage at a kennel, they'll be given one-on-one attention and care. That's because pet sitters on Rover offer personalized care in an environment familiar to your pets - your home. That's less stress for your animals, and no more extra trips to the kennel for you - your pets will be there waiting the moment you come through the door.

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The New York area is full of pet-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 pet-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 pet-loving community. We list 100s of sitters who take their love for animals a step further by donating to local charities through Rover's Sit a Dog, Save a Life program. By doing this, NYC animal lovers are actively contributing to organizations like PAWS NY and Animal Haven who do amazing things for animals every day.

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

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