1. Melissa

Active couple next to dog park!

Midtown, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Melissa provided my dog, Charlie with exceptional care while we were out of town for 10 days! It was so reassuring to know that Charlie was staying with suc... (more)"

2. Joie

Dogs are my passion.

Mountain View, CA, 94043

"Joie is caring and loving in her care of my dog and best friend Rascal. Great and timely communications and photos. I could tell he really enjoyed the stay. (more)"

3. Violeta

Your pup's 2nd best friend

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Mr. Wiggles and Shelby had the BEST time with Violeta and her family. It was obvious from the moment I went to our meet and greet that it would end up being ... (more)"

4. Yee-Ping

I love dogs. They love me too.

Menlo Park, CA, 94025

"We went on a one week trip and Dusty was in great hands with Yee-Ping while we were gone. Thank you very much for taking such good care of Dusty! (more)"

5. Kathy

We'd love to host your dog

Los Altos, CA, 94024

"Kathy and Dan were wonderful hosts for our highly energetic Lab Murphy. They were great with communication and responding to messages prior to the stay, and ... (more)"

6. Laura

Stay-at-home-mom and dog lover!

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Laura is responsible, extremely organized, and a sucker for cute (or un-cute) dogs. She does a great job with everything from 110-lb Rhodesian Ridgebacks to ... (more)"

7. Jerri

Dog + Me = Major Fun!

Stanford, CA, 94305

"Jerri was great with our energetic young dog. She kept him active and he doesn't seem to have missed is at all. Also, we had an accident on our way home from... (more)"

8. Susan

Loving Family

Midtown, PALO ALTO, CA, 94303

"Susan and her family were very accommodating for my schedule! We really appreciated the last minute request for watching Winston as well as the time change ... (more)"

9. Julian

Graduate student, adores dogs

Stanford, CA, 94305

About: We had a male Briard (French sheepdog) growing up, so I know what it takes to handle big dogs with attitude. In fact, I gravitate towards large bre... (more)

10. Dag

Work @ home dad & daughter dog care

Menlo Park, CA, 94025

"this is my first time using rover. dag is taking good care of my dog(Symba). he always keep you update with pictures and daily activities like walking/runnin... (more)"

11. Mercedes

My dog thinks im awesome

Mountain View, CA, 94041

"My pup had a great time with Mercedes. He came back tired from all of the fun he had with her dog. From dog parks to swimming, my dog was well cared for and ... (more)"

12. Meisy

Play cuddle, tails don't lie!

Mountain View, CA, 94043

About: We have had dogs our whole life, small and large. We love any type of dogs but we can only take small dogs for the size of our house. Our pup is su... (more)

13. Beverly

Beverly's Waggin' Wagon

Atherton, CA, 94027

"Beverly has watched our young puppy Labrador couple times and each time we couldn't feel more lucky that we have found a great caregiver like Beverly. She ha... (more)"

14. Casey

Sunny Palo Alto Doggy Lover

Ventura, Palo Alto, CA, 94306

"Benson had a fabulous stay with Casey! She obviously cares a lot about the dogs she takes care of. She took him lots of places and sent great pictures the wh... (more)"

15. Julie

Keeping dogs happy healthy & safe

Mountain View, CA, 94043

"Julie and her daughter Alexis love my dog Beckham and I am so happy knowing he goes for awesome walks and playdates at the park. They treated him as their o... (more)"

16. Geoff

Running with Dogs is Amazing!

East Palo Alto, CA, 94043

"Geoff is an incredibly responsible and caring individual who will make sure that your dog is well cared for! Geoff has watched my westie on multiple occasion... (more)"

17. Susan

A Dog's Home Away from Home

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Susan kept our 2 year old german shepherd / husky mix. She was very caring, flexible, and willing to make accommodations to make our dog feel safe and comf... (more)"

18. Ellie

Responsible, experienced & loving

Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

About: I have been a dog owner for over 25 years. My family and I have owned many dogs, (Including PWD's, West highland terriers, boxers, etc.) we love th... (more)

19. Niloo

Your dog will be safe, played with and loved!

Menlo Park, CA, 94025

"I can't thank Niloo enough - she was a wonderful match for Bella & Lucy. She took great care of them and they came home happy...As she stated "Your dog will ... (more)"

20. Allison

Your dog will be spoiled happy!

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Goofy had a wonderful stay with Allison. She sent me a picture of Goofy every day, I could tell he was very spoiled and got a lot of attention. I would defin... (more)"

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Dog owners love Rover's Palo Alto dog sitters. 116 owners have reviewed sitters in Palo Alto, giving them an average rating of 4.89/5.

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 friends, family and neighbors to watch your dog while you travel, instead of leaving him in a kennel! Look for sitters in Palo Alto with the Rover Donation Badge for one of these nonprofits, and a portion of your fee will be donated.

Northern California Sled Dog Rescue

NorSled rescues, fosters and finds homes for unwanted, abandoned and abused Northern breed dogs: Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Samoyeds, and mixes of these breeds.

NorSled works directly with shelters in most Northern California counties, and also if there is space, shelters in other Northern California areas, Central California and Western Nevada. In some circumstances NorSled may take owner surrenders, but they usually work through the shelter system. They work closely with other Nordic Breed rescues in other areas, and can refer owners in crisis to the rescue nearest them.

More on Palo Alto

The home of the famous Stanford University and where a large number of high-tech firms, (e.g. Facebook, Google, and Apple) base their operations; Palo Alto is a small, booming metropolis with plenty to do for dog owners and their friends!

Pet-friendly parks are in full supply in this California techie hub. Hoover, Mitchell, and Foothill Dog Parks are gorgeous off-leash spots with adequate shade and drinking fountains for Fido. Dog owners who prefer to live on the wild side and take their pooches for a true outdoor adventure are best served by the stunning views at Pearson Arastradero Preserve and Baylands Natural Preserve. Miles and miles of trails are bound to give you and your canine pal the time of your life... So, get to walking!

Do you need dog boarding in Palo Alto, CA? The pet-friendly staff at Rover are adventure-driven, pooch enthusiasts who would love nothing more than to take your buddy to Fraiche Yogurt or Cafe Brioche for the day!

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