Dog Boarding in Columbus

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

1. Jamie

Fenced yard and plenty of play time

Upper Arlington, Columbus, OH, 43212

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jamie was amazing with our two dogs and was very attentive to them. I don’t think our dogs wanted to come home after their time with Jamie and all the spoili... (more)"

2. Jenessa

Fenced-in yard dog lover!

Weinland Park, Columbus, OH, 43201

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

"Janessa was great! Very nice and took Malone last minute (thank you!) Multiple walks a day. Pics. Lots of snuggles. And a new friend Chance (Janessa’s pup). ... (more)"

3. Dawn

Providing lots of Love & Cuddles!

Victorican Village, Columbus, OH, 43201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Dawn was a wonderful sitter for our golden doodle, Lexi. Lexi was wrestling with an ear infection and Dawn was very attentive and even cleaned Lexi's ears! ... (more)"

4. Jenn

German Village Dog Lover!

Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

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

"Jenn did a wonderful job caring for our puppy over the long weekend! She sent frequent updates and I knew she was in good hands. I would definitely recommend... (more)"

5. Kathryn

Student/Housekeeper/Dog Lover

Weinland Park, Columbus, OH, 43201

Dog Boarding

"We traveled to Columbus for a wedding and decided to bring our dog along. Carlos stayed at Kathryn's the night of the wedding as we stayed in a hotel that di... (more)"

6. Dani

Love is a Four Legged Word

Columbus, OH, 43212

Dog Boarding

"I booked our first stay with Dani and the care and experience was exceptional - very pleased! Great communication in advance of the stay; very personable and... (more)"

7. Debra

Experienced pet owner w/fenced yard

Near Southside, Columbus, OH, 43205

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

"Debra was amazing with my 2 rambunctious fur babies! I've never used a sitter that I didn't know before and was a little nervous but she made me feel much mo... (more)"

8. Lindsey

Can work from home - love all pups!

Columbus, OH, 43215

Dog Boarding

"Lindsey was very responsive and took Porter on lots of walks/runs. Highly recommended. (more)"

9. Jessica

Experienced Dog sitter/walker

Near Southside, Columbus , OH, 43206

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica is an awesome young woman. She's sweet & kind and loves her dogs as well as her guest puppies. I had the opportunity to have her babysit my two new h... (more)"

10. Jacob

I only pet dogs at parties

Italian Village, Columbus, OH, 43201

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

"Jacob took super great care of my pup! he Was willing to go out and get her a leash when we realized we forgot to grab one when we rushed out of our house on... (more)"

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11. Marisa

The pug life chose me

Near East, Columbus, OH, 43205

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

"Marisa and Ben were amazing!!!! I am always very nervous leaving my pup due to his health problems, and they handled him with ease! I got lots of messages, p... (more)"

12. Michael

Apt right next to a gorgeous Park!

Victorican Village, Columbus, OH, 43215

Dog Boarding

"Michael and his girlfriend were amazing hosts. My dog cooper loves staying with them and came home well rested! I would definitely recommend them and would u... (more)"

13. Mary

Pets Pleasurable Playtime Partner

University, Columbus, OH, 43201

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

"Mary was very nice and snickers loved being with her! She sent lots of pictures of him and he looked like he was in heaven haha (more)"

14. Paige

home full time, we will exercise

Victorican Village, Columbus, OH, 43201

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

About: Hi, my name is Paige! I’m a freelance violinist who grew up here in Columbus, Ohio. I’ve been taking care of animals, specifically dogs, since the ... (more)

15. Chanelle

Dog lover, flexible schedule!

Brewery, Columbus, OH, 45206

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Chanelle was incredible with our dog giving him tons of exercise and loving. Her dog Jenny was our dogs BFF and we cannot thank them both for the great care ... (more)"

16. Gwen

Passionate dog lover!

Columbus, OH, 43215

Dog Boarding

"Gwen was very flexible with the time I could drop off and pick up Nyla. She looked happy with Gwen and her dogs and was well exercised as she slept well when... (more)"

17. Kaylee

100% dog lover

Southside, columbus, OH, 43206

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

"She did great with my dog, even with some complicated medication administration! Sent pictures every day, seemed like they had lots of fun. Very laid back an... (more)"

18. Sasha

When they're here, they are Family!

Near Southside, columbus, OH, 43206

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

"I was impressed with Sasha from the very beginning. She started off our interaction by inviting me over a few days before Fort's scheduled stay to get him ac... (more)"

19. Michael

Fenced yard-dogs are family members

Near Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michael always does a great job of caring for my little guy. He provides the affection and hands on care that this dog craves, and is wonderfully accommodat... (more)"

20. Jill

Animal lover with a fenced yard

Southside, Columbus, OH, 43206

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Khaki had a great time spending the weekend with Jill! She was very responsive and he came home super happy. Her two dogs are both very sweet, so I think Kha... (more)"


As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Columbus dog sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Columbus, OH who meets your - and your dog's - needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog - including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Columbus, OH.

You'll also be able to relax when it comes to price, because the cost of dog boarding in Columbus, OH is surprisingly reasonable. No matter your budget or lifestyle, there's a dog sitter on Rover to match your wallet. Wondering how much most people pay for Rover dog boarding services? The average dog boarding rates will give you a good sense of what to expect before checking out the individual dog sitters' hourly rates.

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Interested in what it's like on the other side? Do you think you have what it takes to become a dog sitter for Rover? We're always looking for people with a passion for pooches to join our dog boarding roster. If you've been thinking about starting up your own dog boarding business, or even if you've been doing it on your own for a while, you'll want to check out our easy application process and consider joining the hundreds of awesome dog lovers who use the Rover dog boarding platform. When you become a Rover dog sitter, you get access to great support, including premium pet insurance and immediate, cashless payment (no more worrying about whether you'll get paid on time). Why not apply today?

In short, when you book Columbus dog boarding on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get to relax, knowing that your pet is in good hands.

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