Finding a Reliable Dog Sitter in Manhattan

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Qualities to Look for in a Dog Walker or Dog Sitter

It’s freezing in New York City and you want to escape. You book a ticket to somewhere tropical to escape the cold. But you have to make arrangements for your dog. Obviously, you aren’t going to leave them with just anyone. You’re going to do your due diligence and select a dog sitter in Manhattan that is going to give your pooch the best care possible while you’re gone. When you’re looking for a dog sitter or dog walker in Manhattan to fill in for you while you’re away, here are some qualities you’ll want to look for.

6 Qualities to Look for in a Dog Walker or Dog Sitter

Co-parenting Experience

When you have to spend time away from your dog, ensuring that they’re left in the care of someone who is going to provide a co-parenting experience. What does that mean? It means that the dog sitter you choose should treat your dog like they’re a member of their own family. By choosing a dog sitter who is going to provide the same level of care that they would provide to their own dog. At Bingo Pet Care, our dog sitters and dog walkers make your pet our priority. We know that we will never be you, but we are sure going to try our hardest to give them the same love and protection you would.


Finding a dog sitter that is trustworthy is super important for your dog and for your mental health. Think about it. You’re going to not only give a dog sitter the keys to your home, but you are potentially letting them stay there overnight and then lock up when they leave. This is not a responsibility that should be taken lightly. Find a dog sitter that is trustworthy. Check their reviews. Ask for client testimonials. But more than anything, trust your gut during the meet and greet process. If something feels off, trust your instincts. Our dog sitters and dog walkers at Bingo are some of the most trustworthy dog sitters in all of Manhattan.


Depending how old and what breed your dog is, they require a certain level of activity. Your dog walker should lead an active lifestyle and should be able to keep up with the activity level of your dog. If your dog needs 2 or 3 walks a day, your dog walker should be able to accommodate. Our Bingo dog walkers are active and ready to walk, no matter what the weather is. We can get your dog the exercise they need while you’re away.


This might be one of the most important qualities to look for when you’re searching for a dog sitter or dog walker in Manhattan. Reliability is crucial when it dog sitting and dog walking is involved. The last thing you want to deal with is making accommodations for a business trip or vacation for your dog, and then have the dog sitter or dog walker bail on you. At Bingo, we make sure that we have someone that’s able to watch your dog when you make arrangements. We make it a point to show up when called upon, and we have the reviews to prove it. Our dog walkers and dog sitters are the most reliable in Manhattan.


One of the most important qualities you can have in life is awareness. This definitely rings true when it comes to dog walking and dog sitting. You want someone to take care of your dog that is aware. You want them to be aware not only of their surroundings while they’re out walking, but also in situations that would require them to take action. If your dog is sick, you want them to notice immediately and take action. Awareness is a trait that we look for when hiring our dog walkers and dog sitters. It’s a very important quality for your dog sitter or dog walker to possess.


In order to give yourself peace of mind while you’re gone, work with a dog sitter or dog walker that is insured and bonded. Not all dog walkers and dog sitters in Manhattan are insured and bonded. Choose a dog sitter and dog walker that is insured and bonded so that if something were to happen, you are covered. Our Bingo dog walkers and dog sitters are insured and bonded, just in case you were wondering.

Reliable Dog Sitters and Dog Walkers in Manhattan

At Bingo, we take pride in the staff of dog sitters and dog walkers that we have. We have found some of the most reliable, trustworthy and loving dog enthusiasts in all of Manhattan and brought them into our Bingo family so they could provide excellent care for yours.  Each and every one of our dog sitters and dog walkers is going to make sure your pet is their priority. You won’t have to worry about if your pooch is getting love while you’re gone if you entrust them with us. We will smother them with love. Schedule your free meet and greet today and see why we are the most reliable dog sitters and dog walkers in Manhattan.

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