Dog Boarding in Washington, D.C.

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

1. Caroline

Trustworthy, caring, pet sitter!

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Caroline was just amazing in taking care of Mia. Very responsive, kept me updated on a daily basis, sent me pics and went above and beyond to make Mia's stay... (more)"

2. Thomas

A Dog's Man

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Thomas took great care of Hansel! He took him on runs and played fetch, and provided me with pictures and updates while I was away. Hansel came home happy an... (more)"

3. Melissa

Will work for puppy kisses!

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20002

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

"Melissa was fabulous! Pictures of cuddle time, a run, a furry friend to hang out with. I would definitely book with Melissa again. (more)"

4. Nova

I give some (paw)esome service.

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20001

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

1 repeat client

"Scott is a good sitter. He had my dog for three nights and Melo was comfortable. He sent me pictures and updates on how Melo was doin without me even asking.... (more)"

5. Sarah

Ready to play with your dog!

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"This was a great first experience with Rover! Sarah is confident and comfortable with dogs, which of course they sense. She also did a great job communicat... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Paul

Dogs treated like royalty

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"Paul and Amanda were amazing! They came to our rescue! Howie loved them and ny they had a blast with trips to the dog park. Ans he's conveniently located. ... (more)"

7. Kelly

Outdoorsy, friendly couple from NZ

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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)"

8. Supon

Happy Home = Happy Dogs

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

16 repeat clients

"My husband and I went off on a trip to SW Brazil where neither internet nor cell was available for several days. Raffi stayed with Supon and his 2 dogs alon... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Hannah

Caring & Patient Dog Lover

Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA, 22202

Dog Boarding

"Hannah grew up with dogs and is an extremely active person herself. She has the experience and will make sure your doggie will get lots of fresh air and exer... (more)"

10. Melinda

Safe, Intuitive, Capable Dog Care

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 20003

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

20 repeat clients

"Melinda was absolutely amazing with our dog. We were a little bit nervous leaving him, but she was so caring and attentive to his needs. She also kept us fre... (more)"

11. Cristina

Law Student Looking 4 Furry Friends

Shaw, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

"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)"

12. Valerie

CAN I PET YOUR DOG? :)

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Valerie was absolutely great! She was super easy to coordinate with and extremely responsive. Our pup Tillie had a great time with her and her pup River. Fro... (more)"

13. Joseph

Lots of love, play and training!!

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Joseph watched our 12-week-old puppy, Piper, while we went out of town — not an easy job! In a word, he was amazing. Joseph was responsive to my request. H... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Haley

Life long dog owner/sitter/lover

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Haley was great, easy to communicate with and clearly an experienced dog lover. Our curious dog knocked over and broke a glass while checking out her apartme... (more)"

15. Kenneth

Kenny's Kalorama Kanine Kare!!

Kalorama, Washington, DC, 20008

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

6 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)"

16. Caity

Loves all types of dogs!

Ledroit Park, Washington, DC, 20001

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

"Caity was amazing with our pup. He was so happy and when he came home he was tired from all of his fun playtime. We will be using her again. (more)"

17. Truong

Active Dog Walker/Runner

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"My little Sammy had a great stay with Troung, Madeline and Baxter!! Everything from setting up a meet & greet to getting regular updates & pictures while I w... (more)"

18. Alissa

Dog Loving Young Professional

Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding

"Alissa and her roommates took great care of my hounds over the weekend! She sent me photos and updates. Additionally, I had some very specific care requests ... (more)"

19. Maggie

Super fun, young dog-lover!

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, 20052

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

"Three barks for Maggie #dogsitterextraordinaire! Maggie LOVES dogs. She doesn't just watch them or walk them or let them out. She spends ALL her time with... (more)"

20. Mathias & Autumn

Dogs love us and we love them!

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC, 20009

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

3 repeat clients

"Buddy had such a great time staying with Mathias and Autumn. They treated him like he was their own and thanks to their regular updates and photos I was nev... (more)"

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More on Washington DC

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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