House Sitting in Downtown, Santa Barbara

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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 a wonderful choice for my dog Sophie. This was my first time using Rover. I was impressed from her first communication-she got back to me right a... (more)"

2. Carly

I am a dog loving college student

Waterfront, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Excellent pet sitter! Pixel was as happy as ever and our house was just as we left it. Contact Carly for your pet sitting needs. We'll be calling her again. (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 saved the day. I was on my way down to Santa Barbara at 9pm and needed someone to hang out with my senior dachshund. she responded my request within 5 m... (more)"

4. Raven

Any Size, Any Breed, Any Need!

Eastside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"What can I say but Raven is the best dog sitter you can imagine. The needs of your fur babies come first with Raven. Always impeccable with the handing of ou... (more)"

5. Natalie

Fun-loving pet caretaker!

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Natalie was able to watch my dog at short notice over the Thanksgiving holiday. She was so awesome at giving updates and sending pictures and videos. I truly... (more)"

6. Kristi

Part-time Dog Sitter

Eastside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kristi was great! Sent us pictures of our babies regularly (& gave us a good laugh when she forgot to disarm the alarm) Kristi kept us updated on our storm a... (more)"

7. Kaila

Favors dogs over humans

Santa Barbara, CA, 93108

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaila is great with dogs, she loves every one she meets and will take extremely good care of each one. I had her watch my dog for 3 weeks and she sent me dai... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. Julia

Wet Noses & Wagging Tails

Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

"Julia is awesome with dogs and I am more then glad to trust her with my dog any day. If you're looking for some one to take care of your animals, definitely ... (more)"

9. Madison

Love all animals like my own!

Santa Barbara, CA, 93108

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Madison has been God-sent! This was the first time I left my cat alone at home v.s. at the cat hotel. I chose to leave her home because she gets very nervous... (more)"

10. Larisa

Love is all we need.

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Larisa is great! She was super attentive and sent me updates throughout the weekend. Otis was exhausted so it's clear they had a great time! I will definitel... (more)"

11. Chloe

Animal & House Sitter/Dog Walker

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Chloe is an amazing pet sitter! She's come multiple times now and everything has always been great. We have a cat and a dog and Chloe plays with both of them... (more)"

12. Ruby

We LOVE dogs!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Ruby and her husband Frisco took amazing care of our dog, Stella, for the past week! Stella is a very energetic pup, and they took such good care of making s... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. Jessica

ENERGETIC,YOUNG,RESPONSIBLE,LOVING!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had dogs my entire life and have had a lot of experience walking them and taking care of them overnight as well. I am not able to provide ca... (more)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
14. Alisha

We can't wait to meet your pup!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"What a wonderful experience! I had to leave town last minute and Alisha responded promptly and was very professional. Alisha exceeded my expectations and my ... (more)"

15. Maggie

Energetic, Lively and Responsible

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110

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

2 repeat clients

"Maggie did a great job of communicating with me while I was gone with questions and/or pictures. Looked like Roofus had a great time with her. (more)"

Available this weekend
16. Emily

Reliable & Passionate Pooch Lover!

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily did an awesome job caring for our 8 year old dog Aysa while we were on a four day trip. When we came home the house was clean, Aysa was happy and healt... (more)"

17. Brianna

Responsible and Animal Loving

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Brianna did a nice job of dogsitting for our two dogs and I appreciated her quick communication and flexibility as our plans changed several times. We arriv... (more)"

18. Lindsay

A Dog Sitter Especially Fur You!

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsay has an undeniable passion for dogs - she is an exemplary pet sitter from giving the pup regular exercise to playing with her (sometimes on all fours!... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
19. Chinaza

Dog lover with loads of experience

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

4 repeat clients

"Chinaza was perfect. She met with us and our pooch prior to her staying at our place with him and ensured she understood his routine and health needs. Chin... (more)"

20. Stephanie

2 walks a day, home most of the day

Downtown, Santa Barbara , CA, 93101

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

1 repeat client

About: I have had animals my whole life, I am kind and gentle and will also reinforce your training style to keep your dog in familiar training patterns. ... (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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