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.

1. Alixandra

Warmhearted well rounded dog sitter

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alixandra is a very caring and responsible young girl, she loves animals specially dogs. I can see her working with dogs and taking care of them like her o... (more)"

2. Austin

Best Friend For Rent!

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10282

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Austin to anyone. He is a true dog lover and a very responsible person. My dog, Rugar, is a large Chesapeake Bay Retriever. He is always t... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Mima

Dog walker available in SoHo!

Little Italy, New York, NY, 10012

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mima has been a wonderful walker for my puppy Kona!!!! Although we have only been with Mima for a few months so far, she deserves endless praise. Before sh... (more)"

4. Mary

Caring sitter at your service

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

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

32 repeat clients

"Mary was very accommodating by doing a meet and greet with us first. She was very responsive and sent me pictures daily while taking care of Lucia. We will d... (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Anthony

Dogs > $1 Dumplings (but its close)

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

"Anthony is awesome. He's reliable, flexible, and very communicative. He took great care of my pup! His place is cozy and clean and I'd recommend him to anyone! (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Simon

Caring Sitter at Your Service

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

"Simon had been referred to us by a friend and every experience we have had with him has been positive. He loves what he does and his work ethic reflects that... (more)"

7. Kimberly

A day with puppy love is a good one

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Reliable and took good care of my cat. (more)"

8. Paige

Outgoing Dog Sitter

Soho, New York, NY, 10012

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I have known Paige since 2009, and since that time I have always known her as a lover of all dogs. Whether it be with her own dogs or dogs of friends and fam... (more)"

9. Minako

Dog sitter with flexible schedule

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10280

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

32 repeat clients

" On a rainy day, when we were walking on a street, we found a pigeon sitting on the wet pavement, and then, to avoid the rain, the pigeon started to move... (more)"

10. Thomas

Dog lovers in downtown Manhattan

Financial District, New York, NY, 10003

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Thomas took care of my pug for over three years since I have known him. Thomas walked him every single night after work, and always gave him extra exercise w... (more)"

11. Melissa

Melissa's Puddin Pups Downtown

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

"Melissa did a great job walking our 4 month old puppy, feeding her and playing with her while I had to run out to an office meeting. She was easy to communi... (more)"

12. Allison

Experienced Animal Lover

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison was a great cat sitter. She sent text message updates when she visited with pics and videos of our two cats. Both cats were in great spirits after he... (more)"

13. Kayla

Fully Insured Responsible Pet Lover

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

42 repeat clients

"This was our 8th time using Kayla, and there will definitely be a 9th. As always, she was great with the cats and we hope to not have to use a different sit... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Meagan

Your dog's new best friend!

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I'm not sure it's possible to speak highly enough of Meagan- she's absolutely wonderful! I have a cocker spaniel who's a bit overly anxious to say the least ... (more)"

16. Lindsay

FiDi Dog Lover & Trainer!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Lindsay was great! She was very responsive and flexible for a last minute meet and greet + booking as well as keeping in frequent contact during her visit w... (more)"

17. David

WARNING...I'm a dog kisser!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

48 repeat clients

"David is amazing! I have a new, three month old puppy and I felt VERY comfortable leaving her in David's care. He updated me with videos and photos during ... (more)"

18. Ellie

Experienced And Caring Sitter

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Hi! I'm Ellie and I have been caring for dogs for around ten years now. I have volunteered at local shelters for over four years and am background ... (more)

19. Lindsay

A true Home away from Home!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

15 repeat clients

" We had a great experience! Lindsay is a pro and chipotle was super happy. I strongly recommend Lindsay she is amazing. (more)"

20. Rebecca

I love dogs. Period.

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Rebecca is a superb young women not only does she give 100% in any task she she comes in contact but she truly is a caring individual, which is very rare. R... (more)"

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