House Sitting In South West Washington, D. C.

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

1. Stephanie

Every dog's best friend

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"It is such a pleasure to write a testimonial for Stephanie -her love for animals is truly noticeable with every pet she encounters. Always friendly and relia... (more)"

2. Gigi

Ur K-9 is my Child to Love & Care 4

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eugenia has been a dog liver since I met her over 15 years ago! She has a dog of her own or as she would consider him; her son! He is a shitzu and is the app... (more)"

3. Erin

Dogs make life better!

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Erin is absolutely wonderful with dogs. I live with her and we have a lovely dog named Dutch who adores her. She is very good about taking him out, feeding h... (more)"

4. Lane Brooke

I want to hang out with your dog!

Colonial Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"While I was away for 11 days, Lane Brooke took care of my 14-year-old dog, Romeo, who has several health issues and who does not easily trust new people as h... (more)"

5. Kate

Energetic, caring dog lover

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Anyone in need of a dog sitter would be lucky to have Kate. She is incredibly responsible with her time and time management. In addition, she is simply a gre... (more)"

6. Christopher

Your Dogs Are My Family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Christopher really helped out by filling in for another sitter at the last minute. Gideon seemed to like Chris as soon as he saw him and Chris took great car... (more)"

7. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

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

30 repeat clients

"Cavaughn was amazing. He was flexible with my schedule and great with my pup. She had an exciting weekend filled with long walks and play dates at the dog pa... (more)"

8. Julia

Animal Lover and will do anything!

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Julia took excellent care of our little chihuahua and home over the MLK weekend. She sent daily photos and checked-in with us regularly during her stay. I wo... (more)"

9. Patrick

I'm just a big dog myself

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"I had to go out of town for two weeks on a last minute business trip. Patrick was totally flexible and willing to stay and watch Morgan, my dog, while I was ... (more)"

10. Mark

Your dog will "wuf" me!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mark got along wonderfully with our dog and sent us several photo updates while we were on our trip. Highly recommended and would definitely book again! (more)"

11. Sharonda

I'm responsible I'm reliable

Anacostia, Washington, DC, 20032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sharonda is a responsible and reliable person she love her own dogs as her family. Sharonda is also caring loving person Andi let her watch my dog all the time (more)"

12. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"We love Alex. I try to book her in advance so she is available. She is a great person. She is someone we would hang out with personally, and she takes gre... (more)"

13. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful for my long-term house sitting while I was abroad. She did everything that I asked, and I came home to a happy and healthy cat! (more)"

14. Cory

Compassionate experienced dog lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Cory was wonderful. He went above and beyond with my girls. Both had been a bit sick before I left and he took extra special care of them including hand ... (more)"

15. Emma

I miss my dog let me watch yours!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Emma was very easy to communicate with, responding quickly to my request and questions. She arrived very promptly and took great care of our senior dog at o... (more)"

16. Megan

Patient lifelong dog lover/owner

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Megan stayed at our house over President's Day weekend to watch our pup and was fantastic! She was extremely responsive and made sure all was in order in ad... (more)"

17. John

No Dog is too much for me to handle

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"John was incredible! He left me very detailed notes on his care and time with Roxy, which I did not expect nor ask for. He was also super clean and tidy and ... (more)"

18. Ali

Experienced and loving dog sitter

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"One of the best decisions you'll make before going out of town is having Ali watch after your dog while you're gone. She is the utmost professional and knows... (more)"

19. Haley

I care for your dog like you do!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Haley was amazing! My sitter fell through at the last minute. Haley swooped in to rescue our trip. She came for a visit before we left to meet Jacques (our d... (more)"

20. Jesse

Lawyer, Ballet Teacher, Dog-Lover

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

2 repeat clients

About: My name is Jesse. I've lived in Washington, DC for nearly two years and work as legislative counsel for a non-profit. My hobbies include teaching y... (more)

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