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1. Therron

And they called it "Puppy Love"

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97212

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Therron was extremely flexible about picking Piper up at our hotel and dropping him off. Although we didn't meet Hugo; I'm sure they all had a nice and rela... (more)"

2. Misty

Pampering "vacays" for your dog

Hayhurst, Portland, OR, 97221

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

31 repeat clients

"Misty was great with my 11 month old puppy. I got photos each day. She took him to the dog park. I knew that he was being cared for. Thank you! (more)"

3. Brad

Life-Long Dog Lover!

Sellwood-Moreland, Portland, OR, 97202

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

"This was our first time using and we were, naturally, a bit nervous. Brad was very reassuring, he accommodated our schedule, provided regular upda... (more)"

4. Sandy

Bed & Biscuits

King, PORTLAND, OR, 97211

Dog Boarding

25 repeat clients

"Sandy was a pleasure to work with. She provided us frequent updates throughout the day and even posted some photos. She seemed to genuinely bond with our l... (more)"

5. Michael

I'm a people-pleaser by nature.

Concordia, Portland, OR, 97211

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Michael took excellent care of my special needs dog! My dog has anxiety issues, and Michael made sure he was comfortable and happy. Michael gave our dog hi... (more)"

6. Sandra

SandyPDX: 3 Aunties to Love Your Pup!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

85 repeat clients

"Sandy always takes great care of our pup - it's like she's staying with a family member that we trust implicitly. Even when our dog was suffering from aller... (more)"

7. Dani

Full-Time Pro Dog Lover & Trainer

Hosford, portland, OR, 97202

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

26 repeat clients

"Dani did a fantastic job hosting our dog for a long weekend. She was very professional and provided lots of fun photos and videos to keep us updated on how ... (more)"

8. Sarah

We love all dogs!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97202

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

1 repeat client

"Sarah was wonderful! She sent messages and pictures and responded quickly when asked how our pups were doing. We felt immediately at ease I would definitely ... (more)"

9. Polly

Bryant Street Hostel for Dogs

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97211

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

25 repeat clients

"We were so excited to find Polly. She was fantastic with our dog. We've been looking for a while for a good spot to keep her when we go out of town, a place ... (more)"

10. Ruby

If I were a dog I'd be a collie.

King, Portland, OR, 97212

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

1 repeat client

"Ruby was wonderful and took great care of Mason. He even got to go on a weekend adventure, which he loves. He was a happy dog! I'll be contacting Ruby next t... (more)"

11. Karl

Work from home all week with my dog

Arbor Lodge, Portland , OR, 97217

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Karl and Viki were great! They took excellent care of our spunky heeler shepherd mix Mabel and sent us awesome photos and videos during her stay. Mabel and ... (more)"

12. Kellie

Loving, energetic dog-spoiler!

Old Town-Chinatown, Portland, OR, 97209

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

"Kellie is wonderful and my dog had a great time with her! (more)"

13. Ashli

You're dog is at home with us!

Kerns, Portland, OR, 97232

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I have been neighbors to Ashli and Justin for 4 years and they are wonderful with pets! Ashli has experience with all ages & breeds as well as dogs with medi... (more)"

14. Sarah

A Dog-gone good time!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

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

6 repeat clients

"Sarah was very flexible with our schedule and provided loving care and attention to Nini, our 3 year old Ridgeback. You could tell that Nini had been played ... (more)"

15. Ali

I'm the fun Aunt your dog needs

Pearl District, Portland, OR, 97209

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

"Ali was awesome. She was communicative and shared helpful updates about how Lewis was doing throughout the stay. Lewis can be anxious, so it was awesome know... (more)"

16. Hannah

Warm Heart for Cold Noses

Homestead, Portland, OR, 97239

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Wylie had the BEST time with Hannah. She took him hiking and swimming and gave him lots of TLC and snuggles. We will definitely have her watch our buddy again! (more)"

17. Molly

human who relates more to dogs

Downtown, Portland, OR, 97201

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

"I have known Molly for over 15 years. She is very responsible and loves animals! I will always trust Molly with my home and pets! (more)"

18. Andrew

Don't Stop Retrievin'

Pearl District, Portland, OR, 97209

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

2 repeat clients

"Couldn't have asked for anyone better to watch my little guy while on vacation. This was the first time I've ever had to leave him with someone I did not kno... (more)"

19. Alexandra

Your dog will feel at home!

Downtown, Portland , OR, 97201

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Alex is reliable. Stuart loves her AND she's so chill and friendly. We are so fortunate to know our main squeeze is in such good hands when we are away. (more)"

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20. Chris

Trusting & responsible ❤

Old Town-Chinatown, Portland, OR, 97209

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

"We had a great experience working with Chris. While we were away, Chris kept in close touch with updates about Andy and sent us many pictures of the many wal... (more)"

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The Most Popular Portland Dog Names of 2015

Portland, OR pet parents are grounded, and draw their naming inspiration from area favorites. Fancy brand-themed names don't make much of an impact on the pet parents of Portlandia—more names are based on foods, favorite alcohols, and nature. Olive, Pepper, and Ginger top Portland's list of most popular food names, but meat favorites Bacon, Angus, and Kobe also place in the top 15 foodie-themed names. Would you be surprised to know that Timber lands in the top 5 most popular nature-themed names in Portland? The inspiration may not come from the trees: "Rose City Whoa-oh!"

Dog owners love Rover's Portland dog sitters. 1,554 owners have reviewed sitters in Portland, giving them an average rating of 5/5.

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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 neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Portland donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Portland.

Hugs for Homeless Animals

Hugs for Homeless Animals is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Oregon. They are a humane education organization who provides support programs that bridge the public with animal caring organizations.

Since our beginnings in 1996, They have worked diligently to help animals who have found themselves homeless or lost. We have acted as an advocate to their well-being. They have educated and prodded humans to do better to understand and care for the animals whom they have the privilege of guardianship. They provide programs to assist the animal welfare industry to fulfill their goals to provide good homes, receive capital funding, and to educate the public in this regard.

More on Portland

In the dog community, Portland, OR is quickly making a name for itself as one of the most dog-friendly cities in the world. With expansive vistas, beautiful mountains, and friendly Pacific Northwesterners, Portland is on route to becoming the place to be for dog lovers.

Between in-city parks, plenty of outdoor activities, and an array of dog-friendly bars (serving up some of the best craft beer, of course), Portland is a great location for dogs and dog lovers alike. For starters, the city entertains frequent festivals and events for your dog, making sure to accommodate furry friends with dog-friendly transportation and attractions across town.

Through a city of dog lovers, has created a network of Portland dog boarding hosts, dog sitters, and dog walkers that are happy to take care of your pets while you are away. The process is simple: just scroll through our list sitters until you find the right fit, and start the conversation. We'll take it from there. Because we believe your dog always deserves a loving home, no matter where life takes you. - Dog Boarding Community