1. Alyssa

Loving home for small dogs!

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

"Very attentive to Zoe's needs, sent frequent updates, followed instructions. Even went the extra mile to sleep on the couch with Zoe when she got anxious. (more)"

2. Tim

Furry Families in East Boston

East Boston, Boston, MA, 02128

"I was left in a serious predicament over the Christmas holidays where I was looking for a place to board my 4 year old, 60 pound mix for a whopping 15 days. ... (more)"

3. Katia

Downtown Dog Sitting

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

"Oscar had a great week with Katia! She kept us fully updated and sent lots of pictures. It was so wonderful to know that my fur baby was in good hands. I can... (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Samantha

Ready to love your pet as our own!

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

"Samantha and her roommates have watched my little Bichon, Butch a few times! They are always sure to follow the given schedule I leave them including when to... (more)"

5. Hanna

Pawsitive Dog B&B

Somerville , MA, 02145

"Great experience! Hanna was quick to respond and accommodated our last minute request for a daytime stay. She definitely made our dog comfortable and sent cu... (more)"

6. NIL

Dog Paradise With A Dog Lover !

Central, BOSTON, MA, 02114

"This was the second time Georgia stayed with Nil. I can tell she showered her with love and affection because my doggie almost did not want to come back to m... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. Tara

Dog Children Come First'

Somerville, MA, 02145

"Tara and her husband Leo took unbelievable care of our dog, Sally. Their beautiful pup was such a great playmate for our energetic gal and we could not get ... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Dianna

Friendly, loving & caring. ?

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

"I was extremely happy with my experience with Dianna and would HIGHLY recommend her, I will definitely be using her again. She was so flexible with pick up a... (more)"

10. Brent

Experienced, flexible schedule!

Wellington-Harrington, Cambridge, MA, 02141

"I met Brent my first year of college, and ever since the first time I walked into his dorm room and saw the giant poster of dogs running through a snowstorm ... (more)"

11. Nareh

Dog Owner of 10 Years

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02120

"Nareh was easy to communicate with so setting up the meet-n-greet and pick up/drop off times was a breeze. Nareh kept us up-to-date with plenty of pics of Be... (more)"

12. Courtney

We'll love your Dog as our own!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02115

"Courtney was the best sitter we could have asked for! She took such great care of Chrono and it was very important too since he had some tummy issues that ha... (more)"

13. Lindsay

Your dog's home away from home

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

"Lindsay did an excellent job taking care of Nash. She sent pictures throughout the weekend and was easy to communicate with about drop offs and pick ups. ... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Keilany

Your Pooch Is Safe In My Paws!

North Dorchester, Boston, MA, 02125

"Keilany took great care of our two babies while we were away! She sent pictures often and made sure that we knew that our dogs were safe. They stayed with he... (more)"

15. Jasmina

Safe home for your dog

East Boston, East Boston, MA, 02128

"Jasmina was great with my pup, Desi. He was nice and tired out when I picked him up after lots of play time. Jasmina was super flexible with drop off / pick ... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Michael

When You're Away, Doggy Will Play

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

"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)"

Available this weekend
18. Ana

Happy tails host

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

"Ana was great! Very responsive from the initial sitting request all the way through a question I had after she dropped Hailey off after her stay, and she was... (more)"

19. Amy

Spoil your pup!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

"Amy was great! So nice and easy going, I would highly recommend! She made us feel very comfortable that Bruno was in good hands and going to be well taken ... (more)"

20. Julianna

Fun, Loving & Flexible

East Boston, Boston, MA, 02128

"Julianna was very good with my little girl while I was away she understood her completely and it was great that Suki had friends to play with! (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.

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.

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