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Why choose Rover instead of boarding kennels?

Rover is the nation's largest community of pet sitters and dog walkers. Find out why pet parents all over the U.S. are choosing Rover over dog kennels.

  • 95% of reviewed Rover bookings have a perfect 5-star rating
  • 65,000+ sitters and dog walkers list their services on Rover
  • Millions of photo updates have been sent through Rover

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Browse profiles of nearby sitters, read reviews, and meet in person if you'd like.

Book And Pay

Book and Pay

Found your dog's perfect match? Book and pay on Rover's secure platform.



Get the Rover Guarantee, photo updates, reservation protection, and 24/7 support.

More affordable than long-term kennel boarding

  • Loving care in a sitter's home

    Rather than dropping off your dog at a kennel, they'll enjoy a luxurious stay in their sitter's home.

  • Pet sitters you can trust

    Every sitter on the site has been hand-reviewed and approved by the Rover team.

  • Convenient Meet & Greet tool

    Meet your pet’s perfect match before you book. Schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, right from your Rover inbox.

  • Cute photo updates

    Get daily pics of your dog enjoying a round of fetch or snoozing on their sitter's couch.

  • Affordable, personalized pet care

    Find out how much pet sitters near you typically cost.

Rest easy knowing we've got your back

Cashless payments

Easier payments than kennels.

Book and pay, all through Rover’s safe and secure platform—no cash, check, or tips necessary.

Rover Guarantee

Rover Guarantee

Every booking made through Rover is covered by the Rover Guarantee. Learn More

Reservation protection

Reservation protection

It doesn't happen often, but if your pet sitter has to cancel, we’ll work with you to find a new one. Learn More

World-class support

World-class support

We're pet fanatics headquartered in Seattle, and you can drop us a note anytime.

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