House Sitting in Downtown, Santa Barbara

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

1. Alica

Ready to help whenever you need!

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Alica was excellent in caring for our 100lb German Shehperd. She sent us pics during dinner that gave us peace of mind our boy was being well taken care of.... (more)"

2. Ellizibeth

Daily Devoted Doggy Doter

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Ellizibeth was amazing! I couldn't ask for a better person to take care of Leila while I was put of town! (more)"

3. Gabi

I love it when they smile at me!!!!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Gabi is wonderful! Trustworthy, caring, considerate of every detail concerning the care of our elderly frenchie! Our home was clean and well cared for when... (more)"

4. Kaila

Favors dogs over humans

Santa Barbara, CA, 93108

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kaila took great care of my pup, is very responsible and I would def have her watch my pup again. (more)"

5. Chinaza

Dog lover with loads of experience

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

6 repeat clients

"Chinaza watched our two dogs while we were out of town for over a week. When we arrived home our house was clean and our dogs well taken care of. Our older d... (more)"

6. Molly

Hardworking, Pet-Loving Student!

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've grown up with dogs and cats my entire life because my family absolutely loves pets. Over the years, I have house sat, walked, and taken care... (more)

7. Ellen

Spirit animal is a Golden Retriever

Las Positas, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellen is fabulous! Our little spaniel pup, Annie just loves her and we know she's in good hands when we leave her with Ellen. Ellen is very trustworthy and r... (more)"

8. Megan

Experienced Pet Care w/ References

Hope Ranch, CA, 93110

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

3 repeat clients

"Megan took great care of our dogs while we were gone. We would definitely use her again. (more)"

9. Rebecca

Calm, fun-loving, and flexible

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

1 repeat client

"Rebecca is a caring human that loves animals! I have known Rebecca a very long time. She has always cared for her own animals and has cared for my cats and d... (more)"

10. Alysa

Great companion of dogs!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alysa was great! We felt comfortable with her the first moment we did our meet-and-greet. She spent every night with our beloved 12-year-old lab over the ho... (more)"

11. Delaney

I will love your dog!

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

About: I have lived with dogs for as long as I can remember. My family always owned at least one dog and now that I'm in college I am not around dogs anym... (more)

12. Mike

Dog Treat Business Owner :)

Downtown, Santa Barbara , CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am always impressed with Michael's enthusiasm, communication skills and professional demeanor and he consistently demonstrates all of these qualities and m... (more)"

13. Beth

Love Love LOVE DOGS!

Riviera, santa barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Beth was great with my boys! We just moved from out of state and they were still getting adjusted. Beth had a flexible schedule and was able to spend a lot o... (more)"

14. Grace

I am a doggy deprived girl :)

Eastside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Reliable, responsible and a great accommodating personality. I felt completely comfortable with her spending the night with my dog. Very pleased to have fo... (more)"

15. Ruby

We LOVE dogs!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Ruby and Frisco are awesome! I met quite a few potential sitters for my 'kids' who mean the world to me (and are not without challenges)... and I am SO glad ... (more)"

16. Karina

Fun and active dog trainer :)

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Karina is a responsible,active and a loving dog caregiver! She always works with smile. She know How to teach and have fun training dogs! Smart dog,happy ... (more)"

17. Brandi

Big or small, I love all dogs!

Upper State, Santa Barbara , CA, 93105

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

1 repeat client

About: My first best friend was my dog Red and I have loved dogs every since. I have cared for my parent's dog and house on several occasions when they ha... (more)

18. Alex

I Will Make Your Dog Happy

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 91309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Alex has watched our girls several times, and every time they are overjoyed to see him. They are 2 60-lb dogs, and he is able to manage them and take them on... (more)"

19. Natalie

Doggie Bed & Breakfast

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

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

1 repeat client

"HIGHLY RECOMEMDED !!Natalie just recently watched my 12 year old husky, Daisey. It was so comforting to know she was truly invested in my dog happiness and k... (more)"

20. Molly

Lover of dogs and adventures

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly has been great with our energetic GSD/cattle dog mix! We completely trust Molly to stay in our home and take care of (read: love, feed, exercise and nu... (more)"

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Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 533 owners have reviewed sitters in Downtown Santa Barbara, CA, 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.

Never beg a friend to watch your dog again. With Rover, you can find your the perfect Downtown house sitter in seconds. When you book house sitting on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving, relaxing stay in their own home. If you're looking for care for pets other than dogs, you can find a pet sitter who offers care for cats, caged pets, and even horses. No matter what, you'll know that your pet is getting loving care. By removing common pet care obstacles, Rover ensures dogs nationwide are happy and well-cared for even when their human is away, and empowers dog lovers to live happy and fulfilling lives. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover makes it easy for you to reach trusted house sitters in Downtown Santa Barbara who can provide the care your dog needs, when they need it.

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