House Sitting in Washington, D.C.

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

1. Lydia

15 Doggone Happy Clients & Counting

The Palisades, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Lydia stayed with our dog Gunnar and cat Punkie for a few days while we were out of town. She was very prompt to respond and give us updates and photos of ho... (more)"

2. Vanessa

Caring Medical Student Loves Dogs

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Vanessa watched our dog about two months ago and she was wonderful! Our pup was so happy. She took him on runs and to the dog park, which he loves. She's go... (more)"

3. Hannah

pediatric nurse & dog lover

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I work long hours as a nurse so I cannot own a dog of my own :( I would love to fill the gap in my life with your special pal! I will take care of ... (more)

4. Ariel

Dog-obsessed world traveler

Cleveland Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Ariel is a wonderfully caring person who is always happiest when she is petting a pooch. She comes from a family that has two well loved dogs, and has always... (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Gigi

Ur K-9 is my Child to Love & Care 4

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eugenia has been a dog liver since I met her over 15 years ago! She has a dog of her own or as she would consider him; her son! He is a shitzu and is the app... (more)"

6. Kate

Energetic, caring dog lover

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

"Kate did an amazing job watching my Cockapoo. Respond to all my messages, was timely and showed she knew what she was doing. Would definitely use again! Thanks! (more)"

Available this weekend
7. Lane Brooke

I want to hang out with your dog!

Colonial Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"While I was away for 11 days, Lane Brooke took care of my 14-year-old dog, Romeo, who has several health issues and who does not easily trust new people as h... (more)"

8. Christopher

Your Dogs Are My Family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Christopher really helped out by filling in for another sitter at the last minute. Gideon seemed to like Chris as soon as he saw him and Chris took great car... (more)"

9. Olivia

Dog lover who can't have her own!

Colonial Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Olivia was so great! She watched our pup Charlie over Thanksgiving and sent us lots of pictures and kept us in the loop on how he was doing. We came back to ... (more)"

10. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

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

30 repeat clients

"Cavaughn was amazing. He was flexible with my schedule and great with my pup. She had an exciting weekend filled with long walks and play dates at the dog pa... (more)"

11. Danielle

Danielle the Dog Lover

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Danielle has taken care of my dog twice, and both times she's done a fantastic job. She is very considerate and really loves caring for animals. She also kee... (more)"

12. Stina Amanda

Pet enthusiast with flexible hours

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"The pets were in great hands with Stina! She was responsive and it was quick and easy to set everything up. I got pictures and updates throughout the visit a... (more)"

13. Julia

Animal Lover and will do anything!

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Julia just stayed with our dog for the third time and we are pleased as ever. Our dog loves Julia, she sends regular photos, and we come back to a spotless h... (more)"

14. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Alex was great! She was super responsive and our dog Oliver enjoyed his time with her. She took pictures and sent them to me which was great to see. I'd ce... (more)"

15. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was a life saver. We had some last minute plans come up and she was able to come over and watch Mac for us for a few hours! She was very sweet and Mac ... (more)"

16. Stephanie

Home-baked treats & rescue-approved

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

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

About: As a regular foster for a local animal rescue and regular petsitter in the Dupont and U Street area, I can guarantee tail wags and ample exercise f... (more)

17. Patrick

I'm just a big dog myself

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"We had to leave our 3 dogs while for 5 days. Leaving them with Patrick made me feel a lot better about it. He obviously cares about the dogs and sent regular... (more)"

18. Megan

Patient lifelong dog lover/owner

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Megan stayed with our puppy during the day while I was out of town and she was fantastic! Not only was she was prompt and respectful, but when my travel plan... (more)"

19. John

No Dog is too much for me to handle

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"John was great! My doggies went out on adventures and he is a good pack leader. I have pitbulls and it's nice that he is comfortable with them. (more)"

20. Caty

Friendly, flexible, trusted

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"During our weekend visit to D.C. we employed Caty to care for our precious Yorkie. Caty is not only a fantastic pet sitter-she is a delightful person as well... (more)"

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