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1. Alyssa

Loving home for small dogs!

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

"I literally cannot say enough great things about Alyssa and Patrick. From the first moment I made contact with them, they were super responsive, helpful and ... (more)"

2. Selena

Loving pet owner!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

"Selena is a terrific host! I have used her multiple times now and she is always amazing. She sent me pictures every day. Her dog and Molly got along really w... (more)"

3. Tim

Furry Families in East Boston

East Boston, Boston, MA, 02128

"Tim and Mike were GREAT. They made the entire process super easy and convenient. I'm really grateful for there help and will certainly use them again. My pup... (more)"

4. Meghan

Call me the dog whisperer.

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02215

"Meghan was great! (more)"

5. Ashley

Best pet sitter in Massachusetts

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02215

"Ashley is AMAZING! She took care of our 9 month old Weimaraner for a weekend - who can be a big handful. She was extremely flexible and patient with us when ... (more)"

6. Katia

Downtown Dog Sitting

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

"Katia was excellent with our Willie. She sent us tons of pictures detailing Willie's escapadades. I fear Willie may enjoy time with Katia than our family, ... (more)"

7. Hayley

Experienced vet tech/dog lover :)

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02215

"I felt very comfortable leaving Badger w/ Hayley. You can tell she's an animal lover and I think Badger was sad to leave her place when I picked him up. Your... (more)"

8. Jasmina

Safe home for your dog

East Boston, East Boston, MA, 02128

"Jasmina was fantastic! She sent lots of pictures of Buddy and updates throughout the weekend. He had a great time going for lots of walks. Jasmina was also v... (more)"

9. Megan and Russell

Dog Lovers in the Heart of the City

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

"Megan and Russell are very reliable and loving dog sitter.They have helped us with our dog Abby. She is very active and knowing that she is taking on walks o... (more)"

10. NIL

Dog Paradise With A Dog Lover !

Central, BOSTON, MA, 02114

"Nil was great! She sent lots of pictures of Buddy and I could tell he had a great time with her! There is a dog park around her building, perfect for some ex... (more)"

11. Michael

When You're Away, Doggy Will Play

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

"Michael was excellent from the get-go. He was responsive, available for a meet and greet, and very communicative during Matty's stay. He even had a sense of ... (more)"

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12. Amanda

Full time lover. Part time sitter

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

"Amanda is great! She has been sitting my 2 year old miniature daschund for a year now. He absolutely loves her! She is very attentive to his needs and makes ... (more)"

13. Sophia

Paws Hotel

South End, Boston , MA, 02118

"Sophia and Peyman were amazing! Cleo stayed with them for 2 nights while I was away for work and she came back happy and healthy. Not only that, they sent me... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Dianna

Friendly, loving & caring. ?

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

"She was great with Barney! He seemed really happy after the stay! She was extremely flexible as well! I would recommend her to others should they choose to f... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Ali

Dog loving family with Frenchie!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

About: Myself and my boyfriend are owners of the most friendly and loving frenchie who gets very lonely. We would love to sit for your dog as well as prov... (more)

16. Alyssa

Dog loving city girl!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

"Alyssa was AMAZING! My original sitter ended up canceling on the same day that I was going to drop my pup off at their place, so I needed to find someone qu... (more)"

17. Stephanie

I work from home!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

"Our two 1.5 year old pups stayed with Stephanie this past weekend and it seems like they had a great time! Her regular updates with pictures of them at the p... (more)"

18. Jo

Jo R.'s Home

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

"Jo is wonderful! I have a 6 month old puppy, and Jo was very patient with his potty training, and playfulness. She has a sweet puppy herself and he and Rus... (more)"

19. Molly

Experienced North End dog sitter!

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

"Molly is amazing! She was so responsive, flexible and easy to work with - and most importantly, Jake Ryan was well taken care of and had a great time with h... (more)"

20. Lindsay

Your dog's home away from home

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

"Lindsay is an excellent dog sitter. She was easy to get ahold of and even came to pickup and drop off our dog for the trip which was super helpful since we ... (more)"

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Boston donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Boston.

Broken Tail Rescue

Broken Tail Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue organization run by a group of dedicated volunteers in Massachusetts. They save dogs and cats from euthanasia and find them loving, happy homes. They focus on local animals in the New England area primarily but we also assist southern dogs as well when space permits. If you are looking to adopt a dog or cat, look no further!

Paws New England

Paws New England started in 2006. PAWS now has over 75 volunteers, and a wonderful network of foster homes and rescue partners, including New England shelters, veterinarians and trainers. Based out of Barrington, Rhode Island, Paws New England has become one of the most recognized rescues in the area.

Paws New England started with a simple mission: save lives, one dog at a time. Over the last eight years, more than 7000 dogs from Tennessee, Missouri, our local communities, and various other shelters throughout the country have been put into loving homes.

PawSafe Animal Rescue

PawSafe Animal Rescue exists to provide a better life for adoptable companion animals without homes and to assist in the effort to limit the overpopulation of these animals through a low kill methodology.

PawSafe tirelessly strives for and envisions the day where every adoptable companion animal has a loving, responsible home, where no animal will suffer from abuse, neglect or ignorance. They look forward to a society that no longer views adoptable companion animals as a disposable commodity and people responsibly spay or neuter their animals to put an end to the overpopulation that exists today.

Poodle Rescue of New England

Poodle Rescue of New England is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue and placement of homeless poodles, providing services throughout New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island).

They are an all volunteer organization that works with veterinarians, shelters, families and other rescue organizations to care for and re-home poodles. Before placement, all dogs are spayed or neutered, heartworm tested, vaccinated and groomed.

Survivor Tails Animal Rescue

The Survivor Tails Animal Rescue aims to decrease the euthanasia rates of our high-kill shelter partners by promoting adoption and educating the public on the importance of spaying/neutering and microchipping their pets. We strive to maintain a network of dependable foster families, capable veterinarians, and experienced trainers to ensure preparedness of our rescued pets for healthy, fulfilling lives in their adoptive homes.

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Where history meets modern culture, scenic Boston is sure to provide your dog with plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and city life. Complete with trails, dog parks, and splendid city views, Boston is the destination for the urban dog.

Wander up Beacon Hill or into Kenmore Square and you will find plenty of stores and restaurants that will gladly cater to your precious pooch. If that doesn't suit your fancy, simply take a walk down cobblestone streets, visit the city dog parks, or play in the water along the nearby harbor.

Centrally located to some of the most desired vacation spots, Boston offers the chance for quick weekend getaways to Cape Cod and Gloucester. However, not all Bostonian travel plans readily accommodate dogs. That's where we come in. offers a hub of dog lovers that makes it easy to find Boston dog boarding, dog sitting, and dog walking options for your canine companion. You love your dog. We love your dog, too. How much? We'd love to show you. Stop by our blog and see what we're all about.

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