Dog Walking in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

Book a dog walker to give your dog a 30-minute walk around your neighborhood.

1. Caren

Energized, Efficient, Engaged

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

21 repeat clients

"Caren was great. We were in a pinch and needed a walker same day and for the rest of the week and Caren came through!!!! She was available same day and sent ... (more)"

2. Shelley

I'll run w/ your four-legged baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

7 repeat clients

"We have been using Shelley for a while now and she has been fantastic! She send pictures and updates on how our dog was that day. she has been very flexible ... (more)"

3. Emily

Loves long walks and runs with dogs

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was a very energetic, fun, and compassionate dog sitter! Rufus, my 112 pound bloodhound, absolutely loved when she came over to stay with him and walk ... (more)"

4. Keenan

Very active, love all dogs

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"Keenan is a responsible, caring and kind person who I would absolutely trust with my dog. Knowing him, and his girlfriend Cara personally, I cannot think of ... (more)"

5. Chioma

I'll treat your pup like family!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Dependable. Loves animals. Always on time. Respects animals. Will keep your animal clean I can say she is an animal advocate. Can be trusted with your home... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Ami

Law student wants dog stress relief

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Ami is wonderful with dogs. She is enthusiastic about spending time with dogs, big and small, and has a real knack for pet care. My two dogs absolutely love... (more)"

7. Gabriel

Sorry that my dog puns are so corgi

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

"Gabriel is an overall awesome human and friend! He took care of my Frenchie when I was away for over a week! I was a bit anxious leading up to my trip since... (more)"

8. Scott

A Happy Dog = A Happy Owner

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Scott has been walking my dog Smokey for two months now and Smokey is very happy with him! (And if Smokey is happy, I'm happy). Scott takes good care of Smok... (more)"

9. Danielle

I even give dog baths!

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danielle is a compassionate and conscientious dog lover (and dog mom). She grew up taking care of dogs and has always been gentle, kind, and attentive - for... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Ariana

Dog lover with a flexible schedule!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ariana is a responsible and caring dog lover who has taken great care of my Lily (yorkie-poo) on numerous occasions. I would trust her with any type of dog o... (more)"

12. Vanessa

Safety First & Mandatory Fun!

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Vanessa has been a great help walking our stubborn and nervous boy, when he wasn't wanting to walk she still kept him company. Our Beau loves her. Would rec... (more)"

Available this weekend
13. Anna

I will run with your dog.

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anna is a wonderful dog sitter! She's watched my dog Becky and cat Venus on numerous occasions, and they both love her. She truly loves animals and is incred... (more)"

14. Grace

Dog loving 1st Grade Teacher.

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

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

About: My name is Grace, I am 28 years old and live in Mount Pleasant, Washington DC. I grew up caring for dogs. I am a teacher, I live an active lifest... (more)

15. Andrea

Your pets home away from home!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

19 repeat clients

"I get pretty anxious whenever I have someone walk or stay with my dog. Andrea was so good keeping me up to date and sending me pictures during the stay. Sh... (more)"

16. Riley

Home full time, near a dog park

Dupont Circle, Dc, DC, 20037

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

"Riley is wonderful with dogs--they fawn all over him like he's one of their own! He took care of our two shelter mutts when they were still pups, and he doe... (more)"

17. Nina

Home Full Time,Long Walks.

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hello my name is Nina and I've owned dogs ever since I was a kid, so I have many years of experience with all types of dogs. I've owned mixed breed... (more)

18. Elizabeth

14th Street Puppy Paradise

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

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

6 repeat clients

"Elizabeth has been helping us out by coming midday to walk our sweet puppy. She kept us updated with detailed texts and pictures of the adventures that they ... (more)"

19. Gabrielle

Dupont dog-mom w/ flexible schedule

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

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

4 repeat clients

"Gabrielle took great care of my dog Oscar while I was out of town! She took him on a long walk and helped refill his food/water bowls. I would highly recomme... (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Caroline

All proceeds go to my student loans

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Caroline for over three years and she has been one of the most responsible and caring people I have ever met. You could not find a better person... (more)"

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Pet parents in Downtown Washington, DC love dog walkers on Rover.com. 7,397 owners have reviewed walkers in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog walker on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a walk on Rover? Check out our average dog walking rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a walker.

No more begging your friends to take your dog for a walk when you can't make it home in time. With Rover, you can find a loving Downtown dog walker who'd love to take your dog for a 30-minute stroll or jog around the neighborhood. Book a dog walker for one day or all week, just tomorrow, or every Tuesday. We're proud to bring you dog walkers who've built dog walking businesses right here on Rover. No matter how much exercise your dog needs, we can help you find the perfect dog walker in Downtown Washington, D.C.. And just like overnight services booked on Rover, dog walking booked on Rover includes premium insurance, photo updates, and 24/7 support. Someone nearby can't wait to walk your dog, and it's easier than ever to find them.

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