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1. Sandy

Bed & Biscuits

King, PORTLAND, OR, 97211

"My girls LOVE staying at Sandy's! They got so excited when we dropped them off, they barely said goodbye to me. We feel so comfortable when they are with he... (more)"

2. Sandra

SandyPDX: 3 Aunties to Love Your Pup!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

"Sandra watched our 8 year old Boston Terrier while we were in Hawaii for a week. We usually travel with our dog but were in need of a sitter because pets can... (more)"

3. Julie

We love dogs!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97214

"I'm so happy that I found Julie and her family! They took amazing care of my dog pearl and worked to accommodate my crazy schedule. They also sent me picture... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
4. Dan

My House is Your Dog's House!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97214

"Athena was instantly comfortable with Dan and at Dan's house. He went above and beyond by meeting Athena multiple times before her stay. He provided her lot... (more)"

5. Angel

Portland Dog Lovers! Home F-T!!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

"Absolutely optimal experience. Leaving your dog with a "stranger" is hard, but I had complete confidence and peace of mind during my pup's stay. I received... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. Eleanor

Needful Pets? Please Inquire.

Kerns, Portland, OR, 97232

"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)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
8. Dane

Patient, kind and caring Sitter

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97217

"One learns a lot from a person by the way they are with animals.... Dane has compassion for dogs, I see it when he is with them and when he is not. I also re... (more)"

9. Amy

Happy Pup Holiday!!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

"Another wonderful experience. Cooper comes home happy, well adjusted and can just dive into his regular routine without any signs of trauma around being awa... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
10. Davelly

Dog Care Extraordinaire!

Boise, Portland, OR, 97227

"I would absolutely recommend Davelly for any sort of animal caregiving. They have cared for Keegan in the capacity of hanging out for the ending because I ha... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Melissa


Overlook, Portland, OR, 97217

"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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. Madison

Dog loving Animal Law Student in NW

Northwest, Portland , OR, 97209

"Madison did a great Job watching my little girl. She was easy to get in contact with and replied very quickly. I also appreciated how she sent me photos thro... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
14. Lara

We'd love to watch your pup!

Downtown, Portland, OR, 97201

"Lara and Ryan were amazing! Very responsive and accommodating. I felt like they loved and cared for my dog the way that I would. Would recommend them to a... (more)"

15. Stacy

TLC for your furry family member

Hosford, Portland, OR, 97214

"Stacy was great with Frida! She treated her like one of her own dogs. While I was away Stacy sent picture updates of walks, playing, and dog cuddles. It was... (more)"

16. Carrie

Dog Adventure Specialist!

Boise, Portland, OR, 97227

"Carrie was a wonderful sitter. She was really flexible in accommodating me with the drop-off and pick up times, and super prompt with her communications with... (more)"

17. Julie

Animal lover to the max!

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97209

"Julie and Matt were awesome sitters! I actually think Sampson was a little sad to leave! I'd book them again in a heartbeat and recommend them without hesita... (more)"

18. Christina

Christina H.'s Home

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97201

"Christina was beyond amazing! She took excellent care of our pup, Rodeo for 3 nights and I would definitely use her again! She sent tons of pictures, I never... (more)"

19. Matthew

I love dogs, dogs love me.

Northwest, Portland, OR, 97210

"Matt is wonderful with animals, especially dogs. I've know Matt for several years and have been lucky to have him take care of my dog Jake, a German Shepher... (more)"

20. Casey

Experienced & trusted sitter

Southwest Hills, Portland , OR, 97201

"Casey did a great job with Milo! She sent lots of photos and kept in touch so I wouldn't worry. I look forward to having her stay with Milo again--soon! (more)"

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