House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Within a few hours

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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repeat clients
13 Reviews

Nancy L.
Nancy L.
Sep 6, 2018
Verified Stay

Michael is the consummate professional! His communication is superb and he pays attention to detail. I feel comfortable leaving the dogs in his care.

Michael H.
Thanks, Nancy! Much appreciated!!!
Michael H.
Brianna C.
Brianna C.
Jul 16, 2018
Verified Stay

Hi Michael came and “walked” my dog today. We were doing a test walk for a future trip I wanted to book. Me and my boyfriend planned to be out of town for the test walk, away at the beach. Unfortunately I couldn’t make it to the beach due to work so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to see how Michael was with my pup. I myself for a living walk ...

Michael H.
Hi Brianna, I'm really sorry you had this experience. I'm reading the text conversation we had over our ...
Michael H.
Robert T.
Robert T.
Jun 11, 2018
Verified Stay

Michael is always great! He helped me with a last minute check in on Bronx!! He already knew her routine and did a quick stop by to take care of her. Michael always sends pictures and updates on what goes on during his stay. I was notified about everything that they did and as soon as he got there and as soon as he left!He is always great with my pup!

Michael H.
Michael H.

About Michael

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Gentle and patient

Hi! I'm Michael. I have a full-time job working for the Federal Government, but Rover is my side hustle :) I live in Annandale, and I work in Alexandria. Please keep in mind that I have a full-time job (40 hour work week), but I am allowed to shift my hours around throughout the week and weekend, as I choose. This means I can arrive at your house at the times you desire, given I can ...

What Michael would like to know about your dog

I have no breed preferences. All I'd like to know is if your pet has particular health conditions / care requirements.

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise
Senior Dog Experience

When Michael watches your pet

I take my own dog on walks quite regularly. So if you book me to walk your dog, I can give him/her a pretty decent exercise :)

Michael's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.