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. Martha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Walk this way!

Nasons Corner, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"We are very happy that we found Martha. She is dedicated and conscientious and Darla is very comfortable there. (more)"

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2. Julie Verified Background Check

Reliable, Responsible & Available

Nasons Corner, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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 upda... (more)"

3. John Verified Background Check

Active work from home dog sitter

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"John is the best dog sitter! Sophie can be very anxious at times, but I could tell in the photos she was having the best time.! I will definitely be reques... (more)"

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4. Hannah Verified Background Check

Lots of walks and time at the park!

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Hannah did a phenomenal job taking care of our puppy for an evening! Highly recommend and we will definitely connect with Hannah again. Completely trust her.... (more)"

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5. Jess Verified Background Check

Student looking for dog snuggles!

North Deering, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jess was great with my dog Delilah! She was very flexible and accommodating with pickup/drop off times (even when I had to change them), she always responded... (more)"

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6. Jordan Verified Enhanced Background Check

Ultimate Outdoorsy Animal Lover

North Deering, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Jordan is very friendly, has great scheduling flexibility and was very good to Fiona for us while we were on vacation. They have two other dogs and a huge ba... (more)"

7. Karen & Steve Verified Background Check

Dog LOVERS near Higgins Beach!

Scarborough, ME, 04074

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Lucky is not a camping dog. Unaware that his family was headed into the woods for 4 nights, he was a bit nervous about being left behind. What he didn't know... (more)"

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8. 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 was great with my puppy. She took him to the beach and my dog was clearly having the greatest time based on the photos she sent me. Jules did a fantast... (more)"

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9. Rachel Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Tell your dog I said hi

Riverton, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding

"Rachel was an incredible host for Nahla. She took great care of her and the pictures were great. She was very attentive and responsive. I plan on working wit... (more)"

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10. Cristina Verified Background Check

We don't deserve dogs...

Riverton, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Cristina took my dog in for the night when my boyfriend and I decided to take a random trip to Portland for the night . She saved the day! My girl has separa... (more)"

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11. Kasie Verified Background Check

Loving care when you’re not there!

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"Bella had an awesome weekend with Kasie and her family! I'm so happy with how it all turned out and will definitely be using Kasie again to sit Bella!! Thank... (more)"

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12. Samantha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Loving care when you're not there!

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Samantha was a wonderful sitter as always! Very fast to respond, sent photos and updates, and is generally a great person. Would definitely book Mr. Cow with... (more)"

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13. Loveness Verified Background Check

Your pet will be treated like famil

North Deering, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding

"Loveness was super great!! I was worried because there's so much I don't know about how my doggo will be with new people but he was very comfortable with Lov... (more)"

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14. Christian Verified Background Check

Let's get tuckered out!

Riverton, PORTLAND, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Christian was awesome! Total dog person. So attentive and caring. Very patient and flexible. Highly recommended! (more)"

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15. Elizabeth & Andrew Verified Background Check

Active, fun, and responsible care

South Portland, ME, 04106

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth and Andrew were fantastic sitters! Our dog came home happy and tired, which is the best! They were in touch the whole time and very responsive. Hig... (more)"

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16. Mackenzie Verified Background Check

attention & activity for your pups!

Deering Center, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"McKenzie was wonderful! I needed a last-minute sitter for the day and she worked out perfectly! She was quick to respond, making the booking process fast and... (more)"

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17. Rose Verified Background Check

I want to have fun and take care!

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Rose was great! Very communicative and warm. (more)"

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18. Daniel Verified Background Check

Hello! 👋

West Bayside, portland, ME, 04101

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

"Daniel raised his dog, Mocha (a pitbull mix) from a puppy. He truly loves all dogs and wants to make sure they are happy and healthy. He's trustworthy and ca... (more)"

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19. Lori Verified Background Check

I’m a dog whisperer!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04102

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

About: I just lost my 11 year-old Rescue MinPin named ChiChi. So there’s a major gap in my schedule and home. I have a ton of love to give a dog right now... (more)

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20. Elizabeth Verified Background Check

Experienced Shelter Volunteer!

South Portland, ME, 04106

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth is a caring and conscientious pet owner and would make a great pet sitter. Her enthusiasm, passion and consideration for both pets and people set h... (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?