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. Sanjyot

Interim pack leader ready to care!

U Street Corridor, Washington , DC, 20009

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

10 repeat clients

"Sanjyot is so kind and patient with our 2 month old pup! It's not easy leaving him at home, but I'm so much more at ease with her drop-ins & updates. Great s... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
2. Laura

Quality care for your fur baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

6 repeat clients

"Laura was wonderful in taking care of our dogs while we made a quick trip out of town. She handled one dog's meds at meals and the other's special diet, gave... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
3. Sasha

Dog-loving GW Grad Student

Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a Graduate Student studying public health at GW, who can't wait to adopt a dog of my own. In fact, I joke that my only post-graduation goal is ... (more)

4. Anthony

Good with people, great with dogs.

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Moved to DC within for work after college. My Snowball pomeranian back home passed away a few months ago back home, so I would love to share the ca... (more)

5. Caroline

Artist & Animal Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington DC, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I would highly recommend Caroline as a petsitter (dogs, cats, etc.). Caroline has taken care of my dog Jack numerous times in the past and has always been gr... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Stephanie

dog lover looking to love even more

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie was a wonderful pet sitter for us. She left us daily notes about her walks with my aussie, Bentley. Like most shepherds, Bentley is very used to ro... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
7. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

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

4 repeat clients

About: I recently lost my Stella boo to old age so will be taking on new clients on a case-by-case basis. I grew up on a ranch in the large state of Texas... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
8. Maya

Your dog's favorite sitter.

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

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

"Maya is legit. She has watched my dog, Val, on several occasions. She's responsible, caring, and reliable. I am very particular about where dog stays - she's... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
9. Kit

Kit to Sit

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kit is a bundle of joy, and I'm so happy to have her walk my dog Nola. She loves all dogs and it's fun to watch her interact with dogs with such enthusiasm. ... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
10. Louisa

Former foster - LOVES all animals!!

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"For as long as I've known Louisa, I've known her to love every dog as if it were her own. She is one of the most kind hearted friends I have ever had. I know... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
11. Ayla

Loving and Caring Dog-sitter

Brentwood, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have many experiences taking care of dogs over the past several years. I also have a great deal of experience babysitting children, which makes m... (more)

12. Allison

Your furkid will be in great hands!

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20001

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

7 repeat clients

"I asked Allison to watch my cat while I was gone out of the country for 10 days. She was super fast to respond and did everything I needed to make sure that ... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
13. Katherine

Pomeranian / German Shepherd owner!

Columbia Heights, washington, DC, 20009

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

About: Although I have no pups in DC, I care for a 12-yr old blind and diabetic Pomeranian named Ollie (daily insulin shots), and a 4-yr old German Shephe... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
14. Kaitlyn

De-tail oriented dog lover.

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaitlyn is an active, fun and caring individual who is great with pets of all kinds! She is a reliable, organized and responsible individual who is sure to g... (more)"

15. Kaylene

Doctorate Student who LOVES dogs!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington DC, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"She is great with Kerry. (more)"

16. Zach

Fun Beagle, Human Included

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

27 repeat clients

"Zach is so great with our two wild boys. They are a handful and Zach is really good with them. He is good at communicating with us and sends videos and walk ... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
17. Amanda

Lover of all things animal :)

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

5 repeat clients

"Amanda was awesome! She went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable leaving my pet with her, and was accommodating and flexible when I ran into an ... (more)"

18. Morgan

Responsible Animal Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I absolutely love dogs, but can't have one at the moment, so I love to take care of others' dogs when I can! When I was young, I used to accompa... (more)

19. Alexander

Love to meet as many dogs as I can!

Dupont Circle, Washington , DC, 20036

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

5 repeat clients

"Great communication, and looks like Taco had a good time. Thanks Alex! Will definitely be back in touch the next time we go away for a weekend. (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
20. Joyce

I've crossed actual oceans for dogs

Foggy Bottom, Washington , DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Joyce is known in our hometown for being the best pet and house sitter around...she's hilarious and AMAZING with animals. She has fostered dogs, cats, and ki... (more)"

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Pet parents turn to sitters on 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 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 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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