House Sitting in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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

1. Gigi

Ur K-9 is my Child to Love & Care 4

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eugenia has been a dog liver since I met her over 15 years ago! She has a dog of her own or as she would consider him; her son! He is a shitzu and is the app... (more)"

2. Kate

Energetic, caring dog lover

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Anyone in need of a dog sitter would be lucky to have Kate. She is incredibly responsible with her time and time management. In addition, she is simply a gre... (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Patrick

I'm just a big dog myself

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Patrick did a great with Petey while I was out of the country for 9 days. He kept him well-fed and exercised and sent me updates periodically depending on wh... (more)"

5. Randy

Non-profit executive animal lover!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Randy became one of my dog's favorite humans on the Earth one day in January. He went above and beyond for her - spent the day playing with her, took her on ... (more)"

6. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

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

31 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. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 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)"

8. Julia

Animal Lover and will do anything!

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Julia took excellent care of our little chihuahua and home over the MLK weekend. She sent daily photos and checked-in with us regularly during her stay. I wo... (more)"

9. Reed

Caring, trustworthy, pet lover

Georgetown, Washington, DC, 20007

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

3 repeat clients

"Reed was great! Bruce loved staying with her (Reed stayed in our apartment while my wife and I were traveling out of country) and she left the apartment clea... (more)"

10. Cara

Your pet's next friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Cara was fantastic! Very responsive and made me feel very comfortable leaving for my trip! My pup has some dog aggression issues but she was totally confiden... (more)"

11. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mark took excellent care of my two dogs while I was away for nine day. They were walked daily and provided with potty breaks as requested. He was also obse... (more)"

12. Jesse

Lawyer, Ballet Teacher, Dog-Lover

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

2 repeat clients

About: My name is Jesse. I've lived in Washington, DC for nearly two years and work as legislative counsel for a non-profit. My hobbies include teaching y... (more)

13. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

14. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Danielle has taken care of my dog twice, and both times she's done a fantastic job. She is very considerate and really loves caring for animals. She also kee... (more)"

15. Cory

Compassionate experienced dog lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Cory was wonderful. He went above and beyond with my girls. Both had been a bit sick before I left and he took extra special care of them including hand ... (more)"

16. Katie

Dog Loving Student

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katie was awesome! Very interested, attentive, and reliable. She sent updates and pics throughout, and was able to maintain our dog's home routine effectivel... (more)"

17. Megan

Patient lifelong dog lover/owner

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

18. John

No Dog is too much for me to handle

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"John was incredible! He left me very detailed notes on his care and time with Roxy, which I did not expect nor ask for. He was also super clean and tidy and ... (more)"

19. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful for my long-term house sitting while I was abroad. She did everything that I asked, and I came home to a happy and healthy cat! (more)"

20. Sasha

Dog-loving GW Grad Student

Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sasha was an amazing! She was wonderful with our dog all weekend and we trusted her from the moment she stepped through our door. She sent us updates and pic... (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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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.

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