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. Chenika

Fun & Passionate Sitter!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Chenika took care of our two cats this past weekend. At our initial visit she was very friendly and made us feel very comfortable about leaving our cats in h... (more)"

2. Melissa

RN full time,dog sitter part time❤️

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington , VA, 22209

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Melissa was absolutely wonderful! She took excellent care of our 2 small dogs during a drop-in visit, and sent me a detailed text afterwards about how they d... (more)"

3. Janine

I love my babies!

Catholic University-Brookland, WASH, DC, 20017

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

63 repeat clients

"Janine is a life saver! She is our goto when we go out on vacation for multiple days. She sends pics and updates every time she's let the boys out. Highly re... (more)"

4. Haley

I care for your dog like you do!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Haley was the perfect caretaker for our kitten! She was communicative during the sitting days and was flexible when I needed to adjust the feeding instructio... (more)"

5. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"Charlie is truly the best! She is always super responsive and willing to go the extra mile. It calms me leaving my elderly kitty knowing Charlie is around to... (more)"

6. Laura

Quality care for your fur baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

17 repeat clients

"Laura was wonderful! She is exceptionally reliable and trustworthy. I needed a walker since I was having surgery, and Laura was very accommodating! A definit... (more)"

7. Lydia

Available Labor Day Weekend!

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Lydia took great care of my cat! It was the longest I'd ever left Kiwi and she was perfectly happy when I got home. Lydia sent the perfect amount of updates ... (more)"

8. Meredith

Bilingual Dog Sitter <3

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have cared for 2 dogs the last 10 years before moving away from home. One energetic and one super low key dog. I have the patience for both kinds... (more)

9. Kristen

Live in a great area for walks!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"I have known Kristen for over 8 years and have always known her as a dog lover and a great caregiver for her dogs. She has always had dogs growing up and has... (more)"

10. Beatrice

Flexible schedule perfect for dogs!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Beatrice is extremely trustworthy and loves dogs. She cares for dogs as if they are her own and is always someone you can always count on. We work together n... (more)"

11. Chelsea

Let me love on your fur child!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up in Dallas with 3 Dachshund's and a Basenji. I am now living in D.C. and have 5 year old Golden. I would love the chance to go on walks, p... (more)

12. Perry

Caring, Attentive and Fun!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Perry is responsible and reliable. He cares for each and every dog like it was his own. There is no one I would trust more with my babies! (more)"

13. Laura

Lots of experience with dogs!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Laura is a phenomenal care taker. As a dog owner herself, she puts all of her love into caring for Duncan. Laura makes sure Duncan always is entertained an... (more)"

14. Lelia

Will run, walk, play, etc.

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have always been comfortable leaving my dog, Sandy, with Lelia. She is energetic and very reliable. My dog loves getting to play with her when I am not aro... (more)"

15. Madison

I'll be your dog's temporary bff

Stadium-Armory, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Madison and I'm originally from Charleston, WV! I went to the College of Charleston before moving to DC where I work as a freelance vide... (more)

16. Emma

Grad student ready to meet your dog

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've met few people that care about dogs like Emma does. She treats them like part of the family and always makes sure they're happy and well taken care of. ... (more)"

17. Krista

I'll give your dog all the snuggles

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

3 repeat clients

"Krista was perfect! Our kitty was so happy when we got home. She gave us pics each day of our little one. Best pet sitter we've ever had! Thank you!!!!! (more)"

18. Ami

Law student loves dog stress relief

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

1 repeat client

"Ami was great, she kept us up to date on her visits and sent us pictures of Mila during our trip. Everything looked great when we arrived home. Will book wit... (more)"

19. Carolyn

I'll walk or run your dog

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carolyn has taken care of my cocker spaniel on several occasions over the past 3 years and has not only demonstrated to be extremely responsible and careful ... (more)"

20. Elle

I haven't met a dog I haven't loved

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Elle was absolutely great with Juicy. Punctual and caring, Elle was able to accomodate a last minute request and deal with my dog's arthritis issues. She was... (more)"

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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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