Dog Boarding in San Rafael

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1. Roz Verified Background CheckRover 101

The Woofden!

Greenbrae, CA, 94904

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Carson had a great stay with Roz. I enjoyed email updates while we were away for 2+ weeks; Carson was off on many hikes and runs, getting out and about with ... (more)"

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2. Oak Verified Background Check

Your dog will a part of our family

San Quentin, CA, 94964

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Oak and his family watched our Loki for almost a whole week. We were nothing short of happy with the care that was provided. Loki is quite energetic and Oak ... (more)"

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This weekend
3. Elizabeth Verified Background Check

Dog whisperer, I truly connect w/do

San Rafael, CA, 94903

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth was so kind to Boogie the whole weekend. She was willing to work with us on our schedule (we were getting married so it got a little hectic) and we... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Thanksgiving
4. Carl Verified Background Check

Safe Fenced Yard +Walks & Fun!

Greenbrae, CA, 94904

Dog Boarding

"Carl took such great care of Barka for two weeks! I received updates every day and he was returned to me happy and healthy. Would recommend Carl to care for ... (more)"

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5. Stephanie & Joel Verified Background Check

Would love to board your dog!!

San Rafael, CA, 94901

Dog Boarding

"Stephanie and Joel were excellent sitters for our anxious dog. They were super easy to communicate with especially setting up a pre-visit, arranging drop off... (more)"

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6. Rachel Verified Background Check

Dog lover seeks furry friends!

San Rafael, CA, 94901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Rachel as a trustworthy and responsible dog lover who always goes above and beyond to care for your pet and ensure their happiness, health... (more)"

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7. Rachel Verified Background Check

Work at home Dog Lover

CORTE MADERA, CA, 94925

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rachel was great! She sent me plenty of photos and updates during my dog's stay with her. I would recommend Rachel to anyone looking for a trustworthy pers... (more)"

8. Greg Verified Background CheckRover 101

In&Outdoor Dog Paradise in Marin

Tiburon, CA, 94920

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Greg is great! You can tell he sincerely cares about the dogs. He sent us photos and updates each day. When I went to pick our dogs, they were happy, relaxed, (more)"

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9. Angie Verified Background Check

Rescue is my favorite breed.

Greenbrae, CA, 94904

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Wonderful and easy scheduling interactions, easy dropoff and pickup. My dog got along great with her dogs and I got pictures during the stay. Will hopefully ... (more)"

10. Danielle Verified Background CheckRover 101

Marin Small Dog Boarding

San Rafael, CA, 94903

Dog Boarding

"Danielle and family did a wonderful job watching Jasmine while we away. The daily texts with a picture of our happy dog were wonderful. And the added benefit... (more)"

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11. Cathy Verified Background CheckRover 101

Your pet will be pampered!

San Anselmo, CA, 94960

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I couldn't be more thrilled to have found Cathy. My little man has had some lovely doggie-boarding experience, but this one tops the cake. Cathy's home is be... (more)"

12. Annette Verified Background Check

Ultimate Pet Lover

Novato, CA, 94949

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Pippa loved Annette and we think she is pretty great too! Easy communication, gave us updates, and was thoughtful. I wouldn’t hesitate to ask her to watch Pi... (more)"

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13. Marissa Verified Background Check

available this week!

San Rafael, CA, 94901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"My dog stayed with Marissa for 1 week. Every day she updated me with texts and pictures. Cali even went on adventures, got to sleep on Marissa bed and do her... (more)"

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14. Jessica Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dogs come first!

San Rafael, CA, 94901

Dog Boarding

"When our long-time care person for our precious Rufus closed her business, we were desperate. Rufus had, for eight years, been loved and cared for by no one ... (more)"

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15. Erin Verified Background Check

Your "go-to" Reliable Sitter

San Rafael, CA, 94901

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Erin is fantastic! She's been house-sitting and caring for my dog Ruby for the past 5 years. She is responsible, kind, caring, and always very communicative.... (more)"

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16. Leila Verified Background Check

Compassionate Care For All Animals!

San Rafael, CA, 94903

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leila was wonderful to work with. She was flexible and very responsive. We received tons of adorable photos of our two bulldogs. Highly recommend her and ... (more)"

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17. Lynn Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dogs love Barkland

Greenbrae, CA, 94904

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"What a wonderful place! Our dog has not spent much time away from home, and Lynn made her feel very safe and comfortable. She slept on the bed with Lynn's da... (more)"

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18. April Verified Background Check

Flexible Schedule, Fenced Yard!

San Anselmo, CA, 94960

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"April was fantastic! Jake had a great time and returned happy as a clam :) April sent me photos every day and alleviated dog mom anxiety!!! We will use her a... (more)"

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19. Maureen Verified Background Check

Dog loving family & daily hikes

mill valley, CA, 94941

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Maureen and her family were so sweet to our rescue, Casper. He stayed with them for 5 nights while we were out of town. He can be sensitive and anxious in un... (more)"

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This weekend
20. Christina Verified Background Check

Will "ruff" your dog like our own!

Larkspur, CA, 94939

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Christina was amazing! She was communicative, kind and took care of my baby like he was her own!!! And the pics <3 I will use Christina again for sure!! Jake... (more)"


Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving San Rafael, CA dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in San Rafael, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

If you need to book a great dog sitter on the go, you'll love the Rover dog boarding app. You can browse hundreds of pre-reviewed, trusted dog sitter in minutes from your phone, and rebook your favorite sitter with just a few taps. You'll get photo updates from your dog sitter which can be shared via the Rover dog boarding app in real time, and the app's cashless payment feature allows you to pay your dog sitter easily and securely, without worrying about cash, checks or tips.

The cost of dog boarding in San Rafael may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much you can expect to pay for dog boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with an individual dog sitter.

Interested in what it's like on the other side? Do you think you have what it takes to become a dog sitter for Rover? We're always looking for people with a passion for pooches to join our dog boarding roster. If you've been thinking about starting up your own dog boarding business, or even if you've been doing it on your own for a while, you'll want to check out our easy application process and consider joining the hundreds of awesome dog lovers who use the Rover dog boarding platform. When you become a Rover dog sitter, you get access to great support, including premium pet insurance and immediate, cashless payment (no more worrying about whether you'll get paid on time). Why not apply today?

In other words, when you use Rover to find San Rafael dog boarding services, your pet is given the best in loving care and hands-on attention, and you don't need to miss out on that just because life got in the way.