Dog Boarding in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

16 repeat clients

"My dog Emma had once again a wonderful 2 weeks stay with Supon. It's the third time in few months that Supon is taking care of her and he is always fantastic... (more)"

2. Kelly

Outdoorsy, friendly couple from NZ

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Very dependable, reliable, mature. Kelly and Rachael are great people. My herding dog is very good but requires a lot of attention and I can tell he did very... (more)"

3. Thomas

A Dog's Man

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"It was our first time using Rover and we will definitely use Thomas again when we are in the DC area. Thomas was easy to communicate with, flexible with drop... (more)"

4. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

20 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)"

5. Melissa

Will work for puppy kisses!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Melissa was fabulous! Pictures of cuddle time, a run, a furry friend to hang out with. I would definitely book with Melissa again. (more)"

6. Cristina

Law Student Looking 4 Furry Friends

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

"Cristina is highly attentive, extremely responsive, and just about as sweet of a human being as you could ever meet. She was able to expertly manage our anxi... (more)"

7. Valerie


Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Valerie was fantastic, working with me to accommodate my work schedule to drop off my dog. Then when I was delayed on my return, she had no problems at all.... (more)"

8. Joseph

Lots of love, play and training!!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Joseph watched our 12-week-old puppy, Piper, while we went out of town — not an easy job! In a word, he was amazing. Joseph was responsive to my request. H... (more)"

9. Jason

Dog lovers with large yard for play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

21 repeat clients

"Tucker had a wonderful stay with Jason. Jason was so nice and accommodating for pick up and drop off. He and his family treated our dog like one of their own... (more)"

10. Truong

Active Dog Walker/Runner

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"I wish we could give more stars! We had such an amazing experience with Truong and Madeline! From the first message Truong was warm and welcoming, and I wa... (more)"

11. Haley

Life long dog owner/sitter/lover

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Haley was wonderful! I was so nervous to leave Eloise and she was extremely professional, reassuring and detail-oriented. She clearly is a dog lover and also... (more)"

12. Nova

I give some (paw)esome service.

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

1 repeat client

"Scott is a good sitter. He had my dog for three nights and Melo was comfortable. He sent me pictures and updates on how Melo was doin without me even asking.... (more)"

13. Paul

Dogs treated like royalty

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Paul and Amanda were amazing! They came to our rescue! Howie loved them and ny they had a blast with trips to the dog park. Ans he's conveniently located. ... (more)"

14. Alissa

Dog Loving Young Professional

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding

"Alissa went above and beyond of what I expect from a sitter. My dog apparently caught a stomach bug while staying with her, and so his first two days with Al... (more)"

15. Jonathan

We love dogs. Lots of time to play!

Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Jonathan was a great host - made the time for a meet and greet and asked questions to make sure Charlie would be well take care of while I was away. I got lo... (more)"

16. Elena

Work from home, fenced in yard!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Elena did a terrific job with our dog for a week. She stayed in constant communication, and we easily resolved minor issues that arose concerning our dog wa... (more)"

17. Caity

Loves all types of dogs!

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Caity was amazing with our pup. He was so happy and when he came home he was tired from all of his fun playtime. We will be using her again. (more)"

18. Lauren

DC Dog Lover Caring For Great Pups!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

5 repeat clients

"Lauren and Sean were fantastic! She sent tons of photos and in each one my girls looked very happy! We will definitely look to Lauren for any future travel. (more)"

19. Steven

Young energetic and loving of pets

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Our dogs had a great time with Steven and his wife! We really appreciated his flexibility with our schedule and the great photos of our dogs having fun and r... (more)"

20. Mackenzie

I am a want-to-be dog owner!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

"Mackenzie is a great choice to pet sit! I felt great leaving my pup with her bc she's a fewllow dog lover who treats them as her own. She was also so respons... (more)"

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Dog owners in Downtown, Washington, D.C., DC love booking dog boarding with sitters on Over 7,397 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking dog boarding can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book dog boarding with Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a dog sitter near you in Downtown.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Downtown dog sitter in seconds on If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Downtown, Washington, D.C., DC who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Downtown.

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