Enjoy DC cherry blossoms while caring for my sweet senior cocker

Alexandria, VA, US
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Hello, DC has been home since 2001. I travel frequently for work and pleasure and as my dog is more comfortable staying in the comfort of his home rather than at a dog sitter's, I am looking for a responsible dog sitter (or a couple) to

Home & location

I live in Alexandria, VA which is 5 miles from DC. I live in a historic community with plenty of charm and 132 landscaped and wooded acres and is extremely pet friendly. Alexandria is a great place to stay as there's easy access to

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  • Sitters need a car


Charly is a happy, people-loving senior dog who is doesn't hear or see very well. He is 15 going on 16. He sometimes experiences lower disc/ back pain so the sitter must be able to carry him one flight of stairs if necessary although this

Meet the pets

  • Charly

    English Cocker Spaniel

    15 years

Sitter feedback (18)


I had a great time hanging out with Charly. He's a very sweet and affectionate dog. He made a great companion while I enjoyed some sights in DC. Christina

Stayed · 15 Feb - 24 Feb 2020

We had a wonderful sit at Christina's house. Christina was great with communication, left us detailed instructions for Charly, and has a wonderful home in a

Stayed · 18 Jan - 26 Jan 2020

Another wonderful sit with sweet Charly! Christina was kind enough to allow our son, who was home on break from graduate school, to join us for a week long

Stayed · 30 Dec 2019 - 06 Jan 2020

What a perfect DC get-a-way with Charly! I highly recommend house sitting for Christina. She is a consistent communicator and welcomed me warmly into her

Stayed · 12 Oct - 20 Oct 2019
Rebecca Davis

Had a great experience housesitting for Christina and spending time with her sweet pup Charly! High recommend!

Stayed · 26 Sep - 30 Sep 2019

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