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

51 repeat clients

"The girls liked Janine from the first meet and greet. I'm so grateful Jae was available on short notice and on a holiday! And so happy to have all the pictur... (more)"

2. Allison

Your furkid will be in great hands!

Columbia Heights, Washington , DC, 20001

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

8 repeat clients

"Allison was great with my cats when I was out of town. She popped in to check on them, feed them, and give them some ear scratches while I was out of town. I... (more)"

3. Chelsea

Woof! Woof! Wag!

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our beloved Cody would say that Chelsea was "Ruff-tastic!," and so would we! She was reliant, punctual and always seemed to find ways to go above and beyond... (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Stephanie

Pups Presidential Care

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20037

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

2 repeat clients

About: Your animals will be in a animal friendly environment and get endless love while in my care. I am a fun loving, active, and attentive young female ... (more)

5. Nicole

Medical Student with Big Backyard!

Foxhall Village, Washington, DC, 20007

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

About: Since bringing home my family's first dog eight years ago, I have been the happiest dog lover in the world. Unfortunately, I am in medical school w... (more)

6. Neha

Weekend Away? Dog-Boarding in NoMa!

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

About: My SO, Ben, and I don't have any pets of our own (yet), but we both have ample experience taking care of our own and friends' and family members' ... (more)

7. Victoria

Recent GW Grad and Dog lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC, 20006

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a responsible, and friendly recent GW graduate with a love for our four legged friends. In the past, I have dog walked for neighbors and famil... (more)

8. Elle

Weekend belly rubs and long runs

Petworth, Washington, DC, 20011

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elle is a dog whisperer! Elle grew up loving her family dogs, and her face always lights up when a cute puppy is near. She took care of our dog Lola and our ... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Chenika

Fun & Passionate Sitter!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Chenika did a lovely job at taking care of my cat Aries. She was professional, responded quickly to my questions and seemed to truly love taking care of anim... (more)"

10. Natalie

Happy Rover Customer and Pet Sitter

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

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

9 repeat clients

"Responsible and flexible. Our dog has a nice time with Natalie. (more)"

11. Beth

Flexible and trusted dog-lover!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Beth is great! She is super flexible and great to work with. I know Rousseau is in great hands. (more)"

12. Camilla

Active, Playful, Dog Lover!!!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Camilla is a dog lover. She grew up with dogs and has walked her own for years, as well as friends' and neighbors' dogs. Camilla is totally reliable, trus... (more)"

13. Zach

Fun Beagle, Human Included

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

28 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)"

14. Jenna

Dog lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

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

About: Animal lover. I have grown up around dogs and have always been a fan of animal psychology. I understand the importance of companionship and getting... (more)

15. Hope

Neat Dog Lover!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thank you for watching my furbaby! (more)"

16. Josh

Teacher w/ summers off Home FT

Ledroit Park, Washington , DC, 20002

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a very active dog owner and love spending time with my two dogs. We frequently go for hikes, walks or trips to the park. I view my two dogs as... (more)

Available this weekend
17. Sam

Eager dog lover with snappy spirit

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sam took wonderful care of our pets! She was so flexible and communicative. I loved that she sent pictures and updates during our trip, and she made time to... (more)"

18. Molly

I love dogs more than humans

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

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

19. Elizabeth

14th Street Puppy Paradise

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

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

5 repeat clients

About: I'm Liz, a young professional who works from home with decades of experience caring for pets. I've always been a dog lover and often pet sit for f... (more)

20. Alexa

Let me love your pups in DC or VA!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

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Learn About Premier

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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