Dog Boarding in Boston

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

1. Shanni

Fun, active play mate for your pup

Somerville, MA, 02143

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Shanni did a phenomenal job with our 5.5 month old puppy, Charlotte. When we came to pick Charlotte up, we'll could tell that she was really sad to leave Sha... (more)"

2. Jena

Dog mama with a welcoming home!

South End, Boston , MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Jena was absolutely amazing, I couldn't have been happier! I am an anxious dog mom and always feel nervous leaving Cooper with someone new, but she put my mi... (more)"

3. Irene

I love dogs

Roxbury, jamaica Plain, MA, 02130

Dog Boarding

"I felt totally comfortable leaving our dog with Irene. Her kind and calm demeanor plus her wonderful fenced yard for outdoor play convinced me this would be... (more)"

4. Erica

Responsible and good humored

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02120

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

1 repeat client

"Erica was great to work with and a very friendly dog loving person. She provided daily updates and pictures on our dog Fonzie's during his stay with her and ... (more)"

5. Eva

Enthusiastic/responsible dog lover

Somerville, MA, 02143

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Eva was great. We went to meet her a few days before my dog stayed with her to make sure that he was comfortable. She sent constant photo updates. The dog se... (more)"

6. Jackie

Dog lover! Active with park nearby!

Somerville, MA, 02145

Dog Boarding

"Jackie was great. She asked a lot of questions at our meet and greet, was very flexible with drop off and pick up, and Reba seemed to enjoy her stay! (more)"

7. Libby

Avid & Active Dog Enthusiast

Somerville, MA, 02143

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

6 repeat clients

"Can't say enough positive things about Libby and the experience my pup Darwin had while under her care. You can tell that Libby has the calm and loving yet c... (more)"

8. Alexandra

Seeking Pug Hugs

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

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

4 repeat clients

"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)"

9. Simone

I love dogs and dogs love me.

Somerville, MA, 02145

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

1 repeat client

"Simone did an amazing job watching our 3 year old boxer over the Thanksgiving holiday. We couldn't have asked for a better sitter. Simone exceeded all of o... (more)"

10. Jennifer

Dog Lover Seeks Pets to Care for

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

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

"Jenny LOVES LOVES dogs. If she sees one, shes takes a picture because "they are all cute"! Aside from her clear passion for dogs, Jenny is highly responsib... (more)"

11. Cameron

YOUR DOG'S BEST FRIEND

North Dorchester, Dorchester , MA, 02125

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

1 repeat client

"Cameron took great care of our dog Laura. We could tell Laura was happy and comfortable for sure and enjoyed her vacation time. Thank you Cameron. (more)"

12. Jenny

Jenny D - Charlestown, MA

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

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

5 repeat clients

"Tobin had an AMAZING stay with Jenny! She was very flexible (even when I had to extend the dates after booking) and frequently sent updates and photos of hi... (more)"

13. Kate

Your pups home away from home!

South Boston, South Boston, MA, 02127

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"She was great! Boon had a fantastic time. He can be a lot to handle, but was very comfortable in her home. She was accomadating with the schedule as well. I ... (more)"

14. Selena

Loving Pet Owner!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

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

29 repeat clients

"Selena was great with Desi! She sent pictures and was flexible with pick up and drop off. Plus, it looks like he had lots of fun with Selena's pup as he was ... (more)"

15. Liz

Attentive and experienced dog lover

Mid-Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 02139

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

"Liz is excellent with dogs and has a wealth of experience. She has raised a guide dog puppy from a young age that now works as a successful guide dog compani... (more)"

16. Meghan

Fun, active playmate for your dog!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

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

2 repeat clients

"Meghan treated my dog like a little princess! She is great. She sent a bunch of really good photos and updates every couple of hours. Elly seemed very at eas... (more)"

17. Valerie

Lives two Blocks from Dog Park

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I am a dental student. I have been dog sitting for over ten years for families with up to three dogs. It's easy for me to care for dogs with my aca... (more)

18. Samantha

I love dogs more than people

East Boston, Boston, MA, 02128

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

"Samantha is a fantastic dog sitter and lover of all dogs big and small. I've had her sit for my dogs on multiple occasions and never once worried about them ... (more)"

19. Mary

Active and caring animal lover

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mary was great! She was flexible with scheduling, responsive, and easy to work with. Her place is nice, neat, and there is a dog park complete with dog bat... (more)"

20. Alec

We specialize in tiring out dogs :)

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

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

2 repeat clients

"Alec was wonderful! My dog Ginger was happy and healthy when I returned home and Alec was extremely communicative, sending numerous pictures while I was gon... (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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