House Sitting in University Heights, Newark

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1. Brooke

I'll walk till your dog is tired!

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Nicest people ever. Communication was amazing. House in fantastic shape. Knowing they were in charge made my vacation that much more relaxing. (more)"

2. Rosamaria

Pet expert with tons of energy!

North Arlington, NJ, 07031

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

4 repeat clients

"Rosa was amazing! She made sure to keep me updated on how Baxter, my puggle, was doing. She sent pictures and was very responsive to my messages. She sta... (more)"

3. Lenora

Dog Walker/Sitter To Your Rescue

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

23 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)"

4. Thomas Patrick

Friendly and reliable service!

Millburn, NJ, 07041

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

"THOMAS HAS WATCHED MY TWO DOGS,BELLA & SHAKA,AND THEY BOTH LOVED HIM.HE SEEMS TO HAVE A WAY WITH DOGS.WHEN HE LEAVES, THE DOGS KEEP LOOKING FOR HIM. (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Tiffany

Experienced and loving dog trainer.

Belleville, NJ, 07109

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

"I remember the first day that we got Logan (Our 3 month husky) and she actually started crying. I know that every walk will be loaded with praise and appreci... (more)"

6. Amanda

Active pet loving caretaker!

East Orange, NJ, 07018

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have taken care of my own dogs and dogs of friends for many years! I have my own dog (Scrappy) who requires a lot of exercise so I am always up f... (more)

7. Shailla

Welcome to my doggy family

Kearny, NJ, 07032

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

"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)"

8. Madison

Grew up with a house full of dogs!

Union, NJ, 07083

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

1 repeat client

"Madison was fantastic - arranged to meet us a few days before in order to get acquainted, gave Jett plenty of exercise and play while I was gone for the week... (more)"

9. Raquel

Responsible, caring animal lover!

Millburn, NJ, 07041

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Raquel stayed in our home with our senior dog and three cats. Everyone (and our house) was well cared for, and she sent us pictures of our dog throughout he... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Amarilis

Amarilis's Dog Boarding

Bloomfield , NJ, 07003

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

14 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)"

11. Stephanie

Responsible, fun + a fenced yard!

Bloomfield , NJ, 07003

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

"I've known Stephanie for almost 10 years and her devotion to animals is one of the first things I noticed about her. Together we once saved an escaped pet Ja... (more)"

12. Ignacio

I love long walks!

Elizabeth, NJ, 07201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ignacio took care of my little jessy countless times, and I've never had an issue. Jessy is always excited to see Ignacio, and enjoy being on walks with him.... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. Tammy & Tony

Large fenced yard & plenty of walks

montclair, NJ, 07042

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

74 repeat clients

"Tony is very intuitive -- depending on an individual dog's personality, Tony adapts, approaching quieter dogs gently, and playing with more rambunctious dogs... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Carolina

I'm home full time. I love dogs!

Kearny, NJ, 07032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I've known Carolina for a very long time. She's awesome and so caring with animals, especially dogs. She's careful, respectful, honest and when it comes to t... (more)"

Available this weekend
17. Anthony

"I'll jog or run with your dog"

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anthony is excellent and patient with my pet. He's great with communicating your dog walks, visits and stays. He will keep you up to date at all times. (more)"

18. Sk

Kind and caring dog lover!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I work with Sk and she is amazing with dogs! A lot of our clients bring their dogs with them when they visit our office and Sk is always the first to greet t... (more)"

19. Darcy

XL breed and special needs dogs ok!

Belleville, NJ, 07109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello there! So a little bit about me: I've grown up in Maine on 54 acres where we had a Newfoundland, a golden retriever, a toy poodle, and a bea... (more)

Available this weekend
20. D.j.

Lovely caring dedicate musician

North Ironbound, Newark, NJ, 07105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: For the past 2 years u have working for a family and taking caring of their 5 children, 2 two leg ones and 3 four leg ones, before I moved back to ... (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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