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. Olivia Verified Enhanced Background CheckRoverGORover 101

A place for all fur babies

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We had a great experience with Olivia staying at our home for a week while we were away. We got many updates and quick responses to questions we had. Our p... (more)"

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2. Brooke Verified Background Check

Walking Dogs For 16 Years

Adams Morgan, DC, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brooke was wonderful. She was easy to communicate with and quickly established a relationship with my dog. She sent wonderful updates and left the house in g... (more)"

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3. Jeehan Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

A gal ‘n a bucket o’ love.

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Jeehan house sat my 6-month-old labradoodle, Colbie, over the Thanksgiving holiday. Jeehan was great! She made sure to clarify drop off and pick up times, as... (more)"

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4. Emma Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Aspiring dog mama

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Emma took great care of our dog, Alannah while we were out of town. She was communicative and great with Alannah's medications. We're looking forward to book... (more)"

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5. Jill Verified Enhanced Background Check

I will love your pet like no Otter

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is just simply the absolute BEST cannot recommend her more (more)"

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6. Melinda Verified Enhanced Background Check

Looking forward to meeting your pet

Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Melinda took care of my cats perfectly! They seemed super happy, well fed, and like they got lots of cuddles while I was away. I will definitely book her again! (more)"

7. Dani Verified Enhanced Background Check

Flexible Pet Sitter for All Pets!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dani is an amazing caregiver! She has watched my dog for me many many times and I have always felt comfortable and confident leaving my fur baby in her care.... (more)"

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8. Zeena Verified Enhanced Background Check

Overnight/Weekend Petsitting

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

"Zeena took great care of our dog and provided regular updates and photos. We would 100% recommend her to anyone looking for a trustworthy sitter. (more)"

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9. Eliamani Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog loving med major w/ a backyard!

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Eliamani was wonderful! Very prompt and incredibly sweet. Has a natural knack with dogs. Love that she’s becomjng a vet! Gave me such peace of mind. She was ... (more)"

10. Rachele Verified Enhanced Background Check

Willl receive Love and attention

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachele watched Brewster for the weekend and it went great! I received daily updates and could see that Brewster was having a good time. I would definitely... (more)"

11. Monica Verified Background Check

It's all about the L♡VE! #furbabies

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

"Monica was great. She is clearly a dog lover and has a great personality. She sent pictures, was very loving with Chip, kept me posted on his activities (w... (more)"

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12. Ceci Verified Enhanced Background Check

Ceci: Upbeat, young, dog-sitter.

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ceci has taken great care of my cat, January, whenever I'm out of town. She loves animals and would be very responsible in caring for any pets placed with her. (more)"

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13. Jessica Verified Enhanced Background Check

Professional, genuine, kind, loving

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica did an excellent job taking care of our doggo. She was very responsive and accommodating by providing us with updates and staying a bit later to make... (more)"

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14. Allison Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet BFF for walks and petsitting!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Allison is extremely responsible and one of the most dog-loving people I know. She'll provide a wonderful, loving experience for your pet and will be prompt ... (more)"

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15. Christopher Verified Enhanced Background Check

Active Graduate Student

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Chris, and I grew up having dogs of all sizes, including a Boykin Spaniel, Labrador Retriever and a Cavalier King Charles. I was a dog w... (more)

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16. Eric Verified Background Check

Experienced and reliable caretaker

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We just moved to DC so we had to find a new sitter after our dogs having the same sitter for years. Everything went great and our dogs were happy and place w... (more)"

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17. Beatriz Verified Background Check

Your dog would pick me :)

Logan Circle, Washington DC, DC, 20009

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

"Beatriz has taken care of my beloved corgi puppy multiple times. She was kind to even provide a little toy for her. She took her walking and played with her ... (more)"

18. Jacob Verified Background Check

Caring for Your Pet As My Own!

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jacob has done such a great job taking care of our 2 dogs! He has watched them a couple times now and the dogs are always happy & relaxed when we come home. ... (more)"

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19. Isabelle Verified Enhanced Background Check

I 💗 your pup

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Isabelle was an incredible dog sitter! She was very attentive and sent back lots of happy pics of my pup. I had to leave town last minute, and Isabelle wa... (more)"

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20. Chi Verified Enhanced Background Check

Are you ready for adventure time ?!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chi was great with my boys. He arrived on time or early, was very responsive, and provided me with videos and pictures during our interactions. She treated m... (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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

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.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including: