House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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1. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danielle was great! I had a last minute need for someone to watch my dog who is the closest thing I have to a child and was panicked that I couldn't find som... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. Alexander

Love to meet as many dogs as I can!

Dupont Circle, Washington , DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I highly recommend Alex to be your next dog sitter! He's been dog sitting for my husband and I for 5yrs plus. His genuine love towards our "babies" Flash (am... (more)"

4. Connie & Gerald

Dog Family looking for a 3rd friend

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

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

3 repeat clients

"Highly recommend Connie!!! Our dog was in great hands. We got regular updates and were very satisfied. (more)"

5. Raphael

WoOolf pack Royal pet care serive.

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Raphael was great with the dogs. He kept in touch with me throughout the trip, sent pictures of the dogs and took great care of the house. I would highly re... (more)"

6. Jillian

Friendly, pet-loving individual

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

2 repeat clients

"Jillian took wonderful care of my cat Buster while I was out of town. She house sat and cared for him, sharing photos daily and communicating with me. Buster... (more)"

7. Allison

Love dogs more than most people

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison was great! On time and sent updates including photos. We had a last minute change of plans and she was very accommodating. I highly recommend her and... (more)"

8. Francisco

I take pride with the pets I care

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Never a more kindhearted person than Francisco. He is truly a pet person. I can't mention how caring he is towards animals, and this is dating back as far as... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
9. Yumi

Play and care for your pups!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Yumi was great! She came and stayed with our dog Allie while we went to Texas for Thanksgiving. She gave us regular photo updates of their adventures and hik... (more)"

10. Taylor

Outdoor lover wanting furry friend!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is one of the most responsible and trustworthy people I know. She has years of experience both with pets and young children. She goes above and beyond... (more)"

11. Amanda

Dog-lover welcomes all lovely pooch

Mount Vernon Square, Washington DC, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Amanda has many years of dog experience and is knowledgeable and skilled with dog care. She knows a great deal about different breeds (as a self professed do... (more)"

12. Marci

fur babies > people!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marci took care of my two pets, Cindy Lu (dog) and Kraig (cat) while my husband and I were out of town for the weekend. I had absolutely no reservations bec... (more)"

13. Kim

Experienced and flexible dog lovers

Logan Circle, WASHINGTON, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Great communication during the stay sending me plenty of pictures and updates. She knew to ask things I didn't even think to mention which made me feel very ... (more)"

14. Carleeda

All dogs love Leeda!!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"By far one of the most passionate and genuine animal lovers I have ever met. Carleeda has a very positive aura surrounding her. Also I feel animals can sense... (more)"

15. Donna

Dog's Best Bud near Chinatown!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Donna has helped take care of our two dogs--Peanut and Bella--since they were 12 weeks ago. Peanut and Bella are both lab mixes, so they're large and super-... (more)"

16. Lis

I will care 4 ur furry best friend!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: My family was skeptical giving three young ones an animal, until they realized how loving and nurturing I am. From hamsters to a cat to now a dog, ... (more)

17. Annie & Bobby

Work-at-Home Dog Lovers & Huge Yard

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

88 repeat clients

"Outstanding -- wonderful service; kind and gentle with my sweet old dog; agreed to help out on very short notice. These guys are fantastic. (more)"

18. Kyle

Will treat your dog like my own!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"I have seen Kyle with my dog and looking after two dogs. He treats every dog as he treats his own, which is with lots of love. He is always willing to play a... (more)"

19. Silvana

CA Hoya looking to <3 your pet!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Silvana is one of the most responsible people I have ever met. She constantly puts the needs of others above herself and I would see her being nothing less t... (more)"

20. Aaron

Pets are family! Dependable

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Aaron is a true animal lover. He watched my two rescue dogs and they fell in love with him. He stayed at our home for a weekend and he is very trustworthy. ... (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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