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1. Christina

Dog Mom who adores 4-legged pals

Cleveland Park, washington, DC, 20016

"Christina was really awesome! She took great care of our dog, sent us daily reports and pictures, and was very accommodating when we changed the pick-up time. (more)"

2. Jaclyn

Petsitting that's like a Pup Vacation!

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

"Jaclyn was great! She always kept me updated on how my dog, Duke, was doing and made sure to get all relevant instructions from me beforehand. She made the d... (more)"

3. Isabelle

24/7 care & play: your dog is never alone

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

"This was actually dog walking at my home. they were reliable and responsive when I my then dog walker flaked on me and left me and my dog in a bind. My dog w... (more)"

4. Kimberly

Capitol Hill Dog Lover!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

"Kimberly truly has a gift with dogs. For the past couple of years she has fostered a number of dogs with different behavioral traits. Not only did she care f... (more)"

5. Cameron

PuppyLoving Couple - Arlington

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

"Great stay! The dogs seemed so happy when we picked them up and Cameron sent updates every day. We would definitely feel good about recommending them to anyo... (more)"

6. Luis

I LOVE DOGs! Dog Walker/Dog Sitter

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC, 20009

"Nola had a very nice stay with Luis! He was very responsive and sent a picture every day. I feel very comfortable with Luis and trust that he's a good person... (more)"

7. Melissa

PAWfect PupVacay While You're Away!

Cleveland Park, Washington, DC, 20016

"Melissa is a very trustworthy and responsible person. As the owner of two cats, she has a lot of experiencing caring for animals. Melissa is one of the few p... (more)"

8. Cindy

We have a vacancy that only your pup can fill!

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

"This was our first weekend away from our dog, and we could rest easy knowing she was with Cindy! She even sent us pictures so we could see how much fun Zoey ... (more)"

9. Kristin

Life long dog lover and owner

Arlington View, Arlington, VA, 22204

"Kristin is amazing with dogs! She knows how to pick up on each dogs personality and bring out the best in each breed she is around. She is very aware of the ... (more)"

10. Liza

Friendly and Caring Dog Lover

Georgetown, Washington, DC, 20007

"I enthusiastically endorse Liza as a qualified pet sitter. She has proven to be reliable, competent, and trustworthy. She has cared for my elderly golden ... (more)"

11. Frank

Responsible dog lover

Woodley Park, Washington , DC, 20008

"I have known Frank since he moved to the US two years ago. He is a great guy, very responsible and disciplined and he struck me as someone who loves animals ... (more)"

12. Jeff

Dog Sitting on H Street

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

"Jeff watched Tyson for us and we know Tyson had the best time! Jeff provided many photos to keep us updated while we were away, I would recommend him! (more)"

13. Ashley


Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

"Ashley seemed like a lighthearted warm person who really cares about your dog! I contacted her thursday for a last minute weekend stay for my puppy. She sa... (more)"

14. Angela

Looking to dog sit!

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

"Angela is a dear and was an awesome sitter for our senior dogs. She was very attentive and communicated with us during their 4-day stay. Our dogs rarely lea... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Annie

Work-at-Home Dog Lover for Your Pup!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

"Annie was fantastic--very flexible, accommodating and obviously, a dog lover. We were passing through DC for New Year's Eve with friends and had nowhere for ... (more)"

16. Melissa

You deserve a stress free vacation!

Catholic University-Brookland, Washington, DC, 20017

"This was my first time using Rover and my first time letting my doggy-son stay with a non-family member or close friend. I was scared, nervous, and fearful o... (more)"

17. Brittany

A dog-loving couple!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

"My dog Maybie loved Brittany! She was great! (more)"

18. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

"Cavaughn was amazing. We were tourists in the city and only decided 12 hours before that we needed a dog sitter the following day. Cavaughn responded within ... (more)"

Available this weekend
19. Kert

A place where your dog has a 2nd home!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

"Kert was very responsive and sent me pictures of Lady everyday. His apartment is clean and neat with plenty of room for dogs to play. I would definitely reco... (more)"

20. Shannon

Come, Stay & Play!

Mount Pleasant, Washington , DC, 20010

"Shannon took great care of Lou during our weekend away. She was patient with some of his quirks and took him on lots of walks. We appreciated her photo updat... (more)"

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Dog owners love Rover's Washington DC dog sitters. 1,885 owners have reviewed sitters in Washington DC, giving them an average rating of 4.95/5.

Washington D.C., 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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