Washington DC lives up to the nickname “America’s Front Yard”: the US capital welcomes guests of all nationalities, stripes and species with the same pomp and circumstance. From the National Mall to the Tidal Basin, there’s plenty of green space to play on. Domestic animals are also no strangers to the halls of power: learn about the proud history of America’s First Pets at the Presidential Pet Museum. Hotels are no exception. Many not only allow furry friends but cater happily to their specific needs. Here are the best pet-friendly hotels in Washington DC.