Dog Boarding in Boston

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1. Kayla

Kayla's Vesta West End Boarding

West End, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Kayla is amazing as always! Recently, Mickey had the chance to stay again with Kayla and DaVinci. She takes such good care and gives Mickey lots of TLC! Mick... (more)"

2. Sarah

Puppy Retreat on a Quite Street!

Somerville, MA, 02144

Dog Boarding

35 repeat clients

"Sarah and Jon are an awesome couple. They truly enjoy what they do and it shows. They are friendly, very accommodating and extremely easy to work with. I hav... (more)"

3. Ise

Here for them when you can't be!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02108

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

1 repeat client

"Ise is very nice and considerate. She responses to my message quickly so that we can have very quick communication. My dog Happy is very happy to stay with her. (more)"

4. Jeffrey

Jeff's Canine Companionship

Dorchester, Boston, MA, 02125

Dog Boarding

14 repeat clients

"I have only great things to say about Luna's vacay with Jeff! She got 4-5 walks every day, and lots of love and attention - Jeff really loves his clients. Al... (more)"

5. Catherine

Flexible Summer Schedule&Loves dogs

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02115

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Catherine was great! She handled our high energy dog with care and respect. It seems they spent the entire time outside playing, meeting new friends and play... (more)"

6. Jess

Freelancer at home/fenced yard

South Boston, Boston , MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Jess took our dog Luna into her home as if Luna had joined the family. She provided some nice updates during the weekend, including some good pictures. Jess ... (more)"

7. Tiffany

Let's have a playdate!

East Boston, East Boston, MA, 02128

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

"Tiffany was very accommodating when booking Harleigh's stay so last minute. She sent pictures and updates while taking good care of Harleigh. I was never con... (more)"

8. Troy

Eat, Play, Love

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02115

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

7 repeat clients

"I am so thrilled to have found Troy. She is so friendly and totally "Dog Savvy". She took such good care of Luna and kept me updated with texts and photos.... (more)"

9. Jessica

Only THE BEST @ my Barking Brigade!

Brookline, MA, 02446

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Jessica was great! Super responsive from the beginning and gave wonderful updates throughout our doggies stay. Would def use her services again!! (more)"

10. Thomas

Thomas and Natalie's Dog Care

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Thomas and Natalie were great hosts for our two pups. We needed a quick backup when our original sitter canceled and received a quick response from Thomas. ... (more)"

11. Shanni

Fun, active play mate for your pup

Somerville, MA, 02143

Dog Boarding

5 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)"

12. Selena

Loving Pet Owner!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

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

40 repeat clients

"Selena was amazing! She took my yorkie, Remy, for 3 whole weeks while I traveled out of the country. She sent many photos and updates and I can tell my pup i... (more)"

13. Kimberly

Outgoing, smiley dog-obssesed girl!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kim was great at looking after our 7 month Aussie. We got updates throughout and Alba came back happy and relaxed. (more)"

14. Holly

Artist Loves Dogs

Somerville, MA, 02143

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

5 repeat clients

"Our dog Eddie seemed happy there and we received many pictures and updates. Since Eddie enjoys being around other dogs, I think he was comforted by Holly's d... (more)"

15. Tara

Happy hearts & wagging tails!!

Central, Boston, MA, 02109

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

2 repeat clients

"Tara was such a great sitter for my dog Ted! She kept in touch with me all weekend when I was away, sent pictures, took him on lots of walks and hung out wit... (more)"

16. Matt

Dog Sitting in Downtown Boston

Central, Boston, MA, 02111

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Matt was a great host, and I could tell that my dog Ella had a fantastic time staying with him. When we arrived, she remembered him from our meet and greet a... (more)"

17. Sebastian

Dog Whisperer in the South End

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

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

"Sebastian was great! He was very responsive and was pretty flexible with my schedule. Evie seemed like she had a great time! I would highly recommend! (more)"

18. Drew

Fenced in yard- live next to park!

Wellington-Harrington, Cambridge, MA, 02141

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

2 repeat clients

"So happy to have found Drew on this website! My first time going on vacation and leaving my dog with someone other than my family. I couldn't be more happier... (more)"

19. Paige

Attentive, Compassionate Pup Parent

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Paige is by far the best dog-sitter I could ever hope to find, and ten times better than any other sitter we've ever used in the Boston area. She was incred... (more)"

20. Jen

Experienced dog owner in S. Boston

South Boston, South Boston, MA, 02127

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

1 repeat client

"Jen was an amazing sitter! She was very accommodating when it came to drop off and pick up, making the whole process very easy for myself. She took Kipper on... (more)"

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Score: 74.71

Vet Availability: 66 (US Avg 40)

Pet Services: 76 (US Avg 58)

Parks and Fun: 81 (US Avg 57)

Quality of Life: 76 (US Avg 58)

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. 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.

eady 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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