House Sitting in University Park, Portland, OR

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

1. David

Golden Ambassador

Cathedral Park, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

37 repeat clients

"While we were gone on our trip we felt completely at ease having David watch our two crazy pups at our house. He was very attentive during the walk through ... (more)"

2. Mary

Energetic & compassionate dog lover

King, Portland, OR, 97211

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"There's something about Mary. Children, people and especially animals (who are best judge of character) love her. She is reliable and kind and the kind of "b... (more)"

3. Amanda

Waving to all the dogs I see

Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

4. Kara

I'm kind of a dog whisperer

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97212

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

5 repeat clients

"Kara was tender and sweet with our senior pups. They can get depressed when we are away, but I could feel through her picture updates and posts that she was ... (more)"

5. Terry

I am a true dog friend!

Boise, Portland, OR, 97217

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

18 repeat clients

"Terry watched our two dogs, one who is a puppy, 1!: we couldn't have been happier. They both were well taken care of and happy when we returned. She was very... (more)"

6. Kristi

NoPo superhero doglover&specialist

Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

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

1 repeat client

"Kristi did a wonderful job caring for our 3 month old labradoodle, Dot, in our home! Kristi was a great communicator - sending me updates throughout the day ... (more)"

7. Kailin

Animal Lover

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)"

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8. Kristen

Animal lover extraordinaire here

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97211

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

7 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)"

9. Jenna

Frequent walks and frequent updates

St Johns, Portland, OR, 97203

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Jenna was so good with our little guys! They were very happy when we got home. And she checked in everyday, giving me peace of mind throughout my vacation.... (more)"

10. Amanda

Veterinarian Pet Sitter

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97217

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Amanda stepped in fairly last minute after a partial cancellation from a previous sitter. She is knowledgable and conscientious and did a great job with our... (more)"

11. Mathilda

Responsible student loves your dog!

University Park, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I cannot say enough good things about Mathilda. She was so careful with our older dog, and really attentative to small changes in her behavior. She was respo... (more)"

12. Apurva

Caring and trust worthy dog sitter!

Forest Park, Portland, OR, 97229

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Apurva was a great house sitting companion for our active Jack Russell sister pair. He paid close attention to all of our "usual routines" for the dogs, and... (more)"

13. Chevaun

Experienced, Responsible & Reliable

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97217

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Chevy was our pet sitter for our 13 year old Portuguese Water dog for almost 2 years! She was absolutely wonderful! She loves animals and is very conscientio... (more)"

14. Julie

DavidJ25 and me, team dog sitters!

Cathedral Park, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julie is a natural! She didn't know when we met that she'd be meeting so many dogs--and she doubted her ability to connect with them the way I do. But ove... (more)"

15. Grace

Never Too Many Animals

Portsmith, Portland , OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Grace took wonderful care of our dogs and our home! She sent us updates and photos of the dogs while we were away, and we came home to two happy dogs. (more)"

16. Rylee

I'm a college student and dog lover

Portsmith, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 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)"

17. Jaime

Some people have kids: I have dogs.

Haden Island, Portland, OR, 97217

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

1 repeat client

"Jaime took excellent care of our entire animal family. She kept me informed of how everyone was doing and sent pictures so I knew that everyone was doing wel... (more)"

18. Lindsey

For the love of dog!

Kenton, PORTLAND, OR, 97217

House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Lindsey did a great job watching my little man. She kept me updated on his progress through my vacation and ensured he had all the attention that he needed.... (more)"

19. Lena

Run, play, cuddle, treat - repeat!

Overlook, Portand, OR, 97217

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Lena is AMAZING- it was my first experience using rover and she has set the bar extremely high. Bubs fell instantly in llove with her and I felt so at peace ... (more)"

20. Josie

A true animal lover and friend.

Cathedral Park, Portland, OR, 97203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Josie is a fun-loving, responsible and energetic person who would be a delightful dog sitter. She has had dogs in her home and life since she was three, whe... (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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