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House Sitting in Columbia Heights, Washington, D. C.

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

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1. Brett

Trustworthy Dedicated dog dude

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My pup had a great time with Brett! Brett gave Toby such a great attention and love during his overnight stay. He communicated throughout the booking and st... (more)"

2. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sigma was GREAT! We had him house sit over a holiday weekend, and we couldn't be happier. He clearly loved playing with our pup, as evident by all the pictur... (more)"

3. Anna

Proven fun for dogs

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Anna has practical experience of caring for dogs of all ages, including puppies. She is a responsible and honest young lady who sees fun in all dogs and will... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
4. Amanda

Cap Hill, Fenced Yard, Friendly Pup

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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. Brooke

I'll have summer fun with your pups

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brooke was great with the pups and made sure they had company during many walks and runs during her stay. Could not have left my fur kids in better hands. (more)"

6. Anna

I'm a dog whisperer

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anna is awesome! She took such great care of our dogs and sent lots of updates and photos along the way. While Anna stayed in our home, we could tell that ... (more)"

7. Lakita

Pawriffic Service

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20018

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lakita is a thoughtful, warm person who took great care of my pup and I fully trusted in my home. She is our new go-to dog sitter - so lucky to have found her! (more)"

8. Shay

Love Them Like My Own

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"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)"

9. Mariana

Your pet and I will have a blast!

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: It may seem a bit strange to see someone who works with animals all day to seek another job in working with more pets, but it's what I do best! I w... (more)

10. Avni

kind + experienced walker & sitter

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Avni was a great friend for our dog during a weekend away. She immediately hit it off with our dog and was super careful to understand everything she'd need... (more)"

11. Scott

Let me pamper your pup

Catholic University-Brookland, WASHINGTON, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Scott was able to do a very last minute overnight with my dog and everything went without a hitch! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
12. Richie

Self-Acclaimed Dog Whisperer

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Richie has babysat my dog, Dewey, many times while I have gone away for the weekend. He has stayed at my apartment overnight on multiple occasions to keep De... (more)"

13. Marla

Full-time weekends, Rock Creek Park

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Marla was really fantastic in caring for our dog and home while we were away. Her love for animals is evident and she was very proactive with sending updates... (more)"

14. Laura

Loving Care-Taker for Cats & Dogs

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Laura was awesome! She did a meet and greet prior to housesitting. She sent updates and did a great job taking care of Gus! Pup and apartment were great w... (more)"

15. Lyla

Loving dog mama!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

About: I've had dogs in my family my whole life, and four years ago I was blessed with my very own pup, a Maltese-Bichon mix named Zoro. He's the sweetest... (more)

16. Maya

Man's best friend's best friend

Shaw, 20001, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"It was a wonderful experience with Maya. She was attentive, on time, and was in communication throughout this process. While I was away she sent me pictures ... (more)"

17. William

Dog/cat lover. Taking new clients

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

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

About: Currently I'm working on a new website in my free time during the day so I'm basically always available. Safety and comfort are top priorities, and... (more)

18. Waverly

I love loving your dog!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Waverly did an amazing job caring for our pup. She was attentive, communicative, and a joy to work with. Thanks to Waverly and we will definitely use her aga... (more)"

19. Paul

Neighborhood dog lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, DC, 20001

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

"Paul watched my pup Harley for a three day weekend and did an excellent job. He’s trustworthy and communicates clearly. I look forward to working with him ag... (more)"

20. Luke

I'll run with your dog!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Luke has been a good friend for many many years. He has taken such good care of my families dogs (Spot and Shadow). We always have Luke, not only look after ... (more)"

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