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

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1. Travis

Mature Dog Lover; Flexible Schedule

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Travis is exemplary in his trade-craft and highly recommended for animal care and interaction. Patient, amiable, fond and with a good sense of humor, Travis ... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. Cindy

Just say the breed, I'll be there!

Fort Totten-Upper Northeast, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Cindy did a terrific job. We just moved to a new home and the house was in shambles. We had to take a trip to NY, and Cindy was flexible with our changing ... (more)"

4. Caroline

I'll run with your dog, patient

Columbia Heights, Washignton, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Caroline was great, communicated well and took good care of Dexter (more)"

5. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

29 repeat clients

"Charlie was great! We got home to happy pups who seemed to have completely loved their week away from us. Just as wonderful, the house was possibly cleaner t... (more)"

6. Jesse

Lawyer, Ballet Teacher, Dog-Lover

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

7 repeat clients

"Jesse was a great sitter for our two high-energy German Shepherd pups while we were recently gone for the weekend. She and her sweet corgi Cooper came over t... (more)"

7. Lauren

Professional, reliable, and fun!

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Lauren did an outstanding dog watching my young puppy. Not only did my dog love her, but her regular updates put me at ease while I was away. I enthusiasti... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Jessica

I'll Care for Your Pet Like My Own!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Jessica was wonderful when she house sat/ walked my dog Clover while I was out of town. She kept me updated with pictures and videos, and followed instructio... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Brittany

Dogs are my passion!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20018

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Brittany was amazing. She watched my dog for six days while I was in Iceland. Not only did she take great care of him, but she also sent me frequent updates ... (more)"

12. Ronald

Cared for 35+ dogs/cats via Rover.

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Ronald was excellent. He was very communicative both leading up to and through the stay, with many picture and video updates. I couldn't have been happier wi... (more)"

13. Laura

Dog lover with a flexible schedule

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I had Laura do an overtime stay to take care of my bulldog Hank. He is a stubborn boy, but as soon as he met Laura I could tell they would get along. She was... (more)"

14. Dylan

Lots o' love and free-time 2 spare

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

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

"Dylan has always been a dog lover. Not only does he love dogs but he is also a responsible person and dog owner. I would highly recommend Dylan as a dog si... (more)"

15. Rachel

Sit, Stay, Cuddle, Play

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Rachel was a wonderful house / dog sitter for us! We were thrilled to find our pups wonderfully cared for and happy when we arrived home. Highly recommend. (more)"

16. Romy

Your dog will be happy!

Columbia Heights, washington dc, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Romy has been taking the most amazing care of my Sparkles (Golden Retriever Mix) over the past 5 months. I work for the Peace Corp, so sometimes I have to tr... (more)"

17. 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)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
18. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

19. Dana

Pet-sitting is a family business!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, DC, 20037

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

2 repeat clients

"Dana is an experienced pet sitter, with a love for animals. She is dependable and hard working. You won't be disappointed with her service to you and your ... (more)"

20. Rick

In doggie withdrawal! Apply within.

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Rick was amazing- and possibly an amateur photographer. I saved a bunch of the pictures he sent me of my dog! He was very responsive, flexible, and went abov... (more)"

In Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their house sitting needs. Over 7,397 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking house sitting in Columbia Heights can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book house sitting in Washington on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Columbia Heights house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house sitter in Columbia Heights, Washington, DC who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers pet sitters and dog walkers.

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