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1. Dani

Full-Time Pro Dog Lover & Trainer

Hosford, portland, OR, 97202

17 repeat clients
32 reviews

"Dani offered an amazing experience for our much-loved, neurotic chihuahua. She helped the little guy feel cozy in her home and with her dog, Lincoln (our dog... (more)"

2. Misty

Pampering "vacays" for your dog

Hayhurst, Portland, OR, 97221

23 repeat clients
43 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)"

Available this weekend
3. Amy

Happy Pup Holiday!!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

14 repeat clients
31 reviews

"Amy and her family were absolutely wonderful sitters for our two little Papillons. We left our dogs with Amy and her family for two weeks while we were in Eu... (more)"

4. Kelli

Second Home For Your Furbaby

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97212

5 repeat clients
14 reviews

"Our Aussie Luke stayed with Kelli for a week. She was amazing!!! She sent us updates and pictures everyday. She works from home so she is able to give your d... (more)"

5. Julie

We love dogs!

Richmond, Portland, OR, 97214

14 repeat clients
35 reviews

"We are SO happy we found Julie and her family! They took such great care of our puppy. This was our first time using Rover and we were pretty nervous but Jul... (more)"

6. Leah

responsible. reliable. trustworthy

Eliot, Portland, OR, 97212

2 repeat clients
6 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)"

7. Therron

And they called it "Puppy Love"

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97212

2 repeat clients
7 reviews

"Therron did a fantastic job dog sitting Mocha. He took care of her basic needs in addition to making her feel part of the family. One of the great things a... (more)"

8. Polly

Bryant Street Hostel for Dogs

Woodlawn, Portland, OR, 97211

22 repeat clients
27 reviews

"A friend had recommended Polly after her dog had stayed last month. My Iggy had an amazing weekend with Polly, her family and Tripp and the other dog she wa... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
9. Eleanor

Needful Pets? Please Inquire.

Kerns, Portland, OR, 97232

5 repeat clients
15 reviews

"Eleanor was great! You can tell that she really loves dogs. She was really good at keeping in contact and sending me pictures. My Little Shiba Inu seemed ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
10. Sandy

Bed & Biscuits

King, PORTLAND, OR, 97211

17 repeat clients
55 reviews

"As always, the girls LOVED their stay with Sandy! It's the best feeling knowing your little ones are in good hands so you can enjoy your vacation and not fe... (more)"

11. Emily

Exercise and play oriented home

Sunnyside/Belmont, Portland, OR, 97214

6 repeat clients
11 reviews

"Emily was very accommodating on short notice. My dog can be a little socially awkward, but she took right to Sunny and Emily, playing, snuggling, and long wa... (more)"

12. Alissa

Just looking for a dog to love!

Kenton, Portland , OR, 97217

"Alissa has been helping me with my own dog care business. She is reliable and she's a natural when it comes to working with dogs and their owners! I highly r... (more)"

13. Allyson

I wanna walk & chill with your dog!

Boise, Portland, OR, 97217

1 repeat client
1 review

"Allyson is a wonderful dog sitter, I can't sing her praises enough! She's great with our Rottweiler, and our pup absolutely loves her! Whenever she sees All... (more)"

14. Sandra

SandyPDX: 3 Aunties to Love Your Pup!

King, Portland, OR, 97212

80 repeat clients
156 reviews

"Trixie had a GREAT time staying with Sandy, she played so much with the other dogs she's all tuckered out. :) Was very nice to receive pictures of Trixie w... (more)"

15. Julie

5 dogwalkers/pet-sitters in 1!

Concordia, Portland, OR, 97211

3 repeat clients
8 reviews

"Julie was amazing with Loup. She and her roommates took really great care of him-- I think he didn't want to leave! I've never left him with a sitter for so ... (more)"

16. Kamee

Stay-At-Home Pet Mama + Sweet Kitty

Kerns, PORTLAND, OR, 97232

3 repeat clients
6 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 Memorial Day Availability
17. Angel

Portland Dog Lovers! Home F-T!!

King, Portland, OR, 97211

27 repeat clients
71 reviews

"Angel and Monica are awesome!! They sent lots of pictures and updates to ease my worried pet parent mind and we're really accommodating on drop off and pick ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial Day Availability
18. 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)"

19. Katie

Caring and enthusiastic pup-lover!

Hosford, Portland, OR, 97214

"Katie has been caring for my two dogs for over a year. I never doubt that my dogs are in good hands due to her reliability and charm. My two dogs are pretty ... (more)"

20. Stu

Awesome Weekend Dogsitting!!!

Irvington, Portland, OR, 97232

1 repeat client
14 reviews

"Stu was super helpful and patient with my first stay with him. My dog Charlie was relaxed and comfortable in his home. Clearly he received the rate level o... (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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