House Sitting in Downtown, Santa Barbara

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

1. 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)"

2. 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)"

3. Ellizibeth

Daily Devoted Doggy Doter

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellizibeth arrived promptly and immediately welcomed my dogs. She really listened to all the information and instructions I gave her about the dogs and I fe... (more)"

4. 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)"

5. Julia

Wet Noses & Wagging Tails

Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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)"

6. 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)"

7. Kaila

Favors dogs over humans

Santa Barbara, CA, 93108

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaila was wonderful! She sent us photos of their outings and was great at communicating with us. Our pup was so happy and relaxed when we got home - she was... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. Sierra

Loving Dog Sitter

Upper State, Santa Barbara , CA, 93105

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Highly recommended! Sierra is an animal lover like no other. Or i should say, animals love HER! Well, both are true. I've noticed over the years that animal... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. 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)"

13. Alex

I Will Make Your Dog Happy

Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA, 91309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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)"

14. 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)"

15. Ruby

We LOVE dogs!

Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"We HIGHLY recommend Ruby to take care of your loved one. Our Shiba Inu is high energy and we came home to a very happy dog. We only hope they are available e... (more)"

16. 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)"

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. 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)"

19. 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)"

20. Rebecca

Calm, fun-loving, and flexible

Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105

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

"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)"

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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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