House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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1. Dominique

I'll care for your pup like you do!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Dominique is an amazing pet sitter! We came home to very happy pets, and a clean home. As soon as I met her I felt confident having her house sit. My animals... (more)"

2. Taylor

Large park by my house!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Taylor was great! Our dog, Haley, warmed right up to her and enjoyed hanging out in the yard and walks to the park. Haley even ate food for Taylor, which doe... (more)"

3. Elle

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

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Elle was awesome! She is extremely responsible and took great care of our pup, Lara, who sometimes needs a little extra TLC since she can get nervous. Elle... (more)"

4. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Charlie was great! We got home to happy pups who seemed to have completely loved their week away from us. Just as wonderful, the house was possibly cleaner t... (more)"

5. Shelley

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

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

18 repeat clients

"It was wonderful to work with Shelley. She was extremely responsive and professional, and a complete life-saver when dealing with a few challenging, extenuat... (more)"

6. Katherine

Lifelong Pal to All Animals!

Mount Pleasant, WASHINGTON, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katherine was amazing - our dog was so relaxed and happy when we got home that I knew she spoiled her with lots of attention and gave her lots of exercise. W... (more)"

7. Shay

Love Them Like My Own

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20010

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

6 repeat clients

"Shay was easy to communicate with, was happy to come over for a meet and greet before booking, and took great care of our separation-anxiety prone pup. We c... (more)"

8. Caroline

All proceeds go to my student loans

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

3 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)"

9. Shelagh

I'll run with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shelagh was an excellent sitter and super responsive on a last minute request! She took great care of Riley and our place; highly recommend her and will be ... (more)"

10. Katherine

Dog-lover, will love yours!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I grew up with a Golden Retriever, a min-pin, and an adorable mutt of indeterminate parentage. I have loved dogs all of my life, and can't wait to ... (more)

11. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our pup loves Sigma, and is always happy to see him. Sigma is an attentive and loving sitter, who makes sure that Finnegan gets play, affection, and exercise... (more)"

12. Alice

Love long walks and playing catch!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alice was wonderful with Minnie and Ernie! She was very respectful of our house and the dogs loved spending time with her. I would absolutely use Alice aga... (more)"

13. Mary-Kathryn

Fun and loving weekend dog sitter!!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Mary-Kathryn was great! The dogs were very happy and she sent daily texts and photos to keep us apprised of their daily routine. We also came home to a tidy ... (more)"

14. Jessica

Reliable, responsible, dog lover

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"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)"

15. Ariel

I could hug and cuddle all!

Logan Circle, Washington DC, DC, 20005

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

About: I grew up with 3 huge dogs - Labradors and Bernese mountain dog and then we also had a small poodle and a few cats. A total animal lover and athle... (more)

Confirmed available next weekend (Aug 24 - Aug 27)
16. Ansley

I fall in love with every dog I see

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been a dog lover for my entire life, and I have cared for both family dogs and my own dog. I can ensure that your pup receives top-quality c... (more)

17. Sarah-Anne

I'll play catch with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sarah-Anne stayed in our home and took care of our two Cocker Spaniels for four nights. She was very easy to communicate with and gave our dogs lots of love ... (more)"

18. Kevin

Every dog gives me a HUGE smile

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you want someone with your dog who loves your furry friend perhaps more than you do, Kevin is your go-to guy. Having had a best friend at his feet his wh... (more)"

19. Carolyn

I'll walk or run your dog

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carolyn was very responsive and easy to work with, and I returned home to a happy dog. (more)"

20. Erin

Downtown Doggy Den by National Mall

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

2 repeat clients

"Erin is responsive and wonderful with our dog Winston. When we got home he was exhausted from all the walks and attention. Both the dog and the cat were so c... (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.

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