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. Emily

"tender"Hearted

Financial District, New york, NY, 10005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We have had dogs, cats, horses and chickens in our lives ever since Emily was born and she is always responsible in caring for their needs. She often is aske... (more)"

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2. Mary

Caring sitter at your service

Financial District, New York, NY, 10006

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

31 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)"

3. Paul

Compassionate dog lover in FiDi

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

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

"Paul is smart, responsible and loving individual who will make sure your dog has the best time of his life. Watch out dog owners- your dogs might fall for hi... (more)"

4. Michael

Patient and Energetic Dog Watcher

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michael is so responsible and kind, and I have no doubt he would apply those character traits to the task of providing care for your dog. He is very familiar... (more)"

5. Kimberly

A day with puppy love is a good one

Financial District, New York, NY, 10005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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

6. Minako

Dog sitter with flexible schedule

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10280

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

30 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)"

7. 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)"

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. Tessa

Lifelong dog lover!

Little Italy, New York , NY, 10013

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

1 repeat client

"Tessa has taken care of my dog Tobey before and treated him great, from what I saw. My dog did not seem to be in any distress upon picking him back up. Tes... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. Kirsi

Your Dog's Home Away From Home

Battery Park, New York, NY, 10282

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

7 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)

13. 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)"

14. David

WARNING...I'm a dog kisser!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

45 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)"

15. Justyna

Loving Care For Your Fur Baby

Financial District, Manhattan, NY, 10038

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

11 repeat clients

" I can easily say that dogs training is Justyna big passion and she is curious about every little thing regarding psychology and behavioral issues in dogs. W... (more)"

16. Mindy

Aspiring vet with a 16-yo pup!

Chinatown, New York, NY, 10013

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Mindy is an awesome person and pet sitter. She is the perfect combination of fun and responsible, ensuring a safe and active experience for your pup. She car... (more)"

17. Kaitlin

I love dogs!?❤️

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kaitlin should absolutely be your top choice for a dog sitter. I have known Kaitlin her entire life, and I can tell you first hand that she is one of the mos... (more)"

18. Natalie

Traveling doesn't have to be ruff!

Financial District, New York , NY, 10038

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I would highly recommend Natalie to care for your furry friends. She is responsible and cares very much how pets are treated. I have seen how she interacts w... (more)"

19. Kyra

Student looking for furry friends!

Financial District, New York, NY, 10038

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kyra is a dependable and caring animal lover. She is responsible and organized. Kyra has no problem cleaning up any kind of accidents . She takes the time... (more)"

20. Erica

We LOVE dogs!

Tribeca, New York, NY, 10013

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

"Having grown up with numerous greyhounds and Irish wolfhounds, Erica often helped us with the dogs and helped us take care of them if we needed some extra he... (more)"

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