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. Janine

I love my babies!

Catholic University-Brookland, WASH, DC, 20017

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

78 repeat clients

"Jae was very responsive to all of our messages leading up to the visit, and was very flexible when our apartment building had some issues granting her access... (more)"

2. Hannah

Pettin' on dogs forever and always

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Hannah took excellent care of our dog and made sure our cat got fed as well. Sent pictures every day and was very communicative. Would definitely book her ag... (more)"

3. Becca

Energetic yet laid back and loving

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

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

3 repeat clients

"I have known Becca D for her entire life. She is my daughter. She is extremely loving and caring to animals. She is a responsible, hard working person. Her ... (more)"

4. Laura Mariko

Go for a Walk, Run or even a Hike

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

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

6 repeat clients

"Mariko is always my first option for watching my precious baby. She's loving and patient, understands and loves dogs. She even took my dog once to the vet ... (more)"

5. Anna

The furrier the better, dogs & cats

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Anna was great! She kept me in the loop throughout the weekend, sending pictures and updates. We returned home to a happy, healthy pet! Thank you Anna - woul... (more)"

6. Benise

Home away from home <3

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

2 repeat clients

"Benise took excellent care of our two cats. We really appreciated the photos and updates, and Benice went above and beyond to make sure they were happy and w... (more)"

7. Sophie

Flexible schedule and dog lover!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Sophie is loyal, playful, intelligent, curious, fearless, sociable, never aggressive, well-groomed, affectionate, and not scared of thunder storms. She's... (more)"

8. Caitlin

Excited to make new fuzzy friends!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Caitlin was fantastic with my two cats. She was super responsive and diligent about sending updates. And she managed to get both nervous kitties comfortable ... (more)"

9. Morgan

Friendly care serving Logan Circle

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

18 repeat clients

"Morgan was excellent! She took great care of our kitten while my husband and I were out for a long weekend. Morgan was great with our cat and she really put ... (more)"

10. Kristofer

Animal magnet! All are welcome!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Our Shih Tzu Spice has enjoyed her time with Kristofer when he has visited her for a week here and there since we adopted her a few years ago. It's obvious t... (more)"

11. Devon

Active and Caring Sitter

Capitol Hill, Washingon, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Devon is one of the most responsible people I know! She is extremely reliable and absolutely loves animals. I have done visits for Rover, and can ensure that... (more)"

12. Molly

I love dogs more than humans

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

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

7 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)"

13. Sam

Eager dog lover with snappy spirit

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Sam is fantastic! I felt completely at ease leaving PK in Sam's care and would gladly have her cat sit again! She even looked after my apartment after I ha... (more)"

14. Arielle

Ready to raise the woof!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Arielle is very responsive and punctual! She arrange a meet and greet at a moment’s notice as I was preparing for holiday travel and another rover had backed... (more)"

15. Anna

Snuggles walks and play time galore

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Anna graciously agreed to extend by a day. Same TLC provided to our 2 indoor cats. (more)"

16. Kenneth

Kenny's Kanine Kare!!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

11 repeat clients

"Kenny is an incredibly trustworthy, dependable, caring and responsible person. We have used him for two years and would highly reccomend him to anyone. Our d... (more)"

17. Nikki

Trained Animal Care Specialist

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Nikki did drop-in visits with my cat while I was away for a few days. She was great! I really appreciated the updates that she sent with pictures. When I ... (more)"

18. Amanda

Dog/Cat lover seeking furry friends

Columbia Heights, Washington DC, DC, 20009

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda was a pro! Our little guy can be anxious and not very friendly. While we were away, Amanda did a great job of dealing with his moodiness and being pat... (more)"

19. Ronald

Watched 30+ dogs/cats via Rover.

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"I booked Ronald to watch my cat two days before we were leaving for 2 weeks and he jumped in to accommodate our last minute request. Thanks to him we were ab... (more)"

20. Samantha

Sloppy kisses and wagging tails!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Samantha was absolutely wonderful! We have two older dogs (8 and 11), one of which is particularly nervous and timid. We knew at the meet and greet when Bell... (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.

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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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