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. William

Give your pet a vacation!

Westbrook, ME, 04092

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Bill and Sara took great care of our beagle! He loved the other small dogs and just made himself to home. The fenced back yard was a big bonus. Bill gave his... (more)"

2. Emma

Dog lover available in South Po.

south portland, ME, 04106

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

"My dog’s anxiety got the best of her and she was unable to board with Emma. Thankfully Emma was flexible and accommodating and able to bring Vivian home and ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
3. Maggie

I will treat your pet like family!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Maggie took excellent care of our dog during our trip. She was very considerate of our dog’s personality and preference and and accommodated several unexpect... (more)"

4. Leslie

Leslie's Playful Paws

Falmouth, ME, 04105

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

"Leslie was great with our energetic pup! Amelia had a great time and came home completely exhausted. We loved the video and photo updates - will definitely u... (more)"

5. Emily

Teacher, turned pet-sitter!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

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

About: As a dog Mom I understand the necessity of having someone put your animal first. As a pet owner and dog lover that is exactly what I will do when c... (more)

6. Brittney

Beach & Trails Are My Backyard

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"I have known Brittney for 12 years and she has always been trustworthy, reliable and loving. Brittney has grown up with animals in her home - from dogs, cats... (more)"

7. Gavin

Home nights, runs, walks, fetch!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Our dog, Bodhi, had a great time staying with Gavin! Thank's, Gavin! We'll be back! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
8. Kaylee

Fenced-in yard on the Eastern Prom

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Kaylee was great! Sunshine loved her the moment she met her! This was my first rover experience and I’m so happy my friend helped me choose Kaylee! She has a... (more)"

9. Alicia

Home all day to spoil your pup!

North Deering, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Alicia is THE BEST!!!! Bruin was happy the whole stay :) plus dolly (her dog) is such a sweetie. (more)"

10. Jessica

I will play and run with your dog!

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

About: I grew up with a dog and cats. I love animals, I am super active, and will play for hours with your dog! I have lived with roommates with dogs and ... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Leea

Fostering pets & helping when I can

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leea was fabulous and Zoe came back a very happy dog. We'll definitely use her again. (more)"

12. Caroline

Let me love your pup!

Downtown, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Caroline & Kurt took good care of our little maltipoo, "Cayman." We really appreciated the photographs of Cayman they sent while we were traveling. Probabl... (more)"

13. Claire

Love a good romp in the woods!

West End, Portland, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Claire is a true animal lover, and animals love her back! She is great with my shepherd/lab mix Teddy and she provided me with a lot of support when I first ... (more)"

14. Robert + Meghan

The dogs tell us we are the best!

04106, ME, 04106

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

"Rob and Meghan took great care of our pup! They really treated him like he was their own dog. Rob and Meghan made sure our dog got plenty of exercise and the... (more)"

15. Michelle

Decades of dog loving!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding

"Michelle was awesome!! She kept us updated everyday and sent lots of pictures!! Daisy had so much fun going for walks,car rides and trips to the dog park! We... (more)"

16. Lauren

dogs will be loved & stay active

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Lauren was super accommodating to my last minute need and shared pictures and kept me engaged with pictures. Will use her again for dog boarding! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
17. Shayna

Home a lot, Live on the green belt.

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"Shayna is a sweetheart who was so loving and caring for my puppy boog. Someone who really cares about dogs and gives them the utmost love and attention. I wo... (more)"

18. Eliza

I’ll run with your dog!

South Portland, ME, 04106

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Eliza is a responsible adult. Whenever I need advice I rely on Eliza to help me out. I recently wanted to adopt a dog myself. However, I am still in school a... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Sadie

Love of dogs and flexible schedule

East Bayside-India Street, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"We contacted Sadie for a very last minute need for a puppy sitter. She was very accommodating for our drop off and pick-up times. Our dog, Brady, was very we... (more)"

20. Julie

Active & energetic dog lover!!!!!!!

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"My dog Wally LOVES Julie, truly adores her!!! Julie took care of Wally for an extended weekend when I had to travel for work and sent me daily picture update... (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?

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.

How it works

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.