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House Sitting in Southside, Columbus, Ohio

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

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1. Quentin

I'll run and play with your dog!

Bexley, Columbus, OH, 43209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We booked Quentin to hang out with our dog Cash over the holidays, and he was super flexible and helpful! He came over to our house to stay with Cash overnig... (more)"

2. Jordyn

College student & animal lover!

University, Columbus, OH, 43202

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jordyn was amazing! I cannot say enough about how was wonderful she was with our dogs! While we were out of town, one of our dogs had a health issue which re... (more)"

3. Erin

Exercise, Socialize, and Love!

Near East, Columbus, OH, 43219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin kept us posted throughout the day, sent many pictures and videos of our pets. We loved the fact that she took Harley to the park, went hiking and gave h... (more)"

4. Jenn

German Village Dog Lover!

Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

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

"Jenn loves dogs! She's owned dogs for over 15 years and has actually bred a couple litters. She is knowledgeable on their care and is home a lot to give them... (more)"

5. Jackie

Dog whisperer, cat tamer, pet lover

Near East, Columbus, OH, 43205

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thanks for watching Charlie for the night! Jackie was great and gave us photo updates during her visits and Charlie always looked very happy! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
6. Sheri

Your furbaby matters most to me!

Southwest, Grove City, OH, 43123

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sheri was an amazing sitter for our baby! This was the first weekend I was leaving Bodhi, so I was nervous and wanted to ensure we had the best care for him.... (more)"

7. Molly

Flexible working from home schedule

Victorican Village, Columbus, OH, 43201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly is the best! She’s taken care of my dog Ellie many times and Ellie just loves her. She often walks Ellie during the day, even when it’s a last minute a... (more)"

8. Hannah

Shelter Volunteer - Safety First

Upper Arlington, Grandview, OH, 43212

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

"Hannah was absolutely amazing. She watched Izzy on extremely short notice and sent pictures throughout the day. I would absolutely recommend Hannah to everyo... (more)"

9. Courtney

I'll love them like they're my own!

Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

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

"Courtney took such good care of Max and Daisy!! She sent us pictures, videos and text updates while we were away which we really appreciated. Our dogs looked... (more)"

10. Ian

Grew up with many dogs

Weinland Park, Columbus, OH, 43201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Have spent a majority of my life growing up with dogs. Most dogs generally approach me very quickly, eager to be petted. I have little to no fear i... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Rosemarie

Lots is love to share Lg fenced yd

Near Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rose has done professional dog walks for almost a year and loves it. She does walks regairdless of the weather and time. I've known her for 12 years and she'... (more)"

12. Kelly

Experienced with all types of dogs!

Near East, Columbus, OH, 43203

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

About: Hi! Thank you for checking out my profile. I am a long time pet owner and pet lover. I have experience with cats, dogs and small animals. I do have... (more)

13. Ashley

Dogs + walks = happiness

Near East, Columbus, OH, 43205

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Ashley was wonderful! She went over and above taking care of Titus. We definitely recommend her and hope to use her again sometime. (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
14. Mary

Pets Pleasurable Playtime Partner

University, Columbus, OH, 43201

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

"We had Mary as a sitter for our dogs and she was great. She watched our two dogs in our home for two days and two nights. Mary sent pictures to us which ga... (more)"

15. Jordan

i will hike with your dog

Near Southside, Columbus, OH, 43214

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Great stay! Happy pups, everything went brilliantly. Thank you very much! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
16. Derek

Dogs and animals are my life period

South Side, Columbus, OH, 43207

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

"Derek did great dropping in on my pup for the weekend. He was prompt, communicative and followed all of my directions. (more)"

17. Vic

Whatever your dog needs, it’ll get!

Near East, Columbus, OH, 43205

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Vic was amazing with our dog. From the moment she came over for a meet and greet, I could tell that I would be comfortable with her watching our house. She s... (more)"

18. Andy

We'll have a fun walk!

Harrison West, Columbus, OH, 43201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Andy is one of the most responsible people I know. As a friend and business associate, he is always trying to perform to the best of his ability while enrich... (more)"

19. Dana

Responsible, Experienced, Energetic

Victorican Village, Columbus, OH, 43215

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dana was wonderful! She took great care of our pups and sent us pictures and updates throughout our trip. We will definitely use Dana again! (more)"

20. Miranda

Unlimited BarkBox treats + <3 Dogs

Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

House Sitting

About: I am an animal lover at heart but I could go on for days about how much I love dogs! I myself have three dogs (that I miss dearly) back at home in ... (more)

Dog owners in Southside, Columbus, OH turn to house sitters on Rover.com for their house sitting needs. Over 3,049 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Columbus, OH metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much house sitting costs in Columbus with Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a house sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

Never beg a friend to watch your dog again. With Rover, you can find your the perfect Southside house sitter in seconds. When you book house sitting on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving, relaxing stay in their own home. If you're looking for care for pets other than dogs, you can find a pet sitter who offers care for cats, caged pets, and even horses. No matter what, you'll know that your pet is getting loving care. By removing common pet care obstacles, Rover ensures dogs nationwide are happy and well-cared for even when their human is away, and empowers dog lovers to live happy and fulfilling lives. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover makes it easy for you to reach trusted house sitters in Southside, Columbus who can provide the care your dog needs, when they need it.

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