House Sitting In South West Washington, D. C.

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1. Katie

Reliable and Responsible Dog Lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Katie was fantastic! We recently got a puppy and were looking for someone to watch him while we went out to dinner with family on a Saturday night. Not onl... (more)"

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2. Elizabeth

I walk the walk, and bark the bark.

Ashton Heights, Arlington, VA, 22213

House Sitting

"Elizabeth was amazing! She not only committed on short notice but she went above and beyond in entertaining my pup. I was so impressed when she brought her o... (more)"

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3. Megan

Love to get out for walks

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Megan was great with my little poodle Violet. She was on time and had my baby nice and tired by the time I got home. I will most definitely be using her again. (more)"

4. Sigma

Let me take your dog to the park!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"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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5. Damen

Years of experience w/ giant dogs

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Any time Damen watches Cici I know that she will be in good hands. Damen went out of his way to research UTI signs (Cici pees every 10 steps). Luckily we had... (more)"

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4th of July
6. Waverly

I love loving your dog!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Waverly is a dedicated dog lover that pays careful attention to your dog. She has helped sit/walk and take care of my dog, Hazel and cat, Vivian. You can... (more)"

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7. Lauren

Expert ear scratcher & ball thrower

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren is a caring and affectionate dog owner herself and therefore made a great dog sitter. She was responsible for walking, feeding, and spending a few hou... (more)"

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8. Jordan

Dogs: smarter than us w/ bigger <3s

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

3 repeat clients

"Jordan was great with Jack. Provided updates and made sure all his needs were met during the stay. Came home to a happy dog. Highly recommend Jordan. (more)"

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9. Rachel

I’ll run or walk with your dog!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Rachel did a great job looking after my boys - she stayed in contact throughout the stay and I could tell the boys really enjoyed have her stay over. (more)"

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4th of July
10. Amanda

Cap Hill, Fenced Yard, Friendly Pup

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Five stars- Our little old Chihuahua Ella was in great hands with Amanda! She sent lots of updates and tailored her care to Ella’s needs. We would definitely... (more)"

11. Christine

Trustworthy and caring dog sitter!

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"We had a great experience with Christine! She followed all the instructions we left for her about caring for Milton and gave us the right amount of updates a... (more)"

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12. Brittany

dog loving D.C graduate student

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Yeah, I found a cat sitter on rover.com!! Despite the assumption that cats want to be alone all of the time my boy does not like being left for long weekends... (more)"

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13. Danielle

All the love and fun your dog wants

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Danielle is super awesome and her love of dogs is apparent the moment she meets your fur baby. Selby jumped into her lap almost immediately! Danielle house/p... (more)"

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14. Jennifer

Friend to all dogs!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jennifer has taken care of Zelda multiple times while I have been out of town or gone for a weekend. Jennifer has watched Zelda for both long and short durat... (more)"

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15. Shelagh

I’ll run with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Shelagh did a great job taking care of our two dogs for a long weekend. Right off the bat, we knew she would be a good fit, since even our shy dog Luna immed... (more)"

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4th of July
16. Kathryn

Experienced, Reliable Dog Lover!

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Kathryn was wonderful with my pup! She watched Brody for 5 nights - stayed in constant communication with me the entire trip with detailed rover cards and pi... (more)"

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17. Evan

Proud Pup Papa by Lincoln Park

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"There are few people I know that are as skilled and confident in dog training, behavior support, and play as Evan. The person I know most skilled in this are... (more)"

18. Jeanette

Reliable, Experienced Animal Lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting

13 repeat clients

"Jeanette was absolutely great with our dog Spencer. Sometimes he can be a little shy around new people, but he warmed up to her right away and soon they were... (more)"

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19. Tracy

Vet Asst. & Groomer w/open schedule

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Tracy would be great for dog sitting and walking because she treats her own dogs like human children. She loves to touch every dog that passes her and she he... (more)"

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20. Janae

I love dogs & will love yours too!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"I've known Janae for over 10 years now, and I can wholeheartedly say that she is a total dog lover. She adores her pup, Pandy back home in Houston, and I kno... (more)"

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