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Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Penrose, Arlington, VA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Elizabeth

Great with Cats and Dogs!

Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA, 22206

Drop-In Visits

"Elizabeth was so wonderful and attentive when watching my two cats for a couple of days! Easy key transfer in my apartment (which isn’t always simple!), thor... (more)"

2. Susan

A dog lover who lives with cats!

Old Town North, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Susan has been great with our two cats, who are in their senior years. Our male is diabetic and Susan has arranged her schedule to make sure he gets his ins... (more)"

3. Clarisa

Pre-Vet student

North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria, VA, 22302

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We are super lucky to have found Clarisa to take care of our pup! She is reliable and makes us feel at ease knowing he is well taken care of each time. T... (more)"

4. Heather and Nicole

Pet-lover, outgoing person, athlete

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Wonderful job at taking care of our little Westie. When we got home she was happy and wagging her tail. Thank you! Will definitely re-book (already have) in ... (more)"

5. Whitney

Home Full Time - Large Yard

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"I would definitely recommend Whitney to anyone looking for a dog sitter. She is as responsible and caring as they come and she has a GREAT dog voice. You kno... (more)"

6. Charlotte

I'll love your dog like its my dog

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I do not own a dog now but grew up with dogs and miss them! I love animals and all types of dogs. I really enjoy walking and can walk as far or sho... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
7. Carolyn

Pet Sitter with flexible hours!

North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria, VA, 22302

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carolyn took great care of my cat while I was away and even watered my plants for me. (more)"

Available this weekend
8. Daniela

Experienced and loving pet sitter

Columbia Heghts, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

"Daniela did a great job cat sitting for my 7 year old cats for 5 days while I was on vacation! (more)"

9. Jillian

Fun? Exercise? Play? You got it!

Bluemont, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Jillian was fantastic. I felt really comfortable with her coming to take care of my dog. I will be using her again in the future! (more)"

10. Caitlyn

Life-long dog owner

Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA, 22203

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

"Caitlyn is highly responsive, reliable, communicates extraordinarily well, and was flexible with a last-minute request. I'd absolutely use her service again! (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Mercedes

I'll Run & Hike With Your Dog

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

"Mercedes is the best dog sitter ever! She is so loving, caring and responsible. She is also very attentive to any dog she comes across. I highly recommend he... (more)"

12. Tara

I love pups!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tara was super punctual, reliable, approachable, and responsible which made me feel so much better about being away from my pups for a few days. Would defini... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
13. Rebecca

Dog-loving Apartment in Alexandria!

Alexandria Wrest, Alexandria, VA, 22311

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

"Rebecca was awesome with my Holly. She gave lots of updates and let me know my kitty was taken care of while I was gone. (more)"

14. Robert

Pets are my passion!

Long Branch Creek, Arlington, VA, 22206

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robert is great! We asked him to check in our cat, Rupert, while we were out of town. He sent us updates and a photo every day so I knew Rupert was taken car... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
15. Tessa

Take care of em' like my own :)

Columbia Heghts, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

"Tessa was great. Very friendly and flexible, will definitely book her again when I need someone! (more)"

16. Carol

I love all pets and caring for them

Penrose, Arlington, VA, 22204

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Excelente su trabajo,. Fue muy responsable y dedicada la contraria nuevamente!!!! (more)"

17. Guin

Cat Lady & Dog Lover

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Guin's love for animals is remarkable. She genuinely cares for each animal and goes out of her way to ensure they are happy. Her cheerful and energetic perso... (more)"

18. Laura Mariko

Go for a Walk, Run or even a Hike

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

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

"Laura was absolutely amazing with our 3 months old corgi puppy! I felt that working together with her, Pippa not only got the proper care and excerise she ne... (more)"

19. Devon

I've owned gods my entire life.

Arlington Ridge, Arlington, VA, 22202

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Devon did an amazing job with everything. He took care of the tiny requests I had and was very prompt with the replies. I would recommend him for anyone who ... (more)"

20. Jesslyn

Very active person, love walks

Douglas Park, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

"Jesslyn is a wonderfully caring person in general. This is amplified when she is around dogs. I have seen her take care of her own dog with an abundance of a... (more)"

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