House Sitting in Washington, D.C.

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

1. Julia

Animal Lover <3

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)"

3. Helen

I can handle any size or age dog!

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Helen was reliable and personable. She did a good job. The dogs were happy and tired when we returned from our weekend away. And our chewing machine puppy... (more)"

4. Emily

The Mary Puppins of DC

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Emily could not have been a better dog sitter for us. She watched our three dogs, one of whom is a puppy and is still a little wild. She was able to handle... (more)"

5. Peter

Lots of love walks in the park.....

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

About: We were watching our friend's adorable half-Portuguese Water Dog half-Poodle (Waterpoodle? PWP?) the other weekend, and it was just so much fun tha... (more)

6. Janeth

Home full-time dog lover

Arlington, VA, 22202

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

"Janeth was increadible with my three dogs and two cats. I was having trouble finding someone who could handle such a handful in my small townhome, but she wa... (more)"

7. Cory

Compassionate experienced dog lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Cory was wonderful. He went above and beyond with my girls. Both had been a bit sick before I left and he took extra special care of them including hand ... (more)"

8. Vanessa

+Special Needs Pets Specialist+

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Vanessa is a kind, patient and compassionate pet owner, sitter and at times has been an amazing pet foster parent. She has minded my very easily stressed ... (more)"

9. Josh

Teacher w/ summers off Home FT

Ledroit Park, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a very active dog owner and love spending time with my two dogs. We frequently go for hikes, walks or trips to the park. I view my two dogs as... (more)

10. Lexie

Trusty, dog-loving grad student!

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

1 repeat client

"We were really lucky to have Lexie stay with our dog "Koda" this past long weekend. I was really nervous since it's the first time we leave our super-hyper-r... (more)"

11. 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

32 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)"

12. Caitlin

Experienced and caring dog person!

Logan Circle, Washington , DC, 20009

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Having known Caitlin for nearly a decade and as a protective dog-owner/lover myself, I highly recommend Caitlin as a dog caregiver. A natural animal-lover wi... (more)"

13. Christopher

Your Dogs Are My Family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Christopher was amazing. From quick responses on a short notice request to pictures and updates on our two italian greyhounds throughout the weekend. Every... (more)"

14. Carly

Time with your pup makes my day

North Rosslyn, Arlington, VA, 22209

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have utilized Rover over and over again and know what a life saver it is for me and my dog! I have been a dog owner for 6 years since college, al... (more)

15. Katherine

Lifelong Pal to All Animals!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katherine was amazing - our dog was so relaxed and happy when we got home that I knew she spoiled her with lots of attention and gave her lots of exercise. W... (more)"

16. Shelley

I'll run w/ your four-legged baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

3 repeat clients

"Shelley is an amazing caregiver of all types of dogs. She has owned and cared for dogs most of her life, having been raised in a dog-loving home. She has car... (more)"

17. Elspeth

PhD student's portable Pup Hotel!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

11 repeat clients

" Elspeth has cat-sit for Ruddy on numerous occasions over the last five years. She sends picture updates to me everyday so I know he's doing ok, and I alway... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Delaney

super outgoing and friendly to all

Logan Circle, washington , DC, 20009

House Sitting, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Delaney was an excellent caretaker of my dog and my home while I was away for ten days. She went the extra mile in ever sense to ensure the pooch was well ca... (more)"

20. Alex

Caring and energetic animal lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Our dog, Kiwi, loved hanging out with Alex! She was great, took care of everything, and Kiwi was well exercised all weekend. Can't wait to have Alex watch h... (more)"

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Home owners love Washington, DC house sitters on Rover. 15,203 owners have reviewed sitters in the Washington DC metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted house sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a sitter who meets your - and your pet's - needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet - including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer training and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your pet. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet lovers for hire.

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