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

"Supon did an excellent job watching my dog. He frequently sent pictures and updates and made my shy and overly suspicious dog feel comfortable and at home. ... (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Patricia

Mount Pleasant Pet Boarding

Northwest Washington, Washington, DC, 20010

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

20 repeat clients

"Patricia was an excellent host. She took care of my dog Zoe for a week and she sent me updates and pictures every day. She was very friendly throughout the w... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Maureen

Work From Home Dog Lover

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, 20010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Maureen again took wonderful care of Gipper while we were away on vacation. We received lots of pictures and updates, and were so happy to hear about his vi... (more)"

7. 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

"Jae was wonderful! She responds promptly, answered all my questions pre-vacay & sent lots of photos/updates during the trip. We got back earlier than anticip... (more)"

Available this weekend
8. Mary

Mary and Cody's Pup BnB!

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

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

1 repeat client

About: I'm a full time graduate student with two precious dogs, Cooper and Oreo. My husband and I have flexible hours and our dogs are rarely left alone f... (more)

9. Annabel

I love all dogs, big or small!

Glover Park, Washington , DC, 20007

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

10 repeat clients

"Annabel is great! Very flexible with pickup/drop off times and took great care of Max with the pictures to prove it. We took a longer trip than we usually do... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. Jessica

Navy vet/college student/dog owner.

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

24 repeat clients

"Thank you Jessica, Ashton and Eli for taking such good care of my boy Fozzi. So glad he had a little buddy to play with and such caring pet-parents. (more)"

13. 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)"

14. 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)"

15. Percy

Responsible, Reliable, Animal Lover

South West, Washington, DC, 20024

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Percy was great! He was accommodating of my schedule, and I got lots of picture updates of Pepper having a fun time. Thanks for a wonderful stay! (more)"

16. Jonathan

I love all dogs. Best Friends

Downtown, Washington, DC, 20001

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Jonathan watched my golden retriever, Jax, while I was out of town for several days. He is an amazing dog sitter. And, you can tell he loves and cares for d... (more)"

17. Christina

Taking care of doggies since 1987!

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20009

Dog Boarding

37 repeat clients

"I was very happy with Christina's care for my Dexter. He remembered her after the meet-and-greet and ran to her when I dropped him off when it was time for h... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Beth

Casa de Cockers in Capitol Hill

Northeast Washington, Washington, DC, 20002

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Beth and her husband are amazing! Beth responded almost instantly to my request. We were able to set up a "meet and greet" the next day. We met them along wi... (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Lee

My dog and I love company!

Logan Circle, Washington, DC, 20005

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"This is our first experience with Rover and we feel so lucky to have found Lee. She was accommodating, responsible and even let us come check out her apartme... (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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