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1. Kate

It's puppy love--I work from home!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

"Kate was wonderful! She texted me everyday about how things were going and Sprocket had a great time. I plan to use Kate as my dog-sitter as much as I can-... (more)"

2. Mandolin

Pet pampering while you are away.

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

"Mandi was GREAT with my dog, Lexi! This was the first time I used Mandi and the experience was perfect! When my regular dog sitter was unavailable, I quickly... (more)"

3. Annie

Work-at-Home Dog Lover for Your Pup!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

"My little dog had a great stay with Annie and Teddy. I was reluctant to leave him in a rushed way (we were running late for flight). I knew Simba would be sa... (more)"

4. Genna

Couple who will love your pet!

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

"Genna was really great with Max. Even though he only stayed one night, she sent me multiple updates about all the games they were playing and lots of photos!... (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Gene

DC area Hotel Guests special

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

"Gene took care of my 1 and a half year old French Bulldog, Teddy, on New Years Eve, as I was spending the night out. He quickly offered without me even havin... (more)"

6. Kayla

Dog sitting.

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

"Kayla was great! She sent me pics and updates on how my pup was doing while I was traveling, which made me feel really secure and happy, knowing my dog was d... (more)"

7. Vonnie

Dotes over Dogs.

Brentwood, Washington, DC, 20002

"Great sitter, great communication...I was a little nervous at first but she made me feel very comfortable. She sent pictures and videos which showed me how h... (more)"

8. Jaclyn

Petsitting that's like a Pup Vacation!

South West, Washington, DC, 20003

"Highly recommend. Daily sent us photos and updates. Very accommodating and great to work with. Very responsible. Would highly recommend. We have a high energ... (more)"

9. Noelle

Shabby Shaw Resort & Spa

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20002

"Great sitters! Very attentive. They were very flexible about picking Scottie up and when I had flight troubles they were flexible about pick up. Provided gre... (more)"

10. Nicole

Lover of dogs.

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20009

"Nicole was great! We asked if our puppy Libby could meet her and her pup Ruby before the day of dog sitting and she was very accommodating to that and had ti... (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Cameron

Responsible College Student

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20037

"Dear Sir or Madam, Cameron Lancaster is not only an astute individual, but he is also dedicated to all things fury. I have allowed him to watch over my t... (more)"

12. Kerry

Experienced animal lover!!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

"Kerry was really great with both our dogs and really accommodating with our last minute request. She sent us a photo update and really seemed to enjoy having... (more)"

13. Lauren

Looking for a fun dog sitter?!

Mount Vernon Square, Washington , DC, 20001

"Lauren was great!! She took excellent care of my dogs, sent me pics of them each day, and was even flexible when my plans changed and I had to extend my rese... (more)"

14. Shannon

Come, Stay & Play!

Mount Pleasant, Washington , DC, 20010

"Shannon was great. We were hesitant to leave Brighton with a stranger but Shannon was very sweet. We met the night before and Brighton liked her. She sent... (more)"

15. Isabelle

Two dog-loving humans and a dog-loving dog

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

"Amazing home away from home for Lilu. I had regular updates and Isabelle is so great with the dogs. Couldn't ask for a better staycation for my pup. (more)"

16. Danielle

Your Dog Will Be Loved & Cared For

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

"Danielle was excellent with my dog Einstein and with communications both prior and during my weeklong trip away. She frequently sent updates and showed much... (more)"

17. Lisa

Teleworking = 24/7 Doggy Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

"Lisa took great care of Chester! She was very flexible with pick-up and drop-off times, which made scheduling easy. While we were away, Lisa sent lots of pic... (more)"

18. Cavaughn

Your dog is instantly my best friend!

Capitol Hill, Washington , DC, 20003

"Cavaughn was great with our two dogs! He agreed to watch them after another Rover sitter fell through last minute. We could tell he was a dog person from the... (more)"

19. Cora

I would love to care for your dog!

Logan Circle, Washington , DC, 20005

"Cora sent photos and updates on Moose during his stay with her. Cora is also very accommodating, I had to extend Moose's stay and Cora agreed to watch him an... (more)"

20. Cindy

We have a vacancy that only your pup can fill!

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

"My Jack stayed for 9 days and he has found a second home. I can only say good things about Cindy and little Morgan. Thank you both for loving my Jack and m... (more)"

Dog Boarding In Washington, D. C.

The Washington, D.C. Dog Kennel Alternative

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.

Things to Do with Your Dog in Washington, D.C.

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