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. Katie

Reliable and Responsible Dog Lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Katie was fantastic! We recently got a puppy and were looking for someone to watch him while we went out to dinner with family on a Saturday night. Not onl... (more)"

2. Allyson

I have a degree in animal science!

Lyon Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Allyson and Greg were wonderful with our 3 month old puppy -- patient, good-natured, responsible. We're having them come twice more this summer -- for longer... (more)"

3. Megan

Love to get out for walks

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Megan is awesome and my baby Violet loves her. She gets so excited when she sees her because she knows it means it’s time to play! Megan is always on time an... (more)"

4. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Sigma was GREAT! We had him house sit over a holiday weekend, and we couldn't be happier. He clearly loved playing with our pup, as evident by all the pictur... (more)"

5. Damen

Years of experience w/ giant dogs

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Any time Damen watches Cici I know that she will be in good hands. Damen went out of his way to research UTI signs (Cici pees every 10 steps). Luckily we had... (more)"

6. Lauren

Expert ear scratcher & ball thrower

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren is a caring and affectionate dog owner herself and therefore made a great dog sitter. She was responsible for walking, feeding, and spending a few hou... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
7. Kathryn

Experienced, Reliable Dog Lover!

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Kathryn was wonderful with my pup! She watched Brody for 5 nights - stayed in constant communication with me the entire trip with detailed rover cards and pi... (more)"

8. Jordan

Dogs: smarter than us w/ bigger <3s

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

3 repeat clients

"Jordan was great with Jack. Provided updates and made sure all his needs were met during the stay. Came home to a happy dog. Highly recommend Jordan. (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
9. Waverly

I love loving your dog!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Waverly is a dedicated dog lover that pays careful attention to your dog. She has helped sit/walk and take care of my dog, Hazel and cat, Vivian. You can... (more)"

10. Rachel

I’ll run or walk with your dog!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Rachel did a great job looking after my boys - she stayed in contact throughout the stay and I could tell the boys really enjoyed have her stay over. (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Amanda

Cap Hill, Fenced Yard, Friendly Pup

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Five stars- Our little old Chihuahua Ella was in great hands with Amanda! She sent lots of updates and tailored her care to Ella’s needs. We would definitely... (more)"

12. Christine

Trustworthy and caring dog sitter!

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"We had a great experience with Christine! She followed all the instructions we left for her about caring for Milton and gave us the right amount of updates a... (more)"

13. Marla

Full-time weekends, Rock Creek Park

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Marla was fantastic in every way - we highly recommend her! She was prompt, our dogs loved her, and she sent us several pics - perfect weekend house sitter! (more)"

14. Flannery & Eric

Cute photos & lots of park time!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

9 repeat clients

"Flannery is a great pet sitter and has a big heart for animals. She took amazing care of Joe when we had to go for work. Joe had lovely time with her and we ... (more)"

15. Jennifer

Friend to all dogs!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jennifer has taken care of Zelda multiple times while I have been out of town or gone for a weekend. Jennifer has watched Zelda for both long and short durat... (more)"

16. Ashley

Active person loves active dogs

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Ashley is quite the do lover. She no only loves dogs but has tons of energy for those who like to be super active. In the time I have known Ashley she has no... (more)"

17. Megan

Doggy home away from Doggy home

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Came by the house to chat, meet Nellie, pick up key and get oriented to house and routine. Nellie was a happy camper and I was kept informed. Did an end of... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
18. Richie

Self-Acclaimed Dog Whisperer

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Richie has babysat my dog, Dewey, many times while I have gone away for the weekend. He has stayed at my apartment overnight on multiple occasions to keep De... (more)"

19. Emma drew

I love dogs! and they love me :)

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Emma Drew has been taking care of our puppy for the past ten years. (guess he's not a puppy anymore) She gives him baths that leave him smelling sweet. She t... (more)"

20. Brenn

I'll love your pup like you do!

Shaw, Washington, DC, DC, 20001

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

8 repeat clients

"Brenn was wonderful! I felt so comfortable leaving my large and very energetic dog with her for a couple of nights. She was very communicative throughout the... (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.

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