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House Sitting in Stroudwater, Portland, ME

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

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1. Maggie

I will treat your pet like family!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Maggie is such a wonderful caretaker for my dog. She is a genuine animal lover and I strongly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a caring individual... (more)"

2. Bert

Home full time

South Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bert is absolutely wonderful! He stayed at my home for 7 nights and cared for my dog and two kitties :) while watching over the home as well. He took lots of... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
3. Leah

Your dog will be safe under my care

Downtown, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I'm so happy to see that Leah is interested in Rover.com. She has been a avid animal lover since childhood. She really can't walk past an animal without show... (more)"

4. Dana

Your Dog's Devotee

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dana stayed at our house for a long weekend with our high maintenance pup and was just extraordinary! She sent so many updates and pics of our guy and gave u... (more)"

5. Kira

Loving, active, good with others

Westbrook, ME, 04092

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kira is one of the most loving and responsible people I know. Kira will make sure your fur baby is in the best of hands. Kira will make every effort to go ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
6. Sarah

Total Animal Lover

South Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Everything worked out perfectly! Sarah was great with our two dogs and was very responsive and helpful. She sent pictures to let us know they were having fu... (more)"

7. Emily

Teacher, turned pet-sitter!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Another excellent experience with Emily staying at my home with my two dogs, this one planned well in advance. Came home to happy dogs, a nice note, and a cl... (more)"

8. Astrea

The Loving Home for Dog Boarding

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Astrea is so great! She took wonderful care of my babies while I was away on vacation. She sent lots of great pictures, and my girls were definitely sad to l... (more)"

9. Nina

25-year-old Portland native!

Deering Center, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nina was awesome - my plans got mixed up and she still came through. A little update everyday made it much easier to be out of town :) thanks again Nina! (more)"

10. Heather

Love to hike with a pup by my side!

East Bayside-India Street, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our puppy’s Charley had a great time with Heather. She was punctual, friendly and sent us some great photos, which really helped us relax on our night out. ... (more)"

11. Katie

Experienced Animal Lover/Caretaker

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I was already out of town when my friend was suddenly unable to continue taking care of my dog. Katie came in on short notice and was able to stay with him i... (more)"

12. Dana

"Love is a four legged word!"

Westbrook, ME, 04092

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dana has watched my dog for me on multiple occasions. My dog absolutely loves her and is nothing but excited to see her each time she is around. I knew Dana ... (more)"

13. Nina

Flexible Schedule - Love All Dogs

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Nina was professional and flexible, and clearly loves dogs - even boisterous 10 month old puppies! She made last minute arrangements with us for vacation wee... (more)"

14. Lilia

Long walks on the beach

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Lilia is great with animals! I've known her for years and she has always been a dog lover, growing up with two family dogs. She is responsible and experience... (more)"

15. Christian

All dogs are puppies.

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Christian would make a great dog sitter because he is extremely outgoing and friendly. For as long as I have known him he has loved and cared for all dogs, p... (more)"

16. Madison

I am a patient and happy person.

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Madison is a very loving dog sitter. This was my first time using Rover, and introducing my dog to someone outside my circle. Madison was very patient as Hat... (more)"

17. Brianna

Patient & caring, available anytime

South Portland, ME, 04106

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna is an animal lover who is responsible and caring. She has watched my dog, Gershwin, on numerous occasions. He screams with joy whenever she comes ove... (more)"

18. Heather

Local Dog Whisperer

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heather is 100% trustworthy and reliable when it comes to furry loved ones. But that's just the baseline. She has a joy and enthusiasm for pets that is genui... (more)"

19. Alison

Active, outdoorsy, dog lover!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting

"Ali was awesome! We needed a last minute house/dog sit and she totally put my mind at ease. Her communication while we were gone was great and she was really... (more)"

20. Elise

Run/walk/swim/play, anytime, anyday

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I trusted Elise with my precious baby dog Winnie and she was so professional and fun! I would definitely hire her again in a heartbeat! (more)"

Pet parents in Stroudwater, Portland, ME love dog sitters on Rover.com. 89 owners have reviewed sitters in Portland, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Stroudwater, Portland house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Stroudwater, Portland, ME who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Stroudwater house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Stroudwater, Portland, ME for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

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