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Dog Boarding in Elmwood, Philadelphia

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1. Sarah

Will trade love for snuggles!

Point Breeze, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah seemed truly to relish time with my dog, and my dog seemed comfortable with her as well. Sarah communicated with me, both fully and timely. before & du... (more)"

2. Sarah

Run, walk, cuddle, & love your dog!

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah took excellent care of my dog; got lots of exercise and took a trip to the dog park, all in a two-day day stay. I received pictures and updates through... (more)"

3. Alexandra

Drive, love animals & very flexible

Girard Estates, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19145

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

"Great experience boarding my puppy with Alexandra Z!!! This was my puppy’s first stay in a different home, and Alexandra put in a special effort to help my s... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
4. Jordan

Home full time pet lover & artist!

Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, philadelphia, PA, 19123

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

"Jordan was great! Excellent communication and pix. Very accommodating to Copper's allergy flare-up during his stay. You can tell she is a dog lover!! (more)"

5. Giulietta

Responsible, caring dog lover :)

Schuylkill Southwest, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Giulietta watched our little Chihuahua in her home for 17 days while we traveled out of the country. She is such a wonderful caregiver. I highly recommend he... (more)"

6. Louis

Dog Lover in the City

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

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

"My dog loves Lou and Lola! He routinely pulls me towards Lou's place on walks since his stay there! So glad to have found them after moving to the city! (more)"

7. Paige

Playtime at Paige's

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

"Paige was wonderful! I'd leave my pup in her care anytime. She sent daily updates with photos & treated my pup as if she was her own! Paige even let my pup ... (more)"

8. Manychan

your dog's new bestie (:

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

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

"I cannot emphasize enough how AMAZING this experience was! She is the sweetest, most loving sitter we have ever used.!!! Manychan is like a little ray of su... (more)"

9. Dana

Home Away From Home

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19143

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

"Harriet's stay with Dana was great! Dana was very professional, flexible, and communicative. We received pictures throughout Harriet's stay as well as questi... (more)"

10. Chen

♥ Home full-time - large backyard

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

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

"Chen was awesome! Was able to take Peach and Willie overnight pretty last minute and was super flexible. Kaysee was also really great with them :). Would def... (more)"

11. Taryn

Love dogs, will travel.

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"linus and i adore taryn and her daughter! linus was likely whimpering the entire walk back home from their house, and i could tell he loved staying with them... (more)"

12. Sam

Dog's best friend

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

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

"Leo had an absolutely wonderful time with Sam! Leo can be difficult since he is dog-aggressive and is not always friendly. We were continually updated on how... (more)"

13. Maggie

No dog of my own-will care 4 yours

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19143

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Linus almost did want to come home with us he had so much fun staying with Maggie!!! We got adorable pictures and updates while we were away!! Would recommen... (more)"

14. Yuqing

Home Full-time & Lots of Play Time!

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Thank you again for taking care of mocha. I really appreciate all the update, flexibility and kindness. I can trust Yuquing that she will give attention and ... (more)"

15. Whitney

The Best Care for your Best Friend

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Whitney was absolutely fantastic to work with. She watched our beagle for the weekend and as our first time using Rover she made the experience so easy! She ... (more)"

16. Lake

Lg. fenced-in yard / home all day!

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding

"Lake and Eden were responsible and caring sitters for our affectionate and active labradoodle. Lake's photos and reports to us while our dog was in his care ... (more)"

17. Christopher

Will play with your dog for hours

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Tracy had such a great time staying with Christopher! Christopher communicated with us throughout her stay, sending us many pictures of her enjoying walks in... (more)"

18. Jen

Passionate dog lover

Grays Ferry, philadelphia, PA, 19145

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Jen was absolutely wonderful with Juno. Her questions were extremely thoughtful while we were making sure that Juno was a good fit for boarding. She took Jun... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Shawna

Long Walks And Love

Philadelphia, PA, 19143

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Shawna is great! She really went above and beyond when she watched little dog and I cannot wait to have her sit my pup again! (more)"

20. Briana

Full Time Animal Lover

Eastwick, Philadelphia, PA, 19153

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Briana is extremely professional and experienced in the veterinary field. She is very timely, which is a huge plus! I assure you that she will not disappoint! (more)"


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2) Contact Sitters

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3) Book & pay

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.