Your Pet Deserves the best. We're here to help.
District Pet Care is a local, woman-owned business dedicated to providing personalized care to your pets! We are a hand-picked team of animal lovers who see each pet we visit as a part of the family. Our team is a local favorite and comes highly reviewed by every family we serve.
You want the peace of mind of knowing your pet is getting the best care possible while you are away. That’s why we use modern technology to send you photo updates and notes at the end of every visit! Each team member is certified in pet CPR and First Aid, so if an emergency should arise, we can take immediate action before taking them to their veterinarian. Our team is also rigorously screened with background checks to ensure both your pet and home are in safe hands. Now you can fully relax on vacation or get into your deep-work space.
Our owner has over 12 years experience of working with animals professionally. From Animal Caretaker and Adoption Counselor at the MSPCA to receptionist and Veterinary Technician in the veterinary field, her recognition of the need for trustworthy, knowledgeable in-home pet care lead to the creation of District Pet Care.
Insured and bonded through Pet Sitters Associates
You’ll support a local woman-owned D.C. business.
FREE In-Home Consultation
Whether your cat wants to play, snuggle, or just enjoy a little companionship, we'll make sure they're catered to while you're away from home. All necessities covered and then some: We'll scoop the poop, provide food and water, plus any special needs while sharing lots of love. Each member of our hand-picked team is pet first aid & CPR certified.
Rates start at $28 per visit
Pocket Pets & Exotics
We love all animals big and small! Fur, feathers, or scales - we have lots of experience with small birds, pocket pets, ferrets, fish and reptiles. Let us take care of your unique companion so you can have peace of mind while away.
AREAS OF COVERAGE For Sitting
Mount Vernon Triangle
If you are near any of these neighborhoods, please contact us and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
Dog Walks currently available in the following areas:
U St Corridor
Whether your pup wants a trip around the block (before getting back to their nap) or a longer adventure through the neighborhood, your pup's happiness and safety is our number one priority. We offer 2 hour time windows for walks within the hours of 11 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday. This allows you to customize when we come based on your dog’s needs. Each member of our hand-picked team is pet first aid & CPR certified.
VIP (Very Important Puppers) $20
For our Very Important Puppers! As a VIP your dog will enjoy a fresh air adventure with another furry friend or two. We keep our groups to no more than three to allow for plenty of personal attention and interaction during walks. No giant rows of dogs in military style formation here!
Potty Breaks $15
A 15 minute break outside for a bit of fresh air, socialization, a chance for your pup to relieve themselves.
Puppy Package $30/day
We love helping new puppers discover the world! Your new family member will receive 2 solo Potty Breaks. The first given between 10:30am - 12:00pm, and second between 2:00pm - 3:30pm. We will help you practice preferred basic commands and leash manners along the way. Once your pup receives all their vaccines, we will start introducing them to local friends who are compatible for extra play and socialization.
Solo walks +$4
Available for either a VIP or Potty Break. If your pup doesn’t like to share their walker or needs a little bit more attention, this is the right service for you.
Occasional Walks +$4
If your pup doesn’t need a walk every day, we are happy to accommodate them.