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. Thom

The Pentagon Play Pad

Arlington View, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

106 repeat clients

"My dog Avon had a great time with Thomas for daycare. He introduced her to the other dogs in his care slowly, as my dog is a little slow to warm up. She had ... (more)"

2. Iuliia

Big backyard to play & socialize

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

105 repeat clients

"Yulia was very responsive and patient with my 4 month old puppy, Ares. From the time we did the meet and greet, it was clear she knew a lot about dogs, dog b... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
3. Pierre & Shane

Petworth Pups

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

15 repeat clients

"Pierre and Shane have fostered dogs for years, giving homes to many be it temporary, or joining their pack permanently. They're both huge dog lovers and your... (more)"

4. Erica

Home full-time, Loooooove dogs <3

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"I've known Erica for many years. She is honest, reliable, responsive and is excellently suited for this position. She is a fantastic, loving and selfless h... (more)"

5. Brenn

I'll love your pup like you do!

Shaw, Washington, DC, DC, 20001

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

7 repeat clients

"Brenn was amazing with our puppy. She was very easy to coordinate with and you could tell she just loved being around dogs! We will definitely be using her a... (more)"

6. Kimberly

Home FT - live next to dog park!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kimmy is THE BEST!! So reliable, trustworthy, and awesome with our dog!! Our 3 year old lab/boxer is full of energy and she does an incredible job of exercis... (more)"

7. Stephanie

Flexible Hours- dog owner

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Stephanie as a sitter. She is responsible, and compassionate. She was very responsive and kept me up to date with pictures and updates thr... (more)"

8. Yiling

Home full-time, dilligent exercise

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

1 repeat client

"Yiling was so easy to work with, took our pup out for lots of great exercise, and sent us oodles of adorable photos all day long. We’ll definitely be calling... (more)"

9. Amy

Loving, mature dogwalker/sitter.

Columbia Heghts, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

12 repeat clients

"Amy was great. She was incredibly friendly, responsive, flexible when the weather turned, and most importantly she provided stellar care to our sometimes anx... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
10. Bianca

Full Time Cat Mom Who Loves Dogs!

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

1 repeat client

"Bianca was fantastic! She sent me updates all throughout the day so my mind was totally at ease. Kira enjoyed her stay and I hope she and Huxley will get to ... (more)"

11. Morgan

Work from home - fenced front yard

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

6 repeat clients

"Morgan is absolutely wonderful! I was so assured to leave my dog Bandit with him. I literally thought that Bandit was on vacation! Morgan sent multiple pictu... (more)"

12. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

51 repeat clients

"Our dog Miles loves to go over to Supon's once in a while to spend the day running around with new dogs. Supon takes great care of him and he always comes ba... (more)"

13. Meghan

Experienced sitter, home full-time

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Meghan is incredibly loving and caring for dogs. She has previously boarded my family's dog, and gave her the attention and care I expect out of any great pe... (more)"

14. Akshar

A place your pup can call home!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

"Akshar was great. For some reason my dog was anxious at his place and Akshar called and informed us and went the extra mile to ensure my dog was calm by taki... (more)"

15. Maria & Tony

Work from home puppy lover

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Maria is a wonderful dog sitter! She has watched my pup on countless occasions, and I always know that he is safe and well cared for when he is with her. She... (more)"

16. Colleen

Dog Walking and Dog Sitting in SW!

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

8 repeat clients

"Tyson had a fabulous day with Colleen and her pup. When he returned from his day of fun he could barely get off of the couch - he wouldn't even let us take h... (more)"

17. Gustav

A Life Experience with Dog's

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

2 repeat clients

"Gustav was very flexible and very awesome. Yara seemed to love him. (more)"

18. Glenda

Entrepreneur that loves dog sitting

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

6 repeat clients

"Our experience with Glenda was great! It was easy to coordinate our booking, she is super responsive and sent updates throughout the day. Koa was comfortable... (more)"

19. Lindsay

Home FT - Your Pup's New Bestie!

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

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

3 repeat clients

"Lindsay was great with Spunky. Lindsay was very responsive, sent great pics, and I knew he was in good hands. (more)"

20. Damany

Supporting My Pup's Squad Goals

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

10 repeat clients

"Cairo was immediately comfortable with Damany and was well exercised at the dog park. Damany sent frequent updates which included photos and videos. If throu... (more)"

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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