Find dog sitters in Washington, DC that you’ll love

194 dog sitters are listed in Washington, DC

The average rate is $16/hr as of April 2024

The average experience for nearby dog sitters is 2 years

Dog sitters in Washington, DC

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Jason G.


Washington, DC

$35-45/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Sitting Or Short-term Boarding

I grew up with pets and recently lost my own beautiful girl that I had for a great 16 years. Having a dog make it that long means I was a good owner. Anyway, while I still miss her, I am not in the position to make another commitment at the moment, so I will gladly watch, walk, or house sit yours. Still have plenty of toys and...
Jason can also help with: Pet sitting, boarding
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Alexandra A.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Experienced Dog Sitting

Hi I'm Alex! I love animals and have had many family dogs growing up! I just moved back to the DC area from Texas and I am currently working part-time so my schedule is very flexible! My step mom founded a pet care company and my family is opening up a location in Florida so I have a lot of experience dog sitting and walking...
Alexandra can also help with: Boarding, pet walking, pet sitting
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Christina S.


Washington, DC

$45/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

Hired by 32 families in your neighborhood

I graduated from the George Washington University with a BA International Affairs and Women's and an MA in American Studies. I currently work for a global advocacy non-profit in Washington DC as a global operations manager. I live in Washington DC and love everything that this city has to offer. Throughout my extensive...
Christina can also help with: Pet walking, administration of medicine, daily feeding, pet sitting
5.0
"Christina is kind, thoughtful and dependable. I am so relieved knowing my kitties are in good hands with her."

Kathryn L.

5.0
"It is hard not to sound over the top about Christina's level of professionalism and attention to detail. She took great care of our two high-anxiety dogs, keeping us updated with messages and photos while we were away for a week. She also left the house spotless -...

Gretchen I.

5.0
"Christina was responsive and took care of dog while we were out of town with no problems. She was professional and prompt."

Haelim A.

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Daijha J.


Washington, DC

$17-24/hr1 yrs exp

PETCARE

I've worked for Humane Rescue Alliance (position Animal Caretaker, taking care of dogs, big and small, and cats as well. I've taken care of small animals ( hamsters, birds, etc.) also. I've had a couple of pets as my own. I have great expertise in Grooming (Baths, claw clipping, etc.) I offer walks, sitting, and training as...
Daijha can also help with: Grooming, dog training, pet walking, pet sitting
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Sari C.


Washington, DC

$18-50/hr1 yrs exp

A Dog Mom With An Olive Garden Motto!

When you're pet's here they're family! I have taken care of dogs since I was 13, I started out as a baby and pet sitter caring for kids and pets in client's homes. Then as a sitter I was relied on to walk and feed their pets. Now as a dog owner myself I do all that and more! Taking care of Roscoe has been one of my greatest joys...
Sari can also help with: Boarding, pet sitting, pet walking
Numerous years of pet sitting! Mainly Dogs and Cats but experienced with various animals. Happy to help with animal sitting, transportation, cleaning, etc. I love animals and would be happy to assist as needed!
Abigail can also help with: Pet transportation, pet walking, pet sitting
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Marissa M.


Washington, DC

$8-50/hr

Dog Sitter And Walker

Hello! I am looking to dog sit and walk friendly pups anytime outside regular working hours. I have had two small dogs of my own, one 15 yr old dachshund mix and one 1 yr old labradoodle. I am available after work and on weekends in the Capitol Hill area and in the Silver Spring (Forest Glenn) area.
Marissa can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking
5.0
"Marissa dog sat Marley at our house for a long weekend and was fantastic! She is great with dogs! She is very reliable and attentive and picked up easily on our dog's preferences. We will definitely hire Marissa again."

Mary R.

I've grown up taking care of my own cats my whole life, as well as sitting both cats and dogs for neighbors and friends. Going away and need someone to take in your pet or do check-ins in your own home while you're away? I'm your girl! I'm a part-time student, which leaves me with plenty of free time to take care of furry...
Katherine can also help with: Pet walking, boarding, pet sitting
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Kirby T.


Washington, DC

$20-30/hr7 yrs exp

Professional Dog Walker And Sitter

I have been a dog walker and sitter on the dog app and currently have a 5 star rating. I love all animals and love walking dogs! I have also been babysitting my entire life for babies and children of all ages.
Kirby can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, pet transportation, boarding
5.0
"Kirby is professional and proactive. She has a positive attitude and friendly disposition. Kirby gets engaged and provides a high level of focus on her work. I would highly recommend hiring Kirby."

Harrison S.

5.0
"Kirby was all around awesome! She was on-time and very easy to communicate with before our dog-sitting session, which really put me at ease. My dog took a liking to her quickly and when I picked him up later that day, I could tell he was in great spirits. I highly...

Emily A.

Dog lover and experienced cat sitter! Available on an as-needed basis. Please reach out if your pet needs care :)
Elizabeth can also help with: Pet sitting, pet walking
Skills:

NAPPS Certified

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Rachel S.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Looking To Pet Sit!

Hi!! My name is Rachel and I'm a student at the George Washington University, but I'm originally from just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. For most of my life I've been around pets and taken care of them as I've had cats and dogs. I also have babysat for several families with pets as well as pet sat for dogs. Don't hesitate to...
Rachel can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting
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Danielle A.


Washington, DC

$16-21/hr

Responsible Pet Lover!

Hi there!! I am a responsible caretaker and good communicator who loves animals! I have had a family dog my whole life and have also had 2 years of experience taking care of a dog on my own. I have experience around dogs of all sizes and have also had hamsters and small reptiles as pets as well. I am available for pet sitting at...
Danielle can also help with: Boarding, dog training, pet sitting, pet walking
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Emma K.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Care Taker

Hello! I am an experienced pet caretaker with about 2 years experience of dog and cat sitting, and dog walking services. I recently graduated from college and am looking for a supplemental income while I am in between jobs! I hope I can be a good fit for you and your pet!
Emma can also help with: Administration of medicine, pet sitting, pet walking
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Krystina S.


Washington, DC

$16-21/hr

Dog/House Sitter

I've dog sat for numerous families throughout the years. Most experienced with golden doodles. Love walks and cuddles. Comfortable with large and small dogs.
Krystina can also help with: Pet sitting
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Dionne S.


Washington, DC

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Popular Dog Walker, Sitter, And Drop-In Care

I love animals, and animals love me!! I am reliable, with over 30 years of experience. Safety is my number one priority so the walk will be on safe roads while also remaining on sidewalks. I truly enjoy providing services to families and their loved ones. I am an Independent Dog Sitter with the following skills: - Responsible...
Dionne can also help with: Pet walking
Skills:

Bonded and insured

Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified

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Helena W.


Washington, DC

$16-23/hr4 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Sitter Available

I have always loved animals. I have two cats and one dog of my own who I love very much. I am looking to make some money for college, and I have always felt good helping taking care of their pets. I have taken summer classes at the Washington Animal Rescue League and I have lots of experience with understanding the behaviors of...
Helena can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting, administration of medicine
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Rebecca H.


Washington, DC

$10-15/hr5 yrs exp

Pet Sitter For Dogs

I have a lot of experience with taking care of dogs. I also had two dogs growing up. So I feel very comfortable taking care of dogs.
Rebecca can also help with: Pet transportation, daily feeding, boarding, pet walking, administration of medicine, pet sitting & more
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Lauren C.


Washington, DC

$25-50/hr6 yrs exp

Active Service-oriented Yogi, Packed & Ready To Care For Your Fur Baby And Home

While I currently have a feline friend in my apartment, I love dogs, bunnies, and reptiles too. I spent my young life living on a farm where we had all sorts of animals. I have a steady rotation of pets who I care for in DC, with varying abilities and needs. I have experience caring for senior dogs over 15. My precious baby,...
Lauren can also help with: Pet sitting, pet transportation, pet walking
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Sara L.


Washington, DC

$10-15/hr2 yrs exp

I can provide animal care in your own home. I have grown up with dogs my whole life, as well as various animals such as rats, guinea pigs, snakes, and parrots. I love dogs of all sizes, cats, and small animals. I can feed, walk, bathe, and lightly groom animals. I have experience dog sitting, with tasks such as taking her to...
Sara can also help with: Pet walking, pet sitting
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Maddie B.


Washington, DC

$10-15/hr

Part Time Babysitter And Petsitter

I have had a cat since I was 12 and have a cat and a dog currently. I love all animals and have pet sit for dogs and cats in the past. I especially love animals that are interactive whether its playing outside or cuddling. My previous cat was very shy so I know how to approach the not so outgoing animal. In addition to my cat...
Maddie can also help with: Pet walking, pet transportation, pet sitting, administration of medicine

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Recent dog sitter reviews from local pet parents in Washington, DC

Christina S.

5.0

Christina is kind, thoughtful and dependable. I am so relieved knowing my kitties are in good hands with her.

- Kathryn L.

Marissa M.

5.0

Marissa dog sat Marley at our house for a long weekend and was fantastic! She is great with dogs! She is very reliable and attentive and picked up easily on our dog's preferences. We will definitely hire Marissa again.

- Mary R.

Kirby T.

5.0

Kirby was all around awesome! She was on-time and very easy to communicate with before our dog-sitting session, which really put me at ease. My dog took a liking to her quickly and when I picked him up later that day, I could tell he was in great spirits. I highly recommend Kirby.

- Emily A.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Dog Sitters in Washington, DC are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 60 reviews of the 194 listed dog sitters.