Rover - Dog Boarding & Walking

31.6K reviews
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About this app

Rover is the #1 pet sitting and dog walking app. Get trusted pet care in your neighborhood.

The Rover app was created for dog people by The Dog PeopleTM. Through the app, get adorable photo updates, GPS tracking of your dog’s walk, an easy way to message sitters or manage your business, and a secure way to book and pay.

With over 100,000 pet sitters and dog walkers in the U.S. and Canada, Rover makes it easy to book pet care you can trust.

• 95% of reviewed services receive a perfect 5-star rating.
• Every service booked on Rover is backed by The Rover Guarantee and 24/7 support.

• Contact and message sitters and dog walkers, right from the app. Receive messages from sitters when you're on the go.
• Hassle-free and secure payments, every time.
• Get a map of your dog's walk, pee/poo and food/water alerts, and a personalized note from your sitter or dog walker.

• Send photos, videos, and messages to pet owners with just a few taps.
• Get paid on the go—it’s simple and secure with the Rover app.
• Seamlessly manage your business, even if you're at the dog park.
• Enable push notifications to respond faster than ever to booking requests.
• Create Rover Cards to seamlessly share information with your clients.

Rover has appeared in:
• The New York Times
• The Today Show
• The Wall Street Journal
• USA Today
• ABC News
• And many more!
Updated on
Feb 27, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 3 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 6 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

31.1K reviews
Emery Volz
February 24, 2024
These guys are lucky that they're basically the only game in town. The app's unintuitive and buggy interface is well-documented in other reviews. As a pet owner, it works well enough for what it is... But if you encounter any form of trouble, things fall apart. The only solve they offer is contacting customer service, which often has a language barrier and can't offer any support other than helping you find another Rover (which isn't much use if the issue is urgent).
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February 24, 2024
Hi Emery. We appreciate your feedback, and we apologize for any inconvenience you've encountered. We're always actively working on improving our app's interface. Your concerns are valid, and we're committed to ensuring a smoother experience in the future.
February 26, 2024
Difficult to find cat sitters. Everything is dog people. Even though you can specifically select in the filter for people who only sit for cats, it keeps showing me a bunch of dog sitters. Also there's no way to save people to your favorites so after searching and finally finding somebody who is a kitty sitter, there's no way for me to go back and find them easily later on.
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February 26, 2024
Hi, our team received your feedback and we’re sorry about any difficulties. Feedback from users like you is an important part of maintaining a quality experience and we appreciate you sharing this insight. Next time you need assistance, feel free to give our 24/7 Rover Support team a call at 888-453-7889 and we’d be happy to help.
Brooke Delgoffe
January 3, 2024
The app gets the job done, but it can be hard to navigate for some clients. The interface with text messaging helps mitigate this struggle. As a sitter, I find the app pretty good. The payment is pretty seamless and I appreciate the statistics they present. I do wish there was an option to select specific times that I'm not available (on specific days and on a reoccurring basis) since this is my most likely reason for refusing requests. An option to make meet and greet a schedulable item also.
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What's new

Rover is always working on performance improvements and bug fixes (nobody likes fleas) to keep your experience bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.