Looking for dog kennels near you?

Book in-home dog boarding on Rover instead

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.

  • Sitters on Rover have received millions of 5-star reviews
  • 2+ million pet parents have booked through Rover
  • Millions of photo updates have been sent through Rover

Browse to book in 3 steps flat

  1. Step 1

    Search

    Browse profiles of nearby sitters, read reviews, and meet in person if you'd like.
  2. Step 2

    Book and Pay

    Found your dog's perfect match? Book and pay on Rover's secured platform.
  3. Step 3

    Relax

    Your booking is backed by the Rover Guarantee, 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 stay in the comfort of their sitter's home.

  • Pet sitters you can trust

    Every sitter profile has been individually reviewed and approved by Rover.

  • Easy Meet & Greets

    Meet your dog's perfect match before you book. Request 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

  • Easy payments

    Book and pay through Rover’s secured platform—no cash or checks required.

  • Rover Guarantee

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

  • 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

    We’re friendly, knowledgeable, and total pet fanatics. You can get in touch with us anytime.

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