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. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

3 repeat clients

"Charlie is a truly awesome sitter. She has helped us out twice and we are so thankful! (more)"

2. Amanda

Lover of all things animal :)

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 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)"

Available this weekend
3. Laura

Quality care for your fur baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Laura was a wonderful cat sitter! I was so relieved to find someone who was reliable, communicative, and friendly, at the last minute before the holidays. We... (more)"

4. Allison

Your furkid will be in great hands!

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20001

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

7 repeat clients

"Allison was a huge help when I had some unexpectedly long days at work - she dropped by to check in on my pup, gave him a generous walk, fed him dinner, AND ... (more)"

5. Alexander

Love to meet as many dogs as I can!

Dupont Circle, Washington , DC, 20036

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I grew up around dogs and helping taking care of them. Will dog sit for my sister's Pomeranian and old English bulldog when needed. Also had a cock... (more)

6. Paul P. & Cassie

Wet Noses Welcome!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, D.C., DC, 20011

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

30 repeat clients

"Paul and Cassie did a tremendous job taking care of our quirky bulldog. They are friendly, responsible, and communicative. Most importantly, Penny seemed to ... (more)"

7. Mackenzie

Inherent Dog Lover, Walker & Sitter

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie has kept my two highly energetic dogs on several occasions. My dogs are demanding of attention and have always come back well loved. She is willi... (more)"

8. Zach

Fun Beagle, Human Included

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

25 repeat clients

"Zach was completely awesome!! So communicative! Videos and pictures daily! He's so incredibly loving to my Great Dane! Quite an asset-reliable and trustworthy! (more)"

9. Sanjyot

Interim pack leader ready to care!

U Street Corridor, Washington , DC, 20009

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

4 repeat clients

About: I grew up with a loveable goof of a cocker spaniel, and have been in love with dogs ever since. I've often dog sat and house sat for friends with d... (more)

Available this weekend
10. Caren

Energized, Efficient, Engaged

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Karen was great with my Yorkie, Chewie! I was a bit concerned about him being a bit too troublesome with someone new, but he took well to Caren. She made sur... (more)"

11. Jordan

Dog's friend. Owner's best friend.

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Jordan was AMAZING! He watched my dog, Riley, for a week while I was gone over the holidays. When I got home my dog was happy as could be. Riley actually ate... (more)"

12. Alexa

Let me love your pups in DC or VA!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Alexa was great. She asked questions about Remy and took pictures from her visit. I didn't get to meet her since I was out but she was easy to get in touch w... (more)"

13. Anna

Compassionate & Professional

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20002

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Kat had a wonderful time with Anna! She and Anna had extensive conversations, and played hard. The pictures Anna sent prove it. Anna took fantastic care o... (more)"

14. Taylor

Dog owner and lover!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Taylor did a great job watching our cat. She was great with communication throughout the stay, sent pictures daily and made sure every detail was taken care ... (more)"

15. Gabrielle

I'll love your doggie like my own.

Adams Morgan, Washington , DC, 20009

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"During the two separate occasions Gabrielle took care of my dog when I was out of town for several days at a time, she's been nothing but professional, provi... (more)"

16. Amelia

Outgoing responsible & fun dog walk

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amelia is one of the most dependable, kindhearted, and lovely people that I know. She is someone who is fiercely positive about any situation she finds herse... (more)"

17. Allison

Responsible, active, dog-loving

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client
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About: I grew up taking care of my own dog (a West Highland White Terrier) and other dogs in my hometown. In Arizona, this meant walking and running throu... (more)

18. Mary

Dupont Dog Lover

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Mary is the absolute best. She treated and cared for my pup as though he was one her own. You cannot find a better person to care for your pets. (more)"

19. Molly

I love dogs more than humans

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

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I could not recommend Molly as a pet sitter more. Every walk, I received an extremely detailed Rover card, complete with a picture and GPS of their walk, an... (more)"

20. Katie

Friendly, pet-loving sitter

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie is very good with animals and is a kind a loving person. She is also very smart as she is a lawyer and athlete. She has watched and walked my dog in p... (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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