House Sitting in Portland

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

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1. Katie Verified Background Check

Your pup’s best bud!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Happy dogs! (more)"

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2. Samantha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Loving care when you're not there!

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Samantha was awesome! My little leo doesn’t warm up to people easily but Samantha sent many pictures of him happy and snuggling with her! She made sure to ch... (more)"

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3. Lea Verified Background Check

I'll always return your dog happy!

South Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lea was great with my fussy old boy - kind, attentive and caring. He was the calmest he’s ever been when I got home from my trip - a testament to Lea’s care! (more)"

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Thanksgiving
4. Liz Verified Background Check

I wish I could do this full time

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liz has a great love for all animals, large and small. She will be attentive and caring for any that are in her charge. (Works really well with humans, too!)... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Thanksgiving
5. Savannah Verified Background Check

I would love to care for your pet!

South Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"In a word, Savannah has been "GREAT" with our precious puppy. We would leave town for a few days at a time, and Savannah would stay in our home and provide ... (more)"

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6. Hannah Verified Background Check

Lots of walks and time at the park!

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah deserves so much more than 5 stars! While visiting Portland, I needed a dog sitter for a few hours here & there. My dog is like family & I had never u... (more)"

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7. Jackie Verified Background Check

Experienced care taker and walker

Deering Center, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jackie took great care of our 2 dogs, one of whom has a ton of energy. She left our house spotless like no one was even here. She was very responsive to our ... (more)"

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8. Gus Verified Enhanced Background Check

Patient, kind, and caring

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Gus is a well educated young man with a life long love for dogs of all breeds and sizes. In my experience, he is always on time, follows instructions to the ... (more)"

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9. Alek Verified Background Check

Trusted by parents. Loved by Pets

East Deering, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alek took excellent care of our four dogs. He also watched our home and watered our gardens for us. Alek was professional and great with communication. The d... (more)"

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10. Joanna Verified Enhanced Background Check

Devoted cat mom & animal lover!

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My regular dog sitter had to cancel at the last minute and left me in a real bind. Joanna went above and beyond to help me out. She came over to my home stra... (more)"

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11. Emily Verified Background CheckRover 101

Energetic, Local, Dog Loving Sitter

West End, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was fantastic! She watched our dog last minute for a long weekend. When I came home our pup was calm and happy! Emily kept in communication, with pictu... (more)"

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12. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Experienced Animal Lover/Caretaker

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I was already out of town when my friend was suddenly unable to continue taking care of my dog. Katie came in on short notice and was able to stay with him i... (more)"

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13. Lindsay Verified Background Check

Energetic, intuitive pet lover!

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsay is the best! She loves all animals, but especially dogs. She is always conscientious about her job, as you will see if you use her services; she is... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Thanksgiving
14. Vida Verified Background Check

Compassionate animal caretaker

Downtown, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Vida is a caring and responsible person. She is a good listener and will be adaptable to any pet’s needs. She always shows concern for other’s well being. (more)"

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Thanksgiving
15. Hannah Verified Background Check

Reliable, and can drive to you!

South Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We were visiting Portland from out of town and needed someone to watch Sparta while at a beer festival. Hannah came to our rescue and entertained Sparta bett... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
16. Liz Verified Background Check

I like dogs more than humans

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"From when I first met Liz to today, she has consistently shown such amazing compassion to not only her own pup, but mine, and every other dog she meets. I ha... (more)"

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17. Sarah Verified Background Check

I like dogs more than people

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Sarah is an honest and reliable person who loves dogs of all ages and sizes. I have known her to take great care of many different animals over the years and... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Thanksgiving
18. Hannah Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active and caring dog lover!

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah is great! She arrived early so she could get to know our dog, Stella, a little before we needed to leave. Immediately took her for a walk. And then wh... (more)"

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19. Chelsea Verified Background CheckRover 101

Everyone of rover lots dogs right?

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea was wonderful. She had her hands full with our 3 greyhounds and one got sick (no fault of Chelsea’s) and Chelsea took extra good care of him, getting... (more)"

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20. Emily Verified Background Check

Fun and energetic animal lover

Downtown, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As long as I've known Emily she has taken care of animals and treated them with the utmost care and love. She currently owns cats but I know she's had dogs ... (more)"


The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pet - and your home - turn to Rover for your house sitting needs. It's easy to find a loving pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet. 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 house and pet sitter all through Rover - it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters for your pets--and avoid the kennel.