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1. Susan

Loving Family

Midtown, PALO ALTO, CA, 94303

"Dusty had a great time with Susan and her family. He got all of the love and affection he needed while he was away from us. He came home exhausted and tired.... (more)"

2. Kathy

We'd love to host your dog

Los Altos, CA, 94024

"Kathy and her husband were great dogsitters. They treated Winston like one of their own and he joined their pack. Kathy sent lots of pictures of their weeken... (more)"

3. Joyce

We'll love your dog

Mountain View, CA, 94041

"We have a wonderful experience with Joyce. She was really welcoming our party and treated our dog with care. Her place was friendly to dogs, and have a spaci... (more)"

4. Sarah

A dog-loving home!

Los Altos Hills, CA, 94022

"Sarah did an excellent job taking care of my puppy, Henry, on his first stint away from home. She sent daily text and photo updates, which helped erase my fe... (more)"

5. Beverly

Beverly's Waggin' Wagon

Atherton, CA, 94027

"Beverly has been watching my dogs (current and previous) for years. My current 3 year old golden retriever stays at her house for a total of at least 2 weeks... (more)"

6. Bjorn

Doge's Dream

Los Altos, CA, 94024

"Our 90lb golden retriever had a blast staying with Bjorn for an entire week! It was our first time using Rover, and we didn't know what to expect since it w... (more)"

7. 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)"

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8. Jackie

Love dogs & home to play all day! Medical trained

Mountain View, CA, 94043

"Jackie did a great job taking care of our little dog. It was very reassuring to us that she's been doing a great job with her own dog, and it helped that sh... (more)"

9. Kabir

A perfect home for every dog!

Midtown, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"This was one of Cookie's best vacations! Kabir and his girlfriend and their little labradoodle Chewy were very welcoming, flexible with drop of and pickups, ... (more)"

10. Diana

I care for your dog like my own :)

menlo park, CA, 94025

"This was our first Rover experience. Diana was great and able to take our 2 dogs at the last minute. She communicated with us the entire weekend and sent lot... (more)"

11. Cathi

Work at Home Doggy Mom

Atherton , CA, 94027

"Our old pup, Sam, is almost 12 years old and we needed a comfortable and friendly place for him to stay while we were away on vacation. Cathi provided just t... (more)"

12. Jaime

Doggie Parents will love your Pup

Mountain View, CA, 94040

"Jamie, Richard, and Izzy are absolutely wonderful. My dog had a blast staying with them and Jamie sent cute pictures everyday so I didn't miss out! Jamie has... (more)"

13. Jennifer

Jennifer W.'s Home

Mountain View, CA, 94041

"My girls came home happy and well fed (which is a big deal because they are finicky eaters when I'm away). Jennifer was kind and gracious to us, and took gre... (more)"

14. Parisa

Reliable and Dedicated Dog Sitter

Los Altos, CA, 94024

"Parisa was wonderful with Buffy! Very flexible with drop off and pick up times, sent photos, and updated us on Buffy's time there. We are very grateful that ... (more)"

15. Kelli

Relaxing, safe stay for your dog

Mountain View, CA, 94043

"Kelli was great to work with. She was prompt and kept me updated about Zoe. Zoe had a great time and was tired out when we got home. Great job Kelli! She... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Jennifer

Fun loving home & big backyard!

Los Altos, CA, 94024

"Seeing the way Jenni takes care of her animals shows me that she is an incredible pet owner. She is very flexible and is very responsible. If your dog has a ... (more)"

18. Angela

Animal lover seeking pets to sit

East Palo Alto, CA, 94303

"Angela and James are fantastic. They provide great care to my dog both physically and mentally. They were very accommodating to my hectic travel schedule. ... (more)"

19. Adam

Dog lovers in Mountain View

mountain view, CA, 94040

"Adam and his girlfriend were amazing sitters! I really appreciate their flexibility and care they offered. I highly recommended them as sitters and hope to c... (more)"

20. Casey

Sunny Palo Alto Doggy Lover

Ventura, Palo Alto, CA, 94306

"Casey was so great with my 1 year old puppy and could not have made the process any easier, even though it was on very short notice! This was my first time l... (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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