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

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

1. Kaylene

Doctorate Student who LOVES dogs!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington DC, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Kaylene did an awesome job watching my two pups. She stayed in my home when I was out of town and sent me cute pictures of my dogs throughout the day. She wa... (more)"

2. Michelle

Reading, Rugby, and A'Ruffmatic!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Michelle was terrific with Gus while I was out of the country. I felt that he was great hands and I felt aware of how he was doing through Michelle's prompt ... (more)"

3. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Danielle did such a great job taking care of my two dogs! I can't recommend her highly enough. She was also a very considerate houseguest! (more)"

4. Pari

Compassionate, responsible & loving

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have owned a dog for 4 years, and saying goodbye to him was the hardest thing about coming to college. At home, I was the one to walk him, feed h... (more)

5. Anna

Puppies will always make me squeal

Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

29 repeat clients

"Anna was wonderful sitting our animals again! We just booked her for another upcoming stay. We're happy to know our fur children are in great hands while we ... (more)"

6. Lauren

Professional, reliable, and fun!

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Lauren was very responsive and communicative throughout her stay with our dog Gideon. She sent photo updates throughout the weekend and left our apartment in... (more)"

7. Ashley

Puppies and playtime <3

Shaw, Washington , DC, 20001

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

About: I am willing to give your pet the love it needs while you're away, and look forward to spending time with your pet. I am a young professional worki... (more)

8. Kristen

I am a dog-lover 100%. Dogs=Angels.

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

"Kristen watched our 7 year old Lhasa poo over the Christmas holiday. I think our dog had his best holiday ever! Kristen sent us pictures daily and kept us ... (more)"

9. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stina Amanda stayed two nights with our cat and was great! She is extremely easy to stay in contact with, sent pictures, and left the apartment as she found ... (more)"

10. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mark got along wonderfully with our dog and sent us several photo updates while we were on our trip. Highly recommended and would definitely book again! (more)"

11. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie is very friendly, flexible and reliable. I felt completely comfortable leaving my two italian greyhounds in her career. She provided updates, pictures... (more)"

12. Anna

Sweet, southern, caring

Petworth, Washington DC , DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having known Anna for a number of years, I can personally attest to the love and care she provides for not only her pets, but animals in general. The number ... (more)"

13. Caty

Your dog's best bud for the weekend

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"During our weekend visit to D.C. we employed Caty to care for our precious Yorkie. Caty is not only a fantastic pet sitter-she is a delightful person as well... (more)"

14. Marsha

Our home is your dog's home

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Marsha often takes care of my 7 year old Maltese Yorkie named Murphy. And I couldn't ask for a more loving, fun and responsible person to watch Murphy while ... (more)"

15. Emily

Let me hang out with your dog

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting

"Emily could not have been a better dog sitter for us. She watched our three dogs, one of whom is a puppy and is still a little wild. She was able to handle... (more)"

16. Mika

Dog lover seeks furry companions

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting

"Mika was great! She was wonderful at communicating, sending pictures and making me feel at ease as I traveled. I will hopefully book her again soon! (more)"

17. Erin

Lover of ALL dogs

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Erin was awesome-- she treated all our animals wonderfully, and they definitely missed her when we got home. She was polite, clean, friendly and overall a gr... (more)"

18. Agon

Student at GW university

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Agon was great with Jolene and Rumble. They took to him the first time they met him, and everything went smoothly while we were away for a week. Agon sent ... (more)"

19. Patrick

I'm just a big dog myself

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"We had to leave our 3 dogs while for 5 days. Leaving them with Patrick made me feel a lot better about it. He obviously cares about the dogs and sent regular... (more)"

20. Lindsay

Dog lover!!

U Street Corridor, WASHINGTON, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lindsay is such a gemstone! She took such good care of Bristow. I came home from my trip and my doggie was happy, rested, and calm, and my apartment was sp... (more)"

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