Dog Boarding in Philadelphia

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1. Sarah

Will trade love for snuggles!

Point Breeze, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We used Sarah for the first time when we went to California for our daughter’s wedding a few weeks ago. We had a meet and greet with Sarah and her husband Da... (more)"

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2. Sarah

Run, walk, cuddle, & love your dog!

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah took excellent care of my dog; got lots of exercise and took a trip to the dog park, all in a two-day day stay. I received pictures and updates through... (more)"

3. Alexandra

Drive, love animals & very flexible

Girard Estates, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19145

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

"Great experience boarding my puppy with Alexandra Z!!! This was my puppy’s first stay in a different home, and Alexandra put in a special effort to help my s... (more)"

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4. Jennifer and James

It's a Family Affair!

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

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

"Jennifer & her family were absolutely amazing!! ??They took such great care of our 7 month old puppy ? Cyrus!! She was super flexible with picking him up & d... (more)"

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5. Parris

Live close to Fairmount park

Brewerytown, Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Parris was great! Our dog isn’t not good with new people but he didn’t even notice I was gone...lol. I asked Parris to make some chicken for rocky so he wo... (more)"

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6. Courtney

*BONUS* Professional Dog Photos! :)

City Center East, Philadelphia, PA, 19106

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

"Courtney is a trustworthy friend & dog owner. She’s reliable, kind, and calm so as not to make any pet uncomfortable. Every time she is with my dog Molly, sh... (more)"

7. Giulietta

Responsible, caring dog lover :)

Schuylkill Southwest, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Giulietta took excellent care of my dog while I was away! She was very accommodating with pick-up and drop-off times and was very flexible with my last minut... (more)"

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8. Kara

Available on weekends

Kensington, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

Dog Boarding

"Kara was great! She was quick to respond, and accommodated my timetable. Even when Darby got scared by the thunder, she was great with her. Will book again! (more)"

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9. Jordan

Home full time pet lover & artist!

Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, philadelphia, PA, 19123

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

"Jordan is so great! My dog biscuit had an amazing time with her! A family emergency came up and I needed to drop him off with her earlier and she was so acco... (more)"

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10. Yuqing

Home Full-time & Lots of Play Time!

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Thank you so much. We really appreciated the whole process. Def felt reassured with you watching Mocha. Also the updates n response was super quick and very ... (more)"

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11. Louis

Dog Lover in the City

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

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

"From what we can tell, Reggie had a great stay with Lou and Lola. We love that Reggie had another dog to play with, and Lou was very accommodating during dro... (more)"

12. Paige

Playtime at Paige's

South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

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

"Paige was wonderful! I'd leave my pup in her care anytime. She sent daily updates with photos & treated my pup as if she was her own! Paige even let my pup ... (more)"

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4th of July
13. Sydney

Pre-Vet Student with Experience!

North Central, Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sydney was awesome with Metro! Metro stayed for 4 days and Sydney made sure to send a picture a day! What a pleasure. I felt as though my dog was in great ha... (more)"

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14. Manychan

your dog's new bestie (:

City Center West, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

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

"I cannot emphasize enough how AMAZING this experience was! She is the sweetest, most loving sitter we have ever used.!!! Manychan is like a little ray of su... (more)"

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4th of July
15. Annyah

Annyah & Roger Home Full-Time

Fairmount-Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, 19130

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Our 1yr old German Shorthaired Pointer spent a week with Annyah & Roger. They were loving & playful with our boy Finn. Their experience with dog training & s... (more)"

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4th of July
16. Hiral

Home full time, love cuddles❤️

Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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

"Hiral provided an amazing service, she taken care of Luna with patient and love. She also gave me flexible schedules to dropoff and pickup Luna, I definitely... (more)"

17. Jessica

Dog parks, fenced yard, active dog

Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

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

"Great communication and great stay! Jess is fantastic and we will be using her again for sure! (more)"

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18. Nicole

A runner, knitter, and pup mum

Brewerytown, Philadelphia, PA, 19121

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

"The boys seemed to enjoy themselves. She has a little back yard to run around and two small dogs to play with. Very good communication and sent lots of pics (more)"

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19. Chen

♥ Home full-time - large backyard

Wharton-Hawthorne-Bella Vista, Philadelphia, PA, 19147

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

"Chen was awesome! Was able to take Peach and Willie overnight pretty last minute and was super flexible. Kaysee was also really great with them :). Would def... (more)"

20. Whitney

The Best Care for your Best Friend

Schuylkill Southwest, Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Whitney was absolutely fantastic to work with. She watched our beagle for the weekend and as our first time using Rover she made the experience so easy! She ... (more)"


Rover.com is the simple, savvy way to find and book Philadelphia pet boarding. It's easy to find the perfect dog sitter - many sitters on Rover have a long history of dog sitting, and 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect five-star rating. When you book dog boarding on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving staycation in their sitter's home. You'll get daily photo updates, and every stay booked through Rover also includes premium pet insurance, 24/7 support, and a reservation guarantee. Every dog sitter in Philadelphia, PA has the option to complete a free background check. Stays are booked on Rover every minute of every day, and more than 92% of the population lives within a short drive of one of our dog kennel alternatives. When you book [city name] dog boarding on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get peace of mind.

If you're the sort of person who likes to book services when you're out and about, you'll love the Rover dog boarding app. In minutes, you'll be able to view hundreds of experienced dog sitters no matter where you are, or re-book on-demand with your puppy's favorite dog sitter. You'll get to check in in real-time to see how your dog's day is going, with the photo updates feature from your dog sitter via the Rover dog boarding app. And if you hate carrying cash, or calculating tips, you'll love the Rover app's cashless payment feature which enables fast, secure payment of your dog sitter without money needing to change hands.

The cost of dog boarding in Philadelphia may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much you can expect to pay for dog boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with an individual dog sitter.

Interested in what it's like on the other side? Do you think you have what it takes to become a dog sitter for Rover? We're always looking for people with a passion for pooches to join our dog boarding roster. If you've been thinking about starting up your own dog boarding business, or even if you've been doing it on your own for a while, you'll want to check out our easy application process and consider joining the hundreds of awesome dog lovers who use the Rover dog boarding platform. When you become a Rover dog sitter, you get access to great support, including premium pet insurance and immediate, cashless payment (no more worrying about whether you'll get paid on time). Why not apply today?

In short, when you use Rover to find a dog sitter in Philadelphia, PA, you can rest easy knowing that your dog is having a great time.

Interested in helping out as a sitter? Check out our Philadelphia dog sitting jobs page.

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.

How it works

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.