Dog Boarding in Washington, D.C.

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

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1. Susie

Law student who LOVES dogs.

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Susie was awesome with Cinnamon! Cinnamon instantly felt comfortable with her. She made sure to ask me questions on how cinnamon goes through her day, to giv... (more)"

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2. Rachelramone

Highly Experienced and New to DC

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Rachel was so attentive and kind and understanding with my dog, Sammie. I got several updates and was never in doubt that Sammie was taken care of. Rachel he... (more)"

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3. Katie

I'm pawsitive and furendly

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

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"Katie was very responsive and flexible. She sent photos and updates throughout the weekend, which we really appreciated. We would definitely have her sit Cal... (more)"

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4. Renee & Jay

Never met a dog we didn’t like!

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Renee and Jay were very responsive and punctual. They kept me updated throughout the day, and the photo was super appreciated. My puppy seemed well taken car... (more)"

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5. Kristen

Work from home dog mom

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

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

"Kristen was amazing with my dog. Very responsive and very easy going. She would send updates with pictures on how he was doing. Plus she's got a really cute ... (more)"

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6. Benjamin

Homeowner w/ high-energy for pup!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Benjamin was great! He hosted our pup while we were traveling for Thanksgiving, and we couldn’t have been happier. He sent frequent updates and photos. He al... (more)"

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7. Allie & Michael

Long walks through the park!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

"Allie and Mikey were fantastic! Clearly dog lovers just waiting to get one of their own. Our dog needs, and received, a ton of exercise and seemed right at h... (more)"

8. Aminah

Dogs All Day All Love Everywhere!!!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

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

"Aminah was soooo great! She is truly a dog person and genuinely loved my Barack. He was very tired when I came to get him which is good abd rare since he is ... (more)"

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9. Holly

Home-most of the time, fenced yard

Capitol Hill, WASHINGTON, DC, 20003

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

"5+ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️rating! Best boarding experience my Frenchie has had! He enjoyed playing with Holy’s Frenchie in a nice neighborhood with lots of outside space ... (more)"

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10. Brittany

Experience w/ Active&Special Needs

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

"This is Brittany’s second overnight with Biscuit. We are very pleased. She has been generous with her time and strives to provide the best care she can for B... (more)"

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11. Courtney

Friendly, experienced, doggo-lover!

Columbia Heights, Washigton, DC, 20010

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"Courtney and her boyfriend were amazing! They were extremely flexible when we needed them to watch Ziggy for an extra day, which we were very grateful for. Z... (more)"

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12. Tessa

Next to dog park, love walks

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Tessa is a great dog sitter! She gives you daily updates with pics. She made my Baya feel right at home! Will definitely use her devices again in the future.? (more)"

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13. Sofie

Your dog's new best friend

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Sofie was fantastic! She was easy to reach, flexible with pickup and drop off and most importantly she had to deal with (completely unexpected) anxiety from ... (more)"

14. Jamie

Will treat your pup like my own

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20004

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

"Jamie was absolutely amazing. We aren’t sure our dog wanted to come home with us... he was super flexible and responsive, and he seemed genuinely to enjoy h... (more)"

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15. Esther

I'll hike/run/cuddle with your dog!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Esther was great with our small dog! Our pup had a great time and we got great updates and pictures from Esther while we were away. We will definitely try to... (more)"

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16. Drake

Tender Loving Care

Capitol Hill, Washington DC, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Drake was so wonderful to our pup, Dexter, over Labor Day Weekend! He was extremely flexible with the drop off and pick up times, was very responsive in our ... (more)"

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17. Ariana

Reliable Neighborhood Dog-Sitter!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Ariana is AWESOME! My pup was happy as a clam and I felt comfortable he was in loving hands while I was away. She will be our go-to anytime I need care for H... (more)"

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18. Lauren

Dog cuddles are the best cuddles

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding

"Lauren is fantastic. Weller always comes home happy after a visit with Lauren and her adorable pup Teddy. She is extremely accommodating, professional, and i... (more)"

19. Laura

Patio access + Close to dog park!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding

"I was extremely impressed with Laura. Upon meeting her, it was apparent that she's a verifiable dog lover and responsible sitter. She warmly welcomed Sammy i... (more)"

20. Evelyn

Treat-Friendly

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

Dog Boarding

"Easily the most reassuring thing about traveling sans dog was the amount of communication (and pictures!!) I was bestowed and provided. It was the best part ... (more)"


Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Washington, D.C., DC dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Washington, D.C., read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

If you're the sort of person who likes to book services when you're out and about, you'll love the Rover dog boarding app. In minutes, you'll be able to view hundreds of experienced dog sitters no matter where you are, or re-book on-demand with your puppy's favorite dog sitter. You'll get to check in in real-time to see how your dog's day is going, with the photo updates feature from your dog sitter via the Rover dog boarding app. And if you hate carrying cash, or calculating tips, you'll love the Rover app's cashless payment feature which enables fast, secure payment of your dog sitter without money needing to change hands.

The cost of dog boarding in Washington, D.C. may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much you can expect to pay for dog boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with an individual dog sitter.

In other words, when you use Rover to find Washington, D.C. dog boarding services, your pet is given the best in loving care and hands-on attention, and you don't need to miss out on that just because life got in the way.

Are you a dog lover who wants to know more about how to turn your passion into profit? There's lots of opportunity to earn money with dog boarding in Anten Mills, ON. If you're not sure where to start, visit our page about how to become a dog sitter. We're always happy to include new dog sitters in our dog boarding service listings, and the simple application process means you can start your own dog boarding business in no time. We also take the hassle out when it comes to paperwork, because all our Rover dog sitters have access to helpful benefits including the Rover Guarantee and cashless payment feature, so you don't have to worry about getting paid on time. Why not apply today?

Interested in helping out as a sitter? Check out our Washington DC dog sitting jobs page.