House Sitting in University Heights, Newark

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

1. Kristine

I will care for your pet as my own

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Kristine is already like family. Lola loved her and was well taken care of. We are happy to know we have such a great person to care for Lola when we need a ... (more)"

2. Joshua

Open and Flexible Schedule!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

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

3 repeat clients

"Joshua is one of most trusting and cautious person I've ever meant! He goes the extra mile for dogs to make em feel safe or just being super careful when tak... (more)"

3. Brooke

I'll walk till your dog is tired!

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Brooke watched our dog, Ranger, in our home for 5 days while we went on vacation - I can't say enough wonderful things about her. I was a little nervous as I... (more)"

4. Lenora

Dog Walker/Sitter To Your Rescue

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 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)"

5. Brittney

Reliable&Energetic w/Flexible hours

Montclair, NJ, 07042

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Dogs are an important member of any family. I grew up with several small dogs, and I consider myself a true animal lover. In addition to dog sittin... (more)

6. Amarilis

Amarilis's Dog Boarding

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

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

20 repeat clients

"Amarilis is a great doggy sitter. She has been watching my dog since he was a baby puppy. He is now 6 months old and I wouldnt use anyone else. He loves ... (more)"

7. Jenny

Paw Patrol

Forest Hill, Newark, NJ, 07104

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

4 repeat clients

About: Hi! My name is Jenny. I'm an animal lover. I have many years of experience taking care of animals. I live on a quiet dead end block in a home with ... (more)

8. Yuan

Caring dog sitter

Harrison, NJ, 07029

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

7 repeat clients

"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)"

9. Andrew

Definitely a dog person!

Lower Vailsburg, Newark, NJ, 07106

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

"He is reliable, trustworthy and a lovely person, I am very grateful to Andrew, everyday he give me peace of mind knowing my dog is in good hands. (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Tammy & Tony

Large fenced yard & plenty of walks

montclair, NJ, 07042

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

76 repeat clients

"As a fellow professional pet care provider, I have known & observed Tammy & Tony (Red Woof Inn) for an extended period of time. We have had face to face meet... (more)"

12. Jen

Reliable, caring dogsitter

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

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

About: I work very well with dogs of all sizes and am extremely reliable. I do not have any pets of my own, so your dog(s) will get all of my attention! I... (more)

13. Alanna

Alanna's Dog Boarding

West Orange, NJ, 07052

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

9 repeat clients

"Alanna is very reliable, trustworthy and very loving. To have Alanna watch your furry loved one is to have no worries. She constantly updates you with how yo... (more)"

14. Kourtney

Labrador LOVES

Irvington , NJ, 07111

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

9 repeat clients

"I am so happy that we found Kourtney! She took wonderful care of our dog, Briar over the weekend while we were away upstate. She kept us posted the entire we... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Sk

Kind and caring dog lover!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"SK has dog day for me on many occasions. She is so sweet and caring for Max. Totally flexible and really reliable I would recommend her too look after your p... (more)"

17. Tiffany

Experienced and loving dog trainer.

Belleville, NJ, 07109

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

2 repeat clients

"Tiffany is wonderful with animals and has looked over my pet Yaya on many occasions! She is always attentive and plays with the animals so that their experie... (more)"

18. Keish

Last minute 24 hour Pet care !!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

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

13 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)"

19. Shailla

Welcome to my doggy family

Kearny, NJ, 07032

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

1 repeat client

"Shailla L and Mike they are great. They made every thing possible for Fluffy get familiar with them. They sent me e-mail everyday informing me how Fluffy w... (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Dolores

Fun and Loving Pet Sitter!

Upper Vailsburg, Newark, NJ, 07106

House Sitting

"Hi there. I've known Dolores for quite some years. She is a sweet heart and I know her love for pets will make this position a perfect fit!! (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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