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1. Misty

Pampering "vacays" for your dog

Hayhurst, Portland, OR, 97221

22 repeat clients
40 reviews

"Misty was so amazing with George and we loved having her watch him for our 2 week honeymoon. After meeting Misty in person, she had our total confidence and ... (more)"

2. Amy

Happy Pup Holiday!!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

13 repeat clients
30 reviews

"This was the second time our dog Betty stayed with Amy and her family. We got pictures while we were away and breathe easy when traveling knowing that our l... (more)"

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3. Therron

And they called it "Puppy Love"

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97212

"I had Therron watch both of my dogs and he did a fantastic job. One of my dogs has pretty bad separation anxiety and Therron was able to keep him calm and c... (more)"

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4. Tori

Can't wait to take care of your dog

Downtown, Portland, OR, 97201

1 repeat client
3 reviews

"Tori is the absolute best! She accommodated my pooch at the last minute, and even let me coordinate with a friend to drop him off. Both her and her roommate ... (more)"

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5. Dani

Experienced All-Dog Lover

Hosford, portland, OR, 97202

10 repeat clients
25 reviews

"Shirley loves it at Dani's house! (more)"

6. Emily

Exercise and play oriented home

Sunnyside/Belmont, Portland, OR, 97214

5 repeat clients
10 reviews

"Lou LOVED Emily. She sent many pictures and videos of him when we were away, which was so nice. This is the first time we've gone away and have not been worr... (more)"

7. Julie

We love dogs!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97214

9 repeat clients
27 reviews

"Julie did a great job and sent lots of pictures. Our Bessie can be quite the handful, but Julie did a great job! Bessie seemed REALLY relaxed at her house an... (more)"

8. Polly

Bryant Street Hostel for Dogs

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97211

22 repeat clients
27 reviews

"Polly and her family took incredible care of our boy, Dylan. It was clear that he had a great time staying at Polly's house and playing with her kids and the... (more)"

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9. Amy

Small Dog Shangri-La

Kenton, Portland, OR, 97217

"Amy was a wonderful sitter! She made me feel very comfortable leaving my pup Archer with her and her family. She regularly sent updates and photos everyday o... (more)"

10. Sandra

SandyPDX: 3 Aunties to Love Your Pup!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

80 repeat clients
155 reviews

"Sandy was everything I was looking for! I tend to be an overly anxious dog mom and I had never left my little guy with anyone besides family. Sandy put my ne... (more)"

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11. Eleanor

Needful Pets? Please Inquire.

Kerns, Portland, OR, 97232

5 repeat clients
14 reviews

"Eleanor was awesome with Bruiser... She always kept me updated and sent pics. I don't think my dog even wanted to come home!! Lol Bruiser will definitely be ... (more)"

12. Leah

responsible. reliable. trustworthy

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97212

2 repeat clients
5 reviews

"Leah did a great job with my dog. Would recommend her to anyone who has trouble leaving their dog behind when traveling. Kept me updated by sending me pictu... (more)"

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13. Kamee

Stay-At-Home Pet Mama + Sweet Kitty

Kerns, PORTLAND, OR, 97232

3 repeat clients
6 reviews

"Kamee is great! My pup was sick and she was able to give his medication no problem. She even took him to his vet appointment while I was gone. She made me fe... (more)"

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14. Angel

Portland Dog Lovers! Home F-T!!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

26 repeat clients
69 reviews

"My papillon Gwen stayed at Angel's for a couple nights, and looked to be pretty chill about it from the photos I received. When she wasn't stretched out on ... (more)"

15. Amy

Why babysit when you can dog sit?

Sellwood-Moreland, Portland, OR, 97202

1 repeat client
3 reviews

"Amy is a great person and a wonderful dog sitter. Dolce had so much fun and Amy was really great about sending updates throughout Dolce's stay. I would hig... (more)"

16. Melissa


Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

2 repeat clients
10 reviews

"Melissa was great with our little buddy. We were looking for someone active who could take Gadget out to Forest Park. She was also very accommodating with ou... (more)"

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17. Jo

Home stay with Jo and Laika!

Southwest Hills, Portland, OR, 97201

"Jo is my neighbor an dit's been great getting to know her and her dog. They are always coming and going together, no matter the weather and seem to be having... (more)"

18. Lisa

Love them all, both big and small!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97214

About: Aurora, Maya, Dyaln, Molly, Zeke. Those are the names of all the dogs I have lived with over the years, starting when I was ten. Aurora was my firs... (more)

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19. Tara

Energetic Portland Dog Lover

Kerns, Portland, OR, 97232

"Tara is wonderful with our ten month old black lab/great dane puppy. She is patient when his "puppiness" starts to become obnoxious. She is always loving and... (more)"

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20. Stu

Awesome Weekend Dogsitting!!!

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97232

1 repeat client
14 reviews

"Stu! Thank you so much for taking the best care of my sweet (very energetic, nutso) 5 month old pit bull mix puppy, Izzy! You were so easy to communicate wit... (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!"

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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