House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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

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1. Libby

Happy to stay and play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Libby was so wonderful! She was great with updating me with pictures and recaps. I really appreciated how flexible she was as well! The pups definitely had a... (more)"

2. Jenay

I love animals more than people

Deanwood, washington, DC, 20019

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Jenay watched our dachshund Abbott at our house for several days while we were on vacation in November and was great! She very very communicative and sent lo... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
3. Caroline

All proceeds go to my student loans

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Caroline as a dog sitter/house sitter! She provided great updates while we were gone and took very good care of our dog. She was a very ti... (more)"

4. Emily

The Mary Puppins of DC

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Emily took such great care of Harley! She made it so easy to coordinate a meet-and-greet before her stay, and she gave me updates and was extremely responsi... (more)"

5. Rachel

I love doggies!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

7 repeat clients

"Rachel was wonderful!! She sent us really nice updates w/photos and even agreed to watch our pup for an extra day last minute when we had transportation issu... (more)"

6. Elle

I haven't met a dog I haven't loved

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Elle did such a great job of watching our dog, Hank while we were out of town. She was extremely reliable, sent lots of great pictures, and went above and be... (more)"

7. Krista

I'll give your dog all the snuggles

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Krista was great with our 11-lbs. chihuahua, Dolly! She also took great care of our place! Would definitely recommend Krista - she's a true dog lover. (more)"

8. Jessica

Reliable, responsible, dog lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Jessica was a fantastic dog sitter for Stubby! She came over earlier in the week to meet us and Stubby, and was very cheerful and professional. It was immedi... (more)"

9. Taylor

Large park by my house!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Taylor was about as good as a dogsitter can get. She was responsive, courteous, and thoroughly professional. She sent plenty of updates (with photos!) and ha... (more)"

10. Samantha

Sloppy kisses and wagging tails!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"We asked Samantha to watch our 4 month old puppy and 2 yr old teenage puppy- no small request. She did a fantastic job; believe me when I say these two are a... (more)"

11. Travis

Mature Dog Lover; Flexible Schedule

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"This was the first time that I had used Rover for someone to stay with my dog while I was out of town. Travis came highly recommended from neighbors of mine ... (more)"

12. Devan

Available for Thanksgiving in DC!

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Devan did an amazing job taking care of our 10 month old puppy when we had go out of town last minute. She was quick to respond, and easy to get a hold of. D... (more)"

13. Caroline

I'll run with your dog, patient

Columbia Heights, Washignton, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Caroline was great! She met me and my dog before the overnight sits and check in over the holiday weekend. She was very responsive and provided thorough upda... (more)"

Confirmed available next weekend (Dec 21 - Dec 24)
14. N'Dia

Available during the Holidays :D

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"N’Dia was amazing! I had a last minute all-day meeting and didn’t want to take my pup to daycare. I messaged N’Dia at 10 pm the night before and she respon... (more)"

15. Jesse

Lawyer, Ballet Teacher, Dog-Lover

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

7 repeat clients

"Jesse was very accommodating and came ahead to meet Vicky and Kylie and pick up the keys. Jesse sent several pics and text updates. The girls loved her and w... (more)"

16. Nakya

I'm your fur babies bestfriend!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Nakya has quickly become our preferred Rover sitter and we couldn’t be happier. She’s quick to respond, thorough, respectful, caring, and a pleasure to work ... (more)"

17. Rory

Dog lover. Have had 3 boxers

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"This was our first time using Rover (and Rory!), and we'll definitely book Rory again. She is professional, caring, and responsible, and we felt completely c... (more)"

18. Caraline

Friend of cats and dogs!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Caraline was fantastic. From her super quick initial response, to meet/greet with my dog, to the house/dog sitting for 4 days, she was an A+ :) She is reliab... (more)"

19. Katherine

Lifelong Pal to All Animals!

Mount Pleasant, WASHINGTON, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine was so wonderful again! Dorothy and Lucy had a great time. Dorothy got lots of long walks. They were not anxious at all when we got home which mean... (more)"

20. 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)"

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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