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1. Beverly

Beverly's Waggin' Wagon

Atherton, CA, 94027

"Thanks for letting my dogs be part of your loving family while we were away! My boxers, Cooper (5) and Tucker (2), seemed very happy, well-fed and well-adjus... (more)"

2. Paula

Walk & Play & Sit & Stay

Mountain View, CA, 94040

"Paula is a very sweet woman with a beautiful home and a passion for dog-sitting! I felt entirely comfortable leaving my dog with Paula and my dog had a wonde... (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Mercedes

My dog thinks im awesome

Redwood City, CA, 94063

"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)"

5. Violeta

Your dog has a home away from home

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Violeta was awesome! We finally found a loving responsible, and caring dog sitter. She was super responsive and always communicating with us. We will definit... (more)"

6. Dag

Work @ home dad & daughter dog care

Menlo Park, CA, 94025

"Dag was amazing. I needed a sitter at the last minute - a day before! - and Dag was very flexible and agreed to take care of my dog. He takes my dog for dail... (more)"

7. Kathy

We'd love to host your dog

Los Altos, CA, 94024

"Our dog had a terrific time with Dan and Kathy over her two week stay. It was wonderful to have constant text & photo updates from Dan and Kathy as well. W... (more)"

8. Diana

I care for your dog like my own :)

menlo park, CA, 94025

"Diana was great! She dealt with an unconventional schedule (I had one friend dropping off my pup and another picking her up) and sent me lots of adorable pic... (more)"

9. Kabir

A perfect home for every dog!

Midtown, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Great location with a private and enclosed outside area for the dogs to be in. Their own dog was very sweet and got along well with mine. Chip was happy w... (more)"

10. Kaitlin

Young dog sitter in Mountain View

Mountain View, CA, 94040

"Kaitlin watched our dog Boomie for 10 days while we were on vacation. Because Boomie has trachea issues and isn't good with strange dog or people, we looked... (more)"

11. Cathi

Work at Home Doggy Mom

Atherton , CA, 94027

"Took care of our 8 month old Maltipoo puppy for a week and it was fantastic. Easy drop off and pick. Excellent communication and care for our dog! (more)"

12. Angela

Animal lover seeking pets to sit

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Angela was very flexible and understanding. My babies needed sometime to get used to a new environment and she did her best to accommodate them and make us ... (more)"

13. Casey

Sunny Palo Alto Doggy Lover

Ventura, Palo Alto, CA, 94306

"Casey was dog loving, cheerful and very professional taking great care of our Bichon, Snowball. After the initial meet and greet we knew that she would be a ... (more)"

14. Elissa

Giant fenced in yard & lots of love

Redwood City, CA, 94063

"Elissa is an incredibly dependable pet caregiver. She has a wonderful dog that is excellently behaved with both people and other pets. Having known Elissa fo... (more)"

15. Laura

Home is where the fur is. <3

Menlo Park, CA, 94025

"We much appreciate Laura's help, and she took care of our baby as her daughter, surely, we fully enjoyed our vacation with her wonderfully support. (more)"

16. Susan

Backyard Play Area & Walks on the Baylands

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)"

17. Xuefei

Love and care for all kinds of dogs!

University South, Palo Alto, CA, 94301

"Xuefei is a very sweet sitter who really loves to take care of dogs. Mokuba was comfortable as soon as he waled into her house. When I checked in via text ... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Cyd

Dog Obsessed (in a healthy way)

Mountain View, CA, 94040

"Inca was so very happy staying at Cyd's. We were able to go have a wonderful weekend knowing that Inca was in the best of hands. The pictures we got were p... (more)"

20. Lana

dog lover here! would love to care for your pup!

Mountain View, CA, 94040

"My pup Kayla had a great time at Lana's. It was clear that Lana exudes a love for dogs and Kayla seemed happy and healthy during her short stay here! (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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