House Sitting in Dover, VA

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

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1. Julia

I would do anything for your pup.

Falls Church, VA, 22046

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Words cannot express how amazing Julia was with our two big dogs! She walked them multiple times a day and she sent pictures all the time showing how happy ... (more)"

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2. Kelsey

I'll try new walking trails

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelsey took great care of our older golden retriever. She was incredibly flexible when our trip lasted a bit longer than expected! I would have Kelsey back t... (more)"

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3. Justin

Flexible sitter with overnight stay

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Justin did a great job keeping an eye on Winston while I was out. He provided regular updates and photos. I would recommend him if your looking for a sitter. (more)"

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4. Lauren

Law student with tons of energy!

Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren was such a wonderful caretaker for our sweet puppy, Della Rae. We had another dog watcher cancel at the last minute and Lauren came to the rescue! La... (more)"

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5. Emma drew

I love dogs! and they love me :)

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emma was awesome with Stark! She hung out with him for a couple hours and took care of him just the same as we would have! (more)"

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6. Elizabeth

I walk the walk, and bark the bark.

Williamsburg, Arlington, VA, 22213

House Sitting

"Elizabeth was stellar! I got regular communications, and Patch is clearly happy and well cared for. She also went above and beyond in the house, washing the ... (more)"

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7. Whitney

Experienced Belly Rubber

Ashton Heights, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Whitney and I are longtime friends. She has many satisfied pet sitting clients she has collected through word of mouth. She also owns dogs herself. If I had ... (more)"

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8. Lauren

Let me be apart of the pack

Friendship Heights, Washington, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We loved Lauren! Leaving Freddie with someone new had me so anxious but I immediately felt at ease at our meet and greet. She sent photos every day when we w... (more)"

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9. Sera

Loving care when you're not there

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

About: Hi my name is Sera and I graduated from U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this year and am working as a part-time dental assistant after I applied ... (more)

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Thanksgiving
10. Jessica

flexible schedule, big yard

High View Park, Arlington, VA, 22207

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I asked jessica to watch them last minute and she was so fast to reply. I had a family emergency that was out of town and dog allergens run in my family. Jes... (more)"

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11. Estella

Excited to make furry friends

Au-Tenleytown, Washington, DC, 20016

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

"She was excellent will definitely use her services again . (more)"

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12. Samantha

Treating every dog as my own!

Falls Church, VA, 22044

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Sam was amazing with my 2 boxers...they love her so much! She was great with providing pictures and updates all weekend. Would absolutely recommend! (more)"

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13. Nikki

Dog Adventures in Arlington!

Bluemont, Arlington, VA, 22205

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

"These guys were amazing. My elderly dogs are a LOT of work. Mobility issues, incontinence issues, separation anxiety, complicated food and medication schedul... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
14. Olga

Lots of rubs, walks in the woods.

North Highland, ARLINGTON, VA, 22209

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"It was very convenient to leave Duchess with Olga, and I could tell she got a lot of attention from Olga and her kids. Olga even took her to the dog park, wh... (more)"

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15. Derek

I'll love your dog like you do!

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"My dog and I love Derek! I am a crazy dog mom and my dog is a little diva and he is wonderful with both of us. This was my first time booking Rover and I'm ... (more)"

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16. Madeline

Dog, cat, rabbit — I love them all!

Glebewood, Arlington, VA, 22207

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I really appreciated Madeline’s reliability, loving nature, attentiveness to detail, and overall flexibility in caring for my dog, Bonzai. I was overseas for... (more)"

17. Kayleigh

I'll play fetch and give belly rubs

Au-Tenleytown, Washington DC, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kayleigh was with great last minute booking. Our puppy was sick and the Rover we were going to take our pups too had other dogs staying and didn't think they... (more)"

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18. Eden

Your best friend's best friend

Au-Tenleytown, Washington, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eden stayed in our home to care for our dog for 5 nights. The dog is timid with strangers, but he loved her! She was loving, attentive, responsible. Highl... (more)"

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19. Amanda

Dog Walking & House Sitting

Cherrydale, Arlington, VA, 22207

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda gave us frequent updates and responded promptly when we contacted her during our 5 day trip out of the country. Our dogs were happy and healthy when w... (more)"

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20. Theresa

Lover of all dog and cat breeds!

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Theresa was great! Romeo and Chloe were in good hands, I'm quite sure. Theresa went out of her way to help us out while we were out of town for a short vacat... (more)"


Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog — and your home — turn to Rover for your Dover house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Dover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Dover house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover — it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Dover for your dog — people who'll treat him like family.