Dog Boarding in Elmwood, Philadelphia

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1. Vicky

Experienced + Trustworthy Dog Lover

Fairmount-Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, 19130

Dog Boarding

"Having my little Rocky stay with Vicky was the BEST decision I could've made! She is so sweet, attentive, thorough, communicative, and an all-around lovely p... (more)"

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President's Day
2. Katharine

Dog lover, home in the afternoon!

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19148

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was Mineo’s second stay with Katherine and I can tell he had such a wonderful time. Katherine is not only wonderful with my dog, but she is also extreme... (more)"

3. Stefania

Lover of dogs of all shapes & sizes

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

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

"Stefania is an extremely responsible person who may love dogs as much as I do. I see her with my dog and other dogs and appreciate the love, care, and passi... (more)"

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President's Day
4. Dana

Home Away From Home

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Dana was the BEST! I left my 2-year old pup Rem with her for just over a week for my wedding and honeymoon and it was my first time leaving her with anyone e... (more)"

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5. Andrew

Dog lovers in Grad Hospital

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Andrew was very nice and my dog Luna came back to us exhausted and happy. He sent us pictures to let us know she was well while we were away. Will definitely... (more)"

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President's Day
6. Sarah

Huge city back yard!! CPR certified

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Sarah and Antonie were awesome!! I felt really safe while Timtim was with them, they sent me a lot of pictures of my baby. It was really worth it. Timtim wil... (more)"

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This weekend
7. Whitney

The Best Care for your Best Friend

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Whitney gave Yardley super care! Yardley had a blast with Whitney's dog, and looked content and engaged in all the photos Whitney texted me. Whitney was so f... (more)"

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President's Day
8. Wayne

YOUR DOGS HOME AWAY FROM HOME CARE

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19147

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

"Wayne was exactly what we as a dog owner appreciated: 1) reliable; 2) caring for our dog; 3) thoughtful and sent pictures/videos and updates of our dog while... (more)"

9. Taryn

Love dogs, will travel.

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

"This was the first time I was leaving my dog with a sitter. I was very anxious. Taryn came to meet us with her Dog weeks before the boarding. It helped my do... (more)"

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President's Day
10. Su & Eric

Dental student with flexible hours

Cobbs Creek, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19104

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

"Su and Eric were great and I felt at ease being away. (more)"

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11. Jessie

Dog-loving work at home freelancer

Pennsport-Whitman-Queen, Philadephia, PA, 19148

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

"Felt relaxed during my vacation as I knew Stella was in good company. Having daily pictures sent made it feel like I wasn’t missing anything and looked forwa... (more)"

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President's Day
12. Erin

Large Home Next To Dog Park

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

"Erin was great! They were very easy to communicate with, and sent some really cute pictures of our dog while we were away. We had a last minute issue with ou... (more)"

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13. Jasmine

Native Texan missing her pets!

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmine has taken care of all of the small creatures (our dog and kids!) in our lives for nearly four years now. She is a trusted and reliable caretaker who ... (more)"

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14. Emily

Flexible schedule, fenced yard

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

"Emily is awesome! She watched our dog, Clara, and was so loving, communicative and fun to work with. When we picked Clara up, she sat on Emily's lap and didn... (more)"

15. Cassandra 'Jez'

High or low energy, flexible sitter

Schuylkill Southwest, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19146

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

"We havent even left our vacation yet, but Jez is a 5-star watcher all the way. Shes had our pup Wellington for nearly a week, and has literally madenit feel ... (more)"

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16. Kierra

Dog lover - very flexible schedule

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19139

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

"Kierra is awesome! She was willing and able to handle all the needs of my pitbull mixes (one of whom is an elderly 14yo on medication) like a pro. I received... (more)"

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17. Andrea

Vet Nursing Student at your service

Girard Estates, Philadelphia, PA, 19145

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

About: There's nothing I won't do to ensure that your pet is safe and well taken care of at all times! As a 43 year old parent who is changing careers, yo... (more)

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18. Paige

loving and responsible dog sitter

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding

"Paige was wonderful and highly recommended! Thanks for taking great care of Ollie and being incredibly accommodating to my unpredictable schedule! We look fo... (more)"

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President's Day
19. Shannon

Their staycation for your vacation

Point Breeze, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

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

"Shannon took amazing care of my dog in her home! Mimi is a big girl with lots of energy! Shannon, her husband and Wilson kept her super busy and sent lots of... (more)"

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20. Christopher

play/walk w/ dog until stopped.

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Christopher is amazing! He was communicative before, during, and after our dog's stay with him. Gonzo got tons of love and plenty of exercise with Christophe... (more)"


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