Dog Boarding in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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1. Brian

Workin' From Home, Givin' Bones

Northeast Washington, Washington, DC, 20017

Dog Boarding

23 repeat clients

"My dogs had a great time staying with Brian! He provided me with daily updates with a photo or video included, which was much appreciated! My boys were wel... (more)"

2. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

43 repeat clients

"I have a senior dog and our normal pet sitter whom my dog loved and was comfortable with moved away. I wanted to find someone within walking distance who wou... (more)"

3. Meredith

Experienced, reliable, & flexible!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

14 repeat clients

"A great sitter. Our dog liked being with Meredith's dogs and we were happy to have her in their house. Reliable and a great experience. Definitely recommended. (more)"

4. Tara

Home Full-Time & Animal Lover!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Tara watched my dog Oscar for 2 nights while I was out of town. She sent me daily pictures and took him to the dog park in Clarendon. He came home happy and ... (more)"

5. Alli

Big-hearted Family, Home Full-time!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

9 repeat clients

"Alli is fantastic! We left our PWD (Hudson) with her and her family for a little over a week. She provided daily updates with pictures and kept us in the loo... (more)"

6. Kelly

Outdoorsy, friendly couple from NZ

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Our experience with Kelly and Rachel was excellent. They are very caring and professional. They gave us regular updates about our little guy. I highly reco... (more)"

7. Thom

Benson's Puppy Play Pad

Arlington View, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

80 repeat clients

"Rocco had a great stay! Thom is an excellent care giver! He sent a pic so I could see Rocco was enjoying his time there! I will definitely go back to Thom in... (more)"

8. Truong

Reliable and Active Fur-Friend

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Truong and Baxter are wonderful hosts! Truong was extremely accommodating, sent us regular pictures and updates and clearly cared for our dog Clyde. We can... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Frank

Safe Eastern Market Vacation Spot

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

9 repeat clients

"Frank watched my dog Brooklyn for 17 days while I was traveling out of the country. I felt totally confident that Brooklyn was safe and happy while staying w... (more)"

10. Will

Self-taught dog massage therapist

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

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

2 repeat clients

"Will and Georgia are amazing humans and amazing dog watchers. JJ was definitely in the best of hands. They were great to be in contact with, asked the perfec... (more)"

11. Olga

Loving and caring

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Olga was great. Timely in meeting for pickup and dropoff. Kota seemed happy! (more)"

12. Linnea

Great running paths we can explore!

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Linnea took excellent care of Trumpet and ZigZag. She was flexible when scheduling the Meet & Greet as well as drop-off/pick-up times--even when our flight w... (more)"

Available this weekend
13. Mary

Experienced dog sitter and walker

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

4 repeat clients

"Wendell had a great time with Mary. She sent pictures of their long walks and play-time in the park. He was even a little sad to come home. Would definite... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
14. Kamila

Tender Loving Care in DC

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding

55 repeat clients

"Kamila was wonderful! She watched Miles for seven days, over Thanksgiving, and handled him really well, especially with other dogs in her house. We recommend... (more)"

15. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

43 repeat clients

"Archie had a great stay with Melinda! He settled in quickly and I loved getting the photos and text updates. Thanks so much, Melinda! Can't wait for the next... (more)"

16. Jennifer

Home full time near parks!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

8 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Jennifer. She did a great job watching Bentley and would send daily photos to let me know how he was doing. Her dog is also great and it w... (more)"

17. Halah

Dog lover & happy pup ❤️

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

Dog Boarding

"Halah is a great sitter. At first I was worried about her dog Gigi's energy around my 15 yr old puggle Wrinkles, but Halah was wonderful. Photos she sent sho... (more)"

18. Brittany

Home away from home- lots of love

Logan Circle, Washington Dc, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Brittany was great with Miller and he was so calm and happy upon his return home! She was great at coordinating with me and Miller's mom (not our strong suit... (more)"

19. Gloria

DuPont Circle home full-time

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Gloria was amazing! Deuce spent a few nights with her and I could tell that she took great care of him. She sent me plenty of adorable pictures and videos of... (more)"

20. Becca

Energetic yet laid back and loving

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

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

2 repeat clients

"Becca was amazing! Giving me great updates and treating my dog with so much care. He looked so calm and relaxed when I picked him up, it is all I could ask f... (more)"

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