House Sitting in University Heights, Newark

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1. Lenora

Dog Walker/Sitter To Your Rescue

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"Thank you, Lenora! The pups were very well taken care of and happy while we were away. (more)"

2. Chantell

dogs trust me

Bloomfield , NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We highly recommend Chantell to watch your fur baby. Our little guy was spoiled with lots of walks, outside playtime, and cuddles! He was always safe and sou... (more)"

3. Steven E

Dog Lover & Playful Pal

BloomField, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Steven has taken care of my dog Slinky and 2 cats many times now. Every time he does, I am always 100% satisfied! My pets are always well attended to and v... (more)"

4. Imani

Loving and Caring Pet Sitter

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Imani P. did a fine job taking care of my five dogs. She kept in regular telephone contact with me and sent me pictures of the dogs, too. She slept with th... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
5. Marissa

I prefer furbabies to people! =)

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Great sitter really recommend her .. And thank you Marissa. (more)"

6. Nadirah

One of the BEST dog sitters in Town

Montclair , NJ, 07042

House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Nadirah is a really trust worthy person and I've always had a good experience with her. She did a great job caring for my two retriever dogs and meeting thei... (more)"

7. Jade

Any needs, you can count on me!!

Bloomfield , NJ, 07003

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

"Jade is a very responsible pet pet parent and a very loving auntie to our 3 dogs. With our dogs plus her own , we have dogs of all sizes , ages, and personal... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. D'Monique

Fur baby whisperer

West orange , NJ, 07052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"D'Monique is amazing! She is attentive, supportive, and diligent. I would always trust her to care for my dog Roxy. ❤️D'Monique has been such a huge help to me. (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
9. Alexandra

Treat your pup as if it was my own.

Elizabeth , NJ, 07201

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

2 repeat clients

"Alexandra understands cats and dogs better than she understands people. Boasting with both personal and professional experience, she is not only capable, bu... (more)"

10. Abby

Peace of Mind Care Taking for All!

North Arlington, NJ, 07031

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abby grew up with me in a house with dogs, who we loved through the years. Abby has always been a reliable feeder, walker, and caretaker of dogs. She's been ... (more)"

11. Keish

BYGO half price walking sessions!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

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

2 repeat clients

"She is the actual reason I know as much as I do about dogs! I have never witnessed A more caring, loveing, patient, human being And the most amazing thing is... (more)"

12. Gemma

Mary Poppins for your Pup

Harrison, NJ, 07029

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

"A short time ago I needed a pet sitter and Gemma graciously helped me out. I left my dog with her and Gemma took very good care of her. While in Gemma's care... (more)"

13. Martin

College Student and ROTC Cadet

Bloomfield , NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I have had three dogs, mainly German Shepherds. I raised my currently dog from puppy hood. I have dog sat before, as well as volunteered at Animal ... (more)

14. Kayleene

Experienced Rescue Caregiver

South Orange, NJ, 07079

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Back home in California, I have about 3 years experience at a no-kill animal rescue shelter. We cared for both dogs and cats, bathing, feeding, wal... (more)

15. Tess

Friendly, Fun, and Experienced!

Montclair, NJ, 07042

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tess was a star! She was an articulate, thorough, and communicative sitter for our 16 yr old Border Collie/Lab mix. She treated both our dog and our domestic... (more)"

16. Liseth

Enthusiastically Responsible! :)

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have both a dog and a cat, and Liseth's calming energy kept them happy and comfortable while I was on vacation for a week. She visited my home twice a day ... (more)"

17. Kimberly

I love dogs more than most humans

Lower Vailsburg, South orange, NJ, 07079

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've had a dog since I was adopted from China and have been in love ever since. I've house/dog sat for friends on a few occasions and loved it and ... (more)

18. Bruno

I love caring for Dogs

North Ironbound, Newark, NJ, 07105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all animals but dogs touch my heart and I love caring for them. I have and have had dogs around me my whole life. Taking care of dogs and ta... (more)

19. Yuan

Caring dog sitter

Harrison, NJ, 07029

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

"I would love to recommend Yuan to be your future dog caregiver - Yuan is a very nice dog lover with great responsibility and care. I left my dog, a small wes... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
20. Jenn

Loving animal lover

kearny, NJ, 07032

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

"Jenn has been a dog mommy for over seven years and loves all animals. Jenn just recently watched our two dogs Zachary and Mella for eight days while we were... (more)"

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Pet parents in University Heights, Newark, NJ love dog sitters on Rover.com. 23 owners have reviewed sitters in Newark, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your University Heights, Newark house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in University Heights, Newark, NJ who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted University Heights house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in University Heights, Newark, NJ for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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