Dog Boarding in Bellingham

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We speak dog!Roosevelt, Bellingham, WA

I am a stay at home mom, caring for my active grown-up daughter, Sarah, who has Down syndrome. We have almost always had a dog in our lives but are presently without pets. We adore the company of dogs and it is marvelous to see how Sarah brightens up when she has a dog to love her/love back. We would love to have your dog to spoil and keep us company on our daily walks! On the weekends when my husband is home (he's a teacher) we often go for hikes and will happily bring your dog along for the adventure.

We have a comfortable house with a large, fully fenced back yard, literally just steps from miles and miles of walking trails. There is also a school play field just across the street where many people bring their dogs to play when school is not in session.

We will provide your dog with lots of devotion and loving care and will do all we can to help your dog feels at home whether he is used to being indoors or living outside.

I am a certified medical assistant and am quite comfortable with giving injections and other forms of medication.

We are open to caring for your dog for just a few hours or for stays of several days and promise to welcome him into our daily lives.

While my rate usually remains as posted, in cases of afternoon or evening pick-up or dogs requiring a lot of extra care, we may need to discuss an increase.

We're looking forward to meeting you and your dog!

Why I love dog sitting

I can't remember when I haven't loved dogs. There have been very few periods in my life when I haven't had a dog - my dog is my best friend. Since moving from the San Juan islands in 2011 I have been dog-less. Dog sitting has helped to fill that gap. Another great benefit is watching how my daughter Sarah, who has Down Syndrome has responded. She absolutely lights up in the company of dogs and they love her right back!

Meet my pets

No other pets

About my yard

I have a large, fully fenced back yard. Digging allowed!

My experience administering medication

Yes. As a certified medical assistant I am comfortable drawing up and administering injections. Just show me how you prefer to do it.

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Love Walking Your dog In FairhavenFairhaven, Bellingham, WA

I know the love that exists between dogs and their humans and honor that bond when they are in my care. I am home during the day and accept one dog at a time, so each visit will be tailored to fit your dog’s individual needs.

(I won’t be accepting new clients at this time due to the Coronavirus, but if you are currently a client or have been a client at any time in the past, I would like to be a support. I still offer walking, daycare and boarding and am practicing the recommended guidelines for personal and client’s safety. I am here for you if you are unable to walk or care for your dog for any reason. And I look forward to being able to once again safely meet and greet new clients when this crisis has passed.)

Boarding and daycare always include daily walks. There are trails less than a block away along Padden Creek to Fairhaven Park and beyond, to Marine Park and Boulevard Park. Your dogs will love walking fast and far or taking a slow stroll with lots of sniffing close to home.

My services also include midday walks from your door and drop-in visits at your home. A midday walk or visit could be a great alternative to daycare for some dogs who like staying at home during the day and walking in their own neighborhood. Regular midday walks provide dogs with a refreshing break in their day, and give their owners peace of mind in knowing they are cared for and content.

Certified by the American Red Cross Pet First Aid and

CPR

Personal license and insurance in addition to Rover insurance

About my yard

No yard. I live in a secure building where the way outside is through an enclosed lobby. Dogs are safely on their leashes every time they go outside. There are no stairs.

My experience administering medication

Orally yes

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dog sitterLettered Streets, Bellingham, WA

hi my name is linell, I am a retired nurse of 30 yrs. my husband and I are both retired. we have 1 resident boxer 5 yrs, 3 cats, 2 chickens. we live by several parks which I frequently visit. all dog visitors are taken for a daily walk depending on their daily needs. we have a fenced backyard. dogs are never unattended. I have past experience treating ill dogs, obedience, grooming, and working with multiple dogs, I don't take any dogs that I haven't met and require meet n greets for everyone. all dogs must be current with their shots especially bordatella. we will customize each dogs visit for what they need and try to make their stay as calm and fun as possible. hope to see you soon, thanks Linell

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Care First Pet ServicesYork, Bellingham, WA

I am extremely aware of how hard it is to leave your animals with someone. My phone is always taking pics and videos of your loved ones and I send them on a regular basis (unless unwanted). I have worked for King County Animal Shelter and several Vet hospitals in the Kansas and Washington areas since I was 16. I am young, fit and ready to care for your animals. I am up to date on the current medicines and vaccines for pets. I have a 6 foot fenced in yard that leads to a creek and/or hiking trails that my boarding dogs have enjoyed, as well as myself!

We also just built a "catio" for kitties to enjoy some outdoor time without the fear of them running off.

I enjoy photography so have begun taking fun, photogenic pictures of your pets to share with you and your loved ones. They seem to be a hit!

This is a passion, but also a job of course.

I have gone to Bellingham, Maple Falls, Deming, Seattle, Sudden Valley, Fairhaven and Custer so far for sitting jobs. Willing to travel within reason :)

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Home full time w large fenced yardGuide Meridian, Bellingham, WA

Hello! I have a lovely home that I am willing to open up to your pet for an overnight stay or daily day care. I have a fenced in yard approximately 3000 square feet to roam. The yard is perfect for ball throwing and catching which happens daily. I also work from home so I will be home with the animals all day which will make your loved one feel a little more at ease while you are away. I have two daughters that love dogs as much as I do. My own dog, Buddy, recently passed away after 14 years of having a great life. We love caring for other people's dogs and I look forward to talking to you soon. Contact me with any questions.

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Laughing Yet Dog HotelColumbia, Bellingham, WA

Our urban shrubbery cottage garden (5,000 sf) is loved by birds, cats, and dogs alike. I Alice Lily, brother Sunny Bunny,, the cats Lou Lee and Juicy Pearl, and my mom Rebecca welcome dog guests to our home for overnight or for a vacation. Our art filled home is colorful, safe, and a delight to experience. We invite up to three well mannered canines at any one time. Especially those who love to gently play and hangout are welcome. We enjoy our front room stove and our kitchen where we like to bake. Our historic neighborhood is very safe and a delight to explore on our walk about treks. Oh, and by the way, we also offer pet portraits by hire. Media include oil, watercolor, or linoleum print logo designs. P.S. -- FYI -- Our red brindle leader Finn Raud was a son of Carbon Blue and Sierra So Fancy -- a line of champions among champions -- took the Rainbow Bridge recently at age 16.

PLEASE NOTE:

All guest dogs, are guests. As such they MUST be socialized and be able to enjoy our family and be able to fit into our home. To help determine compatibility, a meet and greet is very desirable.

Guests must be flea free.

At the meet and greet, please supply a xerox sheet complete with 1) the owner's name, address, and various contact data, along with a secondary referral contact; 2) Guest dog details along with vet contact information.

Thank you for considering Laughing Yet Dog Hotel.

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Your dog is treated like familyAlabama Hill, Bellingham, WA

Hey! Thanks for considering my family for your precious furry family member! We love having so many dog guests enter our door. Our house is quiet but active, we love going on walks and hikes, visiting dog parks, playing fetch and teaching tricks! We also love baking homemade dog treats for your dog to enjoy. We get many reviews saying how happy and tired their dogs are after spending time with us and how when returning the dog gets excited as they turn onto our road. We are very dog friendly and allow dogs on the furniture and they sleep with us too. We also have an amazing back yard that’s fully fenced and secure for our guests to enjoy with a beautiful mixture of sun and shade whatever your dog prefers! We look forward to meeting you and your companion in the near future!

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Stay at home mom on a farm- fenced!Bellingham, WA

Our property is like a huge dog park! We have 3 treed and open fenced acres with a doggie door, covered deck, a pond for those that like to swim, plenty of toys, dog beds, room to dig and play and friendly dogs to play with. We have horses, dogs, cats, chickens and ducks.

I owned a grooming shop for 17 years and worked at a vet clinic for 15 years. I have also worked with multiple dog rescues over the years. I have experience with special needs dogs and those that require extra TLC. I only use positive reward based training.

Being a stay at home mom allows me the flexibility to give pets the time and energy they require. We can also pet sit for more then just dogs. Caged animals such as birds, reptiles and small animals have their own private room.

We don't use any harsh chemicals or pesticides on our property.

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Home full time, large fenced yardBLAINE, WA

I have a passion for animals and love that Rover gives me the chance to stay home with my daughter and still get to care for animals. I love to see how she grows into a more caring person helping me (as much as a two year old can) watch over and love the dogs while they are at my house. I'll be sure to treat your dogs as my own while they are here and ensure they are adjusted and feel loved until their stay is over. I'll be sure to put the time and effort in to let your dog feel at home, and can send updates/pictures/videos as often as you would like. It's important that both you and your dog feel at ease and happy with their stay here.

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"This is my dream job! "~Dog PersonPuget, Bellingham, WA

I am a huge lover of animals, I have trained my own dogs, and looked after many dogs since I was younger. I love to be outdoors and would love to take your dog on walks, runs, swimming and out to play fetch if they like. I have an open availability and can accommodate. I am comfortable with all ages, sizes and breeds of dog. All are equally deserving of love and play time. I have plenty of space in my car for transporting your pet. I am also available for housesitting and taking care of pets in your home. I have years of housesitting experience as well, and would be happy to make sure your home and pets are happy and well cared for!

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See what owners are saying about dog boarding in Bellingham

Bellingham dog boarders were rated 5 out of 5 stars from 1,300+ reviews
Rebecca
(39)

Mary's review on Apr 30, 2018

We so appreciated Rebecca dealing with a difficult situation (our dog was in heat and unusually difficult) with care and communication.

Philip
(14)

Ben's review on Dec 24, 2018

Phil did a great job. He was able to help us out last minute and was more than accommodating. Our Rottweiler can be a bit intimidating, but he handled her like a pro. He stayed at our house and watched our dogs while we were away,

Linell
(99)

Liz's review on Jan 21, 2019

Linell is very experienced with dogs at all stages of life. Her home and fenced year is perfect for dog sitting. She has a calm and kind approach to dog a care. She is trustworthy and professional.

Amy
(21)

Daniel's review on Aug 12, 2019

Amy took wonderful care of Lola while we were away for the weekend, taking her on lots of walks and giving her a lot of attention. She was flexible on timing for the meet and greet and when we were delayed at the border. We would not hesitate to have her watch Lola again!

Josie
(24)

Holly's review on Sep 21, 2019

Josie was great for us. She took our 2 Goldens for the day. We’re traveling & needed to leave them somewhere for a full day. They had obviously had a great time & she was flexible as we returned later than expected. She’s a good sitter!!!!!

Kelli
(22)

Holly's review on Sep 26, 2019

Kelli was an AWESOME sitter for our 2 Goldens. We left them w/ her for a full day & it was obvious they had a blast & were well taken care of. She sent pics & a video and was very dependable around scheduling & stayed in regular touch with me. I strongly recommend her as a superb sitter!!!

Kris
(25)

Kevin's review on Sep 27, 2019

Kris is great with my 3 month old German shepherd, very friendly and he is always tired otd afterwards. I really appreciated her super fast response to my requests!

Melana
(19)

Glen's review on Oct 30, 2019

Melana did a great job. I have complete confidence that our dog was well cared for. I will return to Melana the next time we leave home.

Rebecca
(39)

Mary's review on Apr 30, 2018

We so appreciated Rebecca dealing with a difficult situation (our dog was in heat and unusually difficult) with care and communication.

Linell
(99)

Liz's review on Jan 21, 2019

Linell is very experienced with dogs at all stages of life. Her home and fenced year is perfect for dog sitting. She has a calm and kind approach to dog a care. She is trustworthy and professional.

Josie
(24)

Holly's review on Sep 21, 2019

Josie was great for us. She took our 2 Goldens for the day. We’re traveling & needed to leave them somewhere for a full day. They had obviously had a great time & she was flexible as we returned later than expected. She’s a good sitter!!!!!

Kris
(25)

Kevin's review on Sep 27, 2019

Kris is great with my 3 month old German shepherd, very friendly and he is always tired otd afterwards. I really appreciated her super fast response to my requests!

Philip
(14)

Ben's review on Dec 24, 2018

Phil did a great job. He was able to help us out last minute and was more than accommodating. Our Rottweiler can be a bit intimidating, but he handled her like a pro. He stayed at our house and watched our dogs while we were away,

Amy
(21)

Daniel's review on Aug 12, 2019

Amy took wonderful care of Lola while we were away for the weekend, taking her on lots of walks and giving her a lot of attention. She was flexible on timing for the meet and greet and when we were delayed at the border. We would not hesitate to have her watch Lola again!

Kelli
(22)

Holly's review on Sep 26, 2019

Kelli was an AWESOME sitter for our 2 Goldens. We left them w/ her for a full day & it was obvious they had a blast & were well taken care of. She sent pics & a video and was very dependable around scheduling & stayed in regular touch with me. I strongly recommend her as a superb sitter!!!

Melana
(19)

Glen's review on Oct 30, 2019

Melana did a great job. I have complete confidence that our dog was well cared for. I will return to Melana the next time we leave home.

Rebecca
(39)

Mary's review on Apr 30, 2018

We so appreciated Rebecca dealing with a difficult situation (our dog was in heat and unusually difficult) with care and communication.

Josie
(24)

Holly's review on Sep 21, 2019

Josie was great for us. She took our 2 Goldens for the day. We’re traveling & needed to leave them somewhere for a full day. They had obviously had a great time & she was flexible as we returned later than expected. She’s a good sitter!!!!!

Philip
(14)

Ben's review on Dec 24, 2018

Phil did a great job. He was able to help us out last minute and was more than accommodating. Our Rottweiler can be a bit intimidating, but he handled her like a pro. He stayed at our house and watched our dogs while we were away,

Kelli
(22)

Holly's review on Sep 26, 2019

Kelli was an AWESOME sitter for our 2 Goldens. We left them w/ her for a full day & it was obvious they had a blast & were well taken care of. She sent pics & a video and was very dependable around scheduling & stayed in regular touch with me. I strongly recommend her as a superb sitter!!!

Linell
(99)

Liz's review on Jan 21, 2019

Linell is very experienced with dogs at all stages of life. Her home and fenced year is perfect for dog sitting. She has a calm and kind approach to dog a care. She is trustworthy and professional.

Kris
(25)

Kevin's review on Sep 27, 2019

Kris is great with my 3 month old German shepherd, very friendly and he is always tired otd afterwards. I really appreciated her super fast response to my requests!

Amy
(21)

Daniel's review on Aug 12, 2019

Amy took wonderful care of Lola while we were away for the weekend, taking her on lots of walks and giving her a lot of attention. She was flexible on timing for the meet and greet and when we were delayed at the border. We would not hesitate to have her watch Lola again!

Melana
(19)

Glen's review on Oct 30, 2019

Melana did a great job. I have complete confidence that our dog was well cared for. I will return to Melana the next time we leave home.

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