Dog Boarding in Washington, D.C.

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

1. Meredith

Experienced owner and lover of dogs

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Lucy was in great hands with Meredith and Nick. They were easy to coordinate with and we could tell Lucy had a lot of fun because she was exhausted when we p... (more)"

2. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

31 repeat clients

"Supon did an excellent job watching my dog. He frequently sent pictures and updates and made my shy and overly suspicious dog feel comfortable and at home. ... (more)"

3. Whitney

Conscientious & Caring Dog Fanatic

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Whitney did an awesome job watching my dog. She was very communicative overall, and I received frequent photo updates, which was perfect. Ellie came back to ... (more)"

4. Patricia

Mount Pleasant Pet Boarding

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20010

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

20 repeat clients

"Patricia was an excellent host. She took care of my dog Zoe for a week and she sent me updates and pictures every day. She was very friendly throughout the w... (more)"

5. Taylor

Home full-time, can train, active

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

1 repeat client

"Munchie had a great time with Echo, Taylor's dog. They got along well right from the start. We will definitely use Taylor again! (more)"

6. Maureen

Work From Home Dog Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Maureen was wonderful with our dog while we were gone for over a week. Goose came back exhausted from playing with Baylor and another pup! Would definitely... (more)"

7. Alli

Big-hearted Family, Home Full-time!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

9 repeat clients

"Alli took great care of Tali while we were away for the weekend. She was treated like one of the family, and we got updates during the weekend to see how she... (more)"

8. Annabel

I love all dogs, big or small!

Glover Park, Washington , DC, 20007

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

10 repeat clients

"Callie was obviously well taken care of and loved. Annabel was so helpful and flexible with dropping off and picking her up. Thank you so much! (more)"

9. Andrea

Runs, cuddles and endless attention

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Andrea and Audrey have watched Brutus twice now, and he always comes back happy and sleepy (which to me, is an indication of great success :)). I'll happily... (more)"

10. Amy

Love jogging, dog park and cuddles

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

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

About: I have experience with a variety of breeds and temperaments as I used to foster animals through DC PAWS Rescue. I had to take a break to go to law ... (more)

11. Jessica

Navy vet/college student/dog owner.

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

24 repeat clients

"Jessica is a great sitter! She sends daily updates, pictures, and is very flexible with drop off/pick up times. My dog can't wait to stay with her again. :-) (more)"

12. Anastasia

Yogi & zen pup on Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

5 repeat clients

"Anastasia was great with Maybelle and she and Joey got along so well! I had zero concerns while I was away and appreciated the periodic updates. Great dog lo... (more)"

13. Natasha

Relaxing Vacay at Happy Dog House

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Natasha was so great to work with and definitely plan to book with her again. She sent photos/videos everyday, was very flexible with drop off/pick up, accom... (more)"

14. Percy

Responsible, Reliable, Animal Lover

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Percy was great! He was accommodating of my schedule, and I got lots of picture updates of Pepper having a fun time. Thanks for a wonderful stay! (more)"

15. Jonathan

I love all dogs. Best Friends

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Jonathan watched my golden retriever, Jax, while I was out of town for several days. He is an amazing dog sitter. And, you can tell he loves and cares for d... (more)"

16. Christina

Taking care of doggies since 1987!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding

37 repeat clients

"Thank you Christina for taking great care of Billy every time we go out of town even when you're stuck in snowmageddon and Billy has to stay extra days becau... (more)"

17. Oscar

Home Full Time Dog Lover!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

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

1 repeat client

"Oscar is the best! He asked lots of questions about her care and was in touch with me regularly by text to share updates and photos. He has a beautiful home ... (more)"

18. Morgan

A True Dog Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Morgan was a great sitter for my dog! She was responsive, flexible, and kept me posted on how my dog was doing. My dog loved spending time with Morgan and I ... (more)"

19. Michelle

Long walks and jogs are my go-to!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

"Michelle is a kind, caring person that understands the importance and responsibility involved in taking care of another's loved ones. She is passionate abou... (more)"

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20. Lee

My dog and I love company!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"I was so happy and comfortable leaving my dog with Lee! She arranged for us to meet at her home in advance of the booking to ensure that our dogs got along w... (more)"

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Washington DC, home of the nation's head dog, is also home to some of the nation's chief dog lovers.

Case in point: Fido isn't just allowed, but welcome to explore the National Mall and walk laps around the Reflecting Pool. Though this is a leash-required area, the photo opportunities are incredible.

Of course, some dog parents prefer a more rustic environment. Well, D.C. has that too! Travel few miles north to Rock Creek Park and discover a national playground with plenty of trails and smells for your dog to enjoy.

Whether traveling for a long weekend or an epic campaign, dog owners in Washington, D.C. can travel comfortably knowing all Rover dog boarding, dog sitting, and dog walking services are covered by Premium Insurance.

Because your dog deserves nothing but the best, most-loving care while you're away.

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