House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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

1. Kaylene

Doctorate Student who LOVES dogs!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington DC, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Such a joy to have with my dog! My house was in better condition than when I left it, and my small pitbull was so happy around her. I would trust her with ... (more)"

2. Christopher

Your Dogs Are My Family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Christopher was amazing. From quick responses on a short notice request to pictures and updates on our two italian greyhounds throughout the weekend. Every... (more)"

3. Brittany

dog loving D.C graduate student

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittany is excellent and very responsible! She has walked Bruno for the last year and he just loves her! We are very lucky to have someone who loves Bruno, ... (more)"

4. Ashley

Dog & travel lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

About: I've had a family dog for as long as I can remember and we have had 3 generations of Rottweilers from the same bloodline. I've even been around whe... (more)

5. Morgan

Responsible Animal Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I absolutely love dogs, but can't have one at the moment, so I love to take care of others' dogs when I can! When I was young, I used to accompa... (more)

6. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

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

29 repeat clients

"Cavaughn was amazing. He was flexible with my schedule and great with my pup. She had an exciting weekend filled with long walks and play dates at the dog pa... (more)"

7. Renae

Your Fur Baby Can Join Our Pack!

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Renae will be a great dog sitter. Not only is she organized and conscientious by her nature, she and her family have always cared for pets in their home. Tak... (more)"

8. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Danielle has taken care of my dog twice, and both times she's done a fantastic job. She is very considerate and really loves caring for animals. She also kee... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
9. Emily

Let me hang out with your dog!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting

"Emily could not have been a better dog sitter for us. She watched our three dogs, one of whom is a puppy and is still a little wild. She was able to handle... (more)"

10. Lane Brooke

I want to hang out with your dog!

Colonial Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Lane was absolutely fantastic! I knew immediately after my dog Bentley and I met her that my husband and I would have nothing to worry about during our trave... (more)"

11. Sarah

Let me take care of your dog!!!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Sarah did a great job caring for our dog and our house while we were away. She let us know how our pup was doing with texts and pictures, and handled unexpec... (more)"

12. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mark was fantastic. We went out of town last minute and he was able to stay at our house and watch our dogs. He kept them with their food and bathroom schedu... (more)"

13. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie is amazing and went above and beyond her call of duty. My dog Cami loved her and she followed all the dog care instructions to the T. I would gladly ... (more)"

14. Julia

Animal Lover and will do anything!

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Julia was outstanding with her care of our dog and apartment. She came over for a meet and greet, arriving on time and warmly greeting Basil. She sent us pic... (more)"

15. Caty

Your dog's best bud for the weekend

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"During our weekend visit to D.C. we employed Caty to care for our precious Yorkie. Caty is not only a fantastic pet sitter-she is a delightful person as well... (more)"

16. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Stina did a terrific job caring for our adult beagle, Sherlock. She sent us updates every day to keep our minds at ease, and he looked great when we got back... (more)"

17. Cara

Your pet's next friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Cara was fantastic! Very responsive and made me feel very comfortable leaving for my trip! My pup has some dog aggression issues but she was totally confiden... (more)"

18. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Alex was wonderful with George. She was kind, courteous and responsible during her stay with George. I look forward to using her services in the future. Than... (more)"

19. Mika

Dog lover seeks furry companions

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting

"Mika was great! She was wonderful at communicating, sending pictures and making me feel at ease as I traveled. I will hopefully book her again soon! (more)"

20. Amanda

Reliable and dependable dogcare!

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Amanda was amazing. Extremely responsive, sent pictures every day, helped out when my baby had some stomach distress (probably anxiety from being left with ... (more)"

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When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Downtown, Washington, DC trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 7,397 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a house sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Downtown house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house sitter in Downtown Washington, DC who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers pet sitters and dog walkers.

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