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. Jason

Dog lovers with large yard for play

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"May-May loved staying with Jason and his family - particularly their friendly, playful pup! She came home and collapsed into a very contented heap - I almost... (more)"

2. Nova

I give some (paw)esome service.

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

About: Hi there, It's Scott and I love furry animals because they show a genuine warmth and sense of companionship, but sadly I can't afford to have my o... (more)

3. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

15 repeat clients

"Supon is Amazing! He kept my dog Dorys for two days and she had a wonderful time! She had so much fun that when she came home she slept like a baby! Supon... (more)"

4. Emma

Join our pack!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Emma & Joe were so friendly with two great dogs. When I first arrived with Wambam and saw how calm Joe and Emma were, I was immediately put at ease. When I ... (more)"

5. Lauren

I'll love your dog.

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"Lauren has watched my dog & my sisters dog several times. She loves each dog like it was her own. She is very sweet, kind, and loving towards them. They neve... (more)"

6. Kenneth

Kenny's Kalorama Kanine Kare!!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

5 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)"

7. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 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)"

8. Cynthia

Fun loving and caring!

Stadium-Armory, Washington , DC, 20002

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

11 repeat clients

"Cynthia was great with helping us on short notice, even offering to come pickup Pharaoh for us the morning of daycare. She is great with communication and de... (more)"

9. Gigi

Excited to care for your pup!

Penrose, Arlington , VA, 22206

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

About: Hello! I'm a Registered Nurse looking to care for your pups while you're away. I work three days a week and home the other four! I'm very energetic... (more)

10. Marina

24/7 caring & attentive dog lover!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"I am Marina's mom, Patty. I have been amazed at how Marina has been "saved" by interacting with dogs recently in her life. The day she told me she wanted to ... (more)"

11. James

Dogs like me!

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

8 repeat clients

"I can't say enough good things about Jim! I have a hard time leaving my fur baby with just anyone, but Jim leaves me totally at ease and I know Sidney is in ... (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 the most amazing dog sitter! My family and I are very protective over Peekaboo, and we had never left her with anyone before. We were in town from Lo... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. Shelby

I treat them like my own!

Eckington, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"I have a super skittish older chihuahua that doesn't really like people and has a handful of idiosyncrasies (i.e. she won't walk on tile). When I needed help... (more)"

15. Stephanie

Your pup and me, happy as can be!

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20010

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

13 repeat clients

"Stephanie was very nice, accommodating, and easy to work with. You can tell she has a love for animals. She took Muggsy to the farmers market and gave him a ... (more)"

16. Kelsey

Friendly, fun care for your pup!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

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

3 repeat clients

"Kelsey and Lucy were fantastic! Kelsey sent pics of our pup throughout the day and her dog Lucy played really well with our dog Kasey. Kasey came home tired ... (more)"

17. Sara

Friendly home has space for 1 more!

Shaw, Washington , DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Sara took care of my little beagle for a week, and she was absolutely fantastic. Her house is clean and dog friendly, she was very flexible, and offered to g... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Elaine

Law Student - Expert Cuddler

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Elaine's kind, fun, caring energy is exactly what every dog owner looks for in a sitter! She truly cares for pups both big and small, and dogs seem very comf... (more)"

20. Glenda

Entrepreneur that loves dog sitting

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

1 repeat client

"Glenda kept perfect care of our Jack Russell while we were on vacation for a week. He requires lots of human affection and cuddling and I knew we could count... (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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