House Sitting in Riverwood, Arlington, VA

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1. Allyson

I have a degree in animal science!

Lyon Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting

"Allyson was great! We were nervous leaving Tyson for the first time, but Allyson did a wonderful job. She provided plenty of updates and pictures, easing any... (more)"

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2. Monica

Energetic, Patient, Trustworthy :-)

Tara-Leeway Heights, Arlington, VA, 22205

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Monica was great with our pup while we were gone for the weekend. He does not always love strangers, but he warmed up to her right away at the meet and greet... (more)"

3. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sigma was GREAT! We had him house sit over a holiday weekend, and we couldn't be happier. He clearly loved playing with our pup, as evident by all the pictur... (more)"

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4. Anna

Proven fun for dogs

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Anna has practical experience of caring for dogs of all ages, including puppies. She is a responsible and honest young lady who sees fun in all dogs and will... (more)"

5. Haley

Photographer and dog-lover!

North Rosslyn, Arlington, VA, 22209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Haley took great care of Kirby while I was on vacation! She provided lots of fun for him and kept me updated on all his adventures. I would definitely ask Ha... (more)"

6. Brooke

I'll have summer fun with your pups

Chevy Chase, Washington, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brooke was great with the pups and made sure they had company during many walks and runs during her stay. Could not have left my fur kids in better hands. (more)"

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7. Dina

Attentive pet lover

Waverly Hills, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

"Dina was a fantastic caretaker of my little guy. She was in great communication while we were away and sent regular photos of my pup. I would not hesitate to... (more)"

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8. Mariana

Your pet and I will have a blast!

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: It may seem a bit strange to see someone who works with animals all day to seek another job in working with more pets, but it's what I do best! I w... (more)

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9. Emily

Play, Run, Cuddle, Repeat

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Emily did a wonderful job of watching our dog! She was very responsive, sent frequent updates and photos, and left the house clean. I would definitely book E... (more)"

10. Marla

Full-time weekends, Rock Creek Park

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Marla was the best dog-sitter we ever had. She sent lots of photos and kept us informed of Sammy's activities. I cannot recommend her enough! (more)"

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11. Grace

I have a yard and a lot of patience

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22202

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Grace was awesome! I would give her 10 stars if I could. She was great with both my dog and very old cat who was also sick during the stay. She helped with h... (more)"

12. Lisa

Dog Lover Creating Happy Visits

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lisa went above and beyond to make my new rescue dog feel comfortable during her stay. She sent me regular updates and photos. I couldn’t ask for anything mo... (more)"

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13. Jordan

I will love on your pups!

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting

"Jordan was our house/petsitter for our 2 pups and indoor/outdoor cat for 5 nights while we were on vacation. She was reliable and was great at sending us dai... (more)"

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14. DeAnna

Animals are my passion!

Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA, 22203

House Sitting

"DeAnna was an amazing sitter, and I would highly recommend her! She looked after our dog for 10 days—the longest she’s ever been apart from us—and I came hom... (more)"

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15. Kelsey

I'll try new walking trails

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelsey took great care of our older golden retriever. She was incredibly flexible when our trip lasted a bit longer than expected! I would have Kelsey back t... (more)"

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16. Ashley

Pamper your pooch with me!

Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley M. was amazing!! She took such great care of my little Ripley Roo while I was out of town. Great communication, photos etc. House was even more cle... (more)"

17. Soraya

I wish doggys could talk

Waverly Hills, Arlington, VA, 22207

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Soraya was great-- she stayed at our place for five days caring for our 10 year old pup. She asked a lot of good questions during our meet and greet and the... (more)"

18. David

Friendly Arlingtonian & Dogwalker

Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"I have known David for over 20 years, and he is one of the most responsible and reliable people that I know. David grew up with dogs and is a longtime dog-... (more)"

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19. Jill

***Out of the country until June 5

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I've never seen someone as passionate about dogs as Jill. Her eyes light up anytime she sees one, and her motherly instinct immediately kicks in. She knows e... (more)"

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20. Stacey

Dog Lover w/ Huge Fenced Yard

The Palisades, Washington, DC, 20007

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Stacey and Guillermo were awesome to George and kept me informed during his stay. I would highly recommend the two of them for any of your pet sitting needs.... (more)"


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