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 is an amazing pet sitter. From the first meet and greet, I knew she was the real deal. My dogs loved her, but honestly they are very friendly and lov... (more)"

2. Carly

I am a dog loving college student

Waterfront, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Carly was so great and flexible with her schedule for me at the last minute! She was great with communication, and sent me a lot of photos of my dog while I ... (more)"

3. 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)

4. Sierra

Loving Dog Sitter

Upper State, Santa Barbara , CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Sierra is awesome!!! She took great care of my pup! (more)"

5. 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)"

6. 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)"

7. Julia

Wet Noses & Wagging Tails

Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

"Julia was great and was awesome about a last minute holiday gig. She was great with our motley crew! (more)"

8. Chinaza

Dog lover with loads of experience

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

5 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)"

9. 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)"

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. 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)"

12. Delaney

I will love your dog!

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Delaney was a great house sitter/dog watcher and would highly recommend her to everyone. (more)"

13. Natalie

Fun-loving pet caretaker!

Westside, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

14. 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)"

15. 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)"

16. Karina

Fun and active dog trainer :)

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Karina is my friend for about 18 years. I know her very good. She is the most friendly, sensible, sincere, true person I know. Karina is also very positive, ... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Raquel

Lover all of furfriends

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I booked Raquel last minute as my other usual sitter flaked on me. Even though it was so last minute, after meeting Raquel, I couldn't have felt more at ease... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. 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)"

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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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