Dog Boarding in Boston

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

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1. Megan

I love long walks in the park

Jamaica Plain, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130

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

"Megan was FANTASTIC! She watched our dog Javi for two nights and did such a great job. She sent photo updates which we loved (Javi and Megan doing yoga, Javi... (more)"

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2. Bridget

Dog Lover Helping Local Dog Owners

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Bridget was extremely flexible with drop-off and pick up. Bodie looked content and happy at her place. I will definitely try Bridget again in the future. Tha... (more)"

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3. Elena

At home full time for the summer!

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02120

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

"From the moment my dog Chico and Elena met, they connected immediately. Elena took care of Chico for a couple days, and did a great job. She was great at sen... (more)"

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4. Tori

RN &dog lover seeks to pamper pups!

East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 02141

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

"Tori was awesome!!! She was very flexible with us during the craziness of our wedding, and took care of our Daisy without any trouble! Thank you so much, Tori! (more)"

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5. Annick

I'll go running with your dog

Riverside, Cambridge, MA, 02138

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

"Annick was very reliable and I'd have no concerns about leaving my dog with her again. She asked great questions beforehand and tried all the right things w... (more)"

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6. Kristina

I'll run and snuggle with your dog

East Boston, Boston, MA, 02128

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

"This is the second time my pup Billie has stayed with Kristina, and she's come back happy each time! Billie has a lot of anxiety, and tends to get nervous wh... (more)"

7. Madison

Madison's Dog Sitting in Fenway

Fenway-Kenmore, Boston, MA, 02215

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Madison is great! We get updates on our pup while we are gone which is great! Our pup, Staley, loves her! She took care great of him and took him out for adv... (more)"

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8. Breanna

Spacious inside and a park outside

Roxbury, Boston, MA, 02119

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

"Breanna took great care of Dakota! He got plenty of exercise and attention. She was a great communicator and I felt confident with my dog’s care during his s... (more)"

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9. Maytal

I'll run, play and spoil your dog.

South Boston, South Boston, MA, 02127

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

"Maytal was a wonderful person, Nova had a blast . This was my first time with Maytal , when Nova met her she established a communication with Nova petting hi... (more)"

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10. Karoll

Veterinary technician & pet owner!

East Boston, East Boston, MA, 02128

Dog Boarding

"Karoll is the best! I'm always so happy to see that she is available when I need to go out of town. My dog loves her dogs and I have a peace of mind knowing ... (more)"

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11. Jessica

A feline fanatic and dog devotee!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

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

"Jessica is so great! We met up before my pups stay to make sure everything was a good fit. She was very flexible with drop off/pick up times and was extremel... (more)"

12. Paige

Attentive, Compassionate Pup Parent

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Dudley had a great stay with Paige while we were away. Every picture we received was Dudley wrestling with a new friend on Boston Common or on Charles Street... (more)"

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13. Catherine

TLC for your pets while you're away

East Boston, east boston, MA, 02128

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

"Honestly there is no one better than Catherine!?? She was the best sitter for our puppy Ayu, I love how she can find an approach to a dog of any shape, size ... (more)"

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14. Jordyn

I'll run, fetch, play, and cuddle!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jordyn was amazing with our active, 9 year old lab. She took him on runs on the beach which he loved. Our dog was clearly well cared for over the holiday and... (more)"

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15. Troy

Eat, Play, Love

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02115

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

"I am so grateful to Troy for taking such good care of my Curly for over 2 weeks. We had never left Curly with a sitter for that long, and we couldn’t help fe... (more)"

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16. Mallory

Free range on bed and couch!

East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 02149

Dog Boarding

"Mallory was absolutely wonderful with my puppy. She sent plenty of pictures and updates to let me know how much fun my puppy was having! (more)"

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17. Rachel

Love being active and cuddling!

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Rachel was fantastic! I highly recommend her. She was incredibly responsive, attentive and caring toward my dog, I'd gladly have her watch Lucy again! (more)"

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18. Brianna

Dog loving home with open paws

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

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

"Brianna was awesome! Leaving your pet with someone you don't know is difficult but Brianna stayed in touch and was very responsive. When I picked Cassi up sh... (more)"

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19. Rachel

high energy, and active

East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 02141

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Crazy dog dad here. I've never left Bear with anyone other than family and friends and was nervous about using Rover. Rachel exceeded all of my expectations.... (more)"

20. Jordi

Young couple, dog lovers in Boston

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding

"Ayla was one happy pup when I came to pick her up! Jordi and his wife were excellent, very responsive, and took great care of Ayla. They have a nice apartmen... (more)"


Rover.com is the simple, savvy way to find and book Boston pet boarding. It's easy to find the perfect dog sitter - many sitters on Rover have a long history of dog sitting, and 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect five-star rating. When you book dog boarding on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving staycation in their sitter's home. You'll get daily photo updates, and every stay booked through Rover also includes premium pet insurance, 24/7 support, and a reservation guarantee. Every dog sitter in Boston, MA has the option to complete a free background check. Stays are booked on Rover every minute of every day, and more than 92% of the population lives within a short drive of one of our dog kennel alternatives. When you book [city name] dog boarding on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get peace of mind.

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

Looking for an on-demand solution to your dog boarding needs when you're short on time? Then you'll love the Rover dog boarding app. The Rover app features hundreds of highly-rated, trustworthy dog sitters, and you can scroll through the options or simply re-hire your regular dog boarder in no time. Your dog sitter can share real-time photo updates via the Rover dog boarding app, and with the app's cashless payment feature you'll be able to compensate your dog sitter quickly and safely, with no need for cash, checks or tips.

What if you're a dog lover who's looking for dog boarding jobs? You'll want to check out our information about how to become a dog sitter on Rover. We're always excited to add new dog sitters to our dog boarding service, and our application process makes it simple to get your own dog boarding business up and running. When you become a Rover dog sitter, you benefit from great features including premium pet insurance, a third party background check, and our cashless payment feature for ease and peace of mind. Why not apply today?

In other words, when you use Rover to find Boston 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 helping out as a sitter? Check out our Boston dog sitting jobs page.

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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.