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 and Lori are the best hosts anyone could ever ask for - they adore our dogs like they were family, it's what keeps us coming back! thank you! (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 was awesome with Roo. He’s always anxious at first but made himself right at home with her. She sent updates and reassured us that he would get lots o... (more)"

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3. Colette

Lots of love, exercise and company!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding

"It was as perfect as perfect can be .. I can tell Georgia was so loved by Collette and her family. I would highly recommend her to anyone. Georgia can be a h... (more)"

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4. Crystal

MORE THAN JUST A PET

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"This was my first time boarding with Crystal, and she far and away exceeded my expectations! She was extremely friendly and helpful, and her dog was a huge s... (more)"

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5. Jessie

I’ll care for/love your doggo!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

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

"Hi there! Jessie C. has been walking and pet sitting for my Golden retriever Theo for quite some time. She now cares for both Theo and his baby brother Atlas... (more)"

6. Amanda

I'm here to help!

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

"Amanda is GREAT at communicating. She sends daily updates and pictures. She has even helped me out with pick ups and drop offs. I know my dog Ruby is In grea... (more)"

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This weekend
7. Erin

A tired dog is a happy dog!

Gloucester, MA, 01930

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Erin was really great about checking in with me so I knew my pups were ok. But I wasn't worried a bit because she's so obviously a great fur-mom to her girl... (more)"

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8. Olivia

will run walk and care for your dog

Manchester, MA, 01944

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

About: With years of dog walking, house sitting, and animal caring experience (ranging from cats, horses, birds, and fish) I'm excited to look after a few... (more)

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9. Sabina

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

"Sabina is a wonderful caretaker of dogs! She has had to take care of dogs all her life and has helped me take care of dogs in the past. She was able to wake ... (more)"

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10. Cindy

Beverly's Best Petsitters

Beverly, MA, 01915

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Cindy C. and her daughter took GREAT care of our dog Wilson for a week at their home. They sent us pictures everyday and took him on nice walks on the beach ... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
11. Joseph

The best dog sitter!

Ipswich, MA, 01938

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

"Joe was great and I was 100% confident leaving my dog with him for the weekend. Joe is just a real dog lover and my dog had a great time playing & running on... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
12. Kasey Mae

miss having a dog so i’d love yours

Wenham, MA, 01984

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

"We've had Kasey walk our dog Brady many times. She has been awesome to work with and has been very flexible with our schedule. We would highly recommend her! (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

"My husband and I were going away for a week and had Katie and her family watch our dog,LB, for us. They were very nice and took excellent care of LB, they to... (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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Christmas and New Year
15. 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)"

16. 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)"

17. 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)

18. 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)"

19. Maritza

Super patient with all dogs !

Wenham, MA, 01984

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

About: College student here till December! I am very patient with all dogs big or small. My experiences include dog sitting for large and small dogs. I ha... (more)

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This weekend
20. Mackenzie

Dogs are like kids

Wenham, MA, 01984

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I have grown up with dogs of all types all my life. My family has 4 dogs now that we adore and love to learn about breed wise. I am used to the bar... (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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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.