House Sitting in University Heights, Newark

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1. Kristine

I will care for your pet as my own

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 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. Amarilis

Amarilis's Dog Boarding

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

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

28 repeat clients

"Amarilis stayed at our place over the weekend and cared for our large dog and cats. She stayed in touch with me while we were gone to report that everyone w... (more)"

3. Brooke

I'll walk till your dog is tired!

Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

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. Lenora

Dog Walker/Sitter To Your Rescue

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

26 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)"

6. Julia

Certified Dog Trainer!

Maplewood, NJ, 07040

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia was really awesome!! Our two pups took to her instantly. Our older puppy usually isn’t very affectionate at first but she was already giving her licks ... (more)"

7. Dolores

Fun and Loving Pet Sitter!

Upper Vailsburg, Newark, NJ, 07106

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Dolores is the best! Kujo loved having her watch him. She is very professional and punctual when is comes to communication. I received pictures of my doggo v... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. 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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
9. Keish

Last minute 24 hour Pet care !!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

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

14 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)"

10. Erin

Fun, Experienced Dog Lover!

South Orange, NJ, 07079

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

1 repeat client

"Erin was great. The dogs immediately took to her and I loved the stories she shared with me about their silliness. I also appreciated her flexibility. While ... (more)"

11. Beatriz

Away from my dog, let me love yours

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Beatriz for a long time and I can't think of anyone better to give dogs the love and care that they need than her. She radiates this loving energy... (more)"

12. Genesis

Fashion Student and Pet Lover!

Kearny, NJ, 07032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Genesis has been taking care of my dog, Coco, since the summer of 2015. She is always hard working and works a lot more than she has to. Coco absolutely love... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. 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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
14. Joshua

Premiere Service 24/7 - Negotiable!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

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

10 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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Tiffany

Experienced and loving dog trainer.

Belleville, NJ, 07109

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

3 repeat clients

"Professional, convienent, and print. Would definitely book Tiffany again. Loved that she has such a big space for the dogs to run around freely. Five stars! (more)"

16. Anthony

"I'll jog or run with your dog"

East Orange, NJ, 07017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anthony is Amazing!!! He's very dependable, trustworthy, and extremely conscientious. I feel at ease in knowing that he looking after my precious boo Max B...? (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Sk

Kind and caring dog lover!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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. 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)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
20. Samantha

Dogs are miracles with paws <3

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

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

"Samantha has always been great, couldn't give someone a bigger praise especially dealing with my pup. I have a 10 year old Pitbull, who although is very sw... (more)"

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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