Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Rensselaer, NY

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

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1. James

Military veteran. Loves all animals

Latham, NY, 12110

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I own two dogs. I have a German shepherd and a Rottweiler. I am very friendly with animals. I try to make them feel like part of the family. We don... (more)

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2. Maureen

I'll walk and play with your pup!

Menands, NY, 12204

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dogs were heartbroken when Maureen moved 2 hours away from us. We have two medium/large dogs and they just adored her. She would take them out on leash wh... (more)"

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3. Elise

Experienced dog lover

Menands, NY, 12204

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elise was great! I was worried how our 12 yo old pup would handle us being gone, but she was fine. Elise checked in during the times I requested and sent sev... (more)"

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4. Sara

Washington Park + Cuddles + Fun!

Albany, NY, 12203

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Sara went above and beyond. I will definitely use her again very soon. Thanks!!! (more)"

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5. Erin

Life-long dog lover who enjoys all

Rensselaer , NY, 12144

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin was fantastic! The dogs were very happy and well cared for. (more)"

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6. Brittany

Center square, Albany, flexibility!

Center Square, Albany, NY, 12210

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

"Brittany is great!! She is super reliable and Moose (my chocolate lab) loves her! I can leave for a long shift knowing moose is well taken care of and safe :) (more)"

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4th of July
7. Caiti

Care for dogs of all sizes and ages

Whitehall, Albany, NY, 12209

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caiti was exceptional. She was available last minute and communicated well. Caiti was punctual and kept me informed of everything. If there were any questio... (more)"

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4th of July
8. Marisa

Dog lover with fenced in yard

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12208

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

"Marisa is awesome with our puppy! Always friendly and happy to help, even offered to come meet us and our puppy in person prior to her first visit. It helped... (more)"

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4th of July
9. Brittanyliz

Dog lover, I'll run with your dog

Lancaster, Albany, NY, 12203

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittanyliz is a very close friend that baby sat my 11 year old dog Nena while I went on vacation. My dog has little to no sight, and is very hard of hearing... (more)"

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10. Jessica

College Student with a Yorkie

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12208

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Jessica is absolutely passionate about caring for animals. I have a dog myself and Jessica loves coming over to play with him! She treats any dog she meets a... (more)"

11. Homei

Providing long walks or play time!

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Homei was wonderful. She gave me peace of mind when I was gone. She took great care of my pups and was reliable and on time. Thanks Homei! I really appre... (more)"

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12. Larissa

I love dogs of all kinds!

Menands, NY, 12204

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Larissa stayed in our home and took care of our senior dog, Buddy, while we went on vacation. Our dog would not have done well in a kennel so we were so happ... (more)"

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13. Amanda

I treat your dog like a fur child!

Pine Hills, Albany, NY, 12203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: While I am currently a cat mom to two little felines (no dogs allowed), I have tons of experience with the dogs of my friends and family! I have ta... (more)

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14. Meghan

Flexible & Loving Caretaker

Rensselaer, NY, 12144

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan has been an animal lover since childhood. Growing up, she walked the neighbor’s dog, Lucky, and would also volunteer to watch her when they were away.... (more)"

15. Caris

active and avid dog lover

Albany, NY, 12206

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caris was super flexible and accommodating! She sent me pictures and even went the the extra mile to make sure Ollie was taken care of! Highly recommend. (more)"

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4th of July
16. Deonna

Treats, toys and yard

Mansion Area, Albany, NY, 12202

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

About: I was raised on a farm and have been around animals my entire life. I was in 4-H for 10 years and learned so much about taking care of animals. My... (more)

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17. Shea

Energetic Dog-Lovers w/ Fenced Yard

Whitehall, Albany, NY, 12209

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

"Shea does great with our three dachshunds! We are a repeat customer and will book again. (more)"

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18. Brittany

Dog groomer ready to walk your pup!

Rensselaer, NY, 12144

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an experience dog, cat and pet sitter (7+ years) and would happily care for all of your pets. Dogs, cats, mice, reptitles, you name it, I love... (more)

19. Michael

Bar exam student/animal lover

Albany, NY, 12207

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We couldn't be more pleased with Michael. This our first time using Rover and our first time having someone other than family come into our home when we're n... (more)"

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20. Nicole

Dog day care experience

Park South, Albany, NY, 12208

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nicole’s connection with dogs is something I can only describe as prodigious. She has a solid foundation from her experience at a Dog Day Care/Boarding Facil... (more)"


As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Rensselaer pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Rensselaer, NY who meets your — and your pet's — needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet — including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

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3) Book & pay

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.