House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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

1. Liz

Caring & friendly - loves cats too!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Liz is a dog and cat lover of the highest order. Having seen here with my past two cats, I can say she has a way with animals that very few people possess. A... (more)"

2. Reed

dog lover in the city

Georgetown, Washington, DC, 20007

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

"Reed and her roommates have been great as dog sitters for me over the past few years. My dog is always happy to be at her house with all the girls. They take... (more)"

3. Bridget

Experienced pet owner with car

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Bridget is a thoughtful and thorough person when caring for other people's animals. Having seen her care for the cats of a local lawyer, it is clear that she... (more)"

4. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stina Amanda stayed two nights with our cat and was great! She is extremely easy to stay in contact with, sent pictures, and left the apartment as she found ... (more)"

5. Katherine

loving care while you're not there

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine was great. Communicative, reliable, respectful of my house. Most importantly, I came home to 2 very happy pets! (more)"

6. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danielle was awesome! She was great with Munson. She is very reliable and very much recommended!!!! (more)"

7. Katherine

I make leaving your dog less RUFF

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katherine was great with Dolly and I would definitely recommend her to others. She bonded well with our pup, left the place neat, and was very easy to work w... (more)"

8. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

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

28 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)"

9. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Mark stayed with our pup Easton in our home for Thanksgiving. It was the longest that we have been away from her since we got her earlier this year. He pro... (more)"

10. Caty

Your dog's best bud for the weekend

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Caty was great with Gus, and consistently kept me updated. It was great knowing while gone he was in good hands, and came home to a happy pup :) (more)"

11. Jordan

Dog's friend. Owner's best friend.

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Jordan was AMAZING! He watched my dog, Riley, for a week while I was gone over the holidays. When I got home my dog was happy as could be. Riley actually ate... (more)"

12. Danni

GWU Honors Student with Experience!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Danni and Steven were great! We have an older dog that requires a lot of patience. They stayed at our house, cared for her (she requires help to walk and get... (more)"

13. Whitney

Dog Friendly Office

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

5 repeat clients

"Whitney was great. She sent a bunch of pics, showing my happy dog smiling, and was responsive and responsible. Recommend without reservation. (more)"

14. Cara

Your pet's next friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Cara was an AWESOME house/dog sitter for our pup, Archie. From the beginning, Cara was professional and quick to reply. Cara answered my initial request with... (more)"

15. Sasha

Love dogs & they love me :)

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sasha is a dear friend, and an old roommate, and I have witnessed first hand her extraordinarily loving nature towards people and dogs. Rover users, you will... (more)"

16. Megan

Patient lifelong dog lover/owner

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Megan was absolutely wonderful! She stayed at our apartment to watch our dog Penny for the night -- she arrived right on time, was great with Penny and was p... (more)"

17. Lindsay

Dog lover!!

U Street Corridor, WASHINGTON, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lindsay is such a gemstone! She took such good care of Bristow. I came home from my trip and my doggie was happy, rested, and calm, and my apartment was sp... (more)"

18. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Alex was great, and I would highly recommend her. She stayed with our puppy for the weekend while we were out of town. She was very friendly and a wonderful ... (more)"

19. Amy

Your Dog's New Pal

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy has cared for many dogs in our family. When Amy's on the job, our dogs are well cared for AND happy. She is very responsible and genuinely loves the an... (more)"

20. Yumi

Play and care for your pups!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Yumi was a fantastic dog sitter and house sitter while we were gone for a week over Christmas. We were kept up to date on how our dog was doing the entire tr... (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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