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. Paige

I’ll run and play with you 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)"

2. Don

ASPCA-Trained Pet Caretaker

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10280

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Don was fantastic with our kitty. Timely, reliable, sweet, and sensitive. (more)"

3. Jenna

I’ll run with your dog

Financial District, New york, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"My puppy Penny loves Jenna and loves having a midday visitor. It makes me feel totally at ease to leave Penny in her care because I know she’ll be safe and w... (more)"

4. Clara

I already love your dog

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

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

"Clara is a great caregiver and a big lover of animals, especially dogs. She is also responsible, accommodating and communicative, and I have no doubt that sh... (more)"

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5. Maricelis

FiDi Full-Time Experienced Sitter!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

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

"Maricelis was very responsive and sent me pictures every day of her visit with my maincoon cat. I was very pleased and my cat seemed super happy and relaxed ... (more)"

6. Brian

Live across from a HUGE park!

Chinatown, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Brian is really great and my dog has a great time hanging out with him. They’re best buds and Chex is always so excited when he sees him. I know Brian will a... (more)"

7. Rebecca

Seeking Cool Dogs/Cats to Hang With

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Better known as "Auntie Rebecca" to our three cats, Rebecca, who happens to be a close personal friend, is THE best cat house sitter we've ever had. You cou... (more)"

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8. Samantha

We'll walk your dog all weekend!

Financial District, New york, NY, 10038

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

"Samantha is one of my closest friends and I know firsthand how much she loves and cares about dogs. She has taken great care of not only my two dogs but a co... (more)"

9. Elicia

Mindful dog-sitter extraordinaire!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elicia took great care of my cat while I was out of town. She sent detailed daily updates and graciously cleaned up after my cat made a mess of one of our ho... (more)"

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10. Naomi

Entrepreneur & flexible schedule

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Naomi was the best experience for me and Panda. It's first time and asked her for a week. It was rain day and street was mess. I can tell how much she cared ... (more)"

11. 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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12. Michael

Mans best friend (s)

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had small dogs and large dogs throughout my life. Currently have a German Shepard so large dogs are okay with me. I am very active and will ... (more)

13. Joe

Volunteer dog walker turned pro

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Joe has been a close friend of mine for the past 10 years. He is a kind and caring person who always puts others before him. I have had 2 dogs in the time I’... (more)"

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14. Jonah

4+ years of experience in NYC!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Jonah has been walking Gus (my pit/doxie/chi child) for 3 years now. He is super reliable, LOVES Gus, and always tries to help me out when I am in a pinch. J... (more)"

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15. Kaitlyn

Vet Tech available for pet sitting!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaitlyn is the best! Her medical background and love for animals make her the perfect sitter. My senior Boxer, Norman, absolutely adores her - and I NEVER wo... (more)"

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16. Isabella

I’ll sleep and run with your dog

Financial District, new york, NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

About: Hii, my name is Isabella & I grew up with dogs my entire life. I love running and exercising so I am a very active person. I love dogs that I tear ... (more)

17. Sabrina

My best friends' happen to be dogs

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: Hello, I'm Sabrina & I LOVE DOGS I'm available for walks/visits Mon-Fri 12pm-10:pm & weeknd 7am-10pm.On walks I guarantee to have the following:Fu... (more)

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18. Cece

College student missing her dogs

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Cece is a remarkable young lady. I believe that anyone who would use her to walk their dog would be very pleased with her competence and trustworthiness. She... (more)"

19. David

Home during week and very active!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

About: Recent Wharton MBA grad and NYU Stern undergrad who absolutely loves all types of dogs. I grew up with a poodle and am the "uncle" to 4 of my frien... (more)

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20. Emily

Responsible, Energetic Dog Lover

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Growing up, I have had a dog since I was eight years old. I had partial responsibility for her in the ten years before I went off to college. I w... (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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