Dog Boarding in Washington, D.C.

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

1. Alli

Big-hearted Family, Home Full-time!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

8 repeat clients

"Alli helped me out when I needed a last-minute sitter, and everything worked out wonderfully. Haans LOVED staying there--particularly because he could play w... (more)"

2. Eliza

Active dog owner/lover!

Glover Park, Washington , DC, 20007

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I have known Eliza almost 20 years and there is not a better person I would trust with my dog. She is a responsible, hard-working, and loving dog person. You... (more)"

3. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

29 repeat clients

"Melinda was great to work with, very flexible and communicative about the stay. She clearly has a real affection for and talent with dogs, and -- judging by ... (more)"

4. Caroline

Trustworthy, caring, pet sitter!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Caroline took care of my baby Charlie (my 2year old golden doodle)for three weeks. I was extremely nervous but she kept reassuring me by sending me photos o... (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Nella

Who let the dogs out??

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

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

1 repeat client

About: I have had dogs my whole life and grew up with a variety of breeds, from small to large dogs. After I moved away for college I adopted my own dog n... (more)

6. Cristina

Law Student Looking 4 Furry Friends

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Cristina is highly attentive, extremely responsive, and just about as sweet of a human being as you could ever meet. She was able to expertly manage our anxi... (more)"

7. Amy

I adore all dogs.

Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Definitely the easiest Rover experience I've had. Amy was super flexible and sent fun photo updates of Piper. It was clear that she had a great time - highly... (more)"

8. Peggie

I have a large fenced in backyard

Aurora Highlands, Arlington , VA, 22202

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Peggie is our neighbor. We've known Peggie for approximately 5 years. Peggie and her boyfriend David are frequently outside enjoying the front yard on a benc... (more)"

9. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"Supon was a total lifesaver! After our sitter cancelled at the last minute, we frantically were looking for a replacement. Supon was so gracious, communicati... (more)"

10. Anastasia

Yogi & zen pup on Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

5 repeat clients

"Anastasia is amazing! She is a fantastic care taker and a truly lovely person all around! She takes excellent care of Cosmo and ensures all his needs are met... (more)"

11. Justin

I'll take great care of your pet.

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Justin was terrific with my pup. He kept me informed of what they were up to, sent me pics & let me know that he missed me :) luckily, he was flexible with a... (more)"

12. Kelly

Outdoorsy, friendly couple from NZ

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I wanted to send a quick message to let you know how pleased I was with Kel and Rach this past weekend. They really showed great concern and care for my big ... (more)"

13. Sierah

Responsible, Caring and Attentive!

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

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

1 repeat client

"Sierah was phenomenal! She sent updates and pictures regularly. Hebrew loves sun-bathing and it looks like he got his fair share of outdoor time. Additional... (more)"

14. Julie

My dog is my best friend :)

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Julie was wonderful with my dog. She took great care of him and sent pictures and updates regularly. My dog was in good spirits when I picked him up. I would... (more)"

15. Melissa

Will work for puppy kisses!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

2 repeat clients

"Fitz had a great week with Melissa while we were out of the country. Every day included a trip to the park and/or a run, which was wonderful since our lab ha... (more)"

16. Nova

I give some (paw)esome service.

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

2 repeat clients

"Our dog had a great time with Nova! He provided regular updates/photos and was very responsive to questions. He clearly has a way with dogs! We will definite... (more)"

17. Aloise

a first choice sitter for any dog!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20036

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Aloise gave Benji the most loving home during his stay and it was clear that he was happy and well relaxed while at her apartment on his doggie vacay. She is... (more)"

18. Sammy

Law Student w/ Affordable Pet Care

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

7 repeat clients

"Sammy was great with our puggle Jameson. Very responsive to messages both before and during his 4 night stay. We were happy that he was able to spend so much... (more)"

19. Kenneth

Kenny's Kalorama Kanine Kare!!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

8 repeat clients

"Kenneth came to the rescue with my last minute out of town trip. He was very quick with his response, super flexible with pick up and drop off times, and se... (more)"

20. Dan

Fun dog lover, safe, and experience

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Owen had a great time with Dan! He stayed for the long weekend. Dan was also very accommodating to our pick up/ drop off schedule. We would highly recommend ... (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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