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. Iuliia

Live. Love. Bark.

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

69 repeat clients

"Moxie LOVED her first day with Yulia. She had so much fun playing in her yard, when we got home she was so tired she literally couldn't keep her eyes open.... (more)"

2. Thom

Benson's Puppy Play Pad

Arlington View, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

71 repeat clients

"I can always tell if Waffles loves being somewhere by how hard he pulls on his leash to get there; and let me tell you, he almost pulled my arm off on his la... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Lee

My dog and I love company!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"Rowdy had a great time with Lee! It takes him a while to warm up to people, but after a couple visits he wouldn't want to leave! Would definitely use Lee a... (more)"

4. Megan

Couple with Flexible Schedules!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Megan is one of the kindest, most considerate people I know. Her dog Murray means the world to her and she means the world to her Mur-man. Megan in extremely... (more)"

5. Skyler

home full time - loves outdoors

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"She was a great dog sitter for both of my dogs for a few different occasions when I was out of town. Made sure they were fed and walked. Plus, spent time pla... (more)"

6. Guillermo

I'm happy when your dog's happy!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"He is a really good dog walker. He is one of those persons that you can trust since the first time. Friendly and responsable in every time. I recommend him d... (more)"

7. Lizzie

Home full-time - fenced yard

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Lizzie is one of the most gracious and warm-hearted people I've ever met. She makes everyone, as well as their dogs, feel like extended members of her and he... (more)"

8. Michelle

Petworth Puppy A-PAW-TMENT Party

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Michelle took great care of my pup today. She sent multiple pictures of my dog enjoying her day, gave her plenty of snuggles, and gave me lots of updates. Sh... (more)"

9. Kate

Pet lover! Home full-time.

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Kate loves dogs, all dogs, and dogs love her! She always had dogs in her home while growing up, she rescues lost dogs, and she is a wonderful dog owner. S... (more)"

10. Catherine & Maddie

Cath & Maddie's Georgetown Dog Care

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20007

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"I was in town for work and didn't feel comfortable leaving Mr. Leroy at the Hotel all day.....How lucky we were to find Catherine and Maddie! At the end of e... (more)"

11. Frank

Safe Eastern Market Vacation Spot

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

2 repeat clients

"Iggy had an enjoyable stay with Frank--he seemed very happy when I arrived for pick up. Frank is clearly a natural with dogs and his experience as a dog own... (more)"

12. Natalie

The Pooch Palace

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20001

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

1 repeat client

"This was our first "dogvacay" experience and I was left with a very positive impression. Natalie was very kind and it was obvious that our boy "Ollie" had a ... (more)"

13. Rudy

Part dog sitter, full dog lover

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"I have witnessed Rudy in the presence of dogs and I believe he would be a wonderful dogsitter. The awareness, care and empathy he shows for each dog that he ... (more)"

14. Rachel

Avid belly rubber and dog charmer

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Rachel has cared for my energetic mutt, Vindaloo, numerous times, and each time I come back to a tired, happy dog. She is a conscientious pet sitter, always ... (more)"

15. Dominique

DC Doggy Extraordinaire!

South West, washington, DC, 20024

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

"Dominique watched over my dog Xyla, she is an 85lb German Shepard/Rotweiler combo. Xyla is always excited to see him! Thanks Dom for being more than a care t... (more)"

16. Sarah

Home full-time-large fenced yard

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"As a person, Sarah is the kindest, sweetest, brightest and most caring individuals I've ever met. As an animal lover, all of those traits and qualities in wh... (more)"

17. Mary

Experienced dog sitter and walker

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

1 repeat client

"Mary has been a great sitter to our dog, Molly. Mary is attentive to Molly's needs and has been very understanding of her needs and abilities. Molly has enjo... (more)"

18. Andrew

Wish I was a dog sometimes.

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

4 repeat clients

About: I am 27 y/o. I work from home and sell IT to the Federal Government. During the day, I am looking to get out of the house more often so I am not a... (more)

19. Kenneth

Kenny's Kanine Kare!!

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

10 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)"

Available this weekend
20. Tami

Home full time; loves playtime

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

2 repeat clients

"Tami was very loving and accommodating to our pet who has special needs. She made sure she got her medicine on time and we felt very comfortable leaving our ... (more)"

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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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