Doggy Day Care in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.

1. Kathryn

Love long dog walks!

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22301

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

About: I have a large home nestled in Del Ray with a large fenced in back yard. I'm a 40 year old female and love all animals. I'll treat your special pet... (more)

2. Jason

Dog lovers with large yard for play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

21 repeat clients

"I was really impressed with Jason N. and can't recommend him highly enough! My pup is a shy rescue with separation anxiety, but she immediately felt right at... (more)"

3. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

16 repeat clients

"I am very happy that I found Supon here. He took such good care of my dog and is one of the best dog sitters my dog and I have had so far. As I am a My dog C... (more)"

4. Nick

Flexible work-at-home dog lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Nick is the best dog sitter ever! He is so great with my little pug. She gets so excited when she sees him. He is very attentive and helped feed her meds whe... (more)"

5. Emma

Join our pack!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"My pup had a great stay at Emma's! She came home happy and tired from long walks and playing with Emma's two sweet dogs. I think she would have preferred t... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Paul

Dogs treated like royalty

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"My dog Patti had a great stay with Paul and his dog Ny. They played at her favorite dog park a few times during the day and I got adorable updates on how she... (more)"

Available this weekend
7. William

I happily walk dogs in any weather

Woodley Park, Washington , DC, 20008

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

3 repeat clients

"William watched our 14-week-old puppy, Piper, during the day, and we found him to be kind, caring, competent, and flexible. He was easy to coordinate with on... (more)"

8. Kenneth

Kenny's Kalorama Kanine Kare!!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

6 repeat clients

"I am visiting from out of the area and Kenneth agreed to watch Doogie on somewhat short notice. I am more than pleased with the attention that he gave my boy... (more)"

9. Olga

Loving and caring

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

7 repeat clients

"Olga was great! She was so accommodating and easy to deal with. And she got along really well with my separation-anxious dog. We'll definitely use her agai... (more)"

10. Patrick

Loveable/responsible grad student!

Arlington, VA, 22202

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

3 repeat clients

"Patrick was fantastic with my puppy, Pudge!! He definitely enjoys pups and was giving me constant updates throughout the day. I had total peace of mind leavi... (more)"

11. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

20 repeat clients

"Melinda was great. She invited us over to meet her before our day care appointment and was flexible with our drop off and pick up times. She clearly loves do... (more)"

12. Keri

Hill East dog sitting w/fence

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20003

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

25 repeat clients

"Keri is awesome. Our dog Huggie has some issues with separation anxiety, so he has spent a few days with Keri and her sweet dogs Owen and Barney and it has b... (more)"

13. Luise

Dogs Best Friend

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20010

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I got my puppy last Monday; the following Thursday I created an account on Rover and reached out to Luise, having no idea what to expect out of this. I was r... (more)"

14. Ed

Lifelong Dog Lover in Dupont

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

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

1 repeat client

"We was great with Haans! And he was very flexible and communicative. He sent me pictures of my pup throughout the day, and Haans seemed very happy with him. ... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Courtney

A Leash Above

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

12 repeat clients

"Courtney was incredible and Ernie clearly had so much fun! She was very responsive and accommodating. Will definitely use again and highly recommend to others! (more)"

Available this weekend
16. Haley

Life long dog owner/sitter/lover

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"mary seemed in good shape. thanks! (more)"

17. Sama'a

I work flexibly from home & ❤dogs

Shaw, Washington , DC, 20001

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

About: I had dogs all my life growing up and I currently have a beautiful shy Carolina dog rescue who has tons of energy and gets along with everyone. Any... (more)

Available this weekend
18. Lee

My dog and I love company!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

7 repeat clients

"Lee has watched our dog numerous times and does an excellent job! Lee is very trustworthy, responsive, and sends us pictures while we're away. Our dog is a... (more)"

19. Laura

Friendly, lovable doodle dog sitter

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Laura was wonderful to our 2 yr Boston Terrier. She was easily available for a meet and great, sent a photo of his him during his day care day, and kept in t... (more)"

20. Morgan

Flexible in heart of downtown!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

1 repeat client

"Morgan was amazing and so accommodating! Her communication was excellent; she responded very quickly to our last minute request and sent us some great pictur... (more)"

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In Downtown Washington, DC, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their doggy day care needs. Over 7,397 pet owners have reviewed day care sitters in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking doggy day care in Downtown can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book doggy day care in Washington on Rover? Check out our average doggy day care rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

No more begging your friends to take care of your dog when you have a day full of meetings. With Rover, you can book dog day care as often as you need it. Drop off your dog on your way to the office, then pick them up 8 hours later when you're heading home. It's that easy. You can book dog day care (or puppy day care) any day of the week, whether it's a one-time thing, all week, or an every-Tuesday arrangement. And just like overnight pet sitting booked through Rover, you get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates sometime during the day. It's the easiest way to find a trustworthy sitter for your dog, someone who'll treat them like family while you're at work. Find your dog's perfect sitter, book, and relax. Your dog is in good hands.

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