1. Eleanor

Needful Pets? Please Inquire.

Kerns, Portland, OR, 97232

5 repeat clients
14 reviews

"Eleanor is a very nice and kind person. She speaks very sweetly to my dog, Griffin and even allowed him to sleep in her bed and on her head when he stayed t... (more)"

2. Angelene

Professional Belly Rub Expert!

Concordia, Portland, OR, 97211

"Angelene did a wonderful job taking care of my dog Abby! She came through for me last minute when another sitter canceled & was very flexible with her schedu... (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
3. Misty

Pampering "vacays" for your dog

Hayhurst, Portland, OR, 97221

18 repeat clients
29 reviews

"My Chipper seemed to enjoy himself and adjusted at Misty's well. It was nice to get updates and pictures on how he was doing. I will use Misty again! (more)"

4. Davelly

Dog Care Extraordinaire!

Boise, Portland, OR, 97227

7 repeat clients
7 reviews

"Dave and Kelly did a great job with Ginger! Loved all the photos that we received during our trip. We knew she was being taken care of well. Would definit... (more)"

5. Sandy

Bed & Biscuits

King, PORTLAND, OR, 97211

13 repeat clients
40 reviews

"Sandy was great and took excellent care of our little Tito when we were out of town for a few days. She helped him become more socialable with other dogs and... (more)"

6. Emily

Exercise and play oriented home

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97214

1 repeat client
5 reviews

"Emily was super great with both us and our pup. Our trip plans changed last minute, cutting our expected stay in half. Emily was very understanding and initi... (more)"

7. Sandra

SandyPDX: 3 Aunties to Love Your Pup!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

76 repeat clients
151 reviews

"I really appreciate Sandy's flexibility. I've just started a new job, am seeking housing, while still doing some dog/house stays myself. She's been good to w... (more)"

8. Amy

Happy Pup Holiday!!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

8 repeat clients
28 reviews

"Cooper as usual enjoyed his stay at Camp Amy's - he is so loved while staying here, I miss my boy, of course, while I'm gone, but it's great to know I never ... (more)"

9. Angel

Portland Dog Lovers! Home F-T!!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

21 repeat clients
54 reviews

"I only wish I could give Angel and Monica six stars. Really incredible, caring and loving people. I could not have wished for a better stay for Rufus (my 9 w... (more)"

10. Nicole

Can offer snuggles & great photos!

Hosford, Portland, OR, 97202

"Nicole was great with Holly, sent a bunch of updates with funny pictures. She was really flexible and the house was super nice, Holly never wanted to come h... (more)"

11. Stu

Awesome Weekend Dogsitting!!!

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97232

"I was very anxious using rover. I have a new puppy that I found dumped on the side of a busy road in the country. After a trip to a vet, it was determined s... (more)"

12. Tony

Stay at home Doggy Care!

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97205

"i would highly recommend Tony! He was very responsive and engaged while we were on vacation and provided updates and photos of our dog during the trip. I wil... (more)"

13. Melissa


Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

1 repeat client
5 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)"

14. Kamee

Stay-At-Home Pet Mama + Sweet Kitty

Kerns, PORTLAND, OR, 97232

1 repeat client
2 reviews

"Such great sitters! They watched our large 95 lbs 2 yr old dog and did such a great job. They took him on long walks, gave him lots of attention and all wi... (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
15. Jean

Play Dates are Fun With Little Alex

King, Portland , OR, 97212

9 repeat clients
18 reviews

"Jean was wonderful. Very kind about accepting my last minute reservation and put me at ease about leaving my pup with her. Plus, he came absolutely exhausted... (more)"

16. Lara

We'd love to watch your pup!

Downtown, Portland, OR, 97201

1 repeat client
9 reviews

"I am so appreciative to Lara & Ryan!! The loving, playful and joyful care they gave Aniera & Toby made my work trip stress-free. they were loving my little f... (more)"

17. Thomas

Active fun couple here for your dog

Boise, Portland, OR, 97217

"Thomas and Samantha were fantastic. When my sitter bailed on us the week before I was going to get married, they were there to help in a pinch. They sent pic... (more)"

18. Lana


Hosford, portland, OR, 97202

1 repeat client
4 reviews

"Lana is very natural with dogs. She loves them and they love her. She takes her responsibilities as a dog sitter very seriously, and I feel comfortable leavi... (more)"

19. Conner

Fun college student who loves dogs!

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97201

"Conner was very is to communicate with and sent tons of photos during Rox's stay! She had a great time and will definitely use Conner again when we travel! (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
20. Joseph

Welcome to your Dog's Second Home!

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97232

21 repeat clients
49 reviews

"Joseph was WONDERFUL with our dog! He was great about sending us pictures of Winchester everyday, and even sent him home with special treats! Joseph's dog wa... (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.

Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a night on Rover.com? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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, Rover.com 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.

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