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Metropawlitan Pet Sitters

Arlington,Alexandria, Falls Church, VA


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22 min response time

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‘20 Certificate of Excellence, 2020


Metropawlitan Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Company serves locations Arlington, Alexandria, parts of Annandale, Fairfax, Falls Church, Merrifield, Vienna and Tysons Corner. Founded in 2009 with a mission to provide quality reliable care to your furry family members.

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9 customer reviews

23 November 2020

My family PCSd to Hawaii this week and my spouse took our dog to be shipped out of Dulles the night before we were supposed to leave. Things did not go to plan and, even though we did everything we were supposed to, our pup missed his flight and had to be rebooked the next evening. I started frantically googling because our flights were at 7 AM. Someone I found through Google connected me with Metropawlitan Petsitters. Jude reached out and assured me that she could pick up our dog from our empty house and have him at Dulles with plenty of time to get on his rebooked flight. Not only did Jude deliver our pup with plenty of time, she also communicated with Alaska Air to make sure they knew to expect her. She stayed in constant communication (the pictures were so helpful to my distressed five year old) so we knew that our boy was checked in and on his way to board his plane. I cannot thank Jude and Metropawlitan Petsitters enough for coming through for us at the last minute. Moving is already stressful enough and the thought of our pup not making it was a lot. As my kiddo said, thanks for mailing our best friend! More...

Reviewed on Facebook

26 March 2020

It’s been great working with the team at Metropawlitan Petsitters. They have done a great job caring for Bella over the years. I really appreciate them stepping in last min to help me when I am stuck at work or have a last business trip. More...

26 March 2020

Absolutely fantastic. The best part of my day is getting a message and a photo of my dog enjoying her walk. I'd give more stars if I could.

26 March 2020

I highly recommend Metropawlitan Petsitters? I've used them for dog-walking and overnight stays, and have always had positive experiences. I trust them completely ti take great care of my "kids". More...

26 March 2020

Ewa is the best dog walker I have EVER had. So much so that when I moved a few years back, I factored her walking territory into my move. My dog can be a bit anxious and she's amazing with him. Plus her post dog walking updates always give me a chuckle(ie: "Apollo met a girl today" with a picture attached).Couldn't recommend Ewa and the Metropawlitan crew enough for your fur babies mid-day needs. More...

19 January 2019

We've only had good experiences with Metropawlitan.  Our dog has been well-taken care of -- particularly, when we're traveling but can't take her along with us.  Metropawlitan's service has given us great peace-of-mind.  We appreciate the owner's personal touch and interest in the well-being of our dog.  We can always reach her easily.  It's great to see the updates available from anywhere. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

16 January 2018

My wife and I strongly recommend Tails of the City. We live in Alexandria and have used Born to Run Pet Fitness's Epic Dog Excursions since September 2017. They have consistently exceeded our expectations, and that is why I have chosen their business for my first Google review.

The company takes our two girls to a nearby fenced in dog park, of our choosing, for almost two hours, three days a week. We know the dogs love the walker (Evon) by their reaction when she picks them up, and she is always excited to see them as well. In short, Evon is wonderful! She has a genuine concerns for our pups that is easily discernible. Before the first excursion, she conducted a visit to the house, met the dogs, and spent a considerable amount of time to ensure that she understood all of their quirks and preferences.

Our girls need more than the walk around the block (or even a leashed run); Evon keeps them engaged and running around the park so that they're ready for a nap upon their return (which is perfect). Within minutes of dropping them back at the house, she sends us a report of how the dogs did, the pick up and drop off times, and photos of them playing, which my wife and I enjoy seeing.

Tails of the City also has an easy to use online portal that lets you make changes to the visit (such as the length of time away from the house), all the way up to 24-hours before the visit. We really appreciate the flexibility of the scheduling system, as we can make changes easily and at any time. Furthermore, we prefer their automated payment system (one less thing to worry about), which is more efficient than writing a check each week, as with our last provider. Lastly, Evon is readily available to address our questions or requested changes, returning calls or emails very quickly.

In all, we are so pleased with the arrangement that we will soon increase the services from three to five days a week. I couldn't ask for more, and am grateful that they provide such a unique experience. I recommend them to anyone looking for dog care services in the area. Thank you!

Reviewed on Google Maps

15 January 2018

What an outstanding experience we had in working with Tails of the City! I have worked with the owner, Thai, who is extremely responsive and dependable. There is no doubt why her business has been so successful for the past 16 years. Although we screen all of our sponsors, Tails of the City shines among the top tier of Pet Sitting professionals offering services well beyond of basic requirements of most prospective pet sitting customers. They offer Born to Run Fitness, which addresses the exercise needs of our four legged friends. They have also has outlasted most of their competition. (Being a publisher in the local pet industry we have found that many Pet Sitters are in and out of business in just 2 - 3 years, not registered with the State, not insured/bonded and have questionable reputations). Thai staffs all her areas within Maryland/DC & VA with professionals who serve all her customers reliably on time. And unlike many fly-by-night or spare time businesses, Tails of the City responsibly follows up with real-time texts and photos to confirm their visits. We are proud to have Tails of the City as one of our newest sponsors in our latest Maryland Pet Gazette directory in print and online! Rest assured knowing your pet will be cared for by one of the industry's finest. More...

Reviewed on Google Maps

3 January 2018

This was our first time using Tails of the City for home boarding our two cats Molly and Bobo for two weeks over Christmas vacation. Thai Nguyen and her family were wonderful. They took excellent care of our babies and we loved the daily updates and photos they sent. We can't thank them enough and are so glad we found them (overheard someone at our vets office talking about them!!).
Shima K, Washington DC

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