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. Mary

Caring sitter at your service

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

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

35 repeat clients

"Mary is great. I recently moved to the neighborhood and was worried about finding someone I was comfortable with to take care of Bella. This was my first exp... (more)"

2. Paige

Dog enthusiast

Tribeca, New york, NY, 10007

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My husband and I have been living in NYC for 3 years. We both grew up around dogs - my husband had a family golden retriever that passed recently a... (more)

Available this weekend
3. Melissa

passionate about pups!

Lower Manhattan, New York, NY, 10005

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

2 repeat clients

About: Hi I'm a high school teacher that lives and works within a block of my school. I have two senior terriers who get frequent walks throughout the da... (more)

4. Minako

Dog sitter with flexible schedule

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10280

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

40 repeat clients

"Minako is great! She is quick to respond and caters to all my fur babies needs. I have already booked her again for future drop ins. (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Aioni

Tiffany & Paws.

Soho, New york, NY, 10012

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

1 repeat client

About: I live in an all organic, chemical, and smoke free household located in the heart of Soho. Ill be home full time over the summer. I'm by Washingto... (more)

6. Stephanie

Accommodate to preference and needs

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello (: I don't even know where to start haha. I love all living things (minus insects) that can warm my heart (: Dogs, cats, birds.. you name i... (more)

7. Joan K.

Caring, attentive dog lover!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10004

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Joan is a loving, caring and animal lover whom I've had the pleasure of knowing for several years. She has been a dog owner, lover and activist who champion... (more)"

8. Micah

Large apt - long walks

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Micah is a trusted individual, she grew up on the same street where I live and was always walking her families two dogs or playing with them outside. She al... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Katrina

Friendly Fi-Di/Tribeca dog-lover!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10007

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

3 repeat clients

"Katrina was great! Great communication. She sent lots of photos (which I love). She seems to love dogs. My neighbor even told me that it looked like she... (more)"

10. Emily

Tribeca- Live near Dog Park

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

1 repeat client

"Emily is incredibly passionate about all dogs and takes care of them as if they were her own. I have experienced first hand how reliable and caring she is, a... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Kimberly

A day with puppy love is a good one

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

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

13. Valeria

Boarding, daycare, walk, pick up/dr

Lower Manhattan, New York, NY, 10005

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

3 repeat clients

About: I am a dog lover, an experienced pet owner and I have cared for many dogs in my life. My home can be your dog's second home during your time away f... (more)

14. Lindsay

A true Home away from Home!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

16 repeat clients

"Lindsay was such a lifesaver! She answered my request very promptly and after she met Lola I was very confident lola would be in great hands. During my time ... (more)"

15. Thomas

Dog lovers in downtown Manhattan

Financial District, New York, NY, 10003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thank you so much for taking such great care of duke while I was away! (more)"

16. Kayla

Fully Insured Responsible Pet Lover

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

47 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)"

17. Luna

Your dog will be loved & featured!

Soho, New York, NY, 10013

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Luna is an extremely responsible owner of three dogs of her own. She knows how to give proper attention for dogs and knows how to take care of them adequatel... (more)"

18. Sunny

Responsible animal-lover!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

"Sunny is friendly and always on time! Lulu enjoyed her stay and I received regular updates and pictures. Overall, very happy with my first experience. (more)"

19. David

WARNING...I'm a dog kisser!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

56 repeat clients

"I contacted David for a last minute stay with my pup Nikki and he was not only immediately accommodating but also a great comfort to me and to my dog Nikki. ... (more)"

20. Mimi

Saving all my loving for the pups

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"On time, communicative and easy to work with. Would use again. (more)"

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