House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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1. Christopher

Your Dogs Are My Family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Christopher really helped out by filling in for another sitter at the last minute. Gideon seemed to like Chris as soon as he saw him and Chris took great car... (more)"

2. Julia

Animal Lover <3

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"After her fourth stay with our chihuahua mix, we can safely say that Julia is our favorite Rover sitter! Dolly seems to have really enjoyed their time togeth... (more)"

3. Gina

Vet Clinic Manager & Pit Lover

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Fabulous! Everything about Gina's stay was wonderful! My dogs are not the easiest (one with health issues, one with leash issues), but Gina spent a lot of ... (more)"

4. Christian

Friend to all dog and man

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Christian was awesome with my dogs! He was very patient with both and made sure that they were comfortable with him. He listened carefully to all of the info... (more)"

5. Emily

Dog Park Close- Home Full- Time

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Emily is not just a great caretaker for our dogs, but she is an animal lover all the way through! Emily is my neighbor and so I've know what phenomenal care... (more)"

6. Kaitlyn

Professional & responsible sitter!

Dupont Circle, Washington DC, DC, 20009

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

About: Greetings - I have owned dogs, cats, horses and livestock my whole life - so my love of animals stems from a deep place in my heart. Now that I ... (more)

7. Chelsey

Stress free vacation

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

22 repeat clients

"My dog had a lovely overnight time this weekend with Chelsey! I felt comfort in knowing that she was in good hands because my dog is an older dog, (13 year ... (more)"

8. Shelley

I'll run w/ your four-legged baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

9 repeat clients

"The best (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Gabriel

Sorry that my dog puns are so corgi

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

"Gabriel is an overall awesome human and friend! He took care of my Frenchie when I was away for over a week! I was a bit anxious leading up to my trip since... (more)"

10. Megan

Megan R's Dog Boarding

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Megan was excellent! My dog took to her immediately- she's clearly a natural with dogs. Megan both dog- and house-sat for the week we were out of town. She a... (more)"

11. Isabelle

High energy! I LOVE Dogs!!

Catholic University-Brookland, washington, DC, 20010

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

About: I am in college at the University of Delaware and am going to school for organizational and community leadership. I am 19 and have grown up in D.C ... (more)

12. Bailey

Everyday is a Dog Day

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I was out of town for five days and had Bailey watch my dog, Luke. Bailey kept me constantly updated and sent me multiple pictures of Luke. I came home to a ... (more)"

13. Liliana

Let me love your dog

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Lili is one of the most organized and put together people ive ever met. Ive known ger for almost three years now through The George Washington University's v... (more)"

14. Michelle

Long walks and jogs are my go-to!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

"Michelle is the most caring person you'll ever meet! Besides the fact that she loves al animals, she's also super into the outdoors and I assure you that yo... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Ami

Law student loves dog stress relief

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Ami is wonderful with dogs. She is enthusiastic about spending time with dogs, big and small, and has a real knack for pet care. My two dogs absolutely love... (more)"

16. Caren

Energized, Efficient, Engaged

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

21 repeat clients

"Caren was awesome! I was out of the country and had now doubt that my boys were in good hands! Will definitely work with her again and highly recommend her! (more)"

17. Elspeth

PhD student's portable Pup Hotel!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

11 repeat clients

"She is amazing. SO loving Ronny sweet Daisy. Sends a ton of pictures. And takes such good care of her. I think was annoyed to have me home cause she missed a... (more)"

18. Chenika

Fun & Passionate Sitter!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Chenika was great! My dog has separation anxiety so I booked her to sit with her while I took a day trip for an event. My dog took to her immediately. When I... (more)"

19. Liz

Liz's House Sitting Services

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Liz was absolutely wonderful. I came home to a happily exhausted 15-week golden retriever puppy, which I am entirely grateful for after my tiring day. Thank... (more)"

20. Cory

Compassionate experienced dog lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Cory was wonderful. He went above and beyond with my girls. Both had been a bit sick before I left and he took extra special care of them including hand ... (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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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Downtown, Washington donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Washington.

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