House Sitting in Brightwood, Washington, D. C.

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

1. Emily

The Mary Puppins of DC

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Emily took such great care of Harley! She made it so easy to coordinate a meet-and-greet before her stay, and she gave me updates and was extremely responsi... (more)"

2. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"Take it from a couple of very protective moms to our two fur-babies: Charlie is the very best. She spent four days at our house when we were away and made ou... (more)"

3. Alexsandra

Lots of love to give to your dog!

Bethesda, MD, 20814

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Alex was great! She stayed in touch throughout our time away with texts and photos, kept our home nice and tidy, and she took great care of our pup! We will ... (more)"

4. Shay

Love Them Like My Own

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Shay was easy to communicate with, was happy to come over for a meet and greet before booking, and took great care of our separation-anxiety prone pup. We c... (more)"

5. Libby

Happy to stay and play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Libby was so wonderful! She was great with updating me with pictures and recaps. I really appreciated how flexible she was as well! The pups definitely had a... (more)"

6. Katherine

Lifelong Pal to All Animals!

Mount Pleasant, WASHINGTON, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine was wonderful! We know our pets (cat and dog) were well taken care of and had a great time with her because they didn't seem anxious when we got ho... (more)"

7. Chenika

Fun & Passionate Sitter!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Chenika stayed in my apartment with my dog while I was away for a long weekend and she was fabulous! Mulder has some separation anxiety and barks a bunch whe... (more)"

8. Lisa

Dog walking & pet sitting with love

Takoma Park, MD, 20912

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Lisa was every pup owners dream! I got lots of pics and updates about their time together - especially play time and walks! You can tell she is someone who ... (more)"

9. Alberto

Your Friend in Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20015

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Alberto did a fantastic job with my very high energy and quirky Airedale. Alberto was very communicative during the time he was watching my dog and this help... (more)"

10. Alejandra

Lots of belly rubs & fun walks

Cleveland Park, Washington, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Deeply passionate and immensely caring of animals, Alejandra is a person who I have grown to know over the course of many years. Since becoming friends in te... (more)"

11. Perry

Caring, Attentive and Fun!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Perry is responsible and reliable. He cares for each and every dog like it was his own. There is no one I would trust more with my babies! (more)"

12. Beatrice

Flexible schedule perfect for dogs!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Beatrice is extremely trustworthy and loves dogs. She cares for dogs as if they are her own and is always someone you can always count on. We work together n... (more)"

13. Maddie

lots of love for the pooches

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20015

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you need a responsible, loving and affectionate caregiver who can "read" your dog, Maddie is a great choice. She knows how to give a dog a sense of loving... (more)"

14. Pia

I'll run with your dog and cuddle!

Columbia Heights, Washington DC, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Pia is one of my closest friends from college. Two of those college years, I had the pleasure of living with her and also the opportunity take care of one of... (more)"

15. Dominique

I'll care for your pup like you do!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Dominique is an amazing pet sitter! We came home to very happy pets, and a clean home. As soon as I met her I felt confident having her house sit. My animals... (more)"

16. Marla

Full-time weekends, Rock Creek Park

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"When I was living in DC, Marla watched my dog Indie on many occasions. Indie is a rescue dog with some abandonment anxiety, and a 50 lb pit bull mix. He can ... (more)"

17. Rachel

I will spend time with your cat

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rachel genuinely enjoys taking care of cats, she has watched my two cats on several occasions. She followed all the instructions I left, and will also send ... (more)"

18. Kanysha

Lets get Fido in shape!

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20008

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

About: I am an animal lover. I have experience caring for cats, dogs, birds, fish, and rodents. I have worked with many animals and am comfortable groomin... (more)

19. Elle

Weekend belly rubs and long runs

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Once again, Elle was on time and incredible with Edith. Elle is flexible and can adapt to a variety of situations, both with your dog and with timing. We rea... (more)"

20. Jordan

Dog-loving enthusiast :)

Takoma Park, Washington, DC, 20012

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Basil takes a minute to warm up to someone new and Jordan won her over and kept me posted of what was happening while I was away. I came home to find Basil h... (more)"

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