Dog Boarding in Portland

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

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1. Martha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Walk this way!

Nasons Corner, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Martha was absolutely fantastic! We were nervous to leave our anxious pup with someone new and Martha immediately put us at ease. They became fast friends an... (more)"

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2. Sarah Verified Background Check

I like dogs more than people

East End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Sarah is very laid back, while still being responsible. She and my Newfoundland got along great. Camden has a history of surgeries and Sarah was mindful of h... (more)"

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3. Christian Verified Background Check

Let's get tuckered out!

Riverton, PORTLAND, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Christian is an excellent sitter. Our elderly standard poodle unfortunately became ill while we were away, and Christian patiently took wonderful care of him... (more)"

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4. John Verified Background Check

Active dogsitter working from home!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"John was fantastic! I received many photos and updates of all the fun activities he and Mosin did together. Lots of running, hiking, and outdoor activities! ... (more)"

5. Cameron Verified Background Check

My partner and I love animals!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

About: Myself and my partner are both huge dog lovers (and pet lovers in general) and recently adopted our own little furry friend. Our purpose for being ... (more)

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6. Samantha Verified Background CheckRover 101

Loving care when you're not there!

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Sam was amazing! She was super friendly, well prepared, has a great place in a convenient location, and you could tell the Pants man felt comfortable with he... (more)"

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7. Rachel Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Tell your dog I said hi

Riverton, Portland, ME, 04103

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Rachel was absolutely wonderful! We have 2 dogs with very different needs (an old guy and a young guy with a lot of energy). She could not have been more acc... (more)"

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8. Karen & Steve Verified Background Check

Dog LOVERS near Higgins Beach!

Scarborough, ME, 04074

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Lucky is not a camping dog. Unaware that his family was headed into the woods for 4 nights, he was a bit nervous about being left behind. What he didn't know... (more)"

9. Jules Verified Background Check

Fur Babies are family members!

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"Jules was amazing! She kept our two dogs active and happy during their stay. She was very attentive to our puppy, who is 6 months and still figuring a few th... (more)"

10. Julie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Loves pets - dogs AND cats!

West End, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Julie grew up with animals all around her including horses, goats, and certainly dogs. She enjoys playing with dogs whether it is by tossing a toy to be chas... (more)"

11. Lena Verified Background Check

I was a pet in my past life 🐕🐈

Downtown, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Lena was so good with Cam. His needs mostly involve humans touching him and he seemed quite content when I picked him up. I also received pic which I used fo... (more)"

12. Julie Verified Background Check

Reliable, Responsible & Available

Nasons Corner, Portland, ME, 04102

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

"Penny had a great time with Julie! She got lots of exercise and seemed very happy. Julie provides updates and photos. Will definitely use Julie again! (more)"

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13. Erin Verified Background Check

Animal Loving graduate Student

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

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

About: Hello! I am currently a student at the University of New England for my graduate degree , and I have owned dogs/cats for the past 15 years. I have ... (more)

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14. Cristina Verified Background Check

We don't deserve dogs...

Riverton, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Cristina took my dog in for the night when my boyfriend and I decided to take a random trip to Portland for the night . She saved the day! My girl has separa... (more)"

15. Kristian Verified Background Check

Mary Puppins - near the Dog Park!

Valley Street, Portland, ME, 04101

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I had a family emergency come up and needed quick assistance. Kristian was very patient with my last minute arrangements and thoughtful and took wonderful ca... (more)"

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16. Melissa Verified Background CheckRover 101

I’ll exhaust your dog from walking!

Rosemont, Portland, ME, 04103

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

"Had great communication and had a fun happy attitude toward Vincy even though he wasn't the best behaved during this stay. Thank you for everything! (more)"

17. Hannah Verified Background Check

Dog Lover

West End, Portland, ME, 04101

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

"Hannah was able to watch my dog (Mally) on very short notice and during a holiday, while I was away for two weeks. During that time Hannah was very prompt wi... (more)"

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18. Heather Verified Background Check

Cozy home on Greenbelt Pathway

South Portland, ME, 04106

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

"Blue had a great time with Heather and her pups! He came home completely wiped out from playing and slept the rest of the day. Heather also sent plenty of up... (more)"

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19. Maggie Verified Background Check

Dog lover and puppy enthusiast!

Oakdale, Portland, ME, 04103

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

About: I love being active and spending time with animals! I have always had a natural affinity for animals, but have felt especially connected to dogs, ... (more)

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20. Jenaya Verified Background Check

Big yard lots of love and excercise

Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103

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

About: I am fun, active and loving. I have always been an animal person. I will take the very best care of you pup and your home! I have 10+ years of expe... (more)

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As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Portland dog sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Portland, ME who meets your - and your dog's - needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog - including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Portland, ME.

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.

You'll also be able to relax when it comes to price, because the cost of dog boarding in Portland, ME is surprisingly reasonable. No matter your budget or lifestyle, there's a dog sitter on Rover to match your wallet. Wondering how much most people pay for Rover dog boarding services? The average dog boarding rates will give you a good sense of what to expect before checking out the individual dog sitters' hourly rates.

In other words, when you use Rover to find Portland dog boarding services, your pet is given the best in loving care and hands-on attention, and you don't need to miss out on that just because life got in the way.

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?