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.

Confirmed Holiday Availability
1. Kaylene

Medical Student who LOVES dogs!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington DC, DC, 20064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

21 repeat clients

"She is great with Kerry. (more)"

2. Raven

D1 Athlete ready to love puppies!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Raven has taken care of our two cats twice now for multiple days at a time, and I can tell by the photos she sends us that our two cats love her company. Rav... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
3. Glenda

Spoiled with hugs and kisses!

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"I have a 13 year old yorkie and a 2 year old tabby and Glenda has taken care of my babies at my house and at her house. She is amazing with my babies. My lit... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
4. Melinda

Home Full Time! Military Spouse!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Melinda Jamison for over 23 years, she is a kind, intelligent , personable and the biggest most passionate animal lover and owner I have ever me... (more)"

5. Laura

Quality care for your fur baby!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Laura was so great with Ray. Ray is a senior blind pug and requires some special attention because of it. Laura took care of his needs wonderfully. I also lo... (more)"

6. Hannah

Pettin' on dogs forever and always

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Very communicative and had a great walk with my dog! Will definitely book again. She made the process very simple and remembered everything I told her about ... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
7. Heather

Friendly & Professional Pet Lover

Cleveland Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

66 repeat clients

"Heather was on time and was incredibly detailed with her update for us on Gotham. She did everything that was asked and even went above and beyond. I would f... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. Ilana

All weather dog walker!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"When Ilana and I lived in the same city, we were roommates for a couple years. Throughout that time, she would frequently dog-sit for friends and family memb... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
9. Charlie

Big fan of all things fluffy

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

29 repeat clients

"We came home to a bossy ball of fur after a couple of days away which was a sure sign that her time with Charlie went well. Charlie has been excellent from t... (more)"

10. Kyle

Your dog will be my running buddy!!

Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kyle is courteous, diligent, and dedicated. He takes exceptional care of my Labrador, Max, even spending extra time after walking and feeding to make sure Ma... (more)"

11. Kaitlin

Work-from-home gal, lovin' on pups!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kaitlin has been absolutely wonderful with our puppy! She takes him out for walks and has playtime several times per week. She has a very calm and positive d... (more)"

12. Leandra

The best Fur-baby sister ever

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Leandra was absolutely wonderful during her first visit with Louie! Booking again! (more)"

13. Danni

GWU Honors Student with Experience!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"I had Danni cat-sit Sprout, who is a very lively, kind of dog-like cat. Danni was phenomenal. I've had other sitters phone it in with cats, since they're a b... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
14. Benise

Home away from home <3

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

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

"When you meet Benise, you find that she is a person that you want to spend more time with and get to know. She’s outgoing, dedicated, responsible and kind-sp... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Zach

Fun Beagle, Human Included

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

29 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)"

16. Amanda

Lover of all things animal :)

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

9 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)"

17. Rachel

Shaw/U Street Walker/Sitter/Friend!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Rachel is kind and responsible, and she has lots of love and snuggles to share with all the critters! My dog just loves spending time with auntie Rachel, an... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
18. Elizabeth

Mt Vernon Triangle Puppy Paradise

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

10 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was wonderful with my cats. She clearly has a knack for kittie-care, and when I arrived home, they were both so calm and at ease. She sent updates ... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
19. Lee

My dog and I love company!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

18 repeat clients

"Friendly, flexible, reliable, affordable. What else do you need? (more)"

20. Jessica

Reliable, responsible, dog lover

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Jessica has watched my two dogs multiple times while I've been away and I will continue to ask her to dog sit as my dogs love her and she is truly trustworth... (more)"

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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