1808 Bannard St., Suite 210
Palmyra, NJ 08077
Lori Genstein loves both furry and feathered friends. She is pet first aid and CPR certified, which provides owners with peace of mind, and is a member of several professional organizations for pet sitters where she continues her education. Services include grooming, massaging and training. Genstein is especially known for her abilities to care for pets with special and medical needs. And for pets with scales, the business even has a “Reptile Man”!
1618 Packer Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Purr-fect Petz only does personalized walks, which provides each pet with the attention it craves. Owner Lisa Saraco started the business in 2002 after discovering how much she enjoyed pet sitting while working as a veterinary technician. Dog walks can be 30 or 60 minutes long. She can also administer medicines, feed and give your pet a massage. Personal errands can be performed for an additional cost.
PO Box 5952
Philadelphia, PA 19137
While other dog walking services may update pet parents via email or text message, Sniffles and Friends takes technology a step further by allowing online payments. The business came to Philly six years ago and has since made various top lists, thanks to the staff’s expert care of pets. Sniffles and Friends has four teams to cover a variety of areas: Roxborough and Manayunk, South Philly and Center City West, South Philly and Center City East, and the Art Museum area. The owner, Susan Senn, is a former kennel manager and veterinary assistant.
PO Box 29115
Philadelphia, PA 19127
No weekly contracts are required at Walk This Way, making it a great choice for families who may not need dog walking services on a regular basis, and there are no extra charges for last-minute calls. All dogs are walked individually and are walked by the same pet sitter each time. Pet owners describe the staff as reliable, flexible and trustworthy — walkers will even turn on the lights in the house so owners do not have to walk into a dark house when they get home. The service area includes Manayunk, Roxborough, Wissahickon, Andorra and East Falls.
1001 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Quite a few dog walking services will help with the care of other pets in the home. Walkies was taking care of both dogs and cats until it recently split the cat service into a separate business, Cast of Cat Sitters. The owner, Andrea Fenner, wanted to be able to focus the care for both animals with experts dedicated to each. She has even created a “Client Contentment System,” which allows parents to describe everything the sitter needs to know to make sure the pet is calm and content. Sitters are trained in potty training dogs and providing consistent care to keep pups happy. Walkies provides services in Philadelphia and South Jersey.