Dog Boarding in Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Kaitlin

We'll treat your dogs like family!

Alexandria, VA, 22303

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Kaitlin was great! Kaitlin and her husband are very nice and welcoming to myself and our pet Bleu. Clean home which is a plus for both my wife and I. Loved t... (more)"

2. Jessica

Navy vet/college student/dog owner.

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

11 repeat clients

"Tucker had a great stay with Jessica! She was very responsive and flexible in last minute schedule changes. Would absolutely recommend and would have her tak... (more)"

3. Nicole

A Doggy Shangri-La

Alexandria , VA, 22310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

10 repeat clients

"Nicole is the most awesome sitter I have EVER had. In a crises she called me right back late at night and was able to take Rush in immediatly. She has now ... (more)"

4. Cassandra

Over a decades worth of experience

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cassandra is caring, compassionate and responsible. She has had animals her whole life and takes very good care of them. I would highly recommend Cassandra a... (more)"

5. Tiarra

Pampering your pets in Ballston!

Waverly Hills, Arlington, VA, 22207

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"I felt so comfortable leaving my Zoey with Tiarra. She's a real dog person, with a couple of little dogs of her own, she kept me updated every step of the pr... (more)"

6. Vinitha

Small Dog Lover and Care Giver

Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA, 22304

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Vinitha did a wonderful job of taking care of jagger and even sent pictures of jagger playing and having fun! If I ever need a dog sitter again I definitely ... (more)"

7. Mark

Dog Lovers In Del Ray

Potomac West, Alexandria, VA, 22305

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"My dog spent 6 days with Mark and I can really tell she was very happy with him and his dog Bodhi, Mark sent me regular updates with pictures. He took really... (more)"

8. Chidinma

Fun Dog Lover!

Landmark-Van Dom, Alexandria , VA, 22304

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Roxy had a great time and was happy and exhausted when I picked her up! I will be sure to use Chichi again in the future! (more)"

9. Miranda

Outgoing, friendly, dog lover

Eisenhower East, Alexandria, VA, 22314

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

1 repeat client

"Miranda took such good care of my puppy. It was the first time Lily had been left with with a sitter and it was a good experience for her. The next time I ne... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
10. Quen

Dog lover with a 5star personality!

Alexandria Wrest, Alexandria , VA, 22311

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

4 repeat clients

"Lexie seemed very comfortable with Quen even when they first met. That put me at ease. Quen provided pictures during Lexie's stay. At the end of Lexie's stay... (more)"


Only the best for your Fur-baby!

North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria, VA, 22302

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"Jessica is amazing! Luca loves staying with her, and we know that he is always in good hands while we are away. She sends the best updates and pictures, and ... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
12. Erin

Dog lover!

North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria, VA, 22302

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Erin is so great! Tank loved his stay with her and I LOVED the pictures she sent. She took him on runs each morning (he loves his morning runs) and made hi... (more)"


Doggy vacation: play, eat & sleep

Seminary Hill, Alexandria , VA, 22304

Dog Boarding

26 repeat clients

"Our dog Sonny stayed with Aisha for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. We were very grateful for her daily reports - she provided a lot of thoughtful commenta... (more)"

14. Holly

Dog lover and active walker

Potomac West, Alexandria , VA, 22301

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"All I have to say is that I'm pretty sure my dog forgot we'd be leaving him for a weekend! Holly is such a great pet sitter and mine had an absolute blast wi... (more)"

15. Cendy

Your Dog Will Feel Right At Home!

Columbia Heights West, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

90 repeat clients

"Cendy was very easy to get in touch with and was very responsive. My two large dogs are usually hard for other people to get used to, but she didn't seem to ... (more)"

16. Sean

Dog-Loving Apartment in Fairlington

Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA, 22206

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Awesome couple! They loved on Trigger like he was their own! Thank you guys :) (more)"

17. Brielle

Happy home with lots of snuggles!

Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA, 22206

Dog Boarding

"Brielle was quick to respond and very accommodating to my schedule. (more)"

18. Mike

Fun, responsible family

Forest Glen, Arlington, VA, 22204

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

6 repeat clients

"Mike and his family did an excellent job with my puppy. They took him to the dog park and out for long walks. I felt very comfortable leaving my dog with the... (more)"

19. Julia

Our home is their home!

Alexandria Wrest, Alexandria, VA, 22302

Dog Boarding

5 repeat clients

"Julia and her husband were great hosts for Riley! Julia was very responsive to messages (within a few minutes usually) and very accommodating and flexible to... (more)"

20. Kristen

animal lover. Athletic/ runner

Long Branch Creek, Arlington , VA, 22206

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

"Kristen was terrific! Her communication responses were always quick and clear. She sent us a lot of updates with pictures which we loved. We'd board Frank... (more)"

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In Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA, dog lovers trust for their dog boarding needs. Over 2,037 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in Arlington, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking dog boarding in Fairlington-Shirlington can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book dog boarding in Arlington on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Fairlington-Shirlington dog sitter in seconds on If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA who meets your and your dog'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 dog, including background checks and 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 dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Fairlington-Shirlington.

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