Pet Setting & 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.

1. Allison

Your furkid will be in great hands!

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Allison was great with my cats when I was out of town. She popped in to check on them, feed them, and give them some ear scratches while I was out of town. I... (more)"

2. Chenika

Fun & Passionate Sitter!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Chenika was a fabulous drop in visiter for my cat. Super friendly in person and my cat immediatly took right to her. She followed my instructions really we... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Victoria

Former dog mom | Dog-friendly apart

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20018

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

"Victoria was awesome and quick to reply. Our pup Colton loved her. She sent us a lot of photos and gave Colton all the care and love he needed. We will defin... (more)"

4. Janine

I love my babies!

Catholic University-Brookland, WASH, DC, 20017

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

55 repeat clients

"The girls liked Janine from the first meet and greet. I'm so grateful Jae was available on short notice and on a holiday! And so happy to have all the pictur... (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Isabella

Flexible Hours!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Isabella is true animal lover with a genuine affection and ability to connect with dogs. Isabella took good care of our sweet girl Kayla in our absence durin... (more)"

6. Scott

The perfect date, Apr 25 With a dog

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Scott is definitely a dog lover! He's taken care of my pup, the aforementioned Reggie, more times than I can count and even helped care for his medical needs... (more)"

7. Ronald

Love to make dogs feel loved.

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"I've observed Ronald dog sit, and two things stand out about the way he cares for dogs: Ronald is very diligent about maintaining a dog's existing schedule.... (more)"

8. Alexa

Let me love your pups in DC or VA!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Alexa did a fantastic job with my girl Sophie. We booked pretty last minute and Alexa was able to fit us in! Sophie is timid and afraid of strangers, but Ale... (more)"

9. SC

Big, Energetic & Aging Pups Welcome

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"SC has been watching my two dogs (pug and corgi) for about 3 years whenever I go on work trips. I know they'll be let out every 4-5 hours, and that she will ... (more)"

10. Amanda

Considerate, loving, easy-going!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I contacted Amanda for a last minute drop-in request for my cat and she responded right away, eager to help. She was thorough and prompt, asking if there was... (more)"

11. Alyssa

DC dog lover!!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyssa would be a great candidate for any pup! She is great with her own dogs and has been for the 10+ years I've known her, and she's cared for my parents d... (more)"

12. Ernest

I'll care for your dog like my own!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"He is amazing with all animals, dogs especially. Dogs gravitate towards his loving, fun and calm nature. He is a trustworthy person therefore you can trust t... (more)"

13. Jill

Home full time! Runs with dogs!

Shaw, Washington DC, DC, 20002

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

"Jill has been so helpful whenever I have asked her to watch my young English setter, Sadie. She often jokes about being Sadie's best friend, and when I see ... (more)"

14. Sam

Eager dog lover with snappy spirit

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Sam took wonderful care of our pets! She was so flexible and communicative. I loved that she sent pictures and updates during our trip, and she made time to... (more)"

15. Taylor

Reliable work-at-home dog lover

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor has always had dogs in his life. Growing up, he had two large dogs (litter mates) and would walk them every day after school. The two dogs and Taylor ... (more)"

16. Amber

A home away from home for your dog

Columbia Heights, Washington DC, DC, 20010

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

"Amber has always been the go-to caretaker for many dog owners I know. She not only makes the time to ensure they are fed, walked, and played with, but really... (more)"

17. Jeanna

Avid dog lover, full care services!

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have two, fairly high maintence Jack Russles, and I get very nervous about leaving them with new people. Jeanna made leaving my babies behind on vacation a... (more)"

18. Rebecca

Fun, Reliable dog lover

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: When I'm walking down the street, I stop to pet every dayg(a habit my husband has learned to love). I had a dog and two cats growing up. My husband... (more)

19. Molly

I love dogs more than humans

U Street Corridor, Washington, D.C. , DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Molly is a great sitter! She did drop-in visits once a day for my cat while I was out of town. I received lots of pictures each day (which I love) and was a... (more)"

20. Sarah-Anne

I'll play catch with your dog!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah Anne was so lovely! She stopped in to see our cat every day when we were gone, and she stayed the full 30 minutes to pet her and give her some attentio... (more)"

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Learn About Premier

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.

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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.

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