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House Sitting in Downtown, Santa Barbara

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1. Ann Verified Background CheckRover 101

AWESOME ANN-TY FOR UR PET BABIES :)

Downtown, SANTA BARBARA, CA, 93102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We had our first sitting experience with Anny this weekend. I have 2 dogs, one of which is a newly rescued 2 year old who has fear aggression issues. Anny did … (more)"

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2. Leanna Verified Background Check

Fun Loving Sitter

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leanna was extremely reliable and communicated regularly before and during the time she cared for my boy. She played with him, took him on walks, and cuddled t… (more)"

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3. Brittney Verified Enhanced Background Check

Friend of dogs cats and rabbits!

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittney is a very skilled, caring, and responsible pet-sitter and caregiver! She can always be relied on for attentive, loving, and all-around proper pet care… (more)"

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4. Kathy Verified Background CheckRover 101

I Take My Responsibility Personally

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kathy was wonderful. We had two sitters from rover back out last minute on us and we were in a panic as to who would watch and play with our 12 week old puppy… (more)"

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5. Keenan Verified Background CheckRover 101

Animal lover ready for play/walks!

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Keenan is an amazing dog-sitter. My dogs (5) all love her, and she is very professional. (more)"

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6. Colleen Verified Background Check

Pets make the world go round!!

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Never have I met someone more affectionate and responsible with pets than Colleen. She has a true love for all animals and cares for them like they're family. … (more)"

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Ari Safari Canine Sunshine

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog jumps for joy everytime he sees Ari. What I love about Ari is she matches the energy of the dog. If the dog gets excited so does she. If the dog has mor… (more)"

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8. Rhythm Verified Background Check

Pet care for dogs and cats!

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

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

"Rhythm is such an amazing gal! Super sweet, fun, and caring. She loves animals and it shows. She has Experience with Cats, Dogs, Horses, Chickens, Geese, and … (more)"

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9. Camilla Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active and Pawsitive Dog-Enthusiast

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

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

"Camilla was amazing! We were nervous about leaving our pup and using Rover for the first time and Camilla put our nerves at ease. She met Oliver before we book… (more)"

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10. Lydia Verified Background Check

Outdoors loving dog owner

Waterfront, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lydia is a phenomenal dog sitter! She goes above and beyond to make the dogs feel loved and cared for. She went out of her way to take our dogs for extra walks… (more)"

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11. Alelia & Thomas Verified Background Check

Your pet's home away from home!

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Alelia has looked after my dogs over the years. The most important thing to me is that they have been happy to see her and have run up to her wagging their tai… (more)"

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12. Brandy Verified Background Check

Mom and son team available :)

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

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

About: Hi! We love pets and would love to treat your fur baby like our own while you’re away. I work from home with a flexible schedule. My son is homeschoo… (more)

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13. Diana Verified Background Check

Trustworthy & Responsible

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Diana has a comfort and experience with a large variety of dogs : dogs as small as a 5 lb. Maltese to dogs over 100 lbs. Every dog has their own personality an… (more)"

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14. Joe Verified Background Check

Life long Dog Owner and Lover!

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting

About: I’ve been walking, feeding, and caring for dogs all my life! I am comfortable with all types of dogs in all stages of life, including dogs that pull … (more)

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15. Emily Verified Background CheckRover 101

Long-time dog owner, love activity!

Las Positas, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was a excellent choice for us. She immediately greeted Dolly with warm hugs and pets. She is super kind and considerate sending photos throughout Dolly… (more)"

16. John Verified Background Check

Active dog lover!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

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

"John is an absolute great guy! He really cares for your dog and the overall well being. I have a 2 year old pup with a ton of energy and high separation anxiet… (more)"

17. Abby Verified Background Check

I love animals!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abby watched my dog in my home for me. I felt very comfortable having her in my home, and I would highly recommend her. She was prompt and reliable. My little … (more)"

18. Meadow Verified Background Check

Love all creatures-great and small!

Las Positas, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi! I am a Santa Barbara local and mama to two baby tortoises. Unfortunately, I am not allowed to have dogs at my apartment but that doesn't stop me … (more)

19. Jessica Verified Enhanced Background Check

Flexible work schedule - love pups

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

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

"Jessica was great. Communication was great too. We had some unforeseen issues unrelated to the dogsitting, but Jessica took it in stride. Our dogs seemed to li… (more)"

20. Emily Verified Background Check

sunshine, animal loving southerner

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

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

"Emily was such a wonderful help with my puppy! She was always so excited to send me pictures and let me know how her time with my pup went! So thankful for her! (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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Downtown, Santa Barbara donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Santa Barbara.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including: