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

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1. Libby

Happy to stay and play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Libby was just what we were looking for in a dog sitter! She checked in once a day with a sweet photo, was very responsive with all communication, and took g... (more)"

2. Caroline

Patient, Kind and Attentive

Columbia Heights, Washignton, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Caroline was great! She watched our dog Max over the New Years weekend and was extremely communicative about everything and I felt like he was in great hands... (more)"

3. Karalynn

Love parks, runs, and tennis balls.

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Karalynn is the best! Thanks again for taking such great care of Pepper and sending me updates. She was so happy when I came home and the house was left just... (more)"

4. Anna

Puppies will always make me squeal

Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

37 repeat clients

"Anna was such a wonderful sitter for our dog Finn! She treated our pup like he was her own pup. We can't wait for Anna to sit for Finn again. It is such a re... (more)"

5. Emily

Experienced, caring dog sitter

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Emily was fantastic! Really appreciate her time andmore importantly her care and attention. Definitely will call on Emily for great service again. (more)"

6. N'Dia

Available during the Holidays :D

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"N'Dia was a great companion for Chuck while we were away for the holidays. She was very responsive on the front end to coordinate details, set up a meet n' g... (more)"

7. Rachel

Sit, Stay, Cuddle, Play

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Rachel was a wonderful sitter to our two pups! She was very communicative and our dogs clearly had a great time. We'd absolutely use her again. (more)"

8. Bailey

Active Dog Lover

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey is a fantastic dog walker and I highly recommend him to walk dogs. He took good care of my Dog, Bella, for a few nights when I got busy with a school ... (more)"

9. Jessica

Vet Tech & K9 Adventure Guide!

Fort Totten-Upper Northeast, Washington DC, DC, 20011

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

7 repeat clients

"Five stars isn’t nearly enough. Jessica was simply fantastic. She cared for our special needs boy with the utmost attention to detail, cataloging his seizure... (more)"

10. Maryam

Dog Trainer who will walk your dog

Mount Pleasant, DC, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Maryam sat with our dogs twice in a short period of time. They loved spending time with her (we started calling her Maryam Poppins)! She sent great pics and ... (more)"

11. Emily

The Mary Puppins of DC

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Emily was fantastic! We left very in-depth instructions and Emily followed all of them to a tee and was super good about keeping in touch while we were gone... (more)"

12. Krista

I'll give your dog all the snuggles

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"We had Krista take care of our Shiba Inu for an entire week while we were out of the country, and she was fantastic. This was a first for our dog, who is not... (more)"

13. Dominique

I'll care for your pup like you do!

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 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)"

14. Makena

Loving & caring GW PreNursing

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"We highly recommend Makena. She was very kind with clover and made us feel like we were leaving him in the best hands! We look forward to having Makena over ... (more)"

15. Erin

Adores all breeds

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Erin was AMAZING. We have three dogs -- together, they're a bit of a handful. She was totally fine with managing them all. She sent adorable photos, so we kn... (more)"

16. Anna

The furrier the better, dogs & cats

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Anna was wonderful! I felt very safe trusting her with my cat and my apartment. She was very quick to respond to any questions I had as well. (more)"

17. Grace

Lover of all pets! Owner of a snake

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Thanks a million Grace.! This is the first time my husband I have used anybody other than family to watch our dogs while we are away. Grace did a great job... (more)"

18. Katherine

Lifelong Pal to All Animals!

Mount Pleasant, WASHINGTON, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine was amazing - our dog was so relaxed and happy when we got home that I knew she spoiled her with lots of attention and gave her lots of exercise. W... (more)"

19. Emily

Expert in snuggling and walkies

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Emily helped sit our energetic border collie mix a few months ago over a long weekend. Our pup isn't the easiest to take care of -- she's talkative and needs... (more)"

20. Jillian

Dog lover with rescue experience

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

2 repeat clients

"Jillian did a fabulous job sitting for my pup. She took him on long walks in the woods and around the neighborhood and did a great job looking out for him at... (more)"

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