House Sitting in Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL

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

1. Susan

Never met a dog I didn't like!

Sarasota, FL, 34243

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Susan is amazing dogparent and dog person! She has a passion for animals that I have witnessed through caring for her own dog and spending her time volunteer... (more)"

2. Jaci

Born dog person

Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL, 34243

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jaci is super sweet and did a great job taking care of my girl while I was gone. She was responsible, sent updates as asked, and always responded quickly t... (more)"

3. Jean

Loving, active care giver!

Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL, 34234

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

6 repeat clients

"Jean has taken care of my golden retriever many times over the past few years when I have had to be out of town. She is so extremely responsible, attentive t... (more)"

4. Katie

Flexible Schedule & prev. Exp

Avondale, Sarasota, FL, 34236

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie is a wonderful young person took care of our dog Abbey for many years very kind and loved her as if it was her own we would highly recommend her to ... (more)"

5. Tara

I'll snuggle your dog for you!

Sarasota, FL, 34234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tara is by far the best, most loyal and caring dog walker and dog sitter I’ve ever met. And I know it sounds like a line but if you meet her you’ll know inst... (more)"

6. Joshua

Dog park right in front of house!

Sarasota, FL, 34234

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"I have known Josh for a long time now, ans there is nothing more touching than watching him interact with animals. You can sense a natural love and compassio... (more)"

7. Amanda

Pup-loving College student

Sarasota, FL, 34234

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

"What a truly outstanding person, The amount of joy that my dog has after he spends time with her is noticeable. There is not a better feeling than knowing yo... (more)"

8. Rachel

Loving dog sitter & dog whisperer

Arlington Park, Sarasota, FL, 34239

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is loving, caring and compassionate. She would give any pet lots of attention and take excellent care of them. She is responsible and completely trust... (more)"

9. Jes

Dog Lover in St. Pete/ Sarasota!

Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL, 34234

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Jes was awesome with Bear. He's a high maintenance dog and I felt 100% comfortable with her abilities. She even kept us up to date with adorable pictures t... (more)"

10. Arlette

Student Services for Schooling

Sarasota, FL, 34243

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have taken care of many dogs from family and friends over the years and all of them were of several different breeds, sizes, and personalities. I... (more)

11. Alyson

THE ULTIMATE DOG LOVER!

Hudson Bayou, Sarasota, FL, 34236

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyson is great! She walks, feeds, and plays with my dog when I don't have time myself. She's tall and strong and can handle any size dog. She's been availab... (more)"

12. Lara

Completely in puppy love

Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL, 34234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lara looked after my cat Mystery for a little over a week, she looked after her with excellent attention and didn't mind when we had to extend our trip and t... (more)"

13. Veronica

Animal husbandry is my specialty

Alta Vista, Sarasota, FL, 34237

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Veronica was great with our dogs. We were gone for a week, out of the country and I felt very comfortable with her staying with our boys. It didn't bother ... (more)"

14. Alecia

Large home, home part time

Bradenton, FL, 34203

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

About: I am in nursing school and had to quit my bartending job because it is too much work for me. I am looking to pick back up with dog sitting because ... (more)

15. Mary Lee

Attentive, loving, good listener.

Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL, 34234

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Mary takes good care of my "KIDS"..we have a female rescue who needed tender care. Shes a good caretaker for them ..we will use her again (more)"

16. Katie

Exp pet trainer, dog lover!

Glen Oaks Estates, Sarasota, FL, 34232

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie's watched our dog a number of times! She truly loves our dog like her own (despite him being quite a trouble maker- he earned his nickname "Dennis the... (more)"

17. Brittany

Professional animal trainer at Mote

Sarasota, FL, 34237

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Brittany is terrific. Our littlest dog snuggled up with her right away and they both seem to have had a great time. I did not worry at all and appreciate b... (more)"

18. Mei-Jing

Outdoor adventures with your dog!

Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL, 34243

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a 4th year marine biology student at New College of Florida! All of my life I have had a deep love for animals and have been surrounded by dog... (more)

19. Nora

Exercise and doggy love, all I need

Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL, 34243

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My weekends aren’t complete without a walk down to the park with my friend and her dogs, some affection from my cats while I work on my laptop, and... (more)

20. Marina

Open Availability all Weekends

Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL, 34234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marina has grown up with all kinds of animals (dogs, cats, birds) all her life and has gained invaluable experience and knowledge from this. In addition, she... (more)"

Pet parents in Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL love dog sitters on Rover.com. 293 owners have reviewed sitters in Sarasota, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Bayou Oaks, Sarasota house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Bayou Oaks house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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