House Sitting in Kalorama, Washington, D. C.

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1. Elizabeth

I walk the walk, and bark the bark.

Ashton Heights, Arlington, VA, 22213

House Sitting

"Our 2 dogs and 2 cats took to Elizabeth right away. She took great care of them and the house. We received status updates a few times each day and returned... (more)"

2. Joel and Daisy

100% Puppy Satisfaction Guaranteed

Barnaby Woods, Washington, DC, 20015

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Great communication and quick response with booking. I was happy that the availability that was shown online matched! Sometimes you try to book and other sit... (more)"

3. Allyson

I have a degree in animal science!

Lyon Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Allyson was great! She came over and met our dog, Marcus, before the weekend and he took to her immediately. She stayed at our house for 4 nights and sent u... (more)"

4. Katie

Reliable and Responsible Dog Lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Katie is fantastic! I highly recommend her for any Rover services - but particularly if you have an anxious/over-reactive pup and you’re worried about leavi... (more)"

5. Alison

Law student who seriously <3s pups

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Alison was a wonderful sitter! She was responsive any time I inquired about her stay and sent many updates on my dog and two cats. She left my house in perfe... (more)"

6. Megan

Love to get out for walks

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Megan is awesome and my baby Violet loves her. She gets so excited when she sees her because she knows it means it’s time to play! Megan is always on time an... (more)"

7. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Sigma was GREAT! We had him house sit over a holiday weekend, and we couldn't be happier. He clearly loved playing with our pup, as evident by all the pictur... (more)"

8. Haley

Photographer and dog-lover!

North Rosslyn, Arlington, VA, 22209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Haley and her daughter watched our beloved critters for us for a whole week while we had to be out of town. They followed our instructions and sent us photo ... (more)"

9. Annie

Dog Walker & Overnight Sitter

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Annie was fantastic and my dog had an incredible time (the pictures Annie sent me showed huge dog smiles)! One perk is she left my place cleaner than when sh... (more)"

10. Andrea

I'll run/play/talk with your dog

Petworth/ Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, DC, 20011

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

1 repeat client

"Andrea was wonderful with Klaire (Shih-Tzu/Pomeranian)! She spent nearly a week house-sitting and went above and beyond, taking her for extra walks to beauti... (more)"

11. Juli

Loving your pups one walk at a time

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Julian took care of our dogs while we were out of the country for several days. He cared for them very well and gave us daily updates on how they were doing.... (more)"

12. Brittany

dog loving D.C graduate student

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Yeah, I found a cat sitter on!! Despite the assumption that cats want to be alone all of the time my boy does not like being left for long weekends... (more)"

13. Avni

walk/visit/sitting; flexible + kind

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Avni did a tremendous job caring for our dog while we were out of town. I'm a bit of a nervous dog owner and our dog can be a little high-maintenance, so it ... (more)"

14. Connor

Experienced, animal lover.

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Connor was great with Vicky and Kylie. Vicky warmed up to him instantly. They seemed really happy and relaxed when we got back. Everyone is happy! Thanks, C... (more)"

15. Marla

Full-time weekends, Rock Creek Park

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Marla was really fantastic in caring for our dog and home while we were away. Her love for animals is evident and she was very proactive with sending updates... (more)"

16. Caroline

Patient, Kind and Attentive

Columbia Heights, Washignton, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Caroline was fantastic! She stayed at my home to help out with walking my two Mastiffs while my husband was away, so I got to see her in action. She is upb... (more)"

17. Mariana

Your pet and I will have a blast!

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

About: It may seem a bit strange to see someone who works with animals all day to seek another job in working with more pets, but it's what I do best! I w... (more)

18. Rachel

I will spend time with your cat

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

5 repeat clients

"Our cats loved Rachel! She was great at sending us pictures and when there was a small emergency at the house, she was able to go make sure our cats were ok... (more)"

19. Eros

Lots of love to give, but no dog!

Cleveland Park, Washington DC, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Eros went above and beyond while watching my pup! She was super great with Lily, giving her plenty of cuddles and attention. She was also super flexible and ... (more)"

20. Tammy

Fun person with 5 years experience!

Columbia Heights, WASHINGTON, DC, 20010

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

2 repeat clients

"Tammy was great - she helped me out with very little notice and cared for my anxious pup while I was at work. (more)"

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