House Sitting in Anacostia, Washington, D. C.

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

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1. Lisa

Loving care for your dogs and cats

Temple Hills, MD, 20748

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lisa was great with my pup and a great house guest. She did extra work with Launa to help with bad behaviors and was very communicative with me. She left a g... (more)"

2. Susan

A dog lover who lives with cats!

Old Town North, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Susan is wonderful. I love all the photos she sends of the dogs, makes me miss them less. (more)"

3. Adrienne

Energetic, attentive & respectful

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Adrienne is great with pets. She loves all animals! She has watched my dog many times and taken great care of her. She also takes good care of peoples houses... (more)"

4. Amanda

Cap Hill, Fenced Yard, Friendly Pup

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Five stars- Our little old Chihuahua Ella was in great hands with Amanda! She sent lots of updates and tailored her care to Ella’s needs. We would definitely... (more)"

5. Lindsay

Ready to run and play with your dog

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsey was wonderful with our two crazy Aussies. She kept us updated with pics and left our home clean and in order as we left it. We will definitely work w... (more)"

6. Rachel

I’ll run or walk with your dog!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel did a great job looking after my boys - she stayed in contact throughout the stay and I could tell the boys really enjoyed have her stay over. (more)"

7. Damen

Years of experience w/ giant dogs

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Damen is amazing! We were so fortunate to find him. Our dog, Peggy Jean, fell in love at the initial meet and greet. He was very respectful of our space and ... (more)"

8. Katie

Reliable and Responsible Dog Lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting

"Katie was fantastic! We recently got a puppy and were looking for someone to watch him while we went out to dinner with family on a Saturday night. Not onl... (more)"

9. Gabrielle

Med Student with a Bag of Bones

Anacostia, Washington, DC, 20019

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I got my first dog, Bert, about 4 years ago now. Gabby got to know him around the ago of 1 or so and she was able to train this little stubborn pug to follow... (more)"

10. Evan

Proud Pup Papa by Lincoln Park

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Evan was FANTASTIC. Seriously. He took such great care of Ollie. His patience and compassion really helped my nervy pup feel right at home. He knows so much ... (more)"

11. Danielle

All the love and fun your dog wants

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danielle is super awesome and her love of dogs is apparent the moment she meets your fur baby. Selby jumped into her lap almost immediately! Danielle house/p... (more)"

12. Samara

I ❤ long walks and have a big yard

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Samara did a great job house sitting and watching our two dogs and cat for two weeks while we were overseas. This was our first time using Rover and not boar... (more)"

13. Lauren

Capitol Hill Dog Lover!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren has taken care of our dogs multiple times. She has also been exact about giving medication to them as needed. Our dogs really love her. She spends ti... (more)"

14. Sarah

I’m up for whatever your dog is!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is fantastic! She is responsible, trustworthy, and obviously loves animals. She is my first choice anytime I need someone to watch my dogs, and I thin... (more)"

15. Tracy

Vet Asst. & Groomer w/open schedule

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tracy would be great for dog sitting and walking because she treats her own dogs like human children. She loves to touch every dog that passes her and she he... (more)"

16. Byron

Your dog needs a best friend too!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We can't say enough good things about Byron! He stayed in our home to take care of our dog while we were on vacation. We were impressed by his professionalis... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
17. Leandra

The best Fur-baby sister ever

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leandra looked after my cat Ham while I was away for a week. I was worried because Ham has a history of a medical condition caused by stress that is an emerg... (more)"

18. Nyka

Globe trotting lover of all dogs

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nyka is absolutely amazing and as a first time Rover user, the bar has been set exceptionally high. She is lovely to interact with on a personal level, super... (more)"

19. Shelagh

I’ll run with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelagh was a wonderful sitter! My husband and I were travelling internationally and it was the first time we were going to be away from our 6 month old pup.... (more)"

20. Jourdon

Pup pleaser > people pleaser

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Jourdon is an animal lover in the truest sense of the phrase. She’s owned and cared for animals throughout her life in her personal capacity and in her capa... (more)"

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.