Dog Boarding in Boston

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Brett

Pets deserve a fun vacation too!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston , MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Brett was awesome! She is so easy to get in touch with, responding to my texts in a few minutes max - which was a relief to this anxious puppy parent! She to... (more)"

2. Sarah

Your pup has found a new bestfriend

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Great sitter and very responsive! (more)"

3. Sabrina

5 huskies missing their dogs

Boston, MA, 02120

Dog Boarding

"Sabrina and her roommates did an amazing job watching Nala. It was clear that Nala had a great time and that she was tired out from the many walks they gave ... (more)"

4. Elizabeth

Dogsitting for the Wedding Fund

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02210

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Elizabeth was great, she kept us posted with pictures and seemed to enjoy Bailey's stay. Bailey came back tired and happy. We will be calling her again! (more)"

5. Ashley

Best pet sitter in Massachusetts

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02215

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Ashley was absolutely awesome - Holly had a blast and the process was super easy. Ashley was incredibly responsive, accommodating for pick-up and drop-off, ... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Jenna

Dogs Best Friend ???

South Boston, South Boston , MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Jenna was amazing with my dogs. You could tell she really loves dogs. She sent us lots of great pictures, which is tough since my dogs are camera shy. I w... (more)"

Available this weekend
7. Nansy

Dog owner helping other dog owners

Somerville, MA, 02145

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

16 repeat clients

"Nansy was very courteous. She was very flexible and we felt from the moment we met her that she would take good care of Odin. Throughout the stay, she provid... (more)"

8. Kyle

Dogs have personality.

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I've been blessed to grow up with dogs my entire life and care for them, as they have for me. As a young professional renting a small South Bos... (more)

9. Charlotte

Pets give me four paws up!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Charlotte watched our dog for over a week while we were on a trip abroad and we couldn't be happier. She was very flexible, did a meet-up prior to our drop-o... (more)"

10. Olivia

a love for all dogs!

East Boston, East Boston, MA, 02128

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Olivia was amazing ! We needed a sitter last minute and she was available in our town, which was great. We met and I felt really comfortable leaving my Ozzy ... (more)"

11. Jacquelyn

Charismatic, Energetic, Loving!!!!!

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02215

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Jacquelyn is amazing!!!! You can definitely see how much she loves animals! She took my dog to the park everyday and even offered to take him to the groomers... (more)"

12. Sarah

Responsible and kind dog lover!

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02116

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Sarah responded very quickly to my request. She accommodated my schedule for drop off and took good care of my dog while I was away. It was a positive experi... (more)"

13. Andrew

Avid Dog Lover

South End, Roxbury Crossing, MA, 02120

Dog Boarding

About: I have been fortunate enough to have a Lhasa Apso be apart of my family for seven years now. I truly believe that dogs are man's best friend! Now t... (more)

14. Selena

Loving Pet Owner!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Selena was our first sitter through rover.com and I couldn't ask for more! She watched my pup during a work trip and made us both feel so comfortable. My pu... (more)"

15. Jenny

I'll love your dog like my own!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jenny watched my 9 month old puppy for two nights after I needed a dog sitter on short notice. Jenny was extremely accommodating and sent us multiple picture... (more)"

16. Alexandra

Seeking Pug Hugs

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"We are so happy we found Alexandra on Rover as new Boston residents! Our 4 year old (highly) energetic lab Murphy had an amazing time with Alexandra and her ... (more)"

17. Caitlin

Reliable dog lover with experience

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02210

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Caitlin took excellent care of Gizmo! She was responsible and quick to respond with updates on his stay. She gave me Text and photo updates. Gizmo will be st... (more)"

18. NIL

Dog Paradise With A Dog Lover !

Central, BOSTON, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

29 repeat clients

"Nil was great! She took care of my two little dogs this weekend and I was really happy with her. She sent a ton a pics so I got to see that they were happy a... (more)"

19. Elissa

Active and caring dog-lover!

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Cash was so well taken care of and we could tell he was treated like family. We got lots of pictures and updates from Elissa while we were away, so we knew h... (more)"

20. Michael

When You're Away, Doggy Will Play

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

Dog Boarding

8 repeat clients

"We're so grateful to Michael for taking such good care of Leor! I contacted Michael on very short notice, and he was not only able to watch her, but very ac... (more)"

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When it comes to dog boarding, dog owners in Boston trust their pets with sitters on Rover. Over 6,588 pet owners have reviewed sitters in Boston, giving them an average rating of 4.93/5. Browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. The cost of dog boarding in Boston may surprise you—in a good way. That’s because there’s a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for overnight boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a well-matched sitter.

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.

No matter what your schedule looks like—a business trip across the country, a tropical vacation on the other side of the world, or a weekend excursion out of town—you’ll find a trustworthy dog sitter on Rover. Your dog will love the in-home dog boarding experience they’ll get with a sitter on Rover. It’s truly luxury boarding, because your dog isn’t locked in cage at a kennel, they’re lounging on the couch with people who’ll treat them like you would—like family. In-house dog boarding means less stress for your pets, more one-on-one attention, and plenty of potty breaks, so you can take your trip and rest easy knowing that your dog is in great hands. Plus, you can even request adorable photo updates to follow along on your dog’s boarding experience in Boston while you’re away.

Ready to get started? Finding your dog’s perfect match is simple: just type in your zip code, choose dog boarding as your service, browse local sitter profiles near you, and get a conversation started with someone who seems like a great fit.

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