Dog Boarding in Downtown, Portland, ME

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

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1. Katie Verified Background Check

Your BFF’s other BFF

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"I highly recommend Katie. Great communication both before the stay and while my dog was with her. She took my dog for long walks and provided lots of pictures. (more)"

2. Maureen Verified Background Check

Can I borrow your dog?

South Portland, ME, 04106

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Maureen is so responsive, professional, and just fantastic overall. Our dog was so comfortable right when she met her and ran right over to her with no issue w… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
3. Jules Verified Background Check

Fur Babies are family members!

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"Jules is wonderful. Loves doggies and is kind, considerate and communicative. She has her own very sweet dog. I can tell if Colbert has been comfortable when I… (more)"

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4. Sarah Verified Background Check

Dog lover in need of walking buddy!

Ocean Avenue, Portland d, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"My dog can be anxious around new people and places but she loved Sarah instantly and was so comfortable with her right away. Now she gets so excited when we ar… (more)"

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5. Kathryn Verified Background Check

Passionate about animals & outdoors

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Kathryn is a conscientious person who loves dogs. Our labs immediately bonded with Kate and responded to her energy and positivity. She is always ready to hel… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
6. Martha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Walk this way!

Nasons Corner, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"I cannot say enough about our first experience with a dog-sitter! We were so nervous to leave our 12 week old puppy while we went away for a few days. Martha w… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
7. Karen & Steve Verified Background Check

Dog LOVERS near Higgins Beach!

Scarborough, ME, 04074

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Vita had a wonderful stay with Karen and Steve! They went on outings every day and sent me photos. Vita looked happy , comfortable and content. It was one of t… (more)"

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8. Julie Verified Background Check

Reliable, Responsible & Available

Nasons Corner, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Julie is fantastic! She boarded my dog at her home over a long weekend recently, and I couldn't recommend here enough. She provided daily photo and text update… (more)"

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9. Jane & Kyle Verified Background Check

Animal-Loving Couple

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jane and Kyle were great! They kept me updated on Charlie by sending me pictures of their adventures. They were also super responsive whenever we messaged. … (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
10. Maya Verified Background Check

Experienced dog walker (and lover!)

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"I can't say enough about what a great care-giver Maya is for dogs. She has dog-sat for my puppy Appleby multiple times and has done an unfailingly excellent jo… (more)"

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11. Melissa Verified Background CheckRover 101

I’ll exhaust your dog from walking!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Had great communication and had a fun happy attitude toward Vincy even though he wasn't the best behaved during this stay. Thank you for everything! (more)"

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12. Tim Verified Background Check

Your “Best Friend’s“ New Buddy

Westbrook, ME, 04092

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

"Tim was exactly the kind of sitter we needed for our two dogs. Tim was communicative, adaptive to the personalities and different needs of both dogs, and by th… (more)"

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13. Christian Verified Background Check

Let's get tuckered out!

West End, PORTLAND, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Christian welcomed Molly into his home and cared for as if she was his own. He sent updates and took care to stay in touch throughout her stay and gave me peac… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
14. Matthew Verified Background Check

All Shapes and Sizes Loved Here

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

About: I have been living with, caring for, and training dogs for over 20 years now. I have worked at 2 different humane societies, in 2 different countries… (more)

15. Julie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Loves pets - dogs AND cats!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julie grew up with animals all around her including horses, goats, and certainly dogs. She enjoys playing with dogs whether it is by tossing a toy to be chased… (more)"

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16. Leslie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Leslie's Playful Paws

Falmouth, ME, 04105

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

"Leslie is wonderful Rover community member! My 2 1/2 year old Lab spent 48 hours with her and her family. My pup was well taken of—socialized, exercised, and l… (more)"

17. Margo Verified Background Check

Playtime with Wynn in Willard!

South Portland, ME, 04106

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Margo and her friendly, playful pup, Wynn, spent a weekend with my dog and they had the best time ! She sent so many great pictures of the two of them playing … (more)"

18. Kelly Verified Background CheckRoverGO

Pup-experienced Portland Explorer

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"My dog is basically my child so I have high standards when it comes to sitters and walkers. Kelly exceeds theses standards for sure. She has experience caring … (more)"

19. Hannah Verified Background Check

Dog Lover

West End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Available at short notice and worked out great! (more)"

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20. Haley Verified Background Check

Happy to help!

Westbrook, ME, 04092

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

"Haley is an energized, honest, individual who loves animals! As a dog owner herself, she is sure to get your pups up and moving throughout the day! I highly re… (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 Portland 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 Portland, ME 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 Portland, ME.

If you're the sort of person who likes to book services when you're out and about, you'll love the Rover dog boarding app. In minutes, you'll be able to view hundreds of experienced dog sitters no matter where you are, or re-book on-demand with your puppy's favorite dog sitter. You'll get to check in in real-time to see how your dog's day is going, with the photo updates feature from your dog sitter via the Rover dog boarding app. And if you hate carrying cash, or calculating tips, you'll love the Rover app's cashless payment feature which enables fast, secure payment of your dog sitter without money needing to change hands.

You'll also be able to relax when it comes to price, because the cost of dog boarding in Portland, ME 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.

In other words, when you use Rover to find Portland dog boarding services, your pet is given the best in loving care and hands-on attention, and you don't need to miss out on that just because life got in the way.

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?