Dog Boarding in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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

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1. Natalie

Looking to meet all the pups! :)

Lyon Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Natalie was so great to have dogsit! She is a true animal lover and loved my hyperactive young dog like her own, which I very much appreciate. She sent pics ... (more)"

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2. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I had to go out of town at the last minute and looked on River since all of my usual dogsitter's were busy. After reading half a dozen profiles, I came acros... (more)"

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3. Betty

Your Small Dog Specialists

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

"Betty and Brandon took such great care of Buddy, and sent updates throughout! I am so thankful for finding them on Rover - they have the perfect setup at the... (more)"

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4. Danielle

Ability to work from home!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"Danielle was so great with my dog Shep! She sent me great photos throughout Shep's stay and he seems to have really enjoyed his weekend with her. She also ac... (more)"

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5. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Melinda is simply the best! Our little man is only comfortable with about 4 people on Earth, she is one of them. Melinda knows exactly what he needs and is ... (more)"

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6. Keri

Hill East dog sitting w/fence

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Keri was great! Rosie had an awesome time and was wiped out from all the activity! She sent photos and kept this helicopter puppy mom up to Daren would total... (more)"

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7. Meghan

When you're away, your dog can play

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

Dog Boarding

"Meghan is wonderful! She watched my dog, Dottie, for five days when I had to leave for a last-minute work trip. She stayed in contact and was flexible on dro... (more)"

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8. Amanda

Dogs are family here, spoiled in SW

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

Dog Boarding

"Amanda was PERFECT! I had to get up to New York very last minute due to a family emergency, and I requested a several night stay just the day before. Amanda ... (more)"

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9. Becca & Ryan

Lifelong dog owners; works at home

Capitol Hill, WASHINGTON, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

"Silvio had a great stay with Becca and Ryan! They were super flexible with my pickup/dropoff schedule and gave me regular updates throughout his stay. Silvio... (more)"

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10. Gentry

Your dog will never be lonely!!

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

Dog Boarding

"My pup had such a great time with Gentry! He was a little sick when I dropped him off but she was still happy to take care of him and give him his medicine. ... (more)"

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11. Amanda

Cap Hill, Fenced Yard, Friendly Pup

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"How do I even start to sing the praises of Amanda and her pooch Lilly. OMG they were so wonderful. Amanda was very accommodating and at the meet and greet. M... (more)"

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12. Meredith & Nicholas

Experienced, Flexible, and Fun!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"Meredith and Nick were great. Tanner was happy and relaxed with them. They were able to accommodate me when I poorly miscalculated my schedule. I will recomm... (more)"

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13. Janine

I love my babies!

Shaw, WASH, DC, 20001

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

"Janine took great care of Zuzu while I was traveling for work - she sent lots of photos even for a short stay, so I knew everything was going well! Pick up a... (more)"

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14. Anna

Proven fun for dogs

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Anna has practical experience of caring for dogs of all ages, including puppies. She is a responsible and honest young lady who sees fun in all dogs and will... (more)"

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15. Ann

Ann's Capitol Hill Bed & Bichon

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

"Leaving our dog with Ann was a good experience. She was thorough--asking good questions and getting paperwork to ensure she knew what was needed. She was fle... (more)"

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16. Lauren

Loving home with lots of attention

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Lauren is awesome! This was the first time we left our dog with an overnight sitter so we were nervous doggie parents. Lauren sent lots of pictures and updat... (more)"

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17. Abigail

flexible schedule, outdoor space!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

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

"Abigail was great. Easy to work with when setting up the stay; made time to meet Nicco beforehand; provided updates regularly; and, seemed to get along grea... (more)"

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18. Emily

Emily's NW DC Home away from Home

Northwest Washington, Northwest Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Emily was so great with Stella! She was responsive and took great care of her. Stella was very happy and exhausted when i picked her up. Will definitely book... (more)"

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19. Olga

Loving and caring

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Olga was absolutely wonderful looking after Lily! Lily stayed with her for a week and Olga kept me up to date all the time, sent me pictures, Lily had a grea... (more)"

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20. Jillian

Two dog lovers, one great deal!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20004

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Jillian was an amazing sitter for my dog, Moo! From the moment we did the meet and greet, throughout Moo's stay with her, Jillian was caring and attentive. I... (more)"

Dog owners in Downtown, Washington, D.C., DC love booking dog boarding with sitters on Rover.com. 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 Rover.com. 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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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Downtown, Washington, D.C. donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Washington, D.C..

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