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1. Suzanne

Dogs welcome Here!

Windom Park, Minneapolis, MN, 55418

"Suzanne was wonderful - we had her watch our two pups while we waiting for our first born to arrive. Dogs came home happy and completely exhausted. (more)"

2. Greta

Human looking for furry friends

Lowry Hill East, Minneapolis , MN, 55408

"Greta was so great! She was very accommodating to our strange schedule and drop off/pick up times. Newman seemed to have enjoyed his stay very much and was q... (more)"

3. Nicole

Dog sitting with love and care!

Columbia heights , MN, 55421

"Nicole was great! Accommodated us on short notice and sent great pictures showing how happy my dog was! Will definitely use her services again! (more)"

4. Sarah

Dog-loving family in Northeast

Waite Park, Minneapolis, MN, 55418

"Sarah and her family were so flexible on our last minute reservation. We got plenty of photos during our pups stay and our dog came home completely worn out!... (more)"

5. Kristen

Home away from Home!

Kingfield, Minneapolis, MN, 55409

"Kristen was great! Super responsive and she has an awesome set-up for dogs. Ella came back quite happy :))) (more)"

6. Kevin

Small Dog Hosting for Your Pup.

Lowry Hill East, Minneapolis, MN, 55408

"Kevin and his girlfriend were so great with our Alice! She felt right at home with her new best friend Charlotte. She was actually really bummed to leave! Du... (more)"

7. Greg

Uptown Resident

Lowry Hill East, minneapolis , MN, 55405

"Greg was great, and very flexible with pick up/drop off! Brewer must have had fun because she slept all day the day he got home! Thanks Greg! (more)"

8. Jessica

Little dogs? Let us love you!

Willard Hay, Minneapolis, MN, 55411

"Jessica was great! She was very flexible with drop off and pick up times. I got updates while I was away, including photos. And Maci came home tired, so I kn... (more)"

9. Angela

Centrally Located, Fenced Yard Mpls

Central, MInneapolis, MN, 55407

"Angela is a great choice to watch your dog. She has watched my dog on several occasions and he is always treated like a member of the family. Her own dog is ... (more)"

10. Susan

Fenced in yard, 3 walks, Cuddles

Standish, Minneapolis, MN, 55407

"Waldo had a BLAST at Susan's house, and we felt completely comfortable having him there. He got lots of playtime with dog Nora, went on walks around the lake... (more)"

11. Brittney

Weekend dog sitting available

Audubon Park, Minneapolis , MN, 55418

"Brittney was amazing-- kind, compassionate, and totally understanding of my need of updates of Abby (my doggie). She also didn't make me feel weird for wanti... (more)"

12. Taylor

Safe-haven for your sweet dog!

North Loop, Minneapolis, MN, 55401

"I felt safe with Taylor watching Bean. She sent me pictures every day and she never left him! They played and went to the park many times! I would recomme... (more)"

13. Lori

Your pets will be loved!!!

Lyndale, Minneapolis, MN, 55408

"Excellent experience. His first time away from me for longer than 5-6 days, ever. He had a great time; she sent video updates, and her own dogs are very c... (more)"

14. Morgan

Spoiled and Loved!

Marcy Holmes, Minneapolis, MN, 55414

"Morgan watched my dog for 10 days. She was AMAZING!!!! Everything was very smooth - the drop off, pick up, etc. Morgan sent me photos of my dog out on wal... (more)"

15. Sophia

I'm well trained, I know how to sit

Corcoran, South Minneapolis , MN, 55407

"Sophia has been around dogs for 18 years and is caring and capable to dog sit. She has a sincere interest in dogs and is a companion and will invest time an... (more)"

16. Kelsey

Let me watch your pet!

Near North, Minneapolis, MN, 55411

"Kelsey is great with my boy! He's stayed with her twice already. She's also been very flexible, as I have contacted her very last minute both times, and she ... (more)"

17. Gina

Northeast dog lovers!

Holland, Minneapolis, MN, 55418

"It was our first time using Rover and I would say it was a success. Gina and her bf sent us texts and picture updates of our dog throughout the weekend so th... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
18. Devin

I'll watch your chickens too!

Audubon Park, Minneapolis, MN, 55418

"Devin B. came to us on the recommendation of another great dog/house/cat/chicken et al…caregiver. We turn over our domain of beloved critters with great rese... (more)"

19. Nina

Devoted dog lover in a caring home

Lowry Hill East, Minneapolis, MN, 55408

"I think my dog, Big, loved staying with Nina. She sent me some pictures of their time together, and it looked like Big was getting a lot of love and attenti... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
20. Heather

Dog owner willing to watch your pup

North Loop, Minneapolis, MN, 55401

"Heather is the most wonderful dog mom to her little pup Murray. She puts his needs first and provides all the love and attention a dog could want. I'd highly... (more)"

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life

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 leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis.

Doberman Rescue Alliance of Wisconsin

Doberman Rescue Alliance of Wisconsin, Inc. (DRAW) is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of Doberman Pinschers in need. They are an all-volunteer organization comprised of individuals across the state of Wisconsin that are devoted to the breed.

Their Mission - To utilize every opportunity to assist a Doberman in need, regardless of situation, age or health concerns; to ensure their health and happiness, and place them in loving forever homes; To assist and educate current Doberman owners, potential adopters and the general public on the Doberman Pinscher breed.

Midwest Pug Rescue ~ MN Division

Midwest Pug Rescue ~ MN Division rescues and provides a safe and loving sanctuary for abandoned, surrendered, stray and neglected pugs. Midwest Pug Rescue ~ MN Division works to raise public awareness of the plight of homeless animals through our various community events. We are an all volunteer organization of pug lovers who are dedicated to the breed with the goal of providing fairy tale endings for our curly tailed friends. The organization is funded solely through adoption fees and donations.

MN Snap

It is MN SNAP's mission to end the suffering and death of homeless animals due to pet overpopulation by providing high-quality, affordable, and accessible spay and neuter services to Minnesota shelters, rescue organizations, and the companion animals of the low-income community.

The fully equipped veterinary clinic on wheels delivers low-cost, high-quality spay and neuter surgeries for these organizations and pet owners in Minnesota. MN SNAP reaches pets in neighborhoods where cost, transportation, or the absence of veterinary services is an obstacle to obtaining animal health care and spay/neuter services.

Pet Project Rescue

It is Pet Project Rescue (PPR) is a local, for purpose organization that rescues homeless or abandoned dogs and cats and places them in volunteer foster homes until the animal is adopted by a forever family. In addition to animal rescue, PPR is focused on reducing the homeless-animal population at its source and dedicates funds and volunteer efforts to provide spay/neuter services for animals of those in need in our community. PPR believes that all animals deserve a loving and healthy life. In order to fully provide for animals in need, PPR is run almost entirely by volunteers who dedicate time and energy to help animals in our community and beyond.

Secondhand Hounds

The Secondhand Hounds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue. Founded in July of 2009, our many volunteers have made a positive impact on the lives of many dogs and cats in our community. Our organization provides safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for animals at risk, while working hard to find each a permanent, loving home!

More on Minneapolis

Minneapolis is also known as the City of Lakes. With a name like that, you can be certain of this city's scenic location also boasts a plenitude of recreational activities for you and your dog.

Along with its Twin City, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area is a thriving metropolis for lovers of culture, the outdoors, and, of course, dogs. And it certainly helps that Minneapolis is ranked ninth most walkable city in the United States. Cool off in one of the surrounding lakes or check out one of the area's 1,600 rail-trails supported by Luce Line State Trail. You can also hike along gorgeous waterfalls at Minnehaha Park or try one of the walking art tours in historic downtown.

Whether you're a city dweller or a nature lover, you and your dog have plenty to share in Minneapolis. However, for those solo trips, let find a loving sitter to watch your furry companion while you're away. Our network of loving Minneapolis dog boarding hosts, dog sitters, and dog walkers offer only the best for you and your dog. At, we work for it, we blog about it, and we live it. Because we're dog lovers, too.