Top 10 Dog Sitters in New York City


Your pet is your best pal. Although you’d love to take him or her with you on all of your daily activities and travels, that’s just not practical for a pet owner on the go. The next best option is to hire a pro who will take great care of your best friend while you’re away. The question is, who can you trust? If you live in NYC, we’ve done the research and read the reviews to find the top pet sitters in your area. Worry no more, these fabulous care-takers will make sure your pet gets all of the TLC he or she needs when you can’t be there. Check out the list!

1. ProspectBArk!

Brooklyn, NY
Each pet sitter at ProjectBArk has been bonded, insured, and Emergency Pet First Aid certified by the American Red Cross. The business is a proud member of the Association of Pet Sitting Excellence which maintains a high standard for its members.


2. Mobile Mutts

Brooklyn, NY
Mobile Mutts has been in the business of dog walking and cat sitting for more than 11 years. These pet sitting pros have been fully insured, bonded, and accepted as members of good standing by Pet Sitters International.

Mobile Mutts

3. Pawfect Love Pet Care

New York, NY
This full service sitter offers walking and fitness programs, play groups, mid-day visits, grooming, chauffeur services, supply delivery, pet Reiki treatments, and more! Their trained staff has also been certified in Pet CPR/First Aid, and fully insured/bonded by Pet Sitters International, PetsitUSA, and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Pawfect Love Pet Care

4. Cuddles and Tails Pet Services

New York, NY
Cuddles and Tails offers pet sitting/visits, boarding, and dog walking by experienced animal lovers at two New York locations.

Cuddles and Tails Pet Services

5. Brooklyn Bark

Brooklyn, NY

This award-winning pet care center offers sitting, boarding, and walking services from Pet CPR and First Aid certified staff members. The Brooklyn Bark won Best of New York Magazine in 2013 for dog walking, pet care, and alternative boarding. Their care givers are GPS tracked and the business has won Pet Sitters International Platinum Paw Award.

Brooklyn Bark

6. Kitty in NY

New York, NY

Kitty in NY is all about cat care. Their feline friendly staff offers cat sitting services with 30 or 45 minute visits, as well as in-home cat boarding where the client brings their cat to the caregiver’s apartment. If you’re all about cats and are looking for sitters who share your enthusiasm, look no further!


7. Swifto Dog Walking

New York, NY
Swifto offers dog walking from trained professionals who equip your pup with a proprietary GPS tracking device. This gives you a pet notification via an app on your phone to let you know when the walk started and ended, as well as where it took place.


8. Paw Prints of Harlem

Harlem, NY
As a luxury pet spa and boutique, Paw Prints of Harlem offers creative styling, facials, and pawdicures, as well as walking, boarding and at home sitting services. You can choose from a variety of pet pampering packages for your furry friend to enjoy during their stay in a feline suite or canine condo.

Paw Prints of Harlem

9. Susie’s Pet Care

Brooklyn, NY
Susie has been offering pet care services and training since 2000. She is a member of the APDT and is certified by CPDT-KA as a trainer. Her team of trainers are equally passionate about providing top notch care to our animal friends.

Susie's Pet Care

10. Brooklyn Cattitude and Street Strutters

Brooklyn, NY
This cat AND dog sitting business has been around for over 13 years. Its success has been built solely on word of mouth from happy clients. Their trained pet companion experts offer meet and greet opportunities before you sign on the dotted line to ensure a good fit prior to leaving your best friend in their care.