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Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Downtown, Washington, D. C.

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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1. Lucie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Happiness is Dog Kisses 💙

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lucie is simply fantastic. She took great care of our cats while we were away. My apartment was nice and tidy when I got back - no litter or food/water bowl me… (more)"

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2. Jae Verified Background CheckRover 101

I love my babies!

Brentwood, WASH, DC, 20002

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

"Very happy with the service Janine provided. A few times, I made some unexpected changes to the schedule and Janine was always very understanding. So thankful … (more)"

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3. Lauren Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Passion for people, pets, & puppies

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I’ve used Lauren twice now and somehow she gets even my shy kitty to come out and hang, so she must be doing it right! Trustworthy, communicative, perfect choi… (more)"

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4. Amanda Verified Enhanced Background Check

Fluent in meows

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Drop-In Visits

"Amanda came to visit our two cats while we were away on a camping trip. She was very friendly, flexible with arranging to get a key, and always responded to ou… (more)"

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5. Anjali Verified Enhanced Background Check

Animal lover and shelter volunteer

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anjali did an excellent job, very thorough and flexible. (more)"

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6. Anna Verified Background Check

Purrrfect Pet sitter for you

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"5 Stars Anna has been an amazing sitter for my German Sheppard, Frank. He is a very energetic 4 year old and she is able to keep up with his crazy zoomies.… (more)"

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7. Marissa Verified Background Check

Ph.D gal looking for fur friends

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marissa is the definition of a dog person and all dogs love her just as much as she loves them. My wife and I left our dogs under the watch of Marissa more tha… (more)"

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8. Mikaela Verified Enhanced Background Check

9 years of professional experience

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Mikaela was a very thorough and caring cat sitter for our two kittens. She came to meet them & see the apartment before her stay & immediately connected with t… (more)"

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9. Manuela Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet lover lawyer (love dogs&cats)

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Manuela is amazing! She's taken care of 2 of my foster kitties, and she's so patient with their timidness. I always come home to a clean litter box and a very … (more)"

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10. Alex Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable DC Walker!

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20002

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex is a responsible dog sitter! She took care of my young Shepard pup wonderfully. Lots of long walks, pics of our happy pup, and obvious love given! She… (more)"

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11. Isaac Verified Enhanced Background Check

A great home for your good boy!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

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

"Isaac is fantastic with all dogs! He’s helped me with my rover dogs in the past and I trust him completely! Great choice of sitter. (more)"

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12. Isabelle Verified Enhanced Background Check

Hi- my name is Isabelle!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Isabelle has been a caregiver to pets her entire life & has come to have excellent judgements & experience in understanding a dogs needs right away. She cares … (more)"

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13. Julia Verified Background CheckRover 101

Love dogs with all my heart!!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia has been helping us for a couple of weeks now, visiting our dog during lunch when we have to work all day. She’s very reliable and professional, and our … (more)"

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14. Isaac Verified Enhanced Background Check

Experienced grad with time for dogs

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Isaac is an excellent dog walker and caregiver! He's extraordinarily reliable and prompt. He clearly loves dogs and they love him as evidenced by how much fu… (more)"

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15. Lilia Verified Enhanced Background Check

Responsible & loving dog sitter!

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Lilia Chu is hands down one of the most responsible people I have ever met. As a law student, she is driven and diligent. As a friend, she is loyal, reliable, … (more)"

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16. Kate Verified Background Check

Reliable and trustworthy!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up walking and taking care of my neighbors' dogs during the summers. I walked puppies, old dogs, energetic dogs, dogs that didn't want to walk… (more)

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17. Gia Verified Background Check

Pet lover in DC

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Gia watched my dog Nala and treated her like her own! She is so fun, patient and caring! I would definitely use her again and highly recommend her to anyone! (more)"

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18. Jeehan Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

A gal ‘n a bucket o’ love.

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

"Jeehan was excellent! She looked after my two cats for two weeks while I was on vacation and I did not have to worry about a thing. She was timely, communicati… (more)"

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19. Nicole Verified Background Check

Dog owner&lover here for your pet!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington dc, DC, 20001

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nicole was great and I highly recommend her to anyone! Punctual, follows through and most importantly very attentive and caring to animals. She was great with … (more)"

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20. Alyssa Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dedicated Pet Parent

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyssa is such a wonderful caregiver! She has taken such great care of our pups, and I know she looks after them with the same love and attention she gives to … (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for pet-sitting. 7,397 owners have reviewed sitters in Downtown Washington, DC, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect pet sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a pet sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Downtown pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Downtown Washington, D.C. who meets your and your pet's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Downtown, Washington donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Washington.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including: