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Dog Boarding in Alexandria

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1. Shelby

Alexandria Duke Dog Boarding

Alexandria, VA, 22303

Dog Boarding

"Shelby and her husband were very flexible and kept me updated with awesome pictures every day. I could check in any time and Shelby was always quick to respo... (more)"

2. Breanna

Their home away from home!

alexandria, VA, 22306

Dog Boarding

"If I could give Breanna and Brian 10 stars, I would. They are the sweetest people, and my dog had an absolute BLAST with them. When I came to pick him up, he... (more)"

3. Brian

Workin' From Home, Givin' Bones

Fort Washington, MD, 20744

Dog Boarding

"Brian was absolutely fantastic, I award him all the stars. He was totally able to deal with my elderly dog who was having a flare up of health issues right b... (more)"

4. Karen

A True Dog Resort w/Full-Time Care

Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding

"Karen and Family are the best! I felt completely at ease leaving Roxy with them.... Karen sent me several pictures of Roxy with a big smile on her face, she ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
5. Kayleene

Very Experienced-Large Fenced Yard!

Alexandria, VA, 22303

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Kayleene was amazing and her service is superb. My dog had an amazing time and she sent me pictures every day. She also makes homemade treats that my dog lov... (more)"

6. Tereza

Lots of playing and cuddles.

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22301

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I almost did not want to review Tereza and her family because I wanted her to all myself, she is THAT wonderful. Then I felt bad because Tereza and her kids ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
7. Kate

Dog & cat lover, rescue experienced

North Ridge-Rosemont, ALEXANDRIA, VA, 22302

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Kate took great care of Otto for the weekend - he was able to go to the dog park, play with her pup Penny and overall was taken great care of! (more)"

8. Stephanie

Home Full-time - Love to Run!

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Stephanie was awesome! I got really lucky that she was available to take my pup pretty last minute for 1 night over the holiday weekend. She was very respons... (more)"

9. Amy

Relaxed and Happy Dogs

Alexandria West, Alexandria, VA, 22302

Dog Boarding

"Amy recently watched our greyhound Luna for an extended weekend. As with our first booking with Amy, we had a wonderful experience and Luna was well taken ca... (more)"

10. Claire

Snuggle, eat, play, snooze, repeat.

Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding

"Clare was attentive, understanding, and flexible. I got lots of pictures of my little guy while I was gone, and I trusted that he was in good hands! I didn’t... (more)"

11. Melissa

I am your dog's favorite Auntie!

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22305

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"This was our first time leaving Cedar so we were neurotic pet parents and Cedar had her little quirks but Melissa did an AMAZING job making all of us happy a... (more)"

12. Kelsey

Large fenced yard w/sweet playmate

Alexandria, VA, 22307

Dog Boarding

"Remy had a great time with Kelsey, her husband, and Puck! We received adorable photo updates and Kelsey was always quick to respond when we checked in. Remy... (more)"

13. Jessica

I treat all dogs like my own!

Eisenhower East, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was very loving towards our dog, Buddy, and very communicative during the week she took care of him. Her dog, Charlie, got along well with ours, too... (more)"

14. Michael & Erin

Home all day except 10 am to 2 pm

Alexandria, VA, 22307

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"My 10-month old Luna had the privilege of staying with Michael and Erin this past weekend and they were GREAT!! I can't say enough about how accommodating M... (more)"

15. Allison

Del Ray Getaway

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22305

Dog Boarding

"Allison is a great choice to watch your four legged friend!! She is super nice, flexible and easy to coordinate with. If you are looking for a reliable dog-s... (more)"

16. Tracey

Cavaliers and other small pups

Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding

"Artichoke had a great time with Tracey and her Cavalier, Lucca - they got along great and we were treated to lots of great photos of the dogs zooming around.... (more)"

17. Cheryl

love taking long dog walks

Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Cheryl is a great dogsitter! She was warm, loving, affectionate and attentive with our fur baby. Coco LOVED staying with her at her home this past week. Cher... (more)"

18. Ashley

Dog's best friend

Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Another great experience with Ashley! We’ve booked Ashley before for dog walking services and this time we booked her to stay at our house and watch our dog.... (more)"

19. Kristen

Will work for licks.

Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Dog Boarding

"Kristen was our first dog sitter, and we couldn't have had a better experience. She was prompt in responding to our request, and maintained communication dur... (more)"

20. Chelsea

Puppy Approved

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22301

Dog Boarding

"Chelsea was amazing. She treated beans like part of the family and it was obvious he enjoyed his stay. You can tell she has a genuine love for animals. (more)"


Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Alexandria, VA dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Alexandria, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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The price of dog boarding in Alexandria, VA might not be as much as you thought. Whatever your price range, you'll find a dog sitter on Rover for almost any budget. Interested in finding out what the typical Rover dog sitter expects as a dog boarding fee? Visit our average dog boarding rates report to see the general fees before checking out an individual dog sitter's hourly rates.

In short, when you book Alexandria dog boarding on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get to relax, knowing that your pet is in good hands.

What if you're a dog lover who's looking for dog boarding jobs? You'll want to check out our information about how to become a dog sitter on Rover. We're always excited to add new dog sitters to our dog boarding service, and our application process makes it simple to get your own dog boarding business up and running. When you become a Rover dog sitter, you benefit from great features including premium pet insurance, a third party background check, and our cashless payment feature for ease and peace of mind. Why not apply today?

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1) Browse Sitters

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.