Dog Boarding in Essex, MA

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1. Lori

Cape Ann Pampered Paws-Fenced Yard

Beverly, MA, 01915

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Billy & Lori and their daughters were Awesome!!! Rafa had such a fun week playing with the other dogs that were staying with them as well as their 2 pugs!! I... (more)"

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2. Joanna

I LOVE dogs & they LOVE me!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

"Joanna is a wonderful dog sitter! She was prompt with her communication from the beginning, very accommodating and a genuinely kind person. She provided upda... (more)"

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3. Abi

Dog lover of 20 years!

Topsfield, MA, 01983

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

"Abi is amazing and works so well with Belle. She truly cares about dogs and is very thoughtful and prepared to have a playful day with Belle. Very friendly a... (more)"

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4. Whitney

Home full time

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

"Terrific care offered through Whitney. Felt comfortable the minute we arrived. I would book again! (more)"

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5. Crystal

MORE THAN JUST A PET

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Crystal and her spouse were both extremely friendly and their dog got along great with Otis. I felt comfortable leaving Otis with them after I met them. I wa... (more)"

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6. Erin

A tired dog is a happy dog!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"I highly recommend Erin!! Erin and her sweet dog Rachel took excellent care of Wesson. They went to the dog park and took long walks. Erin sent me picture... (more)"

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7. Colette

Lots of love, exercise and company!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Colette is awesome with dogs. I work in Pet Care myself and can’t recommend her highly enough. Anyone should consider themselves lucky to have her care for ... (more)"

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8. Cindy

Beverly's Best Petsitters

Beverly, MA, 01915

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Cindy and Willa did an outstanding job taking care of Watson. Excellent communication right from the get go and nice pics throughout. Highly recommend. (more)"

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9. Joseph

The best dog sitter!

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

"Joseph S. is very skilled with putting dogs at ease. My female dachshund usually growls at men, but she went right into his arms the moment they met. He is a... (more)"

10. Joan

I have always had dogs/love them!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Joan has proven to be patient, kind, and trustworthy with my two dogs. She speaks and understands what your pets are saying. We LOVE her! (more)"

11. Ruthy

Large Enclosed Yard/Home Full-Time

Beverly, MA, 01915

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Ruthy took our energetic beagle-bulldog mix for a night. She was very timely is her responses and quickly set up a meet and great. MY dog and her dog got a... (more)"

12. Sylvie

Active and loves dogs

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sylvia did a great job. Bodie was a happy dog after a week with her family. (more)"

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13. Katie

Home full time! Large yard!

Essex, MA, 01929

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

About: I’m a full time mom, and dog parent. I have lots of time to dedicate to your fur baby. My kids are 10 years old and they love dogs as well. We have... (more)

14. Ishbel

Giant fenced yard

Beverly, MA, 01915

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

About: I’m pretty flexible with availability. I have a giant back yard which is fenced and live near lots of trails open for dog walkers. I’ve worked at a... (more)

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15. Debbie

Home full time and absolutely love

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Debbie is very good with animals. She's had them most of her life. They are like her own kids, where she has never had any children. She takes care of my dog... (more)"

16. Lisa-Marie

Mom of formerAKC Champ, Westminster

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

"Lisa Marie was fantastic. She was very flexible in scheduling a meet-up beforehand, and during the stay she sent multiple pictures/videos every day so we wer... (more)"

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17. Abby

loves,cares& exercises like my own!

Beverly, MA, 01915

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

"Even animals that won't go to other people, always go to Abby. She loves them and they sense it. Her family pets have always been entrusted to her care, even... (more)"

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18. Lorraine

Love animals.Im kind and fun

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

About: Dog owners will love ❤️ quality care of their pet. Top snacks and playtime.No too strict.Your pet will not be stressed under my care. Happy Campers... (more)

19. Edie

Nothing but happy hounds here!

Beverly, MA, 01915

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

"Edie loves dogs! As a lifelong dog owner, Edie would take great care of your dog or dogs. Your animal would be in capable hands! (more)"

20. Alyssa

Responsible Dog Lover

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I live in Gloucester and love walking my own dog along the beach and around my nice neighborhood! It is great exercise and I have trained my dog to... (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 Essex 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 Essex, MA 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 Essex, MA.

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The price of dog boarding in Essex, MA might not be as much as you thought. Whatever your price range, you'll find a dog sitter on Rover for almost any budget. Interested in finding out what the typical Rover dog sitter expects as a dog boarding fee? Visit our average dog boarding rates report to see the general fees before checking out an individual dog sitter's hourly rates.

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?

In short, when you book Essex dog boarding on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get to relax, knowing that your pet is in good hands.