Dog Boarding in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

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

1. Alli

Big-hearted Family, Home Full-time!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

8 repeat clients

"Alli takes great care of my dog Tallulah - her whole family including her dog Duke are very welcoming! This was Tallulah's second time staying with Alli -and... (more)"

2. Nova

I give some (paw)esome service.

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

2 repeat clients

"Nova is a fantastic sitter! He took such good care of Wanda and Elmo while I was away on a business trip and sent several updates during their stay. He also... (more)"

3. Caroline

Trustworthy, caring, pet sitter!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Caroline was wonderful and very accommodating. I came home to a happily exhausted puppy, which I am entirely grateful for after my tiring trip. Thank you C... (more)"

4. Amy

I adore all dogs.

Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Definitely the easiest Rover experience I've had. Amy was super flexible and sent fun photo updates of Piper. It was clear that she had a great time - highly... (more)"

5. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

29 repeat clients

"Melinda is a perfect dogsitter in every way. This was the first time my wife and I have used a service like this, and we couldn't have asked for a better exp... (more)"

6. Sammy

Law Student w/ Affordable Pet Care

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

7 repeat clients

"Sammy was great with our puggle Jameson. Very responsive to messages both before and during his 4 night stay. We were happy that he was able to spend so much... (more)"

7. Eliza

Active dog owner/lover!

Glover Park, Washington , DC, 20007

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I have known Eliza almost 20 years and there is not a better person I would trust with my dog. She is a responsible, hard-working, and loving dog person. You... (more)"

8. Cristina

Law Student Looking 4 Furry Friends

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Cristina is awesome!! She was so seeet and attentive to my somewhat needy French bulldog. She sent just the right amount of updates during Roxy's extended st... (more)"

9. Nella

Who let the dogs out??

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

1 repeat client

About: I have had dogs my whole life and grew up with a variety of breeds, from small to large dogs. After I moved away for college I adopted my own dog n... (more)

10. William

Dogs best friend! HUGE fenced yard!

Woodley Park, Washington , DC, 20008

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

11 repeat clients

"We're thrilled with our stay with William. The yard was great for running around. He skillfully introduced Sydney to other dogs throughout the week, leading ... (more)"

11. Anastasia

Yogi & zen pup on Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

5 repeat clients

"Anastasia was great with Maybelle and she and Joey got along so well! I had zero concerns while I was away and appreciated the periodic updates. Great dog lo... (more)"

12. Justin

I'll take great care of your pet.

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Justin was terrific with my pup. He kept me informed of what they were up to, sent me pics & let me know that he missed me :) luckily, he was flexible with a... (more)"

13. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

24 repeat clients

"Teak seemed to genuinely enjoy his stay with Supon; I would definitely recommend him! Supon sent me tons of photos which I much appreciated - it is so much... (more)"

14. Kelly

Outdoorsy, friendly couple from NZ

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Kelly and Rachel were AMAZING. I'm so happy that I left my dog with them while I was out of the country. I am super protective over my dog so taking on Rover... (more)"

15. Julie

My dog is my best friend :)

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Julie was wonderful with my dog. She took great care of him and sent pictures and updates regularly. My dog was in good spirits when I picked him up. I would... (more)"

16. Sierah

Responsible, Caring and Attentive!

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sierah was phenomenal! She sent updates and pictures regularly. Hebrew loves sun-bathing and it looks like he got his fair share of outdoor time. Additional... (more)"

17. Aloise

a first choice sitter for any dog!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Aloise gave Benji the most loving home during his stay and it was clear that he was happy and well relaxed while at her apartment on his doggie vacay. She is... (more)"

18. Melissa

Will work for puppy kisses!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

2 repeat clients

"Melissa was fantastic. Good communication and the best of all was that it was obvious she really cared about and loved my dog. She had a hard time saying goo... (more)"

19. Kenneth

Kenny's Kalorama Kanine Kare!!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

8 repeat clients

"Kenny is very flexible and took great care of my dog. Wrinkles is 14 yrs and deaf, and having a generous caretaker with pets was great to keep him stimulated... (more)"

20. Dan

Fun dog lover, safe, and experience

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Owen had a great time with Dan! He stayed for the long weekend. Dan was also very accommodating to our pick up/ drop off schedule. We would highly recommend ... (more)"

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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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