Rover - Dog Boarding & Walking

29K 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
Sep 25, 2023

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

28.6K reviews
Colleen Kalbes
September 2, 2023
As a sitter, I love this app! It takes some getting used to, but I've never had an issue contacting CS for assistance if need be. They're fantastic! However, the new update seems to be glitchy for me. It tells me I'm not able to use the app due to a lack of internet connection, but every other app on my phone (and device in my home that's connected to wifi) works just fine. If this was fixed, I'd give five stars!
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Heather Frank
August 22, 2023
This app sucks. 1. You can't search by sitter unless you've already booked with them before, so you have to scroll through 100's of other sitters looking for the one you like. 2. You can't start a booking through your sitter of choice while in their profile (seriously??) 3. You can't book multiple services in one. So if you want two 1/2 hour drop-in's & one 1 hour drop in, you have to do them separately. Not to mention - dog walks separately as well. 4. There's more,but there's not enough room.
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August 22, 2023
Hi Heather, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review. We’re constantly looking for ways to make Rover better than ever, and always appreciate hearing from community members like you. I’ve passed along your feedback to our product team. If you’re ever looking for assistance, please call our Rover Support team at 888-453-7889.
David Drake
September 20, 2023
You guys really need to work on this application. There are so many non-intuitive actions within the app itself. It's not very user-friendly, it's missing a lot of commands such as cancel or update or delete. It tricked me into booking another sitter after I had already booked another. The concept is great, the front end needs some work.
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September 20, 2023
Hello David. We are sorry to hear about your experience with the app. Your feedback will be reviewed by the appropriate team(s) to ensure any continued issues are addressed. In the meantime, our support team is available 24/7 at 888-453-7889 to help with any troubleshooting or questions you might have.

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.