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

"Soupon was amazing to deal with - I highly recommend him to look after your fur baby! Our dog was pampered and Soupon sent pics of his various adventures. I ... (more)"

3. 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 my little princess. She's extremely responsive, professional, friendly, and flexible. I'll definitely be booking with her again! (more)"

4. Janine

I love my babies!

Catholic University-Brookland, WASH, DC, 20017

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

55 repeat clients

"Janine was great! She was super flexible about drop-off and pickup times, sent us frequent photo updates, and was just really friendly and reassuring overall... (more)"

5. Whitney

Conscientious & Caring Dog Fanatic

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Whitney was great with my dog Phil. Phil is an older dog with kidney disease, and Whitney took great care of him and made sure he felt comfortable during his... (more)"

6. 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)"

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. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. Adelle

home full time, lives near parks

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20011

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

3 repeat clients

"Adelle took SUCH great care of our furbaby. She sent us updates and when we picked her up, she was as happy as ever. She got to take plenty of walks and enjo... (more)"

11. Christina

Taking care of doggies since 1987!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding

37 repeat clients

"Christina was so welcoming to Murray and was great about sending updates and pictures. I was nervous to be out of the country so long but she took great care... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Elizabeth

Liz & Paul's Pawaction

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding

"I've know liz and her dog aster since she and her boyfriend adopted him about three years ago. He was such a high energy husky mix, I wasn't sure how they wo... (more)"

14. Britney

Hang Out w/ Friendly Basset Hound

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

"Locke looks like he had a great time with Britney and Truman! Britney sent me updates and pictures throughout the day. Truman did a great job sharing his toy... (more)"

15. Beth

Casa de Cockers in Capitol Hill

Northeast Washington, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Beth and Jorge are everything you could hope for in a dogsitter-- responsible, experienced, and easy to communicate with. They weren't the least bit fazed by... (more)"

16. Janelle

To love yours as I do mine...

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Timon had an incredible time with Janelle and Cooper! Throughout the day I received videos and photos of him playing with Cooper, resting under the trees, an... (more)"

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17. Lee

My dog and I love company!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"This was our 1st stay with Lee and she stepped up to help us with a last minute reservation. We met at Shaw dog park prior visiting her home near Logan Circl... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Morgan

A True Dog Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

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

"Morgan was the first sitter to ever board my dog Kody as I went out of town she is a lovely woman she was caring and clearly patient because my Kody is a act... (more)"

20. Tami

Home full time; loves playtime

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

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

2 repeat clients

"Tami is an extremely intelligent, caring and responsible person who is a great friend to people and animals alike. I've seen firsthand how Tami takes care o... (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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