About us

Urban Animal Inc. is a pet sitting business that has been providing loving, responsible, reliable pet care since 1991. We work all over Manhattan. Our services include individual dog walking (never pack walking), cat care, and house-sitting.

We are fully insured and a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. All of us here at Urban Animal have a great love of animals and enjoy working and spending time with them. Everyone who works for Urban Animal is carefully screened, and is experienced in animal care.

Upon becoming an Urban Animal client you will have the opportunity to meet your petsitter/walker before service commences, and references from other clients are also available.

Over the years Urban Animal has been featured in New York Magazine, the New York Times, Our Town, The New York Post, on WNYC radio, the Guardian (London), and in several pet owners guidebooks.

We have experienced staff that can take care of just about any exotic animal, be it a bird, lizard, guinea pig, snake, rat, mouse, turtle, fish, tortoise, rabbit, ferret or hamster.

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