Date Updated: 2017-11-30

Looking for a job as a dog sitter? Why not start your own business instead and work on contract? When you list your services on Rover, you get access to thousands of dog owners near you who are looking for the perfect dog sitter.

Earn extra money on your schedule as a Washington, DC pet sitter with Rover.com. You’ll get the flexibility you need while saving money or paying bills doing something you love—watching dogs!

Rover gives you the freedom to choose your services, schedule, and rates. Plus, enjoy peace of mind with the Rover Guarantee to protect the pets in your care. We offer opportunities and resources to help you learn and succeed as a sitter. Best of all? Enjoy easy, secure, and automatic payments.


Rover by the numbers

140,000+ dog walkers and pet sitters from coast to coast.

Every 4 seconds an owner books a Rover walk or stay.

11,000 North American cities are home to dog owners who use Rover.


Become a dog sitter


Looking for dog sitter jobs in Washington DC?

Starting your own pet care business with Rover is a rewarding way to earn extra income. List your services on Rover and get access to hundreds of dog owners near you looking for the perfect pet sitter.

Access 24/7 support

We’re here for you, whenever you need us. Get answers from basic account questions to pet-sitting advice.

Get Rover certified

Pass a background check, get your sitter profile approved, and earn your certification. Learn what you need to succeed!

Enjoy quick payments

You’ll get paid 48 hours after completing a booking. Also, enjoy easy and automatic payments via the Rover app.

Use the Rover app

Manage your business on the go with the Rover app. Accept bookings, message clients, and get paid—anywhere.


Make up to $1,000 (or more!) per month sitting dogs.

Get started