Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Potomac West, Alexandria, 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

"We came home to find our cats well taken care of by Susan. One of our kitties is needy but she seemed to have survived our absence. We will be using Susan... (more)"

3. Megan

Pet Enthusiast

Southwest Quadrant, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Megan was a dream to work with. She took care of a very skittish little kitten and got him to fall for her immediately. I got pictures every time she visit... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
4. Jennifer

Reliable, experienced and caring!

Old Town North, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jennifer was fantastic! She checked in the day before just to make sure she had everything in order. She made me feel very comfortable that she was good with... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. 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)"

7. Rhianna

Recent Grad Dog Lover & Runner

Southwest Quadrant, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rhianna's genuinely kind heart and responsible nature are what make her a fabulous caretaker. She saved my life one weekend caring for my puppy Nixon when I ... (more)"

8. Alexis

Studying canine massage therapy

Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexis is a wonderful dog sitter and walker. She has helped out numerous times when our dog Izzy needed to be checked in on, walked or just given some love. ... (more)"

9. Maddie

Dog Loving Animal Scientist at CP

Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Maddie is wonderful! Being away from our kitten is tough, but Maddie was fantastic as she sent daily updates and photos, which made our worries of wondering ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
10. 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)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Kayleene

Very Experienced-Large Fenced Yard!

Alexandria, VA, 22303

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

"My 9 month old husky puppy; Nismo, regularly stays with Kaylee and he loves it! I was apprehensive to leave my little boy anywhere but a friend told me about... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
12. Nayoung

Only one fur-bay at a time❤️

Northeast, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nayoung has been absolutely amazing with our Luna. She is always on time, professional and treats our Luna as if she was her own. I love that she sends pics ... (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 phenomenal!! Awesome dog sitter. Will use her every time! (more)"

14. Vivian

Versatile and fun-loving caregiver

Southwest Quadrant, Alexandria, VA, 22314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Vivian rocks, *highly* recommended! Pooches are super happy w/her and she's great w/updates and taking care of accidents, which our puppy still occasionally... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. 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)"

16. Robert

Pets are my passion!

Long Branch Creek, Arlington, VA, 22206

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robert was awesome, he was recommended and I was impressed. He communicated in a timely manner and he also took care of both my babies very well. He treated ... (more)"

Available this weekend
17. 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)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
18. Kate

Dog & cat lover, rescue experienced

North Ridge-Rosemont, ALEXANDRIA, VA, 22302

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

"Very good with puppies. Establishes good communication with dog owner. Reliable and on time.Responds relatively quick to messages. Has a great love for dogs! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Tatiana

Happy dog and wagging tail

Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria, VA, 22301

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

"Tatiana took excellent care of our calico cat over the Christmas holiday! She was extremely thorough and provided detailed notes and photos every day. Would... (more)"

20. Anne

Active lifestyle. Willing to run.

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22301

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

"Anne is delightful and courteous. She took care of our pups and was reliable and attentively took care of their needs. Would highly recommend her ! (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for pet-sitting. 150 owners have reviewed sitters in Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect pet sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a pet sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Potomac West pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Potomac West, Alexandria who meets your and your pet's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.