House Sitting in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, D. C.

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

1. Rachel

I love doggies!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

5 repeat clients

"Rachel is a gentle and kind person. She took good care of Nigel. He was happy and tuckered out by the time we got home from our weekend trip. Rachel left our... (more)"

2. Elle

I haven't met a dog I haven't loved

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Elle was so sweet with our dogs & kept us up to speed our whole trip including great pics! We are so grateful to have had her watching our two dogs & are ve... (more)"

3. Emily

The Mary Puppins of DC

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Emily took such great care of Harley! She made it so easy to coordinate a meet-and-greet before her stay, and she gave me updates and was extremely responsi... (more)"

4. Caroline

All proceeds go to my student loans

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"We are very thankful that Caroline was able to watch our Hudson and Maggie while we were out in Europe for two weeks! Maggie is just a little puppy and Carol... (more)"

5. Haley

I care for your dog like you do!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Haley was amazing! My sitter fell through at the last minute. Haley swooped in to rescue our trip. She came for a visit before we left to meet Jacques (our d... (more)"

6. Libby

Happy to stay and play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Libby was just what we were looking for in a dog sitter! She checked in once a day with a sweet photo, was very responsive with all communication, and took g... (more)"

7. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

25 repeat clients

"Charlie was wonderful. Like most dogs, Mars is an excellent judge of character. He took to her immediately. Our neighbors tell us that he went on more tha... (more)"

8. Taylor

Large park by my house!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Taylor was great! Our dog, Haley, warmed right up to her and enjoyed hanging out in the yard and walks to the park. Haley even ate food for Taylor, which doe... (more)"

9. Bailey

Everyday is a Dog Day

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Baily was great with our doggie. She was reliable, responsive, and we felt he was very well taken care of. We would not hesitate to hire her again. (more)"

10. Sanjyot

Interim pack leader ready to care!

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Sanjyot was excellent with my dog Tiny. She was incredibly responsive and dealt with my sometimes neurotic checking in, and she sent me a bunch of pictures ... (more)"

11. Jesse

Lawyer, Ballet Teacher, Dog-Lover

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

7 repeat clients

"Jesse was great! Communication and scheduling were a breeze. My dog seemed to have a great time and Jesse left the house spotless. We would love to have h... (more)"

12. Jeanette

Reliable, Experienced Animal Lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"We recommend Jeanette as highly as possible. We have a dog with some very specific issues concerning her diet and being around other dogs and Jeanette handle... (more)"

13. Dominique

I'll care for your pup like you do!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Dominique is an amazing pet sitter! We came home to very happy pets, and a clean home. As soon as I met her I felt confident having her house sit. My animals... (more)"

14. Caraline

Friend of cats and dogs!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Caraline was fantastic. From her super quick initial response, to meet/greet with my dog, to the house/dog sitting for 4 days, she was an A+ :) She is reliab... (more)"

15. Chenika

Fun & Passionate Sitter!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Chenika did a fabulous job with my River!!!! She arrived in time and stayed in my home over the weekend. She sent frequent updates via text and pictures whic... (more)"

16. Shelagh

I'll run with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Shelagh was an excellent sitter and super responsive on a last minute request! She took great care of Riley and our place; highly recommend her and will be ... (more)"

17. Jessica

I'll Care for Your Pet Like My Own!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jessica was wonderful when she house sat/ walked my dog Clover while I was out of town. She kept me updated with pictures and videos, and followed instructio... (more)"

18. Rachel

Sit, Stay, Cuddle, Play

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"This was the first time we used Rover and we were not disappointed! Rachel was awesome keeping us up-to-date on our pup though pics and even a video while we... (more)"

19. Mafe

We'll have fun and follow rules!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I don't think I can say enough about Mafe, nor give a review that is glowing enough. I adored her and so did my pups! Having just moved to the city, I felt s... (more)"

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20. Esther

Play hide and seek with your pets!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have personally known her since we were in elementary school. She’s going to be an excellent dog sitter. She is a very caring person who loves pets so much... (more)"

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When it comes to house sitting, dog owners in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC love Rover.com. Over 7,397 owners have reviewed sitters in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. The cost of house sitting in Mount Vernon Square may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a house sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for house sitting on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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 Mount Vernon Square, Washington, D.C. house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC 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 Mount Vernon Square 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 Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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