Dog Boarding in Boston

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

Available this weekend
1. Jennifer

Dog Lover Seeks Pets to Care for

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

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

"Jenny LOVES LOVES dogs. If she sees one, shes takes a picture because "they are all cute"! Aside from her clear passion for dogs, Jenny is highly responsib... (more)"

Available this weekend
2. Christopher

Pet, play, and pamper.

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02108

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

"I highly recommend Christopher as a dog sitter, as he sincerely loves caring for dogs, taking them for walks, feeding them properly, and playing with them. H... (more)"

3. Mary

Active and caring animal lover

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We are so happy with Mary and have deemed her our new dog sitter. My husband and I recently moved to the North Shore area and don't know anyone yet which is ... (more)"

4. Paige

Pup Parent who can't get enough!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Paige was an absolute lifesaver, agreeing to pet sit our 7 yo bichon poodle, Bella, over the Thanksgiving holiday after our usual sitter couldn't take her at... (more)"

5. Alec

We specialize in tiring out dogs :)

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

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

2 repeat clients

"Alec was wonderful! My dog Ginger was happy and healthy when I returned home and Alec was extremely communicative, sending numerous pictures while I was gon... (more)"

6. Elyse

Dog lover looking for some fun!

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

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

1 repeat client

"Elyse was great with Holly last weekend! She was very responsive, provided pictures of their activities, and was incredibly accommodating to my elderly dog's... (more)"

7. Danielle

Active individual who loves pups!

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Danielle was a wonderful, attentive, and caring sitter for my dog. It was my first time trying rover and I'm glad Danielle was my first experience with findi... (more)"

8. Amanda

Experienced Dog Care Taker

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Her and her husband were awesome! They kept me informed about Beau and took pictures. I would definitely use her again, and recommend her to others! (more)"

9. Vanessa

Passionate dog lover in North End

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Vanessa is the best puppy-sitter! She loves my puppy as if it were her own. As a frequent traveler for work, I stressed about who would watch my 5 month old... (more)"

10. Jennifer

Come hang out with Bruce!

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding

About: I'm a huge dog lover, every time I see one I want to go pet and play with them. I wish I could afford to work with dogs as a full time job! I've ... (more)

11. Majidah

Majidah's North End Dogsitting

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Majidah was awesome! This was my first time using Rover instead of a boarding kennel and I'm very pleased! Sprocket seemed to have a great time and was so re... (more)"

12. Shreya

I love dogs and dogs love me!

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Shreya did a great job! We were out of the country for ~3 weeks, so I was a little nervous in case anything went wrong. Our pup came down with a cold and n... (more)"

13. Kate

Loving, experienced, reliable & fun

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

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

"Kate is one of the most dedicated and responsible dog lovers I have ever met. She has a lot of experience caring for dogs of all ages and temperaments. I wou... (more)"

14. NIL

Dog Paradise With A Dog Lover !

Central, BOSTON, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

31 repeat clients

"Nil was a lifesaver! We had to switch sitters at the last minute as our dog got conjunctivitis and needed to be an “only dog.” After messaging every sitter... (more)"

15. Brett

Pets deserve a fun vacation too!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston , MA, 02114

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

28 repeat clients

"Brett is an amazing sitter!! She watched my dog, Sophie, on my wedding day and she walked Sophie to the venue so my husband and I could take pictures with he... (more)"

16. Brooke

LOVE exercise & the outdoors

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

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

"Brooke was awesome. She gave us tons of updates and spent a lot of time with our dog. We really appreciated her responsiveness and it's clear she really care... (more)"

17. Amanda

Focused on customer experience!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02108

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

17 repeat clients

"Loved having Amanda watch my dog over the weekend! She responded immediately and it was easy to confirm plans with her. She also picked up and dropped off L... (more)"

18. Rui

Passionate lifetime dog lover

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Our dogs are happy, so we are happy. (more)"

19. Emiliano

A lot of dog love to give away

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

Dog Boarding

"We left our puppy with Emiliano for a few hours one evening and he was absolutely fantastic with him Will ask him to pet sit again if we visit Boston (more)"

20. Ian

I love photography... and dogs.

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, 02114

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

About: I recently moved to Boston and work as a freelance fine art photographer. I live with my girlfriend and work from home but I am always out and abou... (more)

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When it comes to dog boarding, dog owners in Boston trust their pets with sitters on Rover. Over 6,588 pet owners have reviewed sitters in Boston, giving them an average rating of 4.93/5. Browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. The cost of dog boarding in Boston may surprise you—in a good way. That’s because there’s a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for overnight boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a well-matched sitter.

Where history meets modern culture, scenic Boston is sure to provide your dog with plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and city life. Complete with trails, dog parks, and splendid city views, Boston is the destination for the urban dog.

Wander up Beacon Hill or into Kenmore Square and you will find plenty of stores and restaurants that will gladly cater to your precious pooch. If that doesn't suit your fancy, simply take a walk down cobblestone streets, visit the city dog parks, or play in the water along the nearby harbor.

Centrally located to some of the most desired vacation spots, Boston offers the chance for quick weekend getaways to Cape Cod and Gloucester. However, not all Bostonian travel plans readily accommodate dogs. That's where we come in.

No matter what your schedule looks like—a business trip across the country, a tropical vacation on the other side of the world, or a weekend excursion out of town—you’ll find a trustworthy dog sitter on Rover. Your dog will love the in-home dog boarding experience they’ll get with a sitter on Rover. It’s truly luxury boarding, because your dog isn’t locked in cage at a kennel, they’re lounging on the couch with people who’ll treat them like you would—like family. In-house dog boarding means less stress for your pets, more one-on-one attention, and plenty of potty breaks, so you can take your trip and rest easy knowing that your dog is in great hands. Plus, you can even request adorable photo updates to follow along on your dog’s boarding experience in Boston while you’re away.

Ready to get started? Finding your dog’s perfect match is simple: just type in your zip code, choose dog boarding as your service, browse local sitter profiles near you, and get a conversation started with someone who seems like a great fit.

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of boarding them in a kennel. Many sitters on Rover in Boston donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Boston.

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