Dog Boarding in Boston

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Shanni

Fun, active play mate for your pup

Somerville, MA, 02143

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Shanni was easy to communicate with, accommodating of our schedule, and took really good care of Lucy. She got home tired and happy - perfect. (more)"

2. Erica

Responsible and good humored

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02120

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

1 repeat client

"Lucy was well cared for and I know she had a good time as she came home tired out which means this ball of energy had lots of play time. I will definitely l... (more)"

3. Jena

Dog mama with a welcoming home!

South End, Boston , MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"Jena was amazing. You can tell she really loves dogs. She sent us lots of pictures of Charlie and he looked like he was having a great time. It was so comfor... (more)"

4. Irene

I love dogs

Roxbury, jamaica Plain, MA, 02130

Dog Boarding

"Irene was an excellent sitter for our dog Indy- she was attentive to our instructions and extremely caring for Indy. You can tell that she loves dogs and d... (more)"

5. Jenny

Jenny D - Charlestown, MA

Charlestown, Charlestown, MA, 02129

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

5 repeat clients

"Jenny was an outstanding resource for our dog-sitting needs. She was flexible and thoughtful in accommodating our needs and providing updates on Juneau's sta... (more)"

6. Brett

Pets deserve a fun vacation too!

Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston , MA, 02114

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

25 repeat clients

"Theo's stay was about two weeks with Brett and Mitch. Brett was always fast to respond and they took him hiking! Theo has never been hiking before but I'm so... (more)"

7. Jun

*~ Affectionate & Attentive ~*

Somerville, MA, 02143

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Jun is nothing short of awesome. Our normal sitter was booked this weekend, so we were naturally anxious about leaving Jing with a new sitter. Well Jun and R... (more)"

8. Alexandra

Seeking Pug Hugs

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

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

4 repeat clients

"We are so happy we found Alexandra on Rover as new Boston residents! Our 4 year old (highly) energetic lab Murphy had an amazing time with Alexandra and her ... (more)"

9. Jackie

Dog lover! Active with park nearby!

Somerville, MA, 02145

Dog Boarding

"Jackie is a friendly bubbly person and a responsible dog caregiver. I highly recommend her. She took very good care of my pup while I was away for the week. (more)"

10. Nicole

Dog Lover living in a Cat World

Somerville, MA, 02145

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

1 repeat client

"Nicole was a great sitter! Dexter seemed to thoroughly enjoy his time with her and was wiped when he came home. Nicole sent pictures every day along with upd... (more)"

11. Danielle

Active individual who loves pups!

Central, Boston, MA, 02116

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Danielle was awesome! We were sent amazing photos and it looked like our pup had a great time. She was tired out when we got her home from how much she was p... (more)"

12. Simone

I love dogs and dogs love me.

Somerville, MA, 02145

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

1 repeat client

"Simone did an amazing job watching our 3 year old boxer over the Thanksgiving holiday. We couldn't have asked for a better sitter. Simone exceeded all of o... (more)"

13. Meghan

Fun, active playmate for your dog!

South Boston, Boston, MA, 02127

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

1 repeat client

"Meghan was a perfect host for Sherman this past Sunday night! Not only was she extremely easy to get a hold of, she sent me a bunch of photos of Sherman thro... (more)"

14. Alec

We specialize in tiring out dogs :)

Central, Boston, MA, 02114

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

1 repeat client

"Alec was wonderful! My dog Ginger was happy and healthy when I returned home and Alec was extremely communicative, sending numerous pictures while I was gon... (more)"

15. Mary

Active and caring animal lover

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We are so happy with Mary and have deemed her our new dog sitter. My husband and I recently moved to the North Shore area and don't know anyone yet which is ... (more)"

16. Majidah

Majidah's North End Dogsitting

Central, Boston, MA, 02113

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Majidah was awesome! This was my first time using Rover instead of a boarding kennel and I'm very pleased! Sprocket seemed to have a great time and was so re... (more)"

17. Oliver

Dog-lover with Back Yard

South End, BOSTON, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding

"Oliver watched Sugar Bear for 3 days & nights. He sent me lots of photos throughout the time period, including many urban walks, along with kind comments abo... (more)"

18. Selena

Loving Pet Owner!

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

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

29 repeat clients

"Selena is a terrific host! I have used her multiple times now and she is always amazing. She sent me pictures every day. Her dog and Molly got along really w... (more)"

19. Valerie

Lives two Blocks from Dog Park

South End, Boston, MA, 02118

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I am a dental student. I have been dog sitting for over ten years for families with up to three dogs. It's easy for me to care for dogs with my aca... (more)

20. Alyssa

I'm a reliable, easygoing pet lover

Charlestown, Boston, MA, 02129

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"They were great! Ty sent me photos and videos of Sammy during her stay, which I loved. He took her to the park and played fetch with her in the show. Sammy w... (more)"

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When it comes to dog boarding, dog owners in Boston trust their pets with sitters on Rover. Over 6,588 pet owners have reviewed sitters in Boston, giving them an average rating of 4.93/5. Browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. The cost of dog boarding in Boston 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 it you can expect to pay for overnight boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a well-matched sitter.

Where history meets modern culture, scenic Boston is sure to provide your dog with plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and city life. Complete with trails, dog parks, and splendid city views, Boston is the destination for the urban dog.

Wander up Beacon Hill or into Kenmore Square and you will find plenty of stores and restaurants that will gladly cater to your precious pooch. If that doesn't suit your fancy, simply take a walk down cobblestone streets, visit the city dog parks, or play in the water along the nearby harbor.

Centrally located to some of the most desired vacation spots, Boston offers the chance for quick weekend getaways to Cape Cod and Gloucester. However, not all Bostonian travel plans readily accommodate dogs. That's where we come in.

No matter what your schedule looks like—a business trip across the country, a tropical vacation on the other side of the world, or a weekend excursion out of town—you’ll find a trustworthy dog sitter on Rover. Your dog will love the in-home dog boarding experience they’ll get with a sitter on Rover. It’s truly luxury boarding, because your dog isn’t locked in cage at a kennel, they’re lounging on the couch with people who’ll treat them like you would—like family. In-house dog boarding means less stress for your pets, more one-on-one attention, and plenty of potty breaks, so you can take your trip and rest easy knowing that your dog is in great hands. Plus, you can even request adorable photo updates to follow along on your dog’s boarding experience in Boston while you’re away.

Ready to get started? Finding your dog’s perfect match is simple: just type in your zip code, choose dog boarding as your service, browse local sitter profiles near you, and get a conversation started with someone who seems like a great fit.

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