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

20 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)"

2. Matt

Always Ready to Play (And Eat)

Lower Roseville, Newark, NJ, 07107

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Matt for over 4 years and there is nobody I would trust more with my dog, Cooper. Matt is a responsible, caring, and trustworthy individual. Dur... (more)"

3. Brooke

I'll walk till your dog is tired!

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brooke is a very responsible individual whom you can count on. She is very reliable and a pleasant person to work with. She is kind and loves animals. (more)"

4. Megan

Experienced and playful dog lover!

Montclair, NJ, 07042

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Megan is a very nice young lady. She loves dogs and took good care of Rocky. This was my first experience with a dog sitter. I will do it again and hope to... (more)"

5. Kristine

I will care for your dog as my own

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

6. Bridget

Love all dogs! Play and walks!

West Orange, NJ, 07052

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

About: Hello there. I'm Bridget. I am 22 years old. I am from Essex County NJ. I love all dogs from big to small. I had a dog for 8 years, who recently pa... (more)

7. 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)"

8. Mieko

Professional Dog Walker & Cuddler

Union, NJ, 07083

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mieko is a very loving and caring person to all furfriends, big and small! She is very responsible and treats any animal as if it were her own. (more)"

9. Laura

Home a lot, fenced yard ... love!

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

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

"Laura has taken care of our dog Arthur on several occasions. She clearly loves animals and gives them lots of love and attention. She also knows a lot about ... (more)"

10. Julia

Certified Dog Trainer!

Maplewood, NJ, 07040

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"It's a huge relief to have someone as compassionate and reliable as Julia as a dog caregiver when I travel. There aren't many people who I'd trust to take ca... (more)"

11. Keish

Last minute 24 hour Pet care !!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

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

6 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)"

12. Kourtney

Labrador LOVES

Irvington , NJ, 07111

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

7 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)"

13. 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)

14. Erika

Fun, responsible, caring, reliable

South Orange, NJ, 07079

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

"I have always found it difficult to trust anyone with my dog Benny but Erkia is responsible and is a caring person and my dog Benny always seems happier afte... (more)"

15. Leilani

Puked in my hands. Still love her.

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leilani was a great dog sitter! We have two very needy, high strung, and neurotic dogs. They require constant attention and as they're getting up in age requ... (more)"

16. Rosamaria

Pet expert with tons of energy!

North Arlington, NJ, 07031

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

"Rosa has taken care of my dog Zoey on many occasions. Whether it was for a hike, the day, overnight or for the weekend, Zoey was well taken care of and exhau... (more)"

17. Erin

Fun, Experienced Dog Lover!

South Orange, NJ, 07079

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

"A great experience for us and for our dogs! Erin brings maturity, responsibility, and positive energy to her work. She communicated well, and followed throug... (more)"

18. Sandy

Full Time Doggy lover

North Broadway, Newark, NJ, 07104

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

About: I will provide attention and love. Making sure they are happy while you are away and give them what they need. They will plenty of room to run. I h... (more)

19. 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)"

20. Shailla

Welcome to my doggy family

Kearny, NJ, 07032

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

About: Our goal is to have your dog feel like he's at home. We have a closed in private backyard and lots of toys. We are also located a block away from o... (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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