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16,814 dog boarding are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $15/hr as of March 2024

The average star rating for dog boarding is 4.9

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Meredith A.


Columbia, MD

$35/hr10 yrs exp

Animal Lover & Mother

5.0

(1)

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I have decades of experience with animals, but none that were paid. I've taken care of my own pets, fostered dogs & cats, and volunteered, walking dogs at city shelters in Harlem, NYC and Baltimore, MD. I can help with pet sitting, dog walking and boarding. I work from home and have a fairly flexible schedule. I have my...
Meredith can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Wow, I have never felt so at ease with leaving my pup with anyone. Meredith was wonderful and my pup loved his time, he seemed to bond in just a couple days. If on the fence about looking for someone for boarding, look no further and reach out to Meredith.

Ben U.

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Allysa F.


Springfield, VA

$23-28/hr6 yrs exp

5.0

(3)

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Hi, my name is Allysa and I'm 20 years old. I have been pet sitting for 6 years. My friends and family know they can rely on me to take care of their pets. I have potty trained puppies, administered medications (intranasal, pills, ointments, etc), and bathed and groomed cats and dogs. Anything you need me to do, I can do...
Allysa can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
Allysa is great! I always get a ton of dog updates while she watches my dogs. She clearly cares about taking care of them as well as my home while she is in it.

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Jancy M.


Alexandria, VA

$11-20/hr7 yrs exp

Dog Boarding

5.0

(1)

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Hello there, my name is Jancy. I am a pet sitter and offer dog boarding while you're away :) I have been working with dogs for several years as a dog walker, dog sitter, and as a kennel supervisor/veterinary assistant in at an Animal Hospital. Currently, I only dog boarding. We also have two dogs and two cats that know the...
Jancy can also help with: Boarding
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Emily T.


Front Royal, VA

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

5.0

(4)

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I grew up on a farm with with horses, dogs and cats. We had an indoor and outdoor kennel built into the house. I worked part-time at a boarding kennel during high school. My mother is a certified dog trainer and I use to help her with the training. I took some veterinary assistant classes at Lord Fairfax. I have one beagle and...
Emily can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Daily feeding, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Emily is very caring and responsible. She worked for our family for one year as our primary babysitter, and still occasionally babysits our little ones.

Amy M.

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Nurana D.


Arlington, VA

$40-50/hr6 yrs exp

Loving, Reliable & Fun Animal Person

5.0

(3)

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Babysitting Background I am a professional babysitter with over 5 years experience. I have BA degree in Education and Master's degree in Social Work. I live in Arlington, Clarendon area. As a babysitter, I have experience taking care of newborns, toddlers, school-aged kids & siblings. I craft different and interesting...
Nurana can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Nurana is great with my dog! She is super reliable, punctual, and positively amazing with my doggie. She doesn't cut corners and has been been super flexible. Not to mention she is a very kind person who is a natural with dogs!

Kendon K.

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Kristin H.


Washington, DC

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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I have a son who is a freshman & an English bulldog who is 2 years old whom I both adore :) I've had pets my entire life including turtles, dogs, cats, birds, hermit crabs, beta fish. I am open to boarding , walking and sitting. I currently run my own small business which gives me flexibility with my schedule. I live in NE...
Kristin can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
I traveled heavily this year over the summer months for work. Kristin did such an amazing job house sitting and watching over my 11yr old godson, who for the most part can care for himself during my hours of work. I am his guardian over the summer months and needed...

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Larissa F.


Washington, DC

$8-15/hr

Petsitter And Walker

5.0

(1)

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I've taken care of dogs since I was 12. I was raised with pets around me, I was always responsible to take care of them. All my pets were the best friends I could ask for. I currently work Monday-Friday 8-5. And my available hours are evenings after 5pm, weekends during all day, holidays, and even sleep over depending of the...
Larissa can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Larissa was great with my six year old son! He is special needs so I wasn't sure how it would go, but he took to her right away and there were zero issues. She was very communicative and I would definitely hire her again!

Adam J.

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Kendra S.


Alexandria, VA

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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College student and animal adorer of all shapes and sizes. I have been walking dogs since high school of all ages, sizes, temperaments and strength. In addition, I come from a family who loves pets; in fact, I have 3 dogs and 5 cats in the family and will care for all pets like they are mine. I have experience with walking,...
Kendra can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Boarding

Recent review:

5.0
Kendra did a great job taking care of my rescue dog Barry. He warmed up to her gentle nature - that says a lot about her as he is very selective in making friends.

Tracy L.

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Michelle R.


Silver Spring, MD

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Sitter Available

5.0

(1)

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I have owned cats, dogs, and horses for most of my life. Outside of my experience as a pet owner, I also have over 15 years of experience pet sitting for cats, dogs, and horses, including administering medication, walking, cleaning litter boxes, and feeding. Comfortable with all sizes of dogs. I'm unable to provide dog boarding...
Michelle can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Michelle is the best! My dogs love her and she took great care of them.

Michele B.

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Edna Cristina G.


Savage, MD

$8-50/hr10 yrs exp

Trustable Pet Sitter For Your Little Ones.

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Cristina. I am an experienced Petsitter with more than 3 years of experience working with dogs in the DMV area / over 8 years overseas in my country. Friendly and trustworthy, putting pets and their people at ease with reliable, conscientious care. Provide in-home pet sitting and pet care services, including...
Edna Cristina can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Cristina is awesome. She is attentive, reliable and so loving!!!

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Carrie S.


Martinsburg, WV

$9-14/hr5 yrs exp

Pet Sitter, Dog Walker

5.0

(2)

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I have 4 dogs and 2 cats of my own. Experience with dog sitting for others, boarding and cat sitting. Local references available.
Carrie can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Carrie was great! She texted me with pictures and notes while I was away, answered my text right away, and generally made me feel my cats were safe and well cared for. I would definitely hire her again!

Elizabeth P.

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Jaime J.


Ranson, WV

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Certified Vet Assistant- Pet Sitter

5.0

(3)

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I am passionate about the health and well being of pets while in my personal care. I have been pet sitting for many years and decided to take my love for animals further and become certified as a Vet Assistant. I do have references I can share from my previous employer if requested. I offer a safe environment for pets to be...
Jaime can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Boarding, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Jaime is absolutely the best. She loved on my girls, providing pictures and text updates every day of our vacation. My three four-legged divas were not happy we left and took it out on poor Jaime. They left her a mess multiple times every darn day and not only...

Paula P.

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Laurie O.


Hagerstown, MD

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care While You're On Vacation Or Working!

5.0

(2)

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I've had dogs and cats my whole life. I love animals. I will care for your pets while you are on vacation or working with the same love and affection as you do! I am NOT a teenager! What I am is an active 61-year-old woman who has years of experience in caring for fur babies! I am reliable, caring and responsible. I work with...
Laurie can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Excellent! I wanted someone to come out twice a day and Laurie was able to do that. My cats are on a twice a day feeding schedule. Plus, one of my cats takes meds twice a day, so Laurie able to come early in the morning to feed and spend a little time with them. In...

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Brianna B.


Brooklyn, MD

$15-25/hr2 yrs exp

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Hi. I'm Brianna, I'm so excited to meet you and your animal friends! I currently have 4 dogs(Gracie, blue, Bella, & Molly), 3 cats(Tatia, Amara, Reese), 3 guinea pigs(Sage, Ginger, Chicken) 1 skinny pig(Beef) and a mini pig who's not so mini(bandit). My house is at capacity but I would love more animal time so let me help you...
Brianna can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Michael S.


Columbia, MD

$15-20/hr5 yrs exp

I Am A Fun And Responsible Pet Sitter/owner.

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I am a recent college graduate in between jobs and I love taking care of animals. I have been a dog-sitter for a family friend for about 5 years. I have taken care of our family dogs for most of my life. I have also helped my aunt board dogs. I am able to dog-sit, dog-walk, and I am able to cat-sit.
Michael can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Michael H.


Washington, DC

$15-40/hr4 yrs exp

I Roof Forward To Meeting You

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I have 4 years of experience. I can help with Boarding, Pet Transportation, and House/Pet sitting. I of course am fond of animals though I unapologetically will say I love my mom's dog best. Anyone reading this knows how completely a pet becomes a member of the family so it is only natural I'd favor my dog with big brother...
Michael can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Lindsay P.


Mount Airy, MD

$18-50/hr3 yrs exp

Pet Walker And Boarding

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My name is Lindsay and I'm here to help anyone and their animal out as much as I can! I have two dogs and a cat the past 6 years so I can handle it all :) I do have a 2-year-old daughter that loves animals as well and I would love to bring her for some of the walks. Please let me know if you want to hear more about me!
Lindsay can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
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Jason G.


Washington, DC

$35-45/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Sitting Or Short-term Boarding

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I grew up with pets and recently lost my own beautiful girl that I had for a great 16 years. Having a dog make it that long means I was a good owner. Anyway, while I still miss her, I am not in the position to make another commitment at the moment, so I will gladly watch, walk, or house sit yours. Still have plenty of toys and...
Jason can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding
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Maggie T.


Alexandria, VA

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Cat & Dog Sitter In Northern Virginia

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Hello! I provide dog and cat sitting in your home or I provide boarding in mine, whether you need a regular sitter while you are at work or you are headed on vacation, I can help! I have a lifetime of experience caring for and owning both cats and dogs of all ages and sizes. In addition to being a medical professional, I'm in...
Maggie can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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Maggie W.


Washington, DC

$16-19/hr1 yrs exp

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I love animals and have lots of experience dog and cat-sitting. I've done dog/cat sitting at owner's homes and have also boarded dogs at my own apartment. I'm very flexible and am able to give your animals the attention and care they need.
Maggie can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Boarding

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I have experience with pets such as dogs and cats far as sitting and boarding. I enjoy what I do that's the best part of it all .
Fantasia can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking
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Nia A.


Washington, DC

$20-25/hr2 yrs exp

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I have provide boarding in home for various dogs in the last year and have been a pet owner myself for 6 years! I love dogs of all sizes and ages. I have a rescue dog myself who has anxiety and ptsd and is extremely kind to other dogs.
Nia can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Rachel A.


Washington, DC

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

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I have dog-sat for 4 families and worked at a pet care and pet boarding facility for a year in high school. I have experience caring for all ages of dogs, from puppies to seniors, and all sizes.
Rachel can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

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Dana's Dog Care

Dana's Dog Care

Rosita Ct, Manassas, VA

5.0

(2)

Dana's Dog Care provides safe, loving dog boarding, dog day care, dog grooming, and dog training. We are located in Manassas, VA. Dana's Dog Care has been family owned and operated since 1999. We are located on 14 acres that backs up to the Prince William Forrest Park. Our guest dogs enjoy...

Recent reviews:

5.0
The Awesome People and what an amazing place to have in Prince William county. Scooter loves to go he goes for a day and he goes for a weekend. I know that Scooter is being well taken care of. Thank you Dana & Tim Joyce

Joyce W


Her Pets Services

Her Pets Services

8091 Juliet Lane, Manassas, VA

5.0

(1)

Her Pets Services is a company dedicated to servicing pets. We provide services such as pet sitting, dog walking, and a pet taxi.

Recent review:

5.0
Best sitter I've ever had! Will definitely use this service again.

Michelle


Diamond Pet Service, LLC

45640 Livingstone Station St, Sterling, VA

5.0

(1)

At Diamond Pet Service, LLC, we strive to meet all your pet care needs. We have been serving the Northern Virginia area since 2006. We offer midday dog walks, pet sits, overnight stays in your home, and in home dog boarding in our home. We treat your pets like family and love to meet new furry...

Recent review:

5.0
We have been using Diamond dog services for several years now and they are wonderful. They really take care of your pet and are very kind and easy to,work with.

Amy K


Paws2Feathers Pet Care, LLC

Paws2Feathers Pet Care, LLC

0000, Fairfax, VA

Starting at $15/day

5.0

(2)

Pet care when you can't be there! Veterinary Technician Specializing in Exotics, Cats and Dogs! I offer superb references! You will find me to be detail orientated, trustworthy, dependable, flexible and responsive. I enjoy working with both people and animals. I offer 10 years' experience in the...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Oscar and Emily were great! Our 100 lb pooch is a handful, and they took great care of him. Getting updates at each visit was great, since our dog has major anxiety problems, it was reassuring to hear that he was doing well. Reasonably priced and helpful in a...

Humberto F


Fur Family Pet Services

Main Street, Fairfax, VA

4.0

(1)

Since 2005, Fur Family Pet Services has been providing professional pet care for dogs and cats, and other small animals; and is a trustworthy presence in your home. Your pet will be well cared for, and will learn to love and rely upon us until your return. Vigilant about regimens, we will make...

Recent review:

4.0
Clair seems to really enjoy animals and caring for them. I have two elderly cats, one that needs lots of extra care. I really appreicate Clair assistance. She is a angel.

Maureen S


The Crate Escape, LLC

The Crate Escape, LLC

24578 Rosebay Terrace, Aldie, VA

5.0

(1)

The Crate Escape has been providing pet care services for over 10 years. From mid-day walks, to in-home boarding with a family run business you can trust. Many references available.

Recent review:

5.0
Linda has been caring for our chocolate lab, Cosmo, for almost 10 years and has been an absolute Godsend. She has always treated Cosmo like he is one of her own and he looks forward to seeing her everyday for his mid-day walks. We have also relied solely on Linda...

Sharon K


Kim's Urban Hounds

12000 Golf Ridge CT 102, Fairfax, VA

Starting at $16/day

We provide personalized, professional pet care services ranging from daily dog walks to overnight visits.

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Recent dog boarding reviews

Meredith A.

5.0

Wow, I have never felt so at ease with leaving my pup with anyone. Meredith was wonderful and my pup loved his time, he seemed to bond in just a couple days. If on the fence about looking for someone for boarding, look no further and reach out to Meredith.

- Ben U.

Allysa F.

5.0

Allysa is great! I always get a ton of dog updates while she watches my dogs. She clearly cares about taking care of them as well as my home while she is in it.

- Care member

Emily T.

5.0

Emily is very caring and responsible. She worked for our family for one year as our primary babysitter, and still occasionally babysits our little ones.

- Amy M.

Nurana D.

5.0

Nurana is great with my dog! She is super reliable, punctual, and positively amazing with my doggie. She doesn't cut corners and has been been super flexible. Not to mention she is a very kind person who is a natural with dogs!

- Kendon K.

Kristin H.

5.0

I traveled heavily this year over the summer months for work. Kristin did such an amazing job house sitting and watching over my 11yr old godson, who for the most part can care for himself during my hours of work. I am his guardian over the summer months and needed help with meal prep, house keeping...

- Care member

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