House Sitting in Downtown, Portland, ME

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

1. Kirston

Kirston's Compassionate Pet Care

South Portland , ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"PHENOMENAL! Best word to describe Kirston! Extremely professional, kind and caring. We felt safe and secure leaving our pup in Kirston's hands. She delivered... (more)"

2. Nina

24-year-old Portland native!

Deering Center, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our original dog watching plans fell through at the last minute so with just a few weeks left before out trip we turned to Rover.com. We found Nina and set u... (more)"

3. Alyssa

Upbeat and Patient Dog Lover!

West Bayside, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello! I've always loved working with animals. I've had three jobs at doggy daycare and overnight stay facilities. A fair amount of these could... (more)

4. Melina

Active Animal Lover Extraordinaire

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Melina was great! Not only did she update me with several photos of Sherman during the stay, she was very attentive and easy to get a hold of. I highly recom... (more)"

5. Aaron

Genuine & caring animal lover

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Aaron was a great sitter. He came over ahead of time to meet Beans and kept in touch with us while we were out of town. I felt very comfortable having him st... (more)"

6. Nora

I am as active as your dog!

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you need someone to care for your dog, look no further than Nora! There is a difference between someone watching your dog and someone caring for your dog.... (more)"

7. Macy

Spitfire and enthusiastic

West End, Portland , ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been caring for all types of dogs for a long time now and have been deemed the "dog sitting queen" among my community. People respect my att... (more)

8. Tina

Looking for my next fuzzy BFF

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have owned dogs on and off for my entire life, with experience around many breeds; from min pins to rottweilers! I especially enjoy puppies and a... (more)

9. Nicholas

Affectionate. Caring. Enthusiastic

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Nick is extremely kind and amazing with dogs. He has taken case of my dogs (golden retrievers and a black lab) many times and they absolutely love him. Nic... (more)"

10. Kate

VetTech in training, HUGE dog lover

West End, PORTLAND, ME, 04102

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

About: I've worked at a Doggie Daycare and as a Dog Groomer. I'm about to start Vet Tech school and will have a lot of flexibility with my schedule. I hav... (more)

11. Lorraine

Pet Nanny Extraordinaire, in-home care!

So. Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Great experience with Lorraine!! We had a last-minute trip come up on a holiday weekend and needed to find someone local who could come take care of our 4-le... (more)"

12. Shannon

Caring, active and dependable!

Downtown, Portland , ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shannon is obsessed with dogs and they are obsessed with her. Parents will love her as much as their pets do. Our dog know what I am saying when I say "Shann... (more)"

13. Emily

Friendly, professional care

Oakdale, Portland , ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is so great with my dogs Astro and Bowen, and they can definitely be a hand full. She's house sitter for me prior to her signing up through Rover and m... (more)"

14. Katie

Loving, adventure time!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: First and foremost, I absolutely adore dogs. Spread through my family, we have a saint bernard, Boston Terrier, Yorkie, and two labs. I’ve been rai... (more)

15. Allison

Responsible, active, and friendly!

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison and Dylan took excellent care of our two dogs for a week. They sent updates and we felt confident that they were taking good care of our boys throug... (more)"

16. Emily

Energetic, Local, Dog Loving Sitter

Deering Center, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Though I don't have pets of my own, I've witnessed on my own how much Emily loves to care for and play with all kinds of dogs. She is thorough, reliable and ... (more)"

17. Raquel

Dog owner. Dog lover. Dog.

East Bayside-India Street, Portland, ME, 04101

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

About: I have had a dog in my life in some capacity since I was 5 years old. I fostered dogs (mostly pitbulls) during college and adopted them out to wond... (more)

Available this weekend
18. Alison

Cat-person convert. I love dogs!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Alison is great! Will definitely contact her again when I need dog care. Pumpkin was instantly comfortable and I had no problem leaving them together in my h... (more)"

19. Meghan

I am a caring animal lover.

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan is wonderful with all animals. She is kind and thoughtful. Animals just gravitate to her and she helps them feel at ease and happy. I would trust Meg... (more)"

20. Zach

High energy, pet botique employee!

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Afraid your four-legged family member isn't getting enough playtime or exercise while you're at work? Planning a trip and need to trust that your p... (more)

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Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 05 owners have reviewed sitters in Downtown Portland, ME, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

Rover.com is the simple, savvy way to find and book Downtown house sitting. It's easy to find the perfect house sitter: many sitters on Rover have a long history of dog sitting, and 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect five-star rating. When you book house sitting in Downtown Portland, ME on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving staycation, right in your home. You'll get daily photo updates, and every stay booked through Rover also includes premium pet insurance, 24/7 support, and a reservation guarantee. Every dog sitter on Rover has the option to complete a free background check. Stays are booked on Rover every minute of every day, and more than 92% of the population lives within a short drive of one of the more than 65,000 sitters who've listed their services on Rover. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect five-star rating. When you book with one of our trusted Downtown house sitters on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get peace of mind.

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