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1. Matthew

2 & 1/2 people seek 4 legged friend

Alexandria, VA, 22303

"I was worried and nervous leaving Lucy with a sitter this time, because it was our first time leaving her for over a week. However, Matthew’s thoughtfulness ... (more)"

Confirmed Labor Day Availability
2. Elizabeth

Doggy B&B with Mrs. B!

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

"Elizabeth has dogsat for me on many, many occasions. Her pup, Kaya, gets along with Dozer fabulously. Elizabeth loves each creature like it is her own. She a... (more)"

3. Alexis

Dog Sitting in Dog Town USA

Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria, VA, 22301

"Alexis and her husband were great doggie hosts! I got lots of pictures and they always responded quickly to my text. Henry seemed happy and well adjusted whe... (more)"

4. Reilly

Dog walker/sitter

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

About: Experienced dog walker and sitter. Living in Alexandria, Va. I have a German Shepherd who I adopted. Her name is Lexie. I have experience with la... (more)

Confirmed Labor Day Availability
5. Erin

Lots of Love for Your Dog (<30lbs)

Alexandria, VA, 22307

"Erin worked with us on a very late notice with very quick response. She posted pictures of our dog for us. Our dog was a handful but Erin and her dog handled... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Stephanie

A fun staycation for your pup!

Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA, 22206

"Stephanie is great. I've used her three times now and every time I've been satisfied. She's great with my dog and sends pictures. My dog always comes back in... (more)"

7. Robert

Robert and Jill

Long Branch Creek, Arlington, VA, 22206

"Rob and Jill were super gentle to my baby Lilly. They did a great job of keeping me posted with pictures and msgs on how Lilly was doing. She had fun playing... (more)"

8. Grace

Apartment dwelling animal lover :)

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

"Grace was awesome. She took amazing care of our pup while we were out of town. I have never left him with anyone but family before and I was nervous but Grac... (more)"

Confirmed Labor Day Availability
9. Sam

Old Town Host

Eisenhower East, Alexandria , VA, 22314

"Our dog stayed with Sam over the extended weekend and everything was great! Sam and her dog Cooper are very friendly and welcoming and did everything to make... (more)"

10. Jonathan

Your Dog+Our House=Peace of Mind

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

"Very good stay. He sent pictures every day; it looked like my dog got a lot of exercise. Very flexible on pick-up. Would definitely use again if needed. (more)"

11. Mary

Great dog lovers for your precious pet!

Alexandria, VA, 22303

"Mary was great and Max really enjoyed his stay with them. KC is a sweet dog and Max enjoyed the company and was very comfortable at Mary's house. I think M... (more)"

12. Daniel

Cozy, Quiet, and Safe Neighborhood

Southwest Quadrant, Alexandria, VA, 22314

"Great sitter! Highly recommend! Daniel took great care of my boston terrier, Molly, while we were away. We've used 4 other sitters in the past, and Daniel wa... (more)"

13. Loretta

The Red Woof Inn - Del Ray

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22301

" Molly's stay with Loretta was great! We did a meet up first and her pups were really friendly and got along with Molly very well. Her space was open and she... (more)"

14. Rachel

It takes three!

Northeast, Alexandria, VA, 22314

"Extremely kind, caring people. Sent me pictures to reassure me. You could tell my dog really enjoyed herself. (more)"

15. Amanda

2 dog lovers + 1 perfect playmate

King St Metro, Alexandria, VA, 22314

"Amanda is clearly a dog lover. I appreciated that she was flexible with setting up a time for our dogs to meet before my trip, which eased my mind. She was... (more)"

Available this weekend
16. Beth

Just like home!

Eisenhower East, Alexandria, VA, 22314

"Beth is honest and trustworthy. With out a doubt I trust her to take great care of Hannah and I trust her to respect my home. (more)"

17. Frentress

Responsible Pet Sitter

Anacostia, Washington DC, DC, 20032

About: Hello! I enjoy puppies and dogs of all ages. The playful the better. It keeps all young at heart. I love to entertain dogs with toys, outside play ... (more)

18. Sharifa

Can't wait to be friends with your dog!

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22301

"Sharifa has taken care of my 85-pound husky many times, and always does a great job. She is quick to respond to my requests for her services (whether or not ... (more)"

19. Jana

Jana G.'s Home

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22305

"Jana is a loving and wonderful person towards humans, as well as animals. She has taken care of my golden retriever and pomeranian in years past. She showed ... (more)"

20. Jill

Dog Vacation

Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria, VA, 22314

"Jill will do a great job of sitting your dog. Before my dog passed, Jill was an integral part of his care. He was a 110 pound German Shepard who demanded vi... (more)"

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Dog Boarding In Alexandria, VA

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Dog owners love Rover's Alexandria dog sitters. 356 owners have reviewed sitters in Alexandria, giving them an average rating of 4.95/5.


With twenty dog parks, five dog-friendly hiking trails, and three pet-friendly tours, you and Fido can kick your heels up - or paws - and enjoy Alexandria, Virginia from head to tail.

Spend a dog-day-afternoon cruising along with the Potomac Riverboat Company. Or, continue to slurp up some history and tour the grounds of Mount Vernon, home to George Washington -- and many, many dogs during the time the First President lived here. Ready for a little exercise? Spend a couple of hours at one of the many great dog parks in the city. For a little off-leash frolicking, try the Dog Run Park at Carlyle. Or sniff out some fun at the Beatley Library Dog Park. You'll find plenty of toys and can even get in a spirited game of tug-of-war.

Heading out of town and can't take your pal with you? Not to worry! Rover has plenty of dog boarding options available in and around Alexandria, VA! Our network of pet sitters and dog walkers can't wait to spend the day with your pet.

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