House Sitting in University Heights, Newark

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Marlene

Let me hang out with your dog!

Union, NJ, 07083

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marlene has watched my dog in my home at least three times in the past year. She always makes sure Lily has a great time and takes her on longer walks than e... (more)"

2. Lenora

Dog Walker/Sitter To Your Rescue

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

About: I'm an experienced, loving pet sitter who will go above and beyond for you and your pet! I specialize in creating a customized experience so I can ... (more)

3. 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

5 repeat clients

"Alexandra took great care of my cats while I was away for a week. She even took care of my cat who was recovering from being fixed and wearing a cone. I came... (more)"

4. Mardi

Fun, loving, compassionate, patient

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jett had a great time with Mardi! Although her visit was short, Mardi was responsive and kept us updated and sent pictures. (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Keish

Last minute 24 hour Pet care !!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

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

3 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)"

7. Mieko

Professional Dog Walker & Cuddler

Union, NJ, 07083

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"An animal lover to the extreme. Mieko has something that can't be taught. Animals & children alike seem to gravitate towards her. My 3 Dogs love her as much ... (more)"

8. Alyson

Nothing better than dogs!

Greenville, Jersey city, NJ, 07305

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

"Alyson Baird is a natural at taking care of pets. She is warm, caring,smart and extremely reliable. She also has lots of experience taking care of animals a... (more)"

9. Liseth

Enthusiastically Responsible! :)

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liseth was a wonderful pet sitter . I have a very senior dog (yellow lab) and she took great care of him. She was very communicative with me during her sta... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Steven E

Dog Lover & Playful Pal

BloomField, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"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)"

12. Julia

PetSmart-Certified Dog Trainer!

Maplewood, NJ, 07040

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia was our dog trainer for our puppy's Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced dog classes. Thanks to her patience and good humor, he learned a lot from her ... (more)"

13. Erin

Fun, Experienced Dog Lover!

South Orange, NJ, 07079

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

"Erin is a responsible, trustworthy, and very loving young lady! She has taken care of pets her entire life and would be a perfect fit for a dog sitter. Along... (more)"

14. Danielly

Animals are my passion!!

Elizabeth, NJ, 07201

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: Since I was young I have always taken care of animals I found on the streets and love animals. I have a lot of knowledge about training dogs, so yo... (more)

15. Erika

Fun, responsible, caring, reliable

South Orange, NJ, 07079

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

"Erika is a compassionate and easy going individual. She has a great love for animals especially dogs including her own cute ones. Erika has always been a per... (more)"

16. Marissa

I prefer furbabies to people! =)

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

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

17. Allie

Life is more fun with the pack!

North Ironbound, Newark, NJ, 07105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up raising German Shepherds, dog sitting for neighbours and family, and I've worked for a doggy daycare. Dogs are the meaning of life to me... (more)

18. Mary

My Puppy and I are parklovers :)

Belleville , NJ, 07109

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I have known Mary for about 12 years and have been able to observe her strong love of pets, especially dogs. She enjoys playing with all pets and caring for ... (more)"

19. Kristina

Dog Lover with flexible schedule

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

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

"Have a huge shepard-husky mutt, Heidi, who needs lots of exercise....Kristina was wonderful with her...took her for long walks/runs and brought her back tire... (more)"

20. Sk

Kind and caring dog lover!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Sarah-Kate lives for dogs!! She sees a dog on the other side of the road, guess what we're petting it. She is the most caring and loving dog lover I know and... (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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