House Sitting in University Park, Portland, OR

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

1. Laura

The Mary Poppins of Portland

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97212

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Laura is trustworthy, intelligent and adaptable. Laura has been nannying for my son for five months, starting when he was 14 months old. She takes him for wa... (more)"

2. Venessa

caring for pets is a gift to me.

Overlook, Portland , OR, 97217

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Venessa is such a sweet soul. She was my cat sitter in Portland, OR. and cared for my cat, Seymour, as if he were her own. Seymour was of very advanced age w... (more)"

3. David

Golden Ambassador

Cathedral Park, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

38 repeat clients

"David stayed with my greyhound Maple during the snowy/icy mess in Portland and truly went the extra mile for her and my house. He shoveled the driveway (with... (more)"

4. Finch

Reliable, Experienced, Gentle

Arnada, Vancouver, WA, 98663

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Finch was so flexible and communicative even when my schedule was annoyingly complicated. He's confident and caring w/ my blind senior greyhound so I could g... (more)"

5. Mathilda

Responsible student loves your dog!

University Park, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Mathilda is fantastic. I've booked her twice now (for a 10 day and 4 day stay) and I couldn't be happier. My pups are always calm and happy when I get home. ... (more)"

6. Savannah

Always up to play fetch!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

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

5 repeat clients

"When I left my house my dog, Koda, was very, very sad. When I returned, Koda was overly happy. This was in no part due to my return. This was due to the magn... (more)"

7. Kara

I'm kind of a dog whisperer

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97212

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

6 repeat clients

"I hired Kara to watch our two Pomeranians when my wife and I went to Mexico for a week. Kara was amazing and our pups were so happy when we came home. Kara w... (more)"

8. Amelia

Happy Dogs Stay Here

Cathedral Park, Portland , OR, 97203

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

20 repeat clients

"We came home from our trip to a very happy dog and cat--well-fed, walked, and with a sparkling clean litter box. Amelia was incredibly responsible and took g... (more)"

9. Sasha

Friendly, full of love & punctual.

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sasha was great with OP. She came twice to meet him before her stay with hi. Sasha kept us informed with pictures and emails while we were away and we felt s... (more)"

10. Grace

Never Too Many Animals

Portsmith, Portland , OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Grace took great care of our dogs and sent us regular pictures and updates, which we appreciated. We would love to have her work with us again. (more)"

11. Rachael

Dog and Cat Extraordinaire

Boise, Portland, OR, 97227

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachael was the perfect pet sitter for our cat Squeak and house sitter us! We never worried once and she kept us posted about Squeak, even sent us pictures.... (more)"

12. Lesley

Enthusiastic and caring dog lover!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Thank you Lesley for taking such good care of Hugo. I appreciate the exercise and walks you gave him. He slept for a couple hours after you left! Also thanks... (more)"

13. Kailin

Massage Therapist for your Pet :)

King, Portland, OR, 97211

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

"Kailin is great, she exceeded my expectations. She's good at staying in touch and I came home to a happy dog and my house just the way I left it. (more)"

14. Sarah

Happy and Energetic dog sitter

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog instantly fell in love with Sarah. She made sure my pup got all the exercise and affection he needed. She sent lots of pictures and kept me updated, s... (more)"

15. Kristen

Animal lover extraordinaire here

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97211

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

11 repeat clients

"Kristen took great care of my nervous dog. Drop offs and pickups were easy including a change to my dates and me being unsure when we'd be back in town. Cam... (more)"

16. Rachel

Avid runner-love a happy, tired dog

Cathedral Park, Portland, OR, 97203

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

"Rachel did a wonderful job sitting our old girl. In addition to being a senior, Cash suffers from anxiety and dog aggression issues so finding a sitter who i... (more)"

17. Kristi

Pearl superhero doglover&specialist

Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

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

1 repeat client

"We recently adopted a couple kittens and needed to find a new pet sitter. After meeting Kristi I knew she would be a great fit, she's a avid animal lover wit... (more)"

18. Julian

friendly musician/ care provider

Arbor Lodge, Portland, OR, 97217

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

1 repeat client

"Julian has an amazing ability to calm animals - I am so happy he house sat. When I came home - the house looked like it did when I left and the dogs were so... (more)"

19. Rylee

I'm a college student and dog lover

Portsmith, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"Rylee did a fantastic job taking care of our boys! My anxieties about leaving them for over a week were calmed knowing that someone responsible and caring wa... (more)"

20. Amanda

Waving to all the dogs I see

Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Amanda is terrific! She took wonderful care of our dog and three cats while we were away. They were very contented when we returned. Amanda was on-top of al... (more)"

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Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 5,664 owners have reviewed sitters in University Park, Portland, OR, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

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 University Park, Portland house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in University Park, Portland, OR 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 University Park 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 University Park, Portland, OR for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in University Park, Portland donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Portland.

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