House Sitting in Anacostia, Washington, D. C.

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1. Jesse

Lawyer, Ballet Teacher, Dog-Lover

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

7 repeat clients

"Jesse was great! Communication and scheduling were a breeze. My dog seemed to have a great time and Jesse left the house spotless. We would love to have h... (more)"

2. Brianna B. & Chase

Fun Dog Community-Active Lifestyle

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Brianna and Chase were awesome! They were available at the last minute and were able to take care of our dog while I was out of town and my husband was at wo... (more)"

3. Shelley

I'll run w/ your four-legged baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

30 repeat clients

"Our dogs were well looked after and Shelley was very responsive at all times. The pictures that were sent were a nice touch as well. It's easy to recommend w... (more)"

4. Leandra

The best Fur-baby sister ever

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Leandra has watched our two dogs three times now, and she'll be watching them a fourth time soon. She is great with our dog Leo, even though he has a few beh... (more)"

5. Anston

Missing my dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Anston is the pet sitter you have dreamed about. She has been an animal lover since she could walk!! She had a bunny that she took on a leash to every soccer... (more)"

6. Taylor

Large park by my house!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Taylor was about as good as a dogsitter can get. She was responsive, courteous, and thoroughly professional. She sent plenty of updates (with photos!) and ha... (more)"

7. Elle

I haven't met a dog I haven't loved

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Elle did such a great job of watching our dog, Hank while we were out of town. She was extremely reliable, sent lots of great pictures, and went above and be... (more)"

8. Samantha

Sloppy kisses and wagging tails!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Samantha was great! Our dog was in great spirits when we returned and was sad to see her leave. Samantha was flexible with scheduling, and we were pleased to... (more)"

9. Jenay

I love animals more than people

Deanwood, washington, DC, 20019

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Jenay did a great job handling our two dogs, Luna and Atlas, for three nights and sending us updates throughout our trip. You can tell Jenay is a natural wit... (more)"

10. Ronald

Watched 30+ dogs/cats via Rover.

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Ronald was an incredible sitter. Responsible, organized, detail-oriented, and even available over the Thanksgiving holiday. He took great care of our dog, Ma... (more)"

12. Seth

Dog's best friend

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dear Rover Team, Seth is the best friend / dog walker / companion and pal to our poodle Sam. Seth would be a huge asset to your organization. Kind, tr... (more)"

13. John

We All Need Love--Pets Too!

Hillcrest, Washington, DC, 20020

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

7 repeat clients

"I had a Siberian Husky, named Rocky. I didn’t like to leave him with others because he was…shall we say…precocious. He was very busy, he liked to chew on f... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
14. Lauren

Capitol Hill Dog Lover!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Lauren did a great job taking care of our dog and our place. I felt very comfortable while we were away knowing that she was there to care for our little gir... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Benise

Home away from home <3

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

"When you meet Benise, you find that she is a person that you want to spend more time with and get to know. She’s outgoing, dedicated, responsible and kind-sp... (more)"

16. Mafe

We'll have fun and follow rules!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I don't think I can say enough about Mafe, nor give a review that is glowing enough. I adored her and so did my pups! Having just moved to the city, I felt s... (more)"

17. Shelagh

I'll run with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Thanks so much for staying with Arnie! Shelagh was great, did a meet and greet ahead of time, very responsive and sent lots of picture updates throughout the... (more)"

18. Alexandra

I just want to play with dogs

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Alex was a pleasure to work with and she treated my dog like her own. Highly recommend! (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
19. Anna

Love all dogs! Runs, walks, fetch!

Bolling AFB, DC, 20032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anna is great with dogs! My dogs, Ranger and Clover, who are both senior black labs, absolutely loved her! She gave them plenty of attention and did as much ... (more)"

20. Guillermo

I'm happy when your dog's happy!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

9 repeat clients

"Guillermo did a fantastic job taking care of our dog. He gave him good walks, played with him, and spent some "quality time" with him. Guillermo is very resp... (more)"

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