Dog Boarding in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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1. Benise

Home away from home <3

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

2 repeat clients

"Benise was wonderful with my senior pup, Ty! She was great with oral medication, and special food! When Benise dropped Ty off, Ty was sad to see her leave!! ... (more)"

2. Alyssa

Your dogs home away from home!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20004

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"We are so grateful. The dogs had a great time and we really appreciate how flexible she was with us. We will definitely be using her in the future. (more)"

3. Ashley H. & Brian

Home Full-Time/Near DCA/Army Vet

Colonial Village, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Ashley and Brian were fantastic sitters for my dog! My dog was very energetic and they took care to bring her to the dog park multiple times a day and she lo... (more)"

4. Tawny

Responsible D.C. Dogsitter

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

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

3 repeat clients

"Tawny & John were a joy to work with!!! Thank you so much. I just moved into town a week ago. Then I was informed I need to travel out of state and had to fi... (more)"

5. Alli

Big-hearted Family, Home Full-time!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

9 repeat clients

"Alli and her family were wonderful! Our dog came home tired and happy - sure signs of a fun stay. The resident dog, Duke, was super friendly and immediately ... (more)"

6. Emily

Home full-time

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

"My pup Liko had an amazing time with Emily and Mike! They both accommodates Liko's personality and schedule perfectly and Liko came home happy and wondering ... (more)"

7. Zach

Fun Beagle, Human Included

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

31 repeat clients

"We loved Zach! He took the time to set up an intro visit for us and his dog, Annie which was great. He was totally flexible with drop off and pick up, and wa... (more)"

8. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

45 repeat clients

"This was my second time with Supon, and first time as an overnight stay. And again, Supon was great! He sent regular updates with photos and was very quick t... (more)"

9. Marla

Full-time weekends, Rock Creek Park

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Marla was awesome with Spartacus. He had a great time, and I appreciated the photos and updates immensely. Strongly recommend! (more)"

10. Daniel

I work from home and love dogs!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Daniel was super flexible and easy to coordinate with. When he watched Tessa, I could tell that he treated her like she was his own. She looked so comfy curl... (more)"

11. Jennifer

Spacious apt with rooftop dog park

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

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

3 repeat clients

"Jennifer was amazing with our pup! She welcomed us to come over for a little meet and greet in advance, was easy to work with on drop-offs and pickups, and s... (more)"

12. Darin

Give your pet a nice getaway!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"I wanted to send a quick message to let you know how pleased I was with Darin. He really showed great concern and care for my 2 dogs and was very descriptive... (more)"

13. Francis

Your Dog's Next Best Friend!

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

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

1 repeat client

"My dogs had a GREAT time! They played with Arya a lot and got a lot of exercise. Normally they are sad when I'm gone, but I could tell they weren't -- when I... (more)"

14. Danny

Attention to Give!!!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

16 repeat clients

"Scout loves staying with Danny! He's been an amazing sitter and super responsive and reliable. Not to mention his place is super convenient to my place as we... (more)"

15. Anna

Home part-time w/ 1 lrg & 1 sml dog

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Thank you for your flexibility! I had to make a last minute trip for 10 days to attend a funeral and Anna was very accommodating. I received regular photos ... (more)"

16. Rachael

Cozy NE Getaway

Northeast Washington, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

24 repeat clients

"Rachel was great! She took really good care of Butters and sent us cute pictures and videos of her. Butters was a very happy dog when my husband picked her u... (more)"

17. Becca & Ryan

Lifelong dog owners; works at home

Capitol Hill, WASHINGTON, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Marco had a great time with Becca and Ryan! We got lots of pics of all the fun he was having on hikes and at the dog park. (more)"

18. Ansley

I fall in love with every dog I see

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20037

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

2 repeat clients

"Ansley is the best! Rowdy is always excited to see her. She is very communicative and flexible with scheduling. We particularly appreciate the effort she pu... (more)"

19. Meghan

Experienced sitter, home full-time

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Meghan took such fantastic care of Porter! She was super responsive when booking, sent me great photos of updates during Porter’s stay, and I never doubted h... (more)"

20. Matthew + Corinne

Reliable, Punctual, Dapper

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

3 repeat clients

"Matthew and Corinne were great with my dog Bandit. I got pictures and updates each day and he was sad to see them go when the stay was over. They were extrem... (more)"

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