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

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

1. Anna

Puppies will always make me squeal

Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

26 repeat clients

"She was wonderful! Sent lots of pics everyday. Energetic and excited. Asked questions when things were unclear. Went the extra mile in every regard. We will ... (more)"

2. Aisling

Flexible, Dog Loving Student

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Aisling is a natural animal lover, and a very responsible young woman. 100% recommend her services. I've never had an issue with her over my time working w... (more)"

3. Bridget

Experienced pet owner with car

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Bridget is a thoughtful and thorough person when caring for other people's animals. Having seen her care for the cats of a local lawyer, it is clear that she... (more)"

4. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stina Amanda was awesome! Of course, anyone who tells me that my dogs have good personalities gets my automatic approval, but even beyond that, our dogs wer... (more)"

5. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been an avid dog-lover my entire life, and was raised with having several dogs in my household. Since I am not financially ready to have a d... (more)

6. Michelle

Reading, Rugby, and A'Ruffmatic!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michelle was perfect! Not only did she send me lots of pictures of my dog playing with her, but she left me delicious treats and a note thanking ME for letti... (more)"

7. Katherine

loving care while you're not there

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine was great. Communicative, reliable, respectful of my house. Most importantly, I came home to 2 very happy pets! (more)"

8. Katherine

I make leaving your dog less RUFF

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katherine was great with Dolly and I would definitely recommend her to others. She bonded well with our pup, left the place neat, and was very easy to work w... (more)"

9. Patrick

I'm just a big dog myself

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I owe Patrick pretty much everything I know when it comes to dog behavior. He's helped my dog grow so much through socialization and even a few tricks! Patri... (more)"

10. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Mark stayed with our pup Easton in our home for Thanksgiving. It was the longest that we have been away from her since we got her earlier this year. He pro... (more)"

11. Caty

Your dog's best bud for the weekend

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

12. Whitney

Dog Friendly Office

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

5 repeat clients

"Whitney stayed with Roxy for a few days while I traveled for work. She was able to work from home to spend the day with Roxy, which was great. Roxy seemed to... (more)"

13. Kim

Bully Babies Welcome!!!!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

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

About: We love our bully fur babies! Set up a stay at our home and your baby will never be lonely. My 10 y.o. and 3 y.o. Bullies would love to meet some... (more)

14. 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)"

15. Amy

Your Dog's New Pal

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy has cared for many dogs in our family. When Amy's on the job, our dogs are well cared for AND happy. She is very responsible and genuinely loves the an... (more)"

16. Rachel

Wish I had pets; let me love yours!

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I grew up in a home with pet allergies, and have LOVED becoming both a dog and a cat person as I've gotten older :) The first chance I got, I start... (more)

17. Kathryn

Responsible, Grad Student for Hire

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"So thankful Kathryn was able to watch Bazinga on such short notice! She kept me updated, was happy to send pics, and I came home to a happy dog! Made being a... (more)"

18. Yumi

Play and care for your pups!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Yumi was great! She came and stayed with our dog Allie while we went to Texas for Thanksgiving. She gave us regular photo updates of their adventures and hik... (more)"

19. Hannah

Never met a pup I didn't love!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was terrific! She kept us updated on everything during our time away and was really attentive to our pup. We'll definitely call her again! (more)"

20. Eran

Great experience and lots of love!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Eran has been watching my rescue dog Walker for years. Honestly, and I know it sounds crazy, Walker has never been happier. His disposition is usually more E... (more)"

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