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. 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
2. 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)"

3. Thomas

Dog lovers in downtown Manhattan

Financial District, New York, NY, 10003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

4. Melissa

Melissa's Puddin Pups Downtown

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

5. Tessa

Lifelong dog lover!

Little Italy, New York , NY, 10013

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

1 repeat client

"Tessa is one of the kindest animal lovers I know! She is patient and loving and I will never hesitate to call her whenever I need someone to watch my Pepper ... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. Kirsi

Your Dog's Home Away From Home

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10282

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

8 repeat clients

About: I live with my husband in a studio apartment in a safe and quiet area right next to a park. Your dog will definitely be spoiled when he or she stay... (more)

8. Lindsay

FiDi Dog Lover & Trainer!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"The best! Extremely relieved I have someone so trustworthy just around the corner. Lindsay was professional and experienced. She knew what questions to ask a... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
9. Meagan

Your dog's new best friend!

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I have a chocolate lab who is full of energy! During the days when I can't get away from work Meagan is always available to take her out and throw the ball a... (more)"

10. Semina

Very loving, caring and motherly

Tribeca, New York , NY, 10013

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Since i moved to NYC for a new job, my work still required me to travel once month, which meant i needed to leave my greyhound, Stella, alone in the apartmen... (more)"

11. 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
12. Anthony

Dogs > $1 Dumplings (but its close)

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

1 repeat client

"Anthony is Awesome! He's very professional and reliable. He's watched both of my large dogs in his apartment and takes them out frequently for walks as they... (more)"

13. Justin

Fun-Loving Caretaker with Terrace!

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

4 repeat clients

"Justin is very responsible. He loves dogs and as the owner of two, he knows how to take care of them. Very hardworking and sociable. (more)"

14. Janie

MUST LOVE DOGS!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10007

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

About: I've grown up with dogs all my life. My family has 2 dogs (yellow lab and a frenchie) that I love very dearly. I have extensive experience caring f... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
15. Valeriya

I provide individual pet care

Financial District, New york, NY, 10007

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

About: I have 3 years of experience in raising puppies. I'm proficient in providing crate and potty training, leash walking as well as teaching basic comm... (more)

16. Lindsay

Your Dog's Best Friend

Chinatown, New york, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

About: As a lover of all dogs, I am here to meet all of your dog's needs, while alleviating any stress that comes along with leaving your dog at home whil... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
17. Mary Ellen

Dog trainer, showman, and sitter.

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I am a dog-loving college student who is currently living in Fidi in Manhattan. I'd love to take care of and spend time with dogs, as I showed, pet... (more)

18. Rebecca

I love dogs. Period.

Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002

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

"Rebecca dog sat for me for a week. My dog Gene is a rescue and is a little skittish and nervous so he needs someone around who has a lot of patience but is a... (more)"

19. Kyra

Student looking for furry friends!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

20. Kaitlin

I love dogs!?❤️

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"If you want a warm ,caring and loving pet sitter then Kaitlin would be a perfect choice . She is responsible and dependable and a true animal lover. I would ... (more)"

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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.

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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