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Browse these house watching services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Washington.

  • 4 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Allison M.
Verified review

Irma and Lauren were lovely, communicative and hard working. They did a great job in my house and I would absolutely hire them again in the future.

Dream Clean
from 54 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Rick M.
Verified review

Jeanie arrived on time. Did a thorough clean & left our house clean & ready for the holidays. Absolutely good value for what she charged.

Waggy Walkys
from 42 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Kim J.
Verified review

This company has been horrible. The first assigned sitter canceled for personal reasons. Fine, life happens. Not a big deal. Second sitter comes, she seems fearful of big dogs. Third assigned sitter has been M.I.A. She is supposed to be at my house watching my dogs right now. The company's response is "we don't have a status update right now. " Why am I paying almost 90.00 per night ?!?

KG Yardworx LLC
from 33 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Edward M.
Verified review

Great company, recommend highly! Shown are a few pics of some of the work done around my house. 28 ton of rock plus much more in just 2 days. Have used them on many other occasions and never been disappointed.

La Pet Care & Dog Training
from 24 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Georgia S.
Verified review

Jenny is so professional, and her love for animals is obvious!! She came over on short notice, was punctual and caring with my 3 little rescue dogs. She will be house/pet sitting for us for a weekend as well as when we are away on our 10 day vacation. We are so glad that we have found her!!! For us and for the canine members of the family, it is peace of mind knowing that they are in such capable and loving hands!!

  • 20 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen R.
Verified review

Crissi has been taking care of my cats (and watching my house!) whenever I go away for many years now. With her knowledge, overall capability and degree of integrity, I am able to relax and enjoy my vacation, knowing all will be taken care of. I rely completely on Crissi for pet sitting and can recommend her without hesitation.

Cupid Pets
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Yvonne J.
Verified review

Love them! We already used them twice and are very happy with the service they are providing while we are on vacation. Love to find the notes of how our cat Tigger was doing every day and how he responded to someone coming into our house. It has taken all the anxiety out of him when we travel as he knows he gets to stay in his home and will be taken care of. I also like that Cupid Pets will check on the house (mail, plants, trash) if needed and I found everything in good shape when we came back home. I highly recommend their service and I find their rated very reasonable for the love and care they give our cat.

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Social Tailwaggers, LLC
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Happy B.
Verified review

Jodie has been fantastic with the information and training she provides. She is very organized with her puppy classes and provides additional information on puppy care at the end of each class. She also came to our home for an individual training session and was very insightful and helpful with tips on house training and providing tips on our puppy setup, schedule, and obedience training. She has been very helpful and is clearly very experienced.

Kim's Petsitting
from 15 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Chantelle W.
Verified review

Kim is very professional and sweet, she took care of my kitty cat and chinchilla while we were away for our wedding. I have an incredibly needy cat but he wasn't super desperate when we got home so I could tell he had enough attention. We then used Kim to check on the house and chinchilla while away for our honeymoon. I usually worry a lot about my animals and can get a bit anxious but she was very understanding and I felt relieved to have her with them. I left my cat at a friend's house for our honeymoon but I think if we go on another long trip I will just ask Kim to come back. She has even brought in packages for us and made an extra stop to turn off my ridiculous house alarm so the beeping noise wouldn't bother my chinchilla. Highly recommend. (Oh and she is one of the only pet sitters we have had who isn't scared of the chinchilla. I can tell she is a real animal lover)

Debbie's critter sitters
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Donna J.
Verified review

Care for two indoor cats and two caged parakeets for a weekend This was the first time that we have used Debbie and this was the first time that these pets have been left since we got them four years ago We had a previous pet sitter experience a couple of years ago that was not good at all so we were hesitant about needing the service again.Debbie responded to our request very promptly on thumbtack and arranged for a meeting with us to discuss what we needed.she was very willing and eager and understanding with all of our requests. When we arrived home we were definitely not disappointed. Debbie exceeded our expectations. She was in touch with us via text message during the weekend each time that she came to the house to give us an update which we very much appreciated. When we arrived home we found the areas vacuumed the trash had been disposed of and everything was in order. She also had provided us with a very cute daily journal of each of her visits and more details as to what the pets were doing each time and how much they had eaten. Debbie even took care of refilling food containers on our front porch that we leave for the feral cats in the neighborhood. We would not hesitate to ask her back again to care for our pets and we highly recommend her to anyone in need of pet services. We have told Debbie that she could give our name and contact information to anyone who needed a reference

from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Luz R.
Verified review

I had a personal dog trainer named Kevin give my dog lessons. What I loved was that I saw results immediately and that he wasn't only patient with my dog whose a Pitbull but he was also really patient with myself. He taught me many things that came in hand. It's also very cheap and they come to your house if you don't have the time to take your dog to where they are. Thank you, I'm very greatful for you guys. I would recommend FourDogLovers to anyone in need of a few training lessons to better their dog.

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
John & Valerie K.
Verified review

How do we love Melina? Let us count the ways! I don't often write long reviews like this, but she is worth it and we think every family with pets should have someone like Melina. First of all - we want the world to know about her! She truly cares about our pets, booking her is super convenient, and her service goes beyond pet care. She looks out for our house and plants, loads the sheets in the washer when she leaves, and manages the trash bins if we're away on trash pick-up days. The last time she was here, she took the kitchen trash out for us. We have a dog door and fenced yard, and she even picked up after the dogs the last time she was here (totally not a requirement for us!). She doesn't complain if our cat has an accident, and she's never charged us more for the little extras. We have 2 large dogs and a cat, and she always asks questions if she notices something is amiss. My husband and I tend to be last minute planners (we do the best we can, and I don't recommend it!), but have never once had an issue booking Melina when we're in a bind - that's because even when she's got a full schedule, she does what she can to work around her other commitments to fit us in. We've actually only met her in person one time for the initial meeting a couple of years ago. She makes it super easy, by being extremely responsive and using common and current technology - text message, email, Thumbtack, spreadsheets, and Venmo. She doesn't mind when I send long email updates or send a spreadsheet if we need to coordinate due to one or two-week long trips. She always sends an update and photos of the pets every time she arrives and leaves. Finally, she didn't originally have a frequency discount, but when we asked about it, she created one for us. Melina is a rockstar and comes highly recommended from a grateful pet family! Thank you so much, Melina!

Sweet Property Services
from 8 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Christina G.
Verified review

Ken is a super nice guy we were totally comfortable with being in our house and has a ton of experience (30 something years?). He caught some stuff the home inspector our buyers hired didn’t even note and figured out one of our repair requests wasn’t actually necessary. Their inspector said some copper pipes were corroded when they really just needed a good cleaning!!! I had trouble finding someone for my little list of stuff to accomplish after our home inspection. It seemed like folks didn’t want to waste their time with a couple of little projects in their busy season, but Ken made time for us and exceeded our expectations. We will likely be hiring him again down the road after we move!

Grams Helping Hand
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Becca L.
Verified review

She did an amazing job! I just bought a home that sat vacant for months and was filled with bugs, dust etc. Not only was the house left spotless but the windows and window sills look brand new! Some were almost black with dirt and grime. She responded immediately and was able to come out with 2 days! Will rehire in the future. Highly recommend!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Whiskey D.
Verified review

We have been with Spoiled Paws for almost 9 years now. It is worth having her stop by the house to let my dog out and enjoy the sun for some time during the day. Caroline does a great job with our dog.

Pet Care
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Gary J.
Verified review

Candice was wonderful with my two large Macaws and I will hire her without hesitation the next time I need someone to house sit and take care of my pets. Gary Downey

Doggie Club
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Elana N.
Verified review

Brandon watched our dog and cats and was fantastic! They absolutely loved him and we felt really good about leaving them in his care. He took care of the animals and our house like his own. Would definitely use him again!

Jordan U.
Verified review

My dog LOVES Jessica. She's watched him many times and he never is frightened to be left at her place (or left at my apt with her watching). She's a friend to all animals and hiring her would be a great decision. A+!

Richard's House Sitting

New To Thumbtack


    I will take care of your house while you're away. I will make sure that your house is safe and clean. I will treat your home like it were mine.


    Do you need someone to watch the fort? Keep it warm and turn lights on? I will feed your pet, do light housework and keep your property safe.

    Kyles House Sitting

    New To Thumbtack


      I love to house sit or pet sit for anyone interested. I have four cats of my own and love animals. I'm a responsible person who just wants to get some money to save for college.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is house sitting?

      A house sitter watches your house while you are away for work or vacation, or if you have to be away for an extended period. House sitters can also provide pet-sitting services, staying in your home and caring for your pet while you are away. The house sitter can say overnight in your home while you’re gone, or stop by once a day to ensure everything is in order if your pet doesn’t need overnight supervision. Reptiles and most cats are just fine with daily visits and feeding.

      House sitting provides major advantages to the homeowner. A regular presence in your house deters break-ins and theft. Home safety issues such as water leaks get noticed and dealt with right away, so you don’t come home to big problems. A house sitter can bring in your mail daily, care for your houseplants, and provide home safety and peace of mind.

      How do I find a reliable house sitter?

      House sitting can help keep your home safe and well cared for so you can be worry-free while you’re away for work or play. There are several steps you can take to make sure you hire a trustworthy house sitter and do your part to be a responsible host. One of the best ways to ensure a safe home is to hire a professional house sitter. Here are some key points to look for when hiring a house sitter:

      • Reviews and referrals: When searching for a house sitter, always read reviews. Previous experiences will indicate how the house sitter will care for your home while you’re away.
      • Contract: Sign a clearly written contract outlining services to be provided (e.g., mail in each day by 5 p.m.), the daily rate you are paying, and how long the services will be provided. You can also include any agreed-upon house rules in the written contract.
      • Your part: Leave important phone numbers (vet, emergency contact, etc.) and information on where to find emergency items like the circuit breaker and the fire extinguisher, and have a credit card on file with the veterinarian in case of emergencies if the house sitter is watching your pets.

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