House Sitting in University Heights, Newark

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1. Jody

I speak dog- they respond very well

Maplewood, NJ, 07040

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Had Jody (more)"

2. Kristine

I will care for your pet as my own

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

21 repeat clients

"We are so incredibly happy with Kristine. She sent us lots of photos of our 'little girl' and kept us Updated. And our timid Sheltie loves her! Can't wait to... (more)"

3. Lisa

Your Pets will ❤️ Me!

Montclair, NJ, 07042

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lisa was one of the best sitters we’ve ever had! She took such good care of Jetty. She dogsat at our house for a long weekend and followed through on all our... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
4. Tiffany

Experienced and loving dog trainer.

Belleville, NJ, 07109

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

6 repeat clients

"Molly had a great stay with Tiffany in our home. We look forward to having her stay with Molly again. (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
5. Noelle

Free all day Tuesday and Wednesday

Kearny, NJ, 07032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Thank you for your help and for taking care of my boys. (more)"

6. Gracie

Feel at Home Away From Home

Kearny, NJ, 07032

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

"Gracie is so kind, gentle and an animal lover. I see the way she treats her own pet and is as if it's her daughter. She has this sympathy with animals, a lov... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
7. Sophia

Your Dog Will Feel At Home With Me

North Ironbound, Newark, NJ, 07105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog was walked and cared by Sophia for over two years. He absolutely adored her and was always excited to see her when it was time for their scheduled wal... (more)"

8. Lenora

Dog Walker/Sitter To Your Rescue

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

32 repeat clients

"Lenora is the best. She pup sat for a weekend and really made my wife and I feel at ease. Sent photos multiple times a day and our dog quickly seemed to grow... (more)"

9. Sam

Wanna go outside! ?

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sam is a lovley individual. Sweet and caring. #1 dog lover She walks my dog regularly when I’m busy to do so. Babysat my 2 chocolate lab pupps for three day... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
10. Debbie

I've grown up around dogs.

Kearny, NJ, 07032

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

2 repeat clients

"She is amazing. She works around my hectic schedule and I can always count on her when I have last minute things come up. My dog loves her, and shes super ac... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
11. Amarilis

Amarilis's Dog Boarding

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

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

32 repeat clients

"Amarilis was great!! We were out of town and had an emergency issue with another sitter, and she came to the rescue and stayed the night with our pups until ... (more)"

12. Rosamaria

I love to play outside!

North Arlington, NJ, 07031

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

6 repeat clients

"We have recently asked Rosa to stay at our home and take care of our dog ChaCha. Moreover, we had two dogs from our friends staying with us during summer. Ro... (more)"

13. Anthony

"I'll jog or run with your dog"

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anthony is Amazing!!! He's very dependable, trustworthy, and extremely conscientious. I feel at ease in knowing that he looking after my precious boo Max B...? (more)"

14. Lauren

Dog lover with flexible schedule

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

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

1 repeat client

"Lauren was amazing! She took my girl Ginger for several walks per day including a hike. She put my mind at ease by sending pics and keeping me posted on how ... (more)"

15. Karen

Ultimate care for your little love!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

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

About: I am self starter and doggy enthusiast. I have been around many dogs for mostly my entire life and I currently have a little love of my own, Tyson.... (more)

16. Leilani

Puked in my hands. Still love her.

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Leilani was amazing and her care was even better than I expected. My fur babies were so well cared for and spoiled. She even gave me tips and introduced t... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
17. Klarissa

Flexible & Fun pet sitter :)

Seventh Avenue, A1111, NJ, 07104

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

"Klarissa, is a very good dog watcher. When I had to fly to Florida and had nobody to watch my dog, Klarissa took charge and offered to watch her for me. She ... (more)"

18. Dolores

Fun and Loving Pet Sitter!

Upper Vailsburg, Newark, NJ, 07106

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Dolores is the best! Kujo loved having her watch him. She is very professional and punctual when is comes to communication. I received pictures of my doggo v... (more)"

19. Keish

Last minute 24 hour Pet care !!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

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

22 repeat clients

"Keish is wonderful! It is immediately evident that Keish loves dogs, she is great with puppies and totally understands the behaviors common to rescue dogs. (more)"

20. Michael

I'm doing this because I love dogs

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

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

"Mike is a GREAT choice for taking care of your dog(s). I have two dogs; an older beagle and a younger collie/lab mix (that sheds alot!) Mike not only spent ... (more)"

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