1. Therron

And they called it "Puppy Love"

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97212

3 repeat clients

"Therron is a great guy and pet sitter. We were out of the country for two weeks and wanted our sweet corgi Milo to have a safe place to go that would also gi... (more)"

2. Misty

Pampering "vacays" for your dog

Hayhurst, Portland, OR, 97221

26 repeat clients

"Misty was great! She was wonderful with communication during the booking process and then during Zurie's stay, which included sending photos of our beloved ... (more)"

3. Sandy

Bed & Biscuits

King, PORTLAND, OR, 97211

23 repeat clients

"I've reviewed Sandy before but just want to say again that she's the best! My dog, Birdie, is so well taken care of when she's there and she LOVES Sandy. Als... (more)"

Confirmed Labor Day Availability
4. Polly

Bryant Street Hostel for Dogs

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97211

23 repeat clients

"Polly and her family took such great care of our baby Malla. She was treated just like one of their own! We got pictures and updates every day, which made ... (more)"

Confirmed Labor Day Availability
5. Michael

I'm a people-pleaser by nature.

Concordia, Portland, OR, 97211

"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. Emily

Exercise and play oriented home

Sunnyside/Belmont, Portland, OR, 97214

8 repeat clients

"Emily was great! She was super accommodating and sent me tons of pictures of Humphrey! I never once worried that he might not be ok, which to me, is the sign... (more)"

Confirmed Labor Day Availability
7. Dani

Full-Time Pro Dog Lover & Trainer

Hosford, portland, OR, 97202

23 repeat clients

"I recently left my dog Julius with Dani for two nights and three days. I am somewhat neurotic about my dog and have never left him overnight with anyone othe... (more)"

8. Sarah

We love all dogs!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97202

1 repeat client

"When our original plans fell through last minute, Sarah helped pick up the pieces and save our day! She took my 110 pound baby on even though she was at max ... (more)"

9. Sandra

SandyPDX: 3 Aunties to Love Your Pup!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

82 repeat clients

"Sandy was great with my Charlotte. You can tell Sandy just loves all dogs and I when I visited her before our trip I felt comfortable leaving Charlotte with ... (more)"

10. Claire

I love dogs & dogs love me ❤️

Boise, Portland , OR, 97217

"Claire is absolutely amazing! This was the first time that I left my baby girl with a sitter. I was very nervous about it. Claire responded quickly to my req... (more)"

Available this weekend
11. MacKenzie

Three Stories Dog Boarding/Daycare

Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland, OR, 97239

About: My partner and I have had dogs all of our lives. In my family, we also had at LEAST two dogs in our house. I have experience fostering puppies and ... (more)

12. Angela

Dog owner who will spoil yours!

Concordia, Portland, OR, 97211

"Very friendly and accommodating. Angela was helpful with working out logistical details. Seemed to be great dog people and Henry was instantly a part of thei... (more)"

13. Karl

Work from home all week with my dog

Arbor Lodge, Portland , OR, 97217

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)"

14. Sarah

A Dog-gone good time!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

2 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. Alexandra

Your dog will feel at home!

Downtown, Portland , OR, 97201

3 repeat clients

"Alexandra was great! My pup came back happy and I know she had a wonderful time. I got pics and messages while I was gone and I knew she was in great hands. ... (more)"

16. Davelly

Dog Care Extraordinaire!

Boise, Portland, OR, 97227

10 repeat clients

"Zoey came home happy after spending a couple days with Toad and parents! Zoey's parents (us) enjoyed and felt very reassured with all the photos of her fun ... (more)"

17. Tori

Can't wait to take care of your dog

Downtown, Portland, OR, 97201

2 repeat clients

"Loki had such a fantastic time with Tori! She sent an adorable photo update while I was gone for the weekend, and he came home sleepy and well exercised. I c... (more)"

18. Soonah

Your buddy will never get bored!

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97212

"Soonah was an incredible dog sitter EVER! One day I got a call from my boss for an unexpected business trip in very last minute. Even though it was an ov... (more)"

19. Ellen

Spacious apartment on N Williams

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97227

1 repeat client

"Ellen and Liz were fantastic (and Fox!). We have a 7 month old puppy and they took wonderful care of him - gave him lots of exercise, and knew just what to ... (more)"

20. Chris

Trusting & responsible ❤

Old Town-Chinatown, Portland, OR, 97209

"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.

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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