House Sitting in Great Lakes

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

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1. Haley Verified Background CheckRover 101

Hanging with your dog > My real job

Libertyville, IL, 60048

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

"Haley did a fantastic job dog and house sitting for us during our recent trip! Dogs (and fish) were well taken care of and Haley was great giving us updates... (more)"

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2. Janelle Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Compassionate Canine+Cat Caretaker!

Gurnee, IL, 60031

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Janelle was great! Gave lots of updates and Hector was very happy when we came home! Left the house clean and neat. Will use again for sure!! Thanks Janelle! (more)"

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This weekend
3. Julia Verified Background CheckRover 101

We’ll be best buds & I send pics!🦮

Lake Bluff, IL, 60044

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

"Julia stops by to walk, feed and play with my 3 dogs four times a week. She sends me pictures every time she visits so I know that they're doing well. Wi... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
4. Mahagony Verified Background Check

Flexible schedule weekends !

Great lakes, IL, 60088

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mahogany was great! My cat loved hanging out with her and she was very professional and polite. Will have her sit for me again (more)"

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5. Blakely Verified Background CheckRover 101

Days won’t be ruff with me helping.

Lake Forest, IL, 60045

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Blakely did a great job. My dog can be very difficult with strangers and he warmed up to her right away! (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
6. Delisa Verified Background Check

Hi I’m Lisa! Lover of dogs and cats

Waukegan, IL, 60085

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Delisa was wonderful with McKenzie! There were some rough beginnings because of McKenzie’s shyness, but Delisa was undeterred; she took McKenzie for walks, a... (more)"

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7. Ethan Verified Background Check

Reliable guy who loves dogs

Green Oaks, IL, 60048

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ethan is a wonderful pet sitter and has a ton of experience with dogs and various other small animals such as rabbits, reptiles, fish and frogs. My dogs alw... (more)"

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8. Bryan Verified Background Check

Every pet deserves love!

Waukegan, IL, 60085

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

About: Hello! My name is Bryan Martinez, I am currently 17 years old but I will be 18 on July 10. I do live in a household full of family members. That in... (more)

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Christmas and New Year
9. Esmeralda & Jose Verified Background Check

Flexible dog sitter!

Waukegan, IL, 60085

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

About: I’ve rescued 2 dogs during my life time! I also have 5 years of experience with dog sitting for former coworker and other individuals from word of ... (more)

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This weekend
10. Eblin Verified Background Check

Dedicated to your pets with love

Great Lakes, IL, 60088

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

"When I had a family emergency and had to leave town, with no one around who could dog sit for us and we couldnt afford a petsmart animal hotel stay, she imme... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
11. Scott Verified Background Check

Experienced and passionate!

Gurnee, IL, 60031

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

"Scott has a loving, tender, and compassionate heart for dogs. Never seen a man in my life smile at a little pup so genuinely. Scott will go above and beyon... (more)"

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12. Sarah Verified Background Check

Grad student with flexible schedule

North Chicago, IL, 60064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah did an amazing job caring for my lab and my senior chihuahua for an extended weekend. They both were happy and well taken care of. My house was just as... (more)"

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13. Caitlin Verified Background Check

Yogi who wants to watch your pup!!!

Lake Forest, IL, 60045

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Caitlin has cared for my cats and dogs multiple times, and she's reliable and LOVES animals. She lets the dogs sleep in bed with her, which I (and they) appr... (more)"

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14. Ali Verified Enhanced Background Check

I'll run with your dog!

North Chicago, IL, 60088

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"She was responsive, enthusiastic and flexible. My pups loved her (more)"

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15. Hana Verified Background Check

A charismatic & dedicated dog lover

Lake Bluff, IL, 60044

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

"Hana is one of the most caring people I have ever met- both with her family and friends, and also with her pets! She’s extremely reliable and loves animals. (more)"

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16. Brooke Verified Background Check

Dog lover and outdoor enthusiast

Lake bluff, IL, 60044

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

About: Hey! I moved to the area a few months ago and adopted my first dog. I know how hard it can be to leave your dog with someone else while you’re away... (more)

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Christmas and New Year
17. Kim Verified Enhanced Background Check

I love pets more than humans!

Lake Bluff, IL, 60044

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kim is fabulous! She’s always punctual and spends extra time with our dogs. They absolutely love her and get so excited when they see her. She gives them qua... (more)"

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18. Chantal Verified Background Check

Dog loving medical student!

North Chicago, IL, 60088

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

"Chantal was great as usual! (more)"

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19. Ema Verified Background Check

Caring for your pet like my own ❤️

Lake Bluff, IL, 60044

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

"Ema has experience fostering older dogs with serious medical issues. Recently, she healed a 14 year old shih tzu suffering from pneumonia and neglect to the ... (more)"

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20. Mary Verified Background CheckRover 101

Friendly and Responsible Dog Lover

North Chicago, IL, 60064

House Sitting

"There’s something about Mary...she’s wonderful! She stayed in our home for a week & cared for our doodles & cat. We came home to a tidy home and pets so happ... (more)"


Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog — and your home — turn to Rover for your Great Lakes house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Great Lakes who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Great Lakes house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover — it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Great Lakes for your dog — people who'll treat him like family.