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244 pet sitters are listed in Washington, DC

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

The average experience for nearby pet sitters is 3 years

Pet sitters in Washington, DC

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Christina S.


Washington, DC

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

5.0

(27)

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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: Administration of medicine, Daily feeding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Christina is kind, thoughtful and dependable. I am so relieved knowing my kitties are in good hands with her.

Reviewed by Kathryn L.

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Prapawee A.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Walking/sitting

5.0

(1)

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- Deliver pet care for small and large dog breeds, including daily exercise, feeding an emotional support during owners's absent. - Ensure appropriate food and water levels for pet during visits and delivered play and companionship to reduce anxiety emotional distress.
Prapawee can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Great communicator. Professional and timely. Did a great job taking care of our senior dog.

Reviewed by Care member

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Karen T.


Washington, DC

$20-35/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am a nursing student looking for occasional jobs that are short shifts (long if need be). I have experience in pet sitting, walking and transportation. I also have two dogs of my own! I love animals. I worked at a Banfield Pet Hospital for almost a year and encountered many different pets.
Karen can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
I recently had the pleasure of entrusting my cat to Karen's care while I was away for a weekend. I cannot express enough how grateful I am to have found such a reliable and attentive pet sitter like...

Reviewed by Care member

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Jordan C.


Washington, DC

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Walking, Hiking, And Care For All Animals!

5.0

(1)

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I believe that animals make us better people when they show us the meaning of unconditional love and unwavering companionship. 20+ years of pet care experience. We love the animals that we care for. House sitting also available with references :) I have experience caring for and training the rowdiest, most active dogs as well...
Jordan can also help with: Grooming, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Dog training, Daily feeding, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jordan was so good with my pup Max! Max is a high energy pit mix, and Jordan provided the perfect amount of structure and exercise for him. Whenever I came home after Max spent time with Jordan, I could tell...

Reviewed by Care member

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Samantha M.


Washington, DC

$17-45/hr9 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Care

5.0

(2)

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Nothing brings me more joy than spending time with animals. Growing up I had everything from dogs and cats to birds and guinea pigs. I have over 10 years of professional experience as a certified dog trainer, veterinary assistant, and pet sitter. When your pet is under my care I ensure they are treated with the utmost respect,...
Samantha can also help with: Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet walking, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Samantha is amazing! Her level of compassion and care is out of this world. She is so knowledgeable about dog behavior and knows how to make my pup wag away! Will definitely hire again!!

Reviewed by Care member

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Kevin H.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr2 yrs exp

Dog Sitter

5.0

(2)

Background Check

I have had a few pets myself & I love dogs & cats. If you need any extra assistance with your dog or cat please feel free to reach out!
Kevin can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Our dog LOVES Kevin. He is caring, gentle, and playful. Kevin always shows up and communicates well. He is our go to every time.

Reviewed by Care member

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Gulliver H. H.


Washington, DC

$17-25/hr10 yrs exp

A Through And Through Pet Friend And Sitter!

5.0

(9)

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I have 10 years of experience of taking care of animals mostly dogs and cats. I find both I and animals are drawn to each other. It's a pleasure getting to know all these great animals over the years. They truly become good friends of mine . I'm very flexible and responsive to owners needs. You should be never in doubt how much...
Gulliver H. can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Our dog Diego just loves Gulliver. So fun to see their interaction!

Reviewed by Amber B.

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Mary O.


Washington, DC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Very Experienced Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have extensive experience and a lifelong passion for working with animals. I currently have two dogs and one cat of my own. I worked as a veterinary assistant and kennel attendant in an animal hospital for four years. I have also worked as an animal control officer, and have fostered and adopted out 300+ dogs and cats over...
Mary can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Dog training, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Maree is everything you could want from a babysitter, nanny, and pet sitter. We can't say enough good things about her. She became family in a short time, our kids adored her and were always so excited to be...

Reviewed by Jake N.

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Beverly H.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Experienced Pet And House Sitter, Life-long Animal Lover

5.0

(1)

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I grew up with cats and dogs in my family, and have been avid animal lover from a young age. During college I pet/house sat for my advisor and his two dogs and friendly cat. I currently live in a home with two cats, whom I adore. Happy to provide references upon request!
Beverly can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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Sydney K.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hello, My name is Sydney. I've grown up with pets. My parents are veterinarians so I've had just about every animal. I spent the summer in Houston doing an internship and spent two weeks dog and house sitting. I really enjoyed that experience and would like to continue to watch people's pets.
Sydney can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Sonia G.


Washington, DC

$18-27/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi there! Are you looking for a reliable, trustworthy and energetic dog walker? You found her!! Im mature, responsible and loving. Fun and outdoorsy, your dogs will be kept safe, tired and happy with me. I do dog walking or sitting at your home. I have a playful 1year old bulldog mix at home who I love to take for runs, on...
Sonia can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Emma P.


Washington, DC

$15-50/hr6 yrs exp

Overnights, Walks, And Weekends!

5.0

(4)

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Young professional living in Capitol Hill looking for pet sitting gigs. Grew up with dogs and cats! Love all animals and can handle tough pets. I am willing to do overnights in your home! I have watched various pets across the city. I have a great and consistent track record - check out my reviews! :) My skills include long...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Emma was wonderful taking care of my cats Ophelia and Khloe! Plus she was great with my sisters 3 dogs and Cat. I would highly recommend her!

Reviewed by Melissa C.

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Chyna M.


Washington, DC

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Your Fur Baby Is My Fur Baby, Too!

5.0

(2)

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Hi! Thanks for stopping by - my name is Chyna. I've had pets all of my life and began dog sitting at age 10. Now 31, with four daughters, two dogs and a bunny, we're a full house but always looking to play with, care for and love on other pets! Since I home school, we are around most of the day. I will be able to provide around...
Chyna can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Chyna is the best of the best! I needed pet care for my two cats while I was away on a 3 week trip. I had originally planned to drop them off at a boarding facility but the boarding facility cancelled my...

Reviewed by Sasha W.

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Bridget M.


Washington, DC

$15-17/hr3 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I am an animal lover, currently living with two dogs and two cats of my own. I have experience caring for pets as well as house sitting. I have provided overnight care for families along with other jobs just walking and feeding pets a few times a day while families are on vacation.
Bridget can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Kristin H.


Washington, DC

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I have a son who is a freshman & an English bulldog who is 2 years old whom I both adore :) I've had pets my entire life including turtles, dogs, cats, birds, hermit crabs, beta fish. I am open to boarding , walking and sitting. I currently run my own small business which gives me flexibility with my schedule. I live in NE...
Kristin can also help with: Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
I traveled heavily this year over the summer months for work. Kristin did such an amazing job house sitting and watching over my 11yr old godson, who for the most part can care for himself during my hours of...

Reviewed by Care member

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Marissa M.


Washington, DC

$8-50/hr

Dog Sitter And Walker

5.0

(1)

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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

Recent review:

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...

Reviewed by Mary R.

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Caroline B.


Washington, DC

$16-21/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have a newly flexible work schedule and am looking to help out with walking and dog-sitting for DC area dogs. I have an amazingly silly and lovable greyhound of my own and have extensive dog care experience, especially with Greyhounds and Italian Greyhounds
Caroline can also help with: Pet walking
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Erika P.


Washington, DC

$15-50/hr3 yrs exp

Fun Pet sitter!

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am a pet lover and I currently have my 1-year-old cat named Beans. I also had a dog in my home country called Mashed Potato. Here in the US I helped a few families with their pets and I would love to keep doing the same! Please share your pets needs and I will do my best to keep them loved and healthy!
Erika can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Leah K.


Washington, DC

$13-18/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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Hi! I'm Leah, and I've been pet sitting for six years. My mother is a veterinarian, so I have specialized in sitting for special needs/ill/elderly animals. Comfortable giving fluids, injections, medications, and familiar with the ins and outs of sick pet life.
Leah can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Alicia C.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Tutoring, Babysitting, Pet Sitting

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Hi, my name is Alicia. I graduated with my Bachelor's Degree in History with a minor in Social Work in 2021 and am now pursuing my Master's in Social Work. My passion for education and love of children has enabled me to successfully tutor children in English and History since 2018 both virtually and in person. I am also...
Alicia can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Josie G.


Washington, DC

$16-17/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Sitting/Baby Sitter

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I provide dog sitting in your own home. I love dogs of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming. I have had many dogs over the past decade and enjoy their company. I treat animals if there were my own. I can also provide dog walking. I work as a freelance costume designer and stitcher for various theatre...
Josie can also help with: Boarding, Dog training, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Maibelin M.


Washington, DC

$16-21/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Sitting!

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Hello there! I'm totally available and in the area. I love taking care of dogs and cats, I have some years of experience. I consider myself a patient, fun, active person who enjoys going for walks and outdoor activities. I will adapt as best as possible to the needs of your pet and he/she will receive a lot of love! Happy to...
Maibelin can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Rachel S.


Washington, DC

$15-20/hr3 yrs exp

Looking To Pet Sit!

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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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Isabella M.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr1 yrs exp

Student Available For Occasional Sittings On Weekends And Weekday Evenings!

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I looked after toddler/school aged kids prior to college and have watched many dogs (puppy - elderly) and cats.
Isabella can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Jason G.


Washington, DC

$35-45/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Sitting Or Short-term Boarding

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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: Boarding, Pet sitting
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Kalizya H.


Washington, DC

$50/hr4 yrs exp

House Sitting And Pet Care Professional

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Seeking: House sitting and or Pet sitting ready to find the right situation. Status: Married Family: Mother of 2 About Me: Hello! I'm a responsible and caring individual with a loving family of my own, I understand the importance of a safe and well-kept household as well as well cared for pets. Experience: While I...
Kalizya can also help with: Daily feeding, Pet transportation, Grooming, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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Casey S.


Washington, DC

$14-25/hr

Young Professional Seeking Dog/Cat Sitting

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I have my own sweet pup, Theo, and absolutely love animals! I live downtown and have some extra time on my hands. I'd be happy to help walk your dog or care for your pets while you're away. I know the comfort in knowing your animals are safe and happy!
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Celia H.


Washington, DC

$17-25/hr5 yrs exp

Dog/Cat Sitting

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I absolutely love pets and have worked for a dog sitting service on Capitol Hill. I have done overnights, puppy play and have 5+ years of experience. I am a huge pet lover and would love to help out when needed!
Celia can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Michaela F.


Washington, DC

$17-22/hr5 yrs exp

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I would love to care for you pet! I am proud to have worked in pet sitting for 5 years with many repeat customers. I can provide multiple references. I send photos, messages and updates multiple times a day. I respect rules, preferences and boundaries. I am vaccinated and will follow all COVID guidelines. I always leave the home...
Michaela can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine

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I have such a big love for all dogs, both big and small! I have had a dog of my own for 13 years who I have taken care of several times. I would be more than willing to dog sit or dog walk!
Angelina can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

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Recent pet 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.

Prapawee A.

5.0

Great communicator. Professional and timely. Did a great job taking care of our senior dog.

- Care member

Karen T.

5.0

I recently had the pleasure of entrusting my cat to Karen's care while I was away for a weekend. I cannot express enough how grateful I am to have found such a reliable and attentive pet sitter like Karen. From the moment I contacted Karen, she displayed a genuine interest in my cat's well-being...

- Care member

Jordan C.

5.0

Jordan was so good with my pup Max! Max is a high energy pit mix, and Jordan provided the perfect amount of structure and exercise for him. Whenever I came home after Max spent time with Jordan, I could tell how happy and fulfilled he was. I could not recommend Jordan enough!!

- Care member

Samantha M.

5.0

Samantha is amazing! Her level of compassion and care is out of this world. She is so knowledgeable about dog behavior and knows how to make my pup wag away! Will definitely hire again!!

- Care member

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Pet Sitters in Washington, DC are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 61 reviews of the 244 listed pet sitters.