House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Kaylene

Doctorate Student who LOVES dogs!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington DC, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Kaylene did an awesome job watching my two pups. She stayed in my home when I was out of town and sent me cute pictures of my dogs throughout the day. She wa... (more)"

2. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been an avid dog-lover my entire life, and was raised with having several dogs in my household. Since I am not financially ready to have a d... (more)

Available this weekend
3. Sarah

GW Student Missing Her Doggies

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah loves dogs more then anyone else I know. She has had many dogs over the years, and currently has three dogs who she loves and cares for deeply. She tak... (more)"

4. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"The pets were in great hands with Stina! She was responsive and it was quick and easy to set everything up. I got pictures and updates throughout the visit a... (more)"

5. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mark stayed with our pup Easton in our home for Thanksgiving. It was the longest that we have been away from her since we got her earlier this year. He pro... (more)"

6. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

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

28 repeat clients

"Cavaughn was amazing. He was flexible with my schedule and great with my pup. She had an exciting weekend filled with long walks and play dates at the dog pa... (more)"

7. Christopher

Your Dogs Are My Family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"My house was left clean and tidy when I returned. Chris was on time and Mag seems to have enjoyed her stay with him over the holiday weekend! (more)"

8. Marsha

Our home is your dog's home

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Marsha often takes care of my 7 year old Maltese Yorkie named Murphy. And I couldn't ask for a more loving, fun and responsible person to watch Murphy while ... (more)"

9. Caty

Your dog's best bud for the weekend

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

Available this weekend
10. Rachel

Responsible, pet-loving student

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Rachel is a responsible, consistent, honest, and trustworthy person. She exemplifies these qualities and characteristics in any setting she finds herself in.... (more)"

11. Megan

Patient lifelong dog lover/owner

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Megan stayed at our house over President's Day weekend to watch our pup and was fantastic! She was extremely responsive and made sure all was in order in ad... (more)"

Available this weekend
12. Aloise

any dogs first choice sitter!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

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

"Aloise is an active, fun and caring individual who is great with pets of all kinds! She has helped me with my pets while I have gone on several vacations and... (more)"

13. Julia

Animal Lover and will do anything!

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Came home to happy and excited dogs. Julia left daily notes about feedings, medications and walks. The house was neat and clean, everything in its place. No ... (more)"

14. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie is very friendly, flexible and reliable. I felt completely comfortable leaving my two italian greyhounds in her career. She provided updates, pictures... (more)"

15. Mika

Dog lover seeks furry companions

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting

"Mika was great! She was wonderful at communicating, sending pictures and making me feel at ease as I traveled. I will hopefully book her again soon! (more)"

16. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Alex was great, and I would highly recommend her. She stayed with our puppy for the weekend while we were out of town. She was very friendly and a wonderful ... (more)"

17. Cara

Your pet's next friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Cara was great with our very energetic pup! Our dog can be slow to warm up to people, and he was happy with Cara the first time they met. She sent us picture... (more)"

18. Danni

GWU Honors Student with Experience!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Danni and Steven were great! We have an older dog that requires a lot of patience. They stayed at our house, cared for her (she requires help to walk and get... (more)"

19. Lindsay

Dog lover!!

U Street Corridor, WASHINGTON, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lindsay is such a gemstone! She took such good care of Bristow. I came home from my trip and my doggie was happy, rested, and calm, and my apartment was sp... (more)"

20. Meghan

Must Love Dogs

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"Meghan was amazing! We were able to book her on short notice for a long weekend, and she was so flexible and accommodating to our schedule. Skylla and her do... (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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