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. Maggie

Energetic animal lover!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

2 repeat clients

"Maggie is such a wonderful caretaker for my dog. She is a genuine animal lover and I strongly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a caring individual... (more)"

2. Caroline

Let me love your pup!

Downtown, Portland, ME, 04101

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

1 repeat client

"Caroline was a wonderful sitter! I received daily pictures of adventures and cuddles. Quinn even got a bath while I was away. I would highly recommend Caroli... (more)"

3. Robert + Meghan

The dogs tell us we are the best!

04106, ME, 04106

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

8 repeat clients

"Rob and Meghan did a great job watching our 1 y.o. golden Maisie for the weekend! They were flexible with drop-off/pick-up times and sent us lots of updates ... (more)"

4. Claire

Love a good romp in the woods!

West End, Portland, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Claire is one of the biggest dog lovers I know. She took such good care of our two pups (puggle and bernese mountain dog) while we were on vacation for the w... (more)"

5. Gavin

Home nights, runs, walks, fetch!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Gavin was awesome! I would highly recommend Gavin! Thanks G! (more)"

6. Kurt

Veteran dog lover!

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Kurt is dependable and loving to all three of my dogs. He has watched my dogs for several years and to be honest I believe they are happier to see him than t... (more)"

7. 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)

8. Nina

Flexible Schedule - Love All Dogs

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

1 repeat client

"Nina is extremely responsible and trustworthy. She has been taking care of my two cats and dog for years and is a clear animal lover with a caregiving nature... (more)"

9. Sarah

Grad student home most days!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"I needed a dog sitter last minute and I'm lucky Sarah was available. Rex immediately felt comfortable with her and I can tell he enjoyed his stay. I was able... (more)"

10. Catherine

Your new go-to dog-sitter. :)

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Catherine took care of our little Sammie and Frankie for a week recently. We came home to very happy and loved dogs and a very clean house. It was sub-zero... (more)"

11. Julie

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

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

3 repeat clients

"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)"

12. Kristy

I will treat your dogs as my own!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kristy is trustworthy and dependable! She was great with my dogs, gave them love, attention, and of course lots of walks and runs. Kristy has a passion for a... (more)"

13. Stevie

I'll tire your puppers out!

Parkside, Portland, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Stevie was so nice and took Pax on such short notice! When we picked him up it was like he never even missed us ? (more)"

14. Rebecca

Energetic dog lover, flexible hours

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding

"Rebecca and her sweet dog, Bear, were more than I could ever have hoped for to entertain, love and care for my Russell. Rebecca clearly loves dogs, speaks th... (more)"

15. Renee

Long weekend walks and overnights

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Renee and family are awesome and our lady Chickee had a really wonderful overnight. This was our first time on Rover.com, and iour puppy’s first time staying... (more)"

16. Michelle

Decades of dog loving!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"This was my first experience with Rover and it went seemlessly! Michelle was incredibly kind, flexible, responsive, and accommodating! Michelle regularly sen... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Lauren

dogs will be loved & stay active

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"My family and I have used a Kennel for our dog in the past, and don't think I will do that anymore. Lauren was great. She sent lots of pictures of them takin... (more)"

19. Jenna

Kind and fun loving dog sitter

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

About: I have done some dog sitting in the past when I was in college/high school and have stayed in others homes (this was before Rover existed). I learn... (more)

20. Samaya

i love to be at the beach with dogs

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Samaya loves dogs. She has impeccable integrity and is reliable. You can trust that Samaya will be where she says she'll be and do what she says she will d... (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?